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Intelligent Travel

  • Living Legends: The Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans

    Living Legends: The Mardi Gras Indians of New OrleansI’m sitting in a cluttered workshop in New Orleans’ Central City neighborhood. Surrounding me are plastic containers filled with beads and rhinestones of about every hue imaginable, elaborate feather headdresses, glue guns, oversize spools of… 9 Mar 16, 9:43pm

  • When Travel Goes WrongSometimes bad things happen to good people when they're far away from home. That doesn't mean they have to ruin your trip. As Ken Budd reminds us, it's all about putting things in the proper perspective. 3 Mar 16, 6:32pm

  • Books That Will Make You Fall In Love With the WorldNational Geographic's travel literature expert, Don George, shares four books guaranteed to make you fall in love with the world (and itch to start planning your next trip). 2 Mar 16, 2:59pm

  • Grand Torino: Italy’s Aperitivo CapitalTo most of us, vermouth is the stuff you use to make a Martini. Or a Manhattan. Fair enough. But as many of us are rediscovering, vermouth is among the most versatile of cocktail ingredients. What’s more, it’s great straight. Vermouth’s ori… 29 Feb 16, 10:09pm

  • Beyond the Beach in Curaçao

    Beyond the Beach in CuraçaoSitting 40 miles off the Venezuelan coast, the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao stretches close to 40 miles itself, from north to south. And though most of the action happens at beachfront resorts and sandy expanses crowded with cruise ship pass… 26 Feb 16, 9:15pm

  • Local Flavor: Hot Chicken in Nashville“Hot chicken” is Nashville’s most famous dish. With two equally famous establishments in the city, Prince's Hot Chicken Shack and Hattie B's, residents love to argue who fries it best. 26 Feb 16, 8:34pm

  • A Perfect Day in Washington, D.C.I’ve lived in Washington for (gulp) 23 years—and something I’ve learned in all that time: This is one great city to visit. I recently had the honor of writing Nat Geo’s forthcoming book Walking Washington, D.C., and reveled in the chance t… 25 Feb 16, 10:40pm

  • The Art of Sacred Placement in San Miguel de AllendeA charming Spanish colonial city with a UNESCO World Heritage designation, San Miguel de Allende, located in the central highlands of Mexico, is a mecca for all manner of creative types. In a place where scores of art galleries cluster in and around… 24 Feb 16, 9:44pm

Europe a la Carte

  • Visiting the Dovecoat Studios in EdinburghIf you are interested in art, especially textiles, I recommend a visit to the Dovecoat Studios in Edinburgh. They are located in Infirmary Street, around a ten minute walk from Waverley Railway Station. The building was formerly a public baths. I lov… 3 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 6:36am

  • Review of Hotels.com Rewards Loyalty ProgrammeHotel.com is one of the best known hotel booking websites. Their Rewards loyalty scheme offers one free night’s stay if you book ten nights through their website. Initially, it seems appealing to get something for nothing. However, it’s not that… 7 days ago, 10 Feb 18, 12:23pm

  • House for an Art Lover in GlasgowI finally got around to visiting the House for an Art Lover during the Glasgow Doors Open event in 2017. The house was designed in 1901 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife Margaret Macdonald as an entry for a German design magazine competition.… 10 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 5:12am

  • Easyjet Runway Closure Flight Delay: Treatment and CompensationApproximately 48h before my flight from Thessaloniki, Greece to London Gatwick on Dec 1, 2017, I received two text messages from Easyjet. My flight was going to be leaving from Athens instead, due to runway closure issues. Instead, I had to turn up a… 13 days ago, 5 Feb 18, 5:59am

  • A Winter’s Morning Walk in Broughty Ferry, DundeeWneh I stayed at the Fisherman’s Tavern in Broughty Ferry, a coastal suburb north of Dundee city centre, in late November, I decided to go for a walk along the Tay Estuary immediately after breakfast. It was a really sunny, but cold and breezy, mor… 17 days ago, 1 Feb 18, 4:58am

  • Carmen Thyssen Museum Malaga SpainIn the Spanish city of Malaga, most museums are free to enter on Sunday in the late afternoon/evening. I was torn between the Picasso Museum and the Carmen Thyssen. Both museums were free from 5pm, the Picasso closed at 7pm and the Carmen Thyssen at… 24 days ago, 25 Jan 18, 5:46am

  • Review of Peebles Hydro Hoteli stayed at the Peebles Hydro Hotel in the Scottish Borders on a Wednesday night in November 2017. I paid £36 for a single room, including breakfast, on the Amoma hotel booking website. I arrived at the hotel around 3pm, just as it was starting to r… 31 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:43am

  • Do You Read Your Hotel Reviews Before Stepping Onto the Plane?We’ve all heard the scams about cockroach infested hotels, legionnaire’s disease, unclean nylon sheets, paint peeling off the walls, dirty windows….if you’ve watched ‘The Hotel’ in the UK you’ve probably seen some of them. Fawlty Towers… 36 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 1:39pm

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