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Latest Travel News from CNN - Travel

10/02/2015 07:37 AM
Bourdain reveals a highly under-rated destination

10/02/2015 07:25 AM
Samantha Brown is hosting $50,000 trips

10/02/2015 04:37 AM
Five airline passengers injured during turbulence
Five American Airlines passengers were hospitalized after their flight from Grenada to Miami hit turbulence on Thursday.

10/02/2015 04:16 AM
What are your favorite travel moments?
New finds. New friends. New favorites. Some of life's best moments happen when you're on the road. Here are 23 of our favorites.

10/02/2015 04:09 AM
Menu from last lunch served aboard the Titanic sells for $88,000
An original menu from the last first-class lunch served aboard the ill-fated Titanic has sold for $88,000 to a private collector at an online auction.

10/01/2015 11:31 AM
Have Egyptologists found Nefertiti's long-lost tomb?
Nefertiti disappeared without a trace 3,000 years ago. Could the long-lost Egyptian queen be just the other side of a wall?

10/01/2015 11:30 AM
Etihad raises stakes on inflight indulgence

10/01/2015 11:30 AM
Rare, stinky corpse flower blooms

10/01/2015 11:29 AM
Danish moms urged to send their kids on baby-making vacations

10/01/2015 11:28 AM
The Chinese dishes Chinese people love most
Ingredients are easy to transport, but the feelings of home aren't. These dishes can awaken homesickness in almost any Chinese person abroad.

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USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

10/02/2015 09:23 PM
50 ways to celebrate National Taco Day

10/02/2015 12:41 PM
A race pilot could be flying your 747
You might catch a ride with some of the world's fastest precision acrobatic air racers.

10/02/2015 11:17 AM
Holland America plans hefty hike to service charges
Booked on a Holland America sailing this winter? Brace yourself for higher daily fees.

10/02/2015 07:42 AM
Award-winning American landscape photos
A dramatic shot of Death Valley helped earn Ted Gore the title of U.S.A. Landscape Photographer of the Year.

10/02/2015 07:40 AM
Premium economy: Is it worth the upgrade?
Here’s what to expect on a variety of airlines if you’re willing to pay a premium.

10/02/2015 08:43 AM
6 frequent-flier deals you shouldn't miss this fall
Some miles and points collectors know a good deal when they see one.

10/01/2015 02:48 PM
Fast-casual dining is redefining the way California eats
Chefs shift away from fine dining, move into fast, serious food in casual surroundings.

10/01/2015 04:00 AM
National Wildlife Refuges: Living on the wild side
More than 560 refuges cover the nation, keeping land preserved for flora and fauna.

10/01/2015 04:45 AM
Atlanta’s Vortex: Delicious burgers in decadent combinations
The Vortex has taken burger gimmickry to a new level, but the real appeal is that the burgers are very good.

10/01/2015 05:06 AM
Seven places you don't want to bring the family
Disneyland, water parks, national parks: All great places to bring the kids. These places? Not so much.

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

10/01/2015 08:54 PM
Shutdown now possible for Transaero, Russia's No. 2 airline
Airline at risk after takeover by Aeroflot - Russia's top carrier - fell through.

10/01/2015 08:40 PM
JetBlue's Florida-Ecuador flights will begin in February
Carrier will fly nonstop from Fort Lauderdale to the Mariscal Sucre International Airport.

10/02/2015 05:12 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.

10/02/2015 02:40 AM
Turbulence injures five on American Airlines flight to Miami
Passengers were treated for minor injuries at local hospitals, American Airlines says.

10/01/2015 02:22 AM
New United CEO acknowledges 'rocky' merger, pledges 'that's going to change'
Letter from new United chief Oscar Munoz comes on 5-year anniversary of Continental merger.

09/30/2015 06:45 PM
Dallas Love Field gets marker illuminating where LBJ was sworn in
Love Field has officially marked where LBJ took the oath of office aboard Air Force One.

10/01/2015 04:35 AM
WOW Air expands to Canada, rolls out $75 flights to Iceland
WOW's expansion to Canada comes amid a proliferation of trans-Atlantic discount service there.

10/01/2015 01:23 AM
Southwest defends $120 million payment for 2 airport gates
The payment to United is emerging as a key issue in a fight between Southwest and Delta.

09/30/2015 03:38 AM
The nation's newest start-up airline is New Orleans-based GLO
GLO will fly nonstop from New Orleans to Memphis, Little Rock and Shreveport.

09/30/2015 01:17 AM
Plane spotter catches moment when wing of landing regional jet scrapes runway
The moment of contact was captured by a "novice" plane spotter testing out a new camera.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

09/30/2015 04:53 AM
The 12 most luxurious hotel suites in Europe
From Paris to Budapest, these suites are dazzling even by over-the-top standards.

