Author: James Durston

As senior producer for CNN Travel, James commissions stories, writes for, edits and manages the homepage of the site. 

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Latest Posts

In defense of staying home

In defense of staying home

Vacations are nice, holidays are fun, but sometimes it's best to stay put
Opinion: Photography has ruined travel

Opinion: Photography has ruined travel

Our obsession with capturing every experience through our cameras is sabotaging our memories, not enhancing them
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Cycling around the world
Taking the long way home on two wheels is going to be tough. We're here to smooth the ride


Tate Dining Room and Bar
Asia's best female chef, Vicky Lau, may be responsible for one of the most calming dishes ever created


American Southwest photo
A photo pro explains how to capture some of America's most famous landmarks while dealing the summer travel crowds