A Visit to 5 of Patagonia’s Most Remote Schoolhouses

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The ...
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How to Stay Safer on Mass Transit

In cities across the country, ridership on public transportation has dropped precipitously as people have stayed home to help prevent ...
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Randonautica: What Is It and Are the Stories Real?

The app led one person to a friendly dog in the desert and another to a field of wildflowers. One ...
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The New College Drop-Off

Maureen Rayhill of Seattle sounds like a public health official as she describes the current process for coronavirus testing, rattling ...
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House Hunting in Nova Scotia: A Sprawling Seaside Villa for $2 Million

A Five-Bedroom Estate on the Coast of Nova Scotia$2 MILLION (2.75 MILLION CANADIAN DOLLARS)This five-bedroom seaside mansion with Atlantic Ocean ...
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Virgin Galactic Unveils Comfy Cabin for Jet-Setting to the Edge of Space

The inside of Virgin Galactic’s space plane is like a space-age executive jet.The seats recline to absorb the forces of ...
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Time for a Literary Road Trip

In a typical year, when the thick summer heat descends, you might plot an escape from everyday life. But this ...
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Urban Explorers Give Modern Ruins a Second Life

For Jake Williams, nothing means success like wrack and ruin.Mr. Williams had studied business marketing in college before withdrawing and ...
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Hurricane Douglas: Hawaii Braces for ‘Triple Threat’

Hawaii residents on Sunday were bracing for the arrival of Hurricane Douglas, which was threatening to bring sustained winds near ...
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These Monkeys Were Once Revered. Now They Are Taking Over.

LOPBURI, Thailand — The customers waiting outside a bank in Lopburi, Thailand, left their jewelry at home and kept other ...
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Road Trips are Great. Except for the Driving.

I am in the Catskills in a charming, tucked-away treehouse of an inn. My room, walking distance to hiking trails, ...
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Welcome to the Great Indoors: Museums Beckon in the Berkshires

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Museums that seemed on the brink of reopening in New York are staying shut after Gov. Andrew ...
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At Magazzino, Social Distancing Devices Vibrate. So Does the Art.

COLD SPRING, N.Y. — I’ve been cheating, and it’s likely you have been too: Six feet apart is a lot ...
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Worried About Crowded Flights? Know Where Your Airline Stands

As air travel has ticked up in the last month, airlines have divided into two camps: those blocking strategic seats ...
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Southern Europe Opens Its Doors to Tourists. Not Many Are Coming.

ADEJE, Spain — Music blared from a beachfront cafe along the normally bustling southwestern coast of Tenerife, the largest of ...
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Travel The World With Your Ears

At this point in the summer — and the pandemic — the desire to escape to a place far away ...
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Voices From Travel’s Front Lines: ‘We Walk in Fear, We Work in Fear’

Over the past six weeks, countries across the globe have gradually begun to reopen to travelers, both domestic and foreign ...
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Extending Cruise Ban, C.D.C. Says Ships Helped Spread Coronavirus

As the coronavirus pandemic raged around the world, cruise ship companies continued to allow their crews to attend social gatherings, ...
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Vacation in the Summer of Covid-19

Everyone the world over knows that travel has drastically changed. For many, the simple idea of travel is fraught, regardless ...
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House Hunting in Israel: A Modern Stone Farmhouse on 1.5 Acres

A Four-Bedroom House in Israel’s Lower Galilee Region$4.3 MILLION (15 MILLION ISRAELI SHEKELS)This Israeli version of a Mediterranean country home ...
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Best Guess on When Business Travel Will Recover? It Could be Years

While business travel evaporated in a flash when the coronavirus hit, it may take two to three years for it ...
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Behold Vermont, From Above

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The ...
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Disney World Opens Its Gates, With Virus Numbers Rising

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, a Magic Kingdom hair salon where little girls get styled like ...
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Thinking of Traveling in the U.S.? These States Have Travel Restrictions

Americans are planning millions of trips this summer within the United States, according to a forecast released by the AAA ...
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On Some Planes, Empty Rows While Passengers Crowd Together

On a June 30 flight on American Airlines from Dallas to Newark, Joy Gonzalez, an aviation engineer based in Seattle, ...
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Visa Waivers, Vouchers, Flight Discounts and Other Travel Lures

In some countries where Covid-19 cases are receding, governments are attempting to entice travelers to help save battered tourism industries ...
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I’m a U.S. Citizen, Where in the World Can I Go?

