Few things in nature are as mesmerizing as a waterfall—the thunderous roar as water spills over cliffs, the light glistening off the spray, the sheer force of it all. From Niagara Falls in the U.S. to Angel Falls in Venezuela, here are the world's most photogenic falls.
Do you still use traveler's checks? They work like dollars, but can be replaced if lost or stolen. They're best for those who don't want to use credit or ATM cards—or carry large amounts of cash. But they are becoming outmoded. Many stores and hotels in Europe now refuse to accept them, for example. Even if they're denominated in euros. In China, however, they are still a great value.
L.A.-based reader Sandra Kossacoff got the early 50th-birthday gift of her dreams when she embarked on an adventure-packed cruise to Antarctica with her husband, Howard, and sons, Alex and Casey.