Whatever Happened to Those Self-Service Passport Kiosks at Airports?

Is this why some mobile passport lines disappeared?Sort of. The mobile passport program is here to stay, though lines are ...
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Help! A French Car Rental Company Charged Me Fees for Speeding Tickets I Never Received!

The French Interior Ministry told me that fines must be issued within a year of the infraction, so you’re almost ...
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How to Time Your Leaf-Peeping Trip This Fall

Planning a pilgrimage to enjoy the brilliant fall leaves will be trickier this year.Months of record-breaking drought in the Northeast ...
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Unearthing Everyday Life at an Ancient Site in Greece

As the sun peaked, heat waves rose from the cypress-covered hills around me. The turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea ...
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United Airlines to End Service at J.F.K. Airport

United Airlines said it would temporarily stop flying in and out of Kennedy International Airport in New York at the ...
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South Korea Travel Guide: Exploring ‘The Land of Morning Calm’

Before South Korea became globally known for its beauty products, kimchi and pop groups, it was known as the Land ...
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What to Do if Your Travel Plans Have Been Affected by Hurricane Ian

Throughout Florida, many airports have closed and some hotels have begun preparing to accept evacuees instead of tourists. As of ...
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Kyoto Wants You Back, but It Has Some Polite Suggestions

In the months before March 2020, the food sellers in Kyoto’s Nishiki market often wished for an end to the ...
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Language Apps and Technology to Help You Navigate Asia

Google Translate and Papago offer character drawing, but Google had an annoying habit of inputting a character before you’ve finished ...
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A Guide to Traveling Asia: Flight Deals, Hotels and Cruises

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On the Edge of Delhi, a Dynamic Cultural Scene Takes Shape

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On Thailand’s Islands, Can Tourism and the Environment Coexist?

Mr. Hagen, from Denmark, and his American wife, Rachel Yaseen, took over Evasion, an outdoor sports company, in May after ...
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Field Sketching in Alaska

With rain hitting the roof, the temperature outside hovering in the low 50s and a cast iron stove keeping things ...
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A Thoughtfully Designed Homestead on a New Zealand Sheep Farm

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Thrifty Strategies for Senior Travelers

Medicare covers health care while you’re traveling within the United States, which includes the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, ...
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The Head of Charleston’s New African American Museum on Courage and Storytelling

What will visitors find inside the museum?One thing I would highlight is the Carolina Gold Gallery, where we go in ...
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In Istanbul’s Private Retreats of the Sultans, Time Stands Still

Inside one of the elegant pavilions known in Istanbul as a kasir, the clamor and chaos of big city life ...
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Life Is Hazardous for Urban Raptors. These Women Offer Hope.

It’s quiet on the back roads of Boyds, Md., where a small compound studded with bird feeders breaks up the ...
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Sending Out an S.O.S.

There’s a story I tell my sons to remind them that, despite much evidence to the contrary, humans have the ...
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Online Passport Renewal Will Start in Early 2023

Will I get my passport quicker by using the online option?Currently, processing times for online renewal remain the same as ...
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How to Take Your Pet Along for the Ride (or Flight)

If your pet is distressed and whining in its carrier, speak to the animal in a reassuring voice to let ...
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Is Cold, Blustery Lake Superior a Perfect Cruise Destination?

It’s an August morning in northern Wisconsin, the kind that residents of the small town of Bayfield dream about in ...
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Braving the Winds on a Greek Isle

We drove long, winding roads lined with wild marjoram and sage and dried-out pom-poms of woody fleabane through which unfazed ...
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Woman Gets 4 Months After Shoving Flight Attendant, Spitting on a Passenger

A New York woman was sentenced to four months in federal prison after spitting on a passenger, then shoving a ...
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A Journey Through Black Nova Scotia

An undated photograph of Africville.Credit...Library and Archives Canada Similar to the urban renewal policies of the 1950s and 60s in ...
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Inside Trondheim, One of Europe’s Northernmost Creative Hubs

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Golf Clubs That Offer More Than Just Playing Golf

This article is part of our latest special report on International Golf Homes.The traditional 18-hole round of golf may be ...
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In Rwanda, a New Golf Course in Kigali Is a Sign of Growth

