Travel news – November 17th 2012 to November 26th 2012:
- Travel Troubleshooter: After the Storm, Who has Your Refund? – posted this over on Frommer's : The recent superstorm and series of nor'easters that slammed into the East Coast grounded tens of thousands of travelers. Fortunately, most travel companies waived their usual rules, offering those delayed by the storms a refund or a credit. But not all travel companies.
- European Art Outside the Museum; The Monuments Men – This week on the Travel with Rick Steves Podcast:
You don't have to go inside a museum to experience great art. We look at some of the ways Europeans love to embellish their every-day scene. Also, Robert Edsel shares stories of the people who helped rescue the masterpieces of Western art from the Nazis, during and after World War Two, and how their work continues today.
- 7 Ways to Snag an Affordable Winter Getaway – posted this over on Frommer's : It's that time of year again. The air is cooler, summer memories are fading, school is in full swing, and the whole family is itching to get away for a few days.
- Cruise Deals for Monday, November 26 – posted this over on Frommer's : Pick a sea and see it from a boat. We've got cruise deals for the Atlantic, Pacific, Caribbean and Mediterrean.
- Frommer’s 5 Deals for November 21, 2012 – posted this over on Frommer's : Our weekly round-up of nifty vacation deals includes discounts on the Sands at Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos, an air-and-hotel package to Las Vegas, an escorted tour of California, a week in Ireland, and a systemwide third night free offer at Sofitel hotels.
- Frommer’s Airfare Deals for the Week of November 21, 2012 – posted this over on Frommer's : We've got seats on sale for Southwest, AirTran, Porter and Air China, plus we delve into the mysteries of airlines' boarding procedures.
- Irish Cuisine; Taming the Columbia River – This week on the Travel with Rick Steves Podcast:
Ireland's Celtic Tiger economic boom improved the quality and variety of what the Irish like to eat. We'll look at trends in Irish cuisine from its culinary capital of Kinsale in County Cork. We'll also examine the effects of the Columbia River's massive hydropower dams that fuel the Pacific Northwest, where the price of cheap energy goes beyond what shows up on the electric bill.