Warm weather, sunshine and a lot of food make every summer picnic with friends and family enjoyable. Skip basic foods like sandwiches and fruit for a tastier, more indulgent menu. Pack these food and drink items with a blanket and sunscreen for your next outdoor meal.
Sip on something small ,but strong with Social Hour Cocktails. Gin and tonic, whiskey mule and Pacific spritz make up the three flavors the company currently has for purchase. Each drink ranges in alcohol per volume but does not fail to pack a punch of flavor within a tiny can. Social Hour Cocktails were founded by two legendary bartenders, Julie Reiner and Tom Macy, and only use premium ingredients sourced from New York. You won’t regret pairing these drinks with your picnic foods.
Instead of bringing the typical food for a day in the park, pack homemade meatballs with a special mix of spices from Melly’s Meatball Mix. A definite crowd pleaser, this packet of Italian herbs and spices make for a melt-in-your-mouth, easy recipe. Catering to those with food sensitivities, the mixes come in gluten-free options as well as regular.
A picnic is never complete without a delicious dessert. Good and Tasty Bakes offers cheesecakes made with natural ingredients from farms in the western United States and without artificial flavors, corn syrup or hydrogenated oils. Good and Tasty prides itself in being certified through the Gluten-Free Certification Organization, so those with intolerance or celiac disease can have their cake and eat it, too.
Galataport Istanbul, a new cruise and lifestyle destination on the Bosphorus in Istanbul, welcomed its first ship, SeaDream II, on Oct. 1. Approximately 150 passengers and crew from Bulgaria Varna arrived at 10 a.m. for a two-day homeport operation before continuing to Bulgaria Burgaz.
Without a doubt, the pandemic changed the role of airports in the travel industry. Hamad International Airport’s role evolved in many ways since the pandemic hit. Now, more than ever, airports are responsible for creating a secure passenger experience. As the gateway to Qatar and the world, the safety and wellbeing of staff and passengers has always been at the core of Hamad International Airport’s strategy.
There’s an aspirational rustic chic/farm-to-table restaurant genre often associated with Northern California’s wine country. When you drive down the main street of Napa, Sonoma or any of the other towns, it appears there are as many of them as there are vineyards. And there’s absolutely nothing wrong with this genre, as the quality of the food is consistent and ambitious chefs earnestly endeavor to elevate home-style dishes to a higher standard.
The InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco announced a new amenity for guests in collaboration with Porsche. Porsche electric vehicle charging stations will now be located in the valet area of the hotel’s parking deck, allowing guests and visitors to top off the batteries of electric vehicles while enjoying a cocktail at Top of the Mark, enjoying farm-to-table fare at Nob Hill Club or staying overnight at the property.
GBTA’s Convention 2021 will bring the business travel industry together for the first time in a long time. Once again, you’ll learn and connect with experts and each other, along with discussions with leading thinkers, entrepreneurs and change makers addressing the issues that matter most.
American Cruise Lines announced its fleet of four classic paddlewheelers will undergo a redesign, refit and rebranding. As the paddlewheelers are brought to American’s newest design standard, the names will change to include American, like other ships in the fleet. The paddlewheelers will now be American Splendor, American Heritage and American West. American Pride will retain its name.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Reykjavik with us.
History and culture are etched into every corner of Greece. Beginning with its language, the oldest written language still in existence, and moving from the traces of passing civilizations and religions to pre-historic findings and works from many movements, there’s a wealth of culture to discover on your next trip to Greece.
For a short time at the start of the pandemic, it was common for the rich and famous to declare on social media, "We're all in the same boat." it seemed true for a while; the global emergency grounded everyone. But it soon became apparent that, for the privileged minority, the boat was often a luxury yacht.