Travel News – April 27th 2012 to April 29th 2012

Travel news – April 27th 2012 to April 29th 2012:

  • A Profile of London by A.A. Gill – NYTimes.com
    “If New York is a wise guy, Paris a coquette, Rome a gigolo and Berlin a wicked uncle, then London is an old lady who mutters and has the second sight.” A Londoner reviews his town.

  • 36 Hours in East London – NYTimes.com
    Diverse shops, ethnic restaurants and cutting-edge clubs collide to produce the city’s trendiest area.

  • Six Nights in Turkey, from $1,999 With Air – posted this over on Frommer's : Travel to Turkey this spring and save nearly $300 per person with this affordable package, which includes airfare and six nights' hotel.
  • British Airways marks 85 years since the first inflight meal service
    British Airways) introduced the Silverwing branded air service on the London to Paris route. The flight offered the first luxury onboard meal service. A male

  • Should Rome Open a Romaland Theme Park? – Sean O'Neill recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
    View from the Bernini Hotel in Rome

    The Eternal City (Courtesy matteopenzo/Flickr)
  • 7 Best (And Worst) Museums To Visit On An Empty Stomach – Valerie Rains recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:

    Some folks plan whole trips around a restaurant (or ten), a signature dish, or an edible obsession. (I once vowed to eat gelato three times a day during an 11–day trip through Italy with a girlfriend—and we both held up our end of the bargain.) But simply eating something doesn’t always deliver context—which is what makes the food part of travel so fascinating, and why we devote a whole issue of our magazine to the topic each year (find our May/June Food Issue on newsstands now!). So here, we present seven museums across the country that have built entire exhibitions around a type of cuisine, a way of eating, or even a single ingredient. (Some even let you try the goods, too.) No, it’s not the same as eating your way through the best little pastry shops in Paris—but you just might learn something.

  • What Your Klout Score Really Means | Epicenter | Wired.com
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    – Seth Stevenson
    Photo: Garry McLeod
    Last spring Sam Fiorella was recruited for a VP position at a large Toronto marketing agency. With 15 years of experience consulting for major brands like AOL, Ford, and Kraft, Fiorella felt confident in his qualifications. But midway through the interview, he was caught off guard when his interviewer asked him for his Klout score. Fiorella hesitated awkwardly before confessing that he had no idea what a Klout score was.

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