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Make Way for the Travel Agents. Again.

Make Way for the Travel Agents. Again.

Make Way for the Travel Agents. Again. Make Way for the Travel Agents. Again. Nicole Piatak, a nanny from Stow, Ohio, began working with Ms. Bendel in the fall of 2019 to plan her honeymoon, a six-day trip to Hawaii, in October 2020. “I love travel and adventure, but planning can be very overwhelming and exhausting for me,” Ms. Piatak, …

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It’s Not Just You: Many Are Placing Bets on Summer Travel

It’s Not Just You: Many Are Placing Bets on Summer Travel

It’s Not Just You: Many Are Placing Bets on Summer Travel It’s Not Just You: Many Are Placing Bets on Summer Travel On March 11, President Biden gave the country a preliminary timetable for returning to normalcy. In a prime-time address, he directed states to make all adults eligible for vaccination by May 1. “A July 4 with your loved …

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Birds by the Billions: A Guide to Spring’s Avian Parade

Birds by the Billions: A Guide to Spring’s Avian Parade

Birds by the Billions: A Guide to Spring’s Avian Parade Birds by the Billions: A Guide to Spring’s Avian Parade At Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, for instance, which abuts Willapa National Wildlife Refuge and Willapa Bay, you might catch sight of a pelagic species like a sooty shearwater, while hundreds of thousands of shorebirds like black-bellied plovers work the wet …

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Empty Middle Seats on Planes Cut Coronavirus Risk in Study

Empty Middle Seats on Planes Cut Coronavirus Risk in Study

Empty Middle Seats on Planes Cut Coronavirus Risk in Study Empty Middle Seats on Planes Cut Coronavirus Risk in Study Keeping the middle seats vacant during a flight could reduce passengers’ exposure to airborne coronavirus by 23 to 57 percent, researchers reported in a new study that modeled how aerosolized viral particles spread through a simulated airplane cabin. “Farther is …

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Can You Get a ‘Vaccine Passport’? And Other Questions, Answered

Can You Get a 'Vaccine Passport'? And Other Questions, Answered

Can You Get a ‘Vaccine Passport’? And Other Questions, Answered Can You Get a ‘Vaccine Passport’? And Other Questions, Answered With all American adults soon to be eligible for Covid-19 vaccines and businesses and international borders reopening, a fierce debate has kicked off across the United States over whether a digital health certificate (often and somewhat misleadingly called a “vaccine …

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House Hunting in Portugal: A Light-Filled Retreat Near the Atlantic Coast

House Hunting in Portugal: A Light-Filled Retreat Near the Atlantic Coast

House Hunting in Portugal: A Light-Filled Retreat Near the Atlantic Coast House Hunting in Portugal: A Light-Filled Retreat Near the Atlantic Coast A Modern Five-Bedroom House in Sintra, Portugal $3.6 MILLION (3 MILLION EUROS) This contemporary villa sits on nearly three acres in the tourist-friendly town of Sintra, about three miles from Portugal’s southwestern coastline and about 25 miles west …

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How Do You Write an Anthony Bourdain Book Without Anthony Bourdain?

How Do You Write an Anthony Bourdain Book Without Anthony Bourdain?

How Do You Write an Anthony Bourdain Book Without Anthony Bourdain? How Do You Write an Anthony Bourdain Book Without Anthony Bourdain? Over the course of the book, Ms. Woolever never makes the claim that the guide is comprehensive — and the end result does feel incomplete and unbalanced. The countries of Ghana, Ireland and Lebanon get three pages apiece; …

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Like Many Before Them, a Band of Friends Find Respite on Fire Island

Like Many Before Them, a Band of Friends Find Respite on Fire Island Like Many Before Them, a Band of Friends Find Respite on Fire Island Standing, from left: DONCHRISTIAN JONES, artist and musician, 31; DAVID VELASCO, editor in chief of Artforum, 42; HANNAH BLACK, artist and writer, 39; NICOLE EISENMAN, artist, 56; SARAH NICOLE PRICKETT, writer, 34; LAURYN SIEGEL, …

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Last Summer, Luca Guadagnino Found Solace With Friends

Last Summer, Luca Guadagnino Found Solace With Friends Last Summer, Luca Guadagnino Found Solace With Friends From left: LUCA GUADAGNINO, filmmaker, 49; ALESSIO BOLZONI, photographer, 41; GIUPPY D’AURA, writer and fashion history lecturer, 36; FERNANDA PÉREZ, makeup artist, 51; and FRIDA RUGGIERI, student, 13. Photographed at the Quintocanto Hotel & Spa in Palermo, Italy, on Aug. 28, 2020. Friends Who …

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Help! I Want to Go to Europe in August. Is This a Pipe Dream?

Help! I Want to Go to Europe in August. Is This a Pipe Dream?

Help! I Want to Go to Europe in August. Is This a Pipe Dream? Help! I Want to Go to Europe in August. Is This a Pipe Dream? Dear Tripped Up, My husband and I are currently planning a trip to Ireland, Portugal and Italy for August and September. We are only reserving hotels with free cancellation policies and our …

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