| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:20 AM
SEATTLE Imagine packing up your life, getting on a motorcycle and traveling around the world. It sounds crazy and impossible, especially for adults saddled by a mortgage, a job and family obligations.
But Seattle natives Mike and Shannon Mills and...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:38 AM
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's experiment with free-market reforms has unintentionally widened the communist-led island's racial divide and allowed white Cubans to regain some of the economic advantages built up over centuries.
Under President Raul Castro,...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Internet connection fees, bag checking charges and reservation cancellation costs.
Most Americans have grown accustomed to nickel-and-dime charges from the airline industry. But hotels and resorts are also taking a bite out of their guests’...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Located at the crossroads of Interstates 80 and 25, the small city of Cheyenne, Wyo. offers a welcome stopping point to travelers making their way through this part of the country. From supercomputers and a surprising food scene to outdoor adventure and...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:02 AM
LOS ANGELES -- What happens in Vegas is now splashed across food blogs and foodie Twitter feeds, as the "Sin" in Sin City more often refers to overindulging at a celebrity chef's restaurant than gambling, drinking and cavorting with pole dancers.
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
What happens in Vegas is now splashed across food blogs and foodie Twitter feeds, as the "Sin" in Sin City more often refers to overindulging at a celebrity chef's restaurant than gambling, drinking and cavorting with pole dancers.
A constellation of...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Look at it this way: You have to work two more days, but then you get to play for three.
Labor Day weekend — the last long weekend of the summer — means beaches, shopping, travel, family outings and lots of time to chill.
This year, more...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Only hours after the shaking stopped from the biggest quake to hit Napa Valley in 25 years, the phones at Mike Noel's Napa travel agency began to ring. Anxious clients wondered whether the magnitude 6.0 shaker would derail their visit.
| Aug 26, 2014
Stockholm is one of Europe's most beautiful cities. One-third water, one-third parks, one-third city, on the sea, surrounded by woods, bubbling with energy and history, Sweden's stunning capital is green, clean, and underrated.
And it's a city in love...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Long-term travel with large-breed dogs is absolutely rewarding. As we near the three-month mark of traveling the United States with our Labrador, we are thrilled with the memories we've been able to make, and the deeper level our relationship with her has...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...