Exploring San Juan’s Street Art, Rainforests and Castles

Puerto Rico has so much to offer: blissful beaches at every turn, plenty of cultural tourism and El Yunque, the only tropical rainforest in the US. It’s an ideal spot to visit, especially for American travelers, since it’s so easy to get to from the US and super-affordable. You can often find amazing flight deals…

New Travel Service Lets You Borrow a Suitcase Full of Clothing

Google the phrase “how to pack a suitcase” and you’ll be presented with more than 12 million articles. Clearly, packing is a problem — and one that a new start-up called unPack is hoping to solve. The basic premise is this: If you’re willing to let a stranger drive you around town via Uber or…

5 Foods You Must Try in Florence, Italy

Thanks to its Tuscan location in the middle of the Chianti wine region, Florence offers plenty of delicious red wine as well as the perfect cuisine to pair it with. Here’s a look at what you should be eating on your next trip to this fabulous Italian city. Florentine Steak Travelers wanting a large, hearty…

Cleverlayover’s New Feature Can Help You Save on Stopovers, Too

For some frequent flyers, nothing but nonstop will do. But there’s another segment of the traveling population that basks in the excitement of a mid-journey pit stop — and the savings that can accompany a more roundabout route to get to one’s final destination. That’s where Cleverlayover comes in. Founded in 2015 by a quintet…

What to Do If There’s an Earthquake When You’re Traveling

Some of the world’s most popular travel destinations happen to be in earthquake-prone areas. New Zealand, for instance, just had a powerful 7.8-magnitude quake over the weekend, which, according to a recent article by CNN, resulted in aftershocks and tourists being evacuated from their hotels in the middle of the night. In the coastal town of Kaikoura,…

NYC’s Aska Earns Two Michelin Stars, No Changes at the Top

The only real drama about the 2017 New York City Michelin Guide is that the winners were revealed two days early when it mysteriously appeared on sale yesterday in a Manhattan bookstore before the announcements — scheduled for Thursday afternoon — were officially made. There were no changes at the top, as the same six restaurants awarded…

A Tour of American Airlines’ Retrofit 767-300

As your may have seen, Katie and I recently got to fly in a brand new retrofit aircraft on our way to Europe, and it turns out we also got an AA retrofit aircraft on the way back. The Boeing 767-300s — yes, the same aircraft that recently had an uncontained engine failure in Chicago…

Comic Legend JB Smoove On Overpacking and What it Would be Like to Travel With Larry David

Comedian and actor JB Smoove loves to travel, but his vacations are on the back-burner now that “Curb Your Enthusiasm” is coming back. Here, the charismatic star of BET’s hilarious “Real Husbands of Hollywood” raves about a particular long-haul product, reveals his favorite vacation spot and wonders what his “Curb” colleague Larry David would be like on a…

5 Tips For Being a Better Flight Attendant, Courtesy of Carrie A. Trey

A few years ago, I wrote a little post called “10 Ways to be a Better Passenger.” From reading through the comments, I could tell many of you really seemed to get a good chuckle out of it, some of you learned a little something from it and quite a few of you simply got angry —…

The Best Wireless Headphones and Earbuds for Every Type of Traveler

With the new, headphone jack-less iPhone 7, everyone who’s upgrading to the new device will be looking for a new wireless wearable if they haven’t already been converted to using a Bluetooth-enabled audio accessory. While Apple does supply an adaptor that enables traditional headphones to plug into the iPhone 7, users will not be able to charge their…