Tyler Schwertner

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How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

Ask a Local: An Insider's Guide to Burlington, Vermont

What to do, where to go, and what to eat (and drink) in Burlington, Vermont—according to Magdalena Van Dusen of Brio Coffeeworks, a local in-the-know.<p>This is Spilling the Beans, where plugged-in baristas give us the lowdown on where to go, what to do, and what to eat (and drink) in their</b> …

New England

Spain's finest heritage hotels and retreats

The traveller, slipping southward in Spain, can feel as if they have landed inside a jewel box of elegantly shabby cities and towns, grand buildings now overgrown with fig trees and broom, lanes lined with cistus, and hoardings centuries-thick with posters for bullfights.<p>Everywhere you look, in …

Italy

A woman who left her job to travel the world at 35 explains what it was like to break free of the corporate world

She had an established career as a sourcing coordinator at luxury fashion brand Burberry, a good salary, and her own apartment in London.<p>But it wasn't enough.<p>"All I could think of was visiting remote places, traveling to my favorite destinations, and exploring my passion for photography and …

Google: time for the travel industry to see through its do-no-evil mantra

I believe that Google poses the biggest long-term threat to the profitability and growth of airlines, hoteliers and travel intermediaries that they …