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  • Love motels, slums ease Rio's World Cup hotel crunch

    Love motels, slums ease Rio's World Cup hotel crunch
    Soccer fans coming to Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup can still find some reasonably-priced accommodations, as long as a love motel, slum or campsite is where they're looking. The countdown to the month-long soccer tournament starting on June 12 has...
  • World Cup tourists face sky-high prices in Brazil

    World Cup tourists face sky-high prices in Brazil
    RIO DEIRO (Reuters) - Tourists visiting Brazil for the World Cup are advised to pack a bathing suit, sunscreen, and a whole lot of cash. Home to some of the world's most expensive restaurants and hotels, and with some prices rising more as the opening...
  • For Jewish American Heritage Month, food is the focus at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

    For Jewish American Heritage Month, food is the focus at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
    While the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU knew that food would be the subject of its current exhibition, director Jo Ann Arnowitz wanted to be sure the show concerned more than recipes and restaurants. "It starts with the growers, the grocers, the cattle...
  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    Check out festivals and events in July across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
  • Fast food at Easton Farmers Market

    ZUCCHINI 500 1 For a different take on fast food, visit the Easton Farmers Market on Saturday for the annual Zucchini 500. The annual event, now in its eighth year, pits racers against each other after they have carved their cars out of zucchini and...
  • 'Ride Along 2' pulls into Fort Lauderdale beach

    'Ride Along 2' pulls into Fort Lauderdale beach
    South Florida is going on a ride along. "Ride Along 2," the sequel to the 2014 Kevin Hart and Ice Cube buddy cop movie, is filming this week on Fort Lauderdale beach, giving residents and tourists alike front-row seats to the action. Many watched,...
  • Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships

    Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships
    One of Florida's most popular microbrews is headed to sea. Two of Tampa's Cigar City Brewing's craft beers will be featured aboard all 13 of Carnival Cruise Line's Florida-based cruise ships. The line made the announcement last Sunday aboard the...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio celebrating 40 years of tours

    Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio celebrating 40 years of tours
    When Ann Marohn led the first tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park 40 years ago, she entered through a garage on the building's south side. Green shag carpets, water-damaged walls and uneven floors greeted visitors inside. "All...
  • Travel deals: Cruise Cuba by yacht

    Travel deals: Cruise Cuba by yacht
    Since the U.S. government has somewhat loosened restrictions on visits to Cuba by Americans, the island nation has been turning up on a lot of people's bucket lists. Group IST has a new Havana-to-Cienfuegos tour that's unique in that it's a cruise by 49-...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line orders two more 4,200-passenger ships

    Norwegian Cruise Line orders two more 4,200-passenger ships
    More mega cruise ships are on tap for Norwegian Cruise Line. The Miami-based cruise operator said this week it's signed an agreement with German shipyard Meyer Werft to build two more Breakaway-Plus class ships for delivery in spring 2018 and fall 2019....
  • L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck

    L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck
    U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building in the West, will soon have an observation deck and sky-high restaurant catering to visitors to downtown Los Angeles. The deck, the first of its kind in Southern California, will provide visitors with a sweeping...