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Oman, on the edge of the Arabian Peninsula, bewitches visitors with its striking beauty, mix of cultures and relaxed pace.
Sites in southeastern Missouri shine in movie “Gone Girl.” Cape Girardeau plays the role of the fictional North Carthage.
Jonesborough has bestowed upon itself the somewhat immodest title of “Storytelling Capital of the World.”
Cape Breton’s mash-up of bluegrass and Brigadoon resounds through pubs and church halls each summer.
A weeklong June drive around Cape Breton was counterclockwise and counterintuitive.
The Clarion County town is gorgeous even when foliage isn’t at its peak.
The FCC took the first step toward allowing cellphone calls on planes in December.
A two-week cruise through Russia for a group from Pittsburgh presents a fascinating journey through one of the world’s pivotal nations.
Sidney Crosby’s hometown of Halifax honors the Penguins captain in a Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame display.
Whatever happened to those folks who checked bag tags?
Public shaming among airline travelers increases as passengers and flight attendants post photos of inappropriate behavior online.
At the Association of Food Journalists conference, the Pittsburgh contingent ate very well.
Lady Mary’s beaded spider web gown, Lady Sybil’s harem pants and Lady Edith’s wedding gown are included in a “Downton Abbey” exhibit.
Buildings that housed du Pont employees have been transformed into The Inn at Montchanin Village & Spa.
Owl Cafe knows how to serve up a green chili cheeseburger on Old Route 66.
A long-dwindling practice has nearly bottomed out in 2014, as most major American airlines have done away with breaks for grieving fliers.
If more passengers are having meltdowns over airline service, federal statistics do not show it.
New fall lectures on the “Downton Abbey” exhibit are offered at Winterthur.
It lifts the veil off the mystique of California’s first prison, opened 162 years ago and looking every day its age.
Enjoying the fall colors and waterfalls at Ricketts Glen State Park in northeastern Pennsylvania.
The Village at Shirlington has experienced a renaissance since the mid-2000s, including the award-winning Signature Theatre.
Having an very close view of bears pursuing salmon is among the wonders of a trip to Katmai National Park in Alaska.
Connecticut’s lighthouses range from the classic white octagon towers to New London Ledge Lighthouse, a three-story red brick building.
Ricketts Glen State Park is in Benton, Columbia County, in the northeastern part of Pennsylvania, about a four-hour drive from Pittsburgh.
A cidery in Benton makes an “old” drink seem new again
There are far more historical and natural treasures in rural Nevada than visitors will find among the glitz and glamour of Vegas.
Trieste is a lively Italian seaport city where James Joyce spent his formative years in the early 20th century.
A week aboard a dive boat is not for everyone, but it’s the best way to see the ocean around the Big Island of Hawaii.
Ohio’s Cedar Point to say goodbye to its once ground-breaking stand-up roller coaster ride.
Deep-fried and on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair are the popular offerings that draw nearly 2 million visitors a year.
This Ohio city’s Over-the-Rhine district is being revived as a beer haven.
Cycle Portland Bike Tours’ basic ride-around starts downtown about a mile from the city’s core.
St. Tropez is more than a jet-set destination on the French Riviera. It’s a sensory experience that takes much than a day to appreciate.
The enduring film, released 20 years ago, was shot in the majestic former prison in Mansfield, and is helping to spark restoration efforts
Yes, you really can go camping in Brooklyn, New York, at Floyd Bennett Field, a former airport.
First, it was discovered on home video. Then Ted Turner’s TNT network and others picked up “Shawshank” and ran with it like a football.
Millennials love to travel, and cruise lines are working to appeal to them.
Mark Oddo of East Liberty is kayaking down the rivers to Mobile, Ala.
Put-in-Bay is billed as family friendly, but I’d steer clear of bringing kids on the weekends.
In a GPS world, maps still have a place, experts say.
Study confirms airlines can charge some passengers twice as much as others; TSA PreCheck lines popular.
The site of the Cer battle of World War I is sacred ground in Serbia, but it is little known and rarely visited by foreigners.
Put-in-Bay is a 195-mile drive from Pittsburgh.
All major airlines fly from major U.S. cities to Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.
West Virginia Mountain Rail Adventures offers scenic, unique and tasty train rides from Elkins and Durbin.
The Warfield House Bed and Breakfast is a perfect choice for a stay in Elkins, West Virginia.
What you need to know if you’re on board West Virginia Mountain Rail Adventures.
Copenhagen, Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig and Hamburg offer rich classical music scenes.
TSA Administrator John Pistole has heard all the criticism of his agency, which screens more than 630 million fliers a year.
Inspiration lurks in the hallways of the Charlotte Hotel and Restaurant, ready to throw good vibrations at any passer-by.