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SAN FRANCISCO JUST ISN'T WHAT IT USED TO BE

The problems plaguing the City by the Bay detract from its allure, plus an Amtrak rider complains, and the story on passes that can...

READER SUMMER PHOTOS 2019

The best summer photo submissions from our readers

 
 
 

ANIMAL PHOTOS OF SUMMER 2019

Some are cute, some are breathtaking, these are animal photos our readers took during summer 2019.

BEST SUMMER EVER: READERS SHARE THEIR TRAVEL PHOTOS

The pleasure and pain points converge in the annual evaluation of your summer moments.

 
 
 

SAN DIEGO AIRPORT'S BAGGAGE NANNY MAKES STORING LUGGAGE EASIER

Baggage Nanny has kiosks at the airport where you can drop off your bags until you need them.

MAMMOTH GETS FIRST SNOW OF THE SEASON AFTER A VERY SHORT SUMMER

Sierra storm first frosts Lake Tahoe, then swings down to leave a Thursday dusting in Mammoth Lakes. Can ski season be far behind?...

 
 
 

WHAT SWEETER PLACE TO WELCOME NEW CITIZENS THAN YOSEMITE'S HALF DOME?

Yosemite and other national parks have been hosting naturalization ceremonies since 2006.

ESCAPES: IS SAN FRANCISCO'S NORTH BEACH AT LOW TIDE?

Is the Italian flavor of North Beach ebbing? This and how to stay at the real "Downton Abbey," and where you'll find its equally amazing...

 
 
 

STAY OVERNIGHT AT HIGHCLERE CASTLE, THE REAL-LIFE DOWNTON ABBEY

Experience the "Downton Abbey" setting on custom tours - or even stay in Highclere Castle, where the PBS drama was filmed.

WYNN-ENCORE IN LAS VEGAS TO DROP VALET PARKING FEES. YEP, BACK TO FREE PARKING

The twin Las Vegas resorts are getting rid of parking fees imposed two years ago

 
 
 

FOR THE WEEKEND, ART FAIRS, CRAFT FAIRS, BEACH CLEANUP AND MORE, ALL NEAR L.A

A compendium of events in the Southland

SNOW IN SUMMER? LAKE TAHOE AREA GETS EARLY BLAST OF WINTER

Monday brought as much as 3 inches of snow to the high elevations at ski resorts and Donner Pass.

 
 
 

GETTING TO KNOW FAMOUS PEOPLE THROUGH THEIR HOUSES

Frida Kahlo, Will Rogers, Georgia O'Keeffe and others have something in common: houses you can tour that tell you who they were.

IN LAS VEGAS, DON'T EVEN THINK OF DRIVING. HERE ARE GOOD CAR-FREE OPTIONS

Las Vegas taxis, ride-shares, buses, monorail and e-bikes take the sting out of epic Strip traffic.

 
 
 

LEARNING TO PREPARE FRENCH CUISINE IS A SNAP ON A CRUISE SHIP. WINE HELPS

On a cruise ship, a culinary arts class for the non-chef turns out to be as easy as pie.

HERE'S THE BEST WAY TO EXPERIENCE THE 'FIELD OF LIGHT' IN PASO ROBLES

Come for the wine. Stay for the 58,800 technicolor flowers. Paso Robles is home to the "Field of Light at Sensorio," 15 acres of fiber-optic...

 
 
 

IN SAN FRANCISCO'S NORTH BEACH, PASTA, POETRY AND A BIG HELPING OF UNCERTAINTY

Some visit San Francisco's North Beach because it tastes like Italy, and some visit because it howls like the Beat Generation. But...

A SHOUTOUT FOR MINERAL KING VALLEY

A reader recommends Mineral King Valley in Sequoia National Park.

 
 
 

IN FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS, STAYING IN TINY HOUSES BRINGS BIG PLEASURES

Long before HGTV glommed onto the trend, German immigrant farmers in Fredericksburg, Texas, built small, simple dwellings, called Sunday...

SAN FRANCISCO FLIGHT DELAYS EASE AS RUNWAY CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES

Construction continues at San Francisco International Airport but officials say they are two days ahead of schedule.

 
 
 



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 ...

Bus with Chinese tourists crashes in Utah; 4 dead

Bus with Chinese tourists crashes in Utah; 4 dead

A tour bus crashed on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah, killing four people from China and injuring dozens more. On Friday, the bus from... Read more ...

Tesla is gearing up to officially challenge Porsche at the legendary...

Tesla is gearing up to officially challenge Porsche at the legendary Nürburgring race track. These are the cars the Model S would have to beat to set the all-time record

A Porsche Taycan Turbo prototype set a record in August for the fastest lap at the Nürburgring race track by a four-door electric car at seven minutes and 42 seconds. Tesla CEO... Read more ...

Brazil: Tourism Ministry to make changes to National Guest Registration Card

Brazil: Tourism Ministry to make changes to National Guest Registration Card

The Ministry of Tourism, Brazil is conducting evaluation with the tourism trade and industry managers to make changes to the National Guest Registration Card. The idea is to... Read more ...

Brazil Tourism Minister attends Congress on Nautical Tourism

Brazil Tourism Minister attends Congress on Nautical Tourism

The Brazilian Minister of Tourism, Marcelo Álvaro Antônio, participated in the 5th International Nautical Congress: Investment in Nautical Tourism this Thursday in São Paulo... Read more ...

Puerto Plata inaugurates the 8th annual international market and adventure...

Puerto Plata inaugurates the 8th annual international market and adventure Discover MarketPlace 2019

On Wednesday night, the Puerto Plata Destination Tourism Cluster launched the 8th annual international market and adventure fair Discover MarketPlace 2019 in an event organized... Read more ...

Singapore Airlines Extends Title Sponsorship For Formula 1® Singapore Grand Prix

Singapore Airlines Extends Title Sponsorship For Formula 1® Singapore Grand Prix

Singapore Airlines will continue to be the Title Sponsor of the FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX for two more years, until 2021. Read more ...

PGA Catalunya Resort Advances in Europe's Top 100 Courses

PGA Catalunya Resort Advances in Europe's Top 100 Courses

PGA Catalunya Resort's critically acclaimed Stadium Course has advanced its standing in Golf World's Top 100 Golf Courses of Continental Europe 2019, as the magazine updates... Read more ...

Yangon International Airport welcomes IndiGo's inaugural flight from Kolkata

Yangon International Airport welcomes IndiGo's inaugural flight from Kolkata

Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited , operator of Yangon International Airport , today welcomes the inaugural flight of Indian air carrier IndiGo from Kolkata to YIA, marking the... Read more ...

Quelness Golf Resort to strengthen Tour Operator relations at International...

Quelness Golf Resort to strengthen Tour Operator relations at International Golf Travel Market

Quellness Golf Resort, located in Bad Griesbach, Germany, will strengthen its relationships with tour operators from around the world when they attend the International Golf... Read more ...

Singapore Airlines Leverages Sabre to Propel NDC Offering to Travel Agents

Singapore Airlines Leverages Sabre to Propel NDC Offering to Travel Agents

Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, today announced a collaboration with Singapore Airlines for the expansion of their NDC... Read more ...