When you're a business womantraveler on the road with a transition day between meetings, what do you do? Fly back home and start out again before dawn the next morning? Or, take a more creative path - find the nearest lap of luxury and spoil yourself for a day? I chose the Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge in Charlotte, N.C. It's tempting to take the easy path - stay on the plane and stick to the routine. Putting together the alternative, the "take care of yourself" option, requires more research, creativity and budget.
San Francisco’s Pier 39, the Fisherman’s Wharf tourist playground packed with lovers of fast food and plastic souvenirs, took a leap forward with the opening of Fog Harbor Fish House, the Wharf’s first Seafood Watch Alliance partner restaurant.