Central American chicken chain Pollo Campero opens in Corona, and on 5th Avenue and 45th Street in Brooklyn. Supposedly the chicken is so good that people would carry boxes on the plane back home to the U.S.
Turkey is transporting the Trojan Horse from the movie Troy to Canakkale (the real one, not a computer simulation) to boost tourism.
The Practical Nomad has been keeping up with my favorite reality show, The Amazing Race. He’s an expert in around the world travel. Would you believe a stay at this week’s pitstop, an Argentinian ranch/beef churriseria extravangza is US$100 a day? Incredibly expensive to locals, but cheaper than a nightly stay at a hotel in Rhode Island where I have to go to a conference at the end of the month.