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Driver Licenses From These States May Soon Be Invalid for Domestic Flights

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) would like to remind you that you may need to bring something extra to the airport next year.<p>Over …

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Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time

The travel guru believes the tiniest exposure to other cultures will change Americans’ entire lives.

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You Can Take a Beautiful Cross-Country Train Trip for $213

Satisfy your inner wanderlust on a budget.<p>Forget the cross-country road trip—travel blogger Derek Low says the best (and most scenic) way to see …

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US grounding of Boeing jet shows limits of company's clout

Aerospace giant Boeing is a juggernaut in Washington. The company employs a team of in-house lobbyists and blue chip firms as part of a multimillion dollar influence operation built to shape policy on Capitol Hill and inside the Trump administration.<p>But Boeing's clout goes only so far.<p>Bowing to …

11 Secret Caribbean Resorts That Are Pure Heaven on Earth

In the mood to discover an under-the-radar tropical vacation destination? Bypass the mega-resorts and crowded beaches and check out these 11 sublime …

20 amazing landscapes that aren't where you think

There are very few surprises left for travellers. The combined might of Instagram, Facebook and umpteen globetrotting TV documentaries has exposed the world - and its wonders - like never before. We know what Paris, the rolling hills of Tuscany, and the idyllic atolls of the Maldives look like before stepping off the plane. Scratch beneath the surface, however, and there a still a few places that confound expectations. Such as the following... What a lush mountain valley – is that somewhere in the Alps? Nope, it's Pakistan – because there's a lot more to the country than desert and dust. The Hunza Valley in Gilgit-Baltistan is a glorious playground of spring blossoms and autumn hues. But getting there is a little tricky. Landslides are common, the territory's airports are not in operation, and tension between Pakistan and India means travellers must be cautious. Check the latest Foreign Office advice here. 

10 Travel Rewards Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Now

Signing up for travel rewards credit cards can help you score free flights and hotel stays — that is, if you use them properly. Unfortunately, plenty …

The Best Times to Visit Yellowstone

With approximately four million visitors each year, Yellowstone is one of the nation’s most popular parks — and rightfully so.<p>The park sits on top of …

Last Two NYC Buildings Named ‘Trump Place’ Vote to Remove President’s Name

All six New York buildings that held the name of “Trump Place” have decided to remove the President’s name—the final two buildings voted to take down …

Why We Think Cats Are Psychopaths

It’s just “resting cat face.”<p>When Becky Evans started studying cat-human relationships, she kept hearing, over and over again, about how cats are psychopaths.<p>On one hand, anyone who has looked into the curiously blank face of a catloaf knows exactly what that means. But also, exactly what does it …

Forbes Travel Guide's 14 Top Destinations Of 2019

For a destination to officially be having “a moment,” it needs more going for it than mere festivals or a few restaurant openings. The city has to be experiencing a shift in the way it looks and feels. Maybe it’s posturing itself as a new cultural mecca with gallery or museum openings. It could be …

An Italian Town Fell Silent So The Sounds Of A Stradivarius Could Be Preserved

Inside the concert hall of the Violin Museum in Cremona, Italy, Antonio de Lorenzi plays the prelude from Bach's Partita No. 3 on a Stradivarius violin. Cremona is the town where master luthier Antonio Stradivari crafted his storied instruments three centuries ago.<p>But there's no guarantee that his …

See What Kind of Extravagant Vacation $143,000 Will Buy You

For many, outdoor yoga in the Seychelles, a samurai lesson in Japan and a salsa dance class in Colombia are merely pipe dreams. For the mega-rich, …

Is this travel trailer the future of RV design?

And it’s all controlled by an app<p>We may not have flying cars and space vacations yet—although that’s coming—but today’s homes of the future <i>are</i> packed with high-tech and fresh designs. Compare that to most campers on the road, however, and it’s clear that many of our beloved homes-on-the-go are …

The Coolest Secret Location in Each State

View as slideshow<p>Travel<p>Jan 16<p>Ready to take the trail less traveled? It may lead you to some magical destinations. Here’s the best-kept-secret place …

Venice, Italy to Charge Entrance Fee for Tourists

Back in 1882, Henry James wrote about his disdain for tourists in Venice, Italy. “Though there are some disagreeable things in Venice,” he wrote. …

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2019

Ask the <i>Travel + Leisure</i> staff where we want to travel in 2019, and most of us will answer, honestly, where <i>don’t</i> we?<p>When it comes to singling out the best vacation spots and compiling our annual year-end list of the places we’re most excited about in the coming months, narrowing down the field is …

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The world's 50 greatest countries – according to you

The people have voted. Roll up, roll up to learn the best country in the world according to nearly 50,000 Telegraph Travel readers. Will New Zealand take top spot for the sixth year in a row? Will its crown be usurped by the Maldives? How high will the increasingly-popular Japan soar? Read on to find out more.  50. Singapore (up one place vs 2017) Welcome to the top 50, Singapore. Unlike any city in the world, Singapore is a melting pot of different cultures, a juxtaposition of new and old architecture (think shop houses against a backdrop of skyscrapers) and it offers a whole spectrum of dining options ranging from deliciously affordable street food to pricey, Michelin-starred haute cuisine.

If everyone in the world moved where they wanted, New Zealand’s adult population would increase by 231%, one of the highest PNMI scores in the world. http://on.gallup.com/2PsRpDG #ForMigration

You Can Rent This Entire Island in Norway

It comes with spectacular views of the northern lights<p><i>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>Forget the crowds in Venice, the hoards …

Cash spill on New Jersey highway leads to multiple crashes, chaos during morning commute

Thursday morning might mark the first time a New Jersey commuter preferred to be in a "cash lane."<p>The East Rutherford Police Department said an armored truck spilled cash along the westbound lanes of Route 3 at about 8:30 a.m. -- right during the peak of the morning rush hour.<p>The incident took …

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SLIDESHOW<p>Press reports, including this one from the <b>SFChronicle</b>▶ <b>LINK</b> ▶ would indicate that CA voters approved <b>Proposition #7</b> on November 6 to permit …

Oldest known footprints in the Grand Canyon found

Science & Innovation<p>Exposed by a rockfall, the oddly angled tracks offer a rare glimpse into early animal behavior.<p>2 Minute Read<p>By <b>Michael Greshko</b><p>About 310 million years ago in what's now Arizona, a primitive creature trundled along on all fours through towering sand dunes that spilled into the sea. …

9 travel destinations that don't live up to the hype

So you've got a case of wanderlust and an urge to travel to an exotic destination after seeing a jaw-dropping image on Instagram or Facebook. Chances …

California has more National Parks than any state. Here are hidden gems you must see at every one.

Experience the sights, sounds and wildlife of Yosemite National Park<p>It's hard to write about the California wilderness without reverting to clichés or John Muir quotes. The undeveloped lands of the Golden State are sublime in their variety, shocking in their breadth and generally defy generic …

Mind-Blowing Destinations To Visit Before They Disappear Forever

Our planet is filled with jaw-dropping sights and incredible creatures, but human intervention threatens to wipe out some of its most magnificent …

Rent Your Own Private Island Off the Coast of Belize for Less Than $500

Beach vacations are great. Private island vacations are even better.<p><i>Originally published by Travel & Leisure</i><p>Ever wanted an entire island to yourself? …