14 Beautiful Destinations to Visit if Adventure Is Your Top Priority

Vacation days are limited, and while we could probably all use the time to relax, some of us crave something even more strongly: adventure. It’s not enough for us to hit up the local tourist hot spots or lounge in a Jacuzzi. We want to push our bodies to their limits, see places few haveContinue reading “14 Beautiful Destinations to Visit if Adventure Is Your Top Priority”

Here’s What Actually Happened When I Quit My Job to Go Hiking

In 2017, after three years and three promotions as an editor at a women’s lifestyle website, I quit my job to go hiking. On paper, things were going well: I’d just received a 12% raise and I’d been single-handedly put in charge of one of my company’s biggest initiatives. But the truth was I wasContinue reading “Here’s What Actually Happened When I Quit My Job to Go Hiking”

10 Beautiful Destinations for Hot-Air Balloon Rides

There are lots of ways to explore a new area. You could walk, for example, or take a taxi, a tuk tuk, a bicycle, or a boat. Us? We’re partial to the hot-air balloon. Balloon rides offer a double adventure — take in breathtaking sights and experience one of humanity’s earliest achievements of long-distance travel.Continue reading “10 Beautiful Destinations for Hot-Air Balloon Rides”

10 Breathtaking Accommodations in National Parks

You don’t have to travel internationally to get enviously stunning destination photos: The national parks of America are one of the most incredible places to spend a vacation. You get to disconnect, explore nature, and often still get the amenities you’re used to. Whether you’re traveling solo or with your family, you’ll want to bookContinue reading “10 Breathtaking Accommodations in National Parks”

8 Relaxing Desert Escapes for Under $100 on Airbnb

Everyone loves a good cabin in the woods, but let’s not forget: Deserts are majestic. Where else can you get 360 views without a tree blocking your sight, deep expansive canyons, and innumerable species of cactus? Deserts are especially alluring when we’re still trying to shake off the depths of winter and dreaming of sunnyContinue reading “8 Relaxing Desert Escapes for Under $100 on Airbnb”

Where You Should Travel in 2018 Based on Your Zodiac Sign

I’m a through-and-through Gemini. I’ve felt that way since I started reading astrology books as a teenager, and while I can’t say my horoscopes are especially accurate, I’ve always felt attached to the twinlike personality, the restlessness and desire for community that the Gemini sign represents. But I’d never thought to lean on my zodiacContinue reading “Where You Should Travel in 2018 Based on Your Zodiac Sign”

The Best Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Getaways on Airbnb

Surprise: January (finally) ended, and now it’s pretty much Valentine’s Day. What? You’re not prepared? We hear you. Before you rush to book a dinner reservation, remember that one of the most romantic things of all is travel. New places, new experiences, renewed love. Or you can escape all the lovey-dovey stuff and go onContinue reading “The Best Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Getaways on Airbnb”

The 11 Most Beautiful Places to Elope (No, We Aren’t Talking About Las Vegas)

Weddings are beautiful, meaningful and one of the biggest parties you’ll likely ever have the chance to throw. They can also be incredibly stressful, rife with conflict and huge budget-killers. Of course you love your friends and family, but many couples are wondering whether it’s worth the downpayment-size dollar figure in order to have themContinue reading “The 11 Most Beautiful Places to Elope (No, We Aren’t Talking About Las Vegas)”