Monday, September 24, 2018

Never Heard of Bolivian Wine? That May Be About to Change

The nation’s reds rival pricier French bottles, and exports from a small number of vineyards are starting to trickle into the U.S.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/24/dining/drinks/bolivia-wine.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Update: Bag Fee Creep, and How to Fight It

Delta and American Airlines are among the carriers that are charging more for checked bags. But a few tricks can help travelers avoid those fees altogether.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/24/travel/bag-fee-creep-and-how-to-fight-it.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Bites: A Prague Restaurant Celebrates Classic Dishes With a Novel Approach

At Kuchyn, which opened in July, there is no menu, only a stove with pots and pans where you lift the lids, engage your senses and choose your meal by trusting your gut.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/22/travel/kuchyn-prague-restaurant-review.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Check In: From Bobbi Brown, a Boutique Hotel in New Jersey

The cosmetics entrepreneur and her husband have opened The George in suburban Montclair. The hotel is modern (though the building dates to 1902), friendly and fun.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/22/travel/bobbi-brown-hotel-review.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Friday, September 21, 2018

Update: North Carolina, After the Storm: What Travelers Need to Know

While much of the state continues to deal with flooding associated with Hurricane Florence, some areas, including the Outer Banks, are open for business.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/21/travel/north-carolina-after-the-storm-what-travelers-need-to-know.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Getaway: Culture and Conservation Beneath the Sea

From Florida to the Maldives, underwater art installations double as artificial reefs.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/21/travel/artificial-reefs-and-underwater-museums.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Q&A: For N.F.L. Star Brandon Marshall, Vacations Make a Point

The Broncos linebacker and six other players created Through Our Eyes to show the world that people of color love to travel. Charity work is an important part of every trip.

from NYT > Travel https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/21/travel/brandon-marshall-travel-charity.html?partner=rss&emc=rss