Rolling Past a Line, Often by Exploiting a Rule from the NYT reports cases of travelers resorting to wheelchairs to speed through security, then miraculously healed on the way to the gate.
NYT Bucks’ author recounts Flying Without A Photo ID.
Many miles and points collectors have been to Easter Island over the past year, check out Slow-Burning Challenge to Chile on Easter Island for a look at cultural tensions at this far-flug Chilean outpost.
The Travel Insider has a huge, engrossing trip report from the tour he led to North Korea.
Beijng’s principal airports Terminal 3 inspires awe but less than five years after opening, the city is pressing ahead with a new mega-airport.
The Great Wall is much more varied than the heavily restored sections most commonly visited. The Atlantic has a photo essay of that diversity.
China will develop its first atomic bomb test site for tourism (see China National News and BBC). The Malan base is in politically-sensitive Xinjiang Province and it being a military base to boot, don’t plan a whole trip around trying to visit, but in the extreme off-chance that you are in the neighborhood, give it a try when it opens.
Brendan’s Adventures has a brief post on Dakhla, Western Sahara, a disputed territory that has long enticed me.
Travel + Leisure has Six Questions to Ask When Selecting an Agent (in the sidebar on the right).