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CNN.com - Travel

05/22/2015 10:43 AM
Top 10 U.S. beaches for 2015
An uncrowded stretch of Oahu's spectacular coastline tops Dr. Beach's 25th annual top 10 list of U.S. beaches.

05/22/2015 04:26 AM
Tour America with Anthony Bourdain
If you don't plan to skip town this Memorial Day, take a tour around the country with "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown."

05/22/2015 04:28 AM
Jazz and nostalgia in Vegas
Tony visits The Bootlegger where "sentimental fools" such as he enjoy tunes of legends like Dean Martin and Louis Prima

05/22/2015 04:26 AM
10 things to know about the Mississippi Delta
The Mississippi Delta is a storied region that sets the standard for all things Southern, good and bad.

05/22/2015 04:27 AM
8 ways to love a tiny Cape Cod oasis
Provincetown is an oasis with the kind of light that inspires artists and writers, a town at the tip of Massachusetts' Cape Cod that celebrates the LGBT community.

05/21/2015 12:49 PM
World's largest hotel coming to Mecca
Twelve towers, 10,000 rooms and 70 restaurants, plus helipads and a full-size convention center: That's the plan for Abraj Kudai, a complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, that's set to become the world's largest hotel by room count when it opens in 2017.

05/22/2015 04:28 AM
Gentri-vacation: Why London's suburbs are the place to be
Central London is so over. Take the subway to the city's scorching hot suburbs and you'll discover where hip London is taking shape.

05/22/2015 04:26 AM
Quiz: Put your jet-setter credentials to test
Do you have top-notch travel knowledge or is it time to jump on that plane again? Find out by taking CNN's quiz.

05/22/2015 04:26 AM
Delta's new safety video is meme-tastic
A new safety video Delta will begin showing on May 25, featuring 23 popular YouTube video memes.

05/21/2015 04:12 AM
Bioluminescence turns Australia's shores fluorescent blue
The shores of Hobart, Tasmania, have been twinkling a bright, neon blue the past few days, turning the water's surface into a scene that looks out of this world.








Latest Travel News from USA Today


USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

05/22/2015 01:16 PM
Disney theme parks pull an all-nighter
Disney parks are open all day for one night only, so pack your PJs and get ready to ride!
     
 
 

05/22/2015 06:15 AM
World's largest cruise ship gets a major makeover
The 225,282-ton Allure of the Seas underwent an 18-day overhaul at a shipyard in Spain.
     
 
 

05/22/2015 08:38 AM
What's new in New York City this summer
New attractions, hotels and restaurants make this a great time to visit the Big Apple.
     
 
 

05/15/2015 02:50 PM
Edible art: Molecular gastronomy masterpieces

05/22/2015 04:00 AM
Summer on sale: Snag a bargain Caribbean vacation
Summer in the Caribbean couldn't be sunnier -- or cheaper!
     
 
 

05/22/2015 01:09 PM
The ultimate guide to taking a coworking vacation in Tel Aviv
The beach and nightlife scene in Tel Aviv are reason enough to move there.
     
 
 

05/22/2015 04:50 AM
Take me to the river: America's best waterside drives
Drivers can find great scenery by following these rivers through the countryside.
     
 
 

05/22/2015 04:00 AM
Feeling 22? See the best cruises for Millennials
In your 20s or early 30s and looking to start cruising? These cruise ships are a good fit.
     
 
 

05/19/2015 11:02 AM
Idyllic and historic main streets across the USA
These beautiful thoroughfares prove that idyllic America isn't just a thing of the past.
     
 
 

05/21/2015 05:07 PM
Hawaii tops Dr. Beach's annual list of top 10 beaches
Waimanalo Bay Beach Park in Oahu is the top beach of 2015.
     
 
 

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

05/22/2015 05:10 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.
      
 
 

05/22/2015 01:30 AM
Singapore Airlines gives a boost to premium economy
Luxury carrier Singapore Air is the latest to add a premium economy cabin to its flights.
      
 
 

05/21/2015 01:56 AM
Man strips naked at Charlotte airport, upset about overbooked flight
Man bound for Jamaica stood naked for 40 minutes, stunning nearby passengers.
      
