Monthly Archives: November 2014

Op-Ed Columnist: Just Plane Hideous

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Arts and exploration at New Orleans’ third Prospect pageant

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The sunshine shone brightly and the temper was festive at the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 25, opening the 3rd edition of the art biennial Prospect New Orleans.Making use of a pair of oversize scissors in the city’s Washington Sq., Mayor Mitch Landrieu unleashed a basic New Orleans second line parade, with a traditional brass band adopted by a crowd twirling parasols and waving handkerchiefs in the air to the music.Members have significantly to rejoice about the competition, contemplating the possible business and economic inflow to the metropolis spurred by “Prospect three, Notes for Now,” which provides jointly the perform of […]

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In Transit Blog: Biking New Zealand’s Wine Region

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Tech satisfies tradition in San Francisco

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Aloft Cupertino goes substantial-tech with keyless entry, ‘Botler’ Whilst several of San Francisco’s most renowned hotels proceed to replicate the city’s legendary background, some Silicon Valley homes are staying real to the region’s technological innovation-oriented sort by serving as a Petri dish for hospitality-associated technologies developments. Read Far more  SAN FRANCISCO — Nothing screams travel innovation like a sky-blue, late-design Subaru Impreza hatchback sitting down in a South San Francisco industrial parking lot. Correct, there was nothing particularly cutting edge about the automobile by itself, but the way I came to be driving it definitely was.I had rented the Subie, […]

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In Transit Weblog: In Newport, Historic Residences for the Holiday seasons

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Picture The Great Hall at the Breakers.Credit rating The Preservation Modern society of Newport County Thanksgiving tables nonetheless haven’t been established, but that hasn’t stopped Xmas celebrations from starting in Newport County in Rhode Island. For the up coming 5 months, site visitors can stage again into the Gilded Age as component of Xmas at the Newport Mansions. As soon as summer residences to some of America’s elite, such as the Vanderbilts, the Newport Mansions are now protected by the Preservation Culture of Newport County. The modern society has been decorating some of its houses for the holiday seasons because […]

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In Transit Website: Biking Napoleon’s Route

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Image The Hannibal tour in 2012.Credit rating Ride and Find Pursuing in the footsteps of Europe’s greatest conquerors is not simple. That’s why Experience and Find, an global tour firm in Sydney, Australia, indicates performing it on a bike. Next summer the group is introducing its next “epic” historical biking tour, the Napoleon Expedition, a 45-day journey from Paris to Moscow. It is a journey so historically targeted that it will come with a advised studying checklist, commencing with Tolstoy’s “War and Peace.” A single of the company’s founders and a manual on the inaugural expedition, Sam Wood, has invested […]

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Paris Journal: In a City Wary of Skyscrapers, a New Tower May Increase

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Frugal Traveler: Picking Fast and Low-cost More than Higher-End Stylish in Yokohama, Japan

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Photo Looking at Yokohama’s Minato Mirai, which means “Port of the Potential.” Credit Ko Sasaki for The New York Occasions As with other Chinatowns, even though, if you wend your way from the principal avenues, you’ll uncover excellent little alleys to explore right here, they are lined with road stalls selling coconut-dusted mochi balls for one hundred yen, 300-yen Kirin beer and multidish food discounts catering to corporate types heading home. (“Follow the salarymen” was getting to be a useful rule of thumb, I discovered.) I even noticed one stand marketing bowls of shark fin soup for two hundred yen, […]

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EasyJet Profit Rises thirteen% on Enlargement to Major Airports

Keep on reading through the main story Share This Webpage Carry on studying the primary story PARIS — EasyJet documented a thirteen % increase in once-a-year earnings on Tuesday, bolstered by an growth into major airports and a drive for a lot more organization vacationers that has place the British funds provider in more direct competitors with full-support rivals on European routes. EasyJet, Europe’s next-largest reduced-value provider, following Ryanair of Ireland, explained internet earnings for the yr that finished Sept. 30 rose to 450 million lbs ., or about $ 705 million, from £398 million a yr previously. Pretax revenue, […]

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On the Road: Marriott and Hilton Announce Penalty for Last-Minute Cancellations

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On the Highway By JOE SHARKEY Proceed looking through the principal tale Share This Page Carry on reading through the main tale IN current years, the airline market has created billions in revenue by charging charges on leading of base fares. Now the resort business looks to be getting the very same idea. Two worldwide resort businesses, Marriott and Hilton, not too long ago introduced that they would improve their fee profits by tightening rules on last-minute reservation cancellations. Enterprise travelers have long been accustomed to getting able to cancel a reservation at numerous lodges, with out demand, as late […]

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