Monthly Archives: September 2013

Steal My Getaway: Norma Kamali’s Provence

As anyone who has donned a coat motivated by sleeping baggage or a gown produced of parachutes understands, Norma Kamali is the New York designer driving a long time of revolutionary tendencies. But 1 need not care a whit about vogue to know her perform. Bear in mind that 1970s poster of Farrah Fawcett in a purple one particular-piece bathing fit? Those itty-bitty fringe shorts on Beyoncé in her “Run the Globe (Ladies)” movie? The vintage wedding ceremony costume Woman Gaga wore in her “You and I” movie? All Kamali. However one of the most enduring threads in Ms. Kamali’s […]

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Bites: 2 Eating places, two Former Spouses. The Winner?

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Letters to the Editor

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Hook up With Us on Twitter Stick to @nytimestravel for suggestions, characteristics and photography from all in excess of the world. To the Editor: Regarding “Cuba Opens Up, Team by Group” (Sept. fifteen): Because United States rules prohibit American tourism in Cuba, I was stunned to see in the Travel part a full-web page function for Us citizens who want to pay a visit to Cuba. As The Occasions highlighted, a number of American tour companies are exploiting President Obama’s “people-to-people” plan to consider American tourists to Cuba. Unfortunately, even though likely in-depth to detail the art, cigar-creating and Latin […]

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Personalized Journeys: Savoring Loved ones Journeys When the Children Are Adults

A single current afternoon, my partner and I and our two sons ducked into a little restaurant near the McGill University campus in Montreal. We settled into a purple booth in the again, beside a window that experienced no glass and introduced the pageantry of city existence into close view. My sons purchased sandwiches and red-berry smoothies, which were served in tall glasses and appeared to give off their very own summer glow. Glancing around the cafe, I puzzled when juice drinks experienced turn into so ubiquitous. Who invented smoothies? “Mr. Smoothie,” my younger son replied with a straight confront, […]

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Frugal Traveler: With Age Comes (Some) Discount rates

Older travelers know how to get special discounts in the United States: flash that AARP card, register for a decreased-fare transit card, look for posted indications. And if you do not see them, request. But when they go away the country, factors can get trickier. AARP doesn’t suggest much abroad. Us citizens (and other foreigners) occasionally are not qualified for nearby discounts. What counts as “senior” in one region may not in yet another. The indications promoting special discounts may possibly be in international languages. Even in other English-talking nations, people indicators can be complicated: from Australia to England, what […]

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Pursuits: A Presidential Pub Crawl

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Next Quit: Seeking for Huge Flavors in a Small New Mexico Town

You know you are in for something excellent when a male with a tiny plastic spoon asks conspiratorially: “Have you tried out the cherries jubilee? It’s what acquired me into the biz.” Alotta Gelato is a standard tiny-city ice cream store: rumbling freezer compressor, giddy barefoot children, board online games stacked in a corner. But its merchandise is on a increased amount, made from elements like sweet-tart Italian amarena cherries. It is just one particular cause I adore Silver Metropolis, a city of about 10,000 in southwestern New Mexico. Silver, as it’s recognized, has lately become a road-excursion vacation spot […]

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three Favored Journeys on a Bicycle

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36 Several hours in Reykjavik

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The significant information out of Iceland in latest many years has not been good. 1st a banking collapse crippled the economic climate in 2008, and then a calendar year and a fifty percent later, the volcanic eruption at Eyjafjallajokull halted air travel across the Atlantic and in Europe, annoying tens of millions. But symptoms of an upswing — economic and normally — can be noticed in Reykjavik, exactly where this year the capital’s extraordinary new concert hall gained the prestigious Mies van der Rohe Award, the European Union’s best prize for contemporary architecture. In other elements of town, new dining […]

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Overnighter: On Martha’s Winery, Celebrating the Neighborhood Bounty

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