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  • American Airlines next stop: Cap-Ha�tien, Haiti

    Haiti's historical mecca is expanding to the world. After a modified 757 transporting then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in October 2012 became the first large aircraft to touch down on its runway in decades, Cap-Haitien will soon welcome similarly...
  • Dive deep for historic riches at home or on vacation travels

    Each week, "Florida Flashback" celebrates our area's past and its preservation. When we travel, we take that love of history along, of course. So here's a vacation postcard from a recent visit to the other west coast — to Monterey Bay in California,...
  • They built it for a movie, and people keep coming to Field of Dreams

    They built it for a movie, and people keep coming to Field of Dreams
    Heaven has no gates, only a small wooden sign draped by a cluster of corn on the side of a narrow and winding farm road. Heaven is easily attained, just make a left turn at the sign and rumble over a stretch of gravel to a simple clearing below a...
  • 2 Americans say they'll face trial soon in North Korea, seek U.S. help

    Two Americans detained in North Korea expect to be tried soon, they told the Associated Press on Friday, and are pleading with the U.S. government to obtain their release. Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller, who were detained three months ago, told an...
  • Electric bikes all the buzz at a growing number of tour companies

    As Ike Fazzio and I pedaled our Swiss-made, electric-assist bikes through Balboa Park, a steep climb loomed. Usually that would mean bearing down, sweating a bit and perhaps even walking up the incline. But not that day. With a flick of my wrist, the...
  • Info on visiting the Loire Valley

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO PARIS From LAX, Air France and Air Tahiti Nui offer nonstop service to Paris, and Delta, United, Lufthansa, Air Canada, KLM, British and Swiss offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares from $1,...
  • Moran joins Newport News Tourism Development

    Moran joins Newport News Tourism Development
    Andrea Moran recently joined the Newport News Tourism Development Office as a tourism specialist, replacing James Dean, who is now working as manager of the Virginia Welcome Center in New Kent. Moran will be responsible for promoting the city to state...
  • Books Inspiring Global Tours, Journeys

    Books Inspiring Global Tours, Journeys
    Book lovers who head out to visit authors' homes, museums and gravesites are part of a new chapter in travel called "literary tourism." Some focus their storied journeys on places and events featured in works of fiction, (think "Da Vinci Code" tours...
  • Brevard Zoo recognized for ecotourism

    Brevard Zoo recognized for ecotourism
    Brevard Zoo has been awarded the Gold Level certification by the Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism. It's the first time for a zoo in Florida to get the certification and is the largest attraction in the state to hold a Gold Level status. Brevard...
  • Yellowstone: Tour brings best photo spots into focus

    Yellowstone: Tour brings best photo spots into focus
    Brrrriiing! Like a hammer shattering glass, the alarm broke the silence of our West Yellowstone motel room. It was 3 a.m. We needed to get up and out to meet a small group of fellow photographers for our first-ever photo tour. We’re no strangers...
  • Don't pave paradise [Commentary]

    Don't pave paradise [Commentary]
    Two years ago I moved to Baltimore, where the roads are littered with pot holes (and litter) — I should know because I've had to circle them to find parking. Two of my housemates have had their cars broken into, my high taxes make my escrow payments...