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  • Por los caminos de Côte du Rhône

    Estoy en Francia, país que se puede caracterizar por decenas de cosas, entre ellas el vino. Ese es el motivo de este viaje que, como se podrán imaginar, viene "muy bien regado". Yo vivo en Mendoza, Argentina, una "wine region" de crecimiento asombroso en...
  • Nothing accidental about this tourist, abroad for the first time in 35 years

    Richard Nixon was president, Charles de Gaulle Airport had just opened and People magazine had just begun. No bar codes were on products, no one had a personal computer and online booking was impossible for hotels and airlines. Travelers' checks, not...
  • Home from Paris

    Coming home after a week in Paris with my niece feels like trying to swim to the surface in a pool of pea soup. Coming up is tedious and slow. I cannot see all that needs doing.   First there’s extreme fatigue. After walking miles and miles in 95-...
  • Tires catch fire when jet lands at O'Hare

    Tires catch fire when jet lands at O'Hare
    A plane from Paris to Chicago was evacuated this afternoon after at least one of its tires caught on fire on landing, officials said. American Airlines Flight 41 from Charles De Gaulle Airport landed at about 2 p.m., said Federal Aviation...
  • Blame all around for Vietnam War

    In the winter of 1954-55, State Department intelligence analyst Paul Kattenburg was in Saigon puzzling over the wisest course for U.S. policymakers. France, with its army defeated at Dien Bien Phu and colonial ambitions in Asia at an end, was preparing...
  • An exit interview with Rep. David Dreier

    An exit interview with Rep. David Dreier
    David Dreier was 26, still living in a dorm at Claremont McKenna College and working as a college administrator, when he ran for Congress the first time, in 1978. He lost then but never thereafter. Sixteen times, Dreier was elected to the House of...
  • Sarkozy's cry for help

    Sarkozy's cry for help
    French President Nicolas Sarkozy was elected five years ago by promising to modernize France's societal infrastructure and bring it more into line with America's: less government reliance, more freedom in life and work. It was a tall order, but his...
  • Socialism fails yet again

    Socialism fails yet again
    Once again, socialism has put a silver fork in itself. Standard & Poor's has downgraded France's AAA credit rating, giving the country the side-eye on its claims to have its debt under control. This means the country will now have to pay it all back at an...
  • Chefs Wolfgang Puck, Masaharu Morimoto talk airport food [Video]

    The evolution of airport food continues, from stale burgers in the past to today's higher-end offerings from Spago founder Wolfgang Puck and Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. Puck's Wolfgang Puck Express and Morimoto's Skewers restaurants, now open at LAX,...
  • Baltimore-born producer to develop Josephine Baker musical

    The chanteuse Josephine Baker was the toast of Paris during the Roaring '20s and 1930s. She was exotic. She was sultry. She was chic. She was the highest-paid pre-World War II entertainer in Europe. She was, above all else, sui generis. Her life is...
  • Carla Hayden's French favorites

    If you go Getting there While many airlines fly to Paris from Baltimore's BWI-Marshall Airport, none are direct flights. It is quicker, and often cheaper, to fly nonstop from Dulles Airport right into Charles de Gaulle Airport. Round-trip flights...