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Latest Travel News from CNN - Travel

03/26/2015 11:05 AM
And the world's busiest airport is ...
The birthplace of Coca-Cola, "Gone with the Wind" and Martin Luther King Jr. is still home to the busiest passenger airport in the world.

03/25/2015 03:47 AM
Naked art tours: Would you visit a gallery in the buff?

03/24/2015 03:38 AM
The coolest way to get rid of spare change after a flight?

03/23/2015 07:02 AM
Yes, now there's a micro pig cafe

03/23/2015 03:11 PM
If Barbie owned a superyacht, this would be it

03/24/2015 07:16 AM
Disney monorail listing pulled from eBay
Christopher Nowak says none of his friends were surprised when he and his wife decided to use a down payment for a home on a monorail car instead.

03/26/2015 03:59 AM
Dishes every visitor to Italy's culinary capital must try
Whether you've hit up Sicily to gorge on arancini or made a special trip to Naples to sample the world's best pizza, no corner of Italy will leave your stomach disappointed. Yet many miss a big slice of Italian gourmet excellence in the northern city of Modena.

03/26/2015 03:54 AM
Taste it while you can: Shanghai's vanishing street food
Shanghai's gleaming architecture may be reaching for the sky, but its cuisine doesn't get better than when it's at street level.

03/26/2015 07:39 AM
TripAdvisor's picks: World's top 25 destinations
Travel web site TripAdvisor has sliced and diced millions of user reviews to select its 2015 Travelers' Choice award winners for the world's top destinations.

03/25/2015 04:01 AM
Drive from Europe to the U.S.? Russia proposes superhighway
London to New York City by car? It could happen if the head of Russian Railways has his way.

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USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

03/26/2015 04:00 AM
What it's like to take a Carnival 'Fun Ship' cruise
On Carnival Cruise Line's affordable cruises, there's always something going on.

03/26/2015 04:00 AM
Bite into Buenos Aires' iconic beef culture
Argentines eat more beef per capita than any other citizenry on earth.

03/26/2015 03:03 AM
Caribbean in the buff: Top nude resorts
Hoping to relax in your birthday suit? You're (un)covered with these resorts.

03/23/2015 02:32 PM
Good morning: Beautiful sunrises around the USA
There's no better reason to wake up early than a beautiful sunrise, especially here.

03/26/2015 04:00 AM
Secrets to booking a cheap flight to Europe
As the euro falls against the dollar, now is the time to book a trip across the pond.

03/26/2015 06:11 AM
Five travel hacks for new Road Warriors
On your own journey, ease your passage with these 5 travel hacks.

03/26/2015 05:08 AM
Smashburger is worth a stop
Made to order with quality ingredients is the hallmark here – that and the namesake "smashing."

03/25/2015 04:02 AM
The most outrageously fun water slides at sea
Check out these thrilling water attractions atop your favorite cruise ships.

03/25/2015 04:02 AM
In search of the country's best B&B breakfast is hosting its fourth annual search for the country's best breakfast.

03/25/2015 12:09 PM
The most anticipated new roller coasters of 2015
Ready to scream? These are our most anticipated new coasters for the 2015 park season.

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

03/25/2015 08:02 PM
Baby on board! Qatar Air Boeing 777 diverts to Newfoundland
Diversion came after a passenger went into labor and gave birth mid-flight.

03/26/2015 12:17 AM
Alaska Air beefs up in Boise; now at 8 nonstop routes
New route cements Alaska Airlines as the top carrier in Boise.

03/25/2015 02:53 AM
Police: Airline worker stole cash from Newark passenger
Ramp worker has been accused of stealing more than $575 from a passenger's wallet.

03/25/2015 01:10 AM
Australia may block Qantas-China Eastern tie-up
Australian watchdog says tie-up could result in "significant public detriment."

03/23/2015 09:45 PM
Emirates to make Orlando its 10th U.S. destination
Emirates will begin flying to the central Florida city in September.

03/23/2015 07:18 PM
AA to absorb US Airways' frequent-flier accounts Saturday
US Airways' Dividend Miles program will fade into history.

03/24/2015 04:07 AM
TSA's Pre-check now at 1 million travelers
Pre-check allows fliers to keep shoes and jackets on at designated screening checkpoints.

03/24/2015 02:51 AM
European discount carriers have a strong safety record
Sector has a record that's on par with the industry as a whole.

03/23/2015 05:11 AM
Airbus delivers its 9,000th aircraft
The milestone Airbus A321 went to Vietnamese carrier VietJetAir.

03/23/2015 02:11 AM
Fliers not done with snow; Storm slows Chicago flights
It may be spring, but winter weather continues to make its mark on air travel.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

03/25/2015 05:37 AM
Embrace the madness: 10 spring break party spots
Here are 10 destinations that may be typical, but are nonetheless totally awesome.

03/22/2015 03:00 PM
Hotel star ratings yield galaxy of confusion
The rating system for the 'opaque' hotel rooms on Hotwire and Priceline can be slippery.

03/18/2015 08:04 AM
Photo tour: The Mirage Hotel and Casino
This month we rediscover one of Vegas' longstanding landmarks, The Mirage.

03/25/2015 04:02 AM
Browse the country's best B&B breakfasts is hosting its fourth annual search for the country's best breakfast.

03/24/2015 07:36 AM
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03/23/2015 11:33 AM
Viacom, Karisma to develop Nickelodeon-branded hotels
Viacom to develop Nickelodeon-branded Karisma Hotels.

