New York Times : Travel (28)

Summer Firsts: Joyce Maynard: On Love, Motorcycles and the Art of Being a Passenger

One summer, the novelist and the man who would become her husband embarked on an unlikely journey through the heart of New England.

Frugal Traveler: In Warsaw, With Chopin as Muse

Through the great Polish composer, finding a deeper understanding and appreciation of a city that is an oft-overlooked gold mine for budget travelers.

Next Stop: A Day at the Beach in, Yes, Gary, Indiana

Sandy ridges of wooded pines, serene footbridges over natural ponds and the color that can only come from longtime residents of this forgotten steel town.

Martha’s Vineyard Has a Nourishing Magic for Black Americans

My first vacation on the island was bartered. That was seven years ago, and I’ve been drawn back every summer since.

Q&A: In an Arkansas Town, Music Is Key to a Comeback

Terry Stewart, formerly with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has a plan to bring tourists to El Dorado, Ark. The focus is on the arts.

Chasing the Deal: In St. Lucia, a Celebration of Chocolate

Resorts are offering packages and deals for Chocolate Heritage Month, with tours, tastings and spa treatments.

Pet City: When the Delayed Passenger Is a Potbellied Pig

The Ark at JFK, an animal center at Kennedy International Airport, makes dogs, cats, horses and other creatures in transit feel at home.

Explorer: The Wonder Women of Botswana Safari

At one of Africa’s most progressive safari destinations, all-female guides are a success with guests from around the world.

A Day at the Beach in, Yes, Gary, Indiana

Sandy ridges of wooded pines, serene footbridges over natural ponds and the color that can only come from longtime residents of this forgotten steel town.

Pet City: When the Delayed Passenger is a Potbellied Pig

The Ark at JFK, an animal center at Kennedy International Airport, makes dogs, cats, horses and other creatures in transit feel at home.

How to Move When You Have Dogs and Cats

Packing up and relocating can be a logistical nightmare, and having pets may only complicate matters. Here are tips to make moving less stressful.

Itineraries: Airports Use Twitter to Ease Travelers’ Concerns

'Instead of giant screens and inaudible public address systems,' as one passenger put it, airports, airlines and the T.S.A. are communicating on social media.

The Getaway: Camping Today: Goodbye Pup Tent; Hello Wi-Fi

With a new wave of campers comes Wi-Fi, plush robes, and apps that make booking a campsite as easy as calling an Uber.

Pursuits: In the Yakima Valley, Serious Wines and Sweeping Vistas

Tasting rooms without attitude, wine-friendly menus and fields of wheat and spearmint are among the many charms of this region of Washington State.

Pursuits: Birders and Naturalists Ponder the Fate of the Greater Sage Grouse

The Interior Secretary recently announced that efforts to protect the handsome bird, known for an amazing mating dance, are being reviewed.

Bites: Meril, From Emeril Lagasse, Looks Beyond New Orleans for Inspiration

'This is not the typical New Orleans experience,' Mr. Lagasse said. 'Meril is how I think people want to eat today.'

Appreciating Air Travel

Despite all its problems, there is plenty to appreciate about air travel, from its technology and safety to its history and entertaining in-flight videos.

Explorer: In Mauritius, Secluded Beaches, Verdant Hills and Harmony

The remote island is a mosaic, and its cultures mingle in a distinctive cuisine with Indian, French, Chinese and Creole flavors.

Frugal Traveler: To Save Money on Flights, Look to Smaller Airports

Smaller and sometimes more out-of-the-way airports can save you a decent chunk of change and a fair amount of grief.

Carry-On: What the Mystery Writer Sue Grafton Can’t Travel Without

Books, of course. And many pens, Scrabble and a sketchbook.

Chasing the Deal: Affordable Trips to South Africa

Cape Town, Johannesburg and Cape Winelands are among the destinations travel companies are offering. Itineraries include game drives and city tours.

How to Plan a Last-Minute Eclipse Trip

How to go, where to stay and what to do if you just now decided you wanted to see the total solar eclipse.

Explore 6 Premier League Destinations

The cities of the Premier League have so much more to offer than just soccer. Here are six locations worth exploring.

Footsteps: August Wilson’s Pittsburgh

Exploring the world Wilson wrote about isn’t easy: many of the hubs of black life he chronicled are gone. But the changing world is what defined his works.

Travel Tips: How to Make the Most of Free Hotel Amenities

Hit the happy hour, use the hotel’s gym and ride in the house car .

What to Read Before You Head to Pittsburgh

Writers like August Wilson, John Edgar Wideman and Michael Chabon have used the city as a backdrop for their stories.

The Getaway: New Ways to Find and Book the Perfect Vacation Rental

A look at methods you may not have considered or even know about, from traditional hotel booking sites to the latest Google tool.

The Look: Hong Kong’s Cinematic Style

'I wanted to capture photos that were cinematic because I am very inspired by the cinema of Hong Kong,' said the photographer An Rong Xu, who visited Hong Kong this spring.