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  • Tribal people desperately cling to tradition in Omo Valley, Ethiopia

    Tribal people desperately cling to tradition in Omo Valley, Ethiopia
    With every generation, the chance to see some of the world's last tribal people living authentically dwindles. When I visited the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia almost two decades ago, there were few dirt roads, and tribes lived in mud huts and were...
  • Egypt: Tourism languishes amid fears of unrest, instability

    Egypt: Tourism languishes amid fears of unrest, instability
    Egypt has gotten more bad news on the tourism front, announcing a decline of nearly one-third in the number of foreign visitors in the month of March from the year before. The tourist industry, which makes up 11% of Egypt’s gross domestic product,...
  • East Stroudsburg University awards degrees

    East Stroudsburg University awards degrees
    East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania awarded 1,079 degrees at separate commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students on May 9 and May 10. The three graduation ceremonies include one for graduate students on Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m....
  • If we save L.A.'s history, tourists will come

    Tuesday's great editorial arguing, in part, for the creation of more Historic Preservation Overlay Zones in Los Angeles communicates the urgency of implementing these preservation areas. Because of the burgeoning housing market, mansonization and more,...
  • Mayor addresses challenges, successes in Laguna

    Mayor addresses challenges, successes in Laguna
    The city is changing more now than at any time in the past couple decades, Mayor Elizabeth Pearson told a group of business leaders at the annual State of the City address May 8 at the Montage Laguna Beach. A demographic shift, coupled with increased...
  • JaxPort, Carnival Cruise Lines ink new deal for more service out of Jacksonville's terminal

    JaxPort, Carnival Cruise Lines ink new deal for more service out of Jacksonville's terminal
    JaxPort has ensured the cruise industry will be sticking around a while longer with a new agreement reached a decade after Carnival began sailing out of the First Coast. JaxPort and Carnival Cruise Lines inked a deal to extend service out of the...
  • Disney Cruise Line heading back to Hawaii in 2015

    Disney Cruise Line heading back to Hawaii in 2015
    Disney Cruise Line is spreading its fleet back out from under the sunshine in fall 2015. The line, which had been basing all four of its ships in Florida during the winter sailing season will be bring the Disney Wonder back to Galveston, Texas as well...
  • Nova Scotia's Baddeck beckons with culture, heritage

    Nova Scotia's Baddeck beckons with culture, heritage
    Nestled along the shores of Cape Breton Island lies the charming seaside town of Baddeck. Steeped in the same Celtic, artistic and fishing traditions as the rest of the island, this tiny town has managed to maintain its authenticity in a way that many...
  • 'Frozen' to become a Disney on Ice touring show

    'Frozen' to become a Disney on Ice touring show
    Elsa's love of cold climates will serve her well when the hit animated movie "Frozen" becomes a live touring show for Disney on Ice. Feld Entertainment, which produces live touring family spectaculars, including shows under the Disney on Ice banner,...
  • Gloucester site of Pocahontas' home could become national park

    Gloucester site of Pocahontas' home could become national park
    GLOUCESTER — Just as John Smith did 400 years ago, Gov. Terry McAuliffe arrived by boat at Werowocomoco on the banks of the York River to survey in person a land of rich history and great promise. McAuliffe visited on Tuesday the farm owned by Bob...
  • Rail tours with live music

     Rail tours with live music
    Riding a train and playing or listening to music. It conjures up romantic images of Woody Guthrie and his guitar crossing the country by boxcar during the Great Depression. "Trains and music. They're inexorably intertwined, as any right-thinking 2-...