Guest Bathroom: Pictures of Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
Who Wants a Pleistocene-Era Backyard?
While casting about for feel-good stories, we remembered the lost and starving Magellanic penguins that were airlifted to safety by the Brazilian army last fall. The young penguins, whose home is in the southern Atlantic, had wandered too far north, washing up on the warm beaches of Brazil by the hundreds, and the situation looked grim when "animal-welfare activists loaded the birds onto a Brazilian air force cargo plane and flew them 1,550 miles to the country's southern coast, where a crowd of onlookers celebrated as the penguins marched back into the sea." Definite feel-good material.
Top Chefs Unite to End Hunger
On January 26, chef Bradford Thompson will kick off his Tasteful Pursuit dinner tour at New York's Lever House Restaurant. Along with chef Terrance Brennan and chocolatier Jacques Torres, Thompson will sear and sautée to help Share Our Strength end childhood hunger in America.
Travel and the Oscars
Forget about the new president, the skyrocketing unemployment, or even George Clooney's latest acting turn. The real news this week is the announcement of the Academy Award nominations! And why do we care? Because this is one of the most travel-centric collections of films the Oscars have ever seen.
Should your Disney World resort have table service restaurants?
Take the Disney World Hotels test, a quick and fun quiz that helps you select the best hotel for your next trip. This question is: Do you want a resort with table-service restaurants?