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Southwest Colorado could ring in new year with winter storm

A New Year’s Day storm is expected to dump a moderate amount of snow across Southwest Colorado, but not enough to change severe drought conditions being experienced by this corner of the state,...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

Weather Service issues winter weather advisory for incoming storm

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an incoming storm that’s expected to hit Southwest Colorado on Tuesday afternoon and last through Christmas Day. The advisory...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The best advice and apps for driving in bad weather

Unless you enjoy living dangerously, getting behind the wheel in a winter storm probably isn’t your idea of fun. “Road surfaces can change quickly between dry, snow-packed and icy – all of which...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | COLUMN: The Travel Troubleshooter

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

Odds look good for a white Christmas in Southwest Colorado

It’s looking like Southwest Colorado is on track for a white Christmas. Scott Sterns, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, said a storm system approaching from the...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A closer look can expose a travel deal too good to be true

When Brian Greenberg booked a Spirit Airlines flight from Phoenix to San Juan, Puerto Rico, last year, he thought he was getting a great deal. Greenberg, who owns an insurance agency in Scottsdale,...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | COLUMN: The Travel Troubleshooter

$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

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