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USATODAY - Travel Top Stories

08/29/2016 04:46 AM
Volcanoes: 10 national parks with explosive origins
From Hawaii Volcanoes to Yellowstone, the parks provide a look at the planet's inner heat.
     
 
 

08/28/2016 08:32 PM
Taste Virginia's Eastern Shore on these culinary adventures
Kayak to a winery and dig for clams in this abode of agriculture and aquaculture.
     
 
 

08/28/2016 03:00 PM
These travel hacks just don't work
Srategies involve lying, exaggerating or using the system in a way it wasn't intended.
     
 
 

08/29/2016 05:36 AM
Ask the Captain: Are solar and biofuel jets coming soon?
The flight of the Solar Impulse 2 is a great step forward in alternative energy.
     
 
 

08/26/2016 04:57 AM
Affordable Riviera Nayarit: Bargains beyond the big resorts
Riviera Nayarit is a well-rounded destination for all types of travelers, including those on a budget.
     
 
 

08/26/2016 01:03 PM
The best beachcombing beaches around the USA
Get ready to fill your buckets with sand dollars, shark’s teeth, sea glass and more.
     
 
 

08/24/2016 04:46 AM
Yosemite National Park: 10 tips for visiting the park
With over 1,200 square miles to choose from, we'll help you make the most of your trip.
     
 
 

08/26/2016 05:59 AM
Photo tour: The castles of Scotland
Scotland's castles range from the ruins of Urquhart Castle on the shores of Loch Ness to the royal splendor of Balmoral Castle.
     
 
 

08/26/2016 04:52 AM
10 great international national parks
The U.S. is hardly the only country that preserves its natural heritage.
     
 
 

08/26/2016 04:02 AM
The benefits and beauty of breakfast bowls
Full of good-for-you ingredients and superfoods, these offer a great way to start the day.
     
 
 

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USATODAY - Today In the Sky

08/29/2016 08:04 PM
Allegiant: 7-route expansion features Puerto Rico, Austin and Pittsburgh
Allegiant's new Puerto Rico routes come even before its first flights there.
      
 
 

08/28/2016 11:22 PM
American parts ways with Kirby, who bolts to United
Scott Kirby, for years linked to American CEO Doug Parker, now reports to United CEO Munoz.
      
 
 

08/28/2016 07:44 PM
United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow
Pilots had been scheduled for Saturday flights from Glasgow to Newark.
      
 
 

08/28/2016 07:56 PM
Flying through Doha? Airport adds a new departure tax
Fee will be added to departures from Dec. 1 onward. Dubai added a similar tax earlier in 2016.
      
 
 

08/29/2016 05:23 AM
Fliers recount Southwest flight hit by engine malfunction
“I saw parts flapping in the wind because it was right outside my window," one tells KOCO-TV.
      
 
 

08/29/2016 02:26 AM
DOT fines 4 airlines for compensation information
Agency cited 'unprecedented series of inspections,' which it dubs ‘Task Force Lightning.’
      
 
 

08/26/2016 12:56 AM
LaGuardia fliers: Beware of rehab-related chaos
The airport has warned fliers about congestion on access roads. TSA says to arrive 2 hours early.
      
 
 

08/26/2016 05:17 AM
Name that airport ...
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.
      
 
 

08/26/2016 12:45 AM
United links San Francisco hub to Detroit, Cincinnati
Flights will put United into direct competition with Delta at Delta's Midwestern hubs.
      
 
 

08/24/2016 06:22 PM
Remember those long TSA lines? Poof! They're gone ...
Stories of hours-long security lines had become a hot topic earlier this year.
      
 
 

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USATODAY - Hotels Top Stories

08/24/2016 05:11 AM
Five recently revamped European luxury hotels
These hotels have just undergone renovations to bring their luxe rating up a notch or two.
      
 
 

08/29/2016 09:48 PM
Aloft hotels debut voice-activated rooms
Aloft Hotels are letting guests control hotel room functions via Siri.
      
 
 

08/26/2016 02:10 PM
Best free hotel breakfast: Top picks from our travel panel
Embassy Suites has the best free breakfast, USA TODAY's Road Warriors say.
      
 
 

08/26/2016 06:28 PM
Hotels with a history -- as something else

08/29/2016 03:16 PM
Best hotel loyalty promotions for fall travel
Plan your fall vacations early, and in style, with these great promotions.
      
 
 

08/23/2016 08:16 PM
From monastery to caboose, 15 hotels with a history
Great locations are helping older buildings find new life in hospitality.
      
 
 

08/19/2016 09:03 AM
Readers' Choice: Best of America's wine regions
10Best readers voted on their favorite winery tours, restaurants, hotels and tasting rooms
      
 
 

08/17/2016 04:56 AM
12 historic hotels that still keep guests happy
Oyster.com tracked down some of the oldest hotels in the country that are still worth a stay.
      
 
 

08/16/2016 04:24 PM
Wyndham Rewards named top loyalty program by U.S. News
Wyndham Rewards named best hotel loyalty program in U.S. News' annual ranking.
      
