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Deaths as lightning strikes in Poland's Tatra Mountains

Aug 22, 2019 • 9:08 AM ET Travel The Washington Times  

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - A lightning strike during a sudden thunderstorm in Poland's southern Tatra Mountains has caused deaths and injuries among a …

Qantas tests 19-hour, nonstop flights to Australia

Aug 22, 2019 • 8:46 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Qantas is flying Boeing 787s from New York and London to Sydney to study the effect of ultra-long-haul flights on the human body.             …

Air traveler accused of punching pilot at Las Vegas airport gate

Aug 22, 2019 • 8:09 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Authorities say an air traveler was detained by Las Vegas police after he punched an airline pilot at a McCarran International Airport gate.         …

Cool ways to beat the heat for you and your pets, plus a battery boost

Aug 22, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Travel Los Angeles Times  

Make packing simpler, keep your pet cool and boost your batteries. …

Cruise ship tour: Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Splendor

Aug 22, 2019 • 7:45 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Splendor is a 3,006-passenger cruise ship that will soon begin full-time cruise service out of Sydney, …

Cruise ship tours: Take a look inside Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Splendor

Aug 22, 2019 • 7:45 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

The Carnival Splendor is one of the flashiest cruise ships afloat.             …

Ask the Captain: How do pilots avoid thunderstorms while flying at night?

Aug 22, 2019 • 7:30 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Aviation columnist John Cox answers your questions about avoiding bad weather at night, crew meals and what pilots are allowed to do in the cockpit. …

Forest Service reopens hiking trail hit by June windstorm

Aug 22, 2019 • 5:57 AM ET Travel The Washington Times  

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service has reopened a popular southern Indiana hiking trail, two months after a storm left parts of it …

36 Hours in Rennes and St.-Malo

Aug 22, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Travel The New York Times  

How to spend a weekend in two of northwest France’s most enchanting cities, with a side-trip to …

At Mao’s Beach, China’s Leaders Still Make History as Lifeguards Hide From the Sun

Aug 22, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Travel The New York Times  

China’s top officials still come to Mao’s favorite beach to make fateful decisions, but now, the general public also tries to squeeze into a spot on …

Air traveler accused of punching pilot at Vegas airport gate

Aug 21, 2019 • 7:04 PM ET Travel The Washington Times  

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say an air traveler was detained by Las Vegas police after he punched an airline pilot at a McCarran International …

The Latest: Pilot blames bad gas in California plane crash

Aug 21, 2019 • 1:59 PM ET Travel The Washington Times  

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on a plane rescue off the Northern California coast (all times local): 11 a.m. The pilot of a small plane that …

Colorado Editorial Roundup

Aug 21, 2019 • 1:19 PM ET Travel The Washington Times  

Steamboat Pilot & Today, Aug. 20, on expanding bus services: Driving the Interstate 70 corridor from Denver into the mountains and back again can be …

8 cruise-ship buffet items you should skip

Aug 21, 2019 • 1:17 PM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Your stomach will thank you for steering clear of these buffet offerings in the cruise-ship dining room.             …

The Chase Sapphire Preferred card is the best credit card for travelers

Aug 21, 2019 • 12:49 PM ET Travel USA TODAY  

Everything you need to know about the Chase Sapphire Preferred card, from the points and perks to all the drawbacks. Is it the right card for you?   …

Alabama editorial roundup

Aug 21, 2019 • 12:16 PM ET Travel The Washington Times  

Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: Aug. 17 The Dothan Eagle on an upcoming court date for Harvey Updyke, who's accused of missing restitution …

Characters invade Las Vegas, from Tim Burton to Hello Kitty

Aug 21, 2019 • 12:00 PM ET Travel Los Angeles Times  

New shows — Tim Burton at the Neon Museum and Atomic Saloon at the Venetian — plus a Hello Kitty Cafe keep Vegas vibrant …

Giant bison slams into car, cracks window at Yellowstone National Park

Aug 21, 2019 • 10:44 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

A giant bison rammed into a family's rental car during a stampede in Yellowstone National Park.             …

2 rescued after plane ditches in ocean near San Francisco

Aug 21, 2019 • 10:32 AM ET Travel The Washington Times  

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) - An aerial photo shoot off the Northern California coast turned into a rescue drama when one of two small aircraft flying …

Giant hand sculpture in New Zealand draws mixed reviews: What 'nightmares are made of'?

Aug 21, 2019 • 10:19 AM ET Travel USA TODAY  

There's now a sculpture of a giant hand — with a face on it — in Wellington, New Zealand, and people are having all kinds of feelings about it. …