Along with history, the 100-mile hiker-biker trail where the Berlin Wall stood offers new possibilities for people and nature.

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From his home north of Seattle, travel expert Rick Steves discusses his recent trips abroad and plans for 2022.

Along with history, the 100-mile hiker-biker trail where the Berlin Wall stood offers new possibilities for people and nature.

  • Gabriel Popkin
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If you need a coronavirus test to travel, do your homework, make phone calls, have a backup plan and be flexible.

  • Sunny Fitzgerald
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What’s ahead for holiday travelers?

Travel section reporters and editors will answer reader questions live Monday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m.

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Gifts for travelers, Global Entry renewal and coping with the uncertainty of a new variant

Read a transcript of the Travel section's weekly online discussion.

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Airline flight changes, packing light and hitting the road for Thanksgiving

Read a transcript of the Travel section's weekly online discussion.

A Colombian photographer captures the vivid hues of a Holi-inspired festival outside Bogotá.

Travelers seeking a night sky swimming in stars, planets and meteors can find it in areas designated as having little light pollution.

  • Bailey Berg
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Don’t let family road trips make “the most wonderful time of the year” the most stressful instead.

  • Nevin Martell
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With so many variables, knowing your needs and your options is a must when looking for insurance.

Travelers have been left stuck abroad, desperately trying to get home amid a slew of cancelations, while others are scratching plans to see loved ones in other countries — for many the latest in a series of pandemic-induced travel frustrations.

“Pass the Butterworms,” an essay collection by travel writer Tim Cahill, taught me that the best trips are a combination of purpose and place.

  • Dina Mishev
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The CalMac ferry services 35 islands and mainland cities across 200 miles of Scotland’s west coast.

  • Liza Weisstuch
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Visitors can still trace Eleanor of Aquitaine’s legacy in two rapidly changing locations: the city of Poitiers and the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud.

  • Mary Winston Nicklin
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The laid-back region offers a less-expensive, less-crowded tasting experience.

  • Karen Gardiner
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With almost two years of disrupted travel behind them, vacationers are placing a premium on certainty.

A pandemic-era respite in Portopetro, a quiet fishing village on the southeast coast of Mallorca.

  • Bob Drogin
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Extensive new trails added to the U.S. Bicycle Route System in five states are an infrastructure boon for bicyclists.

Researching the history of genever, the traditional Dutch spirit flavored with juniper, led the author to bars, distilleries, museums — and windmills.

  • Liza Weisstuch
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Taschen’s lavishly illustrated “Great Escapes USA: The Hotel Book” showcases 45 resorts in 14 states.

  • Rebecca Powers
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Whether you are an accomplished skier or new to the sport, the key to staying safe is to know your limits.

  • Bailey Berg
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“There’s a lot of misinformation floating around right now about coronavirus testing.”

Backcountry skiing requires specialized gear and a thorough understanding of avalanche hazards and how to navigate them.

  • Rachel Walker
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