Fontanafredda’s Barolos come from the prestigious Serralunga region.Fontanafredda Given winter’s sudden blasts of snow, I find myself dining happily at home a good deal and, since I don’t have to drive back from a restaurant meal, I tend to drink somewhat more full-bodied reds and allow myself an after-dinner drink while settling back for a
Airlines can’t get federal officials to sign off on new planes and routes amid the U.S. government shutdown, while keeping federal aviation workers furloughed or unpaid altogether threatens the country’s key aviation sector, industry members said Thursday.
(CNN) — Imagine if Central Park had been inspired by the gardens of a French palace. There would be spiral-patterned shrubs designed to resemble stars and flowers at every turn, a parade ground, a shooting range — and almost no open space. That was the vision that park engineer John J Rink submitted to a
(CNN) — If you’re heading to the Maldives for a holiday, there’s a strong chance your journey will include a flight on a sea plane. This popular Indian Ocean destination is made up of 26 atolls filled with over 1,000 islands occupied by dozens of resorts, all spread out over 90,000 square kilometers. As more
Many key historic attractions spread around the British Isles can be visited on a cruise. We have picked out a selection that are easily reachable on day trips from ports of call in England, Wales, the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland. For each we have highlighted the nearest port, and given approximate driving
The U.S. government shutdown continues to drag on, past 19 days today with no end in sight. One agency feeling the impact is the Food and Drug Administration, which is responsible for conducting routine food safety inspections in food production and food-processing facilities throughout the United States. Without federal funding, the FDA’s routine food safety inspections can’t be scheduled as
(CNN) — When 2019 started off with a beloved toy gone missing and a child in tears, the January blues hit hard for Anna Pickard. The San Francisco-based creative director had just arrived from a family vacation in sunny Hawaii when she made the awful discovery that someone hadn’t made the flight. Sutro, her son’s
They are such a fundamental part of the modern airport experience that you might almost have forgotten they exist – scanning down the terminal departures board for the name of your destination, and all but overlooking the small combination of digits and numbers that waits alongside. But a flight number is more than a random
Set in some of the most beautiful scenery in the American West and covered in blankets of snow for months, these dude ranches offer a secluded yet active winter getaway for all ages. Whether for skiing or enjoying seasonal activities like sleigh rides and snowmobiling, these ranches have it all when the weather turns cold.
Jan. 10, 2019 — The Distilled Spirits Council says tax and shipment records from Colorado, Washington and Oregon show legal marijuana does not impact alcohol sales.Getty Weighing in on an issue that weighs heavily on alcoholic beverage suppliers, the Distilled Spirits Council released new research that shows the sale of legalized marijuana does not impact
Transportation Security Administration screeners at U.S. airports are facing their first missed paychecks as an impasse between President Donald Trump and lawmakers over funding for a new barriers at the U.S. border extends what is already one of the longest-ever government shutdowns.
(CNN) — Carved out of four city blocks in the center of a tiny island in the Indian Ocean — Chinatown near Port Louis’ central market in Mauritius — is an assault on the senses. Ground spices, aromatic vegetables and restaurants serving up Asian cuisines invite visitors. It’s colorfully painted, white, red and blue wooden
(CNN) — National parks aren’t just forests filled with scenic trails. They are national treasures that hold years of history and monuments that represent our nation’s heritage. That’s why these citizens feel the need to keep them clean as the partial government shutdown in the United States continues. “We are taking this extraordinary step to
Riviera Travel has been providing luxury escorted European and worldwide escapes for 35 years. This award winning and market-leading company also specialises in exclusive river cruises on the Rhine and superb city breaks to Eastern Europe. Telegraph readers are most impressed with the diversity of their tours, the professionalism and knowledge of the local guides,
ForkCourtesy of Getty Royalty Free As we rang in 2019, a new type of food meme was making the rounds: calculators to measure the carbon footprint of our diets. With the benefit of new reports, books and the ongoing work of key organizations, we are more aware than ever that what we put on our
(CNN) — The future looks interesting for air passengers, with a raft of new designs in the pipeline promising faster planes capable of taking people on longer flights in greater comfort. Boeing’s latest innovation in the field is an extremely thin, folding wing that it says will let planes fly at just below the speed
London’s Heathrow Airport briefly halted departures Tuesday after a report of a drone sighting, less than a month after a similar event crippled operations at another major U.K. airport.
Having the right kit can make or break a ski holiday, but with so much choice on the high street, it’s hard to know where to begin. With the ski season in full swing now’s the perfect time to make sure you have everything sorted before your next trip to the mountains. What clothing will I
Chef Jose Andres’ Jaleo is offering free food to federal employees. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz) A recent spate of natural disasters have prompted some impressive responses from restaurant owners. Think Hurricanes Harvey and Maria, and the floods that followed, which led to volunteer efforts by a number of chefs. Now, the government shutdown is prompting