In the Magazines: August 2012
We read the travel magazines so you don't have to. This month we saw inexpensive ethnic food in London, a real-deal Native American powwow, and a good ol' human tower in Spain — so here's to appreciating culture and the details that differentiate one country from another.
On the Cover: In an effort to see the real Tuscany, Melinda Page chooses to travel at her own pace — by foot.
- Eat like a Real Local in London: The city's smaller ethnic neighborhoods are teaming with cheap international eats. William Underhill searches out the best curry, fried rice, egg rolls, and old-fashioned falafels.
- The Other Capes: Cape Ann, Cape Neddick, and Cape Elizabeth — Beth Greenfield discovers the lesser-known coastal towns of New England.
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On the Cover: Lisa Eisner photographs bucking broncos, teepees, and feathered headdresses at one of America's largest gatherings of Northern Plain Indians.
- School Days in Savannah: Tom Vanderbilt travels down south for a closer look at one of the world's best art schools.
- In a Pittsburgh State of Mind: Holly Brubach takes readers on a tour of her hometown, where favorites include lesser-known sites like a church with Tiffany windows and a French bookstore.
On the Cover: Readers voted for the annual T+L World's Best Awards. Top cities included Bangkok, Florence, and Istanbul, while Virgin America and JetBlue were picked as favorite airlines.
- Toronto Lights Up: With top-tier design, fashion-forward shops, and inventive restaurants, Jonathan Durbin finds that Canada's largest city is hotter then ever.
- The Cure for Jet Lag: Specially designed masks, glowing earbuds, and Badger Sleep Balm are a few of the crazy solutions tested by Justin Peters.
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- 2012 World Wonders: A human tower and the home of one of America's greatest thinkers are two of the little known marvels George W. Stone finds on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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We already covered the July/August issue in last month's roundup, but here it is again.
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And We're Also Reading About Travel Here
- America's Best—and Best-Priced—New Food City: Up-and-coming chefs like Tim McKee, Stewart Woodman, and Isaac Becker are pushing Minneapolis's restaurant scene to a new level. Kate Krader, a native Minnesotan, goes home for a closer look.
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This month's issue is all about Mexico: breakfast burritos at the border, authentic enchiladas suizas in Mexico City, and a Mexican cooking school where you can perfect your chili pepper identification skills.
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