Category: Travel

In Canada, Hunting and Preserving an Indigenous Way of Life

In September, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged the nation’s past “humiliation, neglect and abuse” of indigenous people, and vowed at the United Nations to improve the lives of the country’s 1.4 million indigenous citizens. The effort, however belated, has accompanied a renewed appreciation of indigenous culture, including a rich food tradition that stretches back centuries.…

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The ashram remained operational for many decades after the band left, housing dozens of straight-backed sadhus, or holy men, in small domed huts. But in the early 2000s, the land was taken over by the Indian government, leading to its abandonment, except for wandering leopards and elephants from a nearby nature reserve. In 2008, the…

Oh, the 52 Places She’ll Go

We thought a lot about the No. 1 choice — ultimately selecting New Orleans, on the occasion of its 300th birthday (see the item by yours truly, the project’s coordinating editor) — and tried to make sure there was a little something for every type of traveler through the rest of the list, providing a…