Which Festival In France Should You See This Summer?

Friday, June 5, 2009

Ideally all of them, but if you’re looking to try to time your Gallic expedition to coincide with a local festival, check out the Telegraph’s list of the top 10 summer festivals in France this summer. From the giant yard sale that is La Grande Braderie de Lille, to the pageantry of Bastille Day, you’re […]

Top 3 Airline Websites (And The 3 Worst)

Friday, June 5, 2009

I was reading this post over at Budget Travel about a guy, so fed up with the American Airlines website, decided to redesign the front page to show the big boys how it’s done, at least in the mind of a 22-year-old web designer. Here’s the result. This got me thinking: Which airline has the […]

How Not To Cause An International Incident While In Thailand

Thursday, June 4, 2009

With over 14 million visitors to Thailand in 2008 alone, there’s probably not a day that goes by where some sort of cultural transgression does not take place. Well, have no fear, before you end up causing your own international incident, bone up on Matador’s top 10 customs you should know before going. Here are […]

Video: Be Blown Away By Ghana

Thursday, June 4, 2009

So if a picture says a thousand words, do a thousand pictures tell a million words, and would you really need that many to express the beauty of Ghana? Probably not, but it helps, alot. Check out Sam Macmillan’s really cool trip from Ghana set to Sweden’s own Lykke Li singing “Dance, Dance.” Not sure […]

Top 10 Spots To Chill Outside In NYC This Summer

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Have you ever noticed how people who live in cold cities simply go nuts in the summer, taking advantage of every sunny day and spending as much time as possible outside in the coveted sunlight (two examples I can think of: Montreal and Stockholm)? Well, New York somewhat has the same phenomena, but for New […]

Your Guide To The Amalfi Coast

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The deli owner around the corner from me just got back from his home on the Amalfi Coast where he escapes NYC’s cold, winter months, and my lunches have been all the better for it. For the rest of you who have to wait for those precious summer holiday months to go yourself, the Independent […]

Love In The Time Of Travel

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Did anyone else notice that the best travel article in this Sunday’s NYT was actually in the back of the Magazine section? (Sigh, Bill Keller when are you going to wise up and let me run the section for you guys?) In it, soon-to-be-published Micheal J. White recounts a memorable night in Lima that marked […]

Images Of Manhattanhenge

Monday, June 1, 2009

In case you haven’t heard, like some sort of odd Incan design, two times a year in Manhattan, the sun set is exactly aligned with the Manhattan grid. This year the first date fell on May 30th and it will happen again on July 12th. Check out this Flickr photostream for some more amazing shots […]

Eating Your Way Through London

Sunday, May 31, 2009

London may be a notoriously difficult city to find good food, but don’t despair foodies: an insider’s guide to the best eats in town. By Michele Giordano Ah, the good ole English drinking tea, riding the tube and gaining their incredible wit from the awful weather. An English friend of mine once said to me, […]

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