Month: September 2021

United Airlines pilot Steve Lindland receives a COVID-19 vaccine from RN Sandra Manella at United’s onsite clinic at O’Hare International Airport on March 09, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images United Airlines said the number of staff facing firing because they weren’t vaccinated against Covid-19 dropped from 593 Monday to 320 people on Thursday. United over the
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You have to respect a whisky that’s reached middle age—or beyond. And as far as I’m concerned, there’s no mandatory retirement age for whiskies of this caliber. By the time they’re eligible for an AARP card, you’re usually drinking something incredibly special—something that deserves more than thirty minutes of your time. After all, it took
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Futuristic architecture reflects a new attitude about wine The wine region of Rioja in northern Spain is a terrific example of what’s old is new again. At 96 years old, she is the oldest Designation of Origin (DOC) in the country. But the current generation of winemaking rebukes that dusty image, making Rioja a hot
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These are unusual times, and the state of affairs can change quickly. Please check the latest travel guidance before making your journey. Some hotels were reviewed pre-pandemic. The emirate that built the world’s tallest building is big on design, and its ground-breaking architecture extends far beyond the 830-metre-high Burj Khalifa. Many of Dubai’s hotels are
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United Airlines pilot Steve Lindland receives a COVID-19 vaccine from RN Sandra Manella at United’s onsite clinic at O’Hare International Airport on March 09, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images The deadline for United Airlines employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19 has passed, opening the door to termination as early as Tuesday
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(CNN) — The water is cold and shouting echoes across the river. As the boat approaches the rapids, a roar goes up to hold still, before a shout of “PADDLE” and the six rafters dig into the tumbling waters in an impressively synchronized display. As they are released by the rapids with barely a splash
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From 4am on Wednesday September 22, eight countries were removed from the travel red-list, including holiday favourite Turkey. Other countries to come off the list included the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Egypt, Oman, Pakistan and Bangladesh.  A number of popular destinations remain on the red list, including South Africa and the Seychelles. Vast swathes of
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England is to move to a new system for foreign travel under which countries will either be categorised as high risk, requiring hotel quarantine for returning Britons, or low risk.  The UK Government announced on September 17 that it would be replacing its traffic light system for foreign travel with a two-tier system. The previous green
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Scusi! Move over, France because Italy is coming after your cheese lovers! Italian cheese used to be somewhat of an obscurity—or defined only by its most popular entrants on the international market: Parmesan and mozzarella. Fine cheeses and those produced by local makers were closely held secrets or the domain of established restaurants, says New
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