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6 travel features tagged “Tours & Classes”

‘Cycling Detroit makes too much sense to ignore’

Yes, cars created Detroit. But today, the city’s wide roads are sometimes as empty and as quiet as the Arctic. In other words, it is an open frontier for cyclists.
Read more… 26 August 2014


Riverboats return to the Mississippi

After a four-year absence, there are now two paddle wheelers plying the muddy Mississippi River, taking visitors on a long, slow journey through US history.
Read more… 22 November 2012


The Passport blog

Old Las Vegas gets a new neon home

The Neon Museum of Las Vegas has always been little more than an outdoor storage lot for the iconic signs that once adorned casinos and hotels along the Strip – until now.
Read more… 26 October 2012


Worldwide Weird

The quietest place on Earth

The echo-free chamber at Orfield Labs in Minnesota absorbs 99.99% of sound, meaning you can hear your heart beat, your lungs breathe and your stomach digest.
Read more… 23 October 2012


The Passport blog

The futurist: The sustainable Spaceport America

The first commercial space terminal in the world is nearly complete, making significant strides in both space travel and sustainable design.
Read more… 20 October 2011


Cycling DC

The city's excellent Metro system has helped keep locals on two feet as opposed to two wheels, but bike lanes are cropping up beyond the city's centre.
Read more… 03 August 2010


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