From the Editor

Many of the world’s biggest—and littlest—urban centers are once again ready to welcome travelers. That’s a good thing.
It’s never been more critical to slow down, open ourselves up to new cultures, and marvel at the world.
When travel does come roaring back, I want it to be better—for travelers, for the communities they visit, and for the planet.
One thing I’m sure of: Travel will return, and it can be better.
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AFAR editor in chief Julia Cosgrove raises a glass to hotels that connect guests to locals and to each other.
AFAR editor in chief Julia Cosgrove reflects on travel’s power to cultivate open-mindedness and respect.
AFAR teamed up with United Airlines to create an online resource that gives you the ability to plan travel based on your personal passions.
AFAR’s Editor in Chief Julia Cosgrove, a mom herself, muses on how travel can shape and form young minds for the better. Gifting trips to underserved youth is the mission of the AFAR Foundation’s Learning AFAR program.
Editor in Chief Julia Cosgrove finds moments of joy in Philadelphia and reflects on AFAR’s 10th anniversary issue, dedicated entirely to happiness.
AFAR’s Editor in Chief Julia Cosgrove shares the importance of traveling to discover and cultivate your passions—be it adventure, wellness, or (in her case) cheese.
AFAR’s Editor in Chief Julia Cosgrove reflects on a must-read essay collection and the importance of including diverse voices in today’s America.
AFAR’s Editor in Chief Julia Cosgrove muses about what the future of travel may hold for her baby girl.
AFAR editor in chief Julia Cosgrove on what makes a city—and a country—great.
AFAR’s Editor in Chief recalls her early memories of this exceptional state, and introduces our new online guide.
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