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02/06/2014 06:54 AM
Blood Falls and more natural oddities
Earth never stops surprising us. Every corner of the planet offers some sort of natural peculiarity with an explanation that makes us wish we'd studied harder in junior high Earth science class. Here are some favorites.

12/27/2013 07:18 AM
8 very old sites in the New World
When European explorers were planting their flags all over North and South America, they referred to the territory as the "New World." While the Americas might have been "new" to the Europeans, they weren't new on the world timeline. Here are some of our favorites.

09/17/2013 05:52 AM
15 amazing ancient ruins to explore
Ancient sites open your mind to just how old "old" can be and how sophisticated our ancient ancestors were in devising their artistic, engineering and construction methods. You'll never equate "ancient" with "primitive" again.

02/06/2014 07:02 AM
Never a typical night for police
Officer Jeanet Franklin works the shift from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. at Atlanta's airport, where there's never a dull moment.

02/06/2014 07:02 AM
A K-9 officer's duty
TSA canine handler Quatian Allen and her companion officer, Zera, scratch and sniff their way to a secure airport.

02/18/2014 07:06 AM
Area 51 spy jet pilots talk
An Area 51 spy jet mistaken for a UFO, a little-known story of historic airmanship and an inspiring flight to freedom: Check out these three aviation gems at Ohio's National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

01/21/2014 11:04 AM
Spruce Goose's bizarre story
One of the biggest planes in the world hits a money snag. Here's the inside story of the amazingly bizarre "Spruce Goose."

01/10/2014 10:03 PM
From Hef's "Big Bunny" to jet icon
Hef owned one. Billions flew on them. But the plane that helped spur U.S. jet travel is done. Get ready to fly newer jets as airlines get rid of their oldies.

03/24/2014 06:35 AM
Ireland
Kevin Kane's love affair with Ireland began in 2000, when he and his then-fiancee piggybacked on a trip with his brothers and their wives.

03/24/2014 06:33 AM
Beaches
They're almost unbelievable. Impossible blues, electric greens, depths as clear as glass -- all bathed in blinding sunshine.








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04/17/2014 01:00 AM
Sublime sunset spots in the Caribbean
Despite how many times we've seen them, Caribbean sunsets never get old.
04/17/2014 01:00 AM
10 most disappointing destinations in the world
These popular but disappointing destinations are more letdown than must-see.
04/17/2014 01:15 AM
Will you find these new seats on your favorite airline?
The 2014 Aircraft Interiors Expo showcased a wide range of designs for airplane interiors.
02/03/2014 07:00 PM
Photo tour: Postcard-perfect images of Maryland
Maryland has been named "America in Miniature" for its geological diversity.
04/15/2014 10:34 PM
Royal Caribbean to send newest, hottest ship to China
The 4,180-passenger Quantum of the Seas debuts later this year.
04/16/2014 08:11 PM
Sip pinot with your pooch at dog-friendly wineries
Canine companions are welcome at these wineries that cater to dog lovers.
04/17/2014 12:57 AM
Krystal burgers, the South's answer to White Castle
Miniature is the rule at Krystal, with a menu featuring scaled-down versions of fast-food favorites.
04/16/2014 11:16 PM
Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar opens
The Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives host brings an inventive new menu to the Vegas Strip.
04/17/2014 01:29 AM
Boston Marathon Week: What to see and do
In Boston for the marathon? Here's what you need to know about Marathon Week activities.
04/15/2014 10:42 PM
For $10,000, buy part of a Hard Rock hotel
The Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is seeking investors

