TRAVEL BLOG

Britain's best seaside hotels for a holiday on the coast

Please note our writers visited the following hotels prior to the coronavirus pandemic Lockdown has been something of a postcode lottery, with those that benefit from proximity to wide open spaces the envy of many. Perhaps most missed was the country’s beautiful coastline — and that may well be where many of us venture for […]

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TSA casts doubts on effectiveness of passenger temperature checks at airports

A traveler wearing a protective mask walks through Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Checking temperatures at airports might not be the best way to weed out travelers with Covid-19, the head of the Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday. TSA […]

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What it's like flying across the US right now

(CNN) — After months of lonely isolation in my one-bedroom Brooklyn apartment, I finally decided to bite the bullet and fly to Northern California on Saturday — using the utmost precautions with a pre-assembled Covid-19 kit: mask, gloves, hand sanitizer, sanitizing wipes and a straw. Three days before my Saturday morning Delta flight from New […]

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Mask Exemption Cards From the ‘Freedom to Breathe Agency’? They’re Fake

Cards for sale that claim to exempt people from wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic are fraudulent, federal officials said. The cards — featuring a red, white and blue eagle logo and approximately the size of a business card — say the bearer is exempt from ordinances requiring them to wear masks in public. “Wearing […]

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