TRAVEL BLOG

XU: Lessons from Chinese tourists

I like to study near the front entrance of Sterling, mostly so I can catch a glimpse of adorable babies as their tourist parents walk by, admiring the grandeur of the library’s Gothic arches and stained glass windows. Babies are relatively uncommon on college campuses, and I have to get my weekly fix of cuteness […]

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JaipurPhoto 2018: ‘Homeward Bound’

Jaipur is riding a cultural wave. First, there’s the glitz and grey matter of the literature festival, now 11 years old. There is the new sculpture park at Nahargarh Fort, displaying contemporary art in a traditional space. Then, the Charles Correa-designed Jawahar Kala Kendra, whose revamped swanky facilities serve theatre, art, music and dance. Now, […]

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Caribbean spring break: Ideas, prices, post-hurricane news

By Beth J. Harpaz | AP By Beth J. Harpaz | AP February 15 at 4:50 PM Thinking about spring break in the Caribbean? Brian Hegarty of Travel Leaders Network says each Caribbean island offers a different vibe, from relaxing on the beach to adventures, shopping and dining. All-inclusive resorts “take the worry out of figuring out where to […]

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Richard Hammond: "The Grand Tour can be a worldwide force for good"

Thursday, 15th February 2018 at 5:26 pm In the latest instalment of The Grand Tour, Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond are off to East Africa. Most Brits travel to Mozambique for its game parks, marine wildlife and pristine beaches. Clarkson and co are there for a more noble reason. The episode is called […]

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