Lucía Freitas: The star chef of Santiago de Compostela

Lucía Freitas: The star chef of Santiago de Compostela

Galician Mussels in Citrus Escabeche with Red-Lentil Soup (serves 4)By Chef Lucía Freitas (adapted for BBC Travel) Ingredients for the composed dish:20 mussels in citrus escabeche (see below for sub-recipe)300g of red lentil soup (see below for sub-recipe)120g young carrots80g bok choy40g grapefruit segments40g blood orange segmentsCoriander leaves, carrot fronds and mini-basil (for garnish)Orange peel, … Read more

How to avoid getting duped by “worthless” travel insurance amid new threat of COVID cancellations

Holiday travel is expected to rebound this summer after two years of disruptions caused by the pandemic. But Americans heading overseas should be prepared for potential flight cancellations as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. To make matters worse, travelers may have more trouble getting their money back if they test positive. Airbnb, for example, said … Read more

Secure Your Trip With International Travel Insurance

Covid-19 has had a ripple effect on many different sectors including travel. The tourism industry faced the brunt of Covid-19 related lockdowns, forcing people to stay indoors and put their travel plans on hold. However, the long wait is now over. With travel restrictions easing up, and the successful coronavirus vaccination drive carried out across … Read more

The one holiday where vaccine passports still rule

“I’ve suggested that she could take two tests instead, but P&O is refusing to use any discretion – it means we have to cancel the holiday,” he told Telegraph Travel. “It’s causing us a massive amount of disappointment as you’d guess after such a long time, and while those who make new bookings are more … Read more

De Klassieker: Ajax Vs Feyenoord – A rivalry that transcends football

Ajax and Feyenoord are two of the most successful clubs in Dutch football. The rivalry between the two sides dates back 101 years and is one of the fiercest in world football. The Dutch giants have produced several memorable matches over the years and the fixture is indeed a ‘classic’ encounter in its truest sense. … Read more

Carter asks court to defend Alaska’s ‘unrivaled wilderness’

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter on Monday took the unusual step of weighing in on a court case involving his landmark conservation act and a remote refuge in Alaska. Carter filed an amicus brief in the longstanding legal dispute over efforts to build a road through the refuge, worried that a recent … Read more

US to lift international travel entry bans. Here’s are the new rules

International arrival and departure halls have been among the sleepiest parts of US airports since Covid-19 was declared a pandemic in March 2020. That’s set to change Monday when the US lifts pandemic travel restrictions that have barred many international visitors since early last year, measures that have driven down revenue at hotels, retailers, restaurants … Read more

Big travel company CEOs hope market turmoil won’t derail summer rebound

As economic pundits raise fears about a recession, the most powerful names in travel and hospitality are pushing back, pointing to bookings that illustrate a positive picture of the American consumer. “We think this summer is going to be gangbusters for travel,” Marriott CEO Tony Capuano told last week. Marriott saw an 81% rise in … Read more

Your new ‘retirement’ home could be a cruise ship

Jeff Farschman, 72, is a serial cruiser from Delaware who spends months at sea in retirement. Jeff Farschman For nearly two decades, Jeff Farschman, 72, has spent his golden years like many other adventurous retirees — enjoying leisure cruises to exotic ports of call. But unlike many of his fellow cruise passengers, Farschman generally lives … Read more

‘Caravanning Is Like Having a Home On Wheels Wherever You Travel’

Caravans are the new tourism trend in India. With the rapidly changing Indian travel industry dynamics and amidst the new normal, caravans are fast-becoming a convenient and preferred choice of commute to avoid the shackles of mundane traveling while safety being the key priority. Renting or investing in a caravan is a different thrill of … Read more