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CNN.com - Travel

08/28/2015 09:13 AM
Burning Man rises in desert











08/28/2015 09:11 AM
16 years of Burning Man art











08/28/2015 04:42 AM
How to fly cross-country without using airports










08/28/2015 04:40 AM
Take a peek at the world's most elegant cars
The ultimate display of elegance, here's a look at the highlights from one of the biggest car celebrations in the world: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance









08/28/2015 03:20 AM
Why now's the time to look for lemurs
On the trail of impossibly cute creatures in one of the world's most amazing wildlife hotspots









08/28/2015 03:18 AM
French city offers visions of the future
As the gastronomic capital of France, Lyon has been known to whet the appetite. These days, the city is drawing attention for its architectural ambitions.









08/28/2015 03:17 AM
10 dream trips every traveler should take










08/28/2015 03:14 AM
Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster
New appointment is the first graduate of the Cat Stationmaster Training School and a top-notch protege of the late Tama.









08/28/2015 03:13 AM
Life on a cruise ship










08/27/2015 06:36 AM
Why renewed New Orleans is better than ever

















Latest Travel News from USA Today


USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

08/28/2015 08:23 AM
Orlando lodging faceoff: Disney, Universal, Legoland
Each of the amusement park heavyweights has a new or renovated hotel to tempt travelers.
     
 
 

08/28/2015 07:30 AM
Boomtowns: The most populous city in each state
One of these cities has just over 42,000 people, and it's still the largest in its state.
     
 
 

08/28/2015 09:23 AM
10Best: Mimi Sheraton's 'Foods to Eat Before You Die'
The James Beard Award-winning critic shares some of her favorite dishes.
     
 
 

08/28/2015 07:51 AM
Colombia's city-to-country coffee trail
Discover why Colombia is the perfect place for a first-time foray into coffee travel.
     
 
 

08/27/2015 04:05 AM
How to have the worst family vacation ever
Family vacations often yield joy and lasting memories. The pitfalls are deep and many, however.
     
 
 

08/27/2015 08:51 AM
Six tools to help the undecided traveler
Sometimes you know exactly where you want to go, other times you have no clue.
     
 
 

08/27/2015 08:32 AM
OMG! Zingerman's Deli serves some of the world's best sandwiches
The Ann Arbor deli is a legend, and a place fans return to on pilgrimages year after year.
     
 
 

08/26/2015 12:40 PM
Taste L.A.'s best tacos at a myriad of Mexican eateries
Where to taste LA's boundless creativity when it comes to making cutting-edge tacos.
     
 
 

08/27/2015 04:05 AM
Vanishing act: Cruise ship features that have gone away
Not all of the fancy features on new cruise ships are permanent. See the stuff we miss.
     
 
 

08/24/2015 03:02 PM
Setting records: The 53 hottest cities in America
July was the hottest month ever. These are the cities that help break the records.
     
 
 

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

08/27/2015 11:32 PM
Airlines start waiving Florida change fees ahead of Erika
Move comes as Tropical Storm Erika appears increasingly likely to affect the state.
      
 
 

08/27/2015 07:09 PM
Salt Lake City lands London Heathrow nonstop as Delta adds U.K. routes
One of Delta's 2 new routes will give Salt Lake City a nonstop link to London Heathrow.
      
 
 

08/28/2015 05:12 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.
      
 
 

08/26/2015 10:50 PM
Airline fare wars return, but they're very targeted
Don't expect widespread sales or cheap flights for Thanksgiving; fare wars are targeted.
      
 
 

08/27/2015 01:02 AM
Police arrest two as pepper spray, razor used in fight on JetBlue flight
A brawl allegedly erupted between two women on the flight, injuring bystanders.
      
 
 

08/25/2015 07:02 PM
MIT study finds airlines could make delays fairer by swapping with each other
MIT study finds airlines swapping arrival times during storms could soften delays
      
 
 

08/26/2015 05:38 AM
San Jose lands 1st-ever nonstop route to London with new British Airways route
SJC gets first-ever regularly scheduled commercial passenger flight to the United Kingdom.
      
 
 

08/26/2015 01:12 AM
North Korea's new airport terminal has an Internet room, but can you use it?
Pyongyang's new terminal has all the features fliers have come to expect, but do they work?
      
 
 

08/24/2015 08:53 PM
Korean Air is latest airline to get Boeing's newest, biggest 747
Korean now first airline to operate both the passenger and freighter versions of the 747-8.
      
 
 

08/24/2015 08:02 PM
Azul unveils all-you-can-fly Air Passes for travelers from USA
Passes start as low at $299 and are good for fliers flying to Brazil on Azul or United.
      
 
 

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

08/28/2015 08:23 AM
Orlando lodging faceoff: Disney, Universal, Legoland
Each of the amusement park heavyweights has a new or renovated hotel to tempt travelers.
      
 
 

08/24/2015 11:35 AM
Photo tour: Las Vegas' historic El Cortez Hotel & Casino
Home to the longest continuously-running casino in Las Vegas, El Cortez opened in 1941.
      
 
 

08/12/2015 05:22 AM
Beach hotels with show-stopping views
Oyster.com visits properties all over the world, but most favorites fall into the "beach hotel" category.
      
 
 

08/28/2015 08:56 AM
Rafael Nadal plays table tennis in New York City
With the U.S. Open just days away, tennis star Rafael Nadal arrived at the New York Palace Hotel to play table tennis in their open courtyard. The hotel’s courtyard will be open to the public with live video screens throughout the tournament.
      
