Wednesday, July 18, 2018

New York City Looks to Crack Down on Airbnb Amid Housing Crisis

The City Council voted unanimously to significantly regulate Airbnb and its peers, taking aim at landlords renting apartments a few nights at a time.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/18/nyregion/new-york-city-airbnb-crackdown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

International Real Estate: House Hunting in … Israel

In the seaside suburbs of Tel Aviv, the market is “booming like crazy” and cranes are a common sight, as residential buildings are renovated and expanded.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/18/realestate/israel-real-estate.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Pursuits: On the Normandy Cheese Trail

An exploration of the French region — a place of sleepy villages, dairy farms and rolling fields — in search of some of the creamiest, most delectable cheeses in the world.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/18/travel/normandy-cheese-trail.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

5 Places: Five Places to Shop in Marseille

In the Noailles district, some of France's oldest specialty stores have been joined by a crop of independent shops, turning the neighborhood into one of the port city’s most enthralling places to explore.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/18/travel/five-places-to-shop-in-marseille.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

On Mönchsberg, Find Respite From the Salzburg Festival Fray

Great vistas and great food await those who ascend to the refreshing heights of the massive rock in the middle of the city.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/travel/monchsberg-things-to-do-salzberg-festival-.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The 52 Places Traveler: Places 22 and 23 of 52: Cheeky Surprises in Bristol, and a ‘Wee Look Around’ Glasgow

After months on the road, our columnist catches her breath as she explores two welcoming cities in Britain.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/travel/bristol-england-glasgow-scotland-52-places.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Trending: At These Hotels and Spas, Cancer Is No Obstacle to Quality Care

Cancer often can mean no more trips to the spa or five-star meals. That’s all changing, thanks to these resorts and the nonprofits that trained them.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/travel/hotels-resorts-cancer-spas-food.html?partner=rss&emc=rss