Tag archives for Jonathan Tourtellot

In a world that’s constantly evolving, it’s important to ask big questions about the future of travel and how we’re changing our planet by exploring it en masse. That’s why we asked 13 luminaries in their spheres–from David Byrne and Richard Branson to Pico Iyer and Digital Nomad Andrew Evans–to tackle 13 subjects we think are worth talking about as we count down to 2014.

One of the small delights of travel is the discovery of oddball items that escape most of the guidebooks and travel stories. I’m reminded of how an old London friend liked to show his American visitors a bit of their own history just off St. James Street: A small brass plate next to a door…

Some good news is coming out of Antarctica this week, as the countries who manage the region are currently in meetings to discuss new controls over the fleets of passenger ships that have been swarming its icy waters. Tourism to the Antarctic has jumped from 10,000 visitors a decade ago to over 45,000 this past…