Travel News: March 11, 2019

Carnival kicks it up a notch with Emeril restaurant Travel Weekly Renowned New Orleans chef Emeril Lagasse will open his first restaurant at sea in the French Quarter zone of Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras ship. To be called Emeril’s Bistro 1396, the restaurant will serve items such as fried oyster po-boy sandwiches, muffaletta sandwiches, seafood ceviche and Emeril’s signature barbecue shrimp.   TSA Preparing for Record Number of Spring Break Travelers Travel Pulse As spring break kicks...
Tags: Travel, Tim Burton, Disney, Spirit, Airbnb, Tsa, Sam Shank, Transportation Security Administration, News And Deals, Spirit Airlines, Detroit Metro Airport, Emeril, Emeril Lagasse, Eva Green, HotelTonight Airbnb, Detroit Metro Airport USA

9 Years of Blogging: Thoughts & Next Steps

For some reason the anniversary of my blog always seems to creep up on me and I almost always forget it. This year I actually managed to get out ahead of it – the first post published on was on March 14, 2010 and by all accounts it was dreadful. Over the years though I learned and improved, and my ability to fuse together a few words and match them with photos gradually became second nature. I can’t believe I’ve been doing this for as long as I have, it’s actually the longest job...
Tags: Travel, Top Travel Tips, Foreign Service

Daylight Saving Time 2019 Reminder: Clocks Jump Ahead One Hour

If you have a flight tomorrow departing from most locations within the United States and Canada, remember that clocks jump ahead — or “spring forward” — one hour due to Daylight Saving Time, meaning that you will lose an hour at 2:00 in the morning on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Although Daylight Saving Time is prevalent in most of... The post Daylight Saving Time 2019 Reminder: Clocks Jump Ahead One Hour appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Time, Canada, United States, Health And Environment

Hotel giant Accor appoints new manager in Alice Springs, amid racial segregation claims

French company issues ‘formal communication’ to staff ‘reiterating our anti-discrimination expectations’ The international hotels giant Accor has appointed interim management to an Alice Springs hotel amid an investigation into allegations that staff had been segregating Aboriginal guests into lower quality rooms.The French multinational company has confirmed an internal investigator has been appointed and an external reviewer is also being sought. Continue reading...
Tags: Hotels, Australia news, Accor, Indigenous Australians, Northern Territory, Alice Springs

Zero to Gyro At Eat Grk Beverly Hills

It wasn't intentional but on the sad day of Luke Perry's passing we were headed towards Beverly Hills. Not 90210, but South Sydney's version of the same name. Apart from an appointment I had, we were looking for somewhere quick to eat. And that's how we ended up at Eat Grk on King Georges Road.
Tags: Travel, Beverly Hills, South Sydney, Luke Perry, Eat Grk Beverly Hills

Dozens of People Injured After Heavy Turbulence on Flight to JFK Airport in New York

Nearly thirty people were injured Saturday (Mar. 9) as a result of heavy turbulence aboard a flight that landed at JFK Airport in New York City.Initial reports stated 32 people were injured, however, the FDNY later confirmed that a total of 29 patients were evaluated on the scene for non-life threatening injuries.#FDNY confirms total patients treated at JFK Airport following a turbulent flight have been downgraded to 29 non-life-threatening injuries. FDNY continues to operate on scene.— FDNY (@F...
Tags: Travel, New York, News, Airports, Airplanes, Jazz, Breaking News, Jfk, Fdny, Faa, Boeing, Istanbul, Jfk Airport, Turkish Airlines, Kennedy International Airport, Port Authority

The life of the train

R So by now it was Tuesday and we had one more day across Siberia before our first stop in Irkutsk. We had a lie in in the morning mainly because the cabin was now so hot that it was difficult to move The scenery had changed by now and there were more s
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Tallinn 3 KGB Museum and the Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom

My final day in Tallinn had arrived. I had been undecided about going to the KGB museum as it was rather expensive and the reviews online weren't too good. However since it was winter and a lot of the tours that I had wanted to do out of the city weren't
Tags: Travel, Tallinn, KGB, KGB Museum, Vabamu Museum of Occupations

March Break 2019 Off we go

Here comes another March Break here comes another travel escapade with the kiddos. It's a smaller group this year only 20 which is nice. And they are a super sweet group. They were funny to watch at the airport we got there super early so some played
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These Airlines Are Offering to Waive Rebooking Fees Due to Winter Storm Taylor

