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Air Travel Etiquette: 5 Major Don'ts for Sharing Cabin Space

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
Veteran flight attendant Sydney Pearl offers five tips for keeping your manners in check on your next flight.

Cellphone Calls on Planes? Don't Ask the Feds

By Joan Lowy | Thursday Feb 27, 2014
It looks like the government is more conflicted about cellphones on planes than most travelers. Even as one federal agency considers allowing the calls, another now wants to make sure that doesn't happen.

Oklahoma: Art Deco Style, Music and More in Tulsa

By Hillary Speed | Thursday Mar 28, 2013
A visit to Tulsa reveals an eclectic mix of new and old: artsy hangouts that show off Tulsa’s thriving hipster culture as well as well-preserved historic gems that harken back to the oil boom of the early 1900s.

Tips to Avoid Being Hacked Overseas

By Pauline Jelinek | Monday Mar 18, 2013
Some tips to help business travelers protect their laptops and mobile devices from spying - or at least limit the damage of hacking - while in China or other nations that may want to steal company information.

Terminal Bliss: Airport Layovers Get a Makeover

By Jason Keyser | Saturday Jan 12, 2013
Getting stranded at an airport once meant enduring hours of boredom in a kind of travel purgatory with nothing to eat but fast food. These days, it can seem more like passing through the gates of Shangri-la.

Bodrum’s Eternal Blue

By Mark Thompson | Friday Dec 28, 2012
While some people consider Bodrum to be "the Hamptons of Turkey," for me, flying into Bodrum was a bit like finding Brigadoon. From the window of the plane, I watched as a series of misty blue islands rose almost chimerically out of the silvery gray sea.

Big Winter Happens in New York State

Friday Dec 21, 2012
From improved snowmaking and thrilling, innovative terrain parks to a new amusement park where visitors can design and ride their own virtual roller coaster, New York State is brimming with big new things to see and do this winter.

Istanbul’s Magical Mystery Tour

By Mark Thompson | Saturday Dec 15, 2012
As the economic and cultural heart of Turkey, Istanbul is the world’s tenth most popular destination. A center of arts and fashion, culture and history, with a median age of 23, Istanbul is also a university town with more than 150,000 students.

Dubai Returns to Mega-Projects After Fiscal Dive

By BRIAN MURPHY | Tuesday Dec 11, 2012
Dubai is suddenly rediscovering its old habits. That means relentless hype and construction plans loaded with superlatives. Case in point: A proposed Taj Mahal replica four times bigger than the original.

Travel Book Holiday Gift Guide

By BETH J. HARPAZ | Sunday Dec 9, 2012
From memoirs and maps to beautiful hard-covers suitable for coffee-table display, here are some ideas for holiday gifts from this year’s crop of travel books and publications.