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An Indoor-Outdoor Escape in Los Angeles

When most urbanites begin looking for a second home, they dream of finding a pastoral landscape or beachfront place as a refuge from hectic city life. But Zachary Lara and Sonya Yu, who live in San Francisco, wanted something else: a foothold in a second city where they could find …

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On a Trip Around the World, and the Plane Just Left Without Me

The 52 Places Traveler The 52 Places Traveler faces a travel nightmare getting out of Brazil — and so rewrites the itinerary, spends 40-plus hours in transit and lands in the perfect place to recover: Mexico’s Costalegre. July 16, 2019 I arrived at Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport in Salvador, …

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Don’t Scoff at Influencers. They’re Taking Over the World.

ANAHEIM, Calif. — When the first TikTok star is elected president, I hope she will save some room in her cabinet for older and more conventional bureaucrats, even if they don’t have millions of followers, great hair or amazing dance moves. I say “when,” not “if,” because I just spent …

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