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  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: Gate 1 Travel's Classic Guatemala tour is priced from $779 per person double occupancy, including round-trip air from Miami. The...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Elephant tourism ethics

    Elephant tourism ethics
    For many tourists who visit Asia, riding an elephant is high on their list of "musts," but the ethics of elephant tourism are being questioned by animal-rights groups as well as tour operators. Responsibletravel.com, a British company that bills itself as...
  • Mountains, border, mix of cultures draw tourists to El Paso

    The craziest things get swirled together in El Paso, Texas horned lizards and chihuahuas, baseball diamonds and city offices, tiny shops selling pants designed to "lift your butt" and sprawling stores stuffed with cowboy boots. That's the border, and...
  • 7-night Alaskan cruise on the Norwegian Sun sailing from Vancouver from $269

    7-night Alaskan cruise on the Norwegian Sun sailing from Vancouver from $269
    Norwegian Cruise Line offers a 7-night Alaskan cruise on the Norwegian Sun for as little as $269, based on double occupancy. The Norwegian Sun sails on a Monday-to-Monday round-trip itinerary from Vancouver to Whittier, Alaska cruising the Inside Passage...
  • Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip

    Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip
    When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up. Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
  • The Thrifty Traveler: Experience scenic savings in South Dakota's Black Hills

    The Thrifty Traveler: Experience scenic savings in South Dakota's Black Hills
    The Black Hills of South Dakota may be famous for being the home of Mount Rushmore, but those in the know make an annual trek for the rock climbing, wildlife, national park access and scenic driving options. In fact, it's particularly popular with the...
  • Tourists in Budapest pay to be locked up in cellars

    Tourists in Budapest pay to be locked up in cellars
    In a ramshackle old building in Budapest, tourists pay to be locked up in a room and try to escape by solving a series of mysterious clues, opening locks and finding their way out. "Rabbit Hole", inspired by the 19th Century English novel "Alice's...
  • The Hudson Valley

    The Hudson Valley
    A road trip through the Hudson Valley can be finished in two or so determined hours. But better to take four days. Or two weeks. Or six months. The 150 north-south miles between New York City and Albany are so rife with riches that wading into them in...
  • Study examines sexual behavior of women on vacation

     Study examines sexual behavior of women on vacation
    Who knew that having sex on the beach — or other far-flung tourist destinations — could be so complicated? Some women who engaged in risky sexual behavior while traveling told a researcher that they felt freed from a sexual double standard...
  • Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa

    Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who had planned trips to Africa this year, especially Asians, including to destinations thousands of miles from the nearest infected community such as Kenya and South Africa. Ebola, a...