Adventure Travel Gear for Your Next Trip

Adventure Travel Gear for Your Next Trip
When it comes to gearing up for an adventure vacation, most guys worry most about the weight of their bag. The current obsession with the lightest backpack, shoes, and shirts almost borders on neurosis. We don't sweat the pounds so much. Instead, we …
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Longtime Travel editor Barbara Jordan dies at 100
Jordan wrote and photographed hundreds of travel stories during her tenure at the newspaper, informing readers about everything from Balinese funeral rites to budget travel in Portugal. Her stories contain passing references to a journey across …
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Traveling in Sin: A Travel Memoir Book Review
I love reading travel books; memoirs are enjoyable and well-written accounts make me feel like I'm truly present in another part of the world. For this reason I was looking forward to reading Traveling In Sin, a memoir about an adventurous couple from …
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Sneak peek inside the new $30M Maryland House travel plaza

Sneak peek inside the new M Maryland House travel plaza
The new Maryland House travel plaza will reopen the week of Jan. 20 after being closed more than a year for renovations. The 42,000-square-foot Maryland House can now seat more than 400 people, houses free WiFi and a special seating area for kids.
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Deron Williams won't travel to London for Nets vs. Hawks
It's a light schedule for the Nets this week, with just one game on the calendar against the Atlanta Hawks. But it's being played in London at The O2, and it doesn't make sense for their injured star point guard to make the flight lasting almost seven …
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Travel advice: Cheap summer breaks – why you should book early

Travel advice: Cheap summer breaks – why you should book early
January is sales time for many travel companies, and some of the deals on offer really are worth snapping up – particularly for holidays in the peak summer months. Availability is the other key reason to book your summer holiday now: if you want July …
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Answering the travel questions that keep coming up
Also, for more general guidance, CheapAir, a large online travel agency, combed its database of ticket sales to recommend that the ideal time to buy an air ticket is seven weeks in advance of departure for domestic trips and 11 to 12 weeks for …
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Gov. Scott: Spend 0 million next year on travel advertising
ORLANDO — Flanked by Central Florida tourism executives, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday called on state lawmakers to spend $ 100 million next year on travel advertising. The tourism industry subsidy would be the largest in state history and a nearly 60 …
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You Went Where? // Weird Travel
"Weird travel" is always a fun subject for me — the places people want to go proves that a lot of thought goes into it, and often I have to hit Google to find something that really resonates. And it isn't as easy as you would think: Some places are …
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Avoid travel in Rockford tonight because of icy roads
We are urging motorists to avoid traveling if at all possible until the roadways can be adequately cleared," said District 16 Interim Commander John Biffany. The Rockford Police Department is using its emergency-accident plan, which means if your car …
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Is This the Worst Travel Non-Call in NBA History?

Is This the Worst Travel Non-Call in NBA History?
The NBA has a long and famous tradition of being a bit extremely lax about enforcing basketball's traveling rule. But this takes it to unprecedented new heights. Watch the video, above, as Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade takes a full-on stroll between …
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No. 15 Penn State Women's Gymnastics Travel to No. 21 Kentucky
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; January 9, 2014 – After opening their season with a hard-fought victory at Iowa State last weekend, the Penn State women's gymnastics squad will compete in their first quad meet of the season at Kentucky on Friday (Jan. 10 …
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Polar Vortex Equals Big Business for Travel Agencies
WILLIAMSPORT — Cabin fever seems to have gotten the best of us here in northeastern and central Pennsylvania. Travel agents say all this cold weather has prompted many people to book vacations to tropical destinations. The phones are ringing a lot …
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Updated Information On Tyne/Wear Derby Travel – Bubble Burst

