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  • Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy

    Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy
    On the Viking Freya, most of the staterooms measure 135 to 205 square feet. One night I found a towel elephant along with the daily newsletter on my bed. Those are about all she has in common with the cruise ships lined up at Port Miami and Port...
  • In Taiwan, tourist influx points up improving ties with China

    The fog hung dense over Sun Moon Lake, obscuring the hilly shoreline that the tourists from mainland China had come to see. Still, the Chinese crowded the main pier as a light drizzle came down, waiting for boats to ferry them around the scenic lake....
  • Lake Ivanhoe is the setting for Family Outfest's Dinner & Fireworks

    Lake Ivanhoe is the setting for Family Outfest's Dinner & Fireworks
    Mikael Audebert is a man on a mission – actually, two important missions. One is to help organize a special event on Saturday, July 5, starting at 7 p.m., called Dinner & Fireworks, which will be held at Gaston Edwards Park on Lake Ivanhoe. The...
  • Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay

    Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay
    For the past week, Robert Suhay has often imagined sailing the Chesapeake Bay, visualizing various tide patterns, weather conditions and landmarks as he tames the vast body of water. That mental exercise has helped the long-distance sailor keep his...
  • With casinos closing, Atlantic City considers future

    With casinos closing, Atlantic City considers future
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The blows came fast and furious for this struggling resort over the last week and a half. Its newest and most expensive casino, Revel, declared bankruptcy for the second time June 19 and is threatening to close if it doesn'...
  • Overseas-visitor total increases 17% in Orlando

    Overseas-visitor total increases 17% in Orlando
    The Orlando area had 3.7 million overseas visitors last year, an increase of 17 percent, according to the National Travel & Tourism Office. That compared with 3.2 million overseas visitors in 2012. Orlando accounted for 11.6 percent of all overseas...
  • Yosemite turns 150 years old, as major park renovation begins

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. The Civil War was raging. Hundreds of thousands of Americans were dead. But 150 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln found time to sign a two-paragraph bill that changed America's landscape forever. Inspired by the early...
  • Ski resorts gear up for summer activities

    Summer can be a great time to visit ski resorts. The weather is usually glorious, and there are numerous outdoor activities, festivals and cultural offerings aimed at attracting visitors and entertaining locals. In this generally slower time of year,...
  • Crosby Stills & Nash begin tour in Bethlehem

    A few years ago, Graham Nash was surfing the web when he came across a bootleg DVD of the Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's 1974 concert at London's Wembley Stadium. After watching the DVD, Nash knew he had to do something to set the record straight about...
  • Fall Out Boy thrilled to play large venues with Paramore

    Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz is thrilled that his band is doing a big summer tour for a lot of reasons. First, it's a chance to co-headline with Paramore, a group Wentz says Fall Out Boy fans wanted to see paired with his group on tour. The co-...
  • Spending: cruise to an exotic destination

    Want to snorkel with sea lions in the Galápagos? Photograph penguins in Antarctica? Fish for piranhas along the Amazon? You don't need to strap on a hiking pack and hire a local guide to penetrate these remote regions. In fact, getting to some of the...