Beth Themm

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6 Digital Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Love Letters: Jamaica

<i>David Barber is the director of marketing and communications at Half Moon, A RockResort, located in Montego Bay, Jamaica. He was born and raised in Devon, England, UK, and worked for several years on the Jamaican Tourism Board. He later left Jamaica for a few years to pursue other opportunities,</i> …

9 Of The World's Most Stunning Places Where You Can Sleep On A Boat

We know you can sleep underwater, but what about <i>on</i> the water?<p>Yes, we are aware you can sleep on a cruise ship (or sailboat, or privately chartered mega-yacht) in the middle of the ocean. But to see the world's natural and urban wonders from a totally new angle, try trading your hotel room for an …

Dunluce Castle, Northern Ireland: Romantic Ruins

From skulls to sewers: the darker side of Paris

Paris basks in its reputation as a glittering capital of fashion, art and culture – but it also has the power to bewitch visitors with more macabre sights.<p>Peer behind the glamour of the French capital to discover the best of its underground wonders and grisly history.<p>Les Catacombes<p>Beneath Paris’ …

France

Traveling for Fashion in Vancouver

I recently visited the beautiful city of Vancouver, Canada, where I got an inside look at local fashion. To be specific, I spent a day hopping around to the many boutique clothing stores around the city.<p>And it suffices to say, I was impressed by what I discovered. Along with great staples like …

Seeing Travel in a New Light

I consider travel an enlightening experience, but it never occurred to me that beams of light might change the way we travel. Recently, lighting scientists (yes, they exist) have dissected the specific wavelengths of electric light to better understand how they affect our bodies.<p>“Hotels will offer …

Best places to get naked

It's not news to point out that the human body has been fetishized by advertising, consumerism, cinema, etc. There is, however, no better way to realize the folly of this fetishism than to get naked with others (in some non-sexual way) and see how quickly the symbolic becomes hyperbolic. Here are …

Hot Springs

8 signs you’ve lost your sense of adventure

You may have lived on a communal farm in the Prairies in the early ’80s. You may have spent one year traveling around in your Volkswagen van with …

The Silver View at Yosemite

The Silver View at Yosemite

House of Cards<p>Anyone else into this show? Curtis recommended it to me, and I’m really enjoying it. I’ve always liked Kevin Spacey. Give it a whirl if …

Rio Celeste Waterfall Is Quite Possibly The Bluest Waterfall On Earth

It may look like Photoshop, but it's not.<p>This is the waterfall at Rio Celeste, a river in Costa Rica's Tenorio Volcano National Park. The water is actually this dazzling blue color because of volcanic minerals below the surface-- it's the real-life version of an effect usually only achieved with …

Some Of The World's Scariest Roads To Drive

Driving on any sort of road can be a harrowing challenge on a regular old road trip. It's easy to get preoccupied with dodging other bad drivers or pedestrians, but still, those scenarios get a little trickier when the roads themselves involve pretty beautiful scenery, but also pretty terrifying …

30 images of Scotland we can’t stop looking at

IF YOU’VE NEVER LOOKED AT a topographical map of Scotland, I’d encourage you to do so now. The northern third of the island of Great Britain is one …

Loch Ness

Puerto Rico Loses Tourism as Glowing Bay in Vieques Goes Dark

Authorities in Puerto Rico announced Wednesday they are investigating why a glowing bay that attracts thousands of tourists a year has grown dark in …

46 incredible aerial shots of famous places

Aerial photography is not particularly easy to do. For one thing, you’re generally going to be in a moving airplane with crappy windows, or you’re …

11 signs you were born and raised in California

The only people who call it “Cali” aren’t from California. It’s not that anyone has to tell you not to say it, people just don’t. I think it’s a …

Why Does Airplane Food Taste So Bad? Turns Out, It's All Your Fault

<i>By Barbara Peterson, CNTraveler.com</i><p>It's a question every traveler has asked themselves at some point: Why does airplane food taste so bad? No matter what it is--fish, chicken, even pasta--every meal served in the air seems to taste undeniably worse than its on-the-ground counterpart. To get to the …

7 Reasons to Include Galapagos Islands on Your Bucket List

Traveling to Galapagos Islands has been on my bucket list for a very long time, and I was finally able to cross it off last month. The Islands are undoubtedly the most unique place I have ever been to, and here's why it needs to be on your bucket list, too.<p><b>1. The Galapagos Islands are one of the</b> …

The land that calls me back

Repetition is soothing. Leaving can become habit. Breaking down your life, building it back up again, rearranging all of your pieces and parts. It’s …