Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Aloft with Turkish Airlines and a Visit to Their New Lounge in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines is trying hard to please discerning air travelers and it shows. We flew on Turkish Airlines (TK) for the first time on a recent trip to Turkey. We were not looking forward to the long air-journey between Los Angeles and Istanbul, but the time went quickly and we totally enjoyed the flight. Here …

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The Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite Valley: A Great American’s Dream

The story of the celebrated Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite Valley is particularly noteworthy because of its status in US National Park history, but also because its very existence is a tribute to one man who had an ambitious dream for America. He wanted to build a National Park System that would be the envy of …

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