Even as many countries remain off-limits to American visitors because of the high rate of coronavirus within the United States, ...
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Help! I’m Owed a Refund, But the Hotel Owner Refuses to Budge

Dear Tripped Up,My wife and I were supposed to attend a wedding in Sonoma this spring, but the affair was ...
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Commuting, and Confronting History, on a Remote Canadian Railway

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The ...
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England Keeps Travel Quarantine in Place for U.S. Visitors

LONDON — England will drop its mandatory 14-day quarantine for visitors from more than 50 countries but leave the restrictions ...
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Boeing’s 737 Max is Being Readied for a Comeback. What Travelers Need to Know

This week, Boeing completed test flights of its troubled 737 Max airplane to demonstrate that it can fly safely with ...
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Venice Tourism May Never Be the Same After Covid. That Might Be a Good Thing.

Long before Venice became the destination of choice for millions of international holidaymakers, locals had a tradition of flânerie, an ...
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A Nostalgic Look at Fourth of July Celebrations of Yesteryear

Thumbing through old photographs can be a reliable way of evoking nostalgia. And these black-and-white Independence Day photographs, pulled from ...
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5 Caribbean Vacation Destinations Reopening This Summer

The Covid-19 pandemic struck the Caribbean at the height of high season, when snow birds, primarily from the United States, ...
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What Americans Need to Know About Europe’s Travel Ban

On July 1, after months of lockdown, European nations will begin to open their borders to nonessential travelers coming from ...
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Mask Exemption Cards From the ‘Freedom to Breathe Agency’? They’re Fake

Cards for sale that claim to exempt people from wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic are fraudulent, federal officials said.The ...
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E.U. Plans to Bar Most U.S. Travelers When Bloc Reopens

BRUSSELS — The European Union is ready to bar most travelers from the United States, Russia, and dozens of other ...
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The Post-Coronavirus Cruise? Not Ready to Sail

W. Bradford Gary spent 10 days trapped inside a cruise ship cabin off the coast of Brazil in March while ...
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Disney’s Splash Mountain to Drop ‘Song of the South’ Depictions

LOS ANGELES — So long, Splash Mountain.Disney said on Thursday that it would remake one of its most popular theme ...
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The Haunting Beauty of a Hut-to-Hut Hike in the Dolomites

With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’ve launched a new series, The World Through a Lens, in which photojournalists help ...
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The New Escapism: Isolationist Travel

From taking cooking classes in the home of a local to learning traditional crafts from Indigenous people, much of travel ...
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Heading Outdoors for a Socially Distant Getaway? Try These Apps

Planning to escape to the great outdoors for a socially distant summer? There are a few apps you may want ...
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How to Share Your Backyard Pool (Safely)

In a normal summer, having friends over for a swim is one of the easy joys for people fortunate enough ...
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6 Books to Help You Grasp How We Got to This Moment

No book can provide a full understanding of the complex pain and enduring injustice that is the recent wave of ...
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How the Pandemic Has Affected Passports, Global Entry, T.S.A. PreCheck and More

After three months of travel at a near-standstill, restrictions are slowly lifting and travelers are venturing out again. On Sunday, ...
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A Long Revered Relic Is Found to Be Europe’s Oldest Surviving Wooden Statue

ROME — For centuries, in a picturesque Tuscan town near the Mediterranean coast, legions of pilgrims came to venerate one ...
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DNA of ‘Irish Pharaoh’ Sheds Light on Ancient Tomb Builders

The vast Stone Age tomb mounds in the valley of the River Boyne, about 25 miles north of Dublin, are ...
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Travel Insurance: Is It Worth It?

Through the travel insurance broker InsureMyTrip.com, Suzanne Tow of New York City paid $270 to cover a $5,000 trip in ...
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Portraits of Everyday Life in the Indian State of Gujarat

With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’ve launched a new series, The World Through a Lens, in which photojournalists help ...
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Virus Delays Passports for 1.7 Million Americans

WASHINGTON — Sarah Farris, an American living in Singapore, rushed to her parents’ home in Florida in April to see ...
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For Much of Europe, Reopening Day Is Here

As the world slowly reopens to tourism, June 15 — and, in some cases, June 16 — has emerged as ...
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In Fine Print, Airlines Make It Harder to Fight for Passenger Rights

As air travel reopens and flight bookings begin to creep up, AvGeeks — aviation geeks — and others may notice ...
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Worried About Social Distancing When Traveling? Join the Crowd and Rent an R.V.

