Taos Had History and Mystique, but Few Skiers. Can a New Owner Change That?

“When I heard Mickey sold the ski area,” Dave Hahn, a longtime member of the Taos Ski Valley ski patrol ...
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The 52 Places Traveler: Stop #2 on a Yearlong Journey, a Spot in Panama That Takes It Slow

The 52 Places Traveler The 52 Places Traveler heads to the country’s Pacific Coast expecting breakneck development and instead finds ...
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India Dispatch: ‘The Pirate Days Are Over’: Goa’s Nude Hippies Give Way to India’s Yuppies

GOA — Elisabeth Ramnacher, a German who prefers to go by the name Yogini, wanted to show her employees what ...
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check in: Hotel Review: Paramount House Hotel, Sydney

Rates From 225 Australian dollars (about $170 at current exchange rates). The Basics The former headquarters of Paramount Pictures Australia ...
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U.S. Airlines to Offer New Gender Options for Non-Binary Passengers

Air travelers who want to will soon be able to choose a gender option other than “male” or “female” when ...
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The 52 Places Traveler: Visiting Puerto Rico, and Finding the Up Beat

The 52 Places Traveler On the first stop of his yearlong journey, the 52 Places Traveler makes it his mission ...
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The Least Vegas Neighborhood in Vegas

Azia Skeen discovered Las Vegas’s little-known (to tourists, anyway) Arts District by chance. Her plane home to San Diego was ...
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Travel Tips: How to Be a Green Traveler

Even if you strive for a sustainable lifestyle at home, it may be tempting to avoid thinking about the impact ...
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Carry On: What Tituss Burgess Can’t Travel Without

The actor and singer Tituss Burgess has appeared in many Broadway productions over his 14-year career, but he may be ...
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Viewing the Northern Lights: ‘It’s Almost Like Heavenly Visual Music’

On a clear January night in northern Sweden, after hours of squinting and wondering if this or that small cloud ...
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check in: Hotel Review: Six Senses Duxton, Singapore

Rates Rooms start at about 267 Singaporean dollars (about $197 at current exchange rates). The Basics The Six Senses Duxton, ...
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Mountains Aren’t Just for Skiing

Snow hiking is growing in popularity as a wintertime sport globally. Alta Badia ski resort, in Italy’s Dolomites region, saw ...
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UPDATE: Three Strategies for Finding Snow

Planning a ski vacation well in advance is a tricky proposition. Early birds can’t possibly know what snow conditions will ...
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in San Juan

Nearly a year and a half after Hurricane Maria, stories of hope and progress are emerging in Puerto Rico, just ...
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Trending: Get a Workout and a Vacation at the Same Time

First came workout boot camps. Then off-the-grid yoga retreats. Next, hotel chains touting celebrity-orchestrated fitness programs. Now, there is another ...
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Going to the Galápagos Is Easier and Cheaper Than Ever. That Might Not Be a Good Thing.

“The archipelago is a little world within itself,” a young Charles Darwin mused in his London study in 1839. Four ...
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‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Offers a Tour of a Lost New York

If you ask even a longtime New Yorker for directions to Minetta Lane, you will likely be met with a ...
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Cruise Lines Use Technology to Add the Personal Touch

Global cruise lines are rolling out new technology to help servers deliver cocktails to passengers who have wandered off, address ...
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Check in: Hotel Review: The Peninsula, Beverly Hills, Calif.

Rates $595 and up The Basics Just as you see women of a certain age who look so good that ...
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in St. Moritz

A tiny Swiss mountain town with a big, glitz-infused name, St. Moritz is the winter getaway that made the ski ...
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Hotel Market in Georgia

Travel In 2017, the number of Georgia’s international inbound travelers grew by 18.8% year-over-year (y-o-y) from 6.4 million to an ...
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Frugal Traveler: Sri Lanka, an Island Nation That Is Best Savored Slowly

It’s common while traveling to be approached by locals trying to make a few a bucks by offering to show ...
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It’s Getting Very, Very, Very Cold Outside. Time to Run Away.

