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A model of an Etihad Airways Dreamliner


Joining Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C., Los Angeles has become the fourth U.S. destination for Etihad Airways.


The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways started a daily service between Abu Dhabi and Los Angeles on June 1. Renowned for their customer service, Etihad Airways has eliminated the hassle of going through customs upon arrival in the U.S. by processing all travelers and their checked baggage through U.S. immigration, customs and agriculture inspections before boarding the aircraft in Abu Dhabi.

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Top 5 BBQ Styles

on June 06th, 2014
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Central Texas-style beef brisket from Horse Thief in Los Angeles

 

Finger-Licking Barbecue from Around the World
by Nick Winfrey


Barbecue is more than just a method of cooking. It’s a social event, a source of regional pride, and, for many sticky-fingered aficionados around the world, a way of life. Continue reading “Top 5 BBQ Styles” »



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View of Jerusalem’s Old City from the Mount of Olives (Photo Credit: Noam Chen)

 

Pope Francis to Visit Jerusalem’s Historical Sites


Pope Francis is scheduled to make a pilgrimage to Israel from May 24 to 26. The papal visit will be the Pope’s first-ever to Israel, and will mark the 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s historic trip to Jerusalem.

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Subterranean treasure: Cenote Ik Kil near Chichen Itza


Exploring the Ancient History and Natural Wonders of Quintana Roo

by Sylvie Greil


Snorkeling with enormous turtles in warm, turquoise waters; scaling ancient jungle pyramids; exploring phantasmagorical sinkholes amid stalactites and stalagmites… the “Riviera Maya” feels a million worlds away. Continue reading “Top 7 Things to Do on Mexico’s Riviera Maya” »



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Wonderland brings to life never-before-seen fare like this inventive vegetable dish, baby vegetables in the garden.

 

New Fleet of Ships to Feature “Dynamic Dining”
by Patricia Mack


A few months ago, news broke about the impending arrival of Royal Caribbean’s latest fleet of luxury cruise lines, to be part of the lines’ latest Quantum class. The luxe ships are slated to offer everything from simulated skydiving, an indoor sports complex and beautiful cabins designed with full functionality in mind. Now, word has come that the Quantum class will also elevate its dining options.

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  • pinitbutton Four Seasons Introduces First Fully Branded Private Jet Service   Travel News


The future of luxury hospitality is upon us, as Four Seasons introduces the industry’s first fully branded private jet experience.


Scheduled to take its maiden flight in 2015, the Four Seasons’ retrofitted Boeing 757 will take 52 lucky guests (each trip) on multi-city journeys. These personalized itineraries include air travel, ground transportation, planned excursions, all meals and accommodations at a Four Seasons in each city. There are currently three trips open for reservations: Around the World, February 2015; Backstage with the Arts, April 2015; and Around the World, August 2015.

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  • pinitbutton Harman / Kardon Esquire Portable Speaker Works as Bluetooth Conference System

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The Esquire’s design looks good next to an iPhone.


Harman / Kardon Esquire brings bluetooth conferencing to the portable sound doc world


Encased in classy aluminum and leather, Harman / Kardon’s Esquire portable speaker will be a boon for business travelers, as it doubles as a bluetooth conference system. The Esquire features noise-cancelling internal mics, dual drivers and a bass port for clear sound. It’s compatible with both bluetooth and NFC (near-field communications) technology, making it a great choice for clear conference calls while traveling.

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  • pinitbutton Viking River Cruises Sets World Record, Again   Travel News
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Viking Longship Freya of the Viking River Cruises fleet


For the second year in a row, Viking River Cruises became a bona fide Guinness World Record holder. In just a little over 24 hours, Viking christened sixteen of its award-winning Longships — nine were launched in Amsterdam, four in Germany and three in France.

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  • pinitbutton Exploring Augusta, Georgia


A Guide to the Home of the Masters Tournament

 

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Discover the history and culture of Augusta, Georgia


Every April, the golf world turns its eyes to the quintessentially Southern town of Augusta, Georgia, when the Masters Tournament gathers top professionals from across the globe to battle for the sport’s most prestigious article of clothing — the green jacket. Continue reading “Exploring Augusta, Georgia” »



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The pool at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa at sunset


Following the conclusion of a two-year, $30 million renovation, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa is celebrating its 25th anniversary with anniversary-themed programs and offers. The Silver Anniversary Charmer room package gives guests the “best available rate” on accommodations and includes a $250 resort credit, which can be used on dining, spa treatments, tennis and more.

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