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10/24/2016 10:00 PM
Untouched by the modern world, Cape Town's Bo-Kaap is home to recipes that time forgot.

10/23/2016 06:40 PM
A journey up Vietnam's Red River

10/20/2016 09:27 AM
Bourdain: 'I woke up to a London blinking in shock'

10/19/2016 01:48 PM
Election fatigue? Picture yourself here

10/18/2016 02:55 PM
What it's like to drink in the world's best bar

10/14/2016 09:07 AM
Presidential homes shine in an uncivil political season

10/12/2016 04:07 AM
The world's best cruise ships

10/24/2016 08:15 AM
Pope opens private summer residence to visitors
Pope Francis has once again bucked tradition by opening his exclusive papal vacation apartments for public viewing.

10/20/2016 06:42 PM
Living dolls: A look at Fukuoka's ningyo craftsmen
Craftsmen from many regions of Japan are noted for their hand-made dolls, but Hakata dolls -- known locally as "ningyo" -- are perhaps the most famous.

10/19/2016 05:09 AM
China opens old nuclear plant to tourism

Latest Travel News from USA Today

USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

10/25/2016 05:05 AM
O, Canada! Country named 2017's top travel destination
Lonely Planet put the USA's northern neighbor atop its list of must-visit countries, followed by Colombia and Finland.

10/25/2016 04:12 AM
Nashville’s best craft breweries and tap rooms
Nashville’s beer scene is thriving as it never has before with more than 25 breweries.

10/25/2016 09:03 AM
Beautiful Caribbean: Photo tours of the ABC islands
Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao sit at the western edge of the Leeward Antilles chain.

10/25/2016 02:05 AM
Why European airlines give you better consumer protection
EU regulations benefit not just Europeans, but anyone flying on a European-owned aircraft.

10/24/2016 06:05 AM
Ask the Captain: Reader questions about military aircraft
How do commercial airliners and military aircraft share the skies?

10/24/2016 07:10 AM
Singapore Air is again flying nonstop to USA from Singapore
Airline says new San Francisco-Singapore service is a precursor to more U.S. routes.

10/24/2016 06:28 PM
'Walking Dead' in real life: Filming sites to snap a selfie
See what locations from the hit TV series look like in real life.

10/24/2016 09:58 AM
A makeover brings changes, but iconic Queen Mary 2 'still is Queen Mary 2'
The captain of the famed Cunard flagship says the essence of the vessel remains the same.

10/24/2016 04:46 AM
Creepy thrills: How theme parks celebrate Halloween around the USA
From scare zones to Fright Fests, you'll find plenty to fear beyond roller coasters.

10/24/2016 03:47 AM
10 fall lattes that aren’t pumpkin spice
Coffee shops around America are offering creative alternatives that rival pumpkin spice.

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

10/24/2016 10:05 PM
Dulles airport mobile lounge crashes; two hospitalized
Mobile lounge went into area of uneven pavement in a construction area, officials say.

10/24/2016 10:12 PM
Is the Grinch is stealing Christmas from the airlines?
Christmas on a Sunday? "The overall compression of the holiday will create less travel," exec says.

10/24/2016 06:57 PM
JetBlue growth turns to Mint, non-NYC bases
JetBlue's Mint lie-flat seats are drawing customers, as are bases in Boston and Florida.

10/25/2016 12:53 AM
U.K. backs new runway for London's Heathrow Airport
Move to expand Heathrow Airport won out over competing plan for nearby Gatwick Airport.

10/24/2016 02:52 AM
Sneak peek: First look at Phoenix airport's $150M Terminal 3 upgrade
Fliers will find lots of charging stations, plus a dog park and desert garden.

10/23/2016 04:36 AM
Singapore Air is again flying nonstop to USA from Singapore
Airline says new San Francisco-Singapore service is a precursor to more U.S. routes.

10/21/2016 04:09 AM
Iberia latest airline to unveil premium economy cabin
Customers will first see the seats in 2017. Chicago will be the first U.S. city to get them.

10/21/2016 05:12 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week 's "name that airport" photo.

10/21/2016 01:27 AM
American: 'Basic Economy' fares coming in 2017
American Airlines said it plans to remain on the offensive against “ultra low-cost” rivals that have expanded at its hub airports in recent ...

10/19/2016 08:31 PM
American bullish on Cuba despite demand uncertainty
American began serving 10 new destinations during the third quarter, including in five in Cuba.

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

10/12/2016 04:45 AM
Eight hotels in Seattle with awesome views
The city offers stunning views thanks to its waterfront location, skyline accented by the Space Needle, and proximity to the mountains.

10/08/2016 03:29 AM
Over-the-top inauguration packages at D.C. hotels
The most expensive hotel package for Inauguration Day in Washington is $2.5 million.

10/03/2016 10:39 AM
Hotels join forces with popular fitness brands
Hotels partner with fitness brands such as SoulCycle, Flywheel and Barry's Bootcamp

10/04/2016 05:02 AM
After merger, Marriott expands into Africa
Marriott, now the largest hotel company in the world, debuts in Sub-Saharan Africa

10/02/2016 10:03 PM
Hotels partner with popular fitness brands

09/30/2016 05:08 PM
West Elm starts hotel chain; new Trump hotel brand to be called Scion
West Elm, the modern furnishings company, is expanding into the hospitality business.

