Duomo di Milano [Author: Bryan]
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Q at the Empress reopens at Victoria's Fairmont Empress Hotel

©SueFrausePhoto Victoria BC's Fairmont Empress is reopening its signature restaurant, Q at the Empress, for dinner service beginning October 1, 2021. As Victoria's most storied dining room, the hotel is welcoming back locals and visitors alike to enjoy Pacific Northwest inspired cuisine.  Led by Executive Chef Morgan Wilson, Q at the Empress highlights the best of British Columbia's farmers and artisans -- utilizing locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. "The menu direction of Q a...
Tags: Travel, Victoria, Pacific Northwest, Columbia, Wilson, Fairmont Empress, Fairmont Empress Hotel, Eat Play Sleep, Executive Chef Morgan Wilson Q, Farro Flax Bread, Olive Oil Poached Chinook Salmon, Watercress Potato Gnocchi, Venison Osso Bucco, Warm Sticky Toffee Pudding, Fairmont Empress Tourism Victoria

TSA, airlines given more time to comply with vaccine requirements, librarians harassed, state employee pension fund sees record return, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

State gives Transportation Security Administration and airlines exemptions to Hawaii’s COVID emergency orders. Gov. David Ige’s order requiring that contractors and visitors at state facilities and property provide proof of their vaccination or testing status prior to entry has already been in effect for a week, but thousands of workers at state airports still aren’t in compliance. Star-Advertiser.Name calling, property damage: Public librarians harassed over vaccine mandate enforcement. Public...
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Nobelist PC Doherty going senile? He’s forgotten about natural immunity!

God save Australia! Till 28 August 2021, Doherty still knew about natural immunity (screenshot) #Insiders Once we're vaccinated, we have memory B cells and T cells that are readily kicked back into action by either a vaccine booster shot, or by catching COVID-19. This is active protection, we're simply jump starting the natural immunity we've […]
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Say Say Oh Playmate

    How many hours spent playing, pretending and being happy, did this doll give? How many times did the child's caregiver pick up the toys and put them away with care? A century later her life is scattered on a table for everyone to see: Missing legs, no hair,  no two shoes alike. a collections of mismatched socks  glass eyes, an umbrella (I should have bought that) a cash register and some tiny empty boxes.   Waiting for a new playmate who will accept her on  her...
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Do Victoria Police officials salivate at the thought of “cracking skulls”? An insiders account (?)

Another member of the Police seems to have spoken out. This is from a Telegram channel called “Tommy Robinson News”. The precise URL of this email: I CAN’T VOUCH FOR THE AUTHENTICITY OF THIS ALLEGED EMAIL. SEEMS GENUINE, THOUGH. IF SO, I COMMEND CRAIG BACKMAN FOR HIS COURAGE OF CONVICTION. === Name: Craig BACKMAN […]
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My current position on ivermectin #2

My previous comments received a lot of pushback. So I wrote a slightly broader response, copied below: === I hear you all, and thanks for sharing your thoughts. Let me summarise why I’m far more cautious than most with such things. First and foremost, we must not forget that we are talking about a pandemic […]
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The empty plots and exposed buildings of disappearing old Tokyo

Over the last year and a half or so, I’ve been putting together before and after photos of traditional old Tokyo homes, bars and little businesses that have sadly been demolished. Places full of stories that have now gone forever, plus in most cases the end result is like the buildings never even existed at all. All that said, such changes aren’t unusual, and it’s probably fair to say that one shouldn’t get overly sentimental, but of late, the pace of destruction does seem to have quickened. The...
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Charcoal Fish, Rose Bay

Charcoal Fish is the brand new fish and chips takeaway shop from Josh and Julie Niland of Saint Peter and Fish Butchery. It's a unique proposition where they dedicate their (almost) entire fish selection to one type of fish: the Australian Murray Cod. Be it in classic fish and chips, a fish, skin and stuffing gravy bun or cocktails!
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U.S. Travel Reacts to Lifting of Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated International Travelers

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on today’s announcement that restrictions on international air travel will be lifted for vaccinated individuals:
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Global Business Travel Association Applauds Relaxing of U.S. Travel Ban For Vaccinated Foreign Nationals

"The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) wholeheartedly applauds the Biden Administration’s announcement that it will relax the U.S. ban for vaccinated travelers from the 26 Schengen countries, U.K. and Ireland by early November."
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Chicago’s Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, Celebrates Its 150 Year Anniversary

