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Articles by Andrew Solomon: Food, Travel & Design


Aug 2017

It’s Never Too Early to Travel with Your Kids

To be a responsible world citizen, you need to understand how wide and beautiful the world is, and how many kinds of both pain and great joy it contains.

Feb 2017

Robert Couturier Revitalizes Andrew Solomon’s New York City Townhouse

The squalor was almost unimaginable.

Dec 2016

Sri Lanka Is Ready for Its Close-Up

Just a few short years after the end of its brutal civil war, Sri Lanka--with its rambling temple ruins, leafy tea plantations, and wide golden beaches--is bursting with ...

Oct 2016

Travel must be available for all to counter the closed-mindedness of Brexit

I believe that we should consider travel not a superfluity only for those with cash and leisure, but a part of every good citizen’s rights and responsibilities.

Sep 2016

Against the Wall

How have walls come to be so popular in a time when globalism would seem to be knocking down walls?

May 2016

Travel as the Antidote to Xenophobia

The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.

Apr 2016

How Traveling to 83 Countries Made Me Who I Am

Travel is an exercise partly in broadening yourself and partly in defining your own limits

Nov 2014

Myanmar’s Moment

Myanmar boasts a fierce, proud, and kind population who will go to almost any lengths to make you feel welcome.

Mar 2013

Adopted Heritage

It was the house that made my English life permanent; I could open its shiny front door and return to Narnia.

Oct 2011

Revitalizing Rio de Janeiro

Antonio Carlos Jobim once explained, “New York is great, but it’s a mess; Rio is a mess, but it’s great.”