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The Hotel Pool Enters Politics (This One Is a Trump Supporter)
Before the plan emerged for me to come here for two weeks, I knew little about Singapore. I had a sense of powerhouse Asian megacities only in the ...
October 16, 2017
NYC –> Guangzhou in China Southern’s Business Class
In Flight Reviews, Flung writers provide key information about flights they take in order to leave the flying public better informed in an age of ...
October 10, 2017
The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa: Where’s the There?
Some travel is enjoyed, some endured. And then some of it simply confounds. Rolling up to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City ranks ...
October 2, 2017
The Great Passport Photo Fail of 2017
We’ve all been around technology long enough now to know that even as it can improve our daily lives, it can also add untold headaches. Such is the ...
September 26, 2017
13 Fall Shoes for Wandering the World’s Cities
For me, "travel shoe" has never meant running shoe or Teva. Maybe because in my early travel years I tended to travel to great world cities, I always ...
September 19, 2017
The Dean Hotel: Hanging Its Hat on an Iniquitous History
Finding the Dean Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island meant driving a circle or two in the shadow of the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, then sliding at just ...
September 13, 2017
Democrats and Republicans Are Even Divided on Travel
In this weird moment we’re living through, United States citizens find themselves increasingly divided by their politics, and those differences ...
September 8, 2017
Rockaway Once Boasted the World’s Largest Hotel
New York City is known for a lot of things, but beach destination isn't generally one of them. When I moved to New York City at age 23, for example, ...
September 5, 2017
Can Group Travel Work for the Independent Woman?
I love traveling solo. Ever since those three months I spent in Europe with a backpack and a Eurail Pass when I was 22, I’ve thrived on the ...
August 28, 2017
We Need To Travel Better
Two Sundays ago, as Donald Trump's advisers were convincing him to read a prepared statement condemning an act of Nazi terrorism that he would ...
August 21, 2017
Oheka Castle: Stomping Ground of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Taylor Swift
In the summer of 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald sat every day in the sun-dappled studio above the garage of his and Zelda’s Long Island house and laid ...
August 14, 2017
Jordan’s Other Magnificent Ancient City
Petra gets all the glory, but there’s another ancient city in Jordan with serious capacity to awe. Jerash, located just 30 miles north of the ...
August 8, 2017
How ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelorette’ Embraced the Travel Industry
The Bachelor and Bachelorette franchise has seen its share of coverage in the media, think-pieces deconstructing what it all means, bloggers dedica...
August 7, 2017
El Caminito: Buenos Aires’ Least Intriguing Attraction
Every guide to Buenos Aires, and I mean every guide, recommends a visit to El Caminito in La Boca. Many of them even feature the colorful street on ...
August 5, 2017
A Guide to the Brooklyn Navy Yard
For most of my nearly 17 years living in Brooklyn, the old Navy Yard here remained a mystery—that 300-acre hulk of fenced-off land that made a ...
July 25, 2017
The 5 Best Back Gardens in Brooklyn
Despite its rise to global prominence over the past decade, Brooklyn still exists on a smaller scale than Manhattan. This extends to its restaurants ...
July 20, 2017
In Melbourne, Colombian Culture Makes Its Mark
The city of Melbourne, Australia has long been considered synonymous with multiculturalism. It boasts the largest Greek community outside of Greece, ...
July 17, 2017
Fort Greene’s Mettā: The Chef’s Counter Is Everything
On one of the more picturesque corners in Brooklyn, a new restaurant called Mettā opened this past March with a menu it describes as “sustainably ...
July 12, 2017
Packing for a Camping Trip: How To Do It Right
I’ll confess that I didn’t start camping in any real way until I got together with my boyfriend seven years ago. Our first weekend trip together ...
June 30, 2017
Playa Hermosa Ecolodge: An Elusive Oceanfront Stay in Nicaragua
For all of its hundreds of miles of exquisite coastline, the Central American country of Nicaragua is curiously lacking in beachfront accommodations ...
June 21, 2017
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