Stories tagged: travel
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 3:36 p.m.
HomeToGo factored in the cost of equipment rental, price of a one-day lift ticket, lunch and overnight accommodations at each resort for the 2019-2020 ski season.
Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Fall is a season for rejoicing, because while the weather cools off in the Northern Hemisphere and birds begin their long slog south, travel to Europe is at its best. …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 6:11 p.m.
American Airlines now doesn’t expect to fly the Boeing 737 Max 8 until January, and says the grounding of the planes cut third-quarter pretax income by $140 million.
Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, 4:05 p.m.
Weeks before I headed to Mammoth Cave National Park for a weekend trip, and a day after I’d booked several guided cave tours, I encircled my chest with a tape …
Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 5 p.m.
“Don’t lose sight of me.” Physicist Abhigyan Dasgupta – “Riju” to his family and friends – looks over his shoulder to caution our 12-member group as we prepare to descend …
Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, 4 p.m.
Our Thursday started with a car, then a plane, then a couple moving sidewalks during a layover, and then another plane. That got us to Fort Myers, Florida, two months …
Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 4 p.m.
I’d forgotten how it feels on your first day in the bush. Exhilarated and wide-eyed. Over the moon. And then, sobering up, eager but cautious. A safari lodge is a …
Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 12:28 p.m.
British Airways has canceled almost all its flights for 48 hours, affecting as many as 195,000 travelers, due to a strike by pilots over pay.
Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 4 p.m.
It was a bucket list trip, but not in the way you might think. The Via Rail train journey across Canada was not about my do-before-dying list, but about the …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 3:53 p.m.
The Duke of Sussex picked Amsterdam, a city hit hard by over-tourism, to announce Travalyst at a news conference Tuesday with his partners, Booking.com; TripAdvisor; Visa; China’s largest travel company, …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 1, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
As soon as Labor Day passes, September and November are great months for a Las Vegas visit. The summer crowds thin out, the Mojave heat starts to break, and good …
Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 4 p.m.
Boise, just an hour flight away from Spokane via Alaska Airlines, is quite possibly the best place in America to enjoy Basque food and culture. It’s also a great place …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 1:40 p.m.
Hong Kong authorities scrapped all flights after the airport was swamped by pro-democracy protesters, in a fresh escalation that risks tarnishing the city’s business-friendly image.
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 5 p.m.
Just a few miles from downtown, historic Highland Park is becoming one of the hippest – and most walkable – sections of L.A. It’s lined with trees, taquerias, vintage shops, …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
A month after a flight attendant was bitten by an emotional support animal, the U.S. Department of Transportation told the airline industry Thursday that carriers can’t bar certain dog breeds …
Sun., Aug. 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
WINTHROP, Wash. – Part of the fun of running a nightly-rental booking service is conjuring memorable monikers for vacation cottages. “A good name is worth a lot,” according to Kyrie …
Sat., Aug. 3, 2019, 4 p.m.
Gone are the days when it was enough for a hotel to have rain shower heads and high thread-count sheets. In a world where there are more hotels to choose …
Sat., July 27, 2019, 4 p.m.
I discovered the true meaning of hygge at La Banchina, a 16-seat farm-to-table pescatarian restaurant overlooking Copenhagen Harbor. Some in today’s lunch crowd are frolicking in the sea despite the …
Sat., July 27, 2019, 1 p.m.
If I had to choose one word to sum up the Loire Valley’s Chateau de Chenonceau, it would be “elegant.” In June, I led a tour of France’s most beautiful …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Globe Raid: Washington State’s Mike Leach continues to scratch his itch to travel during the football offseason
This summer, like many of those in the past, WSU’s globe-trotting coach made the most of his time off by adding more ink to what might be the most interesting …
Sat., July 20, 2019, 4 p.m.
Lubbock is a long way from anywhere, and even in this West Texas town with a population of just over 250,000, because of its remoteness it still somehow feels uncrowded, …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Online travel website Hotwire has named Spokane as a top city for a quick getaway, based on affordability, proximity to larger destinations and tourist attractions.
Sat., July 13, 2019, 4 p.m.
Where to celebrate 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing this summer
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 4:05 p.m.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is clarifying that airline passengers aren’t required to submit to identification checks when getting off planes if there’s no law enforcement-related reason.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 5:25 p.m.
The 30-unit “ski-in/ski-out” boutique hotel will be adjacent to the existing Selkirk Lodge.
Sun., July 7, 2019, 6 a.m.
Staying at the Ranch at Emerald Valley, near Colorado Springs, makes one feel like they’ve hit pay dirt after all.
Sat., June 29, 2019, 5 p.m.
The “Biggest Little City in the World” is a rapidly changing spot that holds attractions far beyond its old reputation for gambling and divorces.
Sun., June 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
“This is the best dessert ever!” my 6-year-old son gushed enthusiastically as he dunked a churro into a cup brimming with Mexican hot chocolate. He might have wanted to say …
Sat., June 15, 2019, noon
Abilene is where Eisenhower’s story is laid out for anyone to see
Sat., June 8, 2019
Now in a larger space, the International Spy Museum sports plenty of gadgets, games and pop culture references. But it digs into heavier topics, too, with exhibitions focused on the …