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Latest Travel News from CNN - Travel

04/14/2014 06:30 AM
6 ways to experience Punjab
From temples so gold they'll make your eyes water, to food you'll be longing for days after it hits your lips, Punjab is India at its colorful, lively best.

04/18/2014 08:28 AM
What shocked Bourdain in Punjab
Find out what Anthony Bourdain had to say about his recent trip to India. Tune in to Parts Unknown Sunday 9pm EST

04/18/2014 08:29 AM
'Fantastically luxurious' in Vegas
Truffles and caviar and foie gras! Oh my! Tony enjoys the spoils of one of the villas at Caesar's Palace. Sun. 9p ET/PT.

04/18/2014 08:48 AM
Experiencing Native America
Modern American Indian culture is thriving in galleries, powwows, film festivals and restaurants. Here are some of the best places in the United States to experience Native America.

02/06/2014 07:23 AM
50 states, 50 spots to visit
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.

04/01/2014 07:51 AM
15 best U.S. spots for kids
The 15 best attractions for kids all have something in common: they're fun for adults, too. The top 15 were announced Tuesday as part of Gogobot's Travelers' Favorites awards. See if your favorites were included.

04/17/2014 08:30 AM
The world's longest bridges
No river is too wide for the incredible feats of engineering that are the world's longest bridges. Would you dare to drive or hike across these gorgeous human-made and natural bridges?

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.

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04/24/2014 01:05 AM
Cruise ship tours: The last of the great ocean liners
Our new photo tour looks at four of the grandest, most elegant vessels ever to sail.
04/24/2014 01:01 AM
Top five luxury all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean
Today's all-inclusive resorts have continually improved in an effort to attract a well-heeled clientele.
04/22/2014 07:32 PM
Photos: New Princess Cruises ship takes to the water
The 3,560-passenger Regal Princess underwent sea trials in recent days.
04/23/2014 01:00 AM
See the best nude beaches in the Caribbean
From St. Martin to St. Barts, these clothing-optional strands are the Caribbean's best.
04/22/2014 01:56 AM
Taller! Faster! Scarier! Best new extreme attractions
From record-breaking water slides to heart-stopping coasters, these rides are thrilling.
04/23/2014 04:11 AM
Save big on luxury getaways this spring
You can bike, golf, kayak or lounge by the pool at these discounted luxury getaways.
04/24/2014 12:52 AM
Top-shelf distillery, decadent desserts delight Park City visitors
High West is quite possibly the best distillery restaurant in the country.
04/24/2014 04:17 AM
Why separate airline itineraries can spell trouble
If you miss a flight, it's your problem to rebook or repurchase tickets to reach your destination.
04/24/2014 12:57 AM
10 best waterfront towns and villages to visit
These waterfront towns and villages make excellent travel destinations for a quick getaway.
04/24/2014 01:01 AM
Tips to keep your vacation rental from going wrong
From legality issues to consumer protections, here are the most important things to know.

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04/24/2014 02:52 AM
How do Americans view TSA and Pre-Check?
Americans appear to be ambivalent on the level of security provided by TSA screenings.
04/23/2014 03:14 AM
JetBlue founder's new Brazil airline will fly to USA
The Brazilian carrier launched by JetBlue founder Dave Neeleman is coming to the USA.
04/23/2014 02:54 AM
World's busiest airport tries incentives to draw flghts
Not even the world's busiest airport is above offering incentives.
04/22/2014 02:56 AM
Report: Kansas City to be newest destination for Spirit
The carrier is expected to make an official announcement on Wednesday.
04/21/2014 08:22 PM
JetBlue pilots vote to unionize
The vote will end JetBlue's status as the biggest non-union U.S. airline.
04/21/2014 06:33 PM
Detroit unveils restroom for dogs in Delta terminal
The "Service Animal Relief Area" is free and is locate in the terminal used by Delta.
04/22/2014 04:04 AM
Milestone: Boeing's 8,000th 737 goes to United Airlines
The 737 has been the world's best-selling aircraft in the history of commercial aviation.
04/20/2014 08:25 PM
Vote: What would you name a brand-new blimp?
That's what The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company wants to know.
04/21/2014 04:04 AM
Air Canada to fire handlers caught tossing bags
Video showed fliers' bags dropped to the apron off a 20-foot platform in Toronto.
04/21/2014 02:18 AM
Airline pullout leaves small Minnesota city flightless
The suspension has cost a handful of residents their jobs and hindered businesses.

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04/23/2014 02:38 AM
Four Seasons hotels soar with a new branded private jet
Four Seasons hotels debut luxury suites in the sky.
04/23/2014 04:11 AM
Save big on luxury getaways this spring
You can bike, golf, kayak or lounge by the pool at these discounted luxury getaways.
04/18/2014 11:00 PM
Hip hotels harvest honey with on-site apiaries
These hotels housing bees incorporate honey into dishes, drinks, spas and souvenirs.
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.
04/21/2014 06:03 PM
Airlines rank ahead of IRS in customer satisfaction
What do American consumers like less than the IRS? Airlines.
04/21/2014 05:14 AM
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas goes public with art
The Cosmopolitan has committed to acts of public art, dedicated to the notion of love.
04/18/2014 02:33 AM
10 most romantic hotels in Savannah
Get away with someone special this spring with a stay at one of Savannah's romantic hotels.
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.
04/11/2014 05:51 AM
Marriott's loyalty program ranks No. 1
J.D. Power survey considers account management, point redemption and customer service.

