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Photos: Spanish towns embrace peculiar old festivals

ACEHUCHE, Spain – Spain has a rich tradition of colorful, and sometimes bizarre, festivals. The best-known ones are in the summer, including running with bulls through the narrow streets of...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

China virus outbreak rams global tourism, costing billions

Business around the world that have grown increasingly reliant on big-spending tourists from China are taking a heavy hit, with tens of millions of Chinese residents restricted from leaving their...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

Should you take the train? Here’s how to decide

If you’re visiting Southern California, taking the train from Los Angeles to San Diego makes sense – on one level. You’ll see the area’s iconic beaches, strawberry fields and historic railroad...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | COLUMN: The Travel Troubleshooter

U.S. imposes visa rules for pregnant women on ‘birth tourism’

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is imposing new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism,” in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children can have U.S....

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

New rules could bump emotional-support animals from planes

The days of passengers bringing their pets on airplanes as emotional-support animals could be ending. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed that only specially trained dogs...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Travel

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

Don’t let airlines bully you with their ‘bad’ seats

Ask Clayton Conway about the worst seat on a plane, and he’ll tell you about the time he flew from Denver to Seattle on Frontier Airlines. “It was the worst flight experience I’ve ever had,” says...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | COLUMN: The Travel Troubleshooter

Durango airport reports record-breaking year

Commercial passenger traffic at the Durango-La Plata County Airport increased to almost 400,000 arrivals and departures, making it the airport’s busiest year on record. Passenger traffic increased...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Do you need medical evacuation coverage for your next trip?

Igor Natanzon had long dreamed of visiting Antarctica. But his photographic expedition to the South Pole turned into a nightmare after a rogue wave slammed into his ship and he required a medical...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | COLUMN: The Travel Troubleshooter

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

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