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Everything You Need to Know About Flying With CBD Products

Vaping360/Flickr If you’ve been anticipating your next vacation, but can’t bear to leave your cannabidiol (CBD) behind, there’s good news: The Transportation Security Administration has updated its medical marijuana policy, allowing travelers to bring the product onboard flights. Although CBD has exploded in popularity in recent years, it was not permitted in the friendly skies…

The Coolest Boutique Hotels in New York City Right Now

New York is a city that has it all: world-class museums, delicious dining destinations, incredible shopping, a vibrant nightlife scene, and the list goes on. The same holds true for its plethora of hotels, which include luxury digs in trendy neighborhoods, affordable boutique accommodations in areas with less foot traffic, and everything in between. Speaking…

How Cryptocurrency Like Bitcoin Could Impact the Future of Travel

If you’ve been keeping an eye on the news in the past few months, you’re probably at least vaguely aware of cryptocurrency, a type of decentralized digital currency that has the financial community divided. Some speculate that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum are nothing more than modern-day Ponzi schemes, while others laud them…

8 of the Trendiest Hotels in Miami

When it comes to trendy beach destinations, does it get better than Miami? Between a vibrant party scene, amazing art and design culture, and beautiful blue waters, the seaside city in South Florida is quite literally a hot spot. Dozens upon dozens of hotels line the beach — and inland — which means that you…

7 Reasons Why Many Tourist Destinations Are Becoming Overcrowded

Basilica du Sacre-Coeur, Paris/Oyster Overtourism has been in the news a lot lately, as popular tourist destinations struggle to deal with ever-rising numbers of visitors. In Europe, the peak summer season has now come and gone, and new records have been set once again for many tourist hotspots like Amsterdam, Barcelona, Dubrovnik, and Venice. Santorini,…

The Top Travel Destinations for 2017

It’s that time of the year again — when the 2017 travel lists start pouring out and travel sites and experts make their bets on the top destinations for the upcoming year. While sites like TripAdvisor pick contenders based on identifiable trends from bookings in their system or directly through their users, Lonely Planet‘s managing…

Ayahuasca: Why Travelers Swear by This “Trip” of a Lifetime

On a September evening in 1951, William S. Burroughs misjudged his aim while attempting a drunken party trick, shooting his wife dead. The previous year, the couple had moved to Mexico City to wait out a five-year statute of limitation on a New Orleans drug charge against Burroughs. It was during this time that, at…

4 Major Concerns for American Travelers Right Now

As we’ve mentioned time and time again, the benefits of travel — for not only the travelers themselves but also local communities, the global economy, and more — are extensive. But when planning a vacation, certain stressors can trigger anxiety. Some are travel concerns that have been around for decades and will be around for…

Could This New App Help Hotels in Their War Against Airbnb?

When Airbnb launched into (and partially created) the Sharing Economy space in 2008, no one was quite sure how it would affect the hotel and hospitality industry. Now, nearly a decade later, the numbers are in, and, according to a 2015 report commissioned by the Hotel Association, it’s estimated that hotels “lose approximately $450 million…