03/22/2015 03:00 PM
Hotels help guests score a good night's sleep
Hotels offer lights that mimic the sunrise and other features to help guests sleep.

03/19/2015 11:40 AM
Reader's Choice: Vote for the best national park lodge!
Vote once per day for the best national park lodge until Monday, March 30 at noon ET.

03/19/2015 11:39 AM
10Best Readers' Choice: Best National Park Lodge

03/17/2015 05:48 AM
Hotel secrets: Front desk managers tell all
We interviewed hotel front desk clerks and managers to learn some insider secrets.

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

03/25/2015 12:09 PM
The most anticipated new roller coasters of 2015
Ready to scream? These are our most anticipated new coasters for the 2015 park season.

03/26/2015 05:08 AM
Smashburger is worth a stop
Made to order with quality ingredients is the hallmark here – that and the namesake "smashing."

03/25/2015 03:01 AM
Caribbean in the buff: Don't miss these nude excursions
Enjoy the sun and surf of the Caribbean... sans clothing.

03/25/2015 05:37 AM
Embrace the madness: 10 spring break party spots
Here are 10 destinations that may be typical, but are nonetheless totally awesome.

03/25/2015 06:26 AM
TripAdvisor reveals top U.S., worldwide destinations
For the fifth year in a row, travelers have catapulted New York City into the top spot for most popular U.S. destination.

03/06/2015 11:28 AM
Win Fourth of July fireworks for your town
In 150 words or less, tell us why your town deserves the ultimate fireworks display.

03/26/2015 09:36 AM
What you need to know before booking a vacation rental
A bad vacation rental can turn your dream trip into a nightmare.

03/26/2015 05:00 AM
Smashburger elevates fast-casual with better ingredients

01/12/2015 11:49 AM
Win a $5,000 gift card for your next great American getaway!
Enter to win $5000 towards your next Getaway!

03/26/2015 04:00 AM
Secrets to booking a cheap flight to Europe
As the euro falls against the dollar, now is the time to book a trip across the pond.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

03/26/2015 04:43 PM
Common Sense: Bargain Hunting With a Strong Dollar in Europe, but Finding a Mixed Bag
With the euro approaching parity with the dollar, it seems to be time for a shopping spree on the Continent. But currency fluctuations are complicated.

03/26/2015 02:00 PM
In Transit Blog: A New Hike Explores the Bay of Fundy
World Expeditions is offering a new hiking trip that includes four days on the less-populated portion of the Fundy Footpath in Canada.

03/26/2015 01:40 PM
Frugal Traveler: High in the Mountains and Monasteries of Georgia
This former Soviet republic is perfect for budget travelers who like their bumpy bus rides to end in mountain villages with lots of good, affordable wine.

03/26/2015 09:27 AM
Footsteps: Searching for Evan S. Connell’s Bohemian Sausalito
The Midwestern postwar novelist made a life in California, where he frequented bars and rubbed elbows with literary lights.

03/26/2015 07:29 AM
In Transit Blog: At a Paris Museum, a Portrait of Tintin
The Musée en Herbe in Paris explores the visual world of Tintin with illustrations and objects similar to those depicted in his adventures.

03/26/2015 04:00 AM
Surfacing: A Town on New York’s Hudson River Reinvents Itself
Stylish restaurants, quirky boutiques and a craft brewery are helping Troy, population 50,000, to mount a comeback.

03/25/2015 07:42 PM
Past and Present: At the Prague Marathon, History Is a Spectator
To run through the city’s medieval streets and working-class neighborhoods, where dissidents had conspired against Communist rule, is to run through Czech history.

03/25/2015 11:41 AM
T Magazine: Alessandra Ambrosio’s Brazilian Discovery
The supermodel and designer was enchanted by Trancoso, a small fishing village on the country’s east coast, when she visited last month.

03/25/2015 09:18 AM
36 Hours: What to Do in Palm Beach, Fla.
This rarefied island, with its extravagant estates, exclusive shops and sumptuous hotels, is best viewed over the handlebars of a bike.

03/25/2015 08:52 AM
Q&A: Lanshu Chen on Dining Well on the Road
The Taiwanese chef, formerly of French Laundry, offers tips on how to stay away from generic and touristy places on the road.

03/25/2015 08:41 AM
In Transit Blog: A Guide to Angkor Park, in Words and 3-D Images
“The Angkor Guidebook: Your Essential Companion to the Temples” features digital recreations of the temples and cityscapes as they appeared centuries ago as well as detailed histories and itineraries.

03/25/2015 04:00 AM
Bites: Restaurant Report: Dstage in Madrid
Nervy young chefs like Diego Guerrero are making the Spanish capital an avant-garde culinary destination. Move over, Barcelona.

03/25/2015 04:00 AM
Heads Up: In Hong Kong, PMQ Serves Up Food and Art
“Police Married Quarters,” a 1950s complex that once housed families, is now home to dozens of restaurants, studios and boutiques.

03/24/2015 02:00 PM
In Transit Blog: A Clean Getaway at St. Lucia Resort
Sugar Beach in St. Lucia has a perk for some departing guests: clean laundry ready for the suitcase.

03/24/2015 09:48 AM
In Transit Blog: A New Look for a Laguna Beach Hotel
The Laguna Beach House in California has been redecorated with a surf and skate theme.

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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

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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