 
 

08/28/2015 02:02 AM
Orlando hotels: From a young traveler's perspective
Joel James, 12, shares his opinion on the newest hotels at the Big Three theme parks.
      
 
 

08/26/2015 05:40 AM
Hotels on track to collect record surcharges and fees this year, report says
U.S. hotels are on track to collect record surcharges and fees this year, NYU report says.
      
 
 

08/16/2015 02:04 PM
Do nursing moms need new rights?
The travel industry is taking 'baby' steps to accommodate the needs of nursing moms.
      
 
 

08/10/2015 07:19 AM
Four touristy NYC hotels to skip, and where to stay instead

08/07/2015 09:32 AM
10Best Readers' Choice: Best in romantic travel
Check out which romantic destinations and experiences USA TODAY 10Best readers love.
      
 
 

08/05/2015 05:04 AM
Eco-friendly 1 Hotel Central Park debuts in New York City
Introducing the new eco-friendly 1 Hotel Central Park
      
 
 

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

08/27/2015 04:05 AM
How to have the worst family vacation ever
Family vacations often yield joy and lasting memories. The pitfalls are deep and many, however.
      
 
 

08/25/2015 10:35 AM
Try exotic fruits at these adventurous eateries
You don't have to travel far to taste foreign fruits like black pineapple or olallieberry.
      
 
 

08/21/2015 05:02 AM
America's natural wonderlands: The 50 most visited national parks
They're all beautiful, but which is visited the most? We'll count them down from 50 to one.
      
 
 

08/24/2015 11:35 AM
Photo tour: Las Vegas' historic El Cortez Hotel & Casino
Home to the longest continuously-running casino in Las Vegas, El Cortez opened in 1941.
      
 
 

08/26/2015 05:39 AM
Cuba reopened: An island tour in photographs
Cuba is about to get a lot more accessible for American tourists. See what it looks like.
      
 
 

08/24/2015 03:08 AM
New Orleans dining a decade after Hurricane Katrina
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans dining scene is stronger than ever.
      
 
 

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

08/29/2015 02:51 PM
As Hikers Celebrate on Appalachian Trail, Some Ask: Where Will It End?
Faced with increasing crowds and partylike behavior by a few, officials are threatening to reroute the Appalachian Trail so that it does not end atop Maine’s highest peak.










08/29/2015 02:14 PM
With Ruble’s Decline, Russian Tourists Gain Appreciation for the Motherland
Since the ruble’s fall late last year put foreign vacations out of reach of many in the middle class, more Russians are choosing to vacation at home.










08/29/2015 05:00 AM
In Transit: Hiking and Biking in Tasmania
Tasmanian Tour Ride & Seek, an Australian outfitter offering trips in a dozen countries, has added a destination close to home.










08/28/2015 10:31 AM
A Tour of Lake Michigan, My Inland Sea
Chicago. Sand dunes. A ferry crossing. A voyage reveals striking topography, time-worn communities and the reassuring permanence of an unchanging lake amid it all.










08/28/2015 09:04 AM
In Transit: For Loyal Guests, Hotels Bring Back the House Call
Sending makeup artists, tennis pros and even chefs to the homes of loyal guests for a personal connection.










08/28/2015 07:49 AM
Bites: Inventive Menus at Soho House Berlin’s New Restaurant
The Store Kitchen, off the lobby of Soho House in Mitte, is drawing a stylish crowd with its creative takes on ambitious, vegetable-focused dishes.










08/28/2015 04:00 AM
Next Stop: Tirana, Breaking Free From Communist Past, Is a City Transformed
The Albanian capital’s brightly colored buildings and palpable energy are indicative of the long way the capital has come since the fall of its Communist regime in 1991.










08/28/2015 04:00 AM
Check In: Vienna Hotel Is Lavish, Stylish, but Not Stuffy
The Park Hyatt Vienna is in the picturesque Am Hof Square in the first district, a central neighborhood that is a Unesco World Heritage site.










08/28/2015 04:00 AM
Talk: Bill Bryson Fears Humans More Than Bears
The travel writer on animal attacks, a mugging at knifepoint and Midwestern decency.










08/28/2015 02:45 AM
In Transit: Resort and Tour News: Nighttime Climbing in Canada, Birding in Costa Rica
What you need to know if you’re on a trip or planning one soon, including multi-sport trips from Classic Journeys and a scuba festival in the Cayman Islands.










08/27/2015 04:02 PM
When Airlines Looked Cool and Showed It
A conversation with Matthias C. Hühne, the author of “Airline Visual Identity, 1945-1975,” a collection of hundreds of vivid and colorful posters from the golden age of flying.










08/27/2015 12:31 PM
The Art of the Out-of-Office Reply
It’s August, and vacationers’ email auto-responses are coming in left and right. From the poetic missive to a simple “nope,” saying you’re not working has become its own art form.










08/27/2015 09:01 AM
Summer Places: The Calming Quiet of Outer Cape Cod
A flock of artistic and literary types are finding summer refuge in Wellfleet and Truro.










08/27/2015 04:00 AM
Choice Tables: In Siem Reap, Cambodia, Local Fare Gets a Chance to Shine
New restaurants offer a deep dive into one of Southeast Asia’s lesser-known cuisines.










08/27/2015 02:45 AM
In Transit: Food and Tour News: Music in Glasgow, Seafood in New Zealand
What you need to know if you’re on a trip or planning one soon, including an unusual cooking class in Cambodia and a celebration of toys in Rochester, N.Y.










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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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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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