Post Tagged with: "travel"

French expats and American tourists coming to the US from France risk having certain kinds of French cheese confiscated at customs. (Photo by Chez Loulou, Creative Commons license)

Which French Foods Can You Bring Through Customs?

Food, In the News, Western European December 23, 2013 at 11:46 am

A guide for French expats and American tourists wondering which food products they can lawfully bring back across the border.

(Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Bird Flu’s No Reason Not to Fly, Say Doctors

East Asian, Health, In the News, Transportation April 29, 2013 at 1:13 pm

The spread of bird flu in China has caused some in the local Chinese community to reconsider trips to the region, reports Sing Tao Daily. But health organizations in New York assure there’s no reason to panic and provided tips for preventing infections.

The piragua cart, like this one in Washington Heights, is among the attractions tourist will find Uptown and in other Latino neighborhoods. (Photo by Howard Brier, Flickr Creative Commons License)

Latino Nabes Ready for More Tourists

Culture, Economy, Food March 1, 2013 at 6:16 pm

The city’s tourism agency is about to unveil a new campaign to attract tourists to the jewels hidden in New York neighborhoods, many of them Latino, from Jackson Heights to Washington Heights to Arthur Avenue, El Diario-La Prensa reports.

The Cuban government has announced that it will be easier for Cubans to travel abroad. (Photo via El Diario.)

NY Cubans Applaud Travel Changes in the Island

Latino, Metro Area October 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Cuba’s government announcement that long-held travel restrictions for their citizens will be eased is welcome news for Cubans in the tri-state area, El Diario La Prensa reported.

Students in the the National Security Language Initiative for Youth show off their work. (Photo courtesy of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth)

Opinion: Chasing the American Dream — to China

Economy, Education, Featured Posts May 22, 2012 at 5:40 pm

Columnist Nancy Bruni argues that today’s young people, including her teenage son, must seek economic opportunities abroad, instead of here in the United States.

Opinion: It’s Time to

Opinion: It’s Time to

Eastern European, Immigration, Politics March 9, 2012 at 4:34 pm

The Polish-American community is pushing for inclusion in the Visa Waiver Program, which would allow Poles to visit for tourism or business for up to 90 days without a visa. Legislators have introduced two bills in the Senate and House that would allow more countries into the Visa Waiver Program.