Edinburgh is a cosmopolitan city, with a thriving café culture, vibrant and varied nightlife, great shopping and a strong contemporary arts scene. There’s no off season really; festivals – from film to jazz to food and beyond – happen every month, not to mention Hogmanay, International Festival and Fringe. While there are many incredible luxury
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Lisbon is called Europe’s sunniest city and it’s also one of the most striking — Photo courtesy of Turismo de Lisboa There’s something about Portugal that gets under your skin in a marvelous way. Until recent years, what the world knew most about this small country bordering Spain and the Atlantic Ocean was its soccer
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This is a staple on every whisky geek’s calendar. Drinks giant Diageo has announced its 2019 Special Releases. The ‘Rare by Nature’ collection consists of eight cask strength single malt Scotch whiskies picked from stocks of both well-known and lesser-spotted Diageo whisky distilleries, selected by master blender Dr. Craig Wilson. The result are whiskies that
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One Boeing 747 has a slightly less glamorous but nevertheless exciting future path. After 20 years soaring through the skies in Qantas livery, it’s been recruited by Rolls-Royce’s aerospace operations to start a new life as a testbed for futuristic engines. The aircraft’s final commercial flight was from Sydney to Los Angeles, and it’s now
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A Bonvoy Moment includes dinner and a stay at Hotel Danieli in Venice. Marriott This year, Marriott’s loyalty program received a revamp, creating a sort of super-program called Bonvoy. The new travel program for Marriott International replaced Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards. Members can earn and use points to visit a
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It was our 10th wedding anniversary a few weeks ago, a significant accomplishment I think you’ll agree. Can you imagine spending 10 years with a man – sorry, monster – who does not like room service? What kind of deviant prefers to dress, tie their laces and walk downstairs to breakfast rather than slurp it in bed, in
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Chocolate ganache cascades invitingly down the sides of a Boston cream pie — Photo courtesy of iStock / bhofack2 The city of Boston is renowned for a large number of things: its role in the tea-tossing catalyst which sparked the formation of the United States, its acclaimed universities and its contemporary dominance within the realm
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Lightlife’s plant-based burgers will roll out to about 12,000 Target, Publix and Kroger stores this month. Lightlife Fast-growing US demand for more beef-like plant-based meat alternatives is opening more channels for the companies that make them, including Lightlife, one of two plant-based brands owned by Greenleaf Foods. Lightlife announced Wednesday that it will roll out
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(CNN) — Passengers on board Air Canada won’t hear flight attendants say “ladies and gentlemen” any more. Soon they will hear gender-neutral terms. During onboard announcements, the term “everybody” will replace the terms “ladies and gentlemen,” according to CNN news partner CTV. “We will be amending our onboard announcements to modernize them and remove specific
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(CNN) — When we hear that an industry is celebrating its 100th anniversary, images of the industrial revolution might spring to mind, with its coal-powered steam machines, railways and chimneys. But this will soon apply to a sector generally associated with cutting-edge technology and the modern world. October 2019 will mark the 100-year anniversary of
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