The Disabled Flâneur – The New York Times

The Disabled Flâneur – The New York Times

Travel December 12, 2017 0

I grew up in a bedroom community in New Jersey on a street without a sidewalk. But when I enrolled in college in the mid-1980s, everything changed. I went to live in the North Bronx and fell hard for gritty, glamorous New York and its sidewalks teeming with life.... Read more
The T Editors’ (Fantasy) Gift Guide

The T Editors’ (Fantasy) Gift Guide

Travel December 12, 2017 0

Keeping with the holiday-wish-list spirit, we asked other T editors: What is the one tangible thing you would want this year — if time, money or accessibility were no object? The set of answers is a marvelous mix of items from so far and wide, it’s enough to keep... Read more
Airports Are Losing Money as Ride-Hailing Services Grow

Airports Are Losing Money as Ride-Hailing Services Grow

Travel December 11, 2017 0

At the same time, some airports have had to add staff to oversee the operations of the ride-hailing companies, the report said. And with more ride-hailing vehicles on the roads outside terminals, there’s more congestion. “Airports are expected to be self-sufficient and not be a drain on the public... Read more
13 of Our Favorite Travel Reads From 2017

13 of Our Favorite Travel Reads From 2017

Travel December 11, 2017 0

Dawn After the Tempests The novelist Edwidge Danticat reflects on the devastation from Hurricanes Irma and Maria to many Caribbean islands whose economies rely on tourism. The Alhambra in Granada, Spain.CreditDaniel Rodrigues for The New York Times In Spain, Secrets and a Possible Betrayal It was summer in Granada,... Read more
Five Places to Go in Chicago

Five Places to Go in Chicago

Travel December 11, 2017 0

On Chicago’s South Side, quintessentially blue-collar Bridgeport is the city’s prime spot for catching a White Sox game, savoring a great taco or taking in the art scene. The Daley family’s storied neighborhood once had an Irish-only, outsiders-unwelcome reputation. Yet the enclave now ranks among the city’s most diverse,... Read more
Leisure Travel With an Eye on Giving Back

Leisure Travel With an Eye on Giving Back

Travel December 10, 2017 0

The idea for The Vacation Project was born over multiple cocktail in a New York City bar. While animatedly swapping stories from their travels, three friends — Lindsay Bradley, 29, Mitchell Roy, 29, and Charlotte Bergin, 28 — realized that they all shared an interest in doing some volunteering... Read more
At Three National Monuments, Quiet Trails and Questions About the Future

At Three National Monuments, Quiet Trails and Questions About the Future

Travel December 10, 2017 0

Scrambling on the Sandstone at Grand Staircase Jay and I wondered what the climb back out would be like as we made our way down a wide, smooth, but radically tilted carapace of sandstone toward Upper Calf Creek Falls. This was a “trail,” visible mostly as an imaginary line... Read more
Road to Recovery – The New York Times

Road to Recovery – The New York Times

Travel December 10, 2017 0

In January, our son died at the age of 5, suddenly but not unexpectedly. He had been born with a complicated heart condition that required multiple surgeries and frequent medical attention. His short life had been filled with miracles, and he had a calm spirit that balanced the normal-kid... Read more
A New York Hotel That’s a Destination for Design

A New York Hotel That’s a Destination for Design

Travel December 9, 2017 0

Rates From $259 including Wi-Fi. The Basics The 213-room 11 Howard, part of the New York-City-based real estate firm RFR Holding, opened in April 2016 in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood. Design and art are featured throughout the property: the prominent New York City-based architect Anda Andrei collaborated with the Danish... Read more
The Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi Got a Major Makeover. Here Is a First Look.

The Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi Got a Major Makeover. Here Is a First Look.

Travel December 9, 2017 0

New Delhi’s Oberoi hotel has a dear place in my heart, as it does for many city natives. On special occasions, including my sixth birthday, my parents and grandmother would take my sister and me to the property’s restaurant, the Café, for afternoon tea and pastries — the flaky... Read more