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01/17/2017 05:38 AM
Do yourself a favor and, for a moment, put aside what you think you know about Houston

01/17/2017 03:13 AM
Davos: How to party like a world leader
It's Europe's highest city. So where better to live like a high roller?

01/16/2017 03:10 AM
15 of the world's happiest places

01/16/2017 05:55 PM
15 best places to celebrate Lunar New Year
Want to strut your stuff in the Chinese Year of the Rooster?

01/13/2017 03:19 PM
Embracing Art Deco in Miami Beach
With buildings painted lovely shades of pastel blue, pink and more, every day can be a celebration of Art Deco in Miami Beach, which has more than 800 protected Deco structures.

01/16/2017 01:53 AM
Sailing Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago
One of the last regions on Earth to remain almost entirely undocumented, Myanmar's stunning Mergui Archipelago is becoming a popular destination for luxury chartered yachts.

01/03/2017 06:44 PM
Best new restaurants for 2017

12/21/2016 04:58 AM
MLK Day: Atlanta's most inspirational civil rights landmarks
Nicknamed "the city too busy to hate," Atlanta has actually been at the epicenter of many a civil rights struggle and has the landmarks to prove it.

01/16/2017 10:49 AM
600-year-old Buddha emerges from water in China
A 600-year-old Buddha statue has been discovered in a reservoir in east China's Jiangxi Province after water levels fell during renovation work.

01/13/2017 10:41 AM
When all of China goes on vacation, this happens
In terms of raw numbers in almost every category, the Chinese New Year Spring Festival is the largest human event on the planet.

Latest Travel News from USA Today

GANNETT Syndication Service

12/07/2016 05:48 AM
The 50 most visited monuments and memorials in the USA
Which of the memorials and monuments cared for by the National Park Service do we visit the most?

01/13/2017 02:56 PM
Delight in the sights and tastes of Hong Kong
From food to architecture, Hong Kong is a world-class destination

01/15/2017 01:03 PM
Ask the Captain: Automation in aviation
Is over-reliance on automation increasing the number of commercial airline accidents?

01/17/2017 02:41 AM
The sexiest ship at sea? Top designer goes curvy with Seabourn Encore
Noted designer Adam Tihany brought a new, yacht-like feel to Seabourn's latest ship

01/14/2017 06:04 AM
Retiring travel writer picks five places you must see in your lifetime
Forget the books about 1,000 places to see before you die. You need to see only five.

01/13/2017 05:46 AM
10 great racing schools and high-speed experiences
If you’ve ever dreamed of zipping around a race track at twice the legal speed limit, it’s time to go back to school, says Kim Wolfkill editor-in-chief of Road & Track magazine (roadandtrack.com), and a former racecar driver.

01/12/2017 08:40 PM
50 states: 50 dips for sports fans
Celebrate your state with these spirited dips that are perfect for game day parties.

01/12/2017 05:46 AM
The 35 longest rivers in the USA
Which of America's long, winding waterways covers the most miles?

01/13/2017 12:49 AM
Biggest Carnival ship ever to call Texas home
The 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista debuted in May and currently sails out of Miami.

01/13/2017 05:48 AM
Universal Orlando in 2017: A new water park and more
Volcano Bay, Universal's third gate, is one of a number of developments coming this year

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01/15/2017 04:01 AM
Boeing lands India deal worth up to $22 billion
India's low-cost airline Spicejet plans to buy up to 205 next-generation Boeing planes.

01/14/2017 03:00 AM
DOJ: Criminal charges apply to assaulting airport workers
Airline and airport workers cheered Friday that criminal charges could apply if they suffer physical or verbal abuse from a passenger.

01/13/2017 05:12 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo. 

01/13/2017 03:00 AM
Unions appeal DOT approval of Norwegian Air
Unions representing 100,000 aviation workers have asked a federal appeals court to overturn the Transportation Department’s decision allowin...

01/13/2017 02:34 AM
Alaska Airlines to offer free in-flight chat access
Smartphone-toting fliers will have free access to Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and iMessage.

01/12/2017 05:17 AM
Delta optimistic Trump will deal with airports, Mideast rivals
Delta CEO Ed Bastian is optimistic President-elect Donald Trump’s administration will invest in airports and deal with competition from Midd...

01/12/2017 02:03 AM
TSA finds record 3,391 guns at checkpoints in 2016
Transportation Security Administration officers found a record-setting 3,391 guns — more than nine per day at airport checkpoints nationwide...

01/12/2017 01:36 AM
D.C. airports: Be ready for inauguration crowds
Flying through D.C. around the inauguration? Be prepared for crowds, longer-than-usual lines.

01/10/2017 06:23 PM
United: Final Boeing 747 flight will come by end of 2017
Previously, United said its 747s would be phased out by the end of 2018.

01/11/2017 02:11 AM
Alaska Airlines adds four routes from its Portland hub
The new service will give Alaska Air a total of 55 destinations out of the Oregon airport.

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01/11/2017 09:30 AM
New hotels in 2017: New York, L.A., Chicago to get room boom
U.S. hotel industry will produce more than 33,000 new rooms in the top 10 most active markets.

01/05/2017 07:29 AM
20 charming hotels for a British city break
From vibrant London to rarefied Oxford and Cambridge, U.K. cities offer great variety for visitors.

01/04/2017 02:46 PM
Five myths about hotel room service
Few things seem better suited to serve a jet-lagged traveler than a freshly delivered breakfast tray or a late-night sandwich.

01/09/2017 08:59 AM
Readers' Choice: Best of 2016 winners announced
See America's favorite new restaurants, hotels, apps and theme park attractions

01/05/2017 02:33 PM
Eight Italian castles where you can spend the night
The boot-shaped country is home to some of the most spectacular castles-turned-hotels in the world.

