Category Archives: Travel

UPDATED: Road crews find 'rough' conditions after overnight wind, snow

UPDATED: Road crews find 'rough' conditions after overnight wind, snow
Blackford, Delaware, Henry and Randolph counties late Saturday morning remained under a “watch” travel status, meaning only essential travel – such as to and from work or in emergency situations – is recommended. Jay County, meanwhile, is at a warning …
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Travel show: Rick Steves, Samantha Brown in Santa Clara
Travel experts Rick Steves, Samantha Brown, Bert Kreischer and Patricia Schultz will deliver keynote talks when the South Bay hosts the Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show this weekend. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, and from 11 …
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Track the storm: Near-blizzard conditions expected to threaten travel Friday
Much of the state will experience deteriorating travel conditions as the day wears on while a Canadian clipper system sweeps the region, said Jim Maczko, the warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids. A winter …

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Travel agents welcome cold
“People are definitely wanting to get out of this weather,” said Joy Hammer, the manager of Central Travel's office in Sylvania. “It is definitely helping our business.” Stacy Bateman of Stacy's Travel in Monroe agrees. “We've been crazy busy,” Ms …
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10 Places Every American Should See
Photo Courtesy Wangkun Jia / Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel. Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every citizen should visit — from pop …
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Travel special 2014: Novelist Paul Theroux discusses the joys of travelling by
I decided that travel was flight and pursuit in equal parts, but by the time we had left the brick terraces and coal yards and the narrow back gardens of the south London suburbs and were passing Dulwich College's playing fields – children lazily …
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Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of CRAVING FOR TRAVEL
and Thom Sesma (The Lion King, The Times They Are A-Changin') collectively playing thirty characters-chiefly, Joanne and Gary, rival travel agents (and former spouses) vying for their industry's most prestigious honor: the Globel Prize. Craving for …
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How to Travel Anywhere and Not Get Killed or Maimed
I've been known to travel to a few places that some people [ed note: 99 percent] think are dodgy. I went to Iraq in 2011, was at the Essakane Music Festival outside of Timbuktu in 2012 (in my defense, Bono was there too), and hung out with a few …
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Going crazy from United's on-hold music

Going crazy from United's on-hold music
But for an expert musical opinion on the hold-call version, I phoned a frequent United customer, pianist Emanuel Ax, who was on a concert tour on the West Coast during the nine-day period earlier this month when air travel basically froze. Nearly 28 …
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15 Amazing Travel Deals to Get out of the Cold
Many people have a rule of thumb for booking travel — they book far in advance for the best price. Funny enough, it's the last-minute vacations that usually save you the most, which is why my family typically flies by the seat of our pants. No pun …
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Online Travel Agencies Are a Safe Investment

Online Travel Agencies Are a Safe Investment
It used to be that if you believed a rental-car company would do well, you would invest in one. If you thought a hotel was going to be profitable in the future, you would invest in it. That remains a logical strategy, but today there is another option …
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St. George Travel Expo: Travel tips, news, vacations, getaways
ST. GEORGE — Where do you want to travel? Answer all of your travel questions at one of St. George's most intriguing expos. The Morris Murdock Travel Expo is free and being held Wednesday, from noon to 7 p.m., at the Dixie Convention Center. This expo …
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LA Times Travel Show: Experts foresee growth in wellness travel
Travel industry veterans say the health and wellness traveler – whether she's looking for a dentist in Mexico or he's aching to do yoga in Bali – has become an increasingly important figure in the travel business. One result of that is a boom in …
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Dangerous travel conditions expected Tuesday: Heavy snow, bitter cold, winds
A winter storm could dump as much as 9 inches of snow tomorrow and temperatures will drop to single digits overnight in New Jersey this week, the National Weather Service is warning. It predicts hazardous travel due to snow-covered roads and blowing …
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NTSB Recommendations Could Change Rail Travel
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Changes coming to the way you travel. The National Transportation Safety Board just released a top 10 list of improvements. Gigi Barnett explains the safety concerns, especially with rail travel. The National Transportation Safety …
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Cuban travel in record numbers a year into reform
Reigosa was one of the first Cubans to take advantage of a travel reform that went into effect a year ago this week, when the government scrapped an exit visa requirement that for five decades had made it difficult for most islanders to go abroad.

Travel postcards: Dublin couple celebrates 20th anniversay with trip to Italy
We arrived in Stresa where we stayed at the Regina Palace in the Italian Lakes District with a balcony view of Lago Maggiore (the second largest lake in Italy) and the Italian Alps. We enjoyed a day traveling to Locarno, Switzerland, and we ended our …
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What to Watch: Flyers take on Isles again; Pacers travel to Golden State
The Eastern Conference leading Indiana Pacers will travel to California for a big match up against the Golden State warriors. The Pacers are one of the teams to beat in the east, along with the Miami Heat. Paul Geoge, David West, and Roy Hibbert have …
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Travel Difficult In NE KELOLAND
Wind gusts and blowing snow are making travel difficult for drivers in KELOLAND, especially in the Northeast part of the state. According to Safe Travel USA, the current conditions are snowy, icy and slippery for much of the Northeast beginning around …
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Travel Industry: Signs Things Are Looking Up in 2014: Associations Now
With the pressures of federal conference spending cuts and the effects of sequestration always grabbing the headlines, sometimes it seems like the travel industry hears nothing but bad news. But it's not all bad right now—far from it, in fact. A …
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The U.S. Gov't updates warnings for South Pacific travel
A fun winter escape to a sunny tropical destination can suddenly turn into a life threatening disaster. Don't let the sunny skies and cool breezes fool you, there are inherent dangers related to weather, when traveling to the South Pacific. According …

LA Times Travel Show: Rocker Henry Rollins on humility, humanity
Henry Rollins travels with a fierce agenda. He believes if you aren't moved, disturbed or changed by where you go, you're not going to the right places. "Traveling allows the opportunity for humility to creep into your life," says Rollins, a …
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Saudi women laud suspension of travel-tracking device
Saudi women laud suspension of travel-tracking device. Program sent text message to male guardians of female relatives traveling abroad to notify them of the women's whereabouts. By Haaretz | Jan. 16, 2014 | 4:21 PM …
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Top 10 travel scams to look out for

Top 10 travel scams to look out for
Welcome to the brave new world of vacation ripoffs! The old "catch my baby while I pick your pocket" trick seems downright tame compared with this scary new breed of travel cons. Remember the days when a fanny pack and a "game face" could protect you …
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Travel that keeps the heart and brain healthy
Travel tops many people's retirement goals, and it's a given that staying healthy prolongs our ability to take active vacations. Yet research suggests that the reverse holds true as well: Travel can actually keep our brains and bodies healthier as we …
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Travel Q&A: How do I choose a travel credit card?
… for the content of their videos and photos. Please report any content that violates the terms. Travel Q&A: How do I choose a travel credit card? USA TODAY's Christopher Elliott explains what you need to know when choosing a travel credit card. USA …
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