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The Ultimate Canada Travel Guide

Stretching more than 9,000 km from coast to coast, it should come as no surprise that Canada’s awe-inspiring natural beauty plays such a large role in the country’s collective identity. It’s hard to box such a massive place into a single description. Within its borders you’ll find everything from dramatic fjords and remote arctic tundra […]

Travelers Stuck at Home Because of the Coronavirus: Read This

Three months ago, I was surfing every sunrise on the glassy waves of Hiriketiya Bay, southern Sri Lanka. Four months past, my evenings were spent navigating the soy-scented night markets of Bangkok. Go back a year and I was exploring Mexico, devouring huevos rancheros with refried beans on cobbled plazas in Morelia and Guanajuato. Last […]

The Last Place on Earth to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Discover an untapped tropical paradise with a bonus bucket list feature: it’s the last place on Earth to greet the new year.  When the countdown starts on New Year’s Eve, will you be celebrating in the same way you always do? Or will you be an adventure seeker, blazing a new trail? Well friend, if […]

Italians Are Sharing Their Quarantine Views, and It’s Beautiful

While all eyes are on Italy, Italians are looking out their windows towards one another. As we hold our breath, they’re singing.  Facing a multi-week quarantine after an infectious and deadly spread of the Coronavirus across the country, Italians have officially been on lockdown since March 9. Some communities in the north, where the virus […]

Coronavirus Anxiety: How to Manage Your Mental Health During a Pandemic

Anyone else feel like they’re living in some dystopian sci-fi movie lately? Perhaps you’ve felt your stress level rising incrementally or you’re already in full-on disaster prevention mode, surrounding yourself with an arsenal of cleaning products and canned beans. Either end of the spectrum—you’re definitely not alone. If I see one more grocery store sold […]

The Adventurer’s Guide to the UAE

It’s no secret that the UAE is most famous for its cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, where glittering skyscrapers dominate the skyline, shopping malls are the size of small towns, world-class beaches invite you to make the most of sunny days, and art and culture from around the world thrives in museums and galleries.  […]

Should the Coronavirus Change Your Travel Plans? 150 Digital Nomads Weigh In

When your entire existence revolves around travel, an infectious virus spreading at a rapid rate across the globe is bound to jumble up your plans. Despite years of experience under their belts and an astute know-how of navigation, responses from digital nomads and full-time travelers vary from seemingly unbothered to plan-altering levels of concern when […]

41 of the Best Things to Do in Poland

In a whirlwind of potato-packed pierogi dumplings, Slavic churches, cobbled old towns, and smoky sheep’s cheese, Poland unfolds from the icy waves of the Baltic Sea to the rock-topped crags of the Tatras. From north to south, it packs in all sorts to entertain travelers. You’ll come face to face with grunting bison in old-growth […]

15 Black Travel Bloggers That Will Inspire Your Next Trip

From searching for killer street art to curating the best travel budget tips, dishing out advice on traveling with a kids to leading unique ancestry trips, these top black travel bloggers have dominated the industry and are now sharing the low down on how to live your best life in 2020. Here are 15 of our favorites: […]

7 Countries That Actually Give a Sh*t About Gender Equality

On February 27th, Scotland took a huge leap toward becoming the first country in the world to make feminine hygiene products — AKA, tampons and pads— free to anyone who needs them. The groundbreaking Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill passed through the first of three stages in the Scottish Parliament by a vote of 112-0. To […]

29 of the Best Things To Do in Colombia

Swaying in a colorful hammock to nature’s tune of a gentle Caribbean breeze is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Colombian treasures. Amazonian greenery, misty mountains, and arid deserts give this country (nearly) all of South America’s land diversity right within its borders. Before my fist visit, fellow travelers emphatically shared […]

High in the Sky on Salta’s Train to the Clouds

The province of Salta boasts some of Argentina’s most dramatic scenery, and the Train to the Clouds (Tren a las Nubes) is a delightful way to take in all of it. It’s the third-highest, high-altitude train in the world and an adventure through the depths of the Lerma valley on a railroad with a century […]

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CDC Issues Travel Advisory for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a very rare domestic travel advisory urging people in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to “refrain from non-essential domestic travel” for the next two weeks. This advisory follows President Trump’s suggestions to ban New Yorkers— who have seen death rates soar over the last few days— from traveling […]

These Coronavirus-Inspired TikToks Will Get You Through Self-Isolation

Last week we brought you our favorite Coronavirus Twitter memes; this week we’ll dive into Tik Tok compile a few of the app’s most creative Coronavirus-inspired songs, dances and videos. Despite the fact that coronavirus itself definitely isn’t funny, the entire world has been transforming frazzled energy into humor—something that doctors actually suggest for your […]

Coronavirus: Italy Sees Signs of Hope, U.S Extends Social Distancing

While Italy sees small signs of hope as the Coronavirus mortality rate drops for a third day in a row, infectious disease experts in the United States warn that the pandemic could still kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans and potentially infect millions. In a move motivated by the nation’s rapidly growing numbers — as of […]

Airlines Slash Travel Fares Over Coronavirus: Should You Book?

Airline fares are dropping nearly everywhere while fear and uncertainty over Coronavirus grows. The virus is halting most travel plans, but others are snagging up flights at rock bottom prices. Should you take advantage of the travel deals or stay grounded and close to home? Here’s the scoop: Should I book flight deals during the […]

European Union Moves to Block All Non Essential Travel

As more countries move to close their borders, the President of the European Commission announced new guidelines on border measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus. The proposal sent to G7 partners and heads of states on March 16th, 2020, calls for a 30 day ban on non-essential travel to all 27 countries in the […]

Traveling from US to Europe during Coronavirus: The Latest Guidelines and Restrictions

For frequent travelers, Coronavirus is wreaking some serious havoc. With CDC-driven travel advisories, confusion around travel insurance coverage during a pandemic and drama around airline change fees, this has been one crazy week. But, some of the biggest news yet came when President Trump announced a 30-day travel ban starting Friday, March 13th from select […]

Canceling Travel During Coronavirus: Which Airlines are Waiving Change Fees

As uncertainty grows and more countries are added to the Coronavirus travel ban list, travelers worldwide are wondering what they can do about their upcoming trip. Thankfully, most airlines are waiving change fees and cancellation costs for travel through April 30, 2020, and some airlines are even waiving change fees for flights booked today, so […]

Does Travel Insurance Cover Coronavirus?

I’m a travel professional with a heavy travel schedule over the next few months. As news was breaking about the spread of the Coronavirus worldwide, I quickly started researching my options. Could I safely cancel my flights? Who’s responsible for the costs? Is travel insurance worth it? Does travel insurance even cover Coronavirus? While I […]

The Latest Coronavirus Travel Ban and Guidelines

The U.S. State Department is warning Americans not to travel to 50+ countries across the globe. Updated: March 30th, 2020 The Coronavirus — a virus that causes a fever and symptoms of the upper respiratory system, like a sore throat, coughing, and a runny nose — has spread to at least 102 countries, with roughly […]

You Can Explore These 6 Massive Ice Castles In January

Ice Castles is an enchanting winter phenomenon that brings fairytales to life. The frozen, tactile art exhibit pops up in six cities across North America this January. The Ice Castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, slides, and fountains. According to the Ice Castles site, each castle is built by hand and takes […]

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