Ken Shelley

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Bucket List Trips in Your Own Backyard

Trying to plan something special for my mom is a real challenge. We're opposite in so many ways. I travel around the world for a living doing my Travel Therapy TV segments and there's nothing I love more than exploring exotic unique places but when I try and share this with my mom and give her a …

Japan’s Olympic Dream Rests in Hands of Foreign Workers

At a construction site in the Japanese city of Kawagoe, worker Fan Xiuyu says he’s too busy to miss the wife and six-year-old child he left behind in …

4 Trends Defining the Evolution of Online Travel

Two decades ago the emergence of online travel marked a revolution in the shopping and buying of travel. So with the evolution that has followed, …

7 Steps to Save $70K in 18 Months to Travel the World

When I was transitioning out of the corporate world in 2008 to travel the world, several people I spoke with similarly expressed how they would love to quit their jobs to travel. However, the number one excuse people had for not quitting their job to travel was the lack of money. If you are …

New York City Is the Latest Destination to Turn Its Back on 2024 Olympic Bid

Yet another city has turned its back on the Olympics.<p>Just a few days after residents of Krakow, Poland, voted not to try for the 2022 Winter Games, …

State Department Advises Americans in Libya to Leave Immediately

The United States warned its citizens Tuesday to avoid travel to Libya and advised that all Americans currently in that country leave immediately due to a precarious security situation.<p>"Due to security concerns, the Department of State has limited staffing at Embassy Tripoli and is only able to …

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US tells its nationals to leave Libya

The US State Department has recommended that Americans leave Libya immediately in its latest travel warning amid worsening unrest in the North African country.<p>The department said on Tuesday that the security situation in Libya "remains unpredictable and unstable", with crime levels high in many …

Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86

A literary voice revered globally for her poetic command and her commitment to civil rights has fallen silent.<p>Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Wednesday, said her literary agent, Helen Brann. Angelou had been "frail" and suffering from heart problems, the agent …

Maya Angelou: A Photo Gallery

Best Time to Find Business Travel Price Drops is Tuesdays, Off-Hours

Business class airfares are as volatile as leisure fares,so there is no static answer about when to find the lowest fares.<p>But price-tracker Yapta …

Where Americans Ride Amtrak for Work and Play

Amtrak‘s business and leisure ridership is split along the coasts with business travelers boosting the Northeast Corridor’s passengers to its second …

Hong Kong Shopping Malls Fear Impact of Chinese Tourist Limits

Hong Kong’s potential curb on tourist arrivals from China may put pressure on the earnings and asset values of companies that own shopping malls in …

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Singapore Aims for a Fly-Cruise Strategy to Make It the Top Cruise Gateway to Asia

According to the Changi Airport Group (CAG), the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Princess Cruises, the fly-cruise market in Asia is largely …

American Airlines Is Getting Ready to Take Possession of Its First Dreamliners

Rumbling down the runway at New York’s JFK airport, American Airlines pilot Bill Elder points the nose of the Boeing 787 skyward and takes off for …

Malibu Residents Force City to Crack Down on Airbnb and Short-Term Rental Websites

Tiled steps lead up a sloped lawn to a three-bedroom Midcentury Modern house near the end of a cul-de-sac in Malibu’s upper Broad Beach area.<p>Although …