Updated Information On Tyne/Wear Derby Travel – Bubble Burst
Newcastle United and Sunderland AFC are surprised and disappointed with the statement issued yesterday by Northumbria Police in which the force claims that the police cannot direct changes to kick-off times for the clubs' fixtures, referring in …
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Arctic travel conditions tie up US planes, trains
"The airlines are operating at such capacity that any sort of hiccup has impacts for days," said Charlie Leocha, director of the non-profit Consumer Travel Alliance group. Indeed, Southwest confirmed that's been a problem as they are still catching up …
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Confusion Over Air Travel With WCup 5 Months Away
Five months from the start of the World Cup, Brazilian authorities seem unsure about how to handle the crunch of international visitors, many of whom are expected to rely on air travel for the month-long tournament. The chief of staff for Brazilian …
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Best Places to Travel in 2014 (PHOTOS)
They remind us that there are still discoveries to be made, even in seemingly familiar destinations — and that with travel, too, timing is everything. Find out the rest of our picks for the best places to travel in 2014. –Travel + Leisure Staff. More …
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Mayor gives updates on weather response, downgrades travel advisory

Mayor gives updates on weather response, downgrades travel advisory
INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 7, 2014) – Indianapolis will change its travel status from a watch (orange) to an advisory (yellow) effective at 5 p.m., Mayor Greg Ballard said during a Tuesday afternoon update on the storm. Ballard said roads around the city are …
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Dwyane Wade Commits Horrendous Travel, Doesn't Get Called
Dwyane Wade Commits Horrendous Travel, Doesn't Get Called. To the detest of many fans, NBA players seem to get away with way too many traveling violations these days. This recent uncalled violation from Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade is the latest …
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Travel agents still play vital role for business travelers
Larry Seal, an executive leadership coach who spends about 100 nights on the road each year, uses a travel agent any time he travels for work even if he has to pay for it out-of-pocket. Once, his connecting flight in Germany was canceled while he was …
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Brrrr! Share your stopped-by-the-deep-freeze travel tale
But just as college students have been trying to get back to school from winter break, harsh winter weather in the Midwest — on the heels of last week's East Coast snowstorm — has crippled air travel across the country. More than 9,000 flights have …
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Travel Bans Across in WNY
The City of Lackawanna, Orchard Park, town of Evans, village of Angola and the village of Depew have all declared a state of emergency, and have banned travel. Driving bans are also in effect for West Seneca, East Aurora, town of Aurora, wales, Eden, …
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Everyday travel and the cognitive map

Everyday travel and the cognitive map
In his article, "Going Mental: Everyday Travel and the Cognitive Map," Mondschein and his team show that cognitively active people have a greater awareness of where things like shopping centers, parks and potential employers are located in their cities …
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Extreme Weather Puts Central Indiana Under Travel Advisory
Every county in central Indiana is under a travel advisory, watch or warning because of yesterday's snowfall and subzero temperatures. Nathan Riggs with the Indiana Department of Transportation says many road conditions are hazardous, which is why the …
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Travel bans and advisories issued throughout the region
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has issued a travel warning for Carroll, Clinton, Warren, Jasper, Benton, Montgomery, Fountain and Newton counties. According to the IDHS, a warning is the highest level of local travel advisory and means …
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All our phone calls will soon travel over the Internet. Here's AT&T's plan to
That's why telecom regulators have given carriers permission to start experimenting on a limited basis with a fiber-optic rollout. The transition to fiber-based networks — which treat phone calls as packets traveling atop the Internet — is being done …
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Traveling While Black

Traveling While Black
But no one touched our hair, pointed or acted hostile — which has happened to me as a tourist even in the United States. Once again, my travels had taken me to a place — not just a physical but a mental place — where the rules as I knew them had …
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Court to hear arguments in online-travel tax case
The Florida Supreme Court has set oral arguments for April 30 in a closely watched case that should ultimately determine how sales and bed taxes are calculated on hotel rooms sold through travel websites. The tax controversy, which pits companies such …
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Top travel destinations for 2014
Where in the world are we going in 2014? All over the map, if annual prognostications are any indication. Fodor's Travel directs us to 25 "can't miss" places based on criteria that include "buzziness." This year's World Cup host, Brazil, makes the list …
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