You can leave your favorite novel at home—these Airbnbs come with plenty of entertainment.
By Meredith Carey December 25, 2020
From two-story bookcases that require ladders to reach the top to a back house dedicated to reading, these Airbnbs with libraries will keep you endlessly entertained. The natural light and home design inspo in each doesn’t hurt, either. Start planning a trip to one of these Airbnb dream homes for book lovers—everywhere from Marrakech to upstate New York—or take a second look at sprucing up your personal library.
If you’ve had enough sand and surf, lace up your hiking boots.
San Diego’s surrounding geography lends itself to tons of trips for all skill levels and interests, ranging from rocky rambles along ocean cliffs to lengthy treks up mountains and into biodiverse forests.
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, Sunset Cliffs, and Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve are just a few of the natural gems that will take your time in San Diego to new heights.
Whether you just want a perfect moment in front of a tidepool or are into backwoods trekking, you don’t have to stray too far from the city for the best hikes in San Diego.
But zoom in and it’s so many different, wonderful pieces. It’s the land of eccentric ice cream scoops heaped on fresh, buttery waffle cones. It’s the ecologically fragile peninsula where seals flop on tidal flats, whales come up for air, and bats swoop overhead. It’s a confluence of cranberry bogs, marshy lime green wetlands, and scrubby dunes. And though it’s a favorite summertime spot, it is just as nice off-season.
It’s also 70 miles long so it’s best to break it into three regions—and to make more than a single trip so you can explore it all. The names for the regions can be confusing: Only in Massachusetts would the “Upper” actually be south of the “Lower,” so bear with us. Here is our guide for what to do in Cape Cod: where to eat, stay, and play.
The possibilities are endless, but we narrowed it down. By Juliana ShallcrossFebruary 24, 2021
Picking a resort in Maui is a choose your own adventure story. Want to spend your days at the pool with a quick dip into the ocean before heading to the spa? Any of the luxury resorts in Wailea can accommodate that. Bringing the kids and need a full kitchen? Several resorts in Kaanapali cater to families that need the extra space but still want a pool and beach scene. The possibilities are endless, although your budget might not be; then again, your priorities might be accommodating a group, or finding an excellent spa. No matter what you’re looking for on this trip, we’ve got you covered. Read on for our list of the best resorts in Maui.
When Pete Buttigieg was sworn in as the 19th Secretary of Transportation earlier this month, he became the first openly gay man to be named for this role in U.S. history.
Buttigieg—known for his military service and former role as the mayor of South Bend, Indiana—was chosen for his ability to bring all facets of the Department of Transportation together, according to President Biden. Those facets include improving transportation by rail, air, and road, as well as overseeing the Federal Aviation Administration and Federal Highway Administration.
From scenic island circuits in Japan to Rocky Mountain adventures, these new routes have us excited about the future of rail travel.
Rumblings of a railway renaissance have been swirling recently, thanks to a growing interest in sustainable transportation. And with new tracks being laid and upgraded trains to look forward to, post-pandemic travel could involve taking the scenic route more often.
More travelers are eyeing ways to not only make their future trips stress-free, but also more eco-conscious. Countries like Scotland and Spain have announced plans to roll out zero-emission hydrogen-powered trains. The European Commission has dubbed 2021 the European Year of Rail, which aligns with their goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. Even President Joe Biden, who earned the nickname Amtrak Joe for having famously commuted by train for decades as a senator, promised a “second rail revolution” on his campaign trail.
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