Books do furnish a room — and they do well under a holiday tree, too! These luscious books cover everything to satisfy those who love to travel — parks, food, art, culture. And, for those who prefer to stay home, one offers a peek into places that exist only in our minds. City Parks: Public […]
Currently airing on Canadian television, Museum Secrets reveals the surprising stories behind six of the world’s greatest museums. We asked Amanda Connon-Unda, a blogger for the show’s producer, Kensington Communications Inc., to share a few of the secrets uncovered at the Vatican Museums by directors Robert Lang and Rebecca Snow. For travelers eager to sightsee […]
Still have a few spots to fill on your gift list? TCT’s editors choose some of their favorite new travel books.
With the mega best-seller Eat Pray Love hitting the big screen, The City Traveler asked its correspondents to share their memories of exploring the countries that forever changed the life of author Elizabeth Gilbert. Here are snippets from their journeys to Italy (“Eat”), India (“Pray”) and Indonesia (“Love”). Photographer Donna Connor also shares her evocative […]
The former Frugal Traveler columnist for The New York Times explains why vacationing on the cheap is not just good for the wallet but also the soul.
Congratulations to the winners of The City Traveler’s first annual travel photography contest! It wasn’t easing choosing from the many wonderful submissions we received, but we sent the work of eight finalists to Bob Krist, the award-winning travel photographer we interviewed last month. Bob was on a photography assignment in Asia — a month-long, “whirlwind […]
Award-winning photographer Bob Krist offers tips on how to capture magazine-quality images of your travels.
If you’ve still got names to check off your holiday shopping list, here are some great ideas for travel titles and coffee table books to suit a wide range of interests.
In his new book, Bicycle Diaries, David Byrne, formerly of the Talking Heads, takes us on a ride around the world, from Manhattan to Istanbul. But don’t expect a run-of-the-mill travelogue from a guy who has been known to perform in a tutu.
Fiddle-de-dee! In Atlanta, Gone with the Wind fans can find plenty of ways to observe the 70th anniversary of the movie’s release.