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Crossing The North Caucasus: A Journey From The Black Sea To The Caspian Coast — The Calvert Journal

calvertjournal.com · 26 days by Pete R.

In the spring of 2019, myself and photographer Pascal Dumont decided to embark on a journey across the Russian Caucasus, covering nine distinct regi..

2 Weeks Itinerary For Azerbaijan - A Complete Backpacking Guide To Traveling Azerbaijan

bucketlistly.blog · 5 hrs by Pete R.

Azerbaijan, a country of 10 million, known mostly for its exports of oil, is rarely on any traveler's radar, but this so-called "Land of Fire" has a..

Travel Influencers, Meet Authoritarian Regimes – Rest Of World

restofworld.org · 6 hrs by Pete R.

Last December, Hollywood actor Armie Hammer arrived in Saudi Arabia for a music festival in Riyadh, the gulf kingdom’s capital. A day after the even..

In Guatemala, The Maya World Untouched For Centuries

bbc.com · 3 hrs by Pete R.

Archaeologists have suspected there was more to Tikal, El Zotz and Holmul. But it wasn’t until recently that proof came – in the form of Lidar, a ty..

Europe's Night Trains Are On Track For A Resurgence

edition.cnn.com · 26 days by Pete R.

Sleeper trains in Europe are making a comeback after a decade of budget and route cuts. But post-Covid-19 and with travelers prioritizing the enviro..

The Digital Nomad Scam

micropreneur.life · 26 days by Pete R.

I consider myself a digital nomad. I have no problem with this tag. However, much like Low did with the genre they pioneered, slowcore, most true d..

The treasure chambers of Uzbekistan

magazine.wideoyster.com · 2 hrs by Pete R.

For years, the suffix -stan seemed to mystify tourists. But Central Asia has been unleashed, with Uzbekistan leading the way. The once closed-off la..

The Receding Horizon Of Travel’s Return - The New York Times

nytimes.com · 3 hrs by Pete R.

To work in the travel industry in 2020 is to live in a constant state of limbo. When drug makers began announcing in November the promising resul..

How The Soviet Union's End Sparked A Grand Rewilding

bbc.com · 5 hrs by Pete R.

When Alyona Koshkina walks through the wild grasses of Kazakhstan’s vast plains in spring, she is overwhelmed by the life blooming around her. Migra..

Lonely Planet Writers Look Ahead To 2021 And The First Trips They Can Take

lonelyplanet.com · 3 hrs by Pete R.

Sipping cocktails on the terrace of a Siem Reap hotel in early March, my fellow travelers joked that we might get stuck there if the newly-named cor..

Ljubljana, Slovenia: 8 Things To See & Do While You're There

heretotravel.com · 4 days by Here To Travel

The Slovenian capital city of Ljubljana is a delight. Much of the centre is pedestrianised, clean and peaceful with beautiful architecture lining st..

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An Elegy For India's Single-screen Cinema Palaces

atlasobscura.com · 3 hrs by Pete R.

It was an unplanned detour that started the whole thing. On a lazy winter afternoon in January 2019, photographer Hemant Chaturvedi walked over to A..