Richard Newton

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Richard Newton has been a travel writer for 25 years, and has been a regular contributor and columnist for Global Traveler since the beginning in 2004. He has written for numerous newspapers and magazines in the United States, the United Kingdom and the Middle East, and has also reported for BBC Radio. He lives with his wife near Winchester, England.



Richard Newton’s Articles

In Ghana — whether you’re sealing a business deal, you want to take photographs of fishing boats on a beach or you have been…
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An 11-year-old boy exclaims, “Wow! Cool!” His response is not to a video game or the latest viral meme on social media. This is his…
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It turns out I’ve been liming most of my life. I just didn’t know it until I got to the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent. Liming,…
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For one of the best bird’s-eye views of Brasília, you don’t go up, you go underground. Amid the great open space of the Praça…
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Abu Dhabi’s history remains within living memory; some inhabitants can recall the age before skyscrapers, before wealth, before oil. The…
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I have spent most of my life avoiding South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Since childhood, I have enjoyed safaris in Kenya, Uganda,…
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For proof of Saint Vincent‘s obsession with cricket, witness where the Vincentians put their cricket stadium. With flat land at a…
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Seoul is a big, vivid, overwhelming city. The language, the customs, the cuisine, the architecture, the sounds and the smells relentlessly…
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It is one of the most exhilarating — and terrifying — experiences of our lives. Dashing through the trees around us, half a dozen…
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Within the next two years, Saadiyat Island, immediately northeast of downtown Abu Dhabi, will leap into the limelight of the world’s…
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Seoul’s great leap into the modern world began in the 1960s. Shaking off the trauma of the Korean War and riding roughshod over…
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Arriving at Munich Airport, and for much of the 45-minute taxi ride into the city, my preconceptions remain unchallenged. We have come to…
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