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  • Still stuck for a travel gift? 5 you can buy online right now

    Still stuck for a travel gift? 5 you can buy online right now
    It's crunch time for shoppers still looking for the perfect travel gift. Here are five last-minute ideas that make shopping easy (no mall involved) and stoke the spirit of discovery. Airbnb gift cards: For Airbnb fans, a $100 gift card might be just the...
  • A 1981 meeting between Pat Williams and Danny Ainge helped set the course of Celtics history

    On May 15, 1981, a Toronto Blue Jays infielder named Danny Ainge and his roommate on the road, fellow infielder Garth Iorg, sat in a Cleveland hotel room watching a soap opera on TV as they killed time before a game that night against the Cleveland...
  • CTA Holiday Train pulled from service for door problem

    CTA Holiday Train pulled from service for door problem
    The holidays were cut short for some CTA riders Monday night. The CTA Holiday Train, a train adorned with lights and holiday decorations, was pulled from service Monday night after the train experienced door problems on the South Side, CTA spokesman...
  • Travel writers' books range from going nowhere to going everywhere

    Travel writers' books range from going nowhere to going everywhere
    'The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere' TED Books/Simon & Schuster, $14.99 The whole point of travel is to go somewhere, to do something. Pico Iyer, among the best travel writers working today, disagrees, though it took him a lifetime to...
  • Moscow to Beijing by rail, Mongolian yurts included

     Moscow to Beijing by rail, Mongolian yurts included
    We're entering the time of year when, depending on the destination, planning travel may be more appropriate than actually doing the traveling. Like, say, exploring Russia, Mongolia and China. G Adventures has a Trans-Mongolian Adventure by rail that is...
  • State Department issues global warning for Americans in holiday season

    State Department issues global warning for Americans in holiday season
    Global: The U.S. Department of State issued a global travel alert for tourists during the holiday season, citing the recent hostage situation in Australia as cause for heightened caution. The travel alert indicates that potential attacks may not only...
  • Fees: You hate 'em, but you asked for 'em

    Fees: You hate 'em, but you asked for 'em
    "Ancillary fees" collected by airlines this year, worldwide, amount to some $15 per passenger, says IdeaWorks. Airlines obviously lead the fee parade, but other segments of the travel industry are starting to pick up on the idea. And, for the...
  • In Jerusalem, shop and eat where the locals go, Machane Yehuda Market

    In Jerusalem, shop and eat where the locals go, Machane Yehuda Market
    Israel has always been a popular Christmas and winter holiday destination, and tourism seems to have stabilized since hostilities with Hamas subsided with a truce earlier this year. The first destination for visitors is typically Tel Aviv, where,...
  • Can new hair dryer technology make your blow-out better?

     Can new hair dryer technology make your blow-out better?
    Dry winter weather can do a number on your hair. New hair dryers promise to help keep it manageable and prevent damage with features like ionic technology to reduce frizz and infrared heat to more gently dry hair. I tested four top brands to see how...
  • Making service vacations part of New Year's travel resolutions

    Making service vacations part of New Year's travel resolutions
    This is the time of the year to start making some resolutions for 2015, like perhaps losing weight or quitting smoking. For those who would also like to make some New Year travel resolutions, here is an idea: a volunteer vacation. Participants in this...
  • Win a hotel stay from Discover the Palm Beaches in holiday contest

    Win a hotel stay from Discover the Palm Beaches in holiday contest
    Palm Beach County tourism promoters are giving away a two-night/three-day stay at The Seagate Hotel & Spa in Delray Beach in its Luxury Ocean Getaway contest. The 154-room hotel is located at 1000 E. Atlantic Ave. and amenities include several dining...