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  • Will 2015 Be the Year You Travel to Cuba? Posted at January 22, 2015 in Fodor's Travel 9 Starting January 16, 2015, the United States government will begin easing restrictions on travel to Cuba. Under the new rules, Americans will be allowed to travel to the island nation for any of a dozen reasons—the same reasons that have been in effect in recent years—but they'll no longer have to obtain a special license from the Treasury Department. Airlines and travel agents, too, will be able to provide service ... Read More
  • What We’re Reading This Week: China, Cuba, ‘Downton Abbey’ Posted at January 22, 2015 in Fodor's Travel 10 Jiayang Fan’s recent piece in The New Yorker, Eating Alone in China, tells of the ballyhoo surrounding Yanni Cai’s book and series of online videos by the same name. Cai, an unmarried thirty-something former magazine editor based in Shanghai, conceived the idea for the book and videos two years ago after a handful of embarrassing experiences at restaurants where the wait staff disdained her solo patronage and spurned the idea ... Read More