Cheryl Westphal Humleker

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This Arizona 'Castle' Is A Beautiful And Well-Preserved Mistake

When it comes to national monuments, Montezuma's Castle near the town of Camp Verde, Arizona, is one of my favorite mistakes. The riverside cliff dwelling is believed to be made and once inhabited by the Sinagua people.<p>When it comes to national monuments, Montezuma's Castle near the town of Camp …

Aztec Empire

ProPublica's New Cruise Data Tool Gives Every Ship a Rap Sheet

Potential cruise passengers worried by recent norovirus outbreaks or tragedies like Costa Concordia’s capsizing in 2012 now have more reasons to …

You don't have to be a millionaire to visit the French Riviera

Years ago it served as inspiration for legendary American authors such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, and today Beyoncé sunbathes on a yacht in St. Tropez.<p>That doesn't mean that travelers without a disposable income can't enjoy the French Riviera.<p>You can experience the coast's old-world charm and dazzling …

How to pack light and save space

Travel<p>Lawson Craddock will likely lose the Tour de France, but it’s about more than the finish line<p>03:22<p>Record number of tourists traveling to Europe — and locals are fed up<p>02:58<p>LA to San Francisco in 36 minutes? A look at the technology behind the hyperloop<p>04:56<p>The great outdoors! Al Roker and …

26 signs that you’ve become culturally Parisian

1.<p>Your studio’s kitchen sink is in your shower and the toilet is on the landing–and you share it with three other people.<p>2.<p>You complain about public …

25 Reasons to Visit Romania (1): Danube Delta

Starting today, I will present you a lifetime adventure and another kind of holiday for those who love to discover new lands, nature, secluded villages, history, culture, amazing people, great food, art and entertainment, sea, mountains, cities, architecture, music and fashion, old churches and …

Black Sea

Centuries-Old Technology Still Keeps the Thieves Out

Updating the town walk for the Lucca chapter in my Italy guidebook, I was impressed at how many shops on the main drag had been in the same family at the same location for over a century.<p>Updating the town walk for the Lucca chapter in my Italy guidebook, I was impressed at how many shops on the …

Guide Books

Tuscany Memories

Travel in Tuscany these last couple weeks has given me a chance to really improve my Rick Steves' Florence & Tuscany guidebook. And that time has been filled with great travel memories.<p>Travel in Tuscany these last couple weeks has given me a chance to really improve my <i>Rick Steves' Florence & …

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The Top 10 Places for Families to Travel This Summer

From coast to coast, families search for a stretch of sand where kids can play freely and adults can take a break from the daily schedule. Here are a few suggestions to help you find your spot.<p>Endless days of sunshine, swimming in warmer waters and building sandcastles are the wonderful ingredients …

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Chores on the Italian Road

Tour guides know that when you're in Europe surrounded by tourists binging on chocolate, cakes, and gelato, you learn extreme portion control. While I rarely indulge in an entire ice cream cone, I do sample gelaterie in every town as part of my research responsibilities.<p>I've been on the road for …

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William, Kate take new princess home

LONDON — It's a princess! And Britain got to see her, wrapped in a blanket, just about nine hours after her birth.<p>Duchess Kate of Cambridge safely delivered a baby girl at 8:34 a.m. London time Saturday.<p>The baby arrived after less than three hours of labor. At 5:30 p.m. London time, Kensington …