Oh, the 52 Places She’ll Go

At the same time that we were sifting through thousands of applications for a much-coveted Travel correspondent job, we were also sifting through destination suggestions from dozens of contributors.

Every year, the 52 Places to Go issue is the most popular one the Travel section does. It’s also the most complicated.There’s the print product, of course, with its lush, I-wish-I-were-there photography. There’s the online version, with videos scattered throughout. And this year, we added yet another layer: the 52 Places Traveler — a writer-at-large who will go to each and every spot on the list in 2018.So at the same time that we were sifting through suggestions of which places to include, a...