What Obama’s Photographer Learned About Travel

What Obama’s Photographer Learned About Travel

Travel January 17, 2018 0

During his eight years as the chief official White House photographer for President Barack Obama, Pete Souza, the former director of the White House Photo Office, traveled to all 50 states and more than 60 countries. Those trips added up to more than 1,300 flights on Air Force One... Read more

In Canada, Hunting and Preserving an Indigenous Way of Life

Travel January 16, 2018 0

In September, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged the nation’s past “humiliation, neglect and abuse” of indigenous people, and vowed at the United Nations to improve the lives of the country’s 1.4 million indigenous citizens. The effort, however belated, has accompanied a renewed appreciation of indigenous culture, including a rich... Read more
In Spain, Searching for Ancestors, Dry Wine and Calm Seas

In Spain, Searching for Ancestors, Dry Wine and Calm Seas

Travel January 16, 2018 0

Along the jagged Mediterranean coast of Spain, from Barcelona south to Malaga, along bone-white barren hills and lush olive groves, from the shimmery gardens of Andalusia and the grandeur of the Alhambra, I made my way to the homeland of my ancestors for the first time. It took much... Read more
Where to Get Healthier in 2018

Where to Get Healthier in 2018

Travel January 16, 2018 0

What aspect of the travel industry won’t wellness touch in 2018? Perhaps none. From hotels and cruises to airports, airlines, safaris and group tours, wellness promises to be everywhere in the world of travel. Five years ago wellness on the road meant heading to a destination spa to embark... Read more
Airbus A380, Once the Future of Aviation, May Cease Production

Airbus A380, Once the Future of Aviation, May Cease Production

Travel January 15, 2018 0

While it would be premature to write the A380’s obituary, there is little doubt that the double-decker plane — once touted as the future of aviation — has been an enormous disappointment and a financial disaster for Airbus, the most formidable competitor to Boeing in the passenger airplane market.... Read more
Five Luxurious Winter Getaways that Offer More than Downhill Skiing

Five Luxurious Winter Getaways that Offer More than Downhill Skiing

Travel January 15, 2018 0

Little compares with the rush of downhill skiing, but for travelers seeking something different this season, hotels and tour providers offer plenty of other ways to experience the winter scenery. An eight-day Winter Tatra Adventure with Intrepid Travel features snowshoeing in Poland’s Tatra Mountains, a designated Unesco Biosphere Reserve... Read more

Rebuilding on the Beatles, an Ashram in India Hopes for Revival

Travel January 15, 2018 0

The ashram remained operational for many decades after the band left, housing dozens of straight-backed sadhus, or holy men, in small domed huts. But in the early 2000s, the land was taken over by the Indian government, leading to its abandonment, except for wandering leopards and elephants from a... Read more
Don’t Listen to Washington, Tourist Organizations Try Telling Foreigners

Don’t Listen to Washington, Tourist Organizations Try Telling Foreigners

Travel January 14, 2018 0

Christopher Heywood, spokesman for New York City’s tourism organization, NYC & Company, said “negative rhetoric coming out of the current administration” was a driving force behind the group’s marketing last year, which featured the phrases “Welcoming the world” and “All are welcome.” “We’re not a political group,” he said.... Read more
Where to Watch Sports in 2018

Where to Watch Sports in 2018

Travel January 14, 2018 0

After years of planning and construction, the Winter Olympics and the World Cup are generally regarded as the marquee sporting events of 2018. But there is an abundance of events throughout the year for sports enthusiasts around the globe, from the British-centric Commonwealth Games to the rough-and-tumble Rugby World... Read more
The Art Exhibitions to See in 2018

The Art Exhibitions to See in 2018

Travel January 14, 2018 0

Travelers seeking inspiration for 2018 trips may want to consider art exhibitions and cultural festivals. At the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., notable exhibitions include “Women House” (March 9 to May 28), which explores the role of women in American culture through photography, video,... Read more