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Best Barbecue Joints: Where Pitmasters Stop to Rustle Up Some 'Cue

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jul 29th 2011 11:00 AM
They might usually be busy smoking their own hogs, but even world-class pitmasters need to make a pit stop now and then. But, where does a BBQ professional go to get their fix?
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UPDATE: TSA Making Airport Body Scanners More Private

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jul 20th 2011 11:15 AM
Airport body scanner

Rebecca Dolan, AOL

UPDATE 7/20/11: The Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday plans to enhance air passenger privacy at security checkpoints, TSA Administrator John Pistole announced in a press release.
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Anthony Bourdain in Cuba: The No Reservations Star Talks Travel and His Latest Season (VIDEO)

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jul 11th 2011 07:30 AM
Anthony Bourdain No Reservations

The Travel Channel

The premiere episode of the latest season of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations finds Tony in Cuba, land of cigars, classic cars and Castro, trying to burrow beneath the surface of America's most unknowable neighbor.
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UNESCO World Heritage Adds 25 New Sites To Its List (PHOTOS)

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jun 29th 2011 02:00 PM
Twenty-five new cultural landmarks around the world have been added to UNESCO's World Heritage List, marking them for preservation for future generations (and travelers) to enjoy.
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Fourth of July Celebrations: Eight Quintessentially American Independence Festivities

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jun 27th 2011 03:30 PM
Fourth of July Celebrations: Seven Quintessentially American Independence Festivities

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It may be the most American of celebrations, but the Fourth of July is not welcomed the same way by everyone. Sure, the mention of Independence Day conjures up images of smoking grills, flag waving kids, and stars and stripes, but the ways of celebrating the holiday are as diverse as the people who live from sea to shining sea.
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Cruisers' Choice Awards: Cruise Critic Survey Ranks Top Vacations on the Seas

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jun 20th 2011 01:15 PM
Cruisers' Choice Awards: Cruise Critic Survey Ranks Top Vacations on the Seas

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Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises are two of the most highly favored cruise lines reveals Cruise Critic's first annual Cruisers' Choice Awards.
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Joe Ayala, Larry Chen, Stranded Travelers, Go Wild at Dallas Airport (VIDEO)

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jun 16th 2011 02:45 PM
2 Stranded Travelers Go Wild at Dallas Airport (VIDEO)

screenshot, djplasmid, YouTube

What would it be like to have free reign of an empty airport? If it's anything like what Joe Ayala and Larry Chen got to experience in Dallas, it would be pretty epic.
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Drunk Delta Passenger Kimberly Goodwine Serves Light Punishment

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jun 16th 2011 09:30 AM

iskir, flickr

Kimberly Goodwine, the Georgia woman who was arrested last year for unruly in-flight behavior, was released from jail on Wednesday after only an 80-day sentence.
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Destin-Nation France: A Quick Tour Through Culinary Mecca

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jun 15th 2011 07:00 AM
Destin-Nation France: A Quick Tour Through Gastronomic Mecca

FrenchDuck, flickr

There might be no food culture more revered than that of France. Sure there are many great, historic cuisines out there – Chinese, Japanese, Italian – but French gastronomy is the gold standard. Heck, they invented gastronomy.
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Best Disney World Restaurants: Yetis, Lederhosen and Motherly Waitresses Unite!

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jun 9th 2011 07:30 AM
Best Disney World Restaurants

The Walt Disney Company

There are countless restaurants across the property varying widely in price, cuisine and ambiance. Options run the gamut from quick-service carts slinging popcorn and jumbo turkey legs to a AAA Five Diamond award winning dining room.
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