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Unexpected Vegas: Fast cars, fierce guns and a bulldozer

PHOTOS: Race, shoot, dig: Unearthing Vegas surprises LAS VEGAS GUIDE: Insider tips and picks VEGAS 101: Tips for scoring a winning stay Indulge your need for speed  “Who wants to go fast?” the instructor at Exotics Racing  asks the dozen men and three women signed up for a session to drive dream cars on a […]

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In Transit Blog: JetBlue and Korean Air Combine, Electronically

Seongjoon Cho/Bloomberg News JetBlue and Korean Air recently announced a partnership allowing fliers to book trips that combine legs on both airlines on a single ticket. The arrangement makes reservations more seamless, has bags forwarded from one carrier to the other without fliers reclaiming them in between and ensures that fliers delayed by one carrier […]

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More Faith Floats in 2012

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2012—As worldwide interest in faith travel increases, the number of opportunities to sail into pilgrimage and go heritage touring are rising. Want to visit Greek’s island of Patmos, the site where the Apostle John received the End Times vision that he recorded in the Book of Revelation? Or perhaps an Alaska cruise […]

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‘Modern Family’ insider to headline cruise

Are you a big fan of ABC’s Modern Family? Luxury line Crystal Cruises has a voyage for you: A 12-night sailing in May that will feature Emmy Award-winning Modern Family casting director Jeff Greenberg. Crystal says Greenberg will lecture during the sailing about how he put together the Modern Family cast and, in separate sessions […]

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10 great places to find a vintage look

PHOTOS: Iconic vintage threads at these stores MORE: Expert picks and themed lists Morning Glorious Vintage  Putney, Vt.  You’ll find clothing more than a century old at this shop 90 miles east of Albany, N.Y. “They have pieces that go way back. Victorian blouses and bodices. Really beautiful, old stuff,” Fortier says. But the shop […]

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne’s famous Cathedral, right, with the Ludwig Museum at left.

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Thomas Cook offers improved travel insurance options

Travellers and their pets protected from almost any mishap   TORONTO, March 28, 2012 /CNW/ – Thomas Cook Financial Services announced today an enhancement to its travel insurance product – now offering Canadians peace of mind for most potential travel mishaps imaginable. The changes, effective today, follow extensive research from across Thomas Cook’s broad network of […]

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Civil War battles recalled via relics left behind

By ADRIAN SAINZ The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type SHILOH, Tenn. — Every Civil War bullet, every sword and every musket tells a story. There’s the .69 caliber musket made in 1831 by a company founded by cotton gin inventor Eli Whitney, the leaden bullet found at bloody Shiloh, […]

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Royal Caribbean ship transformed in dry dock

One of Royal Caribbean’s oldest ships, the 1,998-passenger Rhapsody of the Seas, has emerged from a month-long, $54 million makeover that the line says has transformed it into a “virtually new” vessel. The top-to-bottom overhaul in a Singapore shipyard brought the 78,491-ton Rhapsody of the Seas a number of new venues that have debuted on […]

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Times Square hotel to get ‘top-to-bottom’ redo

NEW YORK – USA TODAY has learned some exciting details about the massive makeover planned for the currently so-so Novotel Times Square. French hospitality giant Accor, which runs the Novotel brand, had in February said its only Novotel hotel in the USA will undergo a $115 million revamp. But now, we’ve learned that the Euro-style […]

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