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Memorial Day domestic destinations

This is a list of domestic destinations that are a part of the fabric of our history— a list of 10 destinations that were important in the history of our country and our battles to expand, preserve the country and defend ourselves in the world.

National Parks and National Wildlife Refuges open to the public again

The recent shutdown of the US government closed the entire US National Park System. While rarely mentioned during the shutdown, it also closed the US National Wildlife Refuge System. Ned Levi discusses visiting both, with special emphasis on the less known National Wildlife Refuge System and what the refuge system has to offer travelers.
By |October 21st, 2013|Columns|0 Comments|

Weekend what we’re reading: Boston plays Big City, why be a flight attendant, airport architecture

Smile if you are a Bostonian; the world is watching you. Flight attendants list seven reasons they love to fly. And, enjoy some amazing airport architecture.

Sunday musings: NORAD tracks Santa, hotel toiletry brands, Boston prepared me for travel

NORAD goes on Santa Alert with a widespread volunteer effort that goes through Christmas Eve. What about the little gifts that hotels leave every time we visit — those mini-bottles of shampoo, conditioner and body wash? And, can where you live, ready you for travel? A woman from Boston thinks so.

By |December 23rd, 2012|Today|4 Comments|

What we’re reading: Turbulence injures at least 20, cockpit error sent 737 into nose dive, pilots part of Wall Street protests

Turbulence injures at least 20 near Boston, cockpit error sent 737 into nose dive over Pacific, pilots part of Wall Street protests

What we’re reading: Logan expands behavior detection program, three online hotel finders go head to head, Travelport can sell Economy Plus seats

Logan expands behavior detection program, three online hotel finders go battle it out, in changed GDS relationship Travelport can sell Economy Plus seats

What we’re reading: Segway ban in Boston not a good idea, secondary airport in Atlanta, pilots flies past security

Segway ban in Boston not a good idea, still searching for a secondary airport site in Atlanta, pilots flies past security under new TSA rules

A Memorial Day guide to America’s most historic battlefields

On this Memorial Day in the U.S., Ned Levi has created a travel guide to America's most historic battlefields, which have in part shaped American history and culture.
By |May 30th, 2011|Columns|5 Comments|

Hauntings in America — East Coast ghosts

Laura Townsend Elion begins a series on haunted places in America. This post focuses on the East Coast — Lizzie Borden, Concord/Lexington, Key West, Salem witches and Gettysburgh.

12 places and restaurants not to miss in Boston

Here's my Boston list of things to do that mixes tourist stuff with insider tips and a clutch of great restaurants where no one can go wrong.
By |August 4th, 2010|Today|5 Comments|