Founder’s Note

AFAR cofounder Greg Sullivan reflects on the past year and a half—and how the travel industry is blazing a path forward.
The pandemic crushed the travel industry. As we look to a brighter future, AFAR founder Greg Sullivan shares how we can make travel a more positive force in the world.
AFAR’s co-founder Greg Sullivan reflects on our rapidly changing world as the magazine goes to print.
AFAR co-founder Greg Sullivan reflects on an experience that transformed the way he approached travel.
AFAR co-founder Joe Diaz recently returned from an epic, 23-day-long group trip around the globe. But in the end, this dream trip wasn’t defined by its exclusivity or even the destinations: Instead, the biggest reward came in the form of human connection.
AFAR set out to show how travel could enrich people’s lives. A decade later, co-founder Greg Sullivan reflects on how it has done just that–and where we still have to go.
Tourism has skyrocketed in the past decade. AFAR’s co-founder reflects on how travelers, despite having the world at their fingertips, can be better global citizens.
AFAR’s co-founder reflects on the importance of travel–both internationally and right here in the United States.
AFAR’s co-founder tips his hat to the talented individuals who make up our travel community.
AFAR’s co-founder reflects on the value of forward-thinking and the latest class of the Travel Vanguard.
During a visit to Puerto Rico, AFAR cofounder Greg Sullivan witnesses the generosity and the resilience of the island’s people.
AFAR Recommended Hotels offers you our editors’ picks for the best hotels in more than 100 destinations around the world.
How ten days of total silence can change your perspective.
AFAR co-founder Greg Sullivan boarded his first river cruise expecting to enjoy his time ashore. What surprised him was how much he enjoyed the journey itself.
Explore like never before with the newly improved site.
The upside of travel’s downsides.
Go back to a place we love or see someplace new? That is the question.
Where we’ve lived—and where we’ve traveled—make us who we are.
There’s so much more to this island than pink beaches and eponymous shorts
Travel clues us into how we can—and why we should—build a more just society.
AFAR’s cofounder on staying curious—even when you’re on home turf.
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