12 Of The World’s Most Awesome Remote Hideaways

When you live in a constantly connected (but spiritually disconnected) urban environment, it’s natural to dream about escaping to some wilderness shack and never coming back. Hide and Seek: The Architecture of Cabins and Hide-Outs, a new book from Gestalten, lets you indulge that fantasy without having to go all Grizzly Man. It presents some … Read more

Travel: The Porcupine Mountains

Vibrant fall foliage hugs the winding path of the Big Carp River in Michigan’s Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. As Michigan’s largest state park and only designated wilderness area, this 60,000-acre tract of protected land in the state’s upper peninsula is one of the last great bastions of unfettered nature in the Midwest. Thanks to … Read more

10 Travel Hacks The Tourism Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

Vacations are supposed to be about relaxing, but even experienced travelers know that planning a trip also comes with its own set of stresses. From figuring out how you’re going to pay for it (so many costs!), to fitting everything into your carry-on (because, checked-bag fees…), to simply trying to get your bearings a new … Read more

Travel: Aerial Walkway in Cape Town Allows Visitors to Take a Surreal Stroll Above the Trees

This surreal walkway recently installed in Cape Town, South Africa, creates a meandering, aerial path that allows visitors to stroll through the treetops. The steel-and-pinewood Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway begins on the forest floor, gradually sloping upward and eventually elevating guests to a spectacular vantage point above the canopy. From the heights, guests can … Read more

Travel: LM Guest House

Set next to a pond in upstate New York, the LM Guest House is an award-winning mix of glass, steel, and wood. The structure was designed to be as sustainable as possible, and thus takes advantage of geothermal heating and cooling, radiant floors, motorized shading, solar panels, and rainwater harvesting. An open floor plan connects … Read more

Travel: Airbnb, Netflix and Chill: 10 Spots For a Couples Getaway

Winter has different connotations for different people. For some, it means bitter cold and short days. For others, it means window shopping, hearty meals and curling up with your better half. The key to beating/enjoying winter is to take advantage of the seasonal uniqueness on offer. With this in mind, we have curated the following … Read more

Workers At Seven U.S. Airports Set To Strike Wednesday Night

Travelers at seven of the country’s busiest airports may experience delays or other issues tomorrow as thousands of airport workers plan to strike Wednesday night protesting poor working conditions and threats related to their efforts to unionize. The Service Employees International Union tells Reuters that more than 2,000 plane cleaners, baggage handlers and other workers plan … Read more

State Department Issues a Travel Alert, Asks Everyone to be Vigilant

After the attacks in Paris and additional threats around the world, the State Department issued a travel alert on Monday. They’re asking for citizens to be vigilant and look out for suspicious activity—especially during the holidays. According to the Associated Press, the alert says that current information suggests extremists’ affiliated with the Islamic State, al-Qaida, … Read more

Travel: Spend Your Halloween in the Haunting Paris Catacombs

Courtesy of AirBnb, you have the chance to have the most horrifying Halloween experience of your life with a night at Paris’ catacombs — the resting place of 6 million souls.  Located in the depths of Paris — more specifically, 20 m. beneath the streets and the metro, you’ll be able to learn more about the … Read more

Final US Airways Flight Lands in Philly

The final US Airways flight has landed in Philadelphia, completing the last leg of its roundtrip journey. The Airbus A321 landed at Philadelphia International Airport at 5:54 a.m. Saturday after departing from San Francisco at 1:07 a.m. as a red-eye flight. The plane is Flight 1939, named for the airline’s founding year. The flight departed … Read more