The US tourism industry sustained a downturn following the 2001 terrorist attacks, as travelers were reluctant to fly. After the 2008 economic crash, the effect was global and more pronounced, as individuals and families all but eliminated their travel budgets. But following both events, an unexpected trend emerged: LGBTQ travelers were more likely than theirMore
While nobody can predict exactly what shape travel will take as the COVID-19 pandemic ebbs and rises and ebbs again, several LGBTQ-friendly or -dedicated tour companies and destinations are at the forefront of travel-soon planning.More
The street art of the COVID-19 pandemic has emerged partly as a counterpoint to the harrowing images on the news and partly as a reaction to the eerily empty streets of most cities, which has allowed the underground to emerge into the daylight.More
Travel Editor Robin Catalano might be suffering cabin fever even more than the rest of us these days, but that hardly means she hasn't been exploring. And some of her finds uncover a silver lining of stir-crazy in the Information Age.More
For all its longitudinal eastern border, New Hampshire doesn't boast a long coastline. Portsmouth provides a granite-solid argument for why NOT to overlook one of New England's most charming harbor towns.More
In Pompeii and Herculaneum, the tourist is tempted to gaze upon the preserved works of marble and masonry and painted plaster. Surrounded by the inanimate remnants of these twin archaeological wonders, travel editor Robin Catalano found herself listening for strains of preserved human truths.More
Society is changing — the days of cheap plastic crap defining the holidays are numbered. And the home is so much...homier when more of life is handmade.
Inaugural edition of FESTIVE in 2017; photo by Nina Cochran, courtesy Greylock WORKS.