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I Watched the Birth of a Carbon Offset

Carbon offsets are confusing, and many people wonder how—or if—they even work. Hoping to find a more guilt-free way to travel, frequent flier Tim Neville heads to the ranchlands of Montana to see what an offset looks like on the ground. Hint: it involves cows.

Tim Neville
Oct 27, 2020

The New Age of Travel Guidebooks

From a cult-favorite publisher launching a national-parks series to a Kevin Costner–narrated app, these five new releases are reinventing the traditional field guide

Heather Greenwood Davis
Oct 14, 2020

What Adventure Travel Looks Like After the Pandemic

Travel is poised to make a strong comeback, according to experts. We talked to guides, company founders, flight specialists, and industry veterans to determine how getting out in the world will change post-pandemic.

Erin Riley
May 21, 2020

I Escaped Our Weird Reality with Airbnb Online Experiences

Could the company's latest play to own the experience economy transport me virtually around the world? I made sangria with drag queens in Portugal, meditated with sleepy sheep in Scotland, and visited stray dogs in Ukraine to find out just how far Zoom-powered travel could take me.

Nora Caplan-Bricker
May 7, 2020
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