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Tune out cable news and turn away fear
"But the more I travel, the clearer it seems to me: Fear is for people who don't get out much. These people don't see the world firsthand, so their opinions end up being shaped by sensationalistic media coverage geared toward selling ads. Sadly, fear-mongering politicians desperate for your vote pile on too."
rick.steves  travel  fear  FUD  politics  news 
december 2015 by taestell
The Weekend Escape Plan - Cincinnati
"Explore the heart of new Cincinnati with a midday stroll through Washington Park. Though it was a hangout for drug dealers as recently as 2010, a $48 million mega-face-lift has completely transformed the park."
cincinnati  travel 
january 2015 by taestell
Hotel at former SCPA building will be among first of its kind in U.S.
An AC Hotel is coming to the former School for the Creative and Performing Arts in Over-the-Rhine.
ac.hotels  hotels  urban.development  over-the-rhine  cincinnati  travel 
november 2013 by taestell
Hip Northside makes Cincinnati perk
As [Northside] has changed - there are still rough parts - Hamilton Avenue has become a place where pedestrians come to shop for records, midcentury modern furniture, vintage clothing and fine art. And at night, eat at fine restaurants.
cincinnati  northside  travel 
june 2013 by taestell
Chinatown buses offer direct overnight travel from Cincinnati to New York City
"According to a recent article from the Atlantic Cities, Chinatown bus service does run direct from New York City to Cincinnati. UrbanCincy investigated the claim and found that there are actually two Chinatown bus services that have established direct bus service from New York City to Cincinnati as well as Dayton and Columbus."
chinatown.buses  buses  transit  transportation  cincinnati  new.york  travel 
june 2013 by taestell
A Traveler’s Lament — This Happened to Me
"Baggage handlers and TSA are also able to interact with luggage in a virtually prosecution free room, being encouraged to handle, touch, inspect, and manage tens of thousands of bags and boxes every day."
tra  transportation  travel  aviation  luggage  from instapaper
may 2013 by taestell
Confrontation With TSA Agent Leaves Grandpa's Ashes On Floor
Woman takes her grandfather's human remains through airport security. TSA agent accidentally spills contents of jar, starts laughing as the woman attempts to pick up remains.
tsa  travel  transportation  politics  aviation 
june 2012 by taestell
Cincinnati fights its way back into hearts of hip and trendy
The Cleveland Plain Dealer writes about the great things happening in Cincinnati's downtown, on the riverfront, and in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.
cincinnati  urbanism  travel  over-the-rhine 
june 2012 by taestell
CNN Hires Bourdain, in a Bet on Lifting Stalled Ratings
The network wants to focus less on politics and add more "appointment viewing."
media  cnn  news  anthony.bourdain  travel  from instapaper
june 2012 by taestell
The frequent fliers who flew too much
American Airlines is regretting their decision to sell lifetime unlimited flight passes in the 1980's.
travel  American.Airlines  aviation  transportation 
may 2012 by taestell
Hotel Wifi JavaScript Injection
"I’m paying $368 a night for a hotel room, and this is how I get treated."
tech  travel  wifi  ads  advertising  from instapaper
april 2012 by taestell
Hub changes hit Cincinnati hard
"Cincinnati, where Delta once had more than 600 daily departures, has now shrunk to the carrier’s smallest hub with roughly 130 flights a day."
cincinnati  travel  aviation  delta  cvg  from instapaper
november 2011 by taestell
EU Bans Airport X-Ray Machines
"The simple fact is that even a 'low' x-ray exposure increases cancer risk, if only by a small amount. If you fly frequently, those small amounts add up."
aviation  travel  security  cancer  eu  tsa  from instapaper
november 2011 by taestell

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