“Golf is changing in Rwanda, and many kids here are now starting to play, too,” he said.Leonard Nkurunziza, 39, also ...
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Help! I Was Catfished by My Airbnb Host and the Place Was a Mess

Dear Tripped Up,In July, my daughter, my partner and I spent a week in London in an $800-a-night rental flat ...
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Finding Peace on a River Float in Texas

When Beyoncé — a Texan, by the way — released her “Renaissance” album this summer, she surprised fans and critics ...
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The Spanish Beach Town That Keeps Calling You Back

Coming out of the pretty little train station in Sitges on a sunny Sunday morning, I took a deep breath ...
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New Titanic Footage Heralds Next Stage in Deep-Sea Tourism

New footage of the Titanic wreckage released last week by a commercial exploration company shows the doomed ship in vivid ...
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Stanley Turkel, Manager and Avid Historian of Hotels, Dies at 96

Stanley Turkel, whose career as a hotelier, hospitality consultant and historian required him to check into more hostelries than a ...
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Pete Buttigieg Is Trying to Fix Air Travel With a ‘Dashboard.’ What’s on It?

On Thursday, the Department of Transportation unveiled its most concrete endeavor yet to fix air travel: an online dashboard featuring ...
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A Flight Attendant Answers Your Burning Travel and Etiquette Questions

As we say farewell to summer, travelers are surely hoping to say “so long” to the chaos in the skies ...
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Spain Offers Free Train Tickets Through End of Year

In what government officials in Spain described as an effort to combat inflation and rising costs of living, train journeys ...
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Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: How Climate Change Has Transformed the Trek

The already grueling 2,600-mile hike now includes the added challenges of global warming, which can mean a lack of shade ...
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Air France Under Scrutiny Over Safety Incidents

PARIS — Air France pilots are under scrutiny after a series of incidents that have raised concerns over safety protocols ...
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In ‘Little Venice,’ Cruise Ships and an Influx of Tourists

Authentic and a bit roughBut Chioggiotti take great pride in being “veraci” — authentic and a bit rough — in ...
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A Holy British Island, Where the Reckless Try to Outrace the Tide

HOLY ISLAND, England — The off-duty police officer was confident he could make it back to the mainland without incident, ...
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How to Plan a Sustainable Trip

Asking questions, vetting answersChoice begins with research into the issues affecting the destination and asking questions of travel operators, according ...
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New York City Finally Gets its Aman

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On Minorca, a Remote Farmhouse Revived as an Upscale Estate

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A 5-Step Checklist for Handling Air Travel Woes on the Go

After a summer of horror stories about flying, the thought of airline travel might make you queasy. A recent Tech ...
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Aman Resorts Brings Serenity to Midtown Manhattan. Will It Work?

Over the last decade, a gilded collection of elite hotels near Central Park have vied for the distinction of being ...
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Coming Soon to an American Cliff Near You: ‘Via Ferrata’ Routes

The high-alpine Cloud Ladder has a different type of superlative: With some 600 feet of sustained upward climbing for most ...
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Help! I’m 93, My Postponed Cruise Has Been Postponed Again, and I’d Like My Money Back.

Dear Tripped Up,My travel companion and I booked a river cruise and tour to Portugal and Spain for this past ...
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She Had an AirTag in Her Lost Luggage. It Led Police to a Baggage Handler’s Home.

A traveler who put a tracking device in her bag helped sheriff’s deputies in Florida identify an airport worker who ...
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China’s Covid Lockdowns Strand Tourists

A few days into a two-week tour through the island province of Hainan — known as the Hawaii of China ...
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Revelry and Unease in Alaska as Cruises Return

The streets were so quiet that a family of foxes was regularly seen running downtown, said Jaime Bricker, Skagway’s tourism ...
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How Online Travel Planning Is Getting Easier

While the internet has made it easier to plan a trip yourself — and see how much you’re saving — ...
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A Construction-Themed Amusement Park Answers the Question, ‘Can You Dig It?’

My son Japhy, 5, still spontaneously falls off his chair from time to time, and is shaky on his pedal ...
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Reckoning With Memories of Budapest

In early April, when my flight landed at Ferenc Liszt International Airport, László Borsos was waiting for me at the ...
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How Can Hawaii Balance Tourism and Culture?

