Word of Mouth: Edinburgh Bars

Traversing the new and Old Town for whisky, ales and more

Whisky and Edinburgh are intertwined like a Celtic knot, with the amber liquid a bloodline for this small city born on the curve of a dead volcano. It’s not just scotch, of course; gin, ales and other potables are so prevalent it would be myopic to limit Edinburgh’s appeal strictly to the brown stuff. But they are spirit and provenance—Edinburgh defines the creation of blended …

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 …