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Travel

AGEIST travels take you out in the world to seek, see, participate, and experience with curiosity and a genuine sense of adventure. We aim for first dibs exclusives–experiences we get to before anyone else and stories that take you deeper into a place or get under its skin in a new way. We are about experiences more than hotels or shops, but that said, our contributors have exquisite taste. We promise to steer you well.

The motorcycle offroad traveler, and AGEIST profile Colin Evans, is currently riding through Australia. Colin continues to keep an updated blog of his travels from Melbourne up into the Outback, to Adelaide and Victoria. The blog dots the history of the places he encounters and documents what has changed.The Melbourne...
Greek island life is all about escape: eating … drinking … napping on the beach. And then there’s Naxos, Greece. The largest of the Cycladic island chain sits between its popular cousins, Mykonos and Paros. Its splendors range from Mt. Zeus to one of the most sought-after beaches in...

Sea Ranch

We’re fans of the less-trodden areas of California: the Mojave Desert; the Esalen Institue at Big Sur and, recently, The Sea Ranch. First settled by hardy Germans in the mid 19th century, Sea Ranch was home to livestock ranchers and farmers for more than a century, with alternating owners from different...

Honolulu

How often does one come across a major urban center where it is completely normal to be walking past a Louis Vuitton shop, dripping wet in surf trunks, carrying a surfboard? Welcome to the pearl of the Pacific, Honolulu: home to the best shopping in the mid-Pacific, and its most famous...

Stockholm

Just back from a delightful time in the Nordic capital of Stockholm. A charming place, filled with delightful, friendly people—and despite the recent news of mass political —compared to the UK or the US, it was a model of harmony. Even when they disagree, the Swedes are polite and...

Maui

haleakalā volcano, maui Mark Twain called it "The sublimest spectacle I have ever seen."Most people who go to Maui are there for the Polynesian beach-ocean experience, which is pretty great, especially if you are over near Paia. Some people prefer the cooler cowboy culture of up-country Maui near Makawao. Then...

Plum NYC

Check out this excellent home in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn from our friends at ThePlumGuide. Williamsburg is the home of hipsterism and a global trendsetter – in other words, it’s where the cool kids hang out. Here, you’re never far from a craft beer or artisan coffee, and some...

Lyon

We traveled to France’s second city (shh ... don’t tell Marseilles) this Summer, and we almost don’t want to tell you what we thought of it. Because, well, then it would remain our little secret. But here goes anyway: Lyon is pretty fantastic. It’s not simply because it is...

The Colosseum

Adding to yet another reason to visit the eternal city, a new level is open at its best known landmark. For the first summer in 40 years, the top floor of the Colosseum is open. Thanks to a renovation effort funded by Tod’s, you can get a high-level view...
highway 1 in california re-opens After 14 months of closure due to a massive landslide near Big Sur, Highway 1 has re-opened—possibly to the mixed feelings of residents. They may have missed the tourist income, but they had a calm respite from the summer traffic. Big Sur fully lives up...