A winter storm is making its way through the midwest this weekend. If you have a flight over the center of the country you’ll likely be in the clear, but if your travel plans involve either leaving from or traveling to a number of midwest destinations or a layover in any of those cities, you could be in for a pretty…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Winter Weather, Lifehacks, Travel Tips, These Airlines

Elizabeth Warren reportedly also wants to break up Apple

Massachusetts Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren made waves yesterday when she outlined her plan for breaking up big tech companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook. Now, The Verge reports Warren also wants to break up Apple. Specifically, Warren believes Apple should not be able to both run the Apple App Store and distribute apps in it. “It’s got to be one or the other,” Warren told The Verge. “Either they run the platform or they play in the store. They don’t get to...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Amazon, TC, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Policy, Warren, Google Amazon, Amazon Google, Amazon Basics, Facebook Now The Verge

Are American Airlines Credit Cards Still Worthwhile With The New Changes?

Last week Lucky from One Mile at a Time wrote that only "One American Airlines Credit Card [is] Still Worth It" and that's the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ Mastercard®. He was talking about worth it for American Airlines elite frequent flyers, but even there I'm going to have to differ. What it comes down to for understanding the value of any rewards credit card, including the portfolio of American AAdvantage cards, is just what kinds of things those cards can do for you. That wi...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Time, Mastercard, American Airlines, Citi, American Airlines Credit Card, American Airlines Credit Cards, Are American Airlines Credit Cards

Big Cities Halifax Tuesday 2017 June 20

Notwithstanding the threehours time difference Deirdre and I were shockingly late in getting started this morning. We finished our breakfast at Coras at about 1030. Yesterday we booked a tour to
Tags: Travel, Halifax, Deirdre, Coras

Bangalow Designers’ Market

Saturday April 20 2019, Bangalow Public School, 8am – 3pm Bangalow Designers’ Market showcasing the best of local talent from in and around the Byron Shire.   The post Bangalow Designers’ Market appeared first on Byron Bay Blog.
Tags: Travel, News, Culture, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay

You May Get a Share of Money From Kimpton Hotels Data Breach Settlement

You may be eligible for your share — up to $10,000.00 — of $600,000.00 from a class action settlement which was reached in mediation if you are a resident of the United States of America who used a credit card or debit card between Tuesday, February 16, 2016 and July 7, 2016 at 62 locations of what was then known as Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, LLC… …but you must... The post appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Lawsuits, Financial, Hotels And Lodging, United States of America, Kimpton Hotel Restaurant Group LLC, Kimpton Hotels Data Breach Settlement

March News from Dianne

“Imagine a world without Italy: Painting without Leonardo. Sculpture without Michelangelo. Literature without Dante. No Verdi choruses or Puccini arias. No Fellini films or Ferrari roar. Heavens uncharted, vines unplanted, tables bereft of pasta, pizza, and a Sicilian cake so divine that its bakers swore it could make the dead breathe again.”, This is how LA PASSIONE: How Italy Seduced the World begins. Western culture is indeed unimaginable without Italy. Its borders contain more  of ...
Tags: Travel, California, San Francisco, Unesco, Italy, Houston, Florence, Dianne, Dianne Hales, Castiglion Fiorentino, La Passione, Frances Mayes Libreria Pino, Lisa Engelken Il Cenacolo, East Bay Stanford Women 's Book Club, Orinda Books, Rita Richardson

Living in Sugar Land Texas

We have been living in Sugar Land Texas now for 5 months since September 2018. So far our experience has just been ok. We would have to admit coming from the beautiful state of Colorado Texas is a little hard to live up to that. We have been trying to
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Life in the Slow Lane on Chiangmai Time

So now its everyday life at BaanSongJum which means House of Memories in Thai with sisters Nui and Kong. Theyve both retired from previous jobs and lives and now run this guesthouse in the old family home where their grandparents lived. Its a
Tags: Travel, NUI, Chiangmai Time, House of Memories, Kong Theyve

South America Day 60 San Isidro

I have an interrupted nights sleep due to3 am texts from daughter number two.4 am the old man leaves for an 18 hour coachboat trip. I have spent enough time on a bus recently so opt out.5 am the fire alarm goes off. I go to the foy
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France, Paris

15h30 Je t’aime, pardonne moi Copyright Jacques Witt [Author: Jacques Witt]
Tags: Travel, Je T'aime, Blogroll, France PARIS, Actualité, Non classé, Photographie, Photojournalisme, Voyages, Jacques Witt

French Husband in the 18th Century?

