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  1. Airbnb: Belong Anywhere

    At Belong Anywhere, the blog of Airbnb, you’ll find travel inspiration, practical tips for hosts, and stories from across the Airbnb community — all accompanied by gorgeous photography.

    Business
  2. Canada’s forgotten rainforest

    “These old-growth forests are not renewable. They’re not coming back after you log them.” Dive into this longread at The Narhwal about a rainforest deep in the interior of British Columbia that is being clear-cut as fast as the Amazon.

    Environment
  3. The Hidden Gem in Istanbul

    “Istanbul really is a place like no other.” Twin sisters and travel and lifestyle bloggers Hermon and Heroda document a last-minute trip to Istanbul.

    Exploration
  4. BmoreArt

    Baltimore, Maryland, is a city brimming with art, culture, and history. Since 2007, the BmoreArt team has been curating and highlighting the best events and happenings around the region to the benefit of locals, visitors, and armchair travelers alike.

    Art
  5. Find Us Lost

    Find Us Lost is Selena Taylor’s stylish, highly curated travel blog that features destination guides and inspiration for modern world travelers.

    Exploration
    Images via Find Us Lost
  6. Matador Network

    “Travel fearlessly.” Matador Network is a tribe of millions of travelers across the globe with an unquenchable thirst for adventure and exploration.

    Exploration
    Photo by Leon Macapagal from Pexels
  7. The Great Trail

    “The Great Trail embodies the vastness of our terrain and the diversity of our people.” Looking for a place to hike, cycle, paddle, ride, or cross-country ski? Find the perfect adventure on the Great Trail, which consists of more than 24,000 kilometers of multi-use trails throughout Canada.

    Environment
  8. Lost for Decades

    Love to explore and photograph urban ruins? Browse the forgotten, abandoned locations documented at Roel van Wanrooy’s Lost For Decades.

    Architecture
    Photo by Roel van Wanrooy
  9. Rough Guides

    On the online hub of Rough Guides — a popular publisher of travel guidebooks — you can explore a destination, read features, get travel advice, and more.

    Exploration
  10. Nowhere

    “In an age when stories are getting shorter and content dumbed-down, we are taking a different path.” Nowhere publishes longform and literary travel writing.

    Essay
  11. Exploration
    Photo by Jack Antal
  12. If ‘leaving SF’ essays are mandatory, here is mine

    Jonathan Kauffman says goodbye to San Francisco: “Of the friends who packed my going-away party in 2006, less than 10 remain in town. More leave every year. The city whose culinary history and geography I know better than almost everyone has made it clear that I will never own any piece of it.”

    Essay
    Photo by Tae Fuller from Pexels
  13. Land of fire and ice

    “We knew 5 days would be a short time to explore the unreal landscapes Iceland had to offer, but any and every second spent on that magical land is bliss.” At Mute Life, Filipe Varela shares stunning images from Iceland.

    Exploration
  14. Where the Best Tacos Are Born, Indie Publication L.A. Taco Is There

    Los Angeles’ diverse mix of cultural influences inspires dishes, original and remixed, to delight both visitors and locals.

    Culture
    Taco Madness 2018 by LATaco.com at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes on May 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California (Brian Feinzimer/Fein Image)
  15. Stranger’s Guide

    “The world is changing. So should the way we cover it.” Stranger’s Guide publishes place-based writing and is committed to “multi-dimensional views of locations, showcasing writers native to each place.”

    Essay