Monday, June 26, 2017

The Getaway: How to Survive the Blockbuster Summer Travel Season

It’s shaping up to be a record-breaking year for summer travel. A guide to what you need to know for a smooth vacation.

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

52 Places to Go: Sikkim, India

In the far reaches of northeastern India, Buddhist monks chant and pace through rare funeral customs for a revered teacher.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

North Korea Tour Options Dwindle for Americans. But Not by Much.

Even after the tour operator that sold a North Korea trip to Otto Warmbier abandons American clients, others still sell a trip there as one-of-a-kind.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/23/travel/north-korea-tours-americans-warmbier.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Bites: In Miami, Working Fresh Local Ingredients Into Indian Dishes

At Ghee Indian Kitchen, which opened in May, Niven Patel highlights his Gujarati roots while featuring food grown on his nearby farm.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/23/travel/ghee-restaurant-miami-indian-review.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Pursuits: Summer, Reimagined — Minus the Gridlock. Five Alternatives

There’s a big problem with vacation hot spots. Everyone knows about them. Luckily, the world is a big place. Here are five alternative destinations.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/23/travel/summer-vacation-alternatives-north-america-europe.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Rome Journal: No Swimming! Rome Braces for Summer of Tourists at Its Fountains

Already this year, stiff fines have failed to stop fountain-bathing in warm weather, and now the police who protect the Trevi Fountain, backed by a strict ordinance, have more officers on duty.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/22/world/europe/no-swimming-rome-braces-for-summer-of-tourists-at-its-fountains.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Trending: Four Resorts for a Private Island Vacation

Properties in Africa and Indonesia offer snorkeling, swimming, sandy beaches and seclusion.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/22/travel/four-resorts-for-a-private-island-vacation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss