Unpacked by AFAR

Unpacked by AFAR unpacks one tricky topic in travel each week. We're here to help you navigate the travel world, whether you want to hack your points and miles, figure out where to travel next, or need advice on an ethical dilemma. Because the world is complicated. We're here to help you unpack it.

Places & Travel
1
A Professional Decision Coach’s Secrets to Maki...
29 min
2
How to Budget for Travel, No Matter Your Income
38 min
3
Unpacking Albuquerque
28 min
4
At This London Tour Company, Formerly Unhoused ...
22 min
5
You Can Get Free Flights and Hotel Stays Easier...
47 min
6
Where to Cruise This Year—Even if You Think You...
46 min
7
The 25 Most Exciting Places to Travel in 2024
47 min
8
Unpacked Returns: A Bigger, Brighter World Awaits
1 min
9
Where to Travel This Winter
48 min
10
Being a Person With Dwarfism Has Never Stopped ...
30 min
11
How Maps Reveal the Secrets of our World
38 min
12
Can a Pledge Really Help Cure “Bad Tourists”?
17 min
13
Think Travel Insurance Is Boring? Prepare to Be...
33 min
14
A Skeptic's Guide to Birdwatching
23 min
15
National Parks Are America’s Greatest Idea—and ...
21 min
16
Should I Give Money to Panhandlers When I Travel?
22 min
17
Will the "Real" Waikīkī Please Stand Up?
23 min
18
The Promise and Peril of Digital Nomadism
27 min
19
How to Get Airport Lounge Access, Even if You D...
42 min
20
The Secrets to Traveling Well With Children
37 min
21
Summer Replay! The Best Places to Go in 2023
40 min
22
A Flight Attendant's Tips for Flying With Kids—...
36 min
23
Inside Rick Steves’s Self-Imposed Carbon Tax
26 min
24
Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Trip a...
41 min
25
It's Not Too Late to Plan Your Summer Travels—H...
55 min