When John De Fries’s mother was in high school in the 1940s, she was forbidden from dancing the hula and ...
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Silver-Haired and Shameless About Perks: Retirees Take Part-time Work in the Travel Industry

The couple is not rich. They live in Upland, Calif., a city about 40 miles inland from Los Angeles, and ...
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Climate Change Threatens Summer Stages and Outdoor Performances

ASHLAND, Ore. — Smoke from a raging wildfire in California prompted the Oregon Shakespeare Festival to cancel a recent performance ...
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House Hunting in South Africa: Carved Into a Mountain in Cape Town

A Five-Bedroom Beneath Table Mountain in Cape Town$4.7 MILLION (79.995 MILLION RAND)This five-bedroom home backs onto the slopes of Table ...
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Admiring the Trees of Paris

As a Paris resident, I scarcely paid attention to the city’s tree-scape until a few years ago, when I stumbled ...
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Travel Troubles

For many travelers, cancellations and other snags have made this summer especially frustrating. To help you understand how we got ...
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How Heat Waves are Changing Tourism in Europe

It was the middle of July, peak summer travel season, and the news from Europe wasn’t looking good: A heat-induced ...
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Transportation Dept. Proposes Changes to Federal Policy on Flight Refunds

Amid an infuriating summer for air travel, the Department of Transportation is proposing changes to federal policy that guide flight ...
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Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

Visitors are back in Washington, for all the reasons they came before.Gaggles of school groups and tour buses are on ...
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Read Your Way Through Cairo

In the same vein is Albert Cossery’s “The Colors of Infamy.” A very fast read, the book follows a well-mannered ...
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House Hunting in England: Rural Splendor in the South West Region

A Four-Bedroom Home Outside the Cathedral City of Wells$2.9 MILLION (2.4 MILLION BRITISH POUNDS)Built on the footprint of a former ...
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I Collect Souvenir Spoons. I Can Explain.

In the United States, souvenir-spoon-collecting dates back to the mid-1800s (the first American souvenir spoon, produced in the late 1800s, ...
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Help! My Lost Luggage Wasn’t Delivered for 12 Days. I Want Restitution.

I wasn’t born yesterday. Elvira Nurbayeva, the Kazakh carrier’s manager for corporate communications, had already passed along documentation from WorldTracer, ...
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New Thatched-Roof Huts on Lake Kivu, Rwanda

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Going Hiking? Don’t Forget These Safety Tips.

The summit on Hawksbill Mountain in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia provides sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and ...
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Recreation.gov, the National Park Booking App, Leaves Users Feeling Lost in the Woods

The public finds the system “very confusing,” said Linda Devlin, executive director of the Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau, one ...
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Ditching the Car and Enjoying the View on a Trip to the Berkshires

Evan Gottesman and his fiancée, Gabrielle Kleyner, were meeting friends in the Berkshires one weekend in early July. The couple, ...
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A ‘Girl Singer’ and Her Extra Hair Hit the Road

Some hotels seem instantly comfortable, with a little flair, and others are hilariously retro, like the Garland in North Hollywood, ...
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Heat Wave Expected to Break Record Temperatures on Sunday

Forecasters are predicting record-high daily temperatures in New York City and other parts of the Northeast on Sunday as a ...
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Meet the Canine Officers Guarding American Agriculture

DULLES, Va. — As a throng of travelers at Dulles International Airport elbowed their way to the baggage carousel on ...
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What Can You Travel With in Your Carry-On Luggage?

Elyse Welles was traveling from Athens to Newark this spring when it finally happened: She was pulled aside for an ...
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What to See, Eat and Do in San Francisco

Lately, it seems like the news headlines from San Francisco have been negative, from the city’s homelessness crisis and highly ...
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Covid-related international travel restrictions continue to wane.

