Richard Newton

Contributor

Winchester, England

Global Games columnist RICHARD NEWTON is based near Winchester, England. His credits include The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Sunday Times.



Richard Newton’s Articles

Let’s talk about the American Solar Challenge. Or, to put it another way, let’s direct our attention to the Great Gas Station in the…
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The names trip rhythmically off the tongue, conjuring images of beautiful beaches, beautiful people, flamboyant color and vibrant music:…
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Rio‘s slums are neither out of sight nor out of mind. The poorest shanty neighborhoods — the favelas — cling precariously to the…
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It was emblazoned in bold letters on the car rental documentation: “Don’t Forget Your Driving License.” In the days before departure,…
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Which comes first, the road or the vehicle? Will your trip be about scenery or about the pure pleasure of being behind the wheel? The world…
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On June 5, Miami will witness one of the world’s most expensive traffic jams. More than a hundred supercars will line up at the start of…
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Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, holds many surprises, perhaps the greatest of which is its age. Sitting within an ancient land, it feels…
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Family apartments in Seoul are typically cramped, affording young Korean adults (who traditionally live with their parents until marriage)…
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We have been dancing to a South Korean beat for years without even realizing it. Over the past three decades, the country’s influence in…
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At dusk, Tokyo is transformed. The drab, smog-gray cityscape bursts into color. Neon signs flash and glow, and staid streets morph into a…
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The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is not natural terrain for modern transport. For centuries, the Bhutanese moved around their relentlessly…
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The world meets in Singapore. This city-state at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, right in the heart of Asia, is a trading center,…
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