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We’re blushing.

Folio, a magazine that covers the magazine business, recently announced the finalists for its annual awards for editorial, design, and digital media excellence. We at AFAR were happy and proud to learn that we had been named finalists for 13 awards. While we take a moment to pat ourselves on the back, check out what they liked.

Our app, which you can download here.

Our website, afar.com, which you’re looking at now! 

Our Exceptional Travel Experiences package on how to be an experiential traveler at any stage of your life. 

Our social media presence overall, and our Instagram in particular. You should connect with us, if you haven’t yet. We’re on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.

This story, by Edward Readicker-Henderson, about buying a carpet in Turkey.

This story, by Chris Colin, about renting a friend in Tokyo.

Our March/April 2016 issue, which featured our Solo Travel package, David Farley's story about hiking in the Balkans, Chris Colin’s story about renting a friend in Tokyo, a photo essay celebrating America’s National Parks, a Spin the Globe trip to India, plus matcha tea, Austin, and Oahu.    

This beautiful photo essay on the Galápagos by João Canziani.

The photography by Brian Finke for this feature about mezcal in Mexico

The typography in this story about fishing in Patagonia.

We loved making these things. We’re glad Folio likes them. We hope you like them, too.