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In South Africa's Kwa-Zulu Natal province, andBeyond Phinda Homestead reopened its safari lodge after a massive rebuild. For families or groups, it has its own safari vehicle and dedicated ranger, tracker, chef, and butler. The bedrooms and open spaces are beautifully decorated, with flat-roofed walkways and shady areas opening out onto sun decks and a swimming pool. – Jeralyn, editorial director
Having stayed at a posh, old-world hotel the last time I was in Dublin, it’s refreshing to see a new boutique upstart making waves in the city: Get to know The Devlin, located in the urban village of Ranelagh, which boasts a rooftop restaurant, cocktail bar, coffee shop, and its own movie theater. – Daniel, editor
Spotted by Locals, our fellow indie travelers and frequent LWL contributors, are crowdfunding a campaign on Indiegogo to combat over-tourism. The idea is to disperse dollars by producing city guides that promote travel in lesser-known destinations and cities in Eastern Europe. Guides are curated by local volunteers in each city. – Jeralyn
This has virtually nothing to do with travel, though, after reading this helpful explainer on Cube Rule, you may find yourself engaged in the great sandwich debate and start identifying "all dishes based on starch locations." Please, read on. – Jeralyn
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