It’s that magical time of the week now when the BNT team rounds up the very best travel related links from around the web.
Actually, this Best of the Week is a day late, but Ian is busy playing firefighter in Penascola, Florida and Tim is trying to find shelter from a pounding rainstorm on the beach in Uruguay, so please bear with us.
Catherine Bennet’s biting condemnation of holidays in war ravaged countries provoked a lively discussion in the pages of the Guardian.
The Traveler’s Notebook offers an intriguing guide that explains how to travel by cargo ship.
Promised Land Closed? Sign-spotter Doug Lansky counts down his 10 favorite weird and random signs from around the world in this Worldhum audio slideshow. HILARIOUS.
I won’t struggle to connect this awesome article about country music and environmentalism to travel. I’ll just suggest you read it.
Finally, here’s a quick note from a Mom who worried about her daughters going off to travel, but now recognizes the value of “their brave faith in the world”.
Have a great Sunday afternoon everyone!