Rob Hempstead

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Nile Cruise

Egyptians have always respected and loved their Nile. They say, "The Nile is our life, our water, our electricity, it fertilizes our land. Without the Nile, there would be no Egypt." The 135-mile stretch of Nile from Luxor south to Aswan is the most touristed. Three hundred elegant river cruise …

When Classes Collide: Workers and Guests at High End Hotels

This PostSecret confession breaks my heart:<p>Most hospitality workers -- especially those at high end hotels -- routinely interact with people with significantly more economic resources than they. This is an interesting point of contact analyzed exquisitely by Rachel Sherman in her book, <i>Class Acts:</i> …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

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Virgin America's 'Seat To Seat' Service Will Send Drinks To Your Crush, Help You Flirt While Flying

Before attempting to join the mile high club, travelers may be well advised to do a little flirting. And while the former is questionably legal, Virgin America is hoping to give the latter a boost.<p>The airline's new "seat to seat" feature allows travelers to buy drinks, snacks and meals and have …

On the Merits of a Cigar

I just returned from Montreal where, thanks to the Jewish Book Council and to the Montreal Public Library, I spoke to a group of around 70 or 80 members, whose many intelligent questions kept the evening lively and the auditorium buzzing.<p>Having never been to Montreal, my husband and I decided to …

Could Your Son be Next?

It's every parent's worst nightmare. You arrive at the airport to fly home from your family vacation, and something goes wrong -- terribly wrong -- at the TSA screening area.<p>It happened to Susan Bruce recently when she flew from Phoenix to Dallas with her husband, teenage son and daughter.<p>"When we …