Most Recent Travel Stories
A passenger on an Asiana Airlines flight recently opened an emergency door while the flight was in the air—something that shouldn’t be able to happen. We looked into it.
It took a conference in Brazil, and a few joyful trysts around the world, for me to gain the courage to live life on my terms.
Restaurants, brasseries, bistros, and bars line the streets of Paris. The only question is how many you can pack into one trip.
At New Great Barrier Reef Sculpture Exhibit, Swimmers Can Explore Conservation-Inspired Submerged Art
Snorkel or dive through a new sunken sculpture trail at the Museum of Underwater Art in Australia, which uses powerful art pieces to highlight threats facing the world’s oceans.
Go from one side of the country to another on one of these journeys.
A guide to the best, the famous, and the lesser-known national parks and monuments in the Grand Canyon State.
A new prototype for the first-of-its-kind airplane seat was unveiled this week at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, and could transform the inflight experience for passengers with reduced mobility.
What happens when luxury travelers show up as their full queer selves in places that don’t condone homosexuality?
Air travelers are being asked to step on a scale. Could this become an increasingly common request before boarding a plane?
Across Taiwan, rechao restaurants offer diners noisy, communal, no-frills, and positively joyful eating experiences.
J.R. Harris is one of the most prolific solo hikers the world has ever seen. But he’d never tell you that himself.
My daughter may never fully know my pre-motherhood self, but a pizza-filled trip to New York gave her a glimpse.
A space tourism industry is being built on the proposition of personal and existential transformation. But at what cost?
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Father’s Day is on June 18. Here’s how to celebrate the dads who instilled a love of travel in us from a young age.
Snap up some of our favorite gear at a serious discount during REI’s annual Memorial Day Sale, which runs May 19–29, 2023.
Plus a detailed, downloadable version that you can use for your next campout
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Mother’s Day is on May 14 this year.
Shopping sustainably has never looked so good.
The FBI recently warned travelers to not use USB chargers in airports—or really any public place—due to “bad actors” introducing malware into charging stations to steal private information from electronic devices.
The outdoor gear retailer’s updated guidelines on extended sizes encourage brands to join its journey toward inclusivity.
Where to Go Next
Get lost in the outdoor regions and bustling centers of the Great White North.
No cars, no problem. Grab your walking shoes and slow down at these car-free destinations.
Explore the pristine, wildlife-rich waters surrounding Baja and beyond.
A weekend getaway at one of these lakes is good for the soul.
Incredible Hotels Around the World
The showstopping new Bulgari Hotel above Tokyo Station is the latest member of the city’s pantheon of high-rise luxury hotels.
The world’s best beach resorts put cultural and environmental preservation front and center.
The tide of voices advocating for ocean protection seems to be rising—and a traveler’s actions can speak loudly.
With its hushed atmosphere and cultural experiences, Hoshinoya Tokyo is a true urban resort.
Take a high-end walking safari in the place where they first began with the Bushcamp Company.
Florida’s top destination for family fun isn’t usually top of mind when it comes to sustainable travel. But for visitors looking to lessen their impact, these are more eco-friendly hotels worth considering.
At this remote working ranch, the bison roam in a spectacular setting of mountains, a national park, and an International Dark Sky Park.
High up in the mountains, at a place called El Pretexto, Crystal Díaz has made a B&B we wish we could call home.
Enjoy Punta Cana-Style Relaxation and Tranquility on Bávaro Beach at One of the Dominican Republic’s Best-Kept Secrets
The dreamy beachfront location of the all-inclusive Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort, Spa & Casino is just the start of what makes it unforgettable. From thoughtful architecture and swim-up rooms to impeccable service, here’s why it should be the destination for your next getaway.
Featured Travel Guides
In this week’s episode of Unpacked by AFAR, three editors share tips on how, when, and where to travel in 2023.