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  • When State Department alerts put travel plans in doubt

    Question: What if you have airline tickets to a country and near the departure date the State Department says this is a dangerous area to travel to? What are the chances of getting a change of destination? Refund? Credit to use tickets later? I'm speaking...
  • 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,...
  • Flood warning in effect Friday for Howard Co.

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Howard County and the surrounding region Friday as heavy rainfall soaks the area. The warning will be in effect until 12:15 p.m. Friday, according to the NWS.  As of 9:27 a.m. Friday,...
  • Ten dead, dozens wounded in Kenya attack as British tourists flee

    Ten dead, dozens wounded in Kenya attack as British tourists flee
    Ten people died Friday when two explosions shattered a Nairobi market, even as hundreds of British tourists were evacuating the country because of warnings of an increased terror threat. Kenya's National Disaster Operation Center said 76 people were...
  • 4 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash on I-10 near Blythe

    4 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash on I-10 near Blythe
    Four people were killed and dozens others were hospitalized after a charter bus headed west on Interstate 10 near Blythe crashed and overturned early Wednesday when the driver tried to avoid steel pipes that were strewn on the highway from a jackknifed...
  • Thailand: With martial law imposed, should you still go?

    Thailand: With martial law imposed, should you still go?
    The declaration of martial law in Thailand on Tuesday marked a dramatic political turn for the Asian country that's been in the grip of civil strife the last six months. But what does the army's promise of restoring order mean for travelers who have...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 04/26/14

    Today's Birthday (04/26/14). Advance your career this year with fun and greater ease. Invest time in financial management, and it pays. Travel and research this spring. With Saturn retrograde until 5/20, creative projects undergo revision. Review and tune...
  • PennDOT adds more traffic cameras, other updates to "511PA" traveler-info site

     
    Views from PennDOT's traffic cameras and other information geared to motorists can be convenient aids to trip planning. Before I leave for work many mornings, I check the traffic on Route 22 to see if it's clear or suffering from one of its not-infrequent...
  • 2014 Kia Soul: A different breed of hamster

    2014 Kia Soul: A different breed of hamster
    As of the 2013 model year, the first-generation Kia Soul was more than 4 years old, and in today's fast-moving world of vehicle design, that's quite old (an adjective Kia certainly wouldn't want associated with its brand). It was time for a complete...
  • Travel to Cuba? Probably not worth the risk

    Travel to Cuba? Probably not worth the risk
    Question: What are the travel requirements for going to Cuba? Is it possible to fly out of Tijuana, Mexico, to Cuba with a U.S. passport? Are there any other ID or passport cards required? Patricia Morrison San Juan Capistrano Answer: Yes, an...
  • U.S. issues travel alert for Americans attending 2014 Sochi Olympics

    U.S. issues travel alert for Americans attending 2014 Sochi Olympics
    The U.S. State Dept. has issued a travel alert warning that Americans attending the 2014 Sochi Olympics should "remain attentive regarding their personal security at all times." With a violent insurgency continuing in the nearby North Caucasus, it is no...