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Start planning to save money on travel in 2020

Summer vacation season will be here sooner than you think, making this a good time to start planning that trip and figuring out how to get the most fun and value for your dollar. The good news for...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

Grand Teton park to begin killing invasive mountain goats

JACKSON, Wyo. – An operation to kill the mountain goats that have invaded Grand Teton National Park and threaten the existence of the park’s struggling bighorn sheep herd will begin Sunday,...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

6 men become first to cross perilous Drake Passage unassisted

LOS ANGELES – As freezing water thrashed their rowboat in some of the most treacherous waters in the world, six men fought for 13 days to make history, becoming the first people to traverse the...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

Newseum hailed free press, but got beaten by free museums

WASHINGTON – In 2008, the Newseum – a private museum dedicated to exploring modern history as told through the eyes of journalists – opened on prime Washington real estate. Sitting almost...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

Barcelona dazzles when you’re traveling solo

BARCELONA, Spain – They were on girls’ trips, guys’ trips, family vacations and honeymoons. They were on the train, sharing massive platters of seafood paella and packed into Anton Gaudí’s...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Travel

Unique guitar-shaped hotel opens at Florida Seminole casino

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – It looks like a rock ‘n’ roll guitar that Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page would have played. But this one is 450 feet tall and is a light-beam hotel that the Seminole Tribe wants to...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Travel

Preservation or development? Brazil’s Amazon at a crossroads

TRAIRAO, Brazil – Night falls in Brazil’s Amazon and two logging trucks without license plates emerge from the jungle. They rumble over dirt roads that lead away from a national forest, carrying...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Travel

Slavery museum in Liverpool aims to confront painful legacy

LIVERPOOL, England – Scarlet shackles sit peacefully on display in front of a sad, gray backdrop. The now rusted leg irons once locked human ankles during 18th century voyages from Africa to some...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Travel

$1.5M agreement permanently keeps Utah trail open to hikers

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah farming family has reached an agreement with land officials allowing permanent access to a portion of private land along a trail bordering Zion National Park. The Salt Lake...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Travel

33 genius travel hacks to upgrade your holiday trips

So it begins: The holidays are upon us, and with them, the crush of holiday travel. Here, the best pearls of wisdom from Travel Genius , Bloomberg’s original podcast that delivers the cleverest...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Travel

Travelers plant trees to reforest the world

We’ve heard a lot about trees lately: The devastating deforestation around the world, caused by wildfires and unchecked development. The health benefits of “bathing” under the forest canopy,...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Travel

Palestinians in Bethlehem look beyond religious tourism

BETHLEHEM, West Bank – For decades, the people of Bethlehem have watched tour buses drive up to the Church of the Nativity, disgorge their passengers for a few hours at the traditional birthplace...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Travel

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