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  • Travel to North Korea at your own risk

    I think the State Department needs to issue a directive: "If a strong travel warning has been issued regarding a foreign country, the U.S. shall make no effort to free a citizen who may be caught and detained there." ("Tourist from Ohio is detained in...
  • Domestic flights continue to get more crowded, data show

    Domestic flights continue to get more crowded, data show
    The nation's airlines continue to pack passengers on domestic flights at record rates by limiting the number of seats and planes they add as demand grows, according to the latest federal data. The percentage of filled seats on domestic flights grew to...
  • 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...
  • Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device

    Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device
    An argument over legroom on a weekend flight led United Airlines to divert a plane to Chicago and call authorities, the airline said Tuesday. United Airlines Flight 1462 was en route from Newark, N.J., to Denver Sunday afternoon when there was a...
  • The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic

    The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic
    After fitting more than 300 people and 10 tons of cargo onto their chartered Boeing 747, Penn State's operations staff will search for one crucial piece of equipment they purposely left at home. An air horn. Head coach James Franklin can't conduct...
  • Adventure on a tugboat, and more trips

     Adventure on a tugboat, and more trips
    A tugboat might not be what you think of when you consider boutique cruising, but that's what Maple Leaf Adventures has in mind for the 2015 season. The company specializes in intimate cruises in British Columbia and Alaska. Joining the 92-foot schooner...
  • Traffic restrictions Wednesday at Lehigh Tunnel, I-476

    This just steered its way into my email garage from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission: --TURNPIKE TRAVEL ADVISORY-- --Northbound Lehigh Tunnel Closure Scheduled 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 --Daytime tunnel maintenance to impact traffic on I-...
  • Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed

    The deadly Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa continues to accelerate, according to numbers released Monday by the World Health Organization. The virus has now claimed at least 887 lives, the WHO reported, with 163 new cases and 61 deaths in...
  • Watching for an eruption in Iceland

     Watching for an eruption in Iceland
    Venezuela: Direct flights between the U.S. and Caracas have been reduced by 50 percent since January, the U.S. Embassy in Caracas said, thus travelers should book flights as early as possible and confirm itineraries. Especially important is confirming...
  • UCF football players unfazed by volcano threat

    UCF football players unfazed by volcano threat
    UCF players said they aren’t concerned about the Icelandic volcano eruption that could derail the team’s travel plans to Ireland. Aviation authorities raised the threat warning to red Saturday, indicating an eruption that could cause “...
  • Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident

    Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident
    Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media...