May 2014 Features
Wise travelers know when (and where) to let someone else lead—and that the most memorable guided trips turn facts and experiences into truth and insight. Let our ninth annual list of best-in-class itineraries stoke your curiosity about the world's wonders.
From volcano boarding in Nicaragua to exploring glaciers in Iceland, see photos from our list of the best tours to take in 2014.
An American cuts off ties for a month on New Guinea yet leaves with deeper connections than he imagined possible.
All quiet on the western front? A century later, World War I echoes are as loud as northeastern France is lively.
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