09/30/2015 09:01 AM
Best Western introduces new name, logo and boutique hotel brand
Best Western Hotels and Resorts, as it will be called, will debut a new logo for the first time since 1993.

09/22/2015 12:10 PM
Tour Vegas' surprising South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa
This stay is set apart with an arena, equestrian center and bowling alley.

10/01/2015 01:02 PM
10Best: Vote for your budget travel favorites!
Vote for your budget travel favorites once per day until October 26 at noon ET.

09/30/2015 05:20 AM
Best Western unveils new brand, logo

09/25/2015 06:59 AM
Wyndham opens 1,000th hotel in China
U.S. companies open more hotels in China

09/23/2015 04:59 AM
Pay close attention to your credit cards after a trip
From billing mistakes to outright fraud, travel brings opportunities for your card to get worked over.

09/22/2015 08:41 AM
The coolest place to stay for papal pilgrims
The Battleship New Jersey is not a hotel, but $75 a night gets you bunk, locker, 2 meals.

09/22/2015 08:27 AM
You can spend the night on Battleship New Jersey

09/21/2015 01:54 PM
The incredible shrinking hotel room
How tiny can a hotel room get? Micro-hotels bring innovative design to small spaces.

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

10/01/2015 04:20 PM
Free day for seniors at national parks
On Oct. 8, all national parks will grant complimentary access to seniors 62 and older.

10/01/2015 01:02 PM
10Best: Vote for your budget travel favorites!
Vote for your budget travel favorites once per day until October 26 at noon ET.

09/30/2015 02:22 PM
The coolest new restaurants to try this fall
Crisp air and pumpkin everything make it an ideal time to try the new and noteworthy.

09/29/2015 06:27 AM
The 31 tallest buildings in the USA
How many of them feature the name Trump?

09/16/2015 11:55 AM
Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in the U.S.

09/30/2015 04:53 AM
The 12 most luxurious hotel suites in Europe
From Paris to Budapest, these suites are dazzling even by over-the-top standards.

06/15/2015 07:12 AM
Seattle weekend guide
Coffee, rain and the Space Needle -- Seattle has all of these things, but so much more.

04/30/2015 01:01 PM
Denver travel guide
A modern town with an Old West flair, Denver boasts a sunny climate and an even sunnier character.

06/15/2015 08:26 AM
Guide to San Juan, Puerto Rico
Whether you are a history buff, a beach bum, a foodie or an adventurer, San Juan appeals to a broad range of travelers.

06/18/2015 06:16 AM
Plan your trip with USA TODAY Travel's in-depth city guides
Get the inside scoop on the best places to eat, stay, party and more in cities around the U.S.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

10/03/2015 09:56 PM
Frugal Traveler: A $1,000 Day in London for $100
Our traveler, more pauper than prince, still manages to see much of London on a full stomach and a tight budget.

10/03/2015 07:43 PM
Q&A: From Alaska to Iceland, Breaking Barriers to Arctic Travel
A conversation with Sarah Aciego, a professor of glaciology, who started Big Chill Adventures to take small groups on weeklong photo-hiking tours.

10/02/2015 08:26 AM
In Transit: Hurricane Joaquin Air Travel and Cruise Updates
Hurricane Joaquin is affecting air travel from the Bahamas but hasn’t yet had a significant impact on cruise lines currently operating in the area.

10/02/2015 08:13 AM
Sarajevo’s Enduring Optimism
Having witnessed mankind’s capacity for violence, it is demonstrating the capacity to rebuild with art that nourishes and heals.

10/02/2015 08:10 AM
Falling Under the Spell of Sarajevo
The city is blossoming again, demonstrating for the world its special spirit, and reveals a little bit more of itself after each visit.

10/02/2015 07:52 AM
Places Where Hemingway Lived or Traveled
Hemingway liked Idaho in the fall, Key West for the fishing, but lived in Cuba longer than anyplace else.

10/02/2015 07:31 AM
Drinks: Recipes From Paris’s Burgeoning Cocktail Scene
A new book compiles drinks from some of the city’s finest mixologists.

10/02/2015 02:45 AM
In Transit: Tour and Festival News: Northern Lights and Miami Yoga
What you need to know if you’re on a trip or planning one soon, including deals on Aspen skiing and new falconry sessions in Vermont.

10/02/2015 12:07 AM
36 Hours: 36 Hours in Bologna, Italy
This food-loving city has a wide array of bistros, cafes and markets, along with museums devoted to its history, and, yes, gelato.

10/02/2015 12:02 AM
In Transit: ‘Star Wars’: Coming to a Theme Park Near You
New “Star Wars” theme park attractions, custom jets and a related museum mark the seventh film in the “Star Wars” franchise, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

10/01/2015 01:54 PM
Travel: Inside an Environmental-Art Masterpiece — for $200 a Night
Space in the Saugerties, N.Y., house the artist Harvey Fite lived in while creating his 37-year labor of love, Opus 40, is now available to rent on Airbnb.

