ALBANY, N.Y. - New York state is planning to commemorate this year's 200th anniversary of the groundbreaking for the Erie Canal with a series of major events along the waterway.
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicks off its first weekend Friday with performances by native sons Harry Connick Jr., Aaron Neville and Kermit Ruffins whether ...
The man kicked off a British Airways flight for 'demanding an upgrade' was cancer and diabetes sufferer Kwame Bantu (pictured), 65, who says he wanted stretch his legs in business class.
One yacht in the pipeline, designed by German naval architect Frank Neubelt, aims at being a luxury boutique hotel for well-heeled travellers.
A Las Vegas chef wants to teach you all about Indian cuisine, one dish at a time. Tarun Kapoor, the executive chef at Urban Turban, will show you how to make his classic meals at home — and not fe
Are vacations for kicking back or scrambling to do as much as possible? Here’s what a 17-nation survey has found: 59% of travelers prefer to relax and unwind during vacation. 35% prefer an active
The bizarre sculptures of naked women exposing their vulva, found in medieval tower-houses, church sites and holy wells across Ireland and parts of the UK, have puzzled historians for decades.
Santa Maria is one of those cities I always drive past on my way up north. It doesn’t have the Danish kitsch and buttery-rich pastries of nearby Solvang or the summery vibe of Pismo Beach just up
The airline will pay up to $10K for volunteers who give up their seat on overbooked flights.
Photographer Alexander Ettling, 21, decided to give viewers a different perspective of one of his favourite spots in England by hooking his camera up to a drone.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Some visitors to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at California’s Disneyland got a surprise: Captain Jack Sparrow himself. Johnny Depp donned the getup of his swashbuckl
Explore the bayous and byways of southern Louisiana on a new four-day tour offered by Gondwana EcoTours. Guided activities include a swamp boat tour of the Lake Martin wildlife refuge, home to mor
Stunning footage has captured the moment a Great White shark (pictured) broke the surface of the water off the coast of South Africa, as it bears its razor-sharp teeth in search of some bait.
The site just hit an impressive milestone with its 500 millionth user review.
Taste and tour NYC's breweries from Brooklyn to Staten Island.
NEW YORK - The Metropolitan Museum of New York and the city government are weighing charging admission for the first time in the museum's nearly 125-year history.
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Hotels and tour operators are offering packages for travelers who want to experience the nearly two-minute syzygy in August, by land or by water.
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Hirakata Park in Osaka has a new attraction where actors pretend to start a fight, so you can swing a punch or crush them with a defiant glare.
Standout images include a shot of the blood red-coloured Lake Urmia in Iran taken The Dusty Compass blogger Danny, as he flew from Japan to the U.S. via Qatar.
Orange County’s mayor suggested Wednesday she may push for more transparency at Visit Orlando, while House Speaker Richard Corcoran released spending figures about tourism marketing in 14 Florida coun
Annette Edwards, 65, of Stoulton, Worcestershire, wants the corpse of the ten-month-old 3ft giant rabbit Simon returned to her after he died at a holding facility at Chicago O'Hare Airport.
Officials in Great Snoring in Norfolk ordered the removal of their mile marker in around 1940 because of the possible threat posed by German troops preparing for Operation Sealion.
United Airlines issued a report Thursday about the April 9 dragging incident on a United Express plane, and detailed several new policies to deal with overbooked flights.
A 69-year-old passenger who
United is also vowing to reduce, but not eliminate, overbooking — the selling of more tickets than there are seats on the plane.
DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fall
United Airlines, still trying to regain its footing after a video showed a traveler being violently dragged off a plane, on Thursday outlined new measures meant to prevent such episodes in the future.
The Peruvian capital is a truly an international city, with a wealth of sights, tastes and activities that connect the present with its ancient past.
Spend 36 hours in Tokyo and try unique fashion trends, stroll through neighborhoods in full bloom and and catch a Yomiuri Giants game.
Seattle Times reader Robert Wrench’s macro photo of a willow catkin in Magnuson Park.
MONTREAL - It was five decades ago that Montreal welcomed the world to Expo 67, an international exhibition and iconic event that saw millions of visitors flock to the city ......