Travel Blog

Lyft Introduces New Premium Cab-on-Call Service
There’s a new ride in town, though you may recognize it by its signature facial hair. Lyft Plus, a new premium offering by Uber’s quirky, mustachioed comp... Read More
Daily Transporter: Istria's Truffle Season
After Italian soldiers discovered truffles growing on Croatia’s Istrian peninsula during WWII, the prized fungus found its way into the regional cuisine. ... Read More
A Sweet Stop for Art in Brooklyn
Since 1974, Creative Time has been bringing innovative art to the public from New York to Hanoi. This spring, chief curator Nato Thompson commissioned artis... Read More
New Ferry Service Reconnects Maine to Nova Scotia
On May 15th, a new ferry service will begin making daily trips between Portland, Maine, and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. With a capacity of 1,215 passengers, t... Read More
Spring For Music Plays Final Notes
This year marked the end of Spring for Music, the annual, week-long series of performances by visiting North American orchestras at Carnegie Hall—New York... Read More
AirBnB Introduces Last-Minute Booking
AirBnB is taking a page out of the HotelTonight handbook today, opening their network of apartment rentals to the last-minute market. But unlike every oth... Read More
China Considers High-Speed Railway to U.S.
If a fear of international flights has long kept you from exploring China's Great Wall or visiting Xi’an’s famed terracotta soldiers, it's time to reconsi... Read More
Daily Transporter: Re-seeding the Great Barrier Reef
When the Great Barrier Reef's coral spawned last year, scientists harvested enough sperm samples to start a cryogenically frozen coral sperm bank. They ho... Read More
Swimming with Australia's Whale Sharks
Gentle giants aren't only bound to fairytales and bedtime stories. Western Australia’s Whale Shark season has officially commenced in the Ningaloo Marine Pa... Read More
Bespoke Tour Company Audley Travel Launches in the U.S.
The U.K.-based Audley Travel, known for creating bespoke vacations in more than 80 countries, recently launched in the U.S., with a new website and an off... Read More
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the NYC World's Fair
More than two thousand visitors, near and far made the trek to Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, New York last month for a special, limited public v... Read More
Daily Transporter: Washington Monument Reopens
Washington goes Wonka—twelve lucky followers of the Department of the Interior's Instagram feed have been chosen as winners. The prize? To be among the fi... Read More
Daily Transporter: Yosemite
Cameras mounted on unmanned drones have found a place in nature photographer’s arsenal (case in point: this breathtaking GoPro video taken at Arches NP in... Read More
Daily Transporter: Little Big Cat
Last week, guests at Kenya’s Olare Mara Kempinski safari camp didn’t need to join game drives to see lions up close—a lioness gave birth to two cubs under... Read More
Prabal Gurung Designs Uniforms for All Nippon Airways
Prabal Gurung’s latest designs are hitting the runway — the airport runway, that is. The designer and FLOTUS favorite recently designed uniforms for Japan... Read More
A Kid's Guide to New Orleans
New Orleans is famous for bar-lined Bourbon Street and the Mardi Gras celebrations along it. But is it a family getaway? Liz Vilardi and Nick Zappia, owne... Read More
Discovery Channel Founder John Hendricks on His New Colorado Resort
After Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks landed on an unspoiled corner of Colorado’s red-rock country to call his own, he just couldn’t keep the sec... Read More
Daily Transporter: Elephants in China
The wild elephant population of China’s lushly forested Yunnan Province has grown to nearly 300, thanks to strict laws—poachers are subject to the death p... Read More
City Takeover: NYCXDesign
With New York City considered the design capital of the world, it seems fitting that a citywide celebration of design would fit snuggly into the scenery. ... Read More
Best Street Art in São Paulo
// On a quick trip to São Paulo for WTM Latin America, a travel tradeshow, I snuck away to Vila Madalena to shop the small boutiques, survey the... Read More