Travel Stories

By Mo Krochmal | A curation of today's great travel journalism.

Airbnb, Hearst Team To Produce Travel Magazine

Airbnb is partnering with Hearst to produce <i>Airbnbmag</i>, a new magazine scheduled to hit newsstands May 23. The magazine was first teased by Hearst …

Cuba Libre

Havana opens its doors to those who want to dance, eat,drink—and catch a glimpse of the island’s soul.<p>THE FAMILY OF WELL-DRESSED TOURISTS in front of …

Top 5 Places to Visit in Peru

Let’s get to it: Peru is the place to be.<p>Peru is a destination that begs to be explored. In this vast and storied land, ancient, colonial, and modern traditions meld together for an unforgettable cultural experience. No matter the type of traveler—history buff, adventurer, or foodie—Peru offers a …

South America

Can’t-miss cuisine in South America

South America today is a food enthusiast’s dream – its ancient cultures, homegrown ingredients and diverse immigrant communities have combined to form a dazzling array of cuisines. Indigenous culinary traditions developed here over thousands of years, while successive waves of immigrants from …

The Best New Hotels in New York State

The past year marked several impressive additions to New York's hotel scene, spanning luxurious skyscrapers to historic buildings.<p>Most notable …

Hotels

Tips & Courses

How Journalists Can Best Utilize Facebook and Instagram<p>Connect With Your Audience Using Facebook Live<p>Immersive Storytelling With 360 Video and …

What you need to know about the 'super bloom' at Carrizo Plain National Monument

Carrizo Plain National Monument, an out-of-the-way grassland and dry lake bed in a remote area east of San Luis Obispo, has erupted with wildflowers. Nature lovers and birders know this beauty spot, and now, thanks to this year’s “super bloom,” a record number of visitors are discovering it …

A Half-Century Ago, Gail Phares Went to Nicaragua. She Came Back a Radical.

“We all need to be radicalized,” says the seventy-seven-year-old cofounder of Witness for Peace Southeast. "We all need to be radicalized." These are …

Research Triangle

A boom in medical tourism to Mexico predicted if Obamacare ends

A woman enters a dentists’ office in Tijuana, Mexico. Data from a U.S. government survey suggests that 150,000 to 320,000 Americans list health care …

Health Care

Kate Mossman on extreme pop tourism: who would fly 5,000 miles for a gig?

I only became a journalist because I once travelled five thousand miles to see Glen Campbell do a concert, and a friend said that if I liked him that …

Tourism is changing

Mar 22, 2017- Tourism has been characterised as a system rather than as an industry because it consists of several interrelated parts working …

Travel Tips From a Real Space Tourist: Get Ready to Feel Awful - Bloomberg

One of the first tourists to travel in outer space can be a bit of a buzzkill. Sure, he loved every minute—even if he was physically miserable part …

How to Clear a Path Through 60 Feet of Snow, Japanese Style

Snow Canyon in Toyama is both visually stunning and quite the technical feat.<p>Mt. Tateyama rises 9,892 feet in Japan’s Hida Mountains and is …

Weather

Why you need to experience the Whisky Walk of Delhi, even if youre not a whisky drinker

When I was invited for the Whisky Walk, my first reaction was to decline, because "I'm not a whisky drinker". But since the evening was to entail a …

How to road trip Puerto Rico

Photo: Amos Bar-Zeev<p>It may be relatively small in size, but Puerto Rico has more than its fair share of attractions — beaches, rainforests, caves, …

Russian photographer documents the unique character of St. Petersburg like never before

A photographer has shared a series of stunning images that highlight the unique beauty, charisma and charm of St. Petersburg like never before.<p>The images were taken by Alexander Petrosyan, a professional photographer native to the city. Alexander began shooting in 2000, experimenting with a range …

The Trump slump? Tourists say they're scared to visit the United States

During spring break, Canadian families used to pile the kids into a tour bus and head to New York to see the Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Center and other attractions. It was the start of the busy season for Comfort Tour, a Toronto-based firm that usually brought between 200 and 300 tourists to …

Stargazing keeps tourism looking up

With urbanisation gaining pace and air pollution clouding the view in major cities, contemplating the stars in a pitch-black sky is fast becoming a …

Most Instagrammed Places in America!

From legendary beaches to breathtaking national parks, some of the most Instagrammed places in America (according to a BusBud survey) are also …

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

Travel

Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To

For a thousand different reasons, you're considering a move this year, and well you should: It's a big ol' country we have here, and opportunity …

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival is turning Japanese

Sign up to our Lifestyle newsletter<p>A whisky extravaganza in Moray will be turning Japanese for the first time with the introduction of a range of …

Food

U.S. Sees Major Drop In Tourism

Frommers: “Though they may differ as to the wisdom of the move, the travel press and most travel experts are of one mind: They are currently drawing …

Tourism

How New York City Tourism Changes the City

Here at Skift in Manhattan, the sound of hotel construction is our daily soundtrack.<p>The city has seen the number of visitors increase 67 percent …

Travel

Md. should look to N.C. for beer tourism strategy

The recent news of Diageo Beer Company USA's intention to build a Guinness brewery and visitor experience in Maryland, modeled on their Open Gate …

Beer

Travel industry says defunding Visit Florida will hurt tourism

The tourism industry is warning Florida lawmakers that a bill to kill government funding for the state's tourism marketing arm could set it back …

The witch doctors of northern Peru

The Huaringas, a complex of 14 sacred lagoons in the mountainous Peruvian province of Huancabamba, is renowned for its ancient tradition of mystical healing and shamanism.

Trump’s travel ban is causing a large drop in US tourism

President Trump’s travel ban targeting nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries may not have held up in court, but it appears quite successful at …

A New Age of Travel Writing

This week, a respected Caribbean hotelier posted a Facebook message complaining about the description of Saint Lucia she found in a current issue of …