Tag Archives: travel

Spotlight On: The Many Facets of Brazil

Whenever I say I am from Brazil, I usually get a big smile and comments about soccer and the country’s beautiful beaches. The friendly attitude of many Brazilians and the amazing landscapes of South America’s largest and only Portuguese-speaking country … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Travel Journalist and Author Porter Fox

Porter Fox was a travel journalist for many years before he decided to shake it up. Tired of the demand to shorten pieces and remove a lot of the interesting details about the underbellies of places, he decided to create … Continue reading

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Fodor’s Travel Lands on Flipboard

The detailed country guides published in the early years of Fodor\’s Travel came from talented writers—and spies. Eugene Fodor, the founder of the iconic travel guide franchise, worked for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and the … Continue reading

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Flipboard for Travelers and Adventure Seekers (Even Just Armchair Ones)

“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of Flipboard. This edition is focused on anyone who loves to travel. Here are tips to help plan your next trip, inspire … Continue reading

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Snag Some NYLON (Magazine) on Flipboard

“Nylon” just sounds cool, and that\’s why founders Marvin Scott Jarrett and Jaclynn Jarrett, of Ray Gun and Bikini fame, picked it as the name for their new publishing venture back in 1999. It was a happy coincidence, then, that … Continue reading

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Great Reading for Fellow Travelers

Travel writing, when done well, provides a special kind of delight to people who love reading. That\’s probably because all great writing transports us from our every day to places that we can hardly imagine; when the techniques of great … Continue reading

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Pick of the Day: Skift—How the Smart Folks Travel

Did you know that United Mileage Plus credit card holders automatically get upgraded from seating group 3 to seating group 2 when boarding United flights? You would know—if you read Skift, a cool new site for people who travel a … Continue reading

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Pick of the Day: Untapped Cities

Ah, the great cities of the world! This site loves them at least as much as we do. Via user-submitted stories, and wonderful photography, Untapped Cities is a trove of insider\’s tips and secrets —primarily for New York and Paris, … Continue reading

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