A woman takes in the city of Cartagena, Colombia.

Colombia Travel Tips: Accessibility and Safety

As with travel to any foreign country, a good dose of common sense will serve you well in Colombia when it comes to staying safe, but it’s always best to familiarize yourself with cultures and customs before your visit. This is especially true for travelers with disabilities, women traveling alone, or gay and lesbian travelers.

Margot stands in the foreground with the stunning form of the Taj Mahal behind her.

Learning Patience on a Trip to India

A serial traveler from a young age, Margot Bigg hadn’t seen much of the developing world before she set foot on Indian soil. Her first trip to India completely transformed the way she saw the world and taught her how to relax and go with the flow much more than she ever thought possible.

Curving shoreline and water going from turquoise to deep blue.

Virgin Islands Travel Advice

If you’re already anticipating escaping to warmer climates in the cold early months of 2012, Susanna Henighan Potter, author of Moon Virgin Islands, has some great ideas for a fun-filled getaway.