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CNN.com - Travel

10/17/2014 06:57 AM
14 things to know about Paraguay
Overshadowed by its bigger, flashier neighbors, Paraguay is a curious country that's overlooked by visitors who flock to South American destinations like Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro and the highlands of the Andes.

10/17/2014 06:58 AM
Anthony Bourdain's family mystery
Bourdain seeks information in Paraguay about his great-great-great grandfather, who emigrated from France in the 1850s.

10/03/2014 02:30 PM
This is the Boogie Down Bronx
Whether you're visiting from out of state or a New Yorker born and bred,you'' see there's plenty to explore beyond Yankee Stadium and the zoo in our take on the best of the Bronx.

10/17/2014 06:56 AM
5 gorgeous road trips for fall
Great fall road trips aren't just about colored leaves. They can be about cowboys, red-rock cliffs and the country's most spectacular lake shores, bridges and wildlife.

08/11/2014 05:24 AM
8 weird houses worth a visit
A house is just a house, right? Not if it's a pyramid, a pickle barrel or a shoe.

10/17/2014 06:55 AM
50 states, 50 natural wonders
The coasts get all the glory in the United States, but there's something fun to do in each and every state. Yes, every state. Check out our gallery of travel suggestions for 2014 and share your own.

04/30/2014 03:50 PM
Nature's most spectacular shows
Fireworks are fantastic and human endeavor has its place, but sometimes Mother Nature outshines any performance we can produce.

03/07/2014 02:37 PM
10 record-setting natural wonders
The natural wonders of the United States are beckoning to us as the country thaws out. Tallest, highest, hottest: Here are 10 record-setting sites.

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.

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.








Latest Travel News from USA Today


USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

10/21/2014 07:38 AM
Road trip: The 51 longest highways in the USA
Want to take the long way from point A to point B? We've got just the roads for you.
     
 
 

10/21/2014 05:05 AM
Cool, yet cheap: Stylish hostels around the world
From New York to Miami, from Iceland to Istanbul, hostels aren't what they used to be.
     
 
 

10/21/2014 05:28 AM
10Best: Unique ways to explore national parks
There are far more ways to explore the beauty of a national park than just sightseeing.
     
 
 

10/21/2014 09:19 AM
America's best cook-offs and culinary competitions
Watch or compete in natural and authentic challenges, from barbecue to oyster shucking.
     
 
 

10/20/2014 08:14 AM
Love at sea: The most romantic spots on cruise ships
Slip away from mingling with the crowds for a little romance on your next cruise.
     
 
 

10/20/2014 05:11 AM
Acadia National Park: Find the best fall foliage
Our local expert shares the best-kept secrets on where to find amazing fall foliage.
     
 
 

10/20/2014 05:10 AM
Rental car damage is a two-way street
In the battle over who should pay for damage, companies and renters both bear responsibility.
     
 
 

10/16/2014 02:46 PM
Let's sip to the bottom of the juice craze
Juice -- unpasteurized, fresh-pressed and packed with fruits and veggies -- is trending.
     
 
 

10/20/2014 08:15 AM
Find paradise at Belize's top beaches
Belize's offshore islands are where beach lovers should plan their ultimate holiday.
     
 
 

10/17/2014 07:31 AM
Photo tour: The most beautiful places in New Hampshire
New Hampshire has forested lakes, picturesque valleys and rugged mountain peaks.
     
 
 

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

10/23/2014 01:52 AM
Debate: Which day is really best to buy airline tickets?
Previous studies have always pointed to Tuesday, but that may not be the case.
      
 
 

10/21/2014 10:37 PM
Iceland's WOW air adds Boston, BWI; $228 fares to Europe
WOW was offering introductory fares as low as $228 round-trip to help promote new routes.
      
 
 

10/22/2014 05:58 AM
Alaska Airlines grows to 16 nonstops from San Diego
Carrier will launch three weekly flights to Kona, Hawaii, on March 5.
      
 
 

10/22/2014 02:57 AM
Icelandair to switch airports in Orlando
For MCO, Icelandair's switch marks the return of an airline with historic significance.
      
 
 

10/20/2014 03:37 AM
World's first Airbus A350 route will be Doha-Frankfurt
Qatar Airways, the A350 launch customer, had initially hinted New York might get the route.
      
 
 

10/19/2014 08:54 PM
Airline complains fliers can't find airport in Hawaii
Mokulele Airlines says new service is suffering because fliers can't find Oahu airport.
      
 
 

10/19/2014 03:51 AM
Pilot strike: Lufthansa cancellations soar past 1,500
The strike is scheduled to wind down by the end of Tuesday, but union has threatened more.
      
 
 

10/17/2014 05:09 AM
Name that airport ... (Columbia, S.C.)
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.
      
 
 

10/17/2014 03:15 AM
Another small city to fall off Frontier's route map
Eugene one of about a dozen smaller markets where Frontier is curtailing service.
      
 
 

10/15/2014 06:15 PM
Again! Secretary of State flies commercial as 757 breaks down
It's the 2nd time Kerry has returned home on a commercial flight just in the past 3 months.
      
 
 

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

10/22/2014 05:21 AM
Photo tour: The opulent Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas
Our October gallery features Mandarin Oriental, an ideal stay for foodies and shopaholics.
      
 
 

10/23/2014 04:03 AM
Seven tips to score travel deals on social media
Find out how to earn loyalty points and discounted rates with check-ins, tweets and selfies.
      
 
 

10/23/2014 05:00 AM
Chance of snow at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Vegas weather may not be frightful yet, but The Cosmo is preparing to open its Ice Rink.
      