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04/16/2014 10:49 PM
Korean Air A380 dings 2 light poles while taxiing at LAX
No one was injured when Korean Air A380 was guided onto a too-narrow taxiway.
04/17/2014 04:57 AM
Spirit responds to 'most-complained about' label
Spirit offers a rebuttal of sorts in a letter from its CEO and in a $24 discount.
04/17/2014 04:53 AM
FULL TEXT: Spirit CEO on 'most-complained about' label
The full text of Spirit CEO's letter responding to the 'most-complained about' label.
04/17/2014 12:55 AM
Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines
Airlines have overhauled how they operate to adjust to the new reality of expensive fuel.
04/15/2014 07:32 PM
Southwest workers to get record profit-sharing payout
Workers will share in a record $228 million profit-sharing payout year this year.
04/17/2014 01:15 AM
Will you find these new seats on your favorite airline?
The 2014 Aircraft Interiors Expo showcased a wide range of designs for airplane interiors.
04/16/2014 05:12 AM
US Airways: No one fired for 'honest mistake' on lewd photo
The company is showing some heart to the employee who mistakenly sent the image.
04/16/2014 04:59 AM
FAA eyes fine for Hawaiian on 767 plane inspection
The FAA said Monday it is suggesting a fine of $547,500 for the Honolulu-based airline.
04/16/2014 02:58 AM
Southwest co-pilot retires after wrong-airport landing
The captain of the flight that landed at the wrong airport in January has resumed flying.
04/14/2014 07:42 PM
Runway overhaul to divert some Dubai flights this summer
Runway overhaul will see more a dozen airlines shift flights to another airport in the city.

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04/15/2014 10:42 PM
For $10,000, buy part of a Hard Rock hotel
The Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is seeking investors
04/14/2014 01:29 AM
Hotels join the fee-for-all party
The lodging industry is turning to customer-unfriendly policies, including "gotcha" add-ons.
04/09/2014 01:13 AM
10 hottest hotels in Miami
Many of the most desirable party destinations are in the city's gorgeous hotels.
04/16/2014 01:13 AM
Send us your photos of hotel key cards
Key cards are the newest trend in souvenirs. Snap a photo of your favorite and tell us the story behind it.
04/11/2014 05:51 AM
Marriott's loyalty program ranks No. 1
J.D. Power survey considers account management, point redemption and customer service.
04/10/2014 03:38 AM
Vegetarians (and vegans), this hotel website's for you
VeggieHotels lists 500-plus no-meat-allowed hotels in 60 countries.
04/09/2014 03:24 AM
Hotels offer Tax Day relief
Hotels offer deals, discounts, and deals for taxpayers.
04/09/2014 01:14 AM
10 best spring hotel packages
These hotels offer exciting spring getaways with discounted rates and special offers.
04/01/2014 03:59 AM
Non-refundable room rules leave some hot about hotels
Should hotels offer a courtesy cancellation window and a room credit, when plans change?
03/26/2014 01:18 AM
Nine gorgeous Caribbean hotel villas
Nestled within resort communities, hotel villas offer hassle-free privacy and space.

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04/17/2014 01:00 AM
10 most disappointing destinations in the world
These popular but disappointing destinations are more letdown than must-see.
04/17/2014 12:57 AM
Krystal burgers, the South's answer to White Castle
Miniature is the rule at Krystal, with a menu featuring scaled-down versions of fast-food favorites.
04/15/2014 01:00 AM
Beautiful U.S. Virgin Islands: Picture-postcard island images
Take a trip without ever leaving: see island highlights with these slideshows.
04/16/2014 11:16 PM
Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar opens
The Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives host brings an inventive new menu to the Vegas Strip.
04/16/2014 08:11 PM
Sip pinot with your pooch at dog-friendly wineries
Canine companions are welcome at these wineries that cater to dog lovers.
02/03/2014 07:00 PM
Photo tour: Postcard-perfect images of Maryland
Maryland has been named "America in Miniature" for its geological diversity.
04/17/2014 01:29 AM
Boston Marathon Week: What to see and do
In Boston for the marathon? Here's what you need to know about Marathon Week activities.
04/17/2014 01:00 AM
Sublime sunset spots in the Caribbean
Despite how many times we've seen them, Caribbean sunsets never get old.
04/15/2014 07:50 PM
World's best golf destinations: Vote for your favorite
Nominees for Best Golf Destination in our Readers' Choice contest a golfer's bucket list
04/16/2014 03:11 AM
Try adventurous alternatives to everyday wine
Trade your go-to glass for one of these lesser known varietals from around the world.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times


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04/17/2014 02:00 PM
In Transit Blog: A Geneva Hotel Thinks Younger
La Réserve Hotel and Spa in Geneva is offering a rejuvenation-focused program developed by Nescens.