09/28/2016 04:55 AM
New England’s most scenic hotels and resorts
Oyster.com found hotels and resorts where the vistas — of both mountains and ocean — are hard to beat.

09/30/2016 12:30 PM
Virgin Hotels to check into Silicon Valley
Virgin Hotels, Sir Richard Branson’s lifestyle hotel brand, will expand to the West Coast.

09/26/2016 11:13 AM
Best hotel loyalty promotions for fall 2016
Hotel promotions are worth paying attention to, even if you don’t stay frequently at one particular brand.

09/23/2016 08:10 AM
Marriott buys Starwood, how it affects your loyalty points
If you're booking your next vacation and looking for a room with a view chances are you'll be staying at a Marriott hotel. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

10/24/2016 04:46 AM
Creepy thrills: How theme parks celebrate Halloween around the USA
From scare zones to Fright Fests, you'll find plenty to fear beyond roller coasters.

10/24/2016 06:28 PM
'Walking Dead' in real life: Filming sites to snap a selfie
See what locations from the hit TV series look like in real life.

10/24/2016 11:55 AM
Ship that saved 7 in 'Perfect Storm' to be sunk off N.J.
The Tamaroa overcame gale-force winds, 40-foot waves in 1993, a rescue effort immortalized in the book and film 'The Perfect Storm.'

10/22/2016 05:02 AM
Road Trip USA: It’s a small world in Rhode Island
A mansion on the cliffs doesn’t necessarily make a home.

10/20/2016 04:01 PM
10 Caribbean islands cruise ships don’t visit
These gems unspoiled by the cruising throngs are terrific holdouts of authentic island life.

10/21/2016 08:03 AM
Drive into the paranormal in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Fall has often brought an uptick in reports of Brown Mountain Lights sightings.

10/26/2016 12:48 AM
10Best: Readers' Choice hits the slopes
Vote for your favorite ski resorts, hotels, towns and bars in North America.

10/24/2016 04:58 AM
'Walking Dead' locations you can visit in person

10/21/2016 11:34 PM
Sightseeing in Rhode Island

10/24/2016 06:23 AM
10 great knitting and yarn shops across North America
Many stores offer classes, supplies and a place to work on your next scarf, afghan or fiber-art masterpiece.

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

10/25/2016 03:00 AM
Pursuits: The Italian Winemakers’ Cult
Is the best way into the world of Italian wine with farmers who say things like “our work is to enter the rhythm of the planets”?
10/25/2016 03:00 AM
Chasing the Deal: For Election Season, Hotel Packages
Hotels will celebrate the election season with special offers for Democrats, Republicans, independents — and for those who want to avoid it all.
10/21/2016 01:38 PM
On the Water, and Into the Wild
The lakes and forests of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters transport you to a time when nature was not a thing at the edge of civilization, but a world unto itself.
10/21/2016 03:00 AM
Frugal Traveler: Partying in South Beach Like It’s $19.99
The bars and clubs of South Beach are notoriously expensive. Here’s how to get the best thump-thump for your dollar.
10/21/2016 06:22 AM
What in the World: A Traveler’s Guide to Customs: When to Shake Hands, Hug or Kiss
You might end up touching noses in New Zealand, figuring out how many air kisses to give in France, or receiving a bone-crushing handshake in Russia.
10/25/2016 03:00 AM
A New Trump Brand Not Named for Trump? Yes, Meet Scion
A hotelier’s attempts to branch out are complicated by a presidential campaign.
10/25/2016 09:06 AM
Personal Journeys: Want to Explore Iceland? An Airline Has a Buddy Who Can Help
For passengers who stop over in Iceland, Icelandair has devised a buddy program in which employees help visitors explore the country (the fishing’s fine).
10/24/2016 04:39 PM
Cuba in All Its Natural Glory at the American Museum of Natural History
The museum is readying one of the largest exhibitions ever in the United States on Cuba’s biodiversity and culture.
10/24/2016 01:06 PM
How to Make Your Holiday Air Travel More Bearable
Strategies for booking, packing and beyond that can help minimize the hassle of crowds and long lines at the airport.
10/24/2016 01:04 PM
Itineraries: Brace Yourself for a Busy Holiday Season at Airports
Capping a year of lower ticket prices and growing numbers of passengers, the holidays could make airports more crowded than ever. It pays to start planning ahead.
10/24/2016 02:50 AM
The Naked Truth About German Nudists
One writer sets out to explore the country’s widespread culture of nudity — and tries it on for herself.
10/22/2016 09:58 AM
The Haggler: Do Not Anger the Travel Gods. Sweat the Details.
When the travel insurance company Allianz denies a claim for a trip that was canceled for medical reasons, a traveler seeks help getting a reimbursement.
10/22/2016 03:00 AM
Travel Tips: How to Get a Deal at Local Markets
For travelers in search of good prices at local markets, look for handmade items, prepare to bargain — and don’t forget airport shopping.
10/21/2016 03:00 AM
Bites: A Lisbon Food Court Housed in a Palace
The two floors of Palácio Chiado offer seven stops, each spinoffs of existing restaurants, from casual tapas to fancy seafood.
10/21/2016 02:50 AM
On the Ground: Hawaii Looks Back, and Ahead, as Its Presidential Spotlight Dims
With President Obama’s time in the White House almost up, a tour of Honolulu found residents proud of their native son but wistful about the coming loss of attention.

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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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