As the dreaded polar vortex promises record-breaking low temperatures across the Midwest this week, the dream of warmer climates takes ...
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At Surf Camp 2.0, Data Rules

Inside one of Surf Simply resort’s three gleaming new glass-walled video-coaching suites, I’m staring at a giant screen freeze-frame of ...
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4,000 Miles, Seven Countries: An African Adventure on Two Wheels

The whirring bikes streaked over the rough ribbon of asphalt through the Sahara in Mauritania, and the intensity of the ...
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Travel Tips: When to Go Where in 2019

We all want to get the most and pay the least when we’re booking flights, hotel rooms or rental cars, ...
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Bites: In Houston, Food and Drink Elevated by Two Local Stars

When you arrive at the tiny glass-encapsulated Better Luck Tomorrow in Houston’s hip Heights neighborhood, you’re asked to join the ...
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Salvador, Brazil

More than anywhere else in this multiethnic country, Salvador is steeped in Afro-Brazilian culture — from the worship of Yoruba ...
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Carry on: What Adam Conover Can’t Travel Without

The comedian Adam Conover has made a name for himself by upturning cultural norms and assumptions. His myth-busting television show, ...
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TRENDING: Take a DNA Test, Then Buy an Airplane Ticket

Rondel Holder, who lives in New York and works as a content creator at Essence magazine, was curious about his ...
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Big Change in Little Cottonwood Canyon

When Cassie Dippo’s family moved from the city of New York to the slopes of Alta, Utah, in 1965, she ...
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Surfacing: In Britain, Enraptured by the Wild, Lonely and Remote

By the time the tiny hut came into view, nestled high in a corrie in Scotland’s 1,748-square-mile Cairngorms National Park, ...
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Update: The Rise of Halal Tourism

For one of the fastest-growing sectors of the global travel industry, there is no pork on the hotel dinner menus ...
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Check In: Hotel Review: Eaton DC, Washington

Rates From $139. The Basics Given that people of opposing political persuasions tend to live, eat, shop, work and worship ...
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Stocking Up at an Airline’s Garage Sale

Image Bill McDaniel, an aviation enthusiast, with two items he bought at the Delta surplus sale.CreditJohnathon Kelso for The New ...
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Scottsdale

Scottsdale may look like a suburb of neighboring Phoenix, but its own origins in agriculture and as a haven for ...
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Frugal Traveler: An Indian City Bursting With Action

Image Celebrations for a movie opening outside the Woodlands Cinema in Chennai.CreditPriyadarshini Ravichandran for The New York Times During the ...
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John Isner Is Always Looking for Extra Leg Room

The tennis player John Isner is tall. Very tall. 6 feet 10 inches, to be exact. Which means that traveling ...
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Explorer: A Family Ski Adventure in the Himalayas

Last winter, as I was riding in a car with my family through the Kashmir Valley, the driver’s phone rang ...
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Seals Are Stranded in a Canadian Town, and People Wonder What to Do

LONDON — The intruders arrived during the night with the wind and high tide. By the morning of Jan. 3, ...
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Heavy Snowfall in Alps Leaves 6 Dead and Strands Tourists

BERLIN — Once-in-a-generation heavy snowfall has paralyzed travel and tourism in parts of the Alps, with conditions that have left ...
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Do Floppy-Eared Dogs Look Friendlier? The T.S.A. Thinks So

Hundreds of dogs report for duty at airports across the country, trained to sniff out bombs and other explosives for ...
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A Norwegian Air Jet Landed in Iran 4 Weeks Ago. It Can’t Leave Yet.

LONDON — When a technical error forced a Norwegian Air jet to land at Shiraz Airport in Iran last month, ...
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The 52 Places Traveler: Meet the 52 Places Traveler for 2019

Last year, for the first time, we sent one intrepid traveler, Jada Yuan, to all 52 destinations on our Places ...
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At Hotels, Space That’s Like the Office, ‘but Cooler’

Hotels have already turned their lobbies into spaces where guests can socialize or work. Now, some properties are going one ...
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How We Pick the 52 Places

The 52 Places to Go list is one of Travel’s biggest efforts of the year, for which The Times enlists ...
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Wirecutter: Five Carry-On Essentials for Travelers Who Love to Pack Light

With baggage fees and flight delays on the rise, carry-on travel has become more survival tactic than lifestyle choice. Beyond ...
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Bites: In Providence, R.I., Bustle Gives Way to Simple Pleasures

Image Blackback flounder brushed with carrot dashi, sesame and mirin.CreditJames Mark Rhode Island may be the smallest state, but its ...
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Update: Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Queen Victoria

She was a sprightly girl of 18 when she ascended to the throne of the British Empire in 1837, and ...
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Q & A: Ian Schrager Is Still Creating Buzz