10/01/2015 11:54 AM
The Art of Collecting: A Greco-Roman Tour of Myth and Nature
An exhibition at the Palazzo Reale in Milan shows how artists in ancient times viewed and depicted the natural world.

10/01/2015 09:49 AM
Frugal Traveler: In Detroit, Cheap Eats, D.I.Y. Art and the Charm of Locals
The city’s revival, and its budget-friendly status, have made Detroit an attraction for foreigners, as well as domestic tourists.

10/01/2015 04:00 AM
Pursuits: ‘Real Tennis’ May Be Obscure, but It Has Fans in Britain
The game has the general feel of having been invented by someone who changed the rules on the fly to avoid losing.

10/01/2015 04:00 AM
Footsteps: When Hemingway Was a Young Fisherman in Michigan
Ernest Hemingway spent his boyhood summers in northern Michigan, a place that had a seismic effect on his writing.

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NYT > Escapes

03/05/2010 01:42 PM
Paddleboarding in Hawaii: Who Cares About Surf
Paddleboarding while upright means venturing far and wide without having to hunt for waves.
03/05/2010 12:27 AM
The Falcon: A Jazz Haven in a Hudson Valley Hamlet
Away from Manhattan’s urban frenzy, one man’s hospitality has created an intimate stage for top-tier musicians.
03/05/2010 12:28 AM
Breaking Ground: Sound-View Homes in North Carolina’s Waterfront
A waterfront second-home community in Merry Hill, N.C.
02/27/2010 06:01 PM
From Frozen Vines In Ontario, a Sweet Specialty: Ice Wine
The Niagara Peninsula in Ontario is ground zero for ice wine, whose grapes are ready for harvesting in the middle of winter.

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Latest Travel Tips from ESL

Sujain Thomas -- 2015-08-28 23:46
Travel Truths That Will Always Catch Up With You It doesn’t really matter whether you are one of those meticulous and go-by-the-book travelers or simply the fancy and footloose types without a care in the world, there are certain travel truths that will always catch up with you. You would have ten...
aggouni -- 2015-04-10 19:02
You may wonder what is the healthiest way to spend money? What causes us travel and be globetrotters? Where can a long trip on plane take us to? And where does the only palace exist in the United States? Discover 10 of the finest tourist facts that will introduce you to the world of travelling just ... -- 2015-03-01 04:13
Busted: Popular Travelling Myths Travelling is one of the THE rites of passage of the world. Everyone has this inherent need to travel whether they are from the stone age looking for better pastures or the new age man or woman looking to add some colour to life with a short trip abroad. Exploring ne...
Jude Tan -- 2014-04-26 01:50
So you've just had your Chinese visa stamped into your passport, your flights are booked, you have your farewell party sorted and it’s just a matter of days before the adventure begins. While a game of charades with your local waitress might be fun the first couple of times, getting chicken claw a...
Well jaded traveler -- 2014-00-22 12:18
When arriving in a new city, from my hotel room (which I always chose in the middle of the hotel area of the city), I walk to a nearby 5 star hotel. They always have a line of taxi cabs waiting in their drive way. They only allow good taxi drivers to pick up their guests. I don't know what the proce...
Peter Goudge -- 2014-00-22 12:09
Every person who has spent some time teaching and travelling around the world has a taxi story to share. Over the past 30 years or so that I’ve been teaching and travelling (with breaks in between), I can safely say that I’ve heard a taxi story from every continent. I’ve heard some shockers in...
Emily Austin -- 2014-00-04 12:29
Whether you are dealing with forest camping for the first time, or you are a frequent camper, a new outdoor tour will always be very thrilling and scary at the same time, especially if it includes camping within it. If you are planning a tour to India for experiencing ultimate fun and adventure, the...
Sarsjh Patrick -- 2013-11-04 12:58
Wildlife photography is indeed very rewarding, yet challenging when compared with all the other kinds of photography. Getting all the animals together to click the perfect picture can at times be very irritating. You cannot control or order them the way you want and therefore, need to have lots of p...
Jon Cheney -- 2013-06-19 17:49
As summer rolls on through, and we all sit in the office pining for a foreign getaway, regrets may begin to creep in that we didn’t think ahead and book something months ago. Thankfully there are plenty of holiday operators offering last minute holiday deals so you don’t have to miss out on a su...
Cliff -- 2013-06-19 15:59
There is always a part of me that dislikes the environmental impacts of traveling. The use of fossil fuels for transportation, buying food in non-environmentally friendly packaging, the list goes on. Luckily, I've found a couple of ways to make traveling a little easier on the environment. Use these...

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