 
 

10/22/2014 01:03 PM
James Beard chefs get in the kitchen at Waldorf Astoria
The world's foremost culinary arts organization teams up with the iconic hotel.
      
 
 

10/22/2014 02:44 PM
Cool, yet cheap: Stylish hostels around the world
From New York to Miami, from Iceland to Istanbul, hostels aren't what they used to be.
      
 
 

08/06/2014 06:07 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.
      
 
 

10/21/2014 04:58 AM
Stylish hostels around the world

10/17/2014 02:04 AM
10Best: Budget hotels in Chicago
These 10 hotels in Chicago won't blow your travel budget.
      
 
 

10/15/2014 03:29 PM
Hilton introduces new lifestyle brand
The new Canopy by Hilton brand will debut in 2015.
      
 
 

10/10/2014 06:39 AM
Starwood's eco-friendly Element brand expands
The brand is on track to more than double the number of properties in the next two years.
      
 
 

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

10/21/2014 05:05 AM
Cool, yet cheap: Stylish hostels around the world
From New York to Miami, from Iceland to Istanbul, hostels aren't what they used to be.
      
 
 

10/21/2014 12:35 PM
Travel-inspired cookbooks offer kitchen escapes
Explore California wine, Mediterranean vegetables and more destinations from your kitchen.
      
 
 

10/21/2014 07:38 AM
Road trip: The 51 longest highways in the USA
Want to take the long way from point A to point B? We've got just the roads for you.
      
 
 

10/20/2014 05:11 AM
Acadia National Park: Find the best fall foliage
Our local expert shares the best-kept secrets on where to find amazing fall foliage.
      
 
 

10/20/2014 08:15 AM
Find paradise at Belize's top beaches
Belize's offshore islands are where beach lovers should plan their ultimate holiday.
      
 
 

10/17/2014 07:31 AM
Photo tour: The most beautiful places in New Hampshire
New Hampshire has forested lakes, picturesque valleys and rugged mountain peaks.
      
 
 

10/22/2014 10:09 AM
Warm up Minneapolis/St. Paul with a romantic weekend
The Twin Cities' profile now shines like the North Star, and the attention is well-earned.
      
 
 

10/19/2014 07:03 AM
What it's like to eat in a Michelin star kitchen
We dined at one of Scotland's most exclusive restaurants and offer this report.
      
 
 

10/22/2014 05:21 AM
10Best: Southern cultural festivals
From arts to barbecue, there's plenty of opportunities to experience Southern hospitality.
      
 
 

10/21/2014 04:58 AM
Stylish hostels around the world

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times


NYT > Travel

10/22/2014 01:28 PM
Foraging: Browsing Boutiques in a Creative Corner of Phnom Penh
The National Museum neighborhood is now the liveliest part of the Cambodian capital.







10/22/2014 01:05 PM
Machine Learning: GoPro Cameras Face Simpler Competition
If you just want a portable, easy-to-operate still and video camera, it’s worth taking a look at some alternatives now on the market or coming soon.







10/22/2014 01:00 PM
In Transit Blog: On Vieques, a Yoga Retreat
The W Retreat & Spa on Vieques island in Puerto Rico is offering a yoga program in partnership with Tara Stiles.







10/22/2014 08:52 AM
36 Hours in Naples, Fla.
This Gulf Coast resort city has a vibrant downtown and high-end shops but also lush wetlands and white-sand beaches.







10/22/2014 07:49 AM
In Transit Blog: Cruises That Go Deep Into the Amazon
Rainforest Cruises is offering trips exploring the Rio Negro in the Amazon River basin.







10/22/2014 07:00 AM
T Magazine: Valentino: The Host With the Most
The new cookbook author dishes on dishes.







10/22/2014 06:59 AM
T Magazine: A Bit of Baja
Because it’s always beach season somewhere.







10/21/2014 12:06 PM
Bites: Restaurant Report: Kachka in Portland, Ore.
Vodka stars at this spot, where the menu includes more than 50 brands of the spirit, as well as a selection of small plates meant to complement a night of imbibing.







10/21/2014 12:06 PM
Check In: Hotel Review: Zero George Street in Charleston, S.C.
The overall tone is opulent Old South, but the details are modern luxe at this boutique hotel that opened early last year.







10/21/2014 12:05 PM
Heads Up: Former Churches Blessed With New Lives in Pittsburgh
In places where the faithful once gathered you can now see a concert, take a class and sip a microbrew.







10/21/2014 11:54 AM
In Transit Blog: Paris’s Cultural History, by App
A new iPhone application called TravelbyArt features 20 tours of Paris that explore the lives of literary and cultural figures like Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Picasso.







10/21/2014 11:14 AM
T Magazine: A Hotel Room of One’s Own
As writers have long known, checking into luxurious lodging — even in your home city — is a glorious escape and its own kind of holiday.







10/21/2014 07:15 AM
T Magazine: Henri Samuel’s Modernist Twist
The French decorator became interested in contemporary art late in his career and the results are now on display at New York’s Demisch Danant gallery.







10/20/2014 03:40 PM
Frequent Flier: A Wayward Tablet Shares a Seat Pocket With a Guardian Angel
A lost tablet finds its way back to its worried owner thanks to the founder of a pharmaceutical-naming agency and, maybe, some divine intervention.







10/20/2014 03:28 PM
Itineraries: Love Field Flight Limits End, and Passengers Cheer
Because some identical or similar routes are now offered at Love and Dallas-Forth Worth International, travelers have a rare blessing: options.







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.

Top Of New York Times Section

 








Latest Travel Tips from ESL


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...
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 ...








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