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Get a slice of Chicago culture on pizza tour

CHICAGO (AP) ― In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn’t know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade Italian sausage and cut into squa...

Updated : 2014.09.19 20:49

Fly cheap to Jakarta this fall

Garuda Indonesia Airline is offering a special rate for flights between Incheon and Jakarta for the fall season. The price for a roundtrip flight between Incheon and Jakarta comes to 560,000 won ($540), including tax. The special rate is available for flights leaving from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30...

Updated : 2014.09.19 20:49

Safe travel guide to Korea released

Planning on traveling around Korea, but worried about getting sick or being milked by taxi drivers? The newly released safe travel guidebook by the Korea Tourism Organization offers useful travel safety tips, emergency contact information and information on how to report complaints to the ...

Updated : 2014.09.19 20:49

Answering the call of Norway’s beauty

Most of us spend nearly the whole day with some sort of technology ― in front of a computer, an app on our cellphones, watching the TV to unwind ― and that might be why our minds and bodies crave ti...

Updated : 2014.09.19 20:49

Five reasons to visit Busan this fall

Busan, Korea’s second-largest city, nestled on the fascinating southern coast, has various attractions that beckon tourists all year round. They range from beautiful beaches and fresh local seafood t...

Updated : 2014.09.18 21:02

Cliff jumping all in a day’s fun in Scotland

We sat among strangers, stuffed into wet suits and squeezed into a van headed toward a beach. No one was quite sure what to expect when we arrived.The website had used words like “climb,” “scramble...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:50

Erie Canal barges in on modern world

HERKIMER, New York ― In 1825, travelers navigated 83 locks. I crossed one.They traversed nearly 640 kilometers. I went 11.They saw the whole thing from mule-pulled barges. I was on the Lil’ Diamond ...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:48

Dubai lays out plans for Legoland, Bollywood-themed park

DUBAI (AP) ― A property development company controlled by Dubai’s ruler outlined plans for the first phase of an entertainment and resort complex in the city that promises the Middle East’s first Legoland theme park.The project is part of a broader push by the Arab world’s commercial h...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:47

Agoda.com releases guide on best times for travel deals

The cheapest time to book hotels is in the beginning of the year for many popular travel destinations around the world. Traveling during the off-season can save you up to 40 percent in major cities such as New York or Rome. Hotel booking site Agoda.com offers tips for travelers trying to f...

Updated : 2014.09.12 20:47

[Weekender] Early Chuseok advances harvesttime

JANGSU, North Jeolla Province ― This year’s Chuseok, Korean Thanksgiving Day, falls in the second week of September, the earliest in 38 years. Chuseok, one of the major traditional Korean holidays, ...

Updated : 2014.09.05 20:41

Hot pepper town swept by heat wave

Though the hot peppers of Korea may not be as famous as the habanero of Mexico or bhut jolokia of northeast India, one local variety hangs high above the rest. When served on the stem at restaurants, ...

Updated : 2014.09.05 19:58

In Denver, finding people willing to share car, room and meal

DENVER ― Meet my friends Joanna, Jo and Brenton, and Beth. They really helped me out on my recent trip to Denver.Joanna lent me her car. Jo gave up his room and crashed in Brenton’s room so I would ...

Updated : 2014.09.05 19:56

Whitewater, wineries add to Boise vacation value

With easy access to multiple national forests and recreation areas, an extensive Basque community with food and cultural offerings and an impressive urban green space, the city of Boise, Idaho, has a ...

Updated : 2014.09.05 19:56

Grand Hilton Seoul offers fall retreat package

The Grand Hilton Seoul is presenting fall accommodation packages available from Sept. 6 to Nov. 30. The “Autumn in Hilton I” package includes a one-night stay at a deluxe room and breakfast for two....

Updated : 2014.09.02 20:12

Feds propose ban on rope-swinging from Utah arches

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ― Federal officials have proposed a two-year ban on rope-swinging from iconic Utah arches and other high-flying activities at two popular landmarks that have led to deaths and injuries witnessed by visitors flocking to the sites for peaceful reflection.The Bureau of La...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:10