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

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

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

Amazon Launches “Amazon Destinations” Travel Site

Online retail giant Amazon has caught the travel bug, and last night rolled out a new site called Amazon Destinations which offers the unique service of helping customers find “getaway destinations” within driving distance of their homes. Because more than 40% of all U.S. domestic leisure trips are short-term getaways of less than three nights, … Read more

Travel: Off The Grid Getaways

Take a journey to the end of the world at one of these three sustainable getaways. Hike mountains, eat local and enjoy white sand beaches, from Switzerland to the Seychelles. We’ll guide you through the apocalypse in style. Eco-Hotel Spa Yves Rocher At Eco-Hotel Spa Yves Rocher, in the heart of France’s Brittany region, you’re … Read more