70 Years of Seafair

Seafair, the unparalleled celebration of Seattle’s beautiful summer and remarkable history, turns 70 this year. With all the attendant finery and excitement that marks a big, round number we also get an opportunity to reminisce. Blue Angels flying in formation Courtesy Seafair Leather Passport Holder Cover Travel case Wallet USA Emblem Gold $2.79End Date: Monday … [Read more…]

Best airports for wellness

Flying is bad for you. This shouldn’t be groundbreaking news to anyone who’s gotten home after a long flight and slept for 12 hours, since the combination of thin air, cramped spaces, and a flying petri dish of germs isn’t exactly a recipe for pure bliss. This is why airports around the world have started … [Read more…]

Best traditional Chinese desserts

Dessert in Western countries is typically sweet foods like ice cream, doughnuts, cookies, and candy. In China, dessert strays away from these super sugary concepts — even cake is turned on its head and means something different. Dessert in China can be either sweet or savory, and many times, it’s both, making for a delicious … [Read more…]

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…]

2022 Winter Olympic to go green

In late January of this year, the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games signed a contract with the State Grid Corporation of China to power as much as possible of the 2022 winter games in Beijing and its co-host city of Zhangjiakou with renewable energy. The move would make the … [Read more…]

Outdoor guide to Portugal’s Alentejo

Portugal’s Alentejo region occupies almost the entire lower third of the country, save its sunny, southernmost sliver, the Algarve. Home to some of the nation’s finest beaches, this striking region is equally blessed with rolling hills, mountain peaks, and cliffs that plunge into the sea. It’s surprising, then, that most travelers overlook Alentejo’s outdoors in … [Read more…]

How Connected Employees Can Enhance Customer Experiences in Real Time

Skift Take: Digitizing, streamlining, and simplifying how employees communicate and collaborate is essential to truly empowering firstline workers to deliver results. Providing them with the right tools is key. — Read the Complete Story On Skift