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January 19, 2014

A nighttime fire forces hundreds to evacuate, sends 90 people to the hospital and burns at least 30 buildings, including 16 carefully preserved homes, to the ground. Fire broke out Sunday night in the Norwegian village of Laerdal. No one was killed, but 90 townspeople were hospitalized and hundreds .../ ➝

January 10, 2014

The Grand Hotel Evropa in Prague is the setting for a picturesque bit of art nouveau architecture — and one of the most heartwarming stories that was almost never told. Travel turns history from the dull stuff of textbooks into a living, breathing thing that’s right in your face. You can.../ ➝

July 7, 2013

The good, the bad and the bizarre in the world of travel THE PERFECT AIRPORT As travelers, we complain a lot about airports, usually for good reason. Too big. Too small. Too crowded. Too much distance between gates. Not enough seats in the departure halls. Not enough electric outlets to charge all o.../ ➝

July 1, 2013

Not everything about climate change is negative. Just ask the folks making wine in the UK. Next time you happen to be visiting England or Wales, you might want take some time out from London or Cardiff to check out what’s on offer in British wine country. Let me repeat that: British wine count.../ ➝

June 30, 2013

The good, the bad and the bizarre in the world of travel CREDIT FOR TRAVEL If you want to travel, especially internationally, you’ll need some plastic. Plan on bringing a couple of good credit cards, one for general use, the other reserved for emergencies. (And no, I’m sorry, ladies, but.../ ➝

June 9, 2013

The good, the bad and the bizarre in the world of travel WINNING ON POINTS There are travelers who have become so adept at using credit-card points, loyalty points and frequent-flier miles that they almost never pay for trips anymore. One of those people is Brian Kelly, who calls himself The Points .../ ➝

February 11, 2013

One of travel’s major fringe benefits is being on hand when history happens. Anyone near the Vatican at the end of this month will be witness to something major. If you happen to be anywhere near Rome at the end of the month, you might want to make your way to St. Peter’s Square in [&hel.../ ➝

February 3, 2013

The good, the bad and the bizarre in the world of travel When you’ve finished overdosing on Super Bowl hype, chips and dip, come refresh your mind with a peek at what’s happening in the world of travel PRICELINE+KAYAK=? We are soon to find out, because according to Travel Weekly, the Fed.../ ➝

January 27, 2013

The good, the bad and the bizarre in the world of travel DANCING THROUGH CUSTOMS One of the fringe benefits of writing a travel blog is that you can make some great friends doing great work. One such friend of mine is Renee King, who publishes A View to a Thrill. In her most recent […].../ ➝

December 16, 2012

The good, the bad and the bizarre from the world’s best travel media DOWN AND (NOT) DIRTY EATS, WORLDWIDE I’m not a foodie; I just like food. And I love checking out the hidden, under-sized, under-rated places. The incredible street vendor. The lovingly run Mom-and-Pop storefront. ItR.../ ➝