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04/24/2014 01:01 AM
Top five luxury all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean
Today's all-inclusive resorts have continually improved in an effort to attract a well-heeled clientele.
04/24/2014 12:52 AM
Top-shelf distillery, decadent desserts delight Park City visitors
High West is quite possibly the best distillery restaurant in the country.
04/24/2014 05:12 AM
New Las Vegas game will prank your group for a night
Our local insider rides the party bus of pranks to preview "Las Vegas: The Game".
04/24/2014 05:11 AM
Atlanta's craft beer scene heats up
With almost a dozen newcomers, tours and tastings are plentiful in Georgia's capital.
04/22/2014 07:50 PM
Which airline has the rudest flight attendants?
Frequent fliers weigh in on the surliest cabin crews.
04/22/2014 07:48 PM
Rock in Rio chooses Las Vegas for North American debut
The entertainment capital will host the international music festival in 2015.
04/22/2014 07:47 PM
Spring's go-to starter: Produce pickled to perfection
Where to order seasonal fruits and veggies picked at their peak and pickled to perfection.
04/23/2014 04:11 AM
Save big on luxury getaways this spring
You can bike, golf, kayak or lounge by the pool at these discounted luxury getaways.
04/23/2014 01:00 AM
See the best nude beaches in the Caribbean
From St. Martin to St. Barts, these clothing-optional strands are the Caribbean's best.
04/22/2014 05:08 AM
Shop 'til you drop at new Las Vegas retail centers
Sin City's upcoming shopping options are transforming the entertainment capital.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

04/24/2014 10:45 AM
Q&A: Frances Mayes on the Lure of Southern Landscapes
The author of “Under the Tuscan Sun,” who returned to the South in 2007, talks about islands, swamps and the power of the land.

04/24/2014 10:43 AM
The Getaway: Snapping Good Photos With Your Phone
A contract photographer for The Times offers his tips, from angles to apps, for getting the most out of your phone’s camera.

04/24/2014 09:15 AM
In Transit Blog: A Little Night Snorkeling
Sugar Beach, a Viceroy resort in St. Lucia, is offering night snorkeling to guests.

04/23/2014 02:47 PM
Personal Journeys: All Aboard the Orient Local
Constructing a contemporary version of the old Orient Express route through Europe, the author cuts across the Continent, encountering a variety of personalities along the way.

04/23/2014 10:10 AM
In Transit Blog: Queen’s Day Becomes King’s Day in the Netherlands
The Netherlands’ biggest celebration has a new date and name this month, when the former Queen’s Day, held since 1890, becomes King’s Day.

04/23/2014 09:27 AM
Pursuits: Chasing Elusive Flowers in South Africa
She envisioned heading out from Cape Town for a few hours and then being engulfed by a rainbow of flowers. Here’s how the trip actually turned out.

04/23/2014 09:25 AM
Explorer : Ice Climbing in an Alaskan Glacial Paradise
A family trip to one of the least-visited national parks leads to exhilarating climbs and mesmerizing views of white and blue.

04/23/2014 09:04 AM
In Transit Blog: Sherpa Guides Abandon Everest Climbing Season
Following the worst single-day death toll in the history of Mount Everest, a group of Sherpas announced that they decided to abandon this year’s climbing season.

04/23/2014 09:03 AM
In Transit Blog: Orbitz Adds to Third-Party Booking Credit Card Options
Orbitz becomes the latest third-party booking site to offer a credit card.

04/23/2014 06:01 AM
T Magazine: Itinerary | An Artist’s View of Brussels
On the occasion of the Belgian capital’s art week, an American artist currently living there offers a guide to the city’s best under-the-radar pleasures.

04/22/2014 11:32 AM
Bites : Restaurant Report: The Coalhouse in Gower, Wales
This spot, which opened last summer, serves locally sourced fare in a stylish spot by the sea.

04/22/2014 11:31 AM
Check In : Hotel Review: Vander Urbani Resort in Ljubljana, Slovenia
The 16-room Vander is centrally located near city sights, offers not-to-be missed views and even comes with a love story.

04/22/2014 11:30 AM
Heads Up : A Craft-Beer Pub Crawl in the ‘Kitchen of Japan’
Osaka, Japan’s third-largest city, is increasingly the place to taste domestic craft brews.

04/21/2014 01:35 PM
In Transit Blog: A Beer Vacation Is On Tap in Chicago
Lagunitas Brewing Company, which will open a facility in Chicago in May, is partnering with the JW Marriott in the city for a “Beercation” travel package.

04/21/2014 12:16 PM
In Transit Blog: Planning a Trip That’s Socially Acceptable
Two new travel apps are harnessing the power of Facebook to help friends spend some time together.

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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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