HTV National Desk Published 10:58 am PST, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 The best places to travel in 2019 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Figuring out how best to spend your travel dollars is the most delicious dilemma of a life well lived. What follows are our suggestions for the year to come, based on intelligence collected, insiders consulted, and cultural, gastronomic and geopolitical trends considered. Want to bathe in wellness? Try the Berkshires — or Bhutan. Want to leave the world behind? Head for Namibia — or Norway. Fancy some time travel? Get thee to Romania — or a secret bit of paradise off Panama. Our 25 destinations include places near and far, hot and cold, laid-back and anything but. They all have noteworthy new hotels, and we provide the names of travel specialists who can help you book. Nothing like starting the New Year spoiled for choice. Portugal … [Read more...] about The best places to travel in 2019
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By Farhan Ghafoor Published: November 23, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email My experience brought about a new found approval for dhabas and taught me that taste need not be defined by your surroundings. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/ CHAIWALA Known for the fresh sub-continental food they serve in an open air atmosphere, dhabas can be dubbed as local fast food joints that offer patrons tasty, traditional dishes at an affordable price. The word ‘dhaba’ has become so popular in fact, that both Indian and Pakistani restaurants abroad have adopted it as a part of their name. I grossly undervalued the economical and cheerful appeal of a dhaba until a few months ago, when visiting the land of gold souks and skyscrapers otherwise known as Dubai. I decided to go for dinner at a posh restaurant called Guilt. This of course is not the restaurant’s real name; alas you were reading a restaurant review. Not knowing any popular dhabas in Dubai, eating at Guilt made sense at the … [Read more...] about Dhaba vs fine dining: A $60 meal at a Michelin star restaurant or a $2 meal fit for a Mughal emperor?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Sarah Lyall, Elizabeth Paton and Caity Weaver New York Times May 15, 2018 NEW YORK — Perhaps you hadn’t heard, but there’s a wedding taking place in England on Saturday. (Something about a prince marrying an American.) Even if you’ve been unable to ignore this exhaustively discussed news, you might be feeling a little confused about what exactly it entails, since you most likely have never had a royal wedding yourself. So much protocol and tradition! So many hats! So much room for misunderstanding. We’ve got you. We aren’t married to a royal, either, but we did look into many issues that can arise in such a situation. No detail was too insignificant; no question too picayune for our scrutiny. Here’s a nonroyal guide to the event. Q: So, who did you say is getting married? A: Rachel Meghan Markle, aka Meghan Markle, an … [Read more...] about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: There’s a big wedding Saturday. Something about a prince marrying an American