Get Lost Intentionally With Black Tomato’s New Adventure Travel Program

Select a luxury excursion into the unknown and find your way back out

Those of us beholden to constant communication—who find their phones glued to their hands even while on vacation—have benefitted substantially from trips where WiFi and cell service remains sparse. Many of us—those who’ve traversed the globe to the best of their ability and can list dozens of countries and cities as already explored—also dream of remoteness and the next distant destination. With adventure a driving …

Lonely Planet’s Trips App

Available now on iPhone (and soon on Android), Lonely Planet’s new Trips app is a crowd-sourced travel guide—not by editors and journalists but by regular travelers who want to share their pics and tips. With a focus on sharing photos, the app also includes text and maps—making it incredibly easy to use and just as easy to add to. But CEO Daniel Houghton says they’re …

Word of Mouth: Edmonton

Exploring the diverse offerings of Canada's second-fastest growing city

Edmonton happens to be Canada’s second fastest growing region—and a leader in younger demographic growth, as well. Home to over a million and the capital the Alberta province, the city remains largely unexplored by many as it’s been overshadowed by other metropolitan cities in Canada in the past. Now, however, it’s a thriving city with a diverse and young community, modern architecture, party hotels and …

Word of Mouth: Adirondacks

A weekend through spots in Lake Placid, Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake

Six hours from Toronto, Boston and New York City, the Adirondacks region is the largest publicly protected area within the 48 states (one just can’t compete with how big Alaska is). One of the most unique aspects to this state park is that there are towns and villages existing within the wilderness—like Lake Placid, best known for hosting two Winter Olympics. Between your planned hiking, …

Chris Rowthorn’s Inside Osaka Travel Guide

Carefully planned itineraries, insider tips and transportation recommendations

“Osaka is usually forgotten by people who rush to visit Tokyo and Kyoto,” longtime travel writer Chris Rowthorn explains to CH. “But it’s got a flavor all its own and it’s always a pleasant surprise to those who visit: it’s cheaper and more approachable than Tokyo, and less formal and stuffy than Kyoto.” With Japan high up on most travelers must-visit lists, recommendation services that …