01/04/2017 02:31 PM
Five myths about hotel room service
Important stuff you should know before you ring down to the desk.

01/03/2017 08:36 AM
Waldorf Astoria New York to shut down for renovation
The Waldorf Astoria New York will close March 1 for at least two years of renovations.

12/27/2016 11:45 AM
First look at Key West's new luxury resort
Key West has a new luxury oceanfront resort on Stock Island.

12/21/2016 10:00 AM
The 20 most popular hotels in Las Vegas
From trendy newcomers to longtime stalwarts, Expedia names Vegas' most booked hotels.

12/19/2016 06:34 AM
Unusual items you can get from hotel room service
Many hotels are getting creative when it comes to delivering creature comforts to the room.

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01/12/2017 03:02 AM
Spectacular new symphony hall opens in Hamburg
After nearly a decade of anticipation, the stunning attraction officially opens its doors this week.

01/13/2017 05:46 AM
10 great racing schools and high-speed experiences
If you’ve ever dreamed of zipping around a race track at twice the legal speed limit, it’s time to go back to school, says Kim Wolfkill editor-in-chief of Road & Track magazine (roadandtrack.com), and a former racecar driver.

01/14/2017 06:04 AM
Retiring travel writer picks five places you must see in your lifetime
Forget the books about 1,000 places to see before you die. You need to see only five.

01/11/2017 07:31 AM
Underwater artwork delights Florida scuba divers
It’s not every day you get to flipper-kick your way through a sunken ship and gaze at artwork.

01/07/2017 06:04 AM
Rick Steves: Why you should visit Europe in winter
  Every summer, Europe greets a stampede of sightseers. Instead of jumping into the peak-season pig pile, consider planning a trip for the off-season — generally that means November through March.

01/09/2017 09:43 AM
Best U.S. ski resorts for families
Skiing with kids is made easier by resorts with thoughtful measures that ease the burden on parents.

01/16/2017 12:21 AM
'Stone of Hope': D.C.'s Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

01/15/2017 04:02 PM
Is the great American road trip ending?
Are we headed for a future in which we can't drive our car to our vacation destination?

01/13/2017 03:58 PM
25 coolest places in the USA to visit with kids
These places are sure to be winners with even the most bored children.

01/13/2017 02:56 PM
Delight in the sights and tastes of Hong Kong
From food to architecture, Hong Kong is a world-class destination

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times

NYT > Travel

01/12/2017 04:00 AM
Where I Live: Where I Live: Washington, D.C.
Finding refuge from Washington’s quotidian intrigues — and how to get close to the political spectacle.
01/16/2017 01:36 PM
Travel Tips: How to Plan a Volunteering Vacation
Choose a destination and setting that is best for you. And here are some questions to ask.
01/10/2017 05:39 PM
Where to Go Now: How to Take Part in Inauguration Weekend
From processions and parties to protests, a guide to events in Washington, D.C. (Sidewalks along Pennsylvania Avenue are a good vantage point.)
01/09/2017 10:49 AM
The Getaway: How to Navigate New Airline Carry-On Rules
Hacking the latest airline guidelines for onboard baggage and overhead bin space.
01/13/2017 04:00 AM
Frugal Traveler: In Melbourne, a Thriving (and Mostly Free) Art Scene
On my long walks traversing the streets and alleys of Melbourne it felt like I was perusing gritty, informal art galleries.
01/10/2017 03:00 AM
Pursuits: Beyond Santa Fe, a Different World
Getting beyond the bounds of a city that has won over gourmands and new agers to discover pueblos and topographical wonders.
01/17/2017 04:00 AM
Pursuits: Competitive Tobogganing in Maine. Well, Sort Of Competitive.
In February, the snow-globe town of Camden, Me., holds the U.S. National Toboggan Championships. The Olympics it is not. But my family braved the chute.
01/17/2017 04:00 AM
Q. and A.: Neil Patrick Harris on Travel, From Sandcastles to Subways
The actor, who stars in the new Lemony Snicket series on Netflix, lived in Vancouver during filming and skied at Whistler.
01/17/2017 03:00 AM
A Return to Guadeloupe: Tropical Life, French-Style
A food traveler went back to the Caribbean island amid growing recognition for its cuisine. That wasn’t the only draw.
01/16/2017 02:08 AM
T City Guides: T City Guides: Marrakesh
Five leaders in creative fields share their favorite places to eat, drink, shop and play.
01/15/2017 03:00 AM
52 Places to Go: Madagascar
Madagascar is known for its abundant and diverse wildlife. Have a close encounter with some lemurs, who exist only in Madagascar and the surrounding islands.
01/14/2017 05:00 AM
Trending: Las Vegas Works to Charm Travelers From Asia
A new direct flight from Beijing, a hotel with signage in Chinese and Lunar New Year celebrations are all part of a tourism effort.
01/14/2017 04:00 AM
Critic's Notebook: The Last Jeweler on the Ponte Vecchio
Perched above Florence’s Arno River is a family-run business still practicing a city trade that dates back five centuries.
01/13/2017 09:33 AM
Kitsch vs. Antiques: Tourist Trade Threatens Portobello Market
Hordes of visitors descend on the famous stalls in the Notting Hill area of London, but many come for the cheap souvenirs rather than the valuable vintage goods.
01/13/2017 04:00 AM
Check In: Soaking in Luxury in Historic Bath, England
The crowning feature of this 99-room property is the two-level spa complex with three thermal pools fed by the area’s famed natural spring water.

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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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