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  • Fireworks season kicks off tonight at Navy Pier

    Fireworks season kicks off tonight at Navy Pier
    Kaboom. It’s fireworks season again at Navy Pier. They start tonight at 10:15 p.m. and are every Saturday and Wednesday night through Labor Day,¬†according to a statement from Navy Pier spokesman Nick Shields. The show is choreographed to music...
  • Eco-tourism rises as Iran's currency woes clip travelers' wings

    In a building full of shops selling nightgowns and wedding dresses, three young women in the modest offices of the Zhivar Tourist Agency chat up clients about prospective vacation spots in Iran. Business is good. The falling value of Iran's currency,...
  • Mexico: Disney cruises to return to Baja; Carnival to revisit Mazatlan

    Mexico: Disney cruises to return to Baja; Carnival to revisit Mazatlan
    Suddenly Mexico has returned as a hot cruise destination. Disney Cruise Line comes back to the West Coast for Baja cruises from San Diego in fall 2015. Also, Carnival Cruise Lines resumes its seven-day itineraries to Mazatlan starting in October. Disney...
  • Manaus is Brazil's jewel of the Amazon jungle

    Manaus is Brazil's jewel of the Amazon jungle
    It's that special time in the late afternoon when the light turns golden and life seems to move at the pace of a bygone era in the square that anchors this Amazon city's opera house. Children clamor to catch soap bubbles sent aloft by a vendor,...
  • Seniors on the Go: What could go wrong? Let me count the ways

    Seniors on the Go: What could go wrong? Let me count the ways
    Consider these headlines: Rampant crime in destination areas. Lax safety standards. Sloppy management. Faulty equipment. Untrained operators. Deliberate targeting of visitors for scams. Or these reports: Cruise line passengers murdered in Antigua. Visitor...
  • Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'

    Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'
    Apparently unfazed by the current congressional proposal to undo its earlier airline passenger protection rules, the Department of Transportation proposed a set of new, additional consumer protections. The most important deals with fees: DoT proposes that...
  • Cruise lines offer up an education with your vacation

    Cruise lines offer up an education with your vacation
    The days when people went on a cruise vacation and returned home satisfied with just a tan have long been gone. Now passengers want more: to learn and accomplish something during their cruise – perhaps learning about local wines or how to...
  • Cracks in ledge box at Willis Tower cause alarm

    Cracks in ledge box at Willis Tower cause alarm
    The famous Skydeck of the Willis Tower — which features a set of transparent ledges situated more than 1,300 feet in the air and extending 4.5 feet out from the skyscraper — experienced what appeared to be cracks in one of its boxes on...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 1 Fun run Temple Isaiah sponsors the 10th annual Matzohball 5K and 1-mile Fun Run beginning at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. Music and entertainment will be provided. A portion of the proceeds benefit DreamBuilders and...
  • Ellicott City, Columbia featured in Horticultural Society of Maryland annual tour

    Ellicott City, Columbia featured in Horticultural Society of Maryland annual tour
    The focus will be something old, something new on Sunday, June 1, when the Horticultural Society of Maryland hosts its 23rd annual Garden Tour, “From Manor to Modern:¬† Garden Design in Columbia and Ellicott City.” The tour, which runs from...
  • Belly up to bar for Florida history

    Belly up to bar for Florida history
    Too often, the nobility of tipping beers at a bar goes unappreciated, even on a leisurely Florida road trip. Wouldn't it be better to be out exploring the state's history at an old Spanish castle — or standing in line at a popular tourist...