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 Deauville's signature brightly colored umbrella tents along the town's expansive shoreline.

France's Deauville delights with charm and panache

Deauville, on France’s North Atlantic coast, was once a favorite summer retreat for wealthy Parisians. Now everyone goes.

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 Pickles in Suzdal, pickle capital of Russia.

Chef Trevett Hooper savors Russian hospitality for a new venture

Legume’s chef visits Eastern Europe and Russia to bring back ideas for Dacha, a restaurant he hopes to open in Pittsburgh.

1 day ago


 Arundel Head (Sophocles), 200 - 1 B.C., Greek; bronze and copper.

Treasures from the Mediterranean featured in exhibit

Greek antiquities crafted during the Hellenistic period shine at the Getty museum in Los Angeles. The exhibit moves to D.C. in December.

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 Archaeologist David Starbuck poses near stone walls unearthed at Lake George Battlefield Park. An archaeological dig at the 18th-century military site in the southern Adirondacks has uncovered large sections of stone walls that are believed to have been constructed within a larger British fortification that was never completed more than 250 years ago.

New York dig unearths stone walls of an old British fort

Dig at Lake George Battlefield Park, in the southern Adirondacks, uncovers fort's stone walls.

1 day ago


Travel Q&A: Yucatan, Puerto Rico suitable for family vacations

Travel questions answered by experts.

1 day ago


 Visitors learn about Sacramento, Calif., history on an Old Sacramento Underground Tour.

Old Sacramento tours descend to history underground

The Old Sacramento Underground Tours, started by city historian Marcia Eymann, offers a family-friendly history tour, and an adult tour.

1 day ago


 Visitors are swallowed up in a sea of translucent plastic balls at the National Building Museum's "The BEACH" exhibit, which is meant to simulate the ocean.

D.C. summer exhibit gives visitors a day at the beach, without sand or surf

“The BEACH” exhibit at the National Building Museum’s Grand Hall features neither sand nor sea.

1 week ago


Travel notes: Passenger group upbraids Delta for 'shaming' travelers to spend more

Also: Customer service with a charge at Denver-based Frontier Airlines

1 week ago


Pitt, Duquesne cautious about student travel to hot spots

Safety remains the top priority when the schools are setting up study abroad programs.

1 week ago


 The Strasburg Railroad began excursion rides in 1959, and continues to offer one-hour round-trips from Strasburg to Paradise, Pa.

Railroad buffs still make tracks to Strasburg

All aboard! Pennsylvania’s Strasburg may be the American center of the railroad buff’s universe.

2 weeks ago


Catching 40 winks in a caboose

There are many opportunities in Pennsylvania and across the U.S. to sleep in a train car.

2 weeks ago


Travel notes: Airline rebooking fees stir debate

A call for crackdown on airline rebooking fees.

2 weeks ago


Getting a low airfare requires some digging

Finding the cheapest airfares takes some digging.

2 weeks ago


 Fishermen of the Malecon gather on the sea wall, chasing schools of Chopa.

Cuba’s good tourism fortune could be bad news for rest of Caribbean

Tourism officials fear that if the U.S. allows free travel to Cuba, it will result in a loss of visitors to the region’s other countries.

3 weeks ago


 Customers dine at the Anaheim Packing District, a food mall converted from an abandoned orange packing house.

Beyond Disneyland, Anaheim invests in future

The California city that houses Disneyland wants to show there’s more for tourists to do there than snap a selfie with Mickey Mouse.

3 weeks ago


 New England Patriot Ron Gronkowski's party ship cruise will sail from Miami Feb. 19-22, 2016.

Theme cruises: Zombies, Def Leppard and Gronk

Zombies are on deck for upcoming themed cruises leaving ports in Florida next year.

3 weeks ago


Travel Q&A: Nontouristy things to do in NYC

Also, is there a way to find a last-minute cheap domestic flight?

3 weeks ago


Travel notes: Low airfares are forecast for fall

The average domestic airfare for the September-through-November period is forecast to be $248, or 3.6 percent cheaper than in fall 2014.

3 weeks ago


 The iconic Galata Tower stands tall, right, in Istanbul's skyline. The former seat of the opulent Byzantine and Ottoman empires is divided into European and Asian sides by the Bosphorus Strait, offering a wealth of history and stunning scenery.

Istanbul tantalizes with its mix of cultures

Ten hours in Istanbul to sample the cultures of Europe and Asia and a mix of ancient culture and modern rhythms.

4 weeks ago


Stratford Festival wears a smile

During the height of tourism, the Canadian town rolls out a red carpet of friendliness for visitors.

4 weeks ago


Travel notes: Look for more fees from airlines

Consumers say they’re willing to pay even more fees in coming years for special services when they fly.

4 weeks ago



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