Christopher Elliott explains three hotel terms you need to know before your next hotel visit.
Christopher Elliott explains how to save money on travel by booking a “back-to-back” airline ticket.
Aren and his siblings dodged large reptiles on their visit to Dinosaur World near Plant City, Fla. Find out if they survived …
Aren and Iden looked for sharks at SeaWorld in Orlando. Find out what they discovered — and what they almost took home with them.
Aren and his siblings drove on New Smyrna Beach, Fla., today and saw lots and lots of art at the Images art festival. For lunch, Aren tried alligator.
Iden Elliott discovered his favorite beach when he visited Canaveral National Seashore, just a stone’s throw away from the Kennedy Space Center. His brother, Aren, and sister, Erysse, helped him explore the shore.
Oh no! Our annual passes to Disney World have expired, and Aren, Iden and Erysse Elliott are SO sad! Today they said good-bye to the park.
Aren, Iden and Erysse Elliott spend a morning looking for Indian shell mounds and minding the alligators at Hontoon Island State Park, near DeLand, Fla.
Getting your ski legs isn’t always easy. Here’s what happened to Christopher Elliott when he took his first run of 2009 at Whistler-Blackcomb.
Here are three tips for a better holiday trip. How to save money on lodging, have a sane flight, and pay less for your trip.
How do you get a little shut-eye while you’re on a flight? Here are three tips that will practically guarantee you’ll catch a few zs.
You’ve probably heard about checkpoint-friendly bags, which allow you to go through airport security screening without removing your laptop. But there’s a catch.
Airlines have started charging $15 for your first checked bag. Here are three clever ways to avoid this extra surcharge for your luggage.
It’s Aren Elliott’s sixth birthday, and his brother Iden wants to send him into outer space. What better place to try than at Kennedy Space Center? Here’s their adventure.
The Elliott boys tried to visit the Toy Story ride at Disney Studios today. Here’s what happened.
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So what exactly are your rights if you’re stuck on a plane that’s parked at the gate? The Armchair Traveler explains.
They let the Armchair Traveler out of the office this week. Here’s his report on the “highs” and “lows” of travel, as he visits New Mexico and Colorado. Here’s a high-resolution version.
When it comes to footwear, the Armchair Traveler has got you covered. Here’s the latest installment of his videocast, in which he answers the question: What shoes should I wear when I fly? Here’s a high-resolution version.
The Armchair Traveler shows you how to fix a ticket when you’ve got the wrong name on it. Yes, there is hope.
The Armchair Traveler shows you how to find an inexpensive floating vacation. Here’s episode 4 of the videocast. Here’s a high-definition version. Enjoy!
The Armchair Traveler reveals his secrets for scoring a cheap rental car. (Here’s a high-definition version.)
The Armchair Traveler tells you how to get through a TSA security line fast. It’s so easy, a kid could do it!
The Armchair Traveler reveals three secrets that will keep you from losing your checked luggage. This is the first episode of my new podcast. Any comments or suggestions? Please send them along.
Many Web sites promise the cheapest airfares. Only three actually deliver, in the humble opinion of The Armchair Traveler. Find out which ones made the cut.