Accommodations set on the verdant banks along the slow-moving Kwai River.

Excursions from Bangkok: Kanchanaburi Town

This sleepy, picturesque river town is exceedingly tranquil, with the slow-moving Kwai River snaking its way through limestone hills. Here’s everything you need to plan a trip to Kanchanaburi Town.

View of a classic locomotive painted black with red accents around the engineers compartment windows.

Sacramento in the Summertime: Family-Friendly Fun

Headed to Sacramento this summer in a car filled with summer breakers? Luckily for you, the Sacramento region is chock-full of memorable and educational adventures for both parents and kids to enjoy. Christopher Arns shares fun activities for the whole family, from riding steam locomotives and whitewater rafting to gold panning and telling campfire stories.

A simple cottage style white house with vines growing up the walls.

Hollywood in Texas: Austin on the Silver Screen

For most of the past decade, MovieMaker magazine has named Austin among the top moviemaking cities in the country. More than 350 major features and made-for-TV movies have been filmed in Austin over the past 20 years, and hundreds of commercials and independent projects have also used the capital city as a backdrop. Here are some fun facts about the city’s presence on the silver screen.

Mercer is carved in stone on a foot-high wall surrounding a plot of stone-covered graves.

Savannah’s Bonaventure Cemetery

On the banks of the Wilmington River just east of town lies one of Savannah’s most unique sights, Bonaventure Cemetery. Author Jim Morekis tells you how to get there and what to see.

The two stars of TV's Route 66 lean against a now-classic corvette.

Hollywood Road Trips Through the Years, Part 1

A century ago, the simultaneous invention of motor cars and motion pictures was a match made in Hollywood heaven, and over the years, movies have created some magical road trip memories. Jamie Jensen gives us part one of a brief chronology of classic road trip films.

A lone tree on a grassy plain with light filtering through clouds to highlight the distant foothills.

Exploring the Río Mendoza Valley

Learn about the towns and resorts of the upper Río Mendoza valley including Uspallata, Los Penitentes, and Puente del Inka. A getaway region for locals, almost everyone finds it a diverse recreational destination.