Traveler, center, pulls a suitcase while walking with her father and brother to board a flight (Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg)

How to Make Friends on the Road

This week on Travel Genius, we respond to listener tips and requests—again. Since the last time Mark and Nikki tackled your voicemails, we’ve received many terrific suggestions, so we gave the show over to your expertise once more. Please keep those tips coming: Call (646) 324-3490, and we may even play your message on the show!

Our guest this week just returned from what many might consider a yearlong dream job: traveling the world on someone else’s dime (in this case, the New York Times). Jada Yuan was the inaugural 52 Places Traveler, tasked with visiting everywhere the Gray Lady deemed a must-see spot for 2018, from Pyeongchang to Patagonia. Jada shares all the tips and tricks she learned on the road, from the fastest way to wash (and dry) clothes in your hotel room to the surprisingly affordable yacht she rented via Airbnb.  

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