Rebecca Wright

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10 Things I Want People to Know About Kenya

This could be titled 'Why I love Kenya' so be ready for some unabashed positive messages about the country.<p>I keep coming across people who ask me if it's safe in Kenya, and while at first I was surprised, having lived for some time in Johannesburg in South Africa, later I realized that people are …

Watch Japanese Artists Paint Dragons With A Single Brushstroke

The delicate movement is called <i>hitofude ryuu</i>, which roughly translates to "dragon with one stroke." The men in this shop have been drawing <i>hitofude ryuuu</i> for four generations, according to Japanese culture blog Iromegane.<p>To create these impressive works of art, the artist first paints an intricate …

Art

4 Places You Shouldn't Miss In Myanmar

Asia Travel

Why You Should Visit Thailand Right Now

When a military coup seized control of Thailand’s government in May 2014, frightened travelers abandoned their vacation plans and tourism plummeted by about 20 percent in the Southeast Asian nation, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand. A coup is no small matter and you should always …

Flying the world's newest passenger jet, Airbus A350XWB | CNN Travel

Best of Bourdain: 7 can't-miss adventures | CNN Travel

Faroe Islands: Bleak, beautiful land of grass roofs | CNN Travel

Floating snowflake could be the world's coolest hotel | CNN Travel

Explore Paris's Medieval Landmarks and Modern Delights

Learn how to make the small moments count for the whole family in this tourist's dream city.<p>"Paris may be one of the most richly vivid cities in the world,” says writer Jim Morgan, author of <i>Chasing</i> <i>Matisse</i>. “The place is like one great piece of art. Every quarter, every street, every character seems …

France

Meet the Writer: Andrew McCarthy

“When I first met Andrew McCarthy, he had never been published,” recounts <i>National Geographic</i> <i>Traveler</i> Editor-in-Chief Keith Bellows. “He convinced me to take a chance on him.”<p>The wager paid off. For the past several years, McCarthy has been raking in accolades and awards for his distinctive …

Andrew McCarthy Gets A Taste Of New Orleans

New Orleans is a vibrant town known for its music, entertainment and food, and travel expert Andrew McCarthy knows exactly where to experience it all. In just one day, the author toured all of the best spots in the city, sampling everything from hot po' boys to cool snowballs.<p>The first stop was the …

Travel Expert Andrew McCarthy Bets On The Best Spots In Las Vegas

With its bright lights, glamour and glitz, there's no better person to hit Las Vegas with than Andrew McCarthy. The award-winning travel writer was right at home when he recently visited Sin City, soaking up every high-stakes experience imaginable.<p>His first stop was Dream Racing at Las Vegas Motor …

Moscow Exhibition Explores The Post-Cold-War Era's Impact On Art

The ‘90s marked a tumultuous time — globalization started to spread, the Cold War and communism ended, the Internet started to become commonplace, and the fear of terrorism was a major concern. <i>The New International</i>, an exhibition at Moscow’s Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, explores the effect …

Why Well Traveled Kids Make The Most Successful Adults

Photo Courtesy of Viva Tropical<p>When I was 3 years old, my dad decided to take us on a road trip to Paris. Our departure point was Naples, Italy. Boy, was I not eager to leave my beloved home, my cherished yard and my local beach to embark on a 48 hour trip towards an unknown destination with an …