- In Transit’s Content Is On the Move April 23, 2015Features for this blog can now be found on the new In Transit webpage and on the Travel home page.
- A Book Fair in Buenos Aires April 14, 2015The Buenos Aires International Book Fair in Argentina will include more than 500 exhibitors.
- Walkabout: China Limits Travel to Hong Kong April 13, 2015A weekly capsule of travel news curated by our writers and editors.
- Trending: Inspired by TV, Trips an Anglophile Would Love April 11, 2015The popularity of recent television series and movies like “Downton Abbey” and “Paddington” has inspired Anglophile-focused travel.
- A Hotel Where Guests Are Pals With the Pen April 10, 2015During National Card and Letter Writing Month, the Hotel Hugo in New York City is encouraging guests to send notes to folks back home (cards are free).
- History in Bloom in Bulgaria April 10, 2015A festival In Kazanlak, Bulgaria, in June will celebrate the Damask rose grown in the country.
- Wine Study, by Barge, in Burgundy April 9, 2015The luxury tour operator Belmond is offering a Wine Academy on three Burgundy-based barges.
- New Hikes in Sonoma April 9, 2015A new trail in California will give hikers access to parts of Sonoma Mountain for the first time.
- Airbnb Offers Accommodations in Cuba April 7, 2015Airbnb, the home and room rental company, has added properties in Cuba for U.S. travelers.
- A Six Senses Resort to Open in Portugal April 7, 2015Six Senses Resorts and Spas will open a property in Portugal this summer, its first in Europe.
- In Transit’s Content Is On the Move April 23, 2015
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I took the train from Hanoi to Huế, which turned out to be about a 14 hour ride. Since most of it took place at night there isn’t much to say about the scenery except when we would stop on … Continue reading
This picture is pretty typical, although it can be much worse in the old sections of town. At times you will see suspicious looking wires dangling from poles over sidewalks, and coils of wire laying at the feet of weird … Continue reading
An, my new translator and guide, met me outside the hotel first thing in the morning and off we went on his scooter to run errands and see some of Hanoi. He still wouldn’t commit to a price so I … Continue reading
You see quite a few women in the Ancient Quarter market carrying fresh produce in two flat baskets suspended from a bamboo shoulder pole sectioned lengthwise. They always carry some Vietnamese bananas, which are shorter than the Central American ones. … Continue reading
The Metropole Hotel in Hanoi dates from 1901 and is built in French colonial style. The rooms are comfortable, the staff is friendly and considerate, and the furnishings are grand. Wages must be quite low in Hanoi as the staff is … Continue reading