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Archive: October 21, 2007 - October 27, 2007

Moscow Calling: Tips for the Trip

Fresh from a week in the capital of Russia, I've learned a few things, even though I'm fairly familiar with the city. My first tip: Use the subway. Travelers unfamiliar with the city should study a map of the system on the way over and hop on it as frequently...

By Gary Lee | October 26, 2007; 11:38 AM ET | Comments (4)

The California Fires: What's Happening Now

San Diego is trying to return to some semblance of normalcy, at least for tourists. While fires are still raging north, east and south of the city, the Santa Ana winds were expected to end today and more humid ocean air is supposed to start moving in. The mayor recently...

By John Deiner | October 25, 2007; 2:29 PM ET | Comments (0)

In D.C., It's Easy Going Green

Eco travelers rejoice! You don't have to go to Costa Rica to take advantage of eco-friendly lodging. In keeping with the movement across the hotel industry to go green, a couple of properties in Washington are moving to make their properties more ecologically correct. * Residence Inn Capitol by Marriott...

By Gary Lee | October 25, 2007; 1:41 PM ET | Comments (0)

San Diego Fires: What Travelers Will See

The subject line in my friend Linda's email yesterday said it all: FIRE!!! "Here's what I woke up to at 2:30 a.m.," she wrote. "James called, 'Mom, you'd better get up. It's on its way." A photo accompanying the email showed a ridge of flames on the hill above her...

By Carol Sottili | October 24, 2007; 11:59 AM ET | Comments (1)

Watch Out: Air France Strike Underway

- The Air France strike which began Thursday is scheduled to end tonight, but repercussions could continue as the airline recovers. Today the airline announced that it is making "preventative" cancellations by guessing how many flight attendants will and will not show up. Check the Air France website for updates....

By Cindy Loose | October 24, 2007; 10:16 AM ET | Comments (6)

Trip Info: Southern California

The reports from Southern California are heartbreaking. Wildfires continue to engulf some of the most gorgeous real estate in our country, not to mention many of the top vacation destinations on our turf. Malibu. San Diego. Santa Barbara. Los Angeles. How bad is it? Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger recently declared a...

By Andrea Sachs | October 23, 2007; 7:01 AM ET | Comments (1)

We're No. 6!

Can't have too many travel blogs, right? Well, as a matter of fact, you sooo can. And obviously you've got great taste in travel blogs if you're reading this one. But to help travelers figure out which online musings are most worthy of their time, the folks at IgoUgo, which...

By K.C. Summers | October 22, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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