Stories tagged: travel
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
Travelers who check at least one bag when flying domestically are paying more overall than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008 and charging separately for checked baggage, …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and other senior German politicians on Sunday dismissed a travel warning for their country issued by Turkey amid persistent tensions between the two nations.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 1 p.m.
Here are six super-fun, family-friendly things to do while you’re there. Some spots, such as Sterling Vineyards and Safari West, combine vino and adventure. Others are near the vines, but …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in south-central Idaho has been designated an International Dark Sky Park due to its exceptional stargazing.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Boeing raised its 20-year forecast for aircraft demand in China as economic growth and an expanding middle class spur travel in the world’s most-populous nation.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 4 p.m.
Exploring Belize: From Mayan ruins to barrier reefs and birds, there’s lots to see and do in this small Central American country
Getting to Belize isn’t necessarily easy. It’s certainly worth it.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Sometime within the next four to six years, Yellowstone National Park is expected to reach its capacity for being able to handle all the vehicles that tourists drive through the …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
As Hurricane Harvey continued to intensify Friday, airlines have announced they will waive change fees for travelers whose plans may have included stops in and around cities in Texas. According …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
Monday’s total solar eclipse turned out to be a record-breaking event for Grand Teton National Park.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
For the second time this month, a federal judge has rejected a challenge to Seattle’s first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
The Washington State University Board of Regents will consider a $15.3 million land acquisition offer from the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport during a meeting Wednesday.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
The last piece of the world’s largest tunnel-boring machine has been lifted from its disassembly pit beneath Seattle.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
After more than 150 years as Britain’s most famous timekeeper, London’s Big Ben bell fell silent Monday for four years of repair work that will keep it quiet on all …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
More than half way through the calendar year, Yellowstone National Park has seen about 5 percent fewer visitors so far this year.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Want to live like a Trump? Now’s your chance: The president’s New York City boyhood home is on Airbnb.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory reports the latest eruption of a volcano in the Aleutian Islands sent up an ash cloud that could affect jet traffic.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
An Oregon man is accused of using a fake Great Britain passport for close to 20 years.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Coming in 2018, Airstream touts its latest model as aerodynamic, lightweight, and strong. But this isn’t your dad’s aluminum tow-behind. The company shifts to fiberglass for the Nest, a camper …
Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
A new report by the Outdoor Industry Association shows that the state’s outdoor recreation has become one of its top economic sectors.
Sat., July 29, 2017, noon
What’s not to love about English gardens? With their colorful flower borders, trademark walls, reflecting pools, and perhaps a stately manor, they are a delight to explore.
Fri., July 28, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
Aviation regulators were ordered by a federal appeals court on Friday to consider setting minimum standards for the space airlines give passengers as carriers have steadily shrunk the width of …
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
I’m just about on board with getting a smart phone and have been researching what to buy … And then came the car.
UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017, 1:46 p.m.
Take to the trails with your family. Here are five ways to enjoy the great outdoors.
Sat., July 22, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Should I ride or ski? Why not do both. That was my conclusion during a visit earlier this season to the fabled Beartooth Highway, America’s most beautiful high-elevation road.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
Tour groups that specialize in travel to North Korea said Friday that the Trump administration plans to bar Americans from visiting the country starting next month, in apparent retaliation for …
Fri., July 21, 2017, 7:15 a.m.
Britain is poised to handle a record number of flights in its increasingly crowded skies as most schools break up for the summer and families head off for sunnier climes.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
A Florida man who fought with flight attendants and other passengers when he tried to open the exit door of a Delta Air Lines flight bound from Seattle to China …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:07 a.m.
Congress hasn’t raised the federal gas tax since 1993 when Bill Clinton was president, but a narrow majority of Americans would support an increase to help fix crumbling roads and …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 5:21 p.m.
The Supreme Court is granting the Trump administration’s request to more strictly enforce its ban on refugees, at least until a federal appeals court weighs in.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 7:33 a.m.
Laptops and tablets on U.S.-bound flights from Mexico will be subjected to heightened carry-on security measures beginning Wednesday at the request of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Mexican authorities …