September Giveaway: $500 Travel Gift Card

For September's giveaway, we're doing things a little differently. A UK resident kindly pointed out to me last month that Airbnb gift cards can't be...

What it’s Like to Visit the Mt Fuji Pink Moss Festival (Fuji Shiba-Sakura)

Photos and planning info from the Mt Fuji's biggest (and pinkest!) flower festival From cherry blossoms to autumn leaves, Japan...
Natural Remedies for Flight Anxiety

Natural Remedies & Supplements for Flight Anxiety

How to Calm Travel Anxiety Naturally: Over the Counter Remedies As often as I travel, I'm still susceptible to flight anxiety,...
Bowery Hotel Wall of Tassel Room Keys

10 Hotels With the Most Beautiful Room Keys

Hotels with Real Room Keys Hotels with key cards--and their attendant security risks--are everywhere nowadays. But there are holdouts, and even...
ghibli museum totoro ticket office

How to Buy Ghibli Museum Tickets Online (and what to do if they’re sold...

Everything You Need to Know About Buying Ghibli Museum Tickets in 2019 Ghibli Museum tickets are some of the hottest tickets...
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The Incredible Street Art of San Juan’s Santurce Neighborhood

The Murals of Santurce On a recent trip to San Juan, the Santurce murals were on my must-see list, and...
My 2019 Travel Resolutions

My 2019 Travel Resolutions

Step Away from the Instagram Instagram has been, and probably will continue to be a source...
Sustainable Tourism is Easier Than You Think: Actionable Tips to Become a More Sustainable Traveler

Sustainable Tourism is Easier Than You Think: Actionable Tips to Become a More Sustainable...

What is Sustainable Travel? Before we talk about how to travel sustainably, what is sustainable travel really? There's often a misconception that...
Come for the Pastries and Stay for the Craft Beer in Knoxville

Come for the Pastries and Stay for the Craft Beer in Knoxville

On a recent road trip through the Southern US, we knew a stop at Knoxville's Wild Love Bakehouse was non-negotiable. When the well-traveled writers of Afar...
A Sublime New Orleans Airbnb Stay in an 1800s Mansion

A Sublime New Orleans Airbnb Stay in an 1800s Mansion

I splurged on a gorgeous Airbnb during a quick stop in New Orleans recently. Right off of Bourbon street, but just a bit away from...