Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Five Places to Eat in the Dolomites Advertisement Supported by 5 places Massimo Bottura fare. ByLaura Rysman March 6, 2019 “The Dolomites have all the greatness of Italy, but transported to the mountains,” says Massimo Bottura, a habitual visitor to his country’s The chef ofOsteria Francescana in the small north Italian town of Modena, which topped the 2018 World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, Mr. Bottura has little interest in schussing down the area’s famously seductive slopes. “I hate to ski,” he admits. “But I love the kind of eating on offer in the mountains.” Lara Gilmore, his wife, business partner, and (unlike Mr. Bottura) an irrepressible ski enthusiast, insists they get there often enough to appease both of their appetites. places, on- … [Read more...] about Five Places to Eat in the Dolomites
by Rick Steves, February 27, 2019 Germany is famously a work in progress — as is the nearby Netherlands — and that includes their sightseeing attractions. In 2019, there's good news and a few important warnings for the smart traveler. To handle its ever-increasing number of visitors, Germany is busy renovating sights and transportation, beefing up security, and updating ticketing procedures for big attractions. For instance, in Berlin, advance tickets are now recommended for the DDR Museum, with displays about life in the former East Germany. The Museum Pass Berlin, which covers a number of top sights and lets travelers avoid long lines, now includes my favorite museum in town: the German History Museum. Luxury Travel Advisor’s ULTRA Summit May 21-23, 2019 | Reunion | Kissimmee, FL This exclusive, invite-only event focused on the luxury travel market brings together world-class travel agency owners and managers with the most opulent, luxury suppliers … [Read more...] about What’s New in Germany and the Netherlands for 2019
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | A Day in Houston: 3 Meals, 3 Cultures, One City Supported by The 52 Places Traveler The 52 Places Traveler follows his stomach through the city of Houston, finding a staggering diversity along the way. BySebastian Modak Feb. 26, 2019 Our columnist, Sebastian Modak, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2019 list. He arrived in Houston after stops in Puerto Rico and Panama. At first glance, much of Houston looks alike. Making your way out of the “Loop,” the I-610 highway that circles the city center like a shirt collar, skyscrapers give way to manicured office parks and strip malls, each seemingly a carbon copy of the last. But when you look a little closer, you notice that in one of those strip malls, all the business names carry the tonal accents of written Vietnamese. … [Read more...] about A Day in Houston: 3 Meals, 3 Cultures, One City
Deepti Hajela, Associated Press Updated 5:25 pm CST, Monday, February 25, 2019 This July 27, 2009 photo shows Associated Press news editor Gerald LaBelle, during a retirement celebration for editorial staffers at AP's New York headquarters. Labelle, 76, who spent years covering tumultuous events in the Middle East including the kidnapping of his own boss Terry Anderson, died in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Monday Feb. 25, 2019. He was 76. less This July 27, 2009 photo shows Associated Press news editor Gerald LaBelle, during a retirement celebration for editorial staffers at AP's New York headquarters. Labelle, 76, who spent years covering tumultuous ... more Photo: Santos Chaparro, AP Photo: Santos Chaparro, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 This July 27, 2009 photo shows … [Read more...] about Gerald LaBelle, former AP Middle East editor, dead at 76
PUBLISHED: 19:30 23 January 2019 | UPDATED: 20:00 23 January 2019 Judy Rimmer Former County Hall, Ipswich. Picture: LUCY TAYLOR From County Hall to the Odeon, a number of the most iconic buildings in Ipswich have been standing empty. What is in the pipeline for these town landmarks? The disused County Hall, Ipswich. Picture: LUCY TAYLORCounty Hall: Will former council HQ be turned into flats? The Ipswich Vision Partnerhip has been looking for new uses for prominent buildings, including County Hall. In December, new plans were put forward to turn the County Hall building into 12 one, two and three-bedroom flats, with an accommodation block behind it including 28 flats and two maisonettes. The plans have been open to public consultation and are shortly due to go before Ipswich Borough Council’s planning committee. The imposing Grade II listed building in St Helen’s Street has stood empty and derelict for many years, since Suffolk County Council … [Read more...] about What’s in the pipeline for these 12 iconic empty Ipswich buildings?