After first opening its doors in 1871, Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel celebrates its 150th anniversary on September 23 with an open house event, inviting guests to explore the hotel’s collection of prized artifacts and learn about its deep-rooted history in Chicago. The lobby will open to the public at 11:00am with a state and city proclamation dedication and address from Hilton SVP Hotel Operations, Americas, Keith Clampet.
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Oil falls 2% on risk aversion, dollar strength | Reuters

Oil falls 2% on risk aversion, dollar strength | Reuters Oil prices fell 2% on Monday as investors grew more risk averse, which hurt stock markets and boosted the U.S. dollar, making oil more expensive for holders of other currenciesBrent crude fell $1.42, or 1.9%, to settle at $73.92 a barrel after sinking to a session low of $73.52. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) declined $1.68, or 2.3%, to end at $70.29 after falling to as low as $69.86.The dollar, seen as a safe haven, rose as worries ...
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Six Senses to open second Maldives resortSix Senses to open second Maldives resort

Located on the private island of Lhaviyani Atoll
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US opening up for vaccinated travellersUS opening up for vaccinated travellers

Quarantine-free travel back on again from Novembe
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Wall Street Flocked to #SaudiArabia But Still Awaits Fee Riches - Bloomberg

Wall Street Flocked to Saudi Arabia But Still Awaits Fee Riches - Bloomberg The latest crop of Saudi Arabia’s market newcomers is proving just as frugal when it comes to paying investment bankers.Despite attracting $125 billion in orders from investors for an initial public offering of Saudi Telecom Co.’s internet-services unit, banks including Morgan Stanley and HSBC Holdings Plc are set to share just about $12 million in fees, Arabian Internet and Communications Services Co., also known as s...
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Back to the US: how the new policy for British visitors will work

Only travellers who have been fully vaccinated with a recognised vaccine will be welcomed, with a test within three days of the flight
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Who can now travel to the US?

The US has confirmed it will reopen to fully vaccinated foreign nationals from ‘early November’
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IHG Hotels & Resorts Selects TraknProtect as an Approved Provider of Staff Safety and Location-based Technology

Chicago, Illinois, September 20, 2021 – TraknProtect has today announced its approved vendor status with IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) for employee safety devices for IHG properties in hospitality markets around the world. IHG brands that now have access to TraknProtect’s staff safety and other advanced location-based solutions include InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Staybridge Suites, Crowne Plaza, Candlewood Suites, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express.
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The company making a $50,000 camper to turn the Tesla Cybertruck into an RV reveals its first prototype as it hits 2,000 preorders

The Cyberlandr prototype. CyberLandr Stream It has unveiled a prototype of its Cyberlandr camper that can turn a Tesla Cybertruck into a RV. The teaser video shows the exterior of the camper attachment but no look at the interior. Stream It has received over 2,000 preorders for the Cyberlandr, Insider confirmed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Stream It has unveiled a prototype of its $50,000 Cyberlandr camper van attachment that can turn the upcoming Tesla Cybertruck into...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Trends, Tesla, RV, Tiny Home On Wheels, Camper Van, Cybertruck, Tesla Cybertruck, Brittany Chang, Cyberlandr, Cyberlandr Insider

Boris Johnson expected to push Joe Biden to lift UK travel ban

Prime Minister to make ‘impassioned case’
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When will UK-US travel reopen?

The US will lift its travel ban for double vaccinated foreign nationals ‘from November’
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Cook wanted in Canada

  ·         Saskatchewan ·         $15 CAD Job description Come work in an amazing and exclusive Golf course in Saskatchewan as a Full time permanent Cook. Job Duties: Prepare and cook full course meals Ensure quality of food and determine the size of food proportions as per the recipe Transfer skills to junior kitchen staff in preparation Order supplies and maintain inventory/records of food, supplies, and equipment. Work with specialize...
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Bakerloo Line extension and Crossrail 2: How London’s transport networks could expand even more

Covid and cash squeeze sees ambitions trimmed back
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6 things you should never do at a high-end restaurant, from a Michelin-starred restaurant manager

neinchpunch/shutterstock Matthew Mawtus is the general manager of Hide, a Michelin-starred European restaurant in London. Even at as fancy a venue as Hide, Mawtus says he often sees diners making etiquette faux pas. Don't change tables without asking staff, be upfront about dietary restrictions, and please - don't fight over the bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michelin-star restaurants are a high-pressure environment. Staff work the craziest hours to bring y...
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