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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...
  • 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...
  • War and remembrance

    War and remembrance
    Wars aren't really over when they're over. There's the debris of a battlefield or a landmark church destroyed. And, always, there is the memory of those lost. You can sense the pain and pride always so palpably, so movingly, in France, where the 20th...
  • History Matters

    100 Years Ago Horses and POWs From the Woodbine social column: "Mr. Beverley B. Bennett is spending some time with relatives in Sykesville. Mr. Charles Krooner spent Wednesday in Westminster. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wolbert spent Sunday with...
  • 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,...
  • 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

    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...