Since selling their home in Fort Collins, Colo., in September 2018, Tom and Mona Mesereau have logged 18,000 miles through ...
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2020 Is the Summer of the Road Trip. Unless You’re Black.

We want to hear about black travelers’ experiences of taking a road trip around America. See the form at the ...
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House Hunting in Greece: Sugar Cubes on the Aegean Sea for $2 Million

A Modern Five-Bedroom House on Mykonos$2.1 MILLION (1.9 MILLION EUROS)This five-bedroom villa is nestled in a rocky hillside overlooking Kalo ...
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Flying Was Once Routine. During the Pandemic, It’s a Feat.

FRANKFURT — Last week I stepped aboard the subway in Frankfurt for the first time since February, the start of ...
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Cool Off, Even Without a Deep End

The end of the school year is approaching, and the usual summer diversions like a trip to the local pool ...
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Is It Safe to Go to a Pool During Coronavirus?

The weather is finally turning and you’re ready for that cherished summer tradition: spending the day lounging by the outdoor ...
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Europe’s Patchwork Reopening

As the summer tourist season approaches and Western Europe’s Covid-19 crisis continues to subside, leaders across the continent are deciding ...
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11 Great Alternatives to the Top National Parks

The glories of the national park system draw hundreds of millions of visitors each year, even in normal times.But in ...
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Airlines Say Everybody Onboard Must Wear a Mask. So Why Aren’t They?

As airlines try to convince Americans to fly again, they have touted their policies for keeping passengers safe, including the ...
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Venice Glimpses a Future With Fewer Tourists, and Likes What It Sees

VENICE — For a change, it was the Venetians who crowded the square.Days before Italy lifted coronavirus travel restrictions on ...
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Why the N.B.A. Is Planning on Going to Disney World

Singing pirates and spinning teacups. Mickey Mouse-shaped waffles. Impossibly chipper employees chirping, “Have a magical day.” Stroller gridlock.Pre-eminent sports venue?Walt ...
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Wealthy Fliers Worried About Coronavirus Turn to Private Jet Service

Commercial air travel has plummeted in the pandemic, but interest in private jet service is surging, particularly among people who ...
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Five Art Accounts to Follow on Instagram Now

In Silicon Valley, the natural order of time is reverse chronological: what matters most is what is newest, and can ...
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Returning, and Awakening, to the Beauty of Rural Alabama

With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’re turning to photojournalists to help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s ...
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Camping in the West? Like Everything These Days, It’s Complicated

In the West, cabin-feverish parents yearning to take their children into the woods, couples trying to escape quarantine pods, and ...
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Disney World Is Reopening, but You Won’t Be Able to Hug Mickey

Walt Disney World, one of the largest tourist sites on the planet, has a plan to reopen in mid-July. But ...
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Thinking About Flying? Here’s What You Need to Know Now

On Friday, the Transportation Security Administration screened 348,673 people at American airports, the most since travel went into a free-fall ...
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Long-Term Summer Rentals is the Latest Trend

Within 24 hours of President Trump’s European travel ban in March, Laura Jones had three inquiries to rent her house ...
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Help! One Company Refused to Refund Travelers More Than $100,000

Dear Tripped Up,My trip to Egypt with Overseas Adventure Travel was scheduled to depart in late March. O.A.T. canceled the ...
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Pier 45 San Francisco: Fire Destroys Warehouses at Fisherman’s Wharf

About 150 firefighters battled a four-alarm blaze that destroyed a quarter of the structures on Pier 45 in San Francisco ...
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Together, Alone: The Car as Shelter in the Pandemic

The role of the automobile has been reinvented in the coronavirus era. Once just a way of getting from one ...
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The Sun-Starved Prepare to Storm Beaches. Locals Are Worried.

