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  • Digital detox getaways in Florida and the Caribbean

    Digital detox getaways in Florida and the Caribbean
    For a while, hotels and resorts touted such perks as iPod docks, free Wi-Fi, and even use of free iPads. But some guests, weary of hours sitting in front of a computer/cell phone screen and being bombarded by texts, and emails, tweets and instagrams, seem...
  • Being spontaneous in your travels

    Being spontaneous in your travels
    Twenty years ago, I was on a train heading to Rothenburg to update the ultimate medieval town in Germany for my guidebook. I knew the town well and was anticipating a happy homecoming. The cute lanes would be filled with my readers, who cheered me on. I...
  • Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100

    Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100
    While Panama is emerging as a favored destination for vacationers looking for great beaches, tropical rain forest and rich biodiversity, its first claim to fame was the Panama Canal, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this summer. At the center of...
  • FAA lifts ban on flights to, from Tel Aviv

    FAA lifts ban on flights to, from Tel Aviv
    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. airlines flying to and from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport. “The agency will continue to closely monitor the very fluid situation around Ben Gurion Airport and...
  • Klean Kanteen a true traveler

    Klean Kanteen a true traveler
    Name: 20-ounce Vacuum Insulated Klean Kanteen with Loop and Cafe Cap (also available in 12 and 16 ounces) What it is: a refillable water bottle made of stainless steel with an easy-to-fill, extra-wide mouth. The stainless steel bottle and cap keep the...
  • Toronto streetcars let visitors get to know the city

     Toronto streetcars let visitors get to know the city
    A subway train travels faster, but it can't compare with the feeling aboard a good, old-fashioned trolley. Even a slow one. The people of Toronto are passionate about theirs. Only don't call them trolleys. Here, they're streetcars. Maybe it's the...
  • Illinois Tollway, Pace pin hopes on bus service

    Illinois Tollway, Pace pin hopes on bus service
    The Illinois Tollway and Pace have taken a major step toward bringing more express bus service to the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway, and motorists' tolls will help pay for it. Under a partnership agreement the agencies finalized last week, the Tollway...
  • Redflex insider: I testified about secret meeting

    Redflex insider: I testified about secret meeting
    A former employee of the company that launched Chicago's red light cameras testified Wednesday before a federal grand jury investigating bribery allegations, and he said he recounted a secret meeting atop the John Hancock Center and even answered...
  • Casinos no longer golden for Atlantic City

    The fortune-tellers hawk their services along the boardwalk, offering to read palms, study tarot cards and gaze into crystal balls for $5. But for free, you can get most anyone along the seaside stretch to peer into the future, and it doesn't look...
  • Israel: FAA ban silences some traffic to Tel Aviv, and tourism suffers

    With a  second day of flight cancellations snarling plans and silencing some air traffic to Tel Aviv, one tour operator reports that life — but not travel-related business — is proceeding as usual. The Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Go Away With ... Maria Bartiromo

    Go Away With ... Maria Bartiromo
    Few business journalists make their way into pop culture. Then there's Maria Bartiromo, who was dubbed as the "Money Honey." Joey Ramone of the Ramones was clearly smitten with her, too. He sang her praises in his song, "Maria Bartiromo." "I've...