A Detroit Restaurant With Deep Local Roots

A Detroit Restaurant With Deep Local Roots

Travel January 20, 2018 0

There’s a world of hospitality contained in the tiny cups of black tea that greet you — along with a dainty plate of Welsh rarebit-flavored crackers — when you sit down to eat at Lady of the House, a nominally Irish, decidedly welcoming restaurant that opened last September in... Read more
The 747 Had a Great Run. But Farewell Doesn’t Mean the End.

The 747 Had a Great Run. But Farewell Doesn’t Mean the End.

Travel January 20, 2018 0

MARANA, Ariz. — There may be no airliner as recognizable as the Boeing 747, the world’s first jumbo jet, with its iconic hump of an upper deck. For aviation fans, the introduction of the “Queen of the Skies” was a triumph of engineering and grace: unprecedented size and speed... Read more
How to Make Sure You Travel with Medication Legally

How to Make Sure You Travel with Medication Legally

Travel January 19, 2018 0

Travelers often pack medications when they go abroad, but some popular prescription and over-the-counter ones Americans use for things like pain relief, better sleep, allergies and even the common cold are illegal in some countries. The United Arab Emirates and Japan, for example, are among the most restrictive nations,... Read more
New Country Rankings Aim to Help Travelers Choose Safe Destinations

New Country Rankings Aim to Help Travelers Choose Safe Destinations

Travel January 19, 2018 0

Planning to travel abroad this year? The State Department has new advisories at Travel.state.gov that rank every country on a scale of one to four to help travelers make informed decisions about their personal safety. The agency introduced the rankings this month to replace its longstanding system of warnings... Read more
Emirates Offers A380 a Lifeline, Signing $16 Billion Deal With Airbus

Emirates Offers A380 a Lifeline, Signing $16 Billion Deal With Airbus

Travel January 19, 2018 0

Photo The Airbus A380 at the International Paris Air Show in June. The superjumbo was once pitched as the future of aviation, but sales have disappointed. Credit Eric Piermont/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The Airbus A380 lives on, for now. The Dubai-based airline Emirates threw a lifeline on Thursday... Read more
Is Your ID Approved for Travel? These Are the Latest Rules

Is Your ID Approved for Travel? These Are the Latest Rules

Travel January 18, 2018 0

In the past several months, there has been plenty of conversation about the Real ID Act and how it will affect air travelers. Passed by Congress in 2005, the act is intended to prevent identity fraud, and starting on Oct. 1, 2020, all fliers who reside in the United... Read more
On Top of Mount Etna, a Lesson in Lava (and Luck)

On Top of Mount Etna, a Lesson in Lava (and Luck)

Travel January 18, 2018 0

If you’re lucky enough in your lifetime to do so, you should climb a volcano. If you’re really lucky, you should do so when it is (mildly) erupting, so that you can witness one of nature’s most awesome spectacles at close quarters. And if you’re a little foolhardy and... Read more
Want to Relax in a Nice Hotel for 15 Minutes? An App Can Make That Happen

Want to Relax in a Nice Hotel for 15 Minutes? An App Can Make That Happen

Travel January 18, 2018 0

Why pay for an overnight hotel stay when you need a room during the day for only a few hours or even just a few minutes? It’s an idea that is likely to appeal to many consumers, according to a handful of companies that sell hotel rooms for short... Read more
Savannah, a City With Charms Both Historical and Culinary

Savannah, a City With Charms Both Historical and Culinary

Travel January 17, 2018 0

My guide, Karen Wortham, led me on a path from Johnson Square, one of the many quadrangular parks that give Savannah, Ga., its distinct character, down to River Street, which runs along the Savannah River. We stopped in front of a relatively modest statue that depicted a black family... Read more
In Dubai, Flying With the Falcons

In Dubai, Flying With the Falcons

Travel January 17, 2018 0

Just before dawn, the Hajar Mountains, about 20 miles east across the Arabian Desert, began to emerge from the darkness. I shifted my position in the wicker gondola and watched, rapt, as the sun peeked above the silhouetted limestone range. In the east, the sky glowed orange and crimson,... Read more