Beaches across the United States have been closed to visitors for months. But that hasn’t stopped out-of-towners from trying to ...
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House Hunting in Slovenia: Tucked Into the Trees for $908,000

A Three-Bedroom Villa on a Hillside in Slovenia$908,000 (840,000 EUROS)This two-story, 2,350-square-foot house is tucked into a grassy hillside in ...
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Locals Tell Us What Top Tourist Spots Feel Like Now

For the past two months, many of the world’s most popular destinations have been shuttered to visitors, leaving monuments, museums, ...
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Garrison Keillor’s Cruise Was Cancelled in March. Loyal Fans Still Waiting for Refunds.

When reservations for this year’s cruise with Garrison Keillor, the former public radio host, went on sale last May, Mr ...
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This Atlas of Art and Memory Is a Wonder of the Modern World

For most of us, it’s natural to look at many pictures at the same time. We do it every day ...
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Resort Towns Ask: Will There Be Summer?

In summer resort towns across the United States, livelihoods for the year are built in the 15 weeks between Memorial ...
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Hotels vs. Airbnb: Has Covid-19 Disrupted the Disrupter?

Airbnb, born in 2008, famously disrupted the hotel industry. It stole market share, put pressure on hotel rates, inspired the ...
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House Hunting in Nicaragua: A Solar-Powered Ranch for $650,000

A Nine-Bedroom Estate Near the Nicaraguan Coast$650,000This eco-friendly equestrian estate is set on about nine acres outside the popular coastal ...
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Amid a Sea of Vouchers, Road Scholar Offers Cash

Travel and travel planning are being disrupted by the worldwide spread of the coronavirus. This column looks at the companies ...
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Refunds or Credits? Travelers and Businesses Face Off

Travel screeched to a halt because of the coronavirus pandemic, and millions of would-be travelers are demanding refunds for canceled ...
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Shanghai Disneyland Reopens With Coronavirus Precautions

The elephants are flying again.On Monday, one of the Walt Disney Company’s 14 closed theme parks, Shanghai Disneyland, reopened to ...
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Doing the Bump With the Belugas

Beneath the waves, two smoldering coals for eyes watched me with an intense, unyielding stare. Pristine white bodies floated up ...
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Travel Reopenings Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Covid-19 has upended daily life in much of the world for so long that the idea of traveling to another ...
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The Host of a New Travel Show on How to Keep Wanderlust Alive

Ernest White II grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., dreaming of a job that would propel him around the world. He ...
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Carnival Plans to Sail Again in August, Maybe

The Carnival Corporation, the giant cruise company widely criticized for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, announced on Monday that ...
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House Hunting on Prince Edward Island: Nine Acres for $1.7 Million

Six Bedrooms on the Coast of Prince Edward Island$1.67 MILLION (2.35 MILLION CANADIAN DOLLARS)This six-bedroom, 6,500-square-foot house sits on the ...
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Disney Takes a Coronavirus Pandemic Hit, and There’s Worse to Come

LOS ANGELES — Last year at this time, Disney was celebrating the record-breaking arrival of “Avengers: Endgame” in theaters. On ...
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Madagascar: A Cornucopia of Beauty

With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’ve launched a new series, The World Through a Lens, in which photojournalists help ...
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Indoor Plant Guide

Whether you want to grow a single trailing vine, a luscious leafy monstera, or some herbs, fruits or vegetables that ...
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Help! My Flight Was Canceled and I Still Can’t Get a Refund

Dear Tripped Up,In September 2019 B.C. — “before coronavirus” — my family and I booked a round-trip flight from Tampa, ...
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Street Art Confronts the Pandemic

Street art is the ultimate visual source of social commentary and the pandemic has lit a fire under the feet ...
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While at Home, Let’s Color the World

The Times’s Travel section is tasked with bringing you the world. But with the world on pause, we’re inviting you ...
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People Are Talking About ‘Travel Bubbles.’ But Could They Work?

Last week, Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, said that he and Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, were ...
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House Hunting on Grenada: Caribbean Views for $2.5 Million

A Hillside Villa on the Island of Grenada$2.5 MILLIONThis Mediterranean-style villa, on a one-acre hillside lot sprinkled with tropical fruit ...
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Want to Learn French? Italian? Russian? There’s No Time Like the Present

It’s a classic travel fantasy: flying to another country to learn a language through a combination of classes and swanning ...
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Reveling in the Enigmatic Beauty of Easter Island

With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’ve launched a new series — The World Through a Lens — in which ...
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How to Make an Illustrated Map in 8 Steps

Many of us are in the same situation: homebound, a little restless and a lot distracted. Not only are our ...
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