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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Cruising the Danube through Hungary, Germany and Austria

    Cruising the Danube through Hungary, Germany and Austria
    BUDAPEST, Hungary — There's an easier way to see Europe than being crammed on a tourist bus or hustling hostels at the end of the day. A river cruise is one of the most relaxing and picturesque ways to view the wonders the continent, up close and personal.
  • Galveston Pleasure Pier brings thrill rides back to Texas coast

    Galveston Pleasure Pier brings thrill rides back to Texas coast
    A disaster-prone Texas tourist destination that for more than a century has been an on-again, off-again home to oceanfront amusements will once again lure thrill-seekers with roller coasters, midway games and carnival confections. PHOTOS: New rides at...

    Amusement parks: Taking U.S. roller coasters for a spin

     Amusement parks: Taking U.S. roller coasters for a spin
    SANDUSKY, Ohio — As an amusement parks blogger, I have visited most of the big theme parks in Southern California and central Florida, but my roller-coaster résumé was a little thin when it came to the parks in between. So last summer my wife,...

    Dark Harbor to turn Queen Mary into a nautical nightmare

    Dark Harbor to turn Queen Mary into a nautical nightmare
    Dark Harbor returns in October with a new haunted maze and a motley crew of morbid characters inspired by ghost stories from the Queen Mary’s haunted history. > Photos: Dark Harbor haunted mazes at the Queen Mary The Dark Harbor haunted event...

    Foreign correspondence: Capturing the Arctic wild

    Foreign correspondence: Capturing the Arctic wild
    What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit. Florian Schulz, 36, is from an area near the Alps in southern Germany, but his...