Month: April 2021

Sunday isn’t a typical day for a post in this column, and I don’t typically post about book reviews that are outside the category of wine. But today offers a unique opportunity for weekend reading with the special twist of a chapter about wine in a book about food, restaurants and redemption. Erin French, the
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These are unusual times, and the state of affairs can change quickly. Please check the latest travel guidance before making your journey. Note that our writer visited pre-pandemic. Isn’t Stratford a bit of a theme park? This antique town of fabulous timber-frame inns and houses celebrates Shakespeare big time. Of course it does. The world’s
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For more than 30 years, Gambero Rosso, arguably the leading wine publication in Italy, has been publishing Vini d’Italia, a guide to that country’s wines in each year. This guide is a herculean work, as it represents the work of the Gambero Rosso team that taste over 46,000 wines from a specific year and then
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These are unusual times, and the state of affairs can change quickly. Please check the latest travel guidance before making your journey. Note that our writer visited pre-pandemic. With its world-famous archeological sites, including the Curium near Limassol and the Tombs of the Kings in Paphos, luxury thalassotherapy centres and spas, water activities, and mountains
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These are unusual times, and the state of affairs can change quickly. Please check the latest travel guidance before making your journey. Note that our writer visited pre-pandemic. Cyprus is often referred to as being at the crossroads of three continents – Europe, Asia and Africa – and as such their time-served influences can be
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Marcos Osorio / 500px | 500Px Plus | Getty Images The Travel Corporation, which owns and operates 40 travel brands — including guided vacation companies, hotels and transportation providers — has announced a five-step Climate Action Plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030 and continue existing efforts to achieve its corporate sustainability goals. The plan,
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These are unusual times, and the state of affairs can change quickly. Please check the latest travel guidance before making your journey. Our writers visited these hotels pre-pandemic. Cyprus has some fabulous beaches – from pebbly coves and sandy shores, to rural dunes and buzzy seasides – so expect some equally as wonderful beachside hotels when you
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For Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards’s all-female wine production team, Earth Day is every day. “We have a holistic way of looking at sustainability,” says Zidanelia Arcidiacono, Pinot Noir winemaker for Sonoma-Cutrer. Arcidiacono not only makes the winery’s award-winning Pinot Noir, but she also is in charge of the winery’s sustainability program. This Sonoma winery not only produces “certified sustainable”
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With majestic canyons, sandstone walls, and breathtaking hikes, it’s no wonder this jewel of the National Park Service was named for the promised land. Zion National Park (nps.gov/zion), in southwest Utah, is one of the most extraordinary places in the American Southwest (and on earth!). It offers adventure surrounded by towering canyons, immense red-sandstone walls, and amazing
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PayPal via Getty ImagesKing Edward I of England replaced an 11th century castle with the current Caernarfon Castle in the late 13th century.  It’s no secret people are itching to travel the world again. Going abroad may not be advisable just yet, but that doesn’t mean we can’t daydream about spectacular destinations around the globe. And given
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(CNN) — Seven of the world’s top 10 busiest airports in 2020 were in China while the former world’s busiest airport — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the United States — fell to No. 2 in the rankings after 22 consecutive years in the top spot. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in China was the world’s
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