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THE ICE AGE GIVES BIRTH TO A WINE AND ADVENTURE AGE IN WASHINGTON STATE

The coulees, or deep ravines, were born of long-ago floods, which left soil that wine grapes love. Add a concert venue and spectacular...

LAX'S GLOBAL ENTRY ENROLLMENT CENTER IS CLOSED BECAUSE STAFF IS AT THE BORDER

The LAX center where applicants complete the application process probably will remain closed through September.

 
 
 

SCOTLAND A FOODIE HAVEN? 'TIS TRUE. AND SO IS THIS: HAGGIS IS KIND OF GREAT

You might think that eating your way through the land of lochs and Robert Burns might yield slim pickings. You'd be wrong about that...

WHERE TO FIND CALIFORNIA'S MOON TREES, GROWN FROM SEEDS TAKEN ABOARD AN APOLLO MISSION

There are several redwoods in the state that have a lunar backstory

 
 
 

WHY YOU AREN'T GETTING TSA PRECHECK

There's no guarantee you'll get TSA PreCheck, which speeds you through the airport security. Here are some of the reasons it's not...

$99 ROOMS AT LAKE ARROWHEAD RESORT FOR A SUMMER ESCAPE

Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa in the San Bernardino National Forest has $99 rooms for travelers who stay Sundays through Wednesdays...

 
 
 

LAS VEGAS' NEW AIRPORT-TO-THE-STRIP RIDE-HAILING SERVICE MAY BE ONE OF THE CHEAPEST

Going from Las Vegas' airport to the Strip can cost as little as $6 thanks to a new on-demand ride-hailing program called Trip to Strip.

IS LAX'S THEME BUILDING COMING BACK TO LIFE AS PART OF AN ON-AIRPORT HOTEL?

In New York, JFK airport has found someone to transform its curvaceous but long-dead TWA terminal into a hotel.

 
 
 

YOU CAN SWIM IN HEARST CASTLE'S FAMOUS POOLS. IT'LL ONLY COST YOU $1,250

Imagine taking a dip in one of Hearst Castle's ornate pools on a warm summer evening.

NEWSLETTER: ESCAPES: THE JOY OF UNINVITED GUESTS WHO COME ALONG FOR THE RIDE

Not long after he left Santa Cruz Island, Christopher Reynolds realized he had company.

 
 
 

CHILL OUT AT LAKE CRESCENT ON A WEEKEND ESCAPE TO WASHINGTON'S OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK

There's an enduring myth that Lake Crescent in Washington state's Olympic National Park is bottomless.

CHEAP FLIGHT: FROM LAX, $920 ROUND TRIP TO SANTIAGO, CHILE, ON AVIANCA

Avianca has a sale on fares to Santiago, Chile, but you must buy your ticket by June 25.

 
 
 

TRAINS IN HAWAII? HOP ABOARD FOR SHORT TRIPS ON SCENIC ROUTES

Trains that once took freight and passengers around some of Hawaii's islands are back in business, sort of.

THESE LUXE PLACES TAKE THE 'UGH' OUT OF CAMPING

Glamping - glamorous camping - allows you to enjoy the outdoors with some of the same amenities you would find in a hotel room.

 
 
 

PEDAL ALONG THE AMERICAN RIVER ON A WEEKEND TRIP TO SACRAMENTO

Maybe you're not a contender for the Tour de France, but you don't have to be if you're biking Sacramento's American River Parkway,...

CUBA SUFFERS PRIVATIONS THAT TOURISM HELPS OFFSET

"A New Policy on Cuba Forces Itinerary Changes," Need to Know by Mary Forgione, June 9, raises this observation: I have just returned...

 
 
 

A TRIP TO JAPAN WITH MY TEENAGE NEPHEW LEADS TO LIFE LESSONS

"You know," Mike, my brother-in-law, said to me when his son Matthew, was born, "when he's 16 you're taking him to Japan."

EXPLORING THE BIRTHPLACE OF BAUHAUS, A GERMAN MOVEMENT THAT CHANGED DESIGN

When I was a kid, anything 100 years old was an antique and looked as though it belonged in a museum or Great-Grandma's house.

 
 
 

FLYING THIS SUMMER? PACK A BACKUP PLAN, AND BREATHE DEEPLY IF THAT'S POSSIBLE

Here's how to avoid the congestion expected this summer in the nation's airports: Take a road trip instead.

SHANIA TWAIN TO RETURN TO LAS VEGAS FOR A RESIDENCY BEGINNING IN DECEMBER

Country artist Shania Twain has announced a new residency in in Las Vegas, hoping to prove again that she's "still the one" with her...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

The view from our lodge. Moments later, there was an elephant

The view from our lodge. Moments later, there was an elephant

The view from our lodge. Moments later, there was an elephant drinking from our pool. - pilar guzman singitagrumeti 🌤 Click the link in our bio to read about more about... Read more ...

Vietnamese airlines cancelled 274 flights in first half of 2019

Vietnamese airlines cancelled 274 flights in first half of 2019

Vietnamese airlines has cancelled 274 flights or 0.2 percent of all scheduled flights in the first half of this year, up 0.1 percentage points against the same period last... Read more ...

Thailand new Minister of Tourism and Sports meets with agency heads and...

Thailand new Minister of Tourism and Sports meets with agency heads and executives

Thailand new Minister of Tourism and Sports, Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, met with agency heads and executives on his first day in the office on 18 July. Read more ...

Thailand new Minister of Tourism and Sports meets with agency heads and...

Thailand new Minister of Tourism and Sports meets with agency heads and executives

Thailand new Minister of Tourism and Sports, Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, met with agency heads and executives on his first day in the office on 18 July. He said, “Let's focus on... Read more ...

UK parliament's Environmental Audit Committee to launch an inquiry into the...

UK parliament's Environmental Audit Committee to launch an inquiry into the cost of tourism to the environment

The UK parliament's Environmental Audit Committee will launch an inquiry into the cost of tourism to the environment. The announcement spoke about various effects of... Read more ...

Saturday's Best Deals: Ring Gear, Electric Insect Repellent, Nordstrom...

Saturday's Best Deals: Ring Gear, Electric Insect Repellent, Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, And More

An electronic insect repeller , Dyson's latest vacuum , and an essential 30 oz. tumbler lead off Saturday's best deals from around the web. Read more ...

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Has a Solar Roof

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Has a Solar Roof

The sleek and sensuous 2020 Hyundai Sonata will have a hybrid version, which is better for the planet and your guilt. Hyundai seems like it wants to experiment with some new... Read more ...

If only you lived in Japan!

If only you lived in Japan!

If only you lived in Japan! Then you too could own a Mitsubishi-rebadged version of the Infiniti M sedan, like you always wanted. Read more ...

The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar - 'Pray For Me'

The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar - 'Pray For Me'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams. Read more ...

Travellers in U.K. are missing out on £100 million in compensation

Travellers in U.K. are missing out on £100 million in compensation

Unawareness regarding the rights around train delays and cancellations has deprived hundreds and thousands of commuters on getting their money back. According to Transport... Read more ...