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A beauty pageant of the sea is coming to Quebec City
A beauty pageant of the sea is coming to Quebec City
Dozens of majestic ships will be sailing North Atlantic waters this summer, visiting ports along the St. Lawrence River for weeks and gathering en masse in Quebec City from July 18-23.
4 places to celebrate Carnival in the Caribbean
4 places to celebrate Carnival in the Caribbean
The annual bash is practically synonymous with Rio de Janeiro. But it's also a big deal in the Caribbean, which, despite popular belief, isn't one homogeneous destination.
A winter visit to Athens offers a pleasant alternative
A winter visit to Athens offers a pleasant alternative
As a seaside metropolis with a lively outdoor vibe and dozens of picturesque islands beckoning nearby, Athens is more often considered a summer tourist destination than a winter escape. But if you've got more than beaches on your mind, there's plenty of upside to a brief, cool visit that avoids the crowds and heat of summer.
After financial setback, $305 million Miami science museum rises
After financial setback, $305 million Miami science museum rises
A new $305 million science museum in Miami that officials say will be one of the nation's most sophisticated is on target to open in the spring after surviving a financial setback that had threatened to derail the project.
Chef brings attention to cuisine of Melania Trump's homeland
Chef brings attention to cuisine of Melania Trump's homeland
Slovenian tourism officials recently brought chef Ana Ros (pronounced ROSH) to New York to showcase her culinary talents at a time when tourism in the tiny country is booming, up to nearly 3 million tourists a year in a country of 2 million people.
Icy road conditions reported in Rock County
The Rock County Communications Center began receiving reports of slippery road conditions and several vehicle runoffs by 5 a.m. Tuesdays.
The beach of your dreams awaits in the remotest national park
The beach of your dreams awaits in the remotest national park
National Park of American Samoa, 2,600 miles southwest of Hawaii, is spread over parts of Tutuila, Ta'u and Ofu. It attracted 13,892 visitors last year, about what Yosemite gets in a summer day.
Lunch cruise on Switzerland's Lake Lucerne—even in winter
Lunch cruise on Switzerland's Lake Lucerne—even in winter
Lake Lucerne winds through the Alps with a series of bends, S-curving around towering mountains like slalom skiers carving into snow thousands of feet above. But even though skiing gets all the glory in wintertime Switzerland, a ferry ride on the lake can also be a welcome diversion for a traveler with a few hours to spare.
Illinois man could be most traveled person in world
Illinois man could be most traveled person in world
A little more than a decade ago, Don Parrish of suburban Chicago looked at a world map and declared, “I want to see everything.”
Edgerton to consider 27-item request from Harry Potter Festival
Edgerton to consider 27-item request from Harry Potter Festival
If Edgerton can't work some municipal magic and fulfill at least some of the 27 requests for financial and operational support organizers of Harry Potter Festival made of the city, the event could vanish from the city's calendar.