The New York Times Travel Show, a three-day event held every January at the Jacob K. Javits Center, brings more than 30,000 travel professionals under one roof. And this year, more than ever, it showcased a rainbow coalition of destinations, organizations and publications, actively engaging with the LGBTQ traveler. For the second consecutive year, the … Continue reading Gayest NY Times Travel Show…Ever!
Eager to distance themselves from their imperialist past and embody the new ideals of the Soviet state, the architects of Communist Russia created avant-garde structures with a social purpose. Through July 9, the exhibition “Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture 1915-1935” at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin combines vintage photographs, period artwork and current images … Continue reading IQ in The New York Times: Soviet Architecture in Berlin
The world of travel moves fast! Let’s keep up--together. On Fridays, Traveling IQ curates the highlights from the past week: *Berlin's new airport is grounded! The opening date for the highly anticipated Berlin-Brandenburg International Airport (BER) has been pushed from June 3 to an "after the summer break" undetermined date. (via USA Today) *Hungover in Vegas? … Continue reading The Week in Travel (5/11/12)
Berlin once again invites you to come play with its bears. What began as an art project for the streets of Berlin ten years ago, has evolved into a worldwide, touring celebration of tolerance and cultural diversity. The United Buddy Bears are sculptures representing the various countries of the United Nations--each bear created by an … Continue reading Buddy Bears in Berlin