Stories tagged: travel
Sun., April 5, 2020
At this point in time, we have no idea when we will be able to travel abroad again. But we don’t need to be idle. We can keep our travel …
UPDATED: Sun., March 29, 2020
I bounced the rental car slowly up the narrow, one-lane road and pulled up near the only other car in the unpaved parking area. My family and I tumbled out …
Sun., March 22, 2020
As governments across the world implement social distancing efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus, in some cities, bars, restaurants and other public spaces have been ordered to close. That …
UPDATED: Sun., March 15, 2020
Harsh criticism rained on the Trump administration Sunday from state and local officials over long lines of returning international passengers at some U.S. airports that could have turned them into …
Sun., March 15, 2020
Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria, Oregon, highlights difficulties facing ships where river meets the ocean.
UPDATED: Tue., March 10, 2020
Airlines are slashing flights and freezing hiring as they experience a sharp drop in bookings and a rise in cancellations in the face of the spreading coronavirus.
UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020
Headphones and Netflix: Gonzaga basketball players, staff share their must-have travel items ahead of postseason stretch
Being tucked up in the Pacific Northwest, GU finds itself on a private plane more often – at least for longer stretches of time – than other teams might.
UPDATED: Wed., March 4, 2020
United Airlines will reduce flights, freeze hiring and ask employees to volunteer for unpaid leave as the airline struggles with weak demand for travel because of the new virus outbreak.
UPDATED: Sun., March 1, 2020
As two new cases of the COVID-19 disease were reported Sunday in Washington, , travelers through Spokane International Airport said they weren’t too concerned about contracting the disease. Most were …
Sun., March 1, 2020
Inspired by a social media phenomenon, Breanne Acio, a former San Diego State University lecturer, and public relations worker Jessica Shisler teamed up in 2018 to pave the way for …
Sat., Feb. 29, 2020
“Antarctica is becoming more accessible,” said Colleen McDaniel, editor in chief of Cruise Critic, who recently traveled to the southernmost continent with Abercrombie & Kent, a luxury tour operator. “There …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 27, 2020
Washington State University is monitoring the situation in South Korea and Italy, where students are currently studying abroad, but are not advising the students return to Pullman amid coronavirus fears.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020
Rock star digs: In laid-back Bolinas, California, stay in home once owned by Jefferson Airplane guitarist
BOLINAS, Calif. – We awoke to the sounds of waves washing up to the house, built right onto the retaining wall. The picture window in the downstairs guest room of …
Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
Previously under Gonzaga University, a study abroad in Cagli, Italy, will reboot this summer as an independent program. The longtime Cagli cultural-communication immersion program is now open to any adult …
Sat., Feb. 1, 2020
For years, this southern Italian capital was a tourist afterthought. Venice had canals. Rome had the Vatican. Naples had smog, litter, street crime, flies, graffiti and crazed Vespa drivers. That …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
Delta Air Lines and American Airlines said Friday they will suspend all flights between the U.S. and China, making them the first U.S.-based airlines to do so and joining several …
Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
Atari, the arcade game company that ushered in the gaming revolution in the 1980s, is opening eight video game-themed hotels across the U.S. The company said this week it will …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 29, 2020
British Airways halted all flights to China and American Airlines suspended Los Angeles flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing as efforts to contain a new and deadly virus intensifies.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020
Salt Lake City might be the world’s best location to try a stunt like this. Eleven ski resorts are a short drive away in the
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
Spokane International Airport set a new record for passenger activity in 2019, exceeding more than 4 million travelers for the first time in its history. It’s the third consecutive year …
Sat., Jan. 18, 2020
Browse through any travel brochure, and you’re apt to find several different definitions of the term “paradise.” Some travelers would cite the beaches of Hawaii, for example, or the vistas …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 11, 2020
A massive winter storm is grounding flights in Chicago, whipping up tornadoes and hail across the South, and will likely push record January warmth into New York, Washington and the …
Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
There are 62 official national parks in the United States. A series of no entry fee days help ensure that everyone has a chance to visit one of them.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020
The snow is expected to snarl traffic on Interstate 90 from Ritzville into North Idaho, on Highway 195 from Spokane to Uniontown and on Highway 2 in the West Plains …
Sat., Dec. 28, 2019
My family and I are phone addicts, so we’ve never purposely searched out vacation destinations with restricted Wi-Fi access. Then, a few months ago, we took off on a small …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
Navy Lt. Kayla Barron, 32, will be among the 11 astronaut candidates graduating from spaceflight training next month. Any of those astronauts could be selected for manned missions to the …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
International travelers in Spokane will soon have an opportunity to sign up for the Global Entry program at the Spokane International Airport.
Sat., Dec. 14, 2019
We’ve heard a lot about trees lately: The devastating deforestation around the world, caused by wildfires and unchecked development. The health benefits of “bathing” under the forest canopy, shinrin-yoku-style.
Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
Airlines are looking forward to another big Christmas and New Year’s season, with 3% more people flying in the U.S. than during last year’s holiday stretch.
Sat., Dec. 7, 2019
Abandon big city, fall in love, repeat: Live out your Hallmark movie fantasies in these five festive towns
The Hallmark Channel is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Countdown to Christmas, a tradition that, this year, started 60 days before the actual holiday with the release of 40 …