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GANNETT Syndication Service

06/28/2017 06:26 AM
Take Me Away: Copenhagen’s fairy tale cityscape
It’s the home of harbors, herring, Hamlet and Harald Bluetooth.
     
 
 

06/28/2017 04:48 AM
Glacier National Park: See its 'shining mountains'
Only 25 glaciers still remain in the park, so see them while you can.
     
 
 

06/28/2017 03:43 AM
50 states: 50 summer food festivals
Celebrate seasonal fruit, barbecue, ice cream, and even potatoes at these events from the National Cherry Festival to Bite of Seattle.
     
 
 

06/27/2017 04:16 AM
Cruise smackdown: Harmony of the Seas vs. MSC Meraviglia
USA TODAY offers a side-by-side comparison of two of the world's biggest new cruise ships
     
 
 

06/27/2017 01:09 PM
Flying the world's most affordable private jet
Vision Jet could made jets affordable for buyers who now opt for turboprop or piston planes.
     
 
 

05/05/2017 01:51 PM
Canadian mountain ranges you can see without having to hike
See Canada’s breathtaking western mountain ranges—without breaking a sweat
     
 
 

06/27/2017 04:48 AM
Historic sites: How much to budget for visits
GoBankingRates.com has a list of 20 sites to live history, and the cost for each.
     
 
 

06/27/2017 03:41 AM
Jackson Hole's quality convenience store worth a stop
Teton Village, Wyo.'s Bodega Specialty Grocer & Bottle Shop sources quality ingredients for its fried chicken, pork buns, burritos and more.
     
 
 

03/20/2017 04:36 AM
Five things to love about a motorcycle vacation
Road travel can be mundane. Motorcycling is not.
     
 
 

06/27/2017 03:50 AM
These are the most outrageous travel fees
Shouldn't airlines, hotels and other travel companies charge a fair price for a complete product?
     
 
 

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

06/19/2017 08:04 PM
Allegiant : 28 new routes, 3 new cities part of its biggest expansion ever
Allegiant bills news as “largest-ever announcement of new service in the company’s history.”
      
 
 

06/18/2017 08:52 PM
Weather delays: Monday turned out to be a terrible day to fly
Air travelers faced major headaches Monday afternoon as a long line thunderstorms blocked flight paths from New England to the Gulf Coast. 
      
 
 

06/20/2017 03:48 AM
Qatar Airways CEO warns of 'lasting wound' from 'blockade'
CEO: Fliers are returning and again using Qatar as aviation hub after initial hit to business.
      
 
 

06/18/2017 07:03 PM
Paris Air Show day 1: A bigger 737, huge Airbus order and the president
See all the stories that made news from the opening day of the Paris Air Show.
      
 
 

06/19/2017 02:59 AM
Boeing unveils a bigger 737 in fight against Airbus
Boeing's plans for 'stretched' version of its 737 Max aircraft came at the Paris Air Show.
      
 
 

06/19/2017 12:24 AM
Paris Air Show 2017: Airbus lands first big deal on Monday
Airbus has clinched a deal for 100 single-aisle A320neo planes in its first big move at the show.
      
 
 

06/19/2017 12:36 AM
Paris Air Show: What to look for in 2017
Boeing-Airbus rivalry will again be huge, but there are other interesting story lines.
      
 
 

06/15/2017 06:37 PM
New era of budget travel? Norwegian begins Boeing 737 flights to Europe
Discount airline will be flying 12 Boeing 737 routes to Europe from small U.S. airports by fall.
      
 
 

06/16/2017 05:12 AM
Name that airport ... (Bangkok Suvarnabhumi)
UPDATE: The photo in this week's "name that airport" post is of Thailand's Suvarnabhumi Airport near Bangkok. 
      
 
 

06/16/2017 12:00 AM
Spirit Airlines adds new routes from Pittsburgh, Hartford
The budget carrier is growing at two of its newest cities with more flights to Florida.
      
 
 

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GANNETT Syndication Service

06/22/2017 05:44 AM
The 20 most popular hotels in Orlando
Expedia picks the 20 most popular hotels in Orlando
      
 
 

06/27/2017 05:20 AM
Airbnb's popularity grows in rural communities
Accommodations site says rentals help travelers in areas under-served by hotels.
      
 
 

06/21/2017 11:25 PM
IHG announced plans for new mid-scale brand
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced plans to start a new midscale brand.
      
 
 

06/21/2017 10:13 PM
The 20 most popular hotels in Orlando, according to Expedia
      
 
 

06/21/2017 04:45 AM
Beachfront bargains: Eight hotels for $200 a night or less
There are plenty of affordable options for a vacation at the beach.
      
 
 

06/19/2017 04:46 AM
June hotel roundup: The latest openings, renovations, new brands
The U.S. hotel industry continues to remain robust, with 191,832 new rooms under construction as of May. That represents a 16.4% increase compared with May 2016, according to research firm STR’s latest pipeline report.
      
 
 

06/14/2017 05:04 AM
Hilton debuts its Tru brand in Oklahoma City
Hilton has opened the first of its new midscale brand—Tru by Hilton—in Oklahoma City.
      
