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How to Travel Solo During the Pandemic

The way we travel may be changing with the spread of Covid-19, but here are ways to stay informed and stay as safe as possible.

How to Get Work Done—From Anywhere

These tips and gear will help you maximize productivity from a backpack, airplane, or hotel.

Meet Our New Favorite Travel Mug

The Oxo Good Grips Thermal Mug keeps your coffee nice and hot—and it's dishwasher-safe!

Virtual Reality Lets You Travel Anywhere—New or Old

VR experiences, whether in-person or online, can transport you around the globe—or even to space.

What Airbnb’s Summer Boost Reveals About Covid-19 Recovery

The company’s latest earnings report showed an upsurge in business, but it also hedges expectations for the fall.

Hit the Road With These Travel-Planning Apps and Tricks

Let your phone be your guide. Even default map apps have handy features to help you plan an awesome itinerary.

How to Travel Safely During Your Pandemic Summer

Whether you want to fly internationally or cross state lines by car or train, here’s what you should know.

US Vaccinations Slow, Americans Venture Out, and More News

Catch up on the most important updates from this week.

How to Safely Stay Connected When You Travel

No matter where or how you roam this summer, these tips can help you navigate or stay in touch with friends and family—when you want.

Games Are Reimagining the Road Trip for a Modern Era

Developers are using procedural generation, resource management, and dialog choices to create memorable and powerful journeys.

Firefly Tourism Can Put Insects in Peril

A new study shines light on how bug spray, flashlights, and foot traffic can spell disaster for the fragile creatures behind brilliant synchronous displays.

4 Rugged French Presses for Your Coffee-Fueled Summer Escape

Whether you're home or camping, these glass-free French presses brew with style.

Covid-19 Vaccine Passports Are Coming. What Will That Mean?

Scores of plans to verify immunity are in the works. But there are even more questions about how they’ll use data, protect privacy—and who gets certified first.

Away's Suitcases and Carry-On Bags Are on Sale Now

This marks the second time the company has slashed prices on its luggage.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: A Trip to the Land of Ice and Fire

I was surprised at how readily a game could transport me back to my youth—and to a place I always wanted to return.

How to Reduce (but Not Eliminate) Covid Risk at Gatherings

With a surge in cases, there is no safe way to travel or gather for Thanksgiving or Christmas. But if you must, here are some ways to lower your risk.

A Guide to Safely Holiday Road-Tripping Through a Pandemic

Any necessary travel this year takes an extra level of preparation. Here’s how to think it through.

The Pandemic Closed Borders—and Stirred a Longing for Home

The dispersed modern family depends on easy travel. Now that it’s much harder, the question becomes: How long is too long to not see a parent?

5 Luggage Deals for Off-Season Savings

You might not be traveling right now, but there are sales on everything from carry-ons to a cavernous wheeled duffel for your next trip.

26 Hours on a Saharan Freight Train

Photographer Adrian Guerin rode Mauritania’s Train du Desert, one of the world’s longest trains, at the hottest time of the year. It nearly broke him.

How Argentina’s Strict Covid-19 Lockdown Saved Lives

Being there in mid-March gave me a window into what it would have looked like had the US taken serious action from the start. It also nearly stranded me 5,000 miles from home.