Thursday, September 21, 2017

Ryanair Apologizes Over Mass Cancellations Caused by Pilot Vacations

The budget airline has faced a wave of customer anger over the cancellation of 2,100 flights over a six-week period in September and October.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/21/business/ryanair-oleary-flights-cancellation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Going Local: Is It Possible, as a Foreigner, to Experience a Country as Its People Do?

Authenticity in travel has become an increasingly implausible endeavor.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/21/magazine/going-local-is-it-possible-as-a-foreigner-to-experience-a-country-as-its-people-do.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

By Design: The Unique Value of Seeing Works in the Wild

Why three European art parks — outdoor spaces with large-scale, site-specific sculpture — have become essential places to engage with culture.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/21/t-magazine/design/european-art-parks-sculpture.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Getaway: How to Use Twitter and Facebook for Emergency Travel Information

You don’t have to like social media, but when a natural disaster or emergency strikes, it can provide essential travel tools.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/21/travel/social-media-emergencies.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

36 Hours in Madrid

Spend 36 Hours in Madrid, Spain’s vibrant capital.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/video/travel/100000005337399/36-hours-in-madrid.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Heads Up: In Landlocked Milan, Try the Fish

Thanks to the presence of the country’s biggest and most important fish market, Milan’s post-Expo restaurant landscape serves the highest quality seafood.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/21/travel/milan-seafood-restaurants-italy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

8 Pedestrian-Friendly U.S. Cities to Explore

In honor of Car Free Day — Friday, Sept. 22 — take stock of these old (and new) pedestrian-friendly American destinations.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/20/travel/most-pedestrian-friendly-car-free-cities.html?partner=rss&emc=rss