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  • Georgia rail excursion is built around the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

    Georgia rail excursion is built around the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
    PLAINS, Ga. - The view from the train tells the story of this part of rural southwest Georgia: cotton fields speckled with puffs of white; peanut and soybean fields; groves of towering pecan trees. Rusted old cars that appear to have been parked in the...
  • D.C.'s International Spy Museum salutes '50 years of Bond Villains'

    D.C.'s International Spy Museum salutes '50 years of Bond Villains'
    WASHINGTON - Do you have what it takes to be James Bond? You can test yourself at the new exhibit "Exquisitely Evil: 50 years of Bond Villains," which just opened at the International Spy Museum. It runs through 2014. The character of James Bond was...
  • Top shopping destinations worldwide

    Top shopping destinations worldwide
    Our holiday season is in full swing. We are working on gift guides, toy tests, holiday cookie issues and more. So it's not so hard for us to believe that the holiday season is right around the corner. In fact, we feel it's time we start shopping now!...
  • How to spend a long weekend in Boston

    How to spend a long weekend in Boston
    BOSTON - I'm always amazed by how many people who consider themselves travelers have never visited Boston. True, having lived there for most of my formative years, I'm a bit prejudiced, but I've been to almost every city worth visiting and I can...
  • Ukraine's Balaklava Bay base designed to get in the last shot of World War III

    Ukraine's Balaklava Bay base designed to get in the last shot of World War III
    SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine - For a place scripted for a starring role in the end of the world, Balaklava Bay puts on a pretty face. With its string of seafood restaurants and cafes along the waterfront looking out at prim sailboats and humming powerboats...
  • Girl groups sparkle at Detroit's Motown Museum

    Girl groups sparkle at Detroit's Motown Museum
    DETROIT - For such a little house on West Grand Boulevard, a lot of big things came out of Hitsville, U.S.A. That's often a challenge for the Motown Museum, situated in the cozy confines of the label's original headquarters, as it seeks to convey both...
  • Learn about Chief Seattle and his tribe at new museum

    Learn about Chief Seattle and his tribe at new museum
    SEATTLE - Anybody new to Seattle might wonder about the city's name. It's not like New York, named after a place in the "old country," or Madison, named for a dead president. Seattle is named for a peace-loving Indian chief - a little classier than...
  • Whitney Houston exhibit captures many moments in time

    Whitney Houston exhibit captures many moments in time
    LOS ANGELES - When Whitney Houston died last year, one of the first pieces of audio memorabilia that swarmed the Internet was the isolated vocal track from her 1985 recording of "How Will I Know." Trust us, it will simultaneously give you chills and...
  • Springtime for Charlotte: 10 reasons to fly there now

    Springtime for Charlotte: 10 reasons to fly there now
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Many a traveler moves through Charlotte; fewer stick around. For some, it's just a busy hub airport, visited occasionally while taking advantage of US Airways' often reasonable fares to other places. We know it as an important...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Papeete, Tahiti

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Papeete, Tahiti
    Papeete, Tahiti’s capital and gateway to many South Pacific voyages, has a cosmopolitan French/Polynesian ambiance and many natural and cultural attractions. And chances are good that travelers who go to Papeete to embark on a cruise to the...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Monte Carlo, Monaco

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Monte Carlo, Monaco
    Roughly the size of New York’s Central Park at three miles long and one-and-a-half mile wide, Monaco not only enjoys an incredible setting between the Mediterranean and the Alps and between the French and Italian Rivieras, but could be said to be...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Piraeus in Athens, Greece

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Piraeus in Athens, Greece
    Piraeus, the port of Athens, Greece. is popular both as embarkation/disembarkation point for Eastern Mediterranean and Greek Isles cruises, as well as a stop (sometimes overnight) on voyages in that part of the world that originate and end in other ports....