Boutique Rental Brand Sonder Raises Another $225 Million

A Sonder unit. The company is getting more funding. Sonder Skift Take: Sonder’s hotel-style serviced apartments operate in that sweet spot between Airbnb homeshares and full-on hotels. There are, of course, plenty of rivals doing a similar thing, but this funding round will enable Sonder to expand its business and give it a competitive edge. … [Read more…]

Top 15 Mayan Ruins & Archeological Sites You Should Visit In Mexico

The Best Mayan Sites in Mexico! Mexico Culture One of my favorite parts about traveling in Mexico are all the interesting ancient Mayan ruins to explore. Here are the best Mayan archeological sites that you don’t want to miss! Maya is a lifestyle; a community of settled people who have inhabited areas of Mexico and … [Read more…]

Priest car blessings in Bolivia

Families dressed in their Sunday best pop Champagne beside cars speckled with pom-poms. Outsiders would think a wedding is taking place. Until a white-robed priest — dodging firecrackers — starts to fling water from plastic flowers under the car’s hood. In Copacabana, Bolivia, this dance of pyrotechnics and holy men is part of a weekly … [Read more…]

How to go hiking at night

Hiking is an extremely rewarding way to escape the stress of daily life and enjoy nature. In recent years, an increasing number of people are discovering the benefits of getting outdoors. And not just during the day. Hiking at night gives you a whole new take on familiar trails, lets you beat the crowds, helps … [Read more…]