Where to Weekend

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Where to Weekend: Humboldt County, California

For years, heading up to the remote Humboldt County in Northern California was a trip in itself. With United’s new direct service from LAX, the luscious pastures of green grass and the tallest trees in the world are now a quick, picturesque two-hour flight from California’s major airport hub. Grab a window seat to catch … Continued

Where to Weekend: The Island of Ischia, Italy

While jetsetters beeline to Capri, Italians in the know have been flocking to the shores of neighboring Ischia for decades. The largest of the volcanic islands in the Bay of Naples, Ischia is prized for its rich natural beauty, thermal spas, and sandy beaches. The island has everything from modern five-star resorts to tiny fishing … Continued

Where to Weekend: Akureyri, Iceland

Buttressing the country’s longest fjord, Eyjafjörður, Akureyri is less than 100 kilometers from the arctic circle and a four and a half hour (jaw-droppingly beautiful) drive from Reykjavik, or a quick flight by propeller plane. Video by Miwa Sakulrat @ewmiwa on Instagram Iceland’s second-largest urban area, Akureyri is still a quiet village. Wander the streets at night … Continued

Long Weekend in Helsinki

Helsinki has a burgeoning food scene, lively nightlife, and outstanding local designers. Here are some top tips for a great weekend getaway.

Where to Weekend: 48 Hours in Cape Town

Cape Town is a stunning city and nearly all visitors to South Africa, whether they come for the safaris, wine country, culture, or beaches, will have a short brush with “the Mother City.” Here's your primer on making the most of a brief visit, with personally vetted picks for the perfect way to stay and play with just 48 hours in Cape Town.