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Archive: July 29, 2007 - August 4, 2007

Hip Hotel Watch

Hey, ye roadsters who like to stay on the cusp of trends, take note of the upcoming openings of a handful of fresh, innovative hotels. Located in different parts of the U.S. -- Tacoma, Miami, Boston, North Carolina -- they're all well outside the typical chain lodging box. 1. The...

By Gary Lee | August 2, 2007; 9:33 AM ET | Comments (1)

Man Bites Dog: Passport Success Stories!

Have you delayed or canceled your travel plans for this summer because you don't have a passport and thought it was hopeless to apply for one at this point? Brace yourself: The formerly beleaguered Passport Office really seems to have turned things around. We've published plenty of items about the...

By K.C. Summers | August 1, 2007; 9:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Overloaded Camera Bag Seeks New Gadgets to Play With

In researching a piece for our upcoming Photo Contest issue (the winners of our annual contest will be announced in the Aug. 19 issue), I've come across a zillion and one "I want that" photo gadgets and gizmos. At, for example, I fell in love with " target="new"> this...

By Anne McDonough | July 31, 2007; 7:46 AM ET | Comments (0)

Victory for Disabled Air Passengers

I never knew airlines could turn away disabled passengers, but discovered they could in the U.K. prior to last week, when a new law went into effect making it illegal to turn away people with either a temporary disability, like a broken leg, or a permanent disability, like the sort...

By Cindy Loose | July 30, 2007; 8:57 AM ET | Comments (0)


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