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Latest Travel News from CNN - RSS Channel - Travel

12/02/2016 06:44 AM
"It's a very beautiful show. The most beautiful we've ever made, I think," Bourdain says of the Rome episode.

12/02/2016 10:51 AM
The world's best Christmas markets

12/01/2016 06:41 PM
Mumbai's best street snacks and the top places to try them
With the arrival of the (somewhat) cooler season, there's no finer time to hit the streets of Mumbai to sample its best eats.

12/01/2016 09:14 AM
Rockefeller Christmas Tree lights up
The Thanksgiving feasts are over, the seasonal sales have begun, and a 94-foot Norway spruce from upstate New York has arrived in Manhattan to become the 84th annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree.

11/30/2016 06:23 PM
Palace offers rare look at China's Republican era
As Nanjing marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of China's 'father,' we take a peek inside his former home.

11/29/2016 09:54 AM
The best BBQ in Texas and beyond

11/25/2016 07:57 AM
Brazilian jungle hides arresting art

12/02/2016 07:16 AM
Meet Bette Nash: She might just be the world's oldest serving flight attendant
For nearly six decades, Bette Nash has been sharing her contagious smile with the world -- from 30,000 feet.

12/01/2016 10:15 AM
2016's Instagram hot spots

11/24/2016 08:30 AM
Beijing bakery offers hope for city's disabled
Thanksgiving isn't officially celebrated in China, but a small bakery in a Beijing suburb is filled with the aroma of this traditional American holiday.

Latest Travel News from USA Today

USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

12/02/2016 10:04 AM
All aboard! Christmas trains keep holiday spirit on track
Forget sleighs. The ultimate Christmas ride requires a train.

12/02/2016 10:16 AM
Gift guide: Crowdfunded travel products sure to please
It’s especially hard to find something new or unique for the frequent travelers on your list.

12/02/2016 01:57 PM
Beyond dinosaurs: Fossils in National Parks
Over 250 of the 414 units of the National Park System contain fossils of some kind.

12/02/2016 04:04 AM
Taste New York City's holiday markets
Urbanspace hosts local, artisan food vendors at three major transportation hubs in NYC.

12/01/2016 05:48 AM
50 states, 50 dates: Romantic ideas around the USA
Need a fun local idea, or just want to get away with your loved one? We've got 50 ideas for you.

12/02/2016 08:37 AM
United unveils the first of its new 'Polaris' business-class lounges
United much talked-about intercontinental Polaris business class program kicked off Thursday.

12/01/2016 08:25 AM
Boom! Project plans to bring back supersonic trans-Atlantic flights
Soon, you’ll be able to fly from New York to London in about three hours — again.

12/01/2016 12:32 PM
TripAdvisor's top 10 destinations for a winter escape

12/01/2016 04:36 AM
New Vermont spot serves savory pies with hipster flair
Piecemeal Pies channels the British Isles with meat pies like rabbit and bacon.

12/01/2016 01:17 AM
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lights up
The holiday season kicked off with the 84th annual lighting of the Rockefeller Center tree

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

12/02/2016 12:41 AM
DOT approves contested Norwegian Air flights
The Transportation Department agreed Friday to allow Norwegian Air International to fly to the U.S., in a decision that domestic airlines, u...

12/01/2016 09:05 PM
American Airlines trims Cuba schedule, cites weak demand
No routes will be dropped, but carrier trims frequencies to three smaller Cuba cities.

12/02/2016 05:10 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.

12/02/2016 02:07 AM
American Airlines attendants say new uniforms make them sick, demand 'full recall'
Union says more than 1,600 have complained of itching, rashes, headaches and other issues.

11/30/2016 07:03 PM
United unveils the first of its new 'Polaris' business-class lounges
United much talked-about intercontinental Polaris business class program kicked off Thursday.

12/01/2016 12:19 AM
Delta grows in Boston with two new routes to Florida
Delta Air Lines is adding two nonstop Florida routes from Boston.The carrier will begin flying from Boston to Fort Myers on Feb. 17 and from...

11/29/2016 10:13 PM
Storm delays snarl fliers at East Coast's busiest airports
Nine major airports were seeing delays as of late Wednesday afternoon.

11/30/2016 05:36 AM
DHS: Airport lines moved well for Thanksgiving
Agency said Thanksgiving travelers largely breezed through airport checkpoints this year.

11/30/2016 01:53 AM
Lufthansa: Pilot strike has now disrupted 525,000 fliers
Carrier's pilots have walked off the job for 6 out of 8 days, snarling the plans of fliers.

11/30/2016 12:56 AM
Allegiant to pull out of Vermont this spring
But the budget airline will continue to serve small N.Y. state town about 40 miles away.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

11/30/2016 05:41 AM
Eight fun, quirky budget-friendly hotel chains
These chains are worthy of a spot on your Instagram feed.

11/23/2016 05:55 AM
Planes, trains and treehouses: 12 weird and wonderful hotels
These oddball properties range from quirky and unconventional to downright bizarre.

11/18/2016 09:26 AM
Luxury for less: 20 grand British hotels you can afford
With the pound struggling against the dollar, Americans can upgrade their U.K. vacations.

11/28/2016 04:25 PM
Hotels offer Black Friday, Cyber Monday sales
Get great deals in prime destinations, including a special offer for $11.25 a night in Manhattan.

