Friday, August 3, 2012

Travel Etiquette: Saving Seats at the Pool

Travel Etiquette: Saving Seats at the Pool
ABC News
Last spring I was on vacation with my husband at the Four Seasons, Nevis. As you might expect, it was a lovely vacation at a lovely resort. But there was one problem. Among the beach chairs the hotel had set up, there were two that were clearly prime seating ...

ABC News

On the Beach, a Stubborn Reminder of an Unresolved Conflict
New York Times
Published: August 2, 2012. FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus — Snakes slither inside dilapidated houses in the abandoned seaside resort of Varosha, a ghost town of decaying vintage cars and crumbling villas where time stopped in August 1974. World Twitter Logo.

New York Times

London's West End Denied Olympic Travel Boom as Fans Go East
After initially advising people to rein in travel to ease pressure on road, rail and subway networks during the games, TfL officials are now urging them to move about more widely away from the arenas. “Away from the sporting venues, London has an enormous ...

London tourism rates 'plunge' during Olympics
MyFox Washington DC
The London 2012 Olympics appears to be deterring tourists from the capital's centre after warnings of travel chaos and overpriced hotel rooms, according to key industry figures. Many businesses complain they are being sidelined as tourists make a beeline ...

Visitors warned about recent violence in Mexico tourist hot spot
New York Daily News
Tourists in a popular Mexican resort town considered mostly safe from the country's violent drug war have been warned about a recent shootout involving members of a drug cartel and several attacks targeting Americans. The town, Puerto Peñasco — or Rocky Point — lies about ... There have been more than 50000 drug-related homicides in Mexico over the past six years and tourism has suffered under gruesome headlines of beheadings and abductions. Much of the violence has been clustered in border towns like ...

New York Daily News

French pres takes train, not plane, on vacation
Atlanta Journal Constitution
PARIS — France's President Francois Hollande has headed off on vacation this year by train — not plane — in a break with his flashy predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy. French President Francois Hollande arrives with his companion Valerie Trierweiler at the ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution

How To Stay Healthy While On Vacation
Huffington Post (blog)
So read on, and let the mind be just as relaxed as the body, while having a guilt-free vacation. Healthy habits can be part of the joy of travel whether you're exploring the hustle and bustle of a big city or stomping through the lush forests of a remote village.

Villages Nature is a Utopian Eco Resort Planned Near Disneyland ...
By Bridgette Meinhold
Euro Disney is working on a new family eco resort near Disneyland Paris that will offer visitors a chance to live in harmony with nature. ... by Bridgette Meinhold, 08/02/12. filed under: Architecture, Eco Tourism, Sustainable Building ...

Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Are On Vacation Together In Bali ...
By Ami Angelowicz
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are on vacation together at a five-star resort in Bali. Gotcha! Those two need to just own up to it already. In case you - Full Size Image.
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Sculptural Coastal Desert Vacation House Accessed Via Top Floor ...
By Ada Teicu
Developed in the coastal desert of Lima, 95 kilometers from the city, a modern summer house overlooking a the sea and a green golf course from a slightly. - Interior Design...

US Tourist Ordered To Pay $6500 For Cuba Trip From 14 Years Ago ...
By Jessica Festa
A U.S. tourist has agreed to pay a $6500 fine for taking an unauthorized trip to. ... The United States has restricted U.S. travel to Cuba for a long time as part of a 50-year-old trade embargo aimed at penalizing Cuba's communist government.

Summer Vacation Picks | blshow
New music for Brian to listen to on his summer vacation, as suggested by WNYC employees and listeners. Suggest your own picks here, we'll fold them into the ...

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