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Revisiting States of Desire

Robert J. Feldman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Robert J. Feldman

His insouciant and poignant travelogue, States of Desire, is a description of gay life in all the major cities of the United States in the late 1970's before the onslaught of the AIDS epidemic.

Oh, Calcutta: Bishwanath Ghosh and his 'Longing and Belonging'

Pranay Gupte | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Pranay Gupte

Writing narratives about cities is different from penning travelogues. In a travelogue, the journey is often long, and the landscape is often vast. Pe...

Madame Vinegar: A Character From My Travels in Greece

Sabra Gertsch | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Sabra Gertsch

Madame Vinegar once mesmerized another observer on the dance floor. It was back in the 1970s, at an Athens club called The Trip, before the junta shut it down. He invited her to try something she'd never heard of.

'How to Not Get Sick in India,' and Six Other Lessons From a Trip Around the World

Daniel Kronovet | Posted 10.12.2013 | Travel
Daniel Kronovet

These things aren't obvious and generally ran against my initial assumptions. If you're planning a similar trip abroad, these might save you some trouble. If you're not, they might (hopefully) whet the palate.

A Discussion Of Travel's Metaphysical Aspects

Thomas A. Shakely | Posted 12.21.2012 | Travel
Thomas A. Shakely

I'm sitting here on a Philadelphia sidewalk near 30th Street Station waiting for a bus to Manhattan, and this dispatch isn't revelatory but rote -- a collection of the thoughts I imagine we all sort of have in situations like that pressing itself on me. Consider this my disclaimer.

An Innocent Abroad

James Denselow | Posted 12.06.2011 | Books
James Denselow

In The Other Side of the Mirror Brooke Allen, an American critical writer, attempts the ambitious task of writing a travelogue that opens up the closed state of Syria to an American public.

On Wisconsin: The View from Pakistan

Ethan Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ethan Casey

The point is that no self-respecting human being likes to be bullied, whether in Tripoli or in Madison. In America, less urgently than in Libya but urgently enough, it's high time we reclaimed an honest and legitimately popular politics.

From Boutique Hotels to Burning Man

Laurent Vernhes | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Laurent Vernhes

When I started telling people of my plan to go to Burning Man in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, it was a hit. "No, really?" they would say. "Is your wife going with you?"

Why is Corsica the Step Sister to Sardinia?

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Angella Nazarian

While Corsica doesn't have five star hotel accommodations on par with Sardinia, it more than makes up for it in breathtaking landscapes, beaches, a sense of history.

Worth Watching: Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Home"

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Avital Andrews

Yann Arthus-Bertrand's method is to get somewhere high, usually a helicopter or a paraglider, and point his camera downward. The results are usually magnificent, and last year, they inspired a film.

Follow the Roar Gets Your Juices Flowing for Tiger's Return

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paula Duffy

If you want to relive the glory of the 2008 season or just learn how one individual can concentrate perfectly on the task at hand, then Follow The Roar is just what the doctor ordered.