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Archive: November 11, 2007 - November 17, 2007

Cellphones and Flying: Many Thumbs Down

Many of us hate the idea of cellphones being allowed in-flight. We all knew this was the case, didn't we? Well, the good folks at the International Airline Passenger Association (IAPA) conducted a survery to find out just how much we hate the idea, and the results are interesting: We...

By John Deiner | November 16, 2007; 10:06 AM ET | Comments (13)

Hedonism: It's Not Just a Resort Anymore

If you're like me, there's no vacation that can't be made better by a good stripper pole, which is why I was pleased to discover that the perennial bachelor party staple is more traveler-friendly than ever. In fact, stripper pole technology has advanced so far, it seems, that enthusiasts can...

By Scott Vogel | November 15, 2007; 7:04 AM ET | Comments (0)

French Transit Strike, Part Deux: What You Need to Know

Got a trip to Paris planned, or already there and wondering how to get around in light of the latest transit strike? Our intrepid correspondent Gayle Keck has been making her way -- on foot -- around the French capital today, and filed this report: Today was a lovely day...

By K.C. Summers | November 14, 2007; 1:42 PM ET | Comments (0)

Movie See, Movie Do

I'm a recent emigree from the Post's Weekend section, where I spent the last few years writing about movies and the people who make them. And I still have films on the brain. I love watching movies filmed in beautiful or exotic places, with as much attention paid to the...

By Christina Talcott | November 14, 2007; 6:35 AM ET | Comments (6)

California Tragedy Part II

Poor California. The Golden State has had a tough couple of weeks. The latest, as we all know, is the oil spill that occurred last Friday, unleashing 58,000 gallons of black goo into the San Francisco Bay. The photos of slick wildlife have been heart-breaking. Fortunately, according to Angela Jackson,...

By Andrea Sachs | November 13, 2007; 6:35 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Tourism Industry: Betting the House?

If one more person informs me that the present crisis in residential mortgages stems from people using their homes as ATMs, I'm going to go postal. (For a group that supposedly got duped on a mass scale, they certainly did some fancy wheeling and dealing.) Anyway, it's been reported ad...

By Scott Vogel | November 12, 2007; 12:45 PM ET | Comments (14)

 

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