I’m Obsessed with This Kaley Cuoco Thriller-Comedy…and I Don’t Really Like Thriller-Comedies

© HBO Max *Warning: Minor spoilers ahead* The Friday night pitch from my spouse: “Let’s watch The Flight Attendant. It’s a thriller that’s supposed to be funny about a woman who wakes up next to a dead guy and her life changes forever.” Meh. On a scale of one to violent, my tolerance level falls somewhere between The Crown (that Lord Mountbatten scene, OMG) and Barry (loved it, but […]

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Great British boltholes: A review of The Hare, North Yorkshire

Great British boltholes: The Hare in North Yorkshire packs a punch with a ‘chunky-wood chic’ vibe and amazing food, including ‘nitrogen-frozen ewe’s-milk ice cream’… The Hare Inn flies slightly under the radar, despite head chef Paul Jackson hoovering up numerous awards It’s a fine old building in a handy location, flanked by fields and moorland in the farming village of […]

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Why airports are getting better every year, and where I love to go

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with new information. Check with each airport on the status of its concessions. “If you’ve seen one airport, you’ve seen one airport.” That’s a saying I heard regularly when covering tales of U.S. terminals. In the old days, airports, from the best to the worst, were pretty utilitarian, offering no-brand newsstands, snack bars […]

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Covid outbreak reported at California chicken factory

A California chicken company where eight workers reportedly died following a coronavirus outbreak has been forced to close a second site due to a fresh surge in infections. Foster Farms has pulled down the shutters at its Fresno operation after 193 staff tested positive for coronavirus in the past two weeks, the company said in a statement. “Once reopened, Foster […]

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'The Nightmare Before Christmas' writer says Tim Burton screamed at her and attacked an editing machine after she said she didn't like the ending

Caroline Thompson, screenwriter of “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” told Insider that Tim Burton once screamed at her and attacked an editing machine after she told him she didn’t like the movie’s ending. Thompson wanted to give the ending another draft, as she thought Jack Skellington and Sally’s relationship needed “another couple of beats” to feel earned. Thompson, who is no […]

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Another Idyllic Italian Town Is Selling €1 Homes

Castropignano, a medieval village carved into the hills about 140 miles southeast of Rome, is joining the growing list of Italian towns selling their vacant homes for as little as €1.  Many of Castropignano’s €1 homes boast river views, according to CNN, but buyers will have to do some work before they can sit back and enjoy those vistas. Like […]

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Why Marriott Bonvoy Escapes provide great value in a last-minute world

© The Points Guy Credit Cards Week banner for the 2020 TPG Awards In the time of COVID-19, one thing’s for sure: Planning a trip isn’t easy. Faced with ever-changing restrictions, new guidelines and shifting infection rates, today’s getaway could be tomorrow’s hot spot, or vice versa. It’s for this reason that more leisure travelers than ever are making last-minute […]

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Travel experts review business and economy class on a BA Dreamliner

Lie-flat beds and free fizz at the posh end and ‘generous coffee service’ at the back: Travel experts give British Airways’ Covid-era Dreamliner service the thumbs up The Points Guy UK jumped on a BA 787 from Heathrow to Athens  Two travel experts from the site recorded footage of their experiences  Dreamliners have been temporarily used on the route to […]

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Delta Is Teaming Up With the CDC for Contact Tracing on International Flights

Editor's note: Those who choose to travel are strongly encouraged to check local government restrictions, rules, and safety measures related to COVID-19 and take personal comfort levels and health conditions into consideration before departure. Delta will become the first U.S. airline to partner with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a contact tracing program for international […]

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