Travel Destinations

Slammer sale: Closed prisons are a tough sell, states find

Mar 17, 2017

States are having a hard time selling places where prisoners have done hard time

In the wilds of Mongolia: Horses, sand dunes and stargazing

Mar 14, 2017

On a trip through the wilds of Mongolia, you can go hours, even days, without seeing other people

Indonesia to take action against coral damage by cruise ship

Mar 14, 2017

The Indonesian government says it will take strong action in response to the destruction of coral reefs by a cruise ship at a popular tourist destination known for its marine biodiversity

Pittsburgh: Warhol, August Wilson and best cake in America

Feb 27, 2017

A few things to know for visiting Pittsburgh: Yinz is local for y'all

French leader visits Disneyland Paris for its 25th year

Feb 25, 2017

French President Francois Hollande used a visit to Disneyland Paris for its 25th birthday to push back at U.S. President Donald Trump for insulting the City of Light

Surfer 'paradise' in Puerto Rico at stake in hotel fight

Feb 23, 2017

Developers and officials in Puerto Rico want to transform the surfing destination of Wilderness Beach into a more traditional tourism destination with a hotel and villas

Thai leader says impact of coal plant to be studied again

Feb 21, 2017

Thailand's prime minister says the government will ensure that environmental and health impact studies for a coal power plant approved by its energy policy planning committee will be reconsidered, but made clear he expects the project to proceed

Thai gov't panel approves coal plant in popular tourist area

Feb 17, 2017

Thailand's prime minister says a government committee has approved construction of an 800-megawatt coal power plant near pristine beaches on the Andaman Sea

On a trip home, seeing Guatemala's grit and grandeur

Feb 13, 2017

First-time visitors to Guatemala may want to skip its gritty capital city and head straight to its most famous tourist destinations, Antigua Guatemala and Tikal National Park

Protests mark cathedral's return to Russian Orthodox control

Feb 12, 2017

Thousands of people in Russia's second-largest city held competing demonstrations Sunday for and against the return of the renowned St. Isaac's Cathedral to the Russian Orthodox Church