 
 

05/21/2015 01:03 AM
British Airways' Austin-London route appears to be a hit
British Airways confirmed Thursday that it will boost capacity on its London-Austin route.
      
 
 

05/20/2015 03:09 AM
Internet memes come out to play in Delta safety video
The quirky video is the latest in a line that have earned Delta a following.
      
 
 

05/20/2015 01:36 AM
The future of airline fees: What you're likely to pay more for
What's the next big thing on the fee front for airlines?
      
 
 

05/19/2015 06:31 PM
Flying fish: Prized king salmon arrive to market by Boeing 737
Alaska Air prides itself in being involved in the early salmon shipments.
      
 
 

05/18/2015 06:01 PM
JetBlue: Two Mexico City routes will start Oct. 1
Mexico City will be JetBlue's 2nd city in Mexico and 35th in the Caribbean/Latin America.
      
 
 

05/19/2015 05:54 AM
JetBlue plans to fly to Ecuador starting in 2016
JetBlue would offer one daily round-trip flight between Fort Lauderdale and Quito.
      
 
 

05/19/2015 03:00 AM
Airports fire latest shot in passenger fee wars
Airport trade group hopes to recruit fliers with its new 'Upgrade My Airport' web campaign.
      
 
 

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

05/12/2015 11:25 AM
First look: Legoland Hotel opens near Orlando
With more than 2 million bricks, the new Legoland hotel is a dream destination for fans.
      
 
 

05/15/2015 09:09 AM
10Best Readers' Choice: Hotel winners announced!
USA TODAY 10Best readers have chosen their favorite hotel features, from pools to spas.
      
 
 

05/06/2015 04:46 AM
Beautiful beach hotels in the Caribbean
No matter what time of year, you can't beat the islands' beaches.
      
 
 

05/17/2015 05:20 AM
Vacation like 'Mad Men': Mid-century homes you can rent
Don your smoking jacket, mix yourself a gimlet, and take a vacation back to 1963!
      
 
 

05/15/2015 09:08 AM
10Best Readers' Choice names Best Historic Hotels
Check out America's Best Historic Hotels, as voted on by USA TODAY 10Best readers.
      
 
 

05/15/2015 09:08 AM
10Best Readers' Choice: Best Hotel Pool winners announced
These 10 hotel pools were voted as the best in the USA by 10Best readers.
      
 
 

05/15/2015 09:07 AM
10Best Readers' Choice reveals Best Hotel Restaurant
Add these 10 winning hotel restaurants to your culinary bucket list.
      
 
 

05/15/2015 09:06 AM
10Best Readers' Choice: Best Hotel Rooftop Bar winners
Check out the top 10 hotel rooftop bars as voted by USA TODAY 10Best readers.
      
 
 

05/15/2015 09:04 AM
10Best Readers' Choice names Best Hotel Spas
Check out the top 10 hotel spas in the US, chosen by USA TODAY 10Best readers.
      
 
 

05/13/2015 09:37 AM
10Best: Can you guess which crazy hotel amenities are real?
Try to guess which of these crazy hotel amenities are real. Can you figure out the truth?
      
 
 

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

05/21/2015 05:07 PM
Hawaii tops Dr. Beach's annual list of top 10 beaches
Waimanalo Bay Beach Park in Oahu is the top beach of 2015.
      
 
 

05/19/2015 09:52 AM
30 must-try dishes in Miami
From tempting Latin cuisine to fresh seafood to tropical delights, Miami packs a culinary punch.
      
 
 

05/20/2015 11:30 AM
First look: New York's new One World Trade Center Observatory
Take a look inside New York's new One World Trade Center observatory, which opens May 29.
      
 
 

05/21/2015 04:02 AM
Nine surprising facts about passports
Did you know your passport application should be sent in a special envelope?
      
 
 

05/21/2015 05:26 AM
Memphis Barbecue Co.: Award-winning meats and a TV-star appetizer
Pitmaster Melissa Cookston is the winningest woman in the history of competitive barbecue.
      
