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CNN.com - Travel

10/24/2014 06:27 AM
5 can't-miss Tanzania experiences
Tanzania is far more than just a spot to climb the world's tallest freestanding mountain. It's got stunning wildlife, an expansive volcanic crater and intriguing islands, too.

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.

10/27/2014 01:57 AM
Is this America's funniest city?
As entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles draws some of the best comic talent on the planet. Here's where to see it live.

10/21/2014 02:38 PM
Honeymooners on wheels
Heath and Alyssa Padgett are spending their honeymoon on a seven-month road trip to each of the 50 states.

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.








Latest Travel News from USA Today


USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

10/31/2014 03:37 AM
First look: Inside the year's hottest new cruise ship
Royal Caribbean's much-ballyhooed Quantum of the Seas debuts this weekend.
     
 
 

10/27/2014 02:55 PM
Spooky spirits: Smoky, orange and frightfully good Halloween cocktails

10/31/2014 04:55 AM
10Best: Places to taste peanut butter with a twist
Chefs are pairing the school-lunch standby with bacon, pickles and even Sriracha sauce.
     
 
 

10/31/2014 05:18 AM
Scary beaches: 13 shores to bask in fear
A look at 13 beaches we dare you to visit in the dark -- from horror sets to hauntings.
     
 
 

10/30/2014 05:19 AM
Route 66: A road trip into history
From the historical to the weird (alien-themed hotels?), there's plenty to explore.
     
 
 

10/30/2014 09:16 AM
The most haunted hotels in the world
From an English castle to a B&B in New Jersey, these hotels are known for paranormal encounters.
     
 
 

10/30/2014 04:00 AM
10 airlines that still give fliers free perks
From sweet treats to aromatherapy cards, these perks make flying just a little better.
     
 
 

10/30/2014 03:00 AM
Photo tour: The luxury of the revamped Regent Mariner
The 700-passenger vessel was the first all-suite ship at sea.
     
 
 

10/29/2014 08:09 AM
Snacks so good they're state symbols
Five states love their snacks so much, they made the relationship official.
     
 
 

10/28/2014 05:17 AM
10Best: Thrill-seeking adventures around the USA
Why just stand on the edge when you can take the next step with these exciting adventures?
     
 
 

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

10/31/2014 02:14 AM
Guam has high hopes for United service to Seoul, Shanghai
Guam hopes flights keep tourism numbers steady.
      
 
 

10/31/2014 05:09 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.
      
 
 

10/29/2014 11:51 PM
Las Vegas airport's longest runway to get $67M overhaul
The project will force the airport to close the 14,505-foot east-west runway until May.
      
 
 

10/30/2014 02:33 AM
Spotted: American Airlines' first Boeing 787 Dreamliner
AA's first Boeing 787 was spotted shortly after it emerged from a Boeing paint facility.
      
 
 

10/28/2014 10:24 PM
Spirit Airlines tops expectations with strong Q3 profit
Self-described ultra low-cost carrier announced on Tuesday it made a profit of $67 million.
      
 
 

10/29/2014 03:36 AM
Virgin Atlantic launches first Dreamliner route
Virgin Atlantic launched 787 service Tuesday, flying between London Heathrow and Boston.
      
 
 

10/27/2014 10:24 PM
South Bend celebrates United service to NYC area
United will be able to tap up to $750,000 in federal and local funds for revenue guarantees.
      
 
 

10/28/2014 02:02 AM
American: Frequent-flier programs to combine this spring
American says it will combine US Airways program into its AAdvantage program this spring.
      
 
 

10/26/2014 11:23 PM
United now flying the world's longest Dreamliner route
United uses the Boeing 787-9 to give it a new route between LAX and Melbourne, Australia.
      
 
 

10/26/2014 08:28 PM
Wi-Fi hotspot named for terror group delays AA flight at LAX
The incident ultimately delayed the flight by more than 17 hours.
      
 
 

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

10/30/2014 09:16 AM
The most haunted hotels in the world
From an English castle to a B&B in New Jersey, these hotels are known for paranormal encounters.
      
 
 

10/27/2014 05:04 AM
Method to the madness: How hotels set room rates
Fluctuating rates mystify travelers, but experts say there's a method to the madness.
      
 
 

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.
      
 
 

10/31/2014 05:15 AM
Posh and pink: First Barbie hotel room in world
Fans of the iconic Barbie doll can now wake up in Barbie's world. The Hilton Buenos Aires in Argentina has created the first Barbie-themed hotel room in the world. (Oct. 30)
      
 
 

10/29/2014 03:45 AM
10Best: Family-friendly hotels in Florence
These Florence, Italy hotels make traveling with kids a breeze.
      
 
 

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.
      
 
 

10/27/2014 07:34 AM
In praise of the unsung heroes of travel
Small acts of kindness and compassion can make a big difference in your travels.
      
 
 

10/27/2014 09:12 AM
Castles, chalets and villas: 25 priciest vacation rentals
Live out a travel fantasy in one of these over-the-top vacation rentals.
      
