Vacations

With several islands in recovery mode, some vacation advice

Oct 10, 2017

Some Caribbean islands will be hurricane recovery mode for the near future, but others are open for business. Here's advice on where to go.

Congratulations! Here's a gift. But first, a timeshare pitch

Oct 4, 2017

Congratulations! You've won a gift. But first you'll have to sit through a timeshare presentation

Police: Mom flew to Germany, left 4 kids home alone in Iowa

Sep 29, 2017

Police have arrested a suburban Des Moines mother who left her four children home alone while she traveled to Europe.

What to do when a hurricane blows away your vacation plans

Sep 13, 2017

When a hurricane blows away your vacation plans, travel expert Pauline Frommer suggests going online, getting on the phone, checking if the fine print allows for refunds and being aware for future travel

Report: Minnesota student left to join IS group in 2015

Sep 10, 2017

Authorities say a suburban Minneapolis college student left his family while on vacation in Morocco two years ago and joined the Islamic State group in Syria

Irma-interrupted trip becomes mystery 'cruise to nowhere'

Sep 8, 2017

Ship passengers who watched hundreds of their fellow vacationers disembark in Miami ahead of Hurricane Irma's arrival to Florida are now on a 'cruise to nowhere.'

Tourism, agriculture businesses brace for Irma's impact

Sep 8, 2017

Hurricane Irma has taken down parts of the vital tourism industry in the Caribbean and is spinning toward Florida, another vacation haven

11 pounds of meth mailed to man at Hawaii vacation rental

Sep 8, 2017

A man is accused of using a Hawaii vacation rental to receive a package sent from California containing 11 pounds of methamphetamine

Your personal travel coach: Meet travel blogger Nomadic Matt

Aug 23, 2017

How the travel blogger Nomadic Matt learned to put his work aside and drink wine in Argentina

Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

Aug 21, 2017

The victims of the vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort town came from around the world and across generations