04/17/2014 10:20 AM
Books: Portraits on the Page of Paris, London and Venice
If you’re the type of traveler who likes to go beyond guides to develop a sense of place, one of these recently published or about-to-be-published books could be for you.







04/17/2014 10:19 AM
Personal Journeys: In Lecce, Making Magic With Humble Ingredients
In and around this city in Italy’s heel, a crop of culinary schools and teachers is encouraging travelers to embrace la cucina povera, or “the food of the poor.”







04/17/2014 10:19 AM
36 Hours in Prague
You could spend a weekend in the Czech capital visiting only those places that have opened in the past couple of years. Here’s a guide to get you started.







04/17/2014 08:31 AM
In Transit Blog: A Majorca Trip for Competitive Cyclists
The Cycling House is offering endurance camps for cyclists in Majorca.







04/16/2014 01:29 PM
T Magazine: Travel Diary | Jasmin Shokrian Dives Into the Burgeoning Dallas Art Scene
The designer, whose sculptural clothes draw a strong gallery-girl following, shares snapshots from her recent trip to the Texas city’s art week.







04/16/2014 01:00 PM
In Transit Blog: A Scottish Trail Will Celebrate John Muir
John Muir Way, a 134-mile marked trail that will honor the conservationist, will open in Scotland on April 21.







04/16/2014 10:57 AM
T Magazine: Feeling For | A Bohemian Getaway in the Heart of Mumbai
At Abode, the area’s first boutique hotel, rooms range from small and hostel-like to large and luxurious.







04/16/2014 07:57 AM
In Transit Blog: New Tours of Johnson’s Glass House
Philip Johnson’s Glass House in Connecticut will begin offering self-guided tours.







04/16/2014 06:58 AM
Frugal Traveler: Hunting for the Best Carry-On Bag
In desperate need of a replacement for his aging, beat-up carry-on, the Frugal Traveler wheels, lifts and zips candidates until he finds a worthy successor.







04/15/2014 02:39 PM
In Transit Blog: When Boating With Young Children
Some guidelines for parents who want to take to the high seas with young children.







04/15/2014 01:59 PM
Heads Up : Britain’s Working Men’s Clubs Succumb to Modern Life
Founded more than 150 years ago, these clubs once thrived, with many becoming neighborhood institutions. But, over the past 30 years, half of the clubs have been lost.







04/15/2014 01:58 PM
Cultured Traveler : Echoes of ‘Downton Abbey’ on Vacation in England
A trip to Cliveden House opens a window onto the estate’s rich history and evokes scenes from the PBS drama.







04/15/2014 01:38 PM
Personal Journeys : Pink Dolphins and Sunsets Along the Amazon
Skiff excursions and jungle walks, hot showers and cold drinks are all part of a luxury river cruise.







04/15/2014 12:45 PM
In Transit Blog: Once a Palace, Now a Lake Como Hotel
Il Palazzo del Vice Re is a new luxury hotel in a region of Italy where most hotels have been in business for decades.







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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


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...
Catriona Robertson -- 2013-06-14 16:24
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...
Tom Brown -- 2012-10-06 14:17
Being single does not need to hold you back from going on an exciting holiday. Adventure tours for singles, which range from several days to several weeks in duration, are geared toward people who love sightseeing and meeting new friends. Learn more about the three main benefits of these trips. Grou...
Paul Symonds -- 2012-06-23 15:27
Even if you are a teacher and spending the whole year abroad, there are certain travel insurance policies which cover this type of scenario, an example now being the gap year policies many companies now offer. Other types of policy might also be useable but do be sure to check the fine print on the ...
Alan Cassidy -- 2012-06-09 19:34
Do not neglect to clean and maintain your travel luggage if you want to add more years to its life. If you went to a lot of trouble finding an ideal travel bag, you should also go the extra mile in extending its life span. This should not be time-consuming. Here are some simple guidelines on how you...








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