Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Thursday, November 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883


Stories tagged: travel

Culinary tourist eats around the world around LA

Noah Galuten spent the past three months eating his way around the world – all within a day’s drive of his Santa Monica, Calif., apartment. The 25-year-old playwright was broke …

Brief break offers chance to head out

Hoping to make the Battle in Seattle? Then you’d better skedaddle.

Friday is best bet for heading to Seattle

Hoping to make the Battle in Seattle? Then you’d better skedaddle.

Holiday travel costs deserve second look

A few short months ago, the idea of traveling home for the holidays was a daunting proposition. Gas hovered above four bucks a gallon. Airfares steadily climbed, and airlines added …

Keeping your car stocked, safe

Stay ready for road excursions with these tips covering food, first aid and auto maintenance.

Tour of landscape ends with summer

Summer vacation is over and it’s time for students across the Inland Northwest to write their “what I did this summer” essays. So, what did you do this summer? I …

No harm in Dreamin’

A vacation trip doesn’t begin with buying tickets or packing a suitcase. It starts with an idea. One moment, you’re the same old you. Going through the motions. Taking care …

Living History

Take a walk through Uptown Butte on a blustery Saturday afternoon, and you might feel as if you’ve strolled into an episode of “The Twilight Zone.” If it weren’t for …

Honk if you’re into Indian artifacts

When my friend Jeff picks his daughter up from school, he sometimes crosses paths with one of the other fathers. They’re not pals, really, and I’m guessing this is why: …

Mandela Takes Clinton To Task Ex-Political Prisoner Tells President To Negotiate With Enemies

Mandela and Clinton peer through the bars of cell No. 5, which was home to South Africa’s president for 18 years. Photo by Associated Press

Build New Cuba, Pope Tells Throng Historic Visit Reaches Crescendo In Havana

1. John Paul II 2. The popemobile, carrying John Paul II to his farewell Mass in Havana Sunday, passes a mural of Cuban revolutionary hero Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Photo by …

Rugged Coastline Even Without Storms Or Whales, Oregon’s Coast In Winter Is Fascinating

Just south of Cannon Beach is Silver Beach, where you get a good view of Haystack Rock and the Oregon coast. Photo by Katherine Mace

The Cowboy Way Less Than A Day’s Drive Away, These Three Montana Guest Ranches Will Have You Whistling Your Favorite Cowboy Ballad

1. Montana dude ranches offer more than dusty trails and li’l dogies. Some feature alpine meadows and gourmet meals. Photo courtesy of Nine Quarter Circle Ranch 2. Appaloosa ponies, Saturday-night …

These Cruises To Alaska Include Stay Near Mckinley

FROM FOR THE RECORD (Tuesday, January 27, 1998): Correction Phone number wrong: The phone number for Alaska Sightseeing Cruise West small ship tours to Alaska is (800) 888-9378. The phone …

It’s A Great Time To Visit Canada

Canada is well worth a visit this year. Not only are there a number of exciting events, but right now the Canadian dollar is at its lowest, which makes this …

Pope Welcomed By Sea Of Faithful On Castro’s Island Of Communism John Paul Ii Calls On Cuba To ‘Open Itself Up To The World’

Pope John Paul II listens to Fidel Castro’s welcoming speech on a warm Caribbean day at Jose Marti Airport in Havana. Photo by Associated Press

President Planning Quick Visit To Bosnia Clinton Wants To Underscore Role U.S. Troops Play In Troubled Nation

President Clinton has decided to fly to Bosnia-Herzegovina next week, both to spread some holiday cheer among U.S. peacekeeping forces there and to underscore what he believes is the need …

A Plea For Tolerance And Human Rights First Lady Lauds Former Soviet Lands For Respecting Their Ethnic Diversity

First lady Hilary Rodham Clinton joins a group of Uzbek dancers during a tour of Registan Square in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on Friday during her Central Asia tour. Photo by Associated …

First Lady’s Plane Departs - Again

The four presidents who considered the Boeing 707 their flying White House probably never thought anyone would cross the former Soviet border in it to share American secrets for success. …

First Lady Visits Brazil Schoolchildren

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to children at the Antonio Manoel Alves de Lima public school Wednesday. Photo by Associated Press

Clinton Sees Young Faces Of Poverty President Visits Project Helping To Lift Kids Out Of Brazil’s Slums

President Clinton juggles the soccer ball with Brazilian soccer legend Pele at the Mangueira School. The Mangueira projects seeks to lift children out of slum life by building strong bodies …

No Sale: China Visit Yields Scant Results

For all his tough talk about trade, U.S. Commerce Secretary William Daley will return from his first trip to China with no deals in hand. Daley and China’s trade minister, …

Locke Walks A Tightrope In China Visit Governor Must Balance Business, Human Rights Issues


Locke, Wife To Trace China Connections Governor, With Trade Mission, Spouse Have Meandering Roots In Fabled Land

Gov. Gary Locke and his wife, Mona, will visit China next month. File/Associated Press

Albright’s Big Test What The Secretary Of State Says And Does On Her First Trip To The Mideast Will Be Scrutinized By Israelis And Palestinians Searching For Clues About American Intentions And Sympathies.

Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s first trip to Mideast this week comes at a critical time in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. Photo by Associated Press

Locke To Visit Parents’ Hometown China Trip Will Be Mix Of Business And Personal

Gov. Gary Locke, the country’s first Chinese-American governor, said Tuesday that his trade mission to China next month will combine an emotional homecoming to his ancestral village with high-level government …

Pope Blasts Immigration Cuts He Says West Has Duty To Care For Needy From All Countries

Pope John Paul II wipes his forehead during Mass at the new Evry cathedral, France’s most modern church, in suburban Paris on Friday. Photo by Associated Press

Clinton Promises Poles Military Security

In a cobblestone square filled with cheering Poles, President Clinton brought a promise of Western military security to a nation tormented by tyranny throughout history. “Never again will your fate …

Dole In Romania

Bob Dole speaks as President Emil Constantinescu stands by Sunday. Photo by Associated Press

Choir’s Journey To Rome ‘Extraordinary Experience’

Our Lady of Lourdes choir is shown in front of St. Peter’s Basilica.