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The Summer of Love: A Walking Tour of San Francisco, 50 Years Later

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:20
This self-guided stroll through the city’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood celebrates the 50th anniversary of the seminal love-in.

The Eagles Sue an Actual Hotel California

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:48
For years, the Hotel California in Todos Santos, Mexico, has reminded people of the Eagles song that shares its name. But this week, the Eagles sued the operators of the hotel in Los Angeles federal court, accusing them and others of unlawfully cashing in on their song and infringing on the band’s trademark rights.

The Best and Worst Coach Seats on U.S. Airlines

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:30
The space between seats on planes has never been tighter, though some carriers are resisting taking more legroom away.

A Reclusive Millionaire's Vast New Zealand Sculpture Park

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:17
How does a sweeping landscape shape an artist’s creativity? Alan Gibbs found out by building one of the world’s largest contemporary art parks in Kaipara Harbour, New Zealand.

A Château in Normandy to Rival Hearst Castle

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:17
French designer Jacques Garcia, known for his luxuriously layered interiors, has been perfecting a 17th-century Norman estate and its gardens for a quarter century. Now he plans to invite more of the public in to visit—and he’ll start again with a new home in Sicily.

Biting Into Berlin's Most Popular Dish (Not Schnitzel)

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 13:00
A five-stop tasting tour of Berlin’s star sandwiches, the savory döner kebab, from a classic hole-in-the-wall to a shockingly tasty vegan alternative.

Where to Find Great Volunteer Vacations

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:57
Also: Answers to questions about 401(k)s, IRAs and Social Security

The Best Amsterdam Day Trips: A Quick-Escape Guide

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:45
Three excursions for competitive foodies, art hounds and castle-loving kids.

Italy's Most Rewarding Small Towns---and Why They Beat Rome, Florence and Venice

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:38
Novelist Andrew Sean Greer dispenses advice to travelers headed to Italy: Skip the big cities

Fishing Adventures for Anglers of All Stripes

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:06
Six superior fishing trips, from Maine to Montana, where reeling in your catch is just part of the fun.

Even Elite Frequent Fliers Find Fewer Perks

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:50
Flying 100,000 miles a year won’t guarantee regular upgrades to business or first class anymore, Scott McCartney writes.

A Tropical Holiday With Serious Travel Cred: Indonesia's 'Spice Islands'

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:50
One of the world’s most coveted territories during the days of Christopher Columbus, the spice-laden Banda Islands fell off the travel map long ago. But real adventurers still seek them out.

The Best Travel Pillows for Road Warriors

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:39
Far from being dormant, travel-pillow design has seen a rousing renaissance. But are the latest models sufficiently snooze-inducing?

Hate Basic Economy Fares? More Are Coming

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:35
Passengers may grumble, but Delta, United and American like the early results of the restriction-heavy tickets enough to expand them.

Stewart Airport Soars as Norwegian Takes Flight

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:05
Stewart International Airport is on track to record a 45% increase in passengers this year reversing a decade of decline. The former U.S. Air Force Base, which sits 60 miles north of New York City, is reviving.

Should You Beware the Air You Breathe on Planes?

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:48
Despite the occasional odd odor, the air quality in cabins may actually be better than you think, Scott McCartney writes.

Scaling Grand Teton: An Intrepid Amateur's Guide

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:31
Climbing the highest peak in Wyoming’s Teton Range is a mountaineering rite of passage. But you needn’t be a pro to reach the summit.

The Secrets of Kid-Friendly Paris, a Grandparents' Guide

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:15
10 attractions and activities for entertaining little sightseers in Paris, recommended by the most discerning insiders: local grandparents.

Dare to Let the Children Plan Your Vacation

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:14
A family’s youngest members can learn plenty from helping to shape a holiday, but parents should avoid the pitfalls along the way.

Rhode Island's Classic Carousels: A Seaside Tour

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 02:05
Moving art museums in their own right, these four vintage merry-go-rounds lie within 70 miles of one another. Enroute you’ll find fine beaches, clam shacks and the quirky artistry of a bygone America