"I had done several Iraq travel pieces for Bloomberg Muse, the arts and culture division of Bloomberg News.....on Babylon, Baghdad and Suleymania and Erbil and Halabja in Kurdistan......all amazing places to see, but yes, southern Iraq, where Baghdad…"
"I have been there, it is a fun event...was at one point very controversial, as Mendoza is relatively conservative being an agricultural city, but now the event has official backing. Vendimia as a whole is fascinating and weird for a harvest festival…"
"It would depend on where you're based, but here is a New York tourism office contact:
ENIT - The Italian Government Tourist Board
630 Fifth Avenue - Suite 1965
New York, New York 10111
Tel: (212) 245-5618
"I like Allan's phrase....talent doesn't always fit the rules....so maybe take a look, see, I think you're also feeling guilty for some reason, when editors have so many things pulling their attention...............and congrats on the new…"
"The people have a tremendous warmth and resilience....the architecture and rich history is astounding. Security is a challenge, and getting around is not easy. The best thing is reading up on these things.....I had published some articles in the New…"
"There is a British company called Hinterland which runs tours...when I was there I was also told of individual tourists who come too......the visa itself is very hard to get a mix of bureaucratic inefficiency and other issues, so best procured…"
"I have seen bad behavior on both ends, and to be honest, I don't know how some flight attendants can handle it....there are plenty of flyers I would love to tell to be quiet, to not get up when the plane lands, etc........in the long run, this is a…"
"I'll be at the gay tourism conference too...it's amazing to see the changes over the years, this is quite amazing, having been there when gay issues were semi-hush hush and it was not even that long ago..........."
"At first I was not sure whether to believe this or not, but then yesterday I got a press release from Demand Media about this...............I did a lecture on freelancing yesterday at the SPJ regional conference and I mentioned this as one of the…"