Bang & Olufsen EarSet 3
Listen up — the Danish audio powerhouse has introduced its first stereo headset with built-in microphone. Doubling as a cell phone headset and MP3 player earphones, the EarSet 3 works with any music-capable mobile phone and is compatible with the Apple iPhone. Developed to closely match the contours and curves of each ear and crafted from anodized aluminum, the unique design ensures that no sound escapes — and it won’t fall off, even during vigorous activity. In true sleek and stylish Euro-style, it also comes with a chic leather carrying case. $200. (http://www.bang-olufsen.com)
Solio Magnesium Solar Hybrid Charger
C’mon, go green: It’s getting easier than ever thanks to products like the Solio Mg. The most powerful and efficient hybrid charger on the market, it provides users with an additional 25 minutes of cell phone talk time or 50 minutes of MP3 music with just one hour of sunlight. And it’s compatible with hundreds of handheld devices, including iPod, iPhone, digital cameras, smart phones, Bluetooth headsets and handheld gaming consoles. $199.99. (http://www.solio.com)
Casio ELIXIM Zoom EX-Z150
This super-slim, sporty camera offers lots of punch in a petite package, including a wide-angle zoom lens, 3-inch LCD monitor and 8.1-megapixel resolution. There’s also a CCD-shift antishake function and face-detection technology. Just 3.8 inches wide by 2.26 inches high and .79 inches thick (.74 inches at its thinnest section), it comes in silver, black, red, pink or green. And the price is just as pretty as the color palette. $199.99. (http://www.casio.com)
WowWee Rovio Mobile Webcam
Talk about cool: this mobile Webcam is a WiFi-enabled home and office explorer that you can control remotely from anywhere in the world using a Web-enabled device like a PC or Mac, cell or smart phone, PDA or even a video game console. Its TrueTrack Navigation System enables it to locate the position of objects in its environment and navigate from place to place with pinpoint accuracy. With just an Internet connection, users can see and hear exactly what the Rovio sees and hears in real time, from any vacation spot, airport or other location around the world. WowWee indeed! $299. (http://www.wowwee.com)
oneworld is an alliance of 13 world-leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and connecting you to more than 1,100 destinations around the world.
SINCE ABOUT 2000, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has been the busiest airport not only in the United States but also in the world. Each year more than 100 million passengers pass through the gateway, so it only makes sense the airport continues to evolve.
DON’T EXPECT TURIN TO FIT your image of Italy. It’s Italian, all right — the evening passeggiata and a love of good food and wine are alive and well. But you’ll look in vain for medieval cobbled streets, crumbling castles and works by Michelangelo (who never set foot here). Instead, although you’ll find some Roman ruins, you’ll also find a faux medieval village, a world-class film museum and a café life that rivals Vienna’s. You and your family will have fun here.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
TODAY, JUNIOR THERRIAULT calls Chicago home, where he serves as general manager of Juniper at Claridge House Hotel, but before arriving in the Windy City, he worked around the world, learning from the best professionals in the industry. In addition to hotels and Michelin-starred dining experience, Therriault also owned a successful catering business and boasts numerous wins from food competitions around the globe.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
DURING THE 1920S AND ’30S, Shanghai was known as the Paris of the Orient — glamorous and decadent with a vibrant nightlife. A century later, Shanghai still parties hard. Most bars and clubs stay open until 3 a.m.; some don’t close their doors until 5 a.m.