By SAM ANDERSON MARCH 20, 2019 The travel guru believes the tiniest exposure to other cultures will change Americans’ entire lives. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time The Mystery Gift at the End of the World It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue The travel guru believes the tiniest exposure to other cultures will change Americans’ entire lives. By SAM ANDERSON photo illustrations by: Zachary Scott Rick Steves can tell you how to avoid having your pocket picked on the subway in Istanbul. He can tell you where to buy cookies from cloistered Spanish nuns on a hilltop in Andalusia. He can tell you approximately what percentage of Russia’s gross domestic product comes from bribery. He can teach you the magic idiom that unlocks perfectly complementary gelato flavors in Florence … [Read more...] about Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time
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By CAITY WEAVER MARCH 20, 2019 The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. By CAITY WEAVER photographs by: Holly Andres Tell your fellow americans that you plan to cross the United States by train, and their reactions will range from amusement at your spellbinding eccentricity to naked horror that they, through some fatal social miscalculation, have become acquainted with a person who would plan to cross the United States by train. Depending how you slice it — time or money — there are either 61 or 960 immediate reasons not to travel by Amtrak trains from New York City to Los Angeles. Those are the extra hours and dollars, respectively, that you might reasonably expect to … [Read more...] about There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway.
Christie Bialowas, a plastic surgeon with special expertise in ortho-plastic reconstruction, joined the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Albany Medical Center and was appointed assistant professor of surgery at Albany Medical College. Bialowas is dual-board certified in general surgery and plastic surgery, and is trained in microvascular surgery — the process of reattaching tissue, blood vessels and skin from one area of the body to another. less Christie Bialowas, a plastic surgeon with special expertise in ortho-plastic reconstruction, joined the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Albany Medical Center and was appointed assistant ... more James Kelley joined the new Medical Group Primary Care — Sports Medicine practice at Saratoga Hospital. Kelley has specialized training in musculoskeletal ultrasound, exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition and physical education. less James Kelley joined the new Medical Group Primary Care — … [Read more...] about New doctors in the Capital Region in 2018
Now Playing: Yannick Kabuguza of Rwanda thanks his benefactors who made the repair of his damaged ear possible during an interview at the McClellan Street Health Center on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Schenectady, N.Y. Kabuguza is a Rwandan genocide survivor who was maimed by a machete attack when he was four-years-old. Media: Times Union SCHENECTADY — It was a fortuitous encounter that led Yannick Kabuguza to an operating table in Schenectady, where a plastic surgeon repaired the deformity that had stigmatized him for 24 years. The Rwandan native was 4 years old when machete-wielding extremists invaded his home in Kigali and killed everyone he loved — his mom, dad, siblings, uncles, aunties and grandma. It was 1994, the year that ethnic Hutu extremists slaughtered some 800,000 Tutsis in just 100 days and made Rwanda synonymous with genocide. Kabuguza was left for dead. A machete had sliced his cheek, his ear, the back of his head. If he was ever tempted to … [Read more...] about How a Schenectady surgeon gave a genocide survivor a new lease on life
Saratoga Today, a newspaper local to the Saratoga, New York area, has recognized Dr. Steven Yarinsky and his plastic surgery practice as the region’s “Best of 2018.” SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., June 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saratoga Springs plastic surgeon Steven Yarinsky, MD, FACS and his practice, Saratoga Springs Plastic Surgery, PC, have been named “Best of 2018” for Plastic Surgery by Saratoga Today. Each year, this regional New York newspaper opens polls to the public to highlight the area’s best businesses, services, restaurants, and regional establishments. This marks the sixth consecutive year that board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Yarinsky and his medical practice have received this distinction of excellence. /EIN News/ -- According to Dr. Yarinsky, the “Best Of” awards from Saratoga Today are particularly important because they are a reflection of the public’s experiences with professionals and local businesses. … [Read more...] about Saratoga Region Votes Dr. Yarinsky as Best Plastic Surgeon for Sixth Year