 
 

05/19/2015 12:12 PM
Memorial Day: Honor our armed services at these memorials
Honor the memory of those men and women who gave their lives in service to our country.
      
 
 

05/18/2015 06:13 AM
Washington, D.C. weekend guide
The District of Columbia, the Nation's Capital, has more than enough to fill a weekend.
      
 
 

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.
      
 
 

09/25/2014 12:51 PM
Las Vegas food and wine overview
The dining scene in Las Vegas has drastically outgrown its trademark cheap buffets. Celebrity chefs are invading the Strip, giving visitors unique opportunities to eat at world-class places like Twist or Joel Robuchon.
      
 
 

05/22/2015 09:03 AM
Plan your city escape with USA TODAY Travel's in-depth destination 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

05/23/2015 04:00 AM
Pursuits: In Vietnam, Street Food Moves From Sidewalk to Storefront
Savoring the specialties in Hanoi and Hoi An restaurants that preserve the informality and limited menus of Vietnam’s beloved street stalls.








05/22/2015 11:56 AM
In Transit: A Mural Tour in Tulum
The Zamas Hotel in Tulum, Mexico, invited muralists to paint city walls, and takes travelers to see them.








05/22/2015 11:01 AM
In Transit: Free Passes to Parks for Fourth Graders
For the 2015-16 school year, fourth graders in the United States can sign up for free admission (families included) to America’s national parks.








05/22/2015 04:00 AM
Italy’s Treasured Olive Oil, at the Source
In Tuscany and Puglia, making olive oil is a lifestyle, one threatened by bad weather and a killer bacteria.








05/21/2015 11:06 PM
In Transit: Gay Dating App’s New Alert: Hooking Up Is Illegal Here
The gay dating app Scruff is starting to alert users when they’re in a country where homosexuality is against the law.








05/21/2015 12:53 PM
In Transit: The Case of the Unhappy Naked Traveler
At Charlotte Douglas International Airport, a passenger, apparently angry after being bumped from a flight, removed his clothes — and was arrested.








05/21/2015 11:42 AM
T Magazine: Tara Subkoff Does Cannes
The Imitation of Christ designer recently visited the South of France to premiere her new film, “#Horror.” She shares a pictorial record of her adventures there.








05/21/2015 10:05 AM
T Magazine: Pop-Up Dining Down in New Orleans
By serving exceptional food in unexpected locations, the supper club scene steals the culinary spotlight in the Big Easy.








05/21/2015 09:39 AM
In Transit: A Makeover for Brooklyn Marriott
The lobby and restaurant have been redesigned at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, the first phase of a renovation.








05/21/2015 07:55 AM
T Magazine: Summer Travel Gear Inspired by African Methods
The patterns in MZ Wallace’s new capsule collection, which includes a luggage tag and passport holder, draw on traditional African block printing and wax dyeing.








05/21/2015 04:00 AM
Check In: Hotel Review: The Dean
A stylish hotel imbued with originality and the creative spirit of the Providence arts community.








05/21/2015 04:00 AM
Bites: Restaurant Report: Cantina 32
At a friendly bistro on the pedestrian Rua das Flores, there are two rules: do not refuse the bread, and order the cheesecake.








05/21/2015 04:00 AM
Heads Up: The Presidio in San Francisco Presents a Fresh Face
Fresh off a major revitalization, the park is setting its sights on being rediscovered, with a cultural center, restaurants and the area’s first hotel.








05/20/2015 12:37 PM
In Transit: A New Grove at Versailles
An historic garden in France is the site of the Water Theater Grove designed by Louis Benech and featuring fountain sculptures by Jean-Michel Othoniel.








05/20/2015 12:20 PM
T Magazine: Stephen Shore Loves Instagram (and Thinks Warhol Would Have, Too)
The American photographer discusses his love for the photo-sharing app, on which he has garnered 41.1 thousand followers.








Top Of New York Times Section

 

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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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...
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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...
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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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In the current economic climate a holiday can take its toll on your purse strings and leave you longing for your next pay day with fervent vigour. But it really doesn’t have to be this way. There are plenty of bargains to be had if you know where to look for them and how to tweak them to your circ...








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