Barcelona was named the seventh most popular global destination in TripAdvisor’s 2019 Travelers Choice Awards. (iStock) 370258 05: The Seattle Space Needle is viewed during dusk with Mt. Rainier in the background May 30, 2000 in Seattle, WA. (Photo by Dan Callister/Newsmakers) Theater. Art. Opera. Munich’s cultural triple-threat lands it on the Travel+Leisure’s best places for women to travel alone. (Photo: Getty Images) Old town Dubrovnik is famous for its red-tile roofs, Old town Dubrovnik is known for its red-tile roofs, most of which were replaced in the decade after the Serbian siege of the city in the early 1990s. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Croatia’s largest city was shelled by the Yugoslav army, and remnants of the attack still remain. Photo by Shant Petrossian/LA Daily News. Austin’s festival and food truck culture makes it a natural draw for solo travelers. (Getty) This undated photo provided by Salzburg Tourism shows … [Read more...] about Travel+Leisure’s 10 Best Places for Women To Travel Solo
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Traveling the World, While Looking Over Her Shoulder Advertisement Supported by in her words The number of women traveling the world solo is skyrocketing — but a dark cloud of gender-based violence hangs over their acts of independence. ByMaya Salam March 26, 2019 You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at [email protected] “We tell women what not to do to avoid being attacked instead of telling men not to attack women.” — Jessica Nabongo , who hopes to become the first black woman to visit every country in the worl d Decades ago, in the 1970s, Israel was grappling with a spate of violent rapes against women. During a cabinet meeting, a solution was suggested: … [Read more...] about Traveling the World, While Looking Over Her Shoulder
Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire. Today (February 11, 2019): Top 10 best things to see and do in Rwanda. I recently enjoyed a week long holiday in Rwanda, one of the most astonishingly beautiful countries I’ve ever visited. Nicknamed ‘the land of thousands hills’, Rwanda lies within the Great Lakes region of Central Africa, bordered by Uganda to the north, Tanzania to the east, Burundi to the south, and the Democratic Republic of Congo to the west. Despite being one of Africa’s smallest nations, Rwanda has an incredible treasure trove of biodiversity. Mountains dominate the center and west of the country, while the east consists of savanna, plains and swamps. Although Rwanda is all too often associated with the horrible 1994 Genocide that resulted in the mass murder of one million people (20% of the country’s total population), the country has risen from the ash and managed to rebuild itself as one of … [Read more...] about Top 10 best things to see and do in Rwanda
By Annie Vainshtein Updated 4:00 am PST, Sunday, February 3, 2019 ChumAround's website. ChumAround's website. Photo: ChumAround Photo: ChumAround Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 ChumAround's website. ChumAround's website. Photo: ChumAround What is ChumAround? An investigation into the SF tourist site no one's ever heard of. 1 / 7 Back to Gallery Late one recent afternoon, I was doing what I often do when I need a jolt of electricity to my brain: scouring the "gigs" section of Craigslist, where I've seen a number of extraordinary advertisements for ventures I would never have considered. One user a few months ago was, allegedly, looking for a "gorgeous" woman to go to his … [Read more...] about What is ChumAround? An investigation into the SF tourist site no one’s ever heard of.
John J. Kelly Special to the Detroit Free Press Published 7:01 AM EST Dec 15, 2018 Better than frankincense, gold or myrrh, books are the most personal, intimate and thoughtful holiday gifts. Books are timeless — they have a shelf life of forever. The writer Neil Gaiman commented that “books are great gifts because they have whole worlds in them.” A book has the power to magically begin an incredible journey and conversation between the reader and author. This year has been an excellent and exciting year for all kinds of books — big and small, fiction and nonfiction, stories of courage and redemption and books that will not only enlighten you but also make you laugh and cry. Here are some holiday releases and a selection of the best, most-loved books of the year that will make great presents for the readers in your life. “Becoming” by Michelle Obama (Crown, $32.50) The hottest book of this holiday season is a memoir by the first … [Read more...] about Gift guide: Books to delight and inform readers on your list