Astrid Taran

Forbes Staff|Forbes Vetted

As Forbes Vetted's senior travel editor, I oversee coverage on hotels, cruises, luggage and related travel accessories. I have been writing and editing travel content for over 7 years, during which I have visited 35 countries, stayed at numerous hotel properties and sailed on all

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15,403 viewsJun 14, 2024

The Best Carry-On Luggage, Tested By A Travel Expert

Our senior travel editor tested 12 carry-on suitcases for more than six months. Here is the best carry-on luggage you can buy today.

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4,372 viewsJun 11, 2024

Away Just Launched A New Summer Collection With Fashion Brand La Ligne

Luggage brand Away just revealed a limited edition summer collection in collaboration with New York-based fashion brand La Ligne. Here are our favorite pieces.

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4,935 viewsJun 10, 2024

The Best Travel Makeup Bags To Store Cosmetics On The Go

The best travel makeup bags keep your beauty essentials secure on the go, so you don't have to worry about leaks or spills. Here are our top picks.

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429,708 viewsJun 7, 2024

The 15 Best Hotels In Las Vegas

The best hotels in Las Vegas are some of the most unique and wondrous properties in the world. Here are our picks for the best Las Vegas hotels to book for a 2024 trip.

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26,307 viewsJun 7, 2024

The Best Luggage Tags To Help Your Suitcase Stand Out On The Carousel

From classic leather to affordable silicone options, the best luggage tags can withstand your travels and help your bags stand out from the rest.

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7,033 viewsMay 31, 2024

Inside Look: Grand Velas Boutique Los Cabos Review

One of our top picks for adults-only all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, Grand Velas Boutique Los Cabos opened earlier this year and doesn't disappoint. Here's what to know.

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663,373 viewsMay 31, 2024

The Best Luggage Of 2024, Tested And Recommended By Our Editors

The best luggage should check three boxes: durability, functionality and style. Our team logged many miles testing picks firsthand—here's what we highly recommend.

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61,309 viewsMay 30, 2024

The 10 Best Passport Holders To Keep Travel Documents Safe And Secure

The best passport holders ensure that your most important travel document is protected. If you have an international trip on the horizon, here are our top picks for 2024.

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42,547 viewsMay 28, 2024

Take Advantage Of The Best Memorial Day Laptop Sales Still Live

Though the holiday has passed, there are still a number of the best Memorial Day laptop sales still live now. See deep discounts from Apple, Asus, Samsung and more.

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55,964 viewsMay 28, 2024

Extended Hoka Memorial Day Sale: Get Up To 50% Off Shoes And More

Though the holiday weekend has ended, you can still get discounts of 50% off shoes and apparel during the extended Hoka Memorial Day sale.

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