Stories tagged: travel
Sat., April 7, 2018, 3 p.m.
HILO, Hawaii – The first time you fly into the Kona Coast on Hawaii’s Big Island, you’ll be struck by two things: the nearly relentless sunshine (moderated by volcanic smoke …
UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s concern with personal safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away …
Sat., March 31, 2018, 4 p.m.
Prisons are a source of great intrigue – no doubt with the exception of those who’ve spent time behind bars. It is fascinating for us on the outside to imagine …
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Connor Palacio has enough Gonzaga spirit to spread around the entire city of Los Angeles. On Thursday, Palacio was spreading the spirit in downtown Los Angeles hours before the Bulldogs …
Wed., March 21, 2018, 6:33 p.m.
Los Angeles traffic has had its toll on the Gonzaga Bulldogs since they arrived on Tuesday for the NCAA Tournament West Regional.
Sat., March 17, 2018
Plan ahead for your national park family vacation. (The best lodging fills quickly.)
Sat., March 10, 2018
Along the Oregon Coast on the Pacific Coast Highway 101, there are 11 historic and beautiful bridges that deserve to be explored and photographed.
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 11:41 a.m.
But the changeable weather meant we enjoyed a week of sunshine and showers, often at the same time. We also had an opportunity to sightsee and glimpse history, from centuries-old …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 9:48 a.m.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency, facing ongoing criticism about his taxpayer-funded, first-class travels, says he plans to spend more time in coach.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018
Embark on a journey of discovery and understanding when you and your family visit the destinations and landmarks that play a part in the American civil rights story.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018
Each Caribbean island offers a different vibe, from relaxing on the beach to adventures, shopping and dining.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 9:59 p.m.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has canceled a nearly weeklong trip to Israel, agency officials confirmed Sunday.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 4:49 p.m.
Yes, a lot of people like “Hamilton,” even if they’ve not seen it. Which is why when producers announced a second U.S. tour that would launch in Seattle before heading …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 4:31 p.m.
Sure, ‘Hamilton’ is the coveted ticket. But you’re making the drive, so why not spend and extra day or two experiencing more of what the Emerald City has to offer.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
Today’s ships are like floating cities, carrying thousands of passengers, and each year, new and bigger vessels are launched with ever more unique features. New ships offer everything from menus …
Sat., Jan. 27, 2018
From the beaches of France where “Dunkirk” took place to a historic Toronto theater where “Shape of Water” was filmed, fans can visit many of the real-world destinations depicted in …
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
The doors of the Airlink 100 bus from Edinburgh airport hissed open at what we thought was the stop nearest to our hotel. The desk clerk I’d emailed said the …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Heavy fog circling Spokane International Airport Monday led to flight cancellations, delays and a number of passengers re-routed to Seattle.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018
Despite frigid temperatures plaguing some parts of the U.S., winter does have unique charms, whether it’s getting cozy by a fireplace with a mug of hot chocolate in a mountain …
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018
“ ‘Places to Love’ is about finding the experiences, the destinations, but, most importantly, the people who really make us feel like we’re part of a place,” Brown said.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
Two American cities mark tricentennials in 2018: San Antonio and New Orleans.
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
After a full day of dodging bicycles, not to mention the occasional motorized vehicle, I was getting sick of Amsterdam.
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Emergency travel only is advised in Missoula and Lewis and Clark counties after a snowstorm caused difficult driving conditions in the Missoula and Helena areas.
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
As you contemplate all those “where to go in 2018” lists, here’s a twist: a list of places to avoid in the new year.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
A Colorado Springs newspaper ran an ad in 1955 inviting children to call Santa but mistakenly ran the phone number for the hotline at the Continental Air Defense Command, which …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
A surprisingly cold wind swept across the desolate beach at Volunteer Point, one of the Falkland Islands’ most popular tourist destinations, but the throngs of king, gentoo and Magellanic penguins …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 8:01 a.m.
Ticketing and baggage areas were a bit backed up, but security lines were moving quickly in Atlanta on Monday morning as the world’s busiest airport recovered from a crippling power …
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
Milwaukee is like a smaller, more navigable Chicago, just as beautiful with its Lake Michigan shoreline. Just as trendy with its bars, hotels and restaurants. And just as artsy with …
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. – Yosemite National Park might not seem like an ideal winter destination, particularly if you’re from a part of the country where you’d like to trade …
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
Oregon’s quirkiest city may tout its desire to “Keep Portland Weird,” but it’s the Zen of the place that takes hold at the Portland Japanese Garden.