Sinatra’s old Tahoe resort to get major makeover (Seattle Times).
Cruising like a Pro- an insider’s perspective (Saverocity).
The Delicate Protocol of Hugging (WSJ). I am not into hugging, nice to see this piece.
Visiting Egypt in crisis: The pyramids are quiet (San Francisco Chronicle). Hawkers clinging to moving vehicles to attempt a sale.
A Hollywood studio where dogs learn to fly (The Dallas Morning News).
The Many Mysteries of Air Travel (NYT Pogue’s Posts).
Quinoa Faces a Backlash (WSJ). That and kale. I happen to enjoy both.
Ikea at last cracks China market, but success has meant adapting to local ways (South China Morning Post). I have not been to one in 5+ years and had no idea how many resident sleepers they new have daily.
Chinese airlines moving away from young, delicate flight attendants? Airlines recruit ‘kind’ older flight attendants (Shanghai Daily).
Shanghai-Beijing flights see improving punctuality rate as airspace freed up (Shanghai Daily). Finally the military gives in a little.
Starwood and AAA Have Reduced Rates at ‘Roadside’ Hotels This Fall with US road trip online planner (Hotel Chatter).