Some people live to travel while others travel by their stomachs. If you fall into this category, perhaps the Eurostar’s announcement will cause you to book the high-speed UK, French and Belgium rail.
Chef Raymond Blanc, of television fame, has devised new menus to (hopefully) persuade passengers that train food can be gourmet. He’s not the first chef to try to alter public opinion about travel fare and probably won’t be the last. Blanc’s new menus include dishes inspired by the rail network’s French, British and Belgian destinations.
Are trains and planes with gourmet food the answer for you? Or would you prefer to bring your own? Gourmands differ in their druthers.
You’ve reached the conclusion that it makes sense to rent an apartment or a home for your upcoming business trip or vacation. You’ll have more space than a hotel room and can eat meals without having to stash the drinks on the window sill or in the closet. You also won’t end up sleeping smelling like your dinner because it’s still in the room. Let’s face it, even if the kitchen is tiny, it can be a savior.
There are many ways to find rentals. If you’re looking for a specific area and have friends with houses there, they may be happy to rent theirs, refer you to a friend who rents their house or give you names of some property agents.
Who wants to be stuck in an airport for hour after hour? But, stuff happens. “How do you make the best of it?”
Whether in transit or dealing with a plane that has been delayed, what do you do if you’re forced to spend more than a few hours in an airport?