 
 

10/27/2014 03:00 AM
10Best: Haunted hotels for Halloween
Do you dare book a room in one of these haunted hotels?
      
 
 

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.
      
 
 

Top Of USA Today Section

 

USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

10/31/2014 05:17 AM
New York City: How to make the most of a weekend trip
New York moves fast, which is perfect, since you've only got a few short days to see it.
      
 
 

10/30/2014 01:31 PM
Come face to face with massive whale sharks
Don't let their massive size fool you. The whale sharks at the Georgia Aquarium are gentle giants. You can see for yourself by diving right into their Atlanta tank for a swim.
      
 
 

10/29/2014 08:09 AM
Snacks so good they're state symbols
Five states love their snacks so much, they made the relationship official.
      
 
 

10/30/2014 09:16 AM
The most haunted hotels in the world
From an English castle to a B&B in New Jersey, these hotels are known for paranormal encounters.
      
 
 

10/30/2014 05:12 AM
Seafood pilgrimage: S.C.'s Bowens Island Restaurant
The oysters and shrimp served here are fished here, from a region famous for the quality of both.
      
 
 

10/27/2014 05:04 AM
Method to the madness: How hotels set room rates
Fluctuating rates mystify travelers, but experts say there's a method to the madness.
      
 
 

10/31/2014 05:18 AM
Scary beaches: 13 shores to bask in fear
A look at 13 beaches we dare you to visit in the dark -- from horror sets to hauntings.
      
 
 

10/31/2014 04:55 AM
10Best: Places to taste peanut butter with a twist
Chefs are pairing the school-lunch standby with bacon, pickles and even Sriracha sauce.
      
 
 

10/31/2014 04:49 AM
Creative peanut butter dishes across the USA

10/27/2014 02:55 PM
Spooky spirits: Smoky, orange and frightfully good Halloween cocktails

Top Of USA Today Section

 








Latest Travel News from the New York Times


NYT > Travel

10/31/2014 11:38 AM
Deep in Vietnam, Exploring a Colossal Cave
For the adventurous who endure the trek to reach the giant Hang En cave, the rewards are otherworldly.







10/31/2014 11:38 AM
Road Trip: In Baja, Camping, Cactus and Cocktails
Retracing a honeymoon car trip along the Baja California Peninsula.







10/31/2014 11:00 AM
In Transit Blog: Dining Itineraries, Personalized
The tour operator Culinary Backstreets is offering an “Eatinerary” program that prepares customized dining guides for travelers.







10/31/2014 08:30 AM
T Magazine: Fabien Baron’s Treacherous Tundra Adventure
The French art director and Interview Magazine editorial director traveled to Western Greenland to document the once-grand glaciers in Ilulissat with Moncler’s customized Leica X camera.







10/31/2014 08:30 AM
In Transit Blog: Book a Vacation Rental, and a Jet
The online travel agency Vakast has partnered with Le Bas International to offer private jet charter service.







10/31/2014 08:19 AM
T Magazine: Finding Solace in Artistry
The Los Angeles artist Alex Israel sees a vivid exuberance in Terrance Hayes’s reflection on the comforts and perils of taking refuge in art.







10/31/2014 07:37 AM
Cultured Traveler: Where the Hills and Hollows Are Alive With Music
An area in southern Appalachia, regarded by some as the original capital of country music, still moves to its own lively soundtrack.







10/31/2014 06:00 AM
T Magazine: Gstaad: The Last Resort
A trip to the snow-capped wonderland reveals postcard-worthy scenery, unrivaled luxury and a growing turf war between the town’s longtime residents and the new arrivals.







10/31/2014 04:03 AM
Special Report: U.S. Grand Prix: Austin Offers Broad Range of Events for Fans, on the Track and Beyond
Austin, a city adept at holding international festivals like South by Southwest and City Limits, takes its U.S. Grand Prix entertainment seriously.







10/30/2014 01:39 PM
In Transit Blog: Taylor Swift Welcomes You to New York
The singer Taylor Swift has been named New York’s “global welcome ambassador’ by the city’s tourism group.







10/30/2014 10:54 AM
Check In: Hotel Review: Bespoke Inn in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Free bike rentals, plenty of outdoor lounge space and a location near Main Street are all part of the package at this four-room inn that opened last year.







10/30/2014 10:54 AM
Q&A: Traveling on the Fly With Omar Miller
The actor’s tips for choosing restaurants and hotels may make advanced planning seem boring.







10/30/2014 09:11 AM
T Magazine: Murder, They Wrote
For over a century, the cloistered luxury of the Orient Express has mingled intrigue and decadence. Two mystery novelists board in search of inspiration.







10/30/2014 09:08 AM
Heads Up: London Develops a Peruvian Palate
A dozen or so high-profile Peruvian restaurants have emerged on the city’s dining scene, with more on the way.







10/30/2014 09:01 AM
T Magazine: Tempest in a Teacup
No longer content to simply mend ceramic plates, Chinese jars and other fragments of history, the master restorer Bouke de Vries now creates something wholly original from them.

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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