Ian Schrager knows a thing or two about creating spaces that people clamor to get into, starting with Studio 54, ...
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How National Parks and Museums Are Affected by the Shutdown

For the last month, Marci T. House has had the perfect plan for the first week of the year: She ...
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Travel Tips: Three New Year’s Resolutions for Better Travel in 2019

It’s not uncommon for people to set unrealistic expectations when making New Year’s resolutions, which likely contributes to most of ...
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Check In: Hotel Review: The Hotel Revival, Baltimore

Rates Rooms start at $139, plus a daily $12.95 “resort” fee. The Basics Once a private mansion and for many ...
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Trending: How Airlines Are Catering to Their Smallest Customers: Children

Airlines are constantly trying to find new ways to win customers In this never-ending competition, carriers — mostly international ones ...
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Update: Luxury Comes to Expedition Cruising

When it launches in spring 2020, the 126-passenger National Geographic Endurance from Lindblad Expeditions will have amenities on par with ...
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Bites: In San Francisco, a Younger Sibling Acts Out

Angler catches you even before you walk through its front door. As you approach the restaurant, which is near the ...
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Bogotá

Bogotá just gets better and better. The city hums with energy and possibility, offering a thriving environment for creativity that ...
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The 52 Places Traveler: Facing the Future in Laos and the Cambodian Coast

Image From top right: Lanterns for sale at the Luang Prabang night market; view from a boat cruise on the ...
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Travel Tips: What You Need to Know Before Your First Trip Abroad

Travel is unpredictable, and sometimes that’s a good thing. You spot a humpback whale during your boat tour, for example ...
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Rome in Ruins

Stepping outside Termini station, the gateway to Rome for many visitors, my tour guide asked me what I saw. “Graffiti?” ...
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Check In: Hotel Review: The Source Hotel + Market Hall, Denver

Rates Doubles start at $249. The Basics When Zeppelin Development turned an 1880’s-vintage iron foundry into a food hall in ...
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Frugal Traveler: 9 Things You Should Know Before You Go to India

Image A street food vendor in Bapu Bazar, Jaipur, India.CreditPoras Chaudhary for The New York Times India is one of ...
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Frugal Traveler: Mumbai, a City Both Uplifting and Heartbreaking

Image Fashion Street, always bustling with shoppers, has hundreds of stalls containing anything shoppers might want to buy -- dresses, ...
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Anaheim

For 60 years, Mickey Mouse has been the raison d’être for the tourism scene in this sun-drenched Southern California town, ...
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The Otherworldly Beauty of a Dying Sea

Image As the Dead Sea recedes, salt formations along the shore come into view. CreditTzachi Ostrovsky for The New York ...
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The 52 Places Traveler: In Bhutan, Prayer Flags and Birds From Heaven

Our columnist, Jada Yuan, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2018 list. This dispatch brings ...
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Road Trip: 44 Islands and 42 Bridges: A Florida Keys Road Trip

Seagulls and squadrons of brown pelicans flew alongside my rented Hyundai as I drove across the astonishing seven-mile stretch of ...
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Forget Love. I’m Looking for Great Soup Dumplings.

When Daniela Castillo was planning a recent vacation to Mexico City, she opened up her Tinder app. But she wasn’t ...
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Check In: Hotel Review: The Figueroa, Los Angeles

Rates $155 and up The Basics For a 92-year-old hotel, the Hotel Figueroa is very “on trend,” as marketers like ...
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Chamonix

In 1920, the town council of Chamonix, then a quiet French community of 3,000 people, decided to change the municipality’s ...
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Checking In? No Thanks. I’m Just Here to Use the Wi-Fi

Walk into a hotel lobby and you may notice something unexpected: People. Not people checking in, or waiting for someone ...
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Q & A: The Travels of Tony Shalhoub, From Paris to Austin

It was a trip gone awry that brought Tony Shalhoub his first Tony Award last season, for best performance by ...
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The 52 Places Traveler: Adventures in ‘the Most Organized City’ in India

Our columnist, Jada Yuan, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2018 list. This dispatch brings ...
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In Chilean Patagonia, Following a Track to the End of the World

The hiking trail leading to the Morada del Diablo volcano (the Devil’s Dwelling) crossed a field of blackened lava, congealed ...
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Check In: Hotel Review: Sleek Minimalism in the Azores

Rates Rooms from 200 euros (about $250). The Basics The Portuguese archipelago of the Azores has been getting more buzz ...
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Q&A: Billy Eichner Has Never Been to Paris

