Monday, March 19, 2018

In This Corner of Maryland, Holidays Mean a Stuffed Ham

It’s a lot of work, but this traditional dish remains one of America’s most regional, and revered, specialties.

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The Caribbean Now: St. Martin After Irma: the Beaches Are Dazzling but There’s Work to Do

The hurricane battered the island, and most hotels and restaurants have not reopened. The crowds have yet to return, which means visitors will have stretches of sand to themselves.

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The Caribbean Now: Smaller Crowds, Quieter Shores as St. John Slowly Recovers

Evenings can be lively in Cruz Bay and the beaches are still inviting. But major resorts are closed and cleanup efforts continue.

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The Caribbean Now: After Maria’s Devastation, Can Dominica Be a Destination Again?

The hurricane did deep damage to homes, roads, forests and trails. But waterfalls, hot springs and helping out are good reasons to visit.

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The Caribbean Now: Returning to Vieques

This lush, wild bit of Puerto Rico, a word-of-mouth destination that draws a loyal following of visitors, is rebuilding after last year’s ferocious hurricane season.

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Air France Reminds Travelers What Their Flight Could Be Like

In a new ad campaign aimed at distinguishing itself from low-cost competitors, the airline is emphasizing the in-flight perks included with a standard ticket.

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Alaska Airlines Pilot, Saying She Was Raped by Fellow Pilot, Sues Company

Betty Pina said in a lawsuit that she was drugged and sexually assaulted during a layover and that she now wanted the airline to hold the pilot accountable.

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