For the past decade, high speed connectivity has been a key requirement for most travelers. These days, a new batch of properties are doing everything they can to make sure guests use their vacation to disconnect. Are Technology-Free Hotels the Future of Hospitality?

+ Five years after taking its last bow, Ringling Bros. is back – this time, without animals. (I have five pets. Coming back without the animals doesn’t sound like a bad strategy…)

+ Beers at the PGA Championship are so expensive that players are complaining on behalf of the fans. How expensive? $18 for a Michelob Ultra. Bababooey!