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Travel Tips
Feb 14, 2020

The Art of Dessert Pairing with Executive Chef Jorge Oliveira, Rosen Shingle Creek

Pairing flavors is all the rage these days. Since no one wants to ruin dessert, we asked Executive Chef Jorge Oliveira at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida, to give us a quick course in choosing a dessert to complete a meal without ruining the main course experience. Here’s what he had to say:

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

Travel Tips
Jan 2, 2020

Finesse Your Fitness On the Road

Even if you’re traveling in a luxury compartment aboard the Orient Express, it’s easy to go off the rails with health and exercise goals when traveling. An expert in nutrition and keeping fit while on the go, author and celebrity fitness instructor Phil Catudal is a National Academy of Sports Medicine-certified personal trainer who’s helped celebrities, including Emily Deschanel, Van Jones and Alan Ruck achieve their best bodies. His book Just Your Type: The Ultimate Guide to Eating and Training Right for Your Body offers a comprehensive guide to maximizing your fitness efforts based on body type, while offering inspirational personal stories and valuable insight in nutrition and science to help attain and maintain optimal fitness levels.

Travel Tips
Aug 5, 2019

Introduce Your Kids to a World of Adventure

As any traveling parent knows, life on the road is an adventure all its own. Some people embody that concept more fully than others. Take Taylor Zajonc, a maritime historian, dad, shipwreck expert and modern-day buccaneer whose past includes exploring the mysterious waters of the Bermuda Triangle while on a submersible three miles beneath the surface of the ocean.

Make the Most of Hamad International Airport When Transferring

Making travel plans can be exciting; did you know planning on how to spend time at the airport the right way can enrich the overall trip experience? As a transfer hub, traveling through Doha's Hamad International Airport is a unique experience, as waiting never feels like waiting at one of the best airports in the world.

Budget
Dec 14, 2018

How to Expect the Unexpected in Holiday Travel

Every holiday season, people bring up that old adage about how a journey can be at least as much fun as the destination. However, this often proves to be the exception to the rule — especially with stripped-down economy cabins, spiking holiday fares, added luggage and flight expenses, changes in routes and other complications involved with logistics.