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At these new European hotels, a night’s stay supports worthy causes

Several European properties have taken a fresh approach to socially responsible travel by integrating pressing issues into their daily operations. Travelers can contribute to worthy causes while getting a good night’s sleep. Read More

Airlines cater to those with dietary restrictions

Flying with dietary restrictions? Increasingly, that’s not a problem. Read More

Couple visits Nepal, Bhutan in journey to happiness

A couple hoping to push the boundaries of their comfort zone visits Nepal and Bhutan. Read More

Taking it slowly in central and southern Italy

“The 52 Places Traveler” columnist Jada Yuan tackles two spots on her list of destinations — Bologna, the capital of Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, and the ancient southern Italian city of Matera. In both she finds a slower, though no less interesting, pace of life. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life, Oct. 7

Email “Signs of Hawaiian Life” photos to or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Read More

5 perks travel agents offer beyond booking your trip

Here are a few things that may make an agent worth the additional cost. Read More

Think you know Lake Superior? A 1,300-mile route gives new perspective

Vibrant blue-green water lapped at my kayak, bobbing beside towering sandstone cliffs. Seagulls squawked overhead. The water that sprayed from my paddle was ice-cold, a reminder that I was paddling the largest — and coldest — of the Great Lakes. Read More

5 ideas to consider for global adventures

Are you planning a global adventure with your family? Here are five ideas to consider. Read More

Another arena under construction — the MSG Sphere at The Venetian

The more than 18,000-seat entertainment venue will be equipped with state-of-the-art technology that will allow sound to be directed with such precision that translations in different languages can be sent to specific seats without the use of headphones or wires. Read More

Roy Choi’s new restaurant in Vegas will feature his greatest hits

When Best Friend opens in Las Vegas in late December, it will represent one of the city’s time-­honored traditions: a sure thing. Read More

Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival honors beloved namesake

A beloved ambassador of hula and the Hawaiian culture, “Auntie Emma,” as she became known, served on the first board of the Napili Kai Foundation, a nonprofit organization that offers free Hawaiian cultural programs for Maui keiki aged 6 through 17, including a weekly hula show. Read More

In Southwest Colombia, treasures are forbidden no more

Once war-torn, southwest Colombia offers treasures for the curious traveler. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life, Sept. 30

Email “Signs of Hawaiian Life” photos to or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Read More

Wellness and soaring views in the Italian Dolomites

Northeastern Italy’s Sudtirol province is dominated by the Dolomites, a magnificent mountain range that feeds into the region’s reputation as a wellness destination. Dramatic skies only add to the adventure for “The 52 Places Traveler” columnist Jada Yuan. Read More

Las Vegas getting second Taco Bell Cantina

A second Taco Bell Cantina is coming to Las Vegas. Following the city’s first on the south end of the Strip, the new Cantina will be located downtown. Read More

Exotic, diverse experiences without going abroad

Throughout the year, families can uncover exotic and culturally diverse experiences without leaving the United States. Here are five ideas to consider. Read More

Beads, bourbon and … babies in New Orleans?

For many