Travel Lately—a roundup of the best new dispatches from the travel blogosphere—is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday.
Here are our latest picks:
- ‘Tis the season to hit the slopes, so why not think outside the box and go somewhere with smaller crowds, cheaper prices, and dramatic scenery? Japan is getting attention as a premier ski destination for good reason. Here’s a guide to some of the best places to shred powder in this island nation. @gordyandpaula
- England’s capital city is rife with landmarks and vistas that wow—from Buckingham Palace to the Tower of London. But many travelers have seen and done much of it before. Check out these four ways to put a new spin on an old classic. @RoamRight
- Known more for its financial difficulties than for its flashy automobiles of late, Detroit is shaking this reputation through an upswing featuring street art, an impressive food scene, and more. Find out how the Motor City is changing for the better. @