11/06/2016 04:00 PM
Uber, Lyft overtake taxis for business travel expenses
A new study shows that business travelers prefer ride-hailing apps over taxis, rental cars.

11/02/2016 11:58 AM
Travel exercises: 5-minute hotel room workout for upper body
These moves will help strengthen and tone your upper body and help protect your back.

11/02/2016 11:54 AM
Travel exercises: 5-minute hotel room workout
You can easily fit this quick routine into your busy schedule while you’re away from home.

11/02/2016 08:13 AM
Hotels want guests to experience 'luxploration'
Do you want to explore the globe in a comfortable, luxurious way? The travel industry now has a name for that.

11/01/2016 06:54 PM
Hotels offer guests the chance for 'luxploration'

11/01/2016 05:44 AM
Resort photo tour: The Breakers, a Palm Beach landmark
The resort hosted the “who’s who” of early 20th-century America, including the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts and Astors.

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

11/30/2016 05:48 AM
Winter adventures: 10 unique activities to try this season
Why bother with skiing or sledding when you can snowkite or icebike this winter?

11/30/2016 05:41 AM
Eight fun, quirky budget-friendly hotel chains
These chains are worthy of a spot on your Instagram feed.

11/30/2016 03:02 AM
Five myths about private adventure trips
These custom trips are a chance to go with family and friends on a biking, hiking or multisport trip.

11/29/2016 11:24 AM
Only a few days in Europe? Tips to make the most of your time
Here's how to turn minimal vacation time into maximum vacation.

11/29/2016 10:26 AM
Happy Aruba: Caribbean island lives up to its slogan
The tiny island is making a big claim for itself, as one of the happiest places in the world.

11/28/2016 04:56 AM
Tour Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas
The hotel on the Strip offers live entertainment, pool parties, nightlife and more.

12/03/2016 06:05 AM
Cowboys, caviar have a place in Jackson Hole
There is a moose in the middle of the road.

12/03/2016 06:04 AM
Heart of glass (art)
Tacoma’s Dale Chihuly provides artistic inspiration for his hometown

12/03/2016 06:04 AM
Rick Steves: Europe's great walled towns
Thick stone walls that once protected citizens from enemies now corral Old World charm.

12/02/2016 11:21 PM
The Old World charm of Europe's walled towns

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

12/02/2016 10:26 AM
Update: Weighing a Last-Minute Trip to Cuba
President-elect Donald J. Trump threatened again to end the détente with Cuba, casting into doubt the future of easy travel to the country.
11/29/2016 04:00 AM
Skiing the Alps, Making It My Own
I was a lapsed downhill skier. Then I moved to Europe and discovered that the Alps were all I needed to reclaim my passion for the slopes.
12/02/2016 06:00 AM
Update: Want to Check Out Canada? Hotels and Resorts Are Ready
Searches for travel to Canada increased dramatically after the American election. Here are trips and packages designed to show off the country.
12/01/2016 04:00 AM
Q AND A: Best Eating in New York? A Food Historian Has Some Advice
Andrew F. Smith, the editor of “Savoring Gotham,” says the outer boroughs are where the dining discoveries are (and Junior’s cheesecake too).
11/29/2016 10:01 PM
Frugal Traveler: In Macau, Skipping the Casinos, but Embracing the Past
This tiny region, with its cobblestone streets, old Catholic churches and narrow alleyways, has an almost European feel to it.
12/02/2016 01:12 PM
Pursuits: With an Arsenal of Apps, a Fearful Flier Faces the Skies
A longtime travel writer shares tech-based strategies that have helped calm her nerves during flights.
11/28/2016 02:00 PM
The Getaway: Navigating the New Airbnb
The site is evolving into a full-fledged travel company with activities, audio walking tours, guides and, soon, restaurant bookings, even car rentals.
12/03/2016 09:50 AM
The Haggler: FlipKey Fiasco: All the Comforts of Home, Minus the Comforts
A customer requested a refund from FlipKey, an online rental service owned by TripAdvisor, after arriving at a filthy lakeside vacation rental.
12/02/2016 11:43 PM
Princess Cruise Lines to Pay $40 Million Fine for Illegal Dumping
Federal authorities called the fine the “largest-ever criminal penalty” for intentional vessel pollution.
12/02/2016 04:00 AM
Bites: A Restaurant Marks a Newly Creative City in Southern France
Chardon perfectly expresses the new bohemian effervescence of its Provençal hometown.
12/02/2016 04:00 AM
Frugal Family: Five Ways to Shop for the Best Vacation Package
Here are lessons a vacation-package skeptic and budget traveler learned from her first experience with “bulk” travel in Hawaii.
12/02/2016 10:02 AM
Art, at High Altitudes
In the Upper Engadin, a 35-mile swath of the southeastern Swiss Alps, a crop of galleries have emerged as an après-ski alternative.
12/01/2016 08:20 AM
Great Barrier Reef Threatened by Climate Change, Chemicals and Sediment
An Australian government report to Unesco says the risks are well-managed, but it also paints a grim picture of the scale of protecting the area.
12/01/2016 07:34 AM
Square Feet: Iceland Recovers, and Reykjavik Becomes a Hive of Development
Spurred by a boom in tourism, construction projects downtown are aimed at transforming the area into a destination to live, work and play.
11/30/2016 10:02 PM
Foraging: Five Places to Shop in Tokyo
With its high concentration of vintage shops, unique specialty stores and small boutiques, Shimokitazawa is seen as a shopping mecca by hip Tokyoites.

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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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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