PRIPYAT, Ukraine — A bulletin board in the Ukrainian town of Pripyat still bears an edition of the Sovietsky Patriot newspaper, dated three days before the nuclear explosion that turned the city into one of the world’s most baleful ghost towns.
It might not have the must-do cachet of California's Hwy. 101, of South Africa's Garden Route or of the Rockies.
OAKLAND - My sister and I are sitting outside a trendy lunch spot in the Temescal Alley area of town with my Dad and his lady friend, Lucy.
TIPPERARY, Ireland -- Turns out, there may be something to Ireland's legendary pot of gold at the end of the rainbow -- minus the leprechauns.
With my intense travel schedule, I savour detours where I put away the schedule and notes and simply enjoy the moment. And for me, there's no better detour in Europe than visiting a public bath or spa for a relaxing, good soak.
Delta is letting employees offer customers nearly $10,000 in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights, hoping to avoid an uproar like the one that erupted at United after a passenger was dragged off a jet.
It wasn’t the chilled Champagne. It wasn’t the hammock suspended over the lagoon. And it wasn’t the see-through glass floor in my room that allowed me to peer down into the warm Caribbean.
CASAVIEJA, Spain — Bulls and tomatoes may be the key ingredients in Spain’s most famous festivals, but masks and bizarre outfits are the showpieces in dozens of smaller town celebrations, many dating back to medieval times.
The U.S. gambling mecca’s efforts to draw millennials and new visitors are paying off.
ORLANDO – Stephanie Gray could’ve moved to any number of American cities that already register high on the hipster meter. Instead, after living in New Zealand and Australia for several years, the Gainesville, Florida native migrated south to make her mark in Orlando.
AMMAN, Jordan — Say hello to the person next to you. Reclaim territory on the armrest. Think of the reasons why you don’t have a laptop or tablet with you.
OSAKA, Japan — The 1,000-year-old pilgrimage to the Kumano Sanzen — the three great Shinto shrines on Japan’s Kii Peninsula south of Osaka — was once so popular that “like ants on the Kumano pilgrimage” became a popular description of crowds.
With its great cities, rich museums and small, hilltop towns, Europe will always hold an allure for Canadians. But it can be expensive given our suffering loonie. It also can get mighty crowded in summer. So here are some ideas for visiting both well-known and less-visited destinations in Europe this year.
The big event in Germany this year is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The Reformation began in 1517 when Martin Luther, a priest and professor of theology, wrote and published his 95 theses, questioning the corrupt ways of the Catholic Church.
St. Patrick's Day celebrations around the world
People will soon be able to take a trip deep into the ocean to visit the wreckage of the Titanic -- but only if you're willing to write a fat cheque.
The spear feels good in my hands.
DUBLIN — Guinness is inviting its first sleepover guest in the Dublin brewery’s 258-year history — by transforming its rooftop bar into a penthouse with the city’s most panoramic view.
For those heading out to British Columbia on or around the March break, here are some fitness and wellness boosting activities: