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  • The Thrifty Traveler: Cheyenne charms on the cheap

    The Thrifty Traveler: Cheyenne charms on the cheap
    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...
  • 'Mission Blue' film charts scientist's quest to save oceans

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - From the Galapagos Islands to Australia's Coral Sea and a marine park off the coast of Mexico, the documentary "Mission Blue" navigates the journey of renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle as she travels the globe to save the planet's...
  • Cruise lines catering to younger crowds

    Cruise lines catering to younger crowds
    For their next vacation, Jessica and Michael Hammer are heading to Sweden, where they will stay with friends and immerse themselves in the rhythms of daily life. "We want to learn about the country," said Jessica Hammer, a 31-year-old Coconut Creek, Fla....
  • 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...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Explore expected and unexpected beauty of new Richmond Garden Trail

    Richmond is rich in gardens. Some of those gardens are now connected into what is called the Richmond Garden Trail – eight sites that provide different garden experiences – large public garden, sculpture garden, an estate, classic Virginia...
  • 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...
  • New events on tap for Fort Lauderdale's New River Inn museum

    New events on tap for Fort Lauderdale's New River Inn museum
    Nearly 60 years after serving its last guests, the New River Inn in downtown Fort Lauderdale is still open for business — as a history museum. Today it's the oldest remaining hotel building in Broward County and the centerpiece of the Old Fort...
  • 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...
  • Royal Caribbean expands fast Internet to more ships

    Royal Caribbean expands fast Internet to more ships
    More cruise ship passengers can expect Internet service like they're used to at home. Beginning this fall, passengers aboard select Royal Caribbean International ships will be able to plug into a faster satellite-based Internet service powered by global...
  • Why do albums take so long to make?

    Why do albums take so long to make?
    On March 10, 1967, 15 days shy of her 25th birthday, Aretha Franklin released her 12th album and Atlantic Records debut, "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You." It was a breakthrough, triggering a string of four top 10 albums released over 15 months...
  • Too much regulation spoils a good haircut

    Too much regulation spoils a good haircut
    The city should impose only essential regulations to protect Chicagoans because too much regulation spoils a good haircut, and car-service competition, too. When my hair gets a little shaggy, I walk to the corner barber, plunk down $20 plus a tip, and 20...