Wedged between Florence and Rome, rural Tuscany offers the quintessential Italian experience: sun-soaked hill towns, green and rolling screen-saver hills, romantically fortified farms, and cypress trees marching single file up lonely ridges.
Monday afternoon I called a man I've known for years, Max Glauben, the 89-year-old son of Warsaw, Poland, made an orphan by the Nazis. "How did you know I was going to call you?" he said when his wife handed Max the phone. I asked about what. But I knew.
When the North Korean regime of Kim Jong Un threatened to fire a nuclear weapon toward the U.S. territory of Guam, President Donald Trump predicted that the added attention from the threat would increase tourism to the tiny island in the Pacific Ocean.
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Sunshine State has so many attractions that it's difficult for potential visitors to know where to start. Should it be the beaches of the Panhandle or Miami's South Beach; the horse country around Ocala or the Mouse Kingdom in Orlando; the Florida of yesterday at Captiva or the Florida of tomorrow at Cape Canaveral?
A dazzling herd of zebra thunder across the valley, their stripes shimmering in the blazing sun. A rowdy gang of Cape buffalo hold court on a hilltop and a fuzzy baby giraffe wobbles near its mother. Cheetahs warily prowl nearby, eyeing each other.
Once a tranquil backwater a few miles off the rugged Atlantic coast, Lisdoonvarna landed on the map thanks to its mineral springs, which drew visitors seeking the curative powers of these sulfur- and iron-rich waters. Lisdoon – as it's known locally – sprouted up from the karst limestone landscape in County Clare to become one of Ireland's earliest tourism hot spots.
Shane was a strong, sure-footed horse, about 20 years old, raised in Texas. He had plenty of ideas about how an excursion into the Eastern Sierra should go, especially the grazing and drinking between meals.
Traversing a hilly portion of the 100-acre San Diego Zoo just got measurably easier, thanks to the recent Friday of a long-planned pedestrian bridge linking the west and east sides of the Balboa Park attraction.
Epcot, which has received little attention while other Walt Disney World parks have benefited from a building spree in the last five years, will get the lion’s share of new attractions, including major new rides based on the ‘Ratatouille’ movie and Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’
On Friday, Transportation Security Administration officials at Miami International Airport gave a behind-the-scenes look at some of the technology deployed to screen passengers for harmful — or downright odd — items not allowed on airplanes.
He spent nearly two weeks touring China’s major travel sites including the Big Three — the Great Wall, the terracotta warriors and a protective park for pandas. He traveled by foot, bicycles, boats, buses, planes, and various styles of taxi.
Disney Cruise Line is building a third new ship, the line announced Saturday, in addition to its previously announced order of two new ships. That will nearly double the line’s fleet from four vessels to seven.