This ultimate portable workspace is an ideal companion for anyone traveling with a laptop. Weighing less than a pound, the Tripad Traveler supports laptops up to 10 pounds and is designed to quickly mount on the telescopic handles of most rolling luggage. It’s great for working while waiting in an airport or train station, or for entertaining children with a computer movie at an airport gate. Made from recycled plastic, it fits inside a standard laptop bag, tote or briefcase. Available in black, white, silver and blue. $39.95.
This new mobile app and emergency ID network, the first of its kind, helps you prepare for worst-case scenarios away from home. Use the service to store your important medical information and documents (like a copy of your passport) and share it with selected family and friends. A free, 24-hour response service contacts your family and forwards your information to first responders in an emergency. Attach the provided tags, cards and stickers to your wallet, keychain and luggage to direct first responders to the right information. If you lose your passport, log onto EmergencyLink from your phone to access an uploaded copy. Free.
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga Ultrabook
Introducing a unique twist (quite literally) on the traditional laptop design: The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga, the world’s first multimode Ultrabook. Equipped with a hinge that allows the 10-point multitouch display to swing open a full 360 degrees, the laptop functions in four modes: laptop, tablet, stand and tent. Use it in laptop mode to work on a presentation, or put it in tent mode to watch a movie on an airplane. The 13.3-inch convertible device can be configured with up to an Intel Core i7 processor, a 256GB solid state drive (SSD) and 8GB of memory. Designed for Windows 8. $1,100 (base price).
Edifier Sound To Go PLUS Micro Speaker
This sleek speaker system takes portability to a new level as an all-in-one unit with a rechargeable lithium battery and remarkable sound. Encased in an elegant brushed aluminum chassis, it features a two-channel stereo with two full-range 1.25-inch drivers on each channel, as well as a built-in Class D amplifier. An auxiliary input enables the use of multiple host devices such as smartphones and iPads or any MP3-enabled gizmo. Just plug it in and enjoy exceptional audio above and beyond any built-in laptop or tablet speaker. A protective carrying pouch and USB cable are included. $49.99.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
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.
Looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
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.