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GANNETT Syndication Service

01/20/2017 05:50 AM
Party on! Mike Myers shares where to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday
The actor was born north of the border and hasn’t forgotten his roots.
     
 
 

01/19/2017 11:25 AM
Riding the rails with U.S. presidents
For more than a century, trains and presidential campaigns have gone hand-in-hand.
     
 
 

01/21/2017 06:20 AM
What would Harry Truman say about Trump?
Truman impersonator Ray Starzmann has performed from Vermont to California.
     
 
 

01/20/2017 12:45 AM
Tour Maryland's new MGM National Harbor
The new casino resort boasts celebrities, local connections and intimate surroundings.
     
 
 

01/19/2017 09:49 AM
January #avgeek gallery: 30 cool aviation photos
Check out our latest batch of fun airplane and aviation photos from around the globe.
     
 
 

01/19/2017 06:49 AM
Top 20 countries where English travels well
Many countries are accommodating to English speakers, and the English Proficiency Index ranks them.
     
 
 

01/19/2017 04:41 AM
The best sushi bang for the buck in America
California's Sugarfish gives its cult following more high-quality sushi in New York City.
     
 
 

01/19/2017 09:59 AM
Could these new planes be the end of jet lag?
The Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 create a more comfortable cabin environment for passengers.
     
 
 

01/18/2017 05:48 AM
25 coolest places in the USA to visit with kids
These places are sure to be winners with even the most bored children.
     
 
 

01/18/2017 04:37 AM
New Year's wine resolutions for travelers
Hands-on wine experiences take enthusiasts deeper with education and appreciation.
     
 
 

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

01/19/2017 07:46 PM
New on Emirates: Blankets made from recycled plastic
Each blanket is made from the equivalent of 28 recycled bottles.
      
 
 

01/20/2017 05:12 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo. 
      
 
 

01/19/2017 07:53 PM
Foxx: DOT tried to help airline travelers
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the latest proposal to require airlines and ticket agents to disclose baggage fees when listing f...
      
 
 

01/20/2017 02:04 AM
Seeing stars at LAX: Giant portraits of Grammy nominees welcome travelers
Images of recording artists have been installed on columns along the arrival level.
      
 
 

01/20/2017 05:14 AM
The habits of irritating fliers, ranked
Most people put seat-kickers at the top of the list of most infuriating behaviors.
      
 
 

01/19/2017 01:44 AM
Japan Airlines to launch NYC-Tokyo Haneda flights
Flights will be in addition to JAL’s existing service between JFK and Tokyo’s Narita airport
      
 
 

01/18/2017 08:00 PM
List: The USA's best airlines for on-time flights
Hawaiian and Delta top the list. JetBlue and regional carrier ExpressJet were at the bottom.
      
 
 

01/19/2017 05:04 AM
January #avgeek gallery: 30 cool aviation photos
Check out our latest batch of fun airplane and aviation photos from around the globe.
      
 
 

01/17/2017 06:22 PM
United: Basic Economy fares will start soon in Minneapolis
“We’re going to roll it out there to make sure everything works,” United's president said.
      
 
 

01/18/2017 03:15 AM
American latest to add 'Basic Economy,' carry-on restrictions
All three of the USA's biggest airlines -- American, Delta and United -- now have such fares.
      
 
 

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GANNETT Syndication Service

01/20/2017 12:45 AM
Tour Maryland's new MGM National Harbor
The new casino resort boasts celebrities, local connections and intimate surroundings.
      
 
 

01/18/2017 04:52 PM
11 hotels favored by U.S. presidents
These properties have earned multiple U.S. president visits (or hosted more than one POTUS).
      
 
 

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.
      
 
 

01/09/2017 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.
      
 
 

01/05/2017 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.
      
 
 

01/04/2017 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.
      
 
 

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GANNETT Syndication Service

01/18/2017 04:52 PM
11 hotels favored by U.S. presidents
These properties have earned multiple U.S. president visits (or hosted more than one POTUS).
      
 
 

01/18/2017 05:48 AM
25 coolest places in the USA to visit with kids
These places are sure to be winners with even the most bored children.
      
 
 

01/17/2017 05:50 AM
25 must-see buildings in Iowa
We asked AIA chapters nationwide to name 25 structures visitors to their state should see.
      
 
 

01/17/2017 05:48 AM
50 state road trip: Beautiful small towns in each state
Some of the most scenic sights in the USA are the country's small towns.
      
 
 

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
      
 
 

01/13/2017 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.
      
 
 

01/22/2017 10:44 AM
Donald Trump's New York haunts
Donald Trump could eat at the nation’s finest restaurants, and he does, but he keeps it simple.
      
 
 

01/21/2017 06:20 AM
What would Harry Truman say about Trump?
Truman impersonator Ray Starzmann has performed from Vermont to California.
      
 
 

01/21/2017 06:19 AM
Paying tribute to Harry S. Truman
      
 
 

01/20/2017 05:49 AM
Mike Myers' favorite places to visit in Canada
      
 
 

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times


NYT > Travel

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.
01/17/2017 10:01 PM
Explorer: Hiking in a Forest Born Out of Mount Fuji’s Lava
The Aokigahara forest, on 12 square miles created from an eruption in 864, inspires an almost reverential fear in Japan and, increasingly, filmmakers beyond it.
01/19/2017 09:00 AM
Frugal Traveler: Stunning Vistas and Wildlife Along Australia’s Great Ocean Road
A road trip on one of the world’s most beautiful scenic drives.
01/20/2017 04:00 AM
Lodging: For Taste of Farm Life, There’s No Place Like a Homestead
Eco-friendly, rural properties are drawing travelers who want to work the land and experience a simpler life, if only temporarily.
01/20/2017 04:00 AM
Check In: In Iceland’s Wild West, High Style and High Comfort
Beyond outdoor exploits, Husafell offers a luxury hotel with a new wing of guest rooms that are ideal for family travel.
01/19/2017 04:00 AM
Heads Up: The Wilder Side of Carmel
Changes at Carmel Valley Ranch are among a number of developments bringing attention, and new visitors, to this lesser-known side of Monterey County.
01/20/2017 04:00 AM
Bites: A Pennsylvania Restaurant That’s Hot in More Ways Than One
The wood oven at Luca, an Italian restaurant that opened in July in Lancaster, Pa., is a key to its success.
01/17/2017 02:49 PM
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 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 06:00 AM
Update: How to Take More Vacation Time in 2017
By adjusting mind-sets and doing some planning, American workers can combat the growing trend of taking fewer paid vacation days.
01/17/2017 09:00 AM
Test Run: How to Plan Your Next Vacation With a Chatbot
Could booking travel by text soon become the norm? Here are three chatbots that want you to book your trip with your smartphone.
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.
01/21/2017 07:26 AM
The Look: Copenhagen Street Style
Here are some street looks from Copenhagen.
01/19/2017 06:32 AM
Right-Wing Hoteliers in Japan Anger China With Radical Historical Views
Fumiko and Toshio Motoya, founders of the APA Group and defenders of Japan’s wartime conduct, provoked threats of a boycott over a book promoted at their chain.
01/19/2017 04:00 AM
Trending: Giving Kids Some Meditation With Their Vacation
Young travelers need to chill out, too. Resorts from Antigua to New Paltz, N.Y., are offering meditation sessions, some with yoga.

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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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