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How to Find a Quiet Place to Relax in a Crowded Foreign City

Do you often come back from a trip and feel like you need a "vacation to recover from your vacation?" You're not alone.<p>Many people feel this way because they didn't let themselves decompress at any time while they were away. Given the greater emotional and physical energy exerted during a trip, …

Planning That Visit to Provence? Look Beyond the Guidebooks

Don't get me wrong: I love to plan ahead when I travel.<p>I'll sit for hours in bookstores, flipping through guidebook pages in search of interesting places or suggestions. When we do hit the road, I'm sure to have a Rough Guide, Rick Steves or Lonely Planet tucked in a backpack or the car …

How safe is your passport?

The mysterious case of missing Flight MH370, and two passengers with masked identities, could spell change for travellers.<p>Even as Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, which was headed from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, seems to have vanished into thin air, two people listed on the flight manifest remain …

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Following the Beaujolais Wine Route

What could be more French than sampling the fruits of the vine? And where better to do it than the enticing vineyards of Beaujolais? The picture-book Beaujolais Wine Route is a dream-come-true for oenophiles. Swinging from Villefranche-sur-Saône to St-Amour, this route is like a ‘greatest hits’ of …

London City Airport Making Moves to Begin Long-Haul Flights to Turkey and Russia

London City Airport Ltd., where a short runway has prevented operations with long-haul planes, said it’s in talks about flights to the Middle East, …

What's Coming Next: Future Reports in Our Skift Trends Service

Exactly six months ago we launched our <b>Skift Trends Reports</b>, focusing on trends across various sectors of travel, from across the globe.<p>Each edition …

50 Cities Known For A Specific Food

Many cities are known for being a destination for their gourmet dining or a certain cuisine. But some places are famous for one specific food -- something you can only authentically eat in that one place.<p>This week, AskMen.com published a list of 50 cities known for a specific type of food. The list …

Americans Traveling Abroad Expected to Reach Four-Year High in 2014

If you’ve noticed a dearth of the usual loud-mouthed American tourists in London’s Trafalgar Square, Florence’s Ponte Vecchio, or Tokyo’s Shibuya …

Best Travel Ads This Week: Imagery Is the Language of Travel Marketing

This week’s featured travel ads use a variety of techniques to share persuade viewers that their service is the most desirable, whether it’s because …

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Uber, Lyft and Sidecar Have Until Today to Provide Insurance Details to Chicago

The three major for-profit ride-share companies operating virtually unregulated in Chicago face a Friday deadline to respond to a subpoena calling on …

CNN Exclusive: Analysis shows two possible Indian Ocean paths for airliner

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 made drastic changes in altitude and direction after disappearing from civilian radar, U.S. officials told CNN on Friday, raising questions for investigators about just who was at the controls of the commercial jetliner that went missing one week ago with 239 people on …

Missing Malaysia Jet Had Room to Land Among Andaman Island Chain

The Malaysia Airlines plane that has been missing for more than six days was “was deliberately flown across the Malay peninsula towards the Andaman …

Best Destination Deals Of The Week

There are countless websites and apps dedicated to helping you book a trip and some even specialize in getting you the <i>very</i> best deal possible. Unless you have tons of free time to sift through the emails from every travel and coupon website you've typed your email address into, you are bound to …

This Is The Prettiest Beach In Greece, Which Basically Makes It The Prettiest In The World

We know, we know. You're thinking to yourself, "Come on, guys, another pretty beach?" And we totally understand but look. at. this:<p>Navagio has been called the prettiest beach in all of Greece, which, if we can all agree is one of the prettiest places in all the world, then this beach is the …

Fascinating Photos of New York City in the Early 1980s

<i>New York Up & Down</i> is a fascinating series by now octogenarian Frank Horvat that shows us what a major metropolis looked like back in the early 1980s. Shot between 1982 and 1986, the street images, all taken with a Nikon SLR camera with Ektachrome, captures New York City in a raw and gritty way. …

Half of Silicon Valley startups are 'silly', says Bill Gates

The ideas behind half of Silicon Valley start-ups are “silly” and the $19 billion price paid by Facebook for WhatsApp was “higher than I would have expected”, says Bill Gates<p>Half of Silicon Valley start-ups are “silly” and the price paid by Facebook for WhatsApp was “higher than I would have …

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No Breakthrough In Talks About Ukraine

This post has been updated.<p><b>Update at 12:45 ET:</b> Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry came away from talks Friday in London saying they had not come any closer to an agreement about how to end the crisis in Ukraine.<p>Lavrov told reporters after the two men met …

Obama's Confidence In Obamacare Enrollments Defies Concerns About Who Has Actually Paid

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>President Obama said on Friday that the 4.2 million enrollments in Obamacare so far were likely …

A Boom In Oil Is A Boon For U.S. Shipbuilding Industry

Scott Clapham peers down into a cavernous dry dock at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard. He points to massive pieces of steel, some covered with a light dusting of snow. When assembled, they will form a 115,000-ton oil tanker.<p>It's one of two oil tankers being constructed for SeaRiver Maritime, a …

After Crimea secession vote, what’s next for markets

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Complacency is dangerous, so it was no surprise to see some market jitters ahead of Sunday’s referendum that saw, as …

No Up Trends In Brazil, Says Barclays

Brazil’s economy is stuck in “mais ou menos” land. For the bears, it’s more “menos” — as in less — than it is “mais” — as in more.<p>Retail sales surprised to the upside in January, but most economic data is expected to come in relatively flat to negative for February. Simply put, there is no …