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How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Plugged In and Tuned Out

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Plugged In and Tuned Out

Many Executive Road Warrior magazine readers travel frequently and I am no exception.  In the past three months, I’ve flown roughly 25,000 miles (40,000 km) and made several extended trips by car.  Most of my travel is business travel (even though I always try to squeeze in a day or so in the area I‘m in to do something interesting) so a vacation is then a time to unplug and …

Trusted Traveler Pilot Program Announced for American and Delta Flyers

Trusted Traveler Pilot Program Announced for American and Delta Flyers

Starting this fall, frequent travelers flying on American Airlines out of Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Miami (MIA)  and on Delta Airlines out of Atlanta (ATL) and Detroit (DTW) airports will be part of a pilot program that will allow them to forgo some aspects of security checkpoint searches.
Those participating in the program will no longer have to remove jackets and shoes and take computers out of carry-on bags.  These passengers …

Restaurant Villa Rothschild, Königstein, Germany – Review

Restaurant Villa Rothschild, Königstein, Germany – Review

An extraordinary experience awaits you in the Restaurant Villa Rothschild.  The gourmet restaurant seats 38 people and tables are nicely spaced, affording maximum privacy.
Even if you are not staying at the Villa Rothschild Kempinski, a 22-room luxury hotel, a visit to the restaurant is in order if you are anywhere near Frankfurt.
Restaurant Villa Rothschild is the vision of chef Christoph Rainer, who was awarded a second Michelin star in late …

What’s Doing In Frankfurt

What’s Doing In Frankfurt

Like Germany itself, Frankfurt’s story is one of postwar redemption.  Bombed nearly to oblivion in 1944, this thousand-year-old city on the banks of the River Main, once a jewel of the Holy Roman Empire, is today one of the great centers of finance, transportation, and culture in Europe.
In the last thirty years, Frankfurt’s skyline has been transformed by skyscrapers, and its riverbanks have been turned into a vast cultural thoroughfare.  …

What’s Doing In Panama City

What’s Doing In Panama City

Serving as the capital and largest city in the country, Panama City benefits from rich cultural diversity, strong economic potential, and a deep history. Panama City boasts a population of almost two million inhabitants and is the country’s epicenter for business and future development. As of this review, the entire city is under constant development with major international players wanting a piece of the action.
Nearly every corner of the city …

What’s Doing in Bratislava, Slovakia

What’s Doing in Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava, known as Preßburg prior to 1919, is the capital of Slovakia and straddles the Danube River at a strategic crossroads between the three main capital cities of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.  With a population of ca. 431,000, it is the country’s largest city and  is the only capital city in the world that borders two other nations, namely Austria and Hungary.
Bratislava became the capital of Slovakia …

What’s Doing in Boston

What’s Doing in Boston

Over 12 million people visit Boston, one of the oldest cities in the United States and the capital of Massachusetts, each year. Founded in 1630, Boston was at the very forefront of the American Revolution and today is center of culture, education, and business.
If you haven’t visited Boston in the past few years, there have been dramatic changes.  Starting in the early 1980s, the Big Dig rerouted Interstate 93, the …