Billy Eichner is a comic actor who became famous running around Manhattan, playing rapid-fire pop culture trivia games on “Billy ...
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Kailua-Kona

Image A view of the coastline off Ali’i Drive, in Kailua-Kona.CreditMarco Garcia for The New York Times Travelers flying into ...
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Trending: Hotels Are Enhancing Offerings for Pint-Size Guests

As a mother of two young children who often accompany me on my travels, I can say that most of ...
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Frugal Traveler: Basking in the Sun This Winter, for Less

Image The yoga class at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat overlooking Paradise Beach on Paradise Island.CreditDamon Winter/The New York Times Birds ...
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The 52 Places Traveler: Japan Offers Lessons in Eating, Walking and Bridging the Distance

Image From top right: Lantern floats used in parades at the Wajima Kiriko Art Museum on the Noto Peninsula; terraced ...
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An Ancient Corner of Italy Finds the World on Its Doorstep

A mayor really isn’t supposed to say something like this. “We don’t want tourists.” I waited for the punch line ...
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Check In: Hotel Review: In London, Staying True to Local Roots

Rates Start at £299 pounds, or about $385, at current exchange rates. Basics After an extensive monthslong renovation led by ...
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Some Marriott Strikes End, but San Francisco Workers Stay Out

Image Hotel workers strike in front of a Marriott hotel Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in San Francisco.CreditBen Margot/Associated Press The ...
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Q&A: Patti LuPone, From Broadway to the Open Road

Patti LuPone entered into the annals of Broadway history when she appeared in the 1979 production of the Andrew Lloyd ...
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Jaipur

Nearly 300 years ago, an enlightened maharajah with a penchant for jewels and an eye for architecture built a planned ...
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Update: European River Cruises Hit a New Obstacle: Not Enough Water

Image This stretch of the Rhine passing through Cologne is among the parts of the river experiencing record low water ...
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The 52 Places Traveler: In China’s Land of Buddhas and Fortresses, Kindness Prevails

Our columnist, Jada Yuan, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2018 list. This dispatch brings ...
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Ski Issue: The Rockies, the Alps, the Caucasus? Georgia Plans for the Future

I was descending a Georgian mountain pass in a rented Renault Duster when, rounding a curve with six-foot snow drifts ...
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Trending: On Your Next Cruise, Put Down That Cocktail and Head to Class

Supplementing the cooking classes, yoga sessions and naturalist briefings common on most cruise ships, a new wave of shipboard stimuli ...
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Travel Tips: Five Things to Bring on Every Long Flight

There are long flights and there are long flights. Singapore Airlines has the longest haul currently, with nearly 19 hours ...
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What Steve Aoki Can’t Travel Without

Steve Aoki lives in Las Vegas, but that’s little more than a technicality. The electro-house D.J. is constantly on the ...
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Rome

For all its imperial and papal pomp and circumstance, Rome at heart is a beautiful child — raucous, dreamy, secretive, ...
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Past Tense: We’re Stuck! A Not-So-Festive Look at an Enduring Travel Tradition

Late one night, in the early part of each November, there occurs an annual phantom hour. It creeps into the ...
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The 52 Places Traveler: What’s ‘Quintessentially Korean’? The Monk? The Waterpark? Both?

Our columnist, Jada Yuan, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2018 list. This dispatch brings ...
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Check In: Hotel Review: In San Francisco, Rooms With a View

Rates From $275 a night. The Basics Opened in late June, the Lodge at the Presidio has the unusual perk ...
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Trending: The Best Shopping Holiday for Travelers May Not Be Black Friday (but It’s Close)

Those looking to score the cheapest airfares around this Thanksgiving holiday shopping season may have their patience tested. Between Black ...
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Denver

In the last seven years, Denver’s population has grown by more than 100,000, a boom many new residents credit to ...
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Uber and Lyft Announce Rewards Programs

Uber, the ride-hailing service that sees 15 million ride bookings worldwide per day, is launching a loyalty program called Uber ...
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Pursuits: On Samos, Aesop’s Fabled Isle, a Mix of Greeks, Migrants and Tourists

Legend has it that when Aesop, a slave, was brought to the Greek island of Samos, he so charmed the ...
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How to Up the Spontaneity Quotient on Your Next Trip

Nothing against relaxing on beachfront daybeds or doing the cathedral-monument-museum circuit, but for travelers like me (and, I’m guessing, like ...
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