A leaf-strewn path winds between tall leaves with foliage just starting to turn yellow.

How the Travel Industry Has Changed Since 9/11

Since the September 11th attacks, for most travelers, much has changed, including an increase in costs, inconveniences, and security measures. Laura Martone interviews travel industry veteran Bob Diener for more insights into fees and changes to expect in the future.

View down a street in Santarém lined with businesses, one of which has Casa Feliz painted along the front.

Visit the River Port Town of Santarém in Pará, Brazil

The second largest city in Pará, Santarém is a drowsy yet interesting river port town. Aside from offering a firsthand glimpse into Amazonian culture, the surrounding region boasts natural treasures of great beauty that can easily transform any “stopover” into a week’s stay.

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The Missed Flight

In which author Michael Sommers does something he had never done in his 40-something years of traveling. He misses his flight.

A Swiss plane is visible through floor to ceiling windows from the interior of Sao Paulo airport,

High Flying in Brazil

In the U.S., flying is as appealing as a drive in a Greyhound bus, but in Brazil, air travel is still a special experience in which you pay to be pampered.