Harrison Jacobs

International Correspondent @businessinsider / reporting on global issues, tech, and travel / writing fiction you'll never read

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15 culture clashes I've had as an American traveling in Asia
May, 10 2019
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15 things I learned about hotels and Airbnbs after traveling the world for a year
May, 4 2019
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I spent a year traveling around the world — here are the best adventures I had in each country
May, 3 2019
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I traveled the world for a year and here are the 21 best travel tips I can give you
May, 2 2019
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15 things I learned about air travel after traveling the world for a year
May, 2 2019
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Traveling the world for a year with my girlfriend taught me a major lesson about relationships — and it's something every couple should know before they go on
April, 29 2019
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I traveled the world for a year and a tiny city in Bali was the one place I can see myself returning to dozens of times
April, 28 2019
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I paid $22 to walk across the famous glass bridge that spans China's 'Grand Canyon,' and it was the worst experience I had in a year of traveling the world for
April, 25 2019
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I got into an ultra-exclusive Coachella after-party where every guest has a private chauffeur and influencers rub shoulders with Tyga, Paris Hilton, and Lil
April, 23 2019
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A $2,000 bridal get-up, $100 of body glitter, and $30 thrift store discoveries: We asked 11 people how much their Coachella outfits cost, and here's what they
April, 22 2019
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I got a last-minute ticket to Coachella, the festival as famous for its flashy outfits and Instagram-heavy attractions as its music. Here's what it's really
April, 20 2019
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Tickets to Coachella cost $429, but one photo I took at the festival shows why it's worth the money if you love the headlining acts
April, 18 2019
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I went to my first Priority Pass lounge in the US after visiting dozens abroad, and international ones are light-years better due to the food
April, 18 2019
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I went to Coachella for the first time. The most underrated part of the festival is how good the organizers are at picking what times musicians perform.
April, 17 2019
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There's a $1,000 price difference for a room in the 'world's most luxurious hotel' and its 5-star sister hotel next door. I stayed in both to see how they
April, 17 2019
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I spent a weekend Coachella, and my favorite part of the festival is a rule most people over 21 would probably hate
April, 15 2019
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Forget about the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx: I spent a month in Egypt, and the most spectacular site I visited was the ancient city of Thebes
April, 15 2019
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I had an amazing time at Coachella — but I probably still wouldn't go back because of the effort it takes to get there
April, 15 2019
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I've taken more than 30 flights over the past year as I've traveled the world for work, and there's one airline I would never fly again — and it comes down to
April, 12 2019
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I visited the 3,200-mile volcanic crater considered Africa's 'eighth wonder of the world' to see if it actually lives up to the hype
April, 3 2019
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I stayed in 3 very different lodges during my 5-day safari. Here's what each place was like, from glamping in the savannah to a farmhouse on a coffee plantation
April, 2 2019
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I went on safari in the Serengeti and the most unforgettable sight of the whole trip had nothing to do with lions, cheetahs, or leopards
March, 30 2019
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On my 5-day safari, my guide said we saw more animals than most people do on 10-day trips. It's all because of a simple planning strategy all safari-goers
March, 28 2019
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I forgot to pack 2 obvious accessories when I left for a 5-day African safari, and the mistake nearly ruined the entire trip
March, 27 2019
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I took 2,000 photos during a 5-day safari in Tanzania, and 1 of those photos is an important reality check for anyone thinking about going on a safari
March, 23 2019
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I spent 5 days on a Tanzanian safari and saw wild lions, elephants, and rhinos — but it made me realize there are 2 factors that can make or break your trip
March, 22 2019
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On my 5-day safari through Tanzania, a local guide told me the No. 1 thing that ruins the experience for tourists
March, 21 2019
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After spending a month in Morocco, I can tell you the best part of the country isn't its cities
March, 20 2019
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I visited the most expensive neighborhood in the world's most expensive city — a billionaire enclave where where Alibaba founder Jack Ma may have bought a $191
March, 14 2019
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Prostitution is legal in countries across Europe, but it's nothing like what you think
March, 13 2019
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I switched to Android after more than a decade with the iPhone, and retro gaming has all but ensured I'll never go back
March, 10 2019
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After taking dozens of flights over the last year, I've learned to always carry Aquaphor or Vaseline to fix my biggest flying discomfort
March, 9 2019
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I stayed at Hong Kong's first 'capsule hotel' to see what it's like to live in micro — and the experience was a nightmare
March, 8 2019
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An epic feast I had at a stranger's home in a remote town in Egypt is a perfect example of why I always say yes when I travel
March, 8 2019
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Mark Zuckerberg's vision for Facebook sounds a lot like China, where I couldn't buy a cup of coffee without the app that dominates people's lives there
March, 7 2019
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The best part of my 14-hour, $5,400 Emirates business-class flight was a perk I originally thought was a gimmick
March, 7 2019
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I've been traveling for business for over a year and didn't bother getting Global Entry, because there's a much faster option — and you can get it for free
March, 6 2019
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I've spent nearly 300 nights in hotels and Airbnbs over the past year, and there's a small detail I check to see how clean a room is
March, 5 2019
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I took a $5,400 Emirates business-class flight that famously serves 3-course meals from Dubai to NYC — and it was the best food I've ever had on an airplane
February, 28 2019
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Uber is locked in a battle to fix Egypt's $8 billion traffic problem, and its success could decide which tech giant will dominate the Middle East and Africa
February, 27 2019
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North Koreans understand their government lies, but there's one thing they don't know, according to a defector
February, 27 2019
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A photographer visited North Korea 6 times to see what life is really like — here's what he saw
February, 26 2019
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I spent 4 hours in Emirates' flagship business class lounge, where wealthy travelers sip champagne, get massages, and eat from 5 different restaurants — and it
February, 25 2019
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I flew economy class on Kenya Airways twice in Africa to see if its short flights are as good as its flagship planes
February, 22 2019
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I visited the tallest and longest glass bridge in the world — which spans China's 'Grand Canyon' — and it was a colossal waste of time
February, 20 2019
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I flew economy class on Kenya Airways' flagship 787 Dreamliner to see if 'the Pride of Africa' stacks up to the world's top airlines
February, 17 2019
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Travel guides will tell you to skip Cairo, but the Egyptian capital is a fascinating city bursting with amazing food and culture
February, 15 2019
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A walk through Seattle's 'Amazonia' neighborhood made me understand why any city would be wary of hosting the tech giant
February, 14 2019
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I visited the Great Pyramid of Giza, and while it's as incredible as you'd expect for the only wonder of the ancient world still standing, I made a rookie
February, 12 2019
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These nomads spend nearly their entire lives at sea — but they could be the last generation to do so
February, 11 2019
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