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13 Must Visits For 2013

AFAR | Posted 01.11.2013 | Travel

At AFAR, we believe that (nearly) anywhere in the world could be a place to go in 2013. Maybe it's because we subscribe to the choose-your-own-adventure approach to travel. That said, the following 13 places really stand out for us this year.

Egypt's Jon Stewart Meets America's Jon Stewart

AFAR | Posted 08.19.2012 | TV

Bassem had been a fan of The Daily Show since he first saw it while on a visit to the United States a few years earlier. He longed for an Egyptian version of the show, but that would have been impossible prior to the revolution.

WATCH: A Worldwide Pick-Up Game

AFAR | Posted 05.19.2012 | Travel

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.

PHOTOS: 10 Volunteer Vacations For Adventurers

AFAR | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel

From helping rebuild earthquake-damaged communities to working on Meerkat-conservation efforts, volunteer vacation opportunities abound.

Hiding From The Cold In A Quebecois Timber Lodge

AFAR | Posted 03.30.2012 | Travel

I had come to ski some of the 65,000 acres of wooded backcountry that neighbor the resort, but the château was so welcoming that I found it hard to leave.

A Chocolate Retreat In The Caribbean

AFAR | Posted 03.13.2012 | Travel

Using the blade at the end of the pole, he cut a squashlike pod from the tree, then scored it with a pocket knife to reveal a hive of white, pulp-covered beans the size of grapes.

WATCH: Impressions Of Cairo

AFAR | Posted 03.06.2012 | Travel

Since launching AFAR magazine in 2009, we've wondered how we might create events that bring the spirit of experiential travel to life.

INFOGRAPHIC: How The World Travels

Posted 01.02.2012 | Travel

Our friends at AFAR have created another great infographic to shine a light on how the world travels. From the where the world's most expensive hotels...

Food Without Foam: You Can Go Home Again

Elissa Altman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elissa Altman

At this point in our American culinary lexicon, we know little to nothing of Portuguese food, beyond what our immigrant population has brought with them.