 
 

06/08/2017 05:29 AM
Richmond's historic Jefferson Hotel gets a revamp
Richmond's historic Jefferson Hotel gets a revival
      
 
 

06/07/2017 04:57 AM
Rural retreats: Eight picturesque U.S. inns and resorts
Head to the countryside, where you can get away from it all while reconnecting with nature.
      
 
 

06/07/2017 05:11 AM
Trump Hotels to start new mid-scale brand
Brand run by president's sons will debut with three properties in the Mississippi Delta area.
      
 
 

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GANNETT Syndication Service

06/26/2017 04:55 AM
Six Flags Over Georgia celebrates 50 years
One thing's stayed the same since 1967: thrilling rides.
      
 
 

06/26/2017 05:09 AM
Atomic City: Secret no longer
In Los Alamos, exhibits tell the story of the world’s most dangerous weapon.
      
 
 

06/24/2017 05:00 AM
Northern Virginia's vineyards shine
Virginia winemakers produce award-winning, drinkable wines on stunning estates
      
 
 

06/23/2017 04:53 AM
Beautiful photos of France's Mont Saint-Michel
The island is one of the country's most visited tourist sites.
      
 
 

06/23/2017 04:46 AM
Acadia National Park: From sunrise to sunset
The sunrise over Cadillac Mountain draws huge crowds, but there's plenty for night owls too.
      
 
 

06/26/2017 04:59 AM
15 things you have to do in Milwaukee in the summer
Lakefront festivals and beach volleyball. Beer gardens and Brewers.
      
 
 

06/28/2017 04:41 AM
The fairy tale wonders of Copenhagen
      
 
 

06/27/2017 04:55 PM
Summer road trip: Set out for All-American Roads
All-American Roads are the cream of the country's National Scenic Byways.
      
 
 

06/27/2017 04:48 AM
Historic sites: How much to budget for visits
GoBankingRates.com has a list of 20 sites to live history, and the cost for each.
      
 
 

06/27/2017 03:08 AM
Canada's 10 best doughnut shops
These doughnuts in Canada might make you spell donut differently
      
 
 

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times


NYT > Travel

06/26/2017 09:01 PM
The Weird, Mystic Pull of Southwest England
The area is a place of pilgrimage for late-model would-be knights of the Round Table, as well as mystical seekers of many stripes.
06/27/2017 09:01 PM
Personal Journeys: Revisiting My Hong Kong, 20 Years After the British Left
As the city changed, I met a friend who came to define my time there. When I returned to search for him, it awakened the ghosts of my youth.
06/28/2017 02:00 AM
Q. and A.: Kimpton, a Boutique Hotel Pioneer, Sets Its Sights on Europe
Mike DeFrino, the Kimpton chief executive, says the expanding brand emphasizes the “social experience” of its restaurants, wine hours and coffee in the lobby.
06/26/2017 09:01 PM
Explorer: An Untamed Island Meets Its Match
The rugged nature of Horn Island in the Gulf of Mexico made it Walter Anderson’s muse. A few generations after his death, rising seas will likely subsume it whole.
06/27/2017 09:04 PM
Foraging: Five Places to Shop in Dublin
One block west of Dublin’s Grafton Street lies a mix of happening independent boutiques, cafes and galleries in what is known as the Creative Quarter.
06/26/2017 02:00 AM
The Getaway: How to Survive the Blockbuster Summer Travel Season
It’s shaping up to be a record-breaking year for summer travel. A guide to what you need to know for a smooth vacation.
06/27/2017 02:00 AM
Travel Tips: How to Plan an African Safari
Figure out how much you want to spend, stay in a simple camp to be closer to nature and decide what wildlife you want to see.
06/20/2017 02:00 AM
Explorer: In the Footsteps of Charles Darwin
A land-based vacation in the Galápagos offers snorkeling, cave exploration, mountain hikes, tortoises and, sometimes, a little mystery.
06/22/2017 09:01 PM
Pursuits: Summer Vacation, Minus the Traffic: 5 Alternatives to Popular Trips
There’s a big problem with vacation hot spots. Everyone knows about them. Luckily, the world is a big place. Here are five alternative destinations.
06/20/2017 02:00 AM
Cultured Traveler: Music and Ancient History in the Caucasus
A music-filled journey through Georgia, with a side trip to Turkey, leads to ancient churches and mountain fortresses.
06/20/2017 09:01 PM
Frugal Traveler: How to Survive Airport Security
No one enjoys the process. But here is list of pointers to help keep you sailing through security as efficiently as possible, and with minimal stress.
06/28/2017 02:11 PM
The Right Way to Pack for Travel
Whether you’re going on a three-day business trip or a two-month outdoor adventure, here are guidelines for maximizing suitcase space and minimizing your load.
06/28/2017 10:17 AM
Browsing: 3 Hot Spots for Independence Day (and What to Wear There)
From the Hamptons to the Catskills, get your holiday weekend wardrobe sorted.
06/28/2017 09:00 AM
Update: T.S.A. Testing 2 Technologies to Speed Airport Screening
The agency is trying three-dimensional bag screening and biometric fingerprint identification to make the security process faster.
06/28/2017 06:30 AM
International Real Estate: House Hunting in … Frankfurt, Germany
With a rapidly growing population and limited housing supply, Frankfurt has seen prices increase by more than 10 percent in the last year.

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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


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 ...
t2india.in -- 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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