Richard Newton

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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

For complete appreciation of Wadi Rum, you need to mount up and go full Lawrence of Arabia. Yes, it’s a tourist cliché, but there are…
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Seventy years after its liberation, a visit to Dachau Concentration Camp — 30 minutes by train northwest of downtown Munich — raises…
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There is an elephant in the room. Well, not so much an elephant. More a chubby fellow in a natty suit and sunglasses dancing as if he’s…
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When did you last fly with Southwest Air Fast Express or Universal Aviation or Colonial Air Transport? Have you ever been a passenger with…
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With Jordan‘s capital, Amman, receding behind us, the road begins to descend. Down, down. We pass a roadside sign proclaiming sea…
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It’s not a mirage, but neither is it entirely as it seems. On first impression, Dubai is an ultramodern, high-rise glass and steel…
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Dubai is the most visited of the United Arab Emirates, with 5.82 million foreign tourists last year, while Abu Dhabi is the largest (and…
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While some countries propelled themselves into the future by sweeping away much of their cultural and architectural heritage, India is too…
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If you build it, they will come. So goes the cliché. Modern Sydney has always known the truth of that adage. In 1973, a single building,…
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Of the many challenges facing foreign businesspeople in India, one of the most surprising is the numbering system. You think you know how…
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Chances are you have already been here, telephonically. When U.S. companies outsourced their call centers, India’s third-biggest city…
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The transition from afternoon into evening echoes around the city. From every mosque, the call to prayer rides the humid, salty breeze that…
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