|From Denver to Singapore in Five Minutes|
|The World According to Americans||
Are Americans Afraid of Overseas Travel? Brave New Traveler looks at the world according to Americans.
|Heathrow airport hires Alain de Botton||
Heathrow airport hires Alain de Botton - Philosophical author of The Art of Travel begins work as airport's writer-in-residence.
SmugShots, a slideshow of funny travel photos.
|Follow the trash||
Travel of a different sort—following the journey of trash through the waste disposal system.
|Taking the Great American Roadtrip||
Travel writer Paul Theroux fulfills a childhood fantasy: to take the great American road trip.
|12 Ways to Travel the World for Free||
12 ways to travel the world for free, like WWOOFing.
|The world's least expensive cities||
The world's least expensive cities (LA Times slideshow).
Gangster tourism—visiting places where they lived, worked, vacationed and were gunned down.
|In search of bizarre restaurants|
|Off the Beaten Path||
Looking for cheap, local tourist spots? Try a sewage plant, prison, or other offbeat venue.
|The Art of Travel||
Garrison Keillor (of Prairie Home Companion) writes about "The Art of Travel" in this week's NY Times.
|How not to be ugly||
CNN weighs in on how "Tourists have to try to combat the 'ugly American.'"
|Internships and jobs abroad||
With the recession limiting job options, CNN reports that many recent college graduates are searching out paid positions teaching English abroad. If you're thinking about an internship or job abroad for the summer, here are few places to look: US News, Transitions Abroad, the TA resource page, Jobs Abroad, and the Place Studies resource page.
|Why we travel||
The Times has an interesting new slideshow about "why we travel."
|Journey to Mecca||
The NY Times reviews "Journey to Mecca," the new IMAX movie about the Hajj of Ibn Battuta.
|Tourist: The Movie||
Tourist: The Movie
|Global warming & travel||
Treehugger's slideshow of places you may want to visit soon—with global warming, they may not be around much longer.
|George Mason closes is UAE campus||
George Mason University is closing down its campus in the Emigrates: any bearing on NYU-Abu Dhabi?
A replica of Columbus's Nina is making the rounds.