Stephanie Wu
Stephanie Wu
Editorial director, lifestyle

The 27 best places to travel in 2019

This year’s list of places spans the world, from an exciting new food city in Scandinavia to an upstate New York haven.

A new nonstop flight makes Nairobi — and Kenya’s safari scene — way more accessible to Americans

The new flight will make it easier for Americans to go on safari — or to visit the overlooked beaches of Kenya.

Scottsdale’s young, cool side is just starting to emerge

The restaurants in Scottsdale — as well as surrounding areas of Phoenix, Tempe and more — are becoming destinations in and of themselves.

Taiwanese food is finally having a moment in New York City’s crowded restaurant scene

Three new restaurants showcase the best of Taiwanese cuisine: beef noodle soup, oyster omelette, stinky tofu and more.

This week in food and travel: A new report finds traces of Monsanto pesticide in oat-based foods

We also take a look at the quality of water in the Hudson River, why people flock to Caribbean festivals and how Switzerland became a beloved destination for Indian travelers.

Why Sichuan food simply doesn’t taste the same in the US

The magical Sichuan peppercorn makes the spiciest food in the world impossible to replicate in America.

Meet Mashama Bailey, the first African-American woman nominated for best chef at the Beard Awards

Mashama Bailey is the executive chef at The Grey in Savannah, Georgia.

Caitlin FitzGerald worked hard to leave restaurants behind — and now she’s playing a waitress on TV

'Mic' spoke to Caitlin FitzGerald about how she prepared for her role in 'Sweetbitter' and the impact of #MeToo on the restaurant and acting industries.

Why you should travel 15 hours to China to hang out with pandas

Millions visit the Chengdu panda research base every year to see the cuddly creatures — and with direct flights, it's now a lot easier for Americans to get there.

Pixar’s new short “Bao” celebrates the importance of food in Chinese communities

Director Domee Shi — the first woman to direct a Pixar short film — based the film loosely on her own childhood.
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Team USA bobsledders Elana Meyers Taylor and Lauren Gibbs win silver at the Winter Olympics

Meyers Taylor is the veteran on the U.S. women's bobsled team.

These are our favorite travel stories from 2017

Inspirational destinations, how-to guides, the unsung heroes of travel and more.

After allegations against Johnny Iuzzini, ABC pulls ‘The Great American Baking Show’ off the air

The decision comes after sources spoke to 'Mic' with allegations against Iuzzini.

The 26 best places to travel in 2018

Whether you travel for great food, craft brews, adventure or culture, these are the destinations that should be on your list.

U by Uniworld Review: A trip on the first-ever river cruise designed for millennials

You can only get on board if you're between the ages of 21 and 45.

Google Pixel 2: 6 features of the new Google phone that travelers need to know about

You'll be able to take better photos, recognize landmarks and get quick translations.

Rules of the Road: Joe Jonas on his ideal vacation and why he can never pack light

Give the singer a tropical drink — and a neck pillow — and he's happy.

Bonnie Tyler on her iconic hit, the total solar eclipse and how she took control of her career

August's solar eclipse brought the Welsh singer back to the top of the charts.

I partied with Bonnie Tyler at the most epic eclipse party on the high seas

Here's how the the viewing party of a lifetime came together in less than a year.

For Harry Potter fans, the best way to relive the series is in Edinburgh — with a side of Scotch

How to plan a long weekend trip to the city, with a focus on Scotland's most famous exports.