YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — Mother Nature is again putting on a show at California’s Yosemite National Park, where every February the setting sun draws a narrow sliver of light on a waterfall to make it glow like a cascade of molten lava.
AUSTIN, Texas -- It's a good thing a luxury Escalade was on its way to shuttle us back to our hotel. After the ordeal we had just endured, we needed to be pampered.
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — Got the winter blues? Try exploring the 43 km of sugar-like sandy coastline of Panama City Beach in Florida’s Panhandle region. A recent four-day stay in the area — part of the Gulf of Mexico area known as the Emerald Coast — brought plenty of swimming, beach walks, restaurant outings, shopping and exploring.
RICHMOND, B.C. – It’s almost 10:45 a.m. when we pull into a non-descript, covered parking lot in the centre of town. Our goal is get to HK B.B.Q. Master before the usual 11 a.m. line up for what many consider to be the best, most affordable Asian barbecue in the Vancouver area.
Canadians would most like to vacation with Tom Hanks and Jennifer Aniston. And we’d love to spend time with them in New York City.
TORONTO — Most travellers have a limited budget for food, hotels and souvenirs, and do their best to stick to it. And then there are those with the deepest of deep pockets.
The 1960s just called and they want their bunnies back.
The Consumers’ Association of Canada has issued a consumer alert over issues with discount air carrier NewLeaf Travel Company and Flair Airlines Inc.
HONOLULU — A section of sea cliff above a massive “firehose” lava flow on Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano has collapsed and splashed into the ocean as tourists and geologists watched.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Qatar Airways has launched the world’s longest scheduled commercial airline route with the arrival of its flight from Doha to Auckland, New Zealand.
For many romantics, flowers and chocolates just won't do for Valentine's Day. And the travel industry has responded by dreaming up some very creative ideas. Here are a few:
Chef Anthony Mauboussin is greeted like a rock star at Mercado do Bolhao in Porto's city centre.
HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii — Well before dawn each morning, throngs of tourists from around the world make their way to Maui’s tallest peak, a dormant volcano, to see what Mark Twain called the “sublimest spectacle” he ever witnessed.
JUPITER, FLORIDA - I’ve seen plenty of turtles in my day. But this is the first time I’ve raced one.
Canada is a happening place this year as we celebrate our 150th anniversary. But there are also lots of cool spots in this country that don’t always get the attention they deserve. Here’s a look at some Canadian spots that should be in the limelight this year.
DALLAS — The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how much they are willing to pay the airline.
LOS ANGELES – I’ve been given a tough assignment by the tourism folks in Los Angeles; tour the city and eat at places that even A-list celebs have trouble getting into. Sip a glass of wine or two with your meal. Stay at a couple of glam hotels. Tour the Grammy Museum in advance of next month’s Grammy Music Awards and the Academy Awards.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- While other Caribbean islands changed hands between colonists of assorted nationalities, Barbados, a little by itself off to the east, was the only one to remain continuously British. It gained independence in 1966, but its residents still drive on the left, eat fish and chips, and shop for British brands in their supermarke
As the story goes, the training ship Amerigo Vespucci was sailing the Mediterranean in 1962 when the U.S. aircraft carrier Independence spotted it and radioed: “Who are you?” Came the reply: “School ship Amerigo Vespucci, the Italian Navy.” The Independence answered: “You are the most beautiful ship in the world.”