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Cruise Vacations for the Anti-Cruise Crowd

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 19:39
Megaships are out, small and sophisticated is in. A guide to the growing trend toward modestly proportioned cruise ships, plus 8 intriguingly unconventional voyages, from Alaska to Antarctica

For Tourists Caught in London Bedlam, Hours of Waiting, Wondering

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 04:54
Tourists became entangled in the bedlam following Wednesday’s attack in one of the most visited swaths of real estate in the world.

Europeans Won't Follow Suit on Electronics on Flights

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 03:33
Countries in continental Europe said they won’t for now adopt new U.S. and U.K. rules barring most electronic gear from the cabins of flights from the Middle East and North Africa—opening up an unusual split among Western security authorities over airplane safety.

Middle East Airports Race to Implement Laptop Ban on Flights

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 22:59
Passengers and airlines in the Middle East scrambled to make sense of new rules banning many carry-on electronics aboard flights to the U.S. and Britain.

One-of-a-Kind Experiences in Oakland: A Traveler's Guide

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:57
From its burgeoning creative scene to a retro theme park, Oakland is northern California’s newest (and oldest) boomtown. Five ways to experience the city’s unique charms.

U.S., U.K. Cite Terror Threat in Laptop, Tablet Ban on Some Flights

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 00:21
The U.S. and Britain banned passengers from carrying most electronics larger than a cellphone into the cabin on flights from a handful of countries in the Middle East and North Africa, responding to what American officials described as a terrorist threat to global aviation.

Honolulu's Newly Hip Chinatown: A Traveler's Guide

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 22:01
Once sleazy, now must-see, one of Hawaii’s most historic neighborhoods offers some of the best food, art and shopping in the state.

Touring New Zealand on a Budget? Try a Cushy Camper Van

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 23:35
A family of five crosses New Zealand by RV, risking close quarters to get intimate with nature on a budget

Safaris for the Soft-Hearted: In Search of Namibia's Endangered Lions

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 17:12
Why a luxury camp in the barren African wilds of Namibia is the ideal spot to spy the elusive, bewitching desert-adapted lion.

Looking Your Best While Traveling

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 18:56
Gustaf Törling, an executive at the Origins skin-care line, says cleansing and moisturizing—along with eating and sleeping well—are key to looking your best on the road

Touring Odessa, an Unpredictably Cosmopolitan City

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 22:11
Historically influenced by outsiders, the Ukranian port city of Odessa offers elegant old-world architecture, an acclaimed classical music scene—and a stubbornly nonconformist streak

To Ascend the Peak of Every State, Climbers Must Reckon With...Florida

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 23:33
Britton Hill, a must for anyone seeking one of mountaineering’s most elusive quests, is more of a bump; ‘you can see all the way into the next field!’

Emirates New Athens-Newark Route Raises Ire of Big U.S. Carriers

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 18:31
Emirates Airline is launching a new route between Athens and Newark, N.J., intensifying a fight with U.S. rivals that say the Middle Eastern carrier is unfairly subsidized by its government.

The Most Over-the-Top Amenities at High-End Resorts Around the World

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 05:12
In the race to attract travelers to far-flung corners of the earth, luxury resorts are getting creative. Personal submersibles, pearl-powder facials, even picnics on a pop-up sandbar—these are some of the most incredible perks from the Bahamas to Bhutan.

Can Yoga Save the Golf Club?

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 11:03
Country clubs pushing to keep membership up are trying harder to keep female members happy with souped-up gym facilities.

Where to Go in Dubai's New Cultural Epicenter

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 12:43
Galleries, a performance center and exciting new restaurants find their home in the city’s historically industrial Alserkal Avenue neighborhood.

Hotel Bars You'll Want to Build a Trip Around: A Tippler's Guide

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 10:54
Forget the pool, spa, views. These days more travelers are choosing hotels expressly because of their magnetic bars. Here, the best of the new-breed of hotel watering holes, from Amsterdam to Abu Dhabi.

U.S. to Remove Iraq From Travel-Ban List

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 12:12
The White House’s decision to remove Iraq from a list of countries subject to a travel ban came amid concerns in Washington and Baghdad the ban would undercut relations with a critical ally in the fight against Islamic State.

A Tail of a Time: Mermaid Camp Teaches Visitors to Fin Like a Pro

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 12:38
A classic Florida attraction, Weeki Wachee Springs State Park has been hosting a mermaid show for decades, but why watch when you can dive in? A weekend camp teaches visitors aquatic ballet, complete with shimmering tail

SpaceX Proposes Taking Tourists Around the Moon

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 10:25
Elon Musk’s SpaceX has proposed taking tourists around the moon in as soon as two years, touting such missions as the evolution of public-private partnerships favored by the Trump administration.