Destinations: New York
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San Francisco-based Rickshaw Bagworks lets you custom-design your own messenger or commuter bag, tablet or computer sleeve, backpack, or zippered folio for travel documents.
Bangkok hotel offering high-end and high-up New Year's specials
By Paul E. Kandarian, Globe Correspondent If you find yourself in Bangkok over New Year's (and really, it's a much warmer choice than icy Boston),...
Sheraton in NYC gives break for renovations, even personal ones
By Paul E. Kandarian, Globe Correspondent To celebrate the end of a $180-million renovation and removal of construction scaffolding on the building's Manhattan facade, the...
Enjoy old world and modern Italian eateries.
A passion for travel writing and English literature led Alexandra Churchill, a junior majoring in journalism at the University of New Hampshire, to Gonville and Caius College at the University of Cambridge in England.
For New Yorks annual influx of holiday travelers, deciding where to stay is harder than ever. More than 2,700 hotel rooms were added to the citys inventory this year. Here are some of the newest spots to check-in.
Past the glitz and glamour of the tony Hamptons, Montauk is a sleepy village determined to retain its charm. For many, it’s a quintessential surf town, a dusty throwback to the ease and simplicity of summers past.
Gleason’s is an everyman’s gym with aged equipment made from wood and iron, and no-frills weights and treadmills. It’s not the shiny fitness center that makes you feel good about getting into shape, but the purposeful place to do it.
Perhaps no other area in New York so eagerly honors its history as Harlem, with streets renamed for Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr. and 10-foot-tall, 2-ton statue of Harriet Tubman leaning over Central Park.
Brooklyn has always been a good place for a meal out, but the borough's recently resettled culinary scene has an new appreciation for the innovative and trendy.
With an insiders take on Chinatown, the author steers the throngs of New York tourists to a snack, a dinner, or a drink.