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Celeb Chef Gordon Ramsey whisks into Las Vegas

Hot-tempered Gordon Ramsay will be unpacking his knives in Las Vegas — the latest in a long line of celeb chefs to open a restaurant there. The Hell’s Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares star, whose self-titled three-star Michelin London eatery launched more than a dozen other eateries around the world, plans to open the 274-seat Gordon […]

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T Magazine: Blanket Statement | Quilting for a Cause

“I may be their most passionate member,” says the snow-white-haired designer Natalie Chanin of the Southern Foodways Alliance (S.F.A.), a nonprofit dedicated to preserving the culinary heritage of the American South. For years, it’s been Chanin’s calling to preserve the textile traditions of Florence, Ala., with her clothing line, Alabama Chanin. So when the S.F.A. […]

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Travel insurance complaints soar as firms use medical ‘get-out clauses’ to withhold payments

By Emma Reynolds Last updated at 11:15 AM on 4th January 2012 Travel insurers have been blasted after a record numbers of complaints were made by Britons who felt cheated by medical ‘get-out’ clauses.  An investigation by Which?, the consumer group, has accused insurers of changing terms after the policies are sold, often leaving British […]

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Start Planning Your Nebraska Vacation

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 12, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — The 2012 Nebraska Travel Guide is now available. Request your free copy today and discover more than 180 pages brimming with striking photography, useful maps and information. The guide has everything you need to rediscover the road trip in Nebraska. Travelers will find ideas for exploring the […]

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Silversea Cruises adding 11 ports in 2013

This item was written by Larry Bleiberg, former travel editor of The Dallas Morning News and Coastal Living magazine. Bleiberg is serving as Guest Editor of The Cruise Log while USA TODAY Cruise Editor Gene Sloan is away. Luxury line Silversea has announced big plans for 2013, adding 11 ports across the globe from Quebec […]

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Hotel Indigo Nashville owners battle in court

A makeover project at the Hotel Indigo near Nashville’s Music Row has landed in court, the Tennessean reports. One owner of the hotel filed suit against his business partner, alleging misuse of $2 million intended to renovate the hotel, which is part of InterContinental Hotels Group’s boutique-style chain, the story says. Will the courtroom battle […]

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St. Thomas says its water shortage is solved

This item was written by Larry Bleiberg, former travel editor of The Dallas Morning News and Coastal Living magazine. Bleiberg is serving as Guest Editor of The Cruise Log while USA TODAY Cruise Editor Gene Sloan is away. St. Thomas, which has been affected by a water shortage since November, has fixed its water system, […]

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36 Hours: Oaxaca, Mexico

Friday 3 p.m.1. SMOKE AND MEATS Start at the culinary heart of the city, the Mercado 20 de Noviembre, which occupies an entire city block south of Aldama (between 20 de Noviembre and Cabrera), where family-run fondas — food stalls with colorful signs, long counters and short stools — sell Oaxacan staples like chicken with […]

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British skiers support speed cameras and breathalysers on the slopes, study finds

By Travelmail Reporter Last updated at 3:17 PM on 12th January 2012 British skiers have said they would back road-style policing on the slopes, including speed cameras, speed limit signs and breathalysers, according to a new study. Research published by More Than Travel Insurance found that 92 per cent of Britons favour the kind of […]

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