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 The interior of St. Lawrence Market.

A taste of Toronto: Restaurant fare is tantalizing in the cosmopolitan city

Dining around Toronto -- Canada’s most international city -- on a balmy weekend.

5 days ago


 Gas prices are displayed on a pump at a gas station in New Orleans on Monday. Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to an Energy Department report released Tuesday.

Summer gas prices expected to be 32 percent lower this year

Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department.

1 week ago


Read hiker's blog from ambitious trek

Caroline Benner will begin her walk along the Pacific Crest Trail soon.

1 week ago


 Caroline Benner.

Caroline Benner will be taking a trip along the 'Wild' trail

A new Pittsburgher will take her first stab at hiking the full 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail to profile the hikers along the way.

1 week ago


 A rendering of a room in a Hyatt Centric.

Hotels for the Next Generation

Hotels that appeal to millennials with high-tech lounges, reasonable rates, locally inspired amenities are springing up.

2 weeks ago


 Jordanian royal desert forces stand guard in front of Al Khazneh, Arabic for the Treasury, the most dramatic of many facades carved into the mountains, in the ancient city of Petra, Jordan.

Ancient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines

Petra’s slump is part of a sharp decline in tourism as Jordan’s economy due to regional turbulence.

2 weeks ago


Travel notes: Rate of lost luggage drops more than 60 percent

The rate of mishandled bags dropped from 19 bags per 1,000 passengers in 2007 to seven bags per 1,000 in 2014.

1 week ago


 An otherwise ordinary door on North Gower Street in London is transformed to 221B Baker Street when the BBC-TV series "Sherlock" is filming.

Travelers can find mysteries and spies in London

Adventures in London include a day of Sherlock Holmes, a visit to newspapers’ past and the hilarious “The Play That Goes Wrong.”

2 weeks ago


 The 25-acre Headlands Dunes State Nature Preserve is filled with sandy hummocks and sand-loving vegetation. The dunes are up to 20 feet tall.

Nature preserve at Ohio beach filled dunes, rare plants

Headlands Dunes preserve is a wild Lake Erie beach in Ohio with sand, forest and marshes.

2 weeks ago


Travel notes: Hotels face suit on undisclosed fees

Class action lawsuit goes after U.S. hotels that fail to disclose resort fees; pilots complain about new uniform design.

2 weeks ago


 September and October weekend releases from the Summersville Dam transform the Gauley River's lower 27 miles into one of the country's best run of white water rapids.

Adventures on New River Gorge

Adventures on the Gorge, started eight years to broaden recreational options in West Virginia, add features every year.

3 weeks ago


 Hanalei's Wai'oli Hui'ia Church sits beside the Mission Hall, circa 1841, the oldest surviving church building on the island of Kauai.

Funky Hawaiian island welcomes visitors but eschews the touristy

Find James Bond, ‘Bali Hai’ scenery in Kauai’s proud, culture-rich Hanalei

3 weeks ago


Some ways airline travelers can battle germs

Travel dilemmas: Make sure germs don’t hitch a ride on you during plane travel.

3 weeks ago


 Men dance at a gay tango club in Buenos Aires, Argentina, viewed as one of the most progressive cities in South America.

LBGT travelers face perils overseas

LGBT travelers face some of the biggest challenges, yet with a higher-than-average disposable income, they are avid travelers.

3 weeks ago


Travel notes: Airlines, airports at loggerheads over proposed fee increase

Airlines and airports are in a feud over proposed fee hike.

3 weeks ago



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