 
 

08/15/2016 08:16 AM
Hotels embrace keyless entry
Hotel companies are increasingly incorporating keyless entry into their mobile apps.
      
 
 

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USATODAY - Destinations Top Stories

08/26/2016 05:59 AM
Photo tour: The castles of Scotland
Scotland's castles range from the ruins of Urquhart Castle on the shores of Loch Ness to the royal splendor of Balmoral Castle.
      
 
 

08/26/2016 04:52 AM
10 great international national parks
The U.S. is hardly the only country that preserves its natural heritage.
      
 
 

08/26/2016 04:57 AM
Affordable Riviera Nayarit: Bargains beyond the big resorts
Riviera Nayarit is a well-rounded destination for all types of travelers, including those on a budget.
      
 
 

08/24/2016 05:11 AM
Five recently revamped European luxury hotels
These hotels have just undergone renovations to bring their luxe rating up a notch or two.
      
 
 

08/25/2016 02:37 AM
Eight travel safety tips you probably ignore (but shouldn’t)
Stop ignoring the good advice and start following these rules to stay safe.
      
 
 

08/25/2016 05:17 PM
New national monument won't settle Maine's north woods debate
As the back and forth continues, the fate of some down-on-their-luck mill towns hangs in the balance.
      
 
 

08/29/2016 11:21 PM
Oops! Burning Man stuck upside-down, without head
Giant gear that is supposed to turn the man upright is broken.
      
 
 

08/29/2016 10:07 PM
Amtrak unveils new Acela trains
Amtrak’s new fleet of Acela Express trains will make its debut in 2021.
      
 
 

08/26/2016 06:28 PM
Hotels with a history -- as something else

08/26/2016 01:28 PM
6 beaches to visit for prime beachcombing
For the ultimate beachcombing booty, head to these six beaches spanning from Washington to Rhode Island for rare finds underneath the sand.
      
 
 

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Latest Travel News from the New York Times


NYT > Travel

08/24/2016 02:30 AM
Explorer: West of Key West, an Under-the-Radar National Park
Sea, sand, history and climate forecasts are all part of a trip to the Dry Tortugas, an aquatic paradise at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico.
08/23/2016 03:00 AM
Your Vacation Mission? Find This Stolen Horse
Our Bay Area getaway was a play, written for us and starring us, too.
08/25/2016 03:00 AM
Travel Tips: How to Eat Like a Local on the Road
Want a memorable meal while traveling? Dine like a resident by asking locals for suggestions, and try appetizers instead of entrees.
08/26/2016 03:00 AM
Q. and A.: Tips for Women Traveling Solo
Kelly Lewis, the founder of the Go! Girl Guides, on how women travel differently from men, staying safe and more.
08/23/2016 03:00 AM
Frugal Traveler: Russia’s Literary Icons, Explored on a Budget
From Chekhov to Tolstoy, experiencing literary Moscow and St. Petersburg.
08/22/2016 11:20 AM
With the Olympics Over, Six Former Host Cities Worth Visiting
Whether planned or unanticipated, indelible marks of 120 years of modern Olympic competition have been left on many host cities. Here are six worth exploring.
08/29/2016 02:45 AM
On the Ground: For a Perfect Catch in Seattle, Fishmongers Go for the Halibut
At Pike Place Market, fresh fish may fly 20 feet or more before they drop into the waiting hands of a fishmonger.
08/29/2016 07:55 PM
Advertising: To Bolster KLM’s Identity, a ‘Charmingly Clueless Approach’ to Humor
The Dutch airline is working on a lighthearted social media video campaign in hopes of making it more recognizable to American travelers.
08/26/2016 11:43 AM
New York Story: The Last, Sweet Days of the Irish Alps in Upstate New York
A man and his family return to their old stamping ground, now past its heyday, and the memories of swimming and dancing and summer fun come rushing back.
08/26/2016 03:00 AM
Check In: In Mexico City, a Modernist Hotel and Temple to High Design
Hotel Carlota is a stylish spot to perch and those who prize form over function will relish a stay.
08/26/2016 03:00 AM
Bites: A Madrid Tapas Bar With Global Influences
The small plates at KultO reflect a larger trend in Spain: After years of molecular gastronomy, a more recognizable cuisine is now the fashion.
08/25/2016 03:00 AM
In Transit: Donate to Charity, Get a Hotel Discount
Travelers using the booking website Kind Traveler can get a hotel discount if they contribute to a charity.
08/24/2016 05:16 AM
Exploring Dry Tortugas National Park
In the Dry Tortugas, shipwrecks, a ruined fort, turtles and climate forecasts.
08/24/2016 03:00 AM
Next Stop: Sicily’s Mount Etna, an Island Within an Island
On a volcano’s flanks, a serene world apart that’s green and, occasionally, a fiery red.
08/28/2016 07:13 PM
Where to Go Now: How to Get Into the U.S. Open
Tennis is, of course, the main attraction at the U.S. Open, but hotel packages and restaurant specials and a kids’ day can be part of the experience.

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


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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