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Venice Biennale Art Exhibition 2019 "May You Live in Interesting Times" - The Press Conference + List of Collateral Events

(Venice, Italy) At the press conference today, March 7, at Ca' Giustinian, La Biennale's headquarters, Ralph Rugoff, the curator of the 58th International Art Exhibition, said that in the age of Twitter we are actually getting less information. People group up and follow like-minded people, and block those who have another point of view. Rugoff gave his presentation with a twinkle in his eye.The title of this year's exhibition is "May You Live in Interesting Times," which had been descr...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Wales, Hillary Clinton, Venice, Venice Biennale, Venice Italy, Campo, Santa Maria, Cannaregio, Biennale, Tana, Chiesa, Dorsoduro, Saloni, Venetian Cat - Venice Blog

#Iran Court Tries 13 in $7 Billion Petrochemical Fraud Case: Mehr - Bloomberg

Iran Court Tries 13 in $7 Billion Petrochemical Fraud Case: Mehr - Bloomberg:The trial has started in an Iranian court for 13 petrochemical industry executives charged with embezzling 6.6 billion euros ($7.4 billion) in one of the nation’s biggest corruption cases, the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency reported. The defendants, most either chief executives or board members of Iranian petrochemical producers and exporters, are accused of “causing a great economic disturbance” by establishing...
Tags: Travel, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Mehr, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Islamic Republic News Agency, Iran Court, Mehr Bloomberg, Assadollah Masoudi Magham, IRNA Reading

Airline Tests ‘Make a Green Choice’ Earn Miles for Skipping a Meal

For the very first time we're seeing an airline taking a page from hotel 'Make a Green Choice' programs, letting you save them money on inflight meals and giving you miles in the process -- and pretending it's all about the environment. Continue reading Airline Tests ‘Make a Green Choice’ Earn Miles for Skipping a Meal...
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Top 5 ultra-luxurious safari lodges in South Africa

If you are looking to treat yourself to celebrate a special occasion or just because you feel like it, going on an ultra-luxurious safari might just be the ideal solution you’re looking for. While you’ll find a vast array of high-end safari retreats, there is just a very small bunch of lodges you could consider […] The post Top 5 ultra-luxurious safari lodges in South Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Accommodation, South Africa, Adventure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel

Oil Optimists Stay the Course Even as Demand Headwinds Loom - Bloomberg

Oil Optimists Stay the Course Even as Demand Headwinds Loom - Bloomberg:Hedge funds keep betting on an oil rally, even with prices stuck in neutral.Investors pushed bullish wagers on West Texas Intermediate crude prices to their highest in a month and cut short-selling bets to the lowest since October, apparently convinced that dwindling global supplies will be more than enough to withstand a weaker economy.Futures in New York ended the week up by a mere 0.5 percent, with disappointing reports o...
Tags: Travel, New York, Nigeria, Opec, Iran, Venezuela, Rupert Neil Bumfrey

Exclusive: #Saudi's Falih - U.S., China driving oil demand; no April OPEC policy change | Reuters

Exclusive: Saudi's Falih - U.S., China driving oil demand; no April OPEC policy change | Reuters:Saudi oil minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday that China and the U.S. would lead healthy global demand for oil this year but that it would be too early to change OPEC+ output policy at the group’s next meeting in April.He said total global oil demand is set to grow by around 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd).“If you look at Venezuela alone you would panic, if you look at the U.S. you would say th...
Tags: Travel, China, Opec, Venezuela, Reuters, Khalid al Falih, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Falih

Exclusive: Saudi court approves detained tycoon Sanea's bankruptcy filing | Reuters

Exclusive: Saudi court approves detained tycoon Sanea's bankruptcy filing | Reuters:A Saudi court has approved an application by detained and indebted billionaire Maan al-Sanea and his company, Saad, to have their case resolved through the kingdom’s new bankruptcy law, the company’s financial adviser and two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.The ruling in February could provide a resolution to one of the kingdom’s longest-running debt sagas.Saad, with interests from banking to health...
Tags: Travel, Reuters, Saad, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Maan Al Sanea, Sanea, Ahmad Hamad Al Gosaibi, Brothers AHAB


Como todo esto se trata de la Argentina no creo deber que traducir mi texto... porque seguro que entenderan por si mismo el significado de las fotos... Igual si quieren pulsen el boton traducir...E
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Zero to Gryo At Eat Grk Beverly Hills

It wasn't intentional but on the sad day of Luke Perry's passing we were headed towards Beverly Hills. Not 90210, but South Sydney's version of the same name. Apart from an appointment I had, we were looking for somewhere quick to eat. And that's how we ended up at Eat Grk on King Georges Road.
Tags: Travel, Beverly Hills, South Sydney, Luke Perry, Eat Grk Beverly Hills

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