Anguilla, a tiny British overseas territory in the eastern Caribbean Sea, is preparing to ease its pandemic-related travel restrictions, following ...
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In 5 National Parks, Hidden Gems and Roads Less Traveled

One less-utilized access point is the east entrance, 25 miles west of Cameron, Ariz., on the Navajo Nation. Both entrances, ...
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House Hunting in Italy: A Perch Over Lake Como for $1.5 Million

An Elegant Four-Bedroom Home in Northern Italy$1.51 MILLION (1.5 MILLION EUROS)This four-bedroom, six-bathroom villa sits on an embankment in Brunate, ...
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Sharing Stories, and a View, Aboard the California Zephyr

I woke up around 5 a.m. to a low but incessant rumbling. Faint hints of daylight had appeared over my ...
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Passengers Sigh as Heathrow Caps Numbers to Head Off ‘Airmageddon’

She felt sympathy for ground-staff workers, she said, but the experience had only confirmed to her that she and her ...
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Getting a Passport Will Be Another Pain for Summer Travels

In May, Paula Knight, 33, was gearing up for a family trip to Mallorca when she realized she, her husband ...
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Ask a Flight Attendant About Flying Now

Flying can be a high-stress activity now. What if my flight gets canceled? What if the airline loses my luggage? ...
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A London Restaurant Inspired by Ghana’s Chop Bars

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Airlines’ Challenge Is Cutting Costs, Not Filling Seats

Most customers buy tickets within a few months of when they hope to travel, so it’s difficult to forecast too ...
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House Hunting in Panama: A Tuscan-Style Villa in the Hills of Boquete

A Six-Bedroom Estate in Western Panama$2.895 MILLION This six-bedroom Tuscan-style mansion is secluded between two hillsides in the exclusive estate ...
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After a Pandemic Hiatus, the Bulls Are Running Again in Pamplona

For more than a week in the peak of summer, a sea of people dressed in red and white routinely ...
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A Glimpse Inside a Florentine Silk-Weaving Workshop

In a quiet corner of the bohemian district of San Frediano, hidden behind an 18th-century iron gate that opens onto ...
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Airline Pilots Seek Big Raises, and Broader Changes

Staffing shortages, bad weather, high fuel prices and runaway inflation — airlines face plenty of challenges as they seek to ...
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A Flight Attendant’s Tips on Surviving Travel Now

Twenty years ago, with my life at a serious crossroads, I applied to every single airline, and a few months ...
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Norwegian Cruises will drop its requirement for negative coronavirus tests in most countries, but not in the U.S.

Norwegian Cruise Line, with a global fleet of 28 ships, said Wednesday that, as of Aug. 1, it would no ...
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House Hunting on Majorca: A Stone Manor Mixing Spanish, French Styles

Eight Bedrooms Near the Coast of Majorca$2.74 MILLION (2.625 MILLION EUROS)This eight-bedroom stone manor house is in the town of ...
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The Best Books to Take You Through Berlin, Germany

This story is part of a new series exploring the world through books. We’ve asked some of our favorite writers ...
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Bhutan Will Triple Fees for Tourists

The tiny Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan on the eastern edge of the Himalayas, often referred to as “the last Shangri-La” ...
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A Refreshing Look at Egypt’s Ancient Pyramids

“Yallah, yallah, yallah! Woooo!”I was visiting the pyramids of Giza, Egypt, in the company of Mark Lehner, a renowned Egyptologist, ...
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Fourth of July Weekend Will Test Airlines Struggling to Bounce Back

Delays and cancellations have plagued air travel, and the Fourth of July weekend may be the biggest test yet for ...
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Why Airport Employees Are Striking

PARIS — For 18 years, Marie Marivel has worked as a security agent at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, ...
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What to Know About Flight Delays and Cancellations This Summer

More people flew out of airports in the United States on Sunday — 2.46 million according to the Transportation Security ...
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Nature and Camping Trips to Take From Chicago

One common knock against the Chicago area is that “real” nature seems far away. Apart from Lake Michigan — arguably ...
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House Hunting in Ecuador: An Andes Retreat Outside Cuenca for $550,000

A Four-Bedroom Contemporary Home in Ecuador$550,000Perched at the eastern edge of El Cajas National Park, a UNESCO-designated biosphere reserve, this ...
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Baratunde Thurston Wants You to Be Part of Nature. Right Now.

There was also a shock for me on Tangier Island, in the Chesapeake Bay, with James “Ooker” Eskridge, the mayor ...
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