Archive for December, 2009
This Saturday, Peter is broadcasting his radio show from The Ritz Carlton, Dove Mountain, in Marana, AZ, near Tucson. – Jason Reitman, director, writer and producer, discussing his new film Up in the Air as well as the ins and outs of frequent airport travel; – James May, CEO and president of the Air Transport [...]
Getting ready to ring in the New Year? A New Year’s Eve party does not stop at simple appetizers and Champagne. Resident foodie Courtney Crowder shares her tips on making it a memorable evening with classic cocktails, plus tales of each drink’s regional origins and where to experience it on the road.
If you’re into wine-tasting, you already know there are many destinations with activities tailored for you. But what about beer and cocktail tours? You might just be surprised at how many locations offer tours and tastings of drinks far from the realm of wine …
Many hotels are so much more than brick-and-mortar—they’re actually embodiments of America’s history. And many of them have access to historians who can take you on a tour of the past.
In response to the terrorist bombing attempt on Christmas Day, Dutch officials have announced that they will begin using more full body scanners for United States-bound flights. Security experts think that this technology could have detected the explosives Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was concealing when he successfully boarded Flight 253 to Detroit from Schiphol Airport in [...]
If you’re a pet owner, you know pets are an important part of the family. And while the airlines don’t make it easy to travel with animals, some airports are a different story.
The attempted bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 has led to a circus of finger-pointing, with several aimed squarely at the Transportation Security Administration. This has shone a spotlight on the fact that the TSA is still without a permanent leader, even though President Obama nominated a candidate in September. So what’s the holdup? Keep [...]
The first thing I asked when I sat down with Brian Streeter, Resident Chef and Program Director at Cakebread Cellars, was whether or not the vineyard did weddings. “Are you planning a wedding?” he asked. “No,” I said, “I just like the idea of a wine called ‘Wedding Cakebread.”