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These 'Senior Nomads' Are Spending Their Retirement Airbnb Hopping

Debbie and Michael Campbell have spent the last three years traveling the world, staying at nearly 100 Airbnbs.<p>Debbie and Michael Campbell’s life changed forever on a chance suggestion from their daughter, Mary, four years ago. The Paris-based food stylist was back home in Seattle for Christmas and …

French Government

9 Lessons I Learned From Ditching My 9-to-5 to Work for Myself

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>A year ago, after months of late nights and weekends spent working my side hustle, I made the …

Business Strategy

11 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Cuba

One writer discovers a country of dizzying contradictions.<p>In the words of a local artist and friendly guide I met on a recent trip to Cuba, “The only way to understand Cuba is to be irrational.” The island nation is a place of paradoxes: one where you're at once in awe of Havana's history and …

Cuba

Top 10 beach hotels and campsites on New Zealand’s North Island

Although the geysers at Rotorua and lunar landscape of Tongariro tempt many visitors inland, New Zealand’s North Island is a rewarding destination for beach lovers, too. As with the South Island, the North has many brooding vistas where wild seas meet rocky shores, but it is also home to brilliant …

New Zealand

Islândia | Dicas para planejar uma viagem redondinha de carro (da Mirna)

A Mirna fez uma viagem incrível de carro durante 15 dias pela Islândia, começando por Keflavik e terminando em Reykjavík, percorrendo a Hringvegur …

Sights to see in Cape Town, South Africa: readers’ tips

We asked for your insider tips on Cape Town, and your favourites include bargain cocktails, veggie food, quiet beaches – and lots and lots of coffee<p>The other side of Hout Bay<p>Everyone goes to Clifton and Camps Bay – and the area is really crowded. So instead, go to the other side of Camps Bay. …

South Africa

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Explore Costa Rica Above and Below the Surface

No matter what adventure you crave, you’ll find it in Costa Rica — both topside and underwater. You can surf world-class waves, hike along the …

Central America

Catalonia holiday guide: what to see and do, plus the best hotels and restaurants

Sunday could be a momentous day for Catalonia – and for once it will have nothing to do with the left foot of Barcelona striker Lionel Messi. The ever-restless Catalans are going to the polls in regional elections that pro-secessionists have billed as a vote on independence from Spain.<p>Catalonia …

European Travel

How the Isle of Skye Is Becoming an Emblem of a New Scotland

I have long been fascinated by maps of islands. An island will forever be bounded by its shores; because of these inherent limits, it offers the …

Prefab Homes

8 Great African Safari Lodges You Haven't Heard of Yet: Gold List 2016

Eight amazing properties beyond the rightly loved big brands (&Beyond, Singita, Wilderness)—each tailor-made for a certain type of traveler.<p>Dorobo Safaris, Tanzania<p><b>For families who don’t want to spend a fortune.</b> One of the pioneers of ecotourism in Tanzania, this outfitter expertly organizes …

National Parks

What to Know Before Booking Your Trip to Machu Picchu

New openings in the Sacred Valley provide an alternative to the well-trod Inca Trail.<p>What, you still haven't been to Machu Picchu? Now’s the time: Permits went on sale this week to hike the Inca Trail (only 200 are available daily for tourists), and registered guides are filling up with bookings. …

South America

This Snorkeling Spot Is Australia's Best-Kept Secret

When it comes to Australia's top-notch snorkeling, everyone knows about the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands. But there's a sweet secret in Queensland that's not only home to some of the best shipwreck snorkeling and marine animal spotting in the world, but within an easy ferry ride of …

Scuba Diving

Lace up and head for the hills with the best hiking apps

<i>Update: Added Cairn, Mountain Hub, Gaia, and Animated Knots.</i><p>We all get cabin fever now and then, and there’s nothing quite like a hike in the woods …

Apps

How to Travel With Your Partner for a Year (and Stay Together)

Travel

Myanmar essentials: planning your Burma trip

As Myanmar (also known as Burma) continues to open up to the outside world, more travellers are venturing to this fascinating country.<p>Myanmar is undergoing a rapid transition following historic elections in 2015 and it can be difficult finding the latest information on what to expect when you …

Asia Travel

13 Ways to Ditch the New Zealand Tourist Experience

Braving the 12-hour flight from Los Angeles to New Zealand is easy. The hard part? Sorting through the overwhelming number of possibilities crammed into these two islands. That’s why we’re here with 13 must-do adventures for your Kiwi checklist.<p>1. Make a Plan<p>The stars aligned. The grandparents …

New Zealand

Build a Save-a-Dive Kit

For many divers who have just started diving in their own gear, the idea of things breaking may seem far-fetched. But once you’ve had to cancel — or …

Scuba Diving

Learning The Tangled Ropes of Knot Tying

There is more to diving than meets the eye. While you must know your way around a tank, there are many other aspects that you will become more …

How to Pack Wine in Your Suitcase

Flying with a bottle or two of your favorite vintage is easy (and disaster-proof) if you keep these tips in mind.<p>Traveling can be stressful. Traveling with wine is potentially wardrobe ruining—just imagine all that beautiful Bordeaux soaking your Equipment silk shirt (shudder). But packing wine …

Wine

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

Italy

World's Best Locations for Easy Wreck Scuba Diving

Resist the urge to go deep and your reward will be more color with longer bottom times.<p>1. BALI, INDONESIA<p>The 412-foot USAT <i>Liberty</i> sits about 100 feet …

Scuba Diving

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World 2017

Beyond Palawan: An Under-The-Radar Surfer's Paradise In the Philippines

With sensational waves, ultra luxe accommodations, and an undiscovered vibe, Siargao is the next island to visit. Here's why.<p>Forget Bali, Nicaragua, or Costa Rica. Sayulita? Sayonara. The world’s newest under-the-radar surf destination is Siargao, a teardrop-shaped Philippine island home to more …

Costa Rica

Botswana: the rewards of self-drive safaris

Botswana may have a reputation as the most exclusive safari destination in Africa, but it does offer an incredibly tempting alternative to the fly-in, upmarket-tented-camp experience: the more budget-friendly self-drive safari.<p>Botswana is made for road (and road-less) trips – it is big-sky country, …

South Africa

16 people who are living the dream without spending a fortune

Circa 4 p.m., pretty much anything sounds better than staring at your office computer screen.<p>For instance, traveling the world — working when you feel like it, how you feel like it, and with a view to rival any Instagrammer's best shot. Or maybe even putting your job on hold (or leaving it …

San Francisco