Category: Travel

Harry Potter New York Slated To Open On Thursday, June 3

Outside Harry Potter New York Warner Bros. Following a pandemic-related delay and the November launch of its online retail store, Harry Potter New York is slated to officially open its doors on Thursday, June 3. The themed retail shop at 935 Broadway will be a magical experience for Harry Potter fans and Hogwarts wannabees. Spanning […]

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The meal that takes me back to Lesbos – plus the recipe

Lesbos is Greece’s third-largest island, sitting in the Aegean Sea just 16 miles off the Turkish coast. It’s a breathtakingly beautiful place, with long stretches of sandy beaches next to crystal-clear waters, thickly forested mountains with therapeutic hot springs, salt marshes that are home to flamingos and wild birds, and more than 11m olive trees, […]

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15 of the Best Bourbons For Kentucky Derby Season—and Beyond

From left: Woodford Reserve, Wild Turkey Rare Breed, Blue Run bourbon, W.B Saffell, Maker’s Mark 46, … [+] Shenk’s, Old Forester 1910, Michter’s 10-Year Bourbon, Russell’s Reserve 10-Year, Larceny Barrel Proof, Knob Creek 9-Year Photo Illustration: Kristin Tablang Sometime around Easter, my friends’ questions start to trickle in: Are there any new bourbons this year for […]

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Cookbooks are great, pastry is easy…

Won’t somebody think of the poor restaurant critics? Won’t anyone consider the plight of these hard-working, committed professionals, robbed this past year of their vital place in society? Week after week pre-pandemic, we pulled up to a thickly clothed table, ordered potentially nice things to eat at somebody else’s expense, and then returned to our […]

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COVID-Free, High-Speed Trains Hold Promise For Summer Travel In Italy

A passenger walks on a platform of a train station in Milan on April 16, 2021, as the first … [+] Covid-free ‘Frecciarossa’ train prepares to run on the Milan-Rome route. AFP via Getty Images State-run Trenitalia has announced Europe’s first COVID-free, high-speed Fresciarossa train service on its non-stop route between Rome and Milan, the […]

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15 UK market towns you’ll want to discover

Ludlow, Shropshire As one of the country’s celebrated foodie hubs, Ludlow will become a battle zone for outdoor table slots now that lockdown has relaxed. In a region famed for its wealth of local produce though, even low-key venues pack a flavour into every dish. Opt for takeaway salad boxes or cook-at-home three-course-meal kits from […]

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New CDC Guidance Suggests Airlines Should Continue To Block Middle Seats, Airlines Have Another Idea

In a new study conducted in November by the Centers for Disease Control based on laboratory modeling and released yesterday, the CDC doubled down on its recommendation that airlines should continue to block passengers from sitting in middle seats. The study indicated that middle seat vacancy reduced COVID-19 transmission by 23 to 57 percent compared […]

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Churchill Downs Chef Will Teach You How To Cook A Kentucky Derby Meal At Home

Chef Danielson will teach you how to whip up some Kentucky Derby favorites. Copyright 2020 Andrew Kung Group www.andrewkung.com For over a year now, major events have been put on hold or altered significantly to meet safety requirements. And the same is true for one of May’s most anticipated affairs: The Kentucky Derby. Though the […]

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Maldives to offer Covid vaccines to tourists on arrival

MALDIVES is to offer tourists the Covid vaccine this summer, according to the country’s tourism minister. Abdulla Mausoom confirmed that this would be rolled out as soon as the entire population is given both jabs. 2 The Maldives is to offer tourists the vaccine this summerCredit: Alamy Currently, 53 per cent of the 530,000 population […]

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10 of Britain’s best arts festivals for summer 2021

Last year was one of cancellations, postponements and digital reinventions, but this summer many arts festivals are hoping to go ahead. Most are planning an adaptable, hybrid format, with socially-distanced live shows alongside online content. Tickets are often sold with Covid-proof guarantees of refund or rollover, but check before you buy. Brighton festival and fringe […]

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This Clip From NatGeo’s ‘Race To The Center Of The Earth’ Captures The Show’s Mix Of Humor And Adventure

Would you venture through dense untamed jungles, harsh deserts, and freezing temperatures in a race to a random buoy in the middle of the ocean with a group of your adventure-seeking buddies in the hopes of winning a cool $1 million? While the idea of a globe-spanning adventure (and a freaking million dollars) sounds endlessly […]

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