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Delta: All Shuttle flights now have in-flight Wi-Fi

Delta Air Lines says installed in-flight Wi-Fi on all of its Delta Shuttle aircraft that fly between New York LaGuardia and both Boston and Washington Reagan National. Delta also brands its frequent service between LaGuardia and Chicago O’Hare as Delta Shuttle. “We are thrilled that Wi-Fi is now available to our Delta Shuttle customers as […]

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Check In, Check Out: Hotel Review: Ohla Hotel, Barcelona

An ultramodern experiment just steps from the Gothic quarter. Its rooms, some of which feature glass-enclosed shower stalls as centerpieces, start at 190 euros (about $245 at $1.30 to the euro). BASICS This 74-room boutique hotel opened last February as a funky-chic alternative to the old Catalan accommodations typical of this ancient city, The exterior […]

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Young female snowboarders most likely to suffer injuries on the slopes

Travel agency, cheap.co.uk has used its recent travel insurance claims data to compile the most common ski injuries and those most likely to get hurt. Young, female snowboarders are the most likely to suffer injuries on the ski slopes.   Snowboarders are most likely to suffer from wrist or shoulder injuries and many injuries were […]

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Tasty Travels

While on vacation, would you indulge in a cooking class by a sizzling hot chef? What about imbibe in a fun, educational wine tasting? Or a farm tour, in which you meet the grower, pick the produce and savor a lunch outdoors? If so, you are not alone. In fact, culinary tourism, wine tourism and […]

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Reports: Shaky outlook for Vision Airlines

Vision Airlines’ experiment with regularly scheduled commercial airline service is facing considerable headwinds, according to media reports coming out of the cities served by the carrier. Many of Vision’s routes and destinations that make up its current flight schedule may not continue into April, according to the reports. Vision, which had been in the charter […]

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Heads Up: In Cartagena, Colombia, the Once Dangerous Getsemaní District Comes Into Its Own

“Five years ago, we couldn’t sit here like this,” said one of the women, Diana Herrera Ordosgoitia. “It was just too dangerous. Most of the houses were in very bad shape; there were a lot of drugs and prostitution. Now this is becoming part of the past.” As Cartagena’s old walled city is filling up […]

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Travel advice: airline ‘seat sale’ complaint, gap year insurance, and a tour of Carcassonne and Albi

For chapter and verse on the Cathars, you could join an October tour with Martin Randall Travel (020 8742 3355; martinrandall.com) based in Toulouse and with excursions to Albi and Carcassonne. The eight-day tour is led by Dr Alexandra Gajewski and costs £2,520 per person including flights and most meals. Alternatively, go it alone on […]

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First class team, second class travel: How Powell makes sure Charlton keep …

By Mick Collins Last updated at 10:50 PM on 25th February 2012 Chris Powell’s Charlton side may be heading inexorably for promotion to the Championship next season, but even when strolling down a railway platform the manager remains alert to an unexpected challenge. ‘Oi! It’s you, isn’t it?’ shouts a figure through the doors of […]

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Relive past presidential campaigns at D.C.’s Newseum

A new exhibit, Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press, which opened last week at the museum and will be updated with material from the long campaign season ahead. It also includes relics of presidents and comics from long before Saturday Night Live. There are handwritten notes by the candidate John F. Kennedy during […]

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Surfacing: Nashville’s East Rebounds From Tough Times

The year 1998 was a significant one for East Nashville, an area that comprises several small neighborhoods directly across the Cumberland River from the Tennessee capital’s downtown. The locale, which had already fallen on tough times, got even shoddier when a tornado ripped through the community, wreaking havoc on its infrastructure . Yet, in hindsight, […]

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