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Facebook’s New Libra Cryptocurrency Could Solve Travel Payments Dilemma

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is behind the planned launch of a new digital currency, Libra. Lionel Laurent / Bloomberg Skift Take: Cryptocurrency is only in its early days, but already it’s easy to see how its mission to democratize the financial system might be co-opted. And do currency reformers really need Facebook, with […]

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A Journey to The Museum of Flight and Destination Moon

Buzz Aldrin on the moon Courtesy The Museum of Flight “The Eagle has landed.” I am not old enough to remember the thrill of the historic 1969 Apollo mission that sent the first human beings to land on the moon. But thanks to a fascinating and inspiring exhibition currently on view at Seattle’s Museum of […]

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Whey premium economy is worth it

While so much of the travel experience is sliced up and targeted to specific market segments, air travel generally isn’t. Accommodations can range from hostels and mid-range Airbnbs to boutique inns and five-star hotels. But when it comes to booking international flights, the options have been to either to save money in coach class or […]

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Traditional cassava dishes in Brazil

Brazil is a vast country with jungles the size of small countries and a coastline that seems to go on infinitely. The food varies as widely as the landscape, each region specializing in its own dishes. Regional flavors overlap, like the fresh coconuts that are sold the length of the coast and the rice and […]