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  • Enhanced Big Thunder Mountain ride adds thrills to Disneyland favorite

     
    PERSPECTIVE My youngest son’s first roller coaster was Disneyland’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. He had just turned four, proudly towered […]...
  • Tokyo Disney Parks Claim 600 Millionth Visitor

    TOKYO -- Disney's theme parks in the Tokyo area - Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea - recorded their 600 millionth visitor last weekend, according to park officials. The lucky visitor, Yumi Sakai, and her family walked through the park gates on...
  • Go Away With ... Tyler Florence

    Go Away With ... Tyler Florence
    Tyler Florence is a chef, restaurateur and cookbook author, but he's probably best known for his on-air work. The 42-year-old television personality is the host of the Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race," which showcases teams of cooks traveling...
  • Is Greyhound leaving passengers out in the cold?

    Is Greyhound leaving passengers out in the cold?
    The temperature outside the Des Moines Greyhound bus terminal on a February morning fell to a dangerously frigid 17 degrees below zero. But the bus driver who dropped off Ankur Singh and 10 other passengers so that they could wait for a connecting...
  • Seniors on the Go: Finding the best holiday airfare and hotel deals

    Seniors on the Go: Finding the best holiday airfare and hotel deals
    Just about everyone knows that holiday airfares vary tremendously, depending on which specific days you want to fly. And you also know that if you wait too long, you find nothing left in airlines' seat inventories except the highest-price tickets. The...
  • What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?

    What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?
    Ask travelers what the federal government did for them this year, and you'll probably get a shrug, at best -- or a rant about sequestration, national park closings and the Transportation Security Administration, at worst. But there's actually a...
  • Charged extra for my checked luggage

    Charged extra for my checked luggage
    Deborah Bouchette researches the luggage rules for an upcoming flight, but is surprised by a 200 Euro fee to check her bag, anyway. Her airline says she should get a refund -- so why isn't she? Q: I traveled to Europe on a codeshare flight between...
  • Disney Gathers Local 'Friends' for First Shanghai Disneyland Attraction

    The Walt Disney Co. has revealed a first look at "Garden of the Twelve Friends," one of the first attractions being built at Shanghai Disneyland, set to open in late 2015. The project, located inside the 11-acre collection of gardens branded the "Gardens...
  • Going away with Tyler Florence

    Going away with Tyler Florence
    Tyler Florence is a chef, restaurateur and cookbook author, but he's probably best known for his on-air work. The 42-year-old television personality is the host of the Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race," which showcases teams of cooks traveling...
  • Do you have enough time to make your flight connection?

    Do you have enough time to make your flight connection?
    When Mike Conrad bought an airline ticket from Washington, D.C., to Berlin, the last thing he considered was his connection in Frankfurt, Germany. But the flight, booked through United Airlines and operated by Lufthansa — an arrangement known as...
  • Air travelers may soon see holiday-like congestion every week

    Air travelers may soon see holiday-like congestion every week
    If demand for air travel continues rising at its current pace, many of the nation’s biggest airports — including Los Angeles International Airport — will face holiday-like congestion once or twice a week within the next decade. That is...