Monthly Archives: December 2010

Back in Time Book Review

Travel Writer Matthew Stone revisits a 1955 travel book, Herbert Kubly’s American in Italy in a book review, and finds out that some things never change. Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Quote

“I’ve never been there, but the brochure looks nice.” –Sheryl Crow

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Brookfield Zoo Tax

Travel expert Matthew Stone discusses how a 25-cent tax on zoo visitors at the Brookfield Zoo is an indicator of new tourist taxes on the horizon in 2011. Continue reading

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Predictions Featured in L.A. Times

Matthew Stone provides travel predictions for 2011 in an L.A. Times article by Catharine Hamm. Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Quote

“I was going there to ‘get around Christmas,’ leaving on December 25 to avoid the commercialism and loneliness and impossible expectations that constitute the holiday for us.” –Pico Iyer

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Half-Price Holiday Theater Tix

Where to get half-price tickets to plays, musicals, and performances in Washington DC. Continue reading

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Winter arrival, 1:20am, PIA

On the nighttime runway, the blue lights are home. I zip up my coat, stepping down the stairs into the fluorescent lighted terminal, spookily welcoming us like a futuristic spaceport or a 1950’s black and white film.  There is a … Continue reading

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Pretty Book, but Pretty Macabre

Travel writer Matthew Stone reviews Judith Schalansky’s Atlas of Remote Islands, a morose collection of tales about paradise destroyed, lives shattered, and utopia extinguished. Continue reading

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Hot Holiday Travel Deals

Where are all of the hot holiday travel deals in the cold weather? Try some of these holiday travel tips from Tourism Professor Matthew Stone. As featured on WBAL-TV. Continue reading

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Hot Holiday Travel Deals

It’s not too late for hot holiday travel deals. See Matthew Stone on WBAL-TV Baltimore on the 6:00am news (December 11) to let you in on some secrets. Continue reading

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