Monday, July 6, 2015

Travel

Lucas Manteca has been striving to distill the essence of land and sea at his bucolic Red Store in Cape May Point. With talented new chef de cuisine now on board to help, has he finally created one of the best restaurants at the Shore?
Lucas Manteca has been striving to distill the essence of land and sea at his bucolic Red Store in Cape May Point. With talented new chef de cuisine now on board to help, has he finally created one of the best restaurants at the Shore?
SOUSSE, Tunisia, June 30 (Reuters) - Tunisian shopkeeper Aghmi Bubaker doesn't need to be told that he is experiencing the worst threat yet to his forty-year career in tourism - the bullet hole in his battered green Mercedes Benz is a daily reminder.
Ocean City has something that no other place in New Jersey has. And it doesn't have anything to do with boardwalk attractions or the town's famed dry status.
The Inca Trail is a rite of passage. It is a religious experience, stretching from Peru's aptly named Sacred Valley, not too far from the city of Cusco, all the way to Machu Picchu. Really, it's only around 30 miles and can be traversed in a couple of days, but what it lacks in distance it makes up for in ecosystems, vistas, and ruins that are in no way ruinous.
The Milwaukee Art Museum says it hopes a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made of condoms will ignite a conversation about the AIDS epidemic in Africa and the role art plays in public discussions, director Dan Keegan said on Monday.
BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. - As the ferry pulled away from its dock in New London, Conn., glided past the General Dynamics submarine manufacturing plant, and steered toward its destination, one of five alpha males on the top deck - already delighting in the $5 domestic drafts available onboard - put back his head and stretched out his arms, as only an alpha would.
FINALE LIGURE, Italy - It was a perfect Sunday afternoon by the sea. Kids kicked soccer balls around or raced their bikes across the cobblestones of the compact piazza. Three sides of the square had centuries-old pastel houses with painted shutters and ironwork balconies. The fourth side opened onto the Mediterranean and was framed by an ornate triumphal arch.
What will be the biggest cruise ship in the world is now little more than a rendering. Planned for 227,000 gross registered tons, Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas had its final block of ship structure lowered into place at the STX France shipyards in Saint Nazaire last month.
 
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