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 Eros Buratti with tour guide Anna Maria Massimi in his meat and cheese shop in Verbania, Italy.

That's Italian: Meats, cheeses, bread and wine are part of the best lunch ever

A chance encounter in Italy leads to this Pittsburgh traveler’s best meal.

about 7 hours ago


 The medieval village of Vernon, located in the Normandy region.

A tour of France, from Paris to Normandy, at leisure

We let Viking Cruises handle the details: three days in Paris, followed by an 8-day journey on the Seine to Normandy and back. Magnifique.

1 week ago


Vermont ski resort trims prices

Vermont ski resort at Bolton goes against the tide by lowering lift prices for the 2014-15 season.

1 week ago


 Silvia Givera with her dog, Diego, on the banks of Lake Como.

A walk around Lake Como unveils Italy's beauty

The region around the Northern Italian lake offers spectacular views and warm personal connections for a Pittsburgh family.

1 week ago


 Lucy Briggs-Owen portrays Viola and Tom Bateman is Will in "Shakespeare in Love" at Noel Coward Theatre in London.

Theater tour to London set for March 8-15

The 2015 Post-Gazette's Critic's Choice theater tour in March to London features three plays.

1 week ago


 The Taj Mahal built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to memorialize his third wife, who died in childbirth. It was their 14th child.

India's ancient and modern coexist in a dizzying parade of humanity

An awesome land of extremes, contrasts and contradictions awaits visitors to India, a country of 1 billion people.

2 weeks ago


Travel notes: Fees could increase for baggage, upgrades

Airlines may start charging more for baggage checks or seat upgrades during peak demand periods.

2 weeks ago


If you go ... India

There are direct flights on Air India from New York’s JFK International Airport to New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. 

2 weeks ago


 Battleship Rock near Jemez Springs, N.M.

New Mexico's Jemez Mountains have a multitude of scenic wonders

Hike and soak in a natural hot spring in New Mexico’s funky Jemez area.

2 weeks ago


 Southwest Airlines ramp supervisor Steve Belch, left, confers with ground crewman Dillard Blue after a mechanical glitch developed on the early morning originator flight waiting for departure from the gate behind them, at Love Field in Dallas. Throughout the airline industry, the first flight of the day sets the tone for keeping the system's flights running on-time.

Passengers and airlines can't afford late first flight

For years, Southwest Airlines was the most punctual, so its tumble toward the bottom of rankings for on-time arrivals was stunning.

2 weeks ago


 The view from a hiking trail overlooking Vals, Switzerland.

European road trip serves up idyllic sights and savory slices of cake

A road trip through Europe allows stops at beautiful places on a whim — including stops for the best cake you’ll ever have.

3 weeks ago


How to get best deal on a hotel stay

Never overpay for a hotel room again if you follow a few tips to help help navigate the growing number of online booking sites.

3 weeks ago


Some upscale hotels serving high-end wines

High-end wines now available by the glass at some upscale hotels.

3 weeks ago


Travel notes: Steak knives cause stir at airports

A restaurant was handing out serrated steel knives to passengers who had already passed screening checkpoints before boarding a plane.

3 weeks ago


Travel Notes: United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking

Plus: economy seats that convert to comfy business-class suite.

4 weeks ago


 Picasso. Study for weeping head.

Dali museum welcomes Picasso

Picasso exhibit at Dali's place in St. Petersburg, Fla. is a must-see.

4 weeks ago


 More than 2,000 visitors a day took the free Sriracha sauce-making tour during fall "grinding season" at Huy Fong Foods in Irwindale, Calif. They could pose with a cardboard cutout of CEO David Tran.

Touring the plant where condiment sensation Sriracha is made

Been hitting the sauce? If so, behold the Sriracha tour in Irwindale, California.

4 weeks ago


 Members of the US Navy SEALs showcase the ATV's used by SEAL Teams  Each year around Veterans Day, the Museum hosts an annual "Muster", which includes a demonstration by the US Navy SEALs.

Navy SEAL museum shows what life is like in the special forces unit

Dive into Navy SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce, Fla.

4 weeks ago


 Map check at the top of Alpine Springs lift at Snowmass Resort in Colorado.

Four Colorado resorts let kids ski free

Free skiing for kids keeps families on their toes.

4 weeks ago



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