The Radar–the best of the travel blogosphere–is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday.
Here are our latest picks:
- Feeling like you want to sail away? Better think twice before packing your bags for these seven islands around the world–each with a history more star-crossed and cursed than the next. @atlasobscura
- You may not find Newry on many tourist itineraries these days, but this ancient market town in Northern Ireland has long been a “crossroads for cultures and faiths.” Find out more about one of the oldest towns on the Emerald Isle. @perceptivetrav
- Travel can challenge us. It can inspire us. It can help us see the world–and our place in it–in a new way. Travel can also help us let go–of expectations that aren’t our own, of preoccupations with time, of the illusion of control. @umarket