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World Tourism Day – The Globalist’s Top 15 Features

Some insights on travel from China to Mexico, Peru to Morocco, Sri Lanka to Poland.

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  • The Globalist's Top 15 features on world tourism.
  1. Shooting Iraq — With a Camera

    By The Globalist | How has Iraq changed since 13th-century explorer Marco Polo’s journey there?

  2. African Winter: The Tourism Dimension

    By Guy Pfeffermann | What are the mainstays — and surprises — of a trip through the African wilderness?

  3. Ecotourism in Yunnan

    By Lila Buckley | What adventures await our author as she leaves congested Beijing for the fresh air and mountains of Yunnan?

  4. A Tourist in Morocco

    By Bernard Wasow | A first-hand account of the thrills — and frustrations — of visiting Morocco.

  5. An American in Poland, Anno 1983: On the Road

    By Terri Langston | What were the impressions during a trip to Poland of students who were members of the Protestant student community in Bonn, Germany, in April 1983?

  6. Cruising the Caribbean

    By Alexei Bayer | How much has first-class sea travel changed in the past century?

  7. Peru: Beyond Llamas and Machu Picchu

    By Tim Harcourt | Can Peru once again prove skeptics wrong and succeed in the world economy?

  8. Dateline Sri Lanka: Tourism and Peacebuilding

    By Elizabeth Becker | How is tourism playing a key role in helping Sri Lanka rebuild from its civil war?

  9. After the Real Cancún

    By Lawrence Herzog | Is Mexico’s booming tourism industry a main revenue source for its economy?

  10. Trekking Through China

    By Subbiah Lakshmanan | How has development progressed in coastal versus inland China?

  11. Ethiopia: Land of Edible Napkins

    By Guy Pfeffermann | Ethiopia has an amazing ability to get things done, quite unusual in low-income countries.

  12. Global Travel Champion

    By The Globalist | Which nation spends the most on international tourism?

  13. Visiting India? Battling a Kafkaesque Bureaucracy

    By Stephan Richter | Reflections on the amazing difficulties of obtaining a visa to India.

  14. Traveling Across the EU on a BMW

    By Ashutosh Sheshabalaya | How does Europe look through the eyes of an Indian motorcyclist?

  15. China Takes a Vacation

    By Nathan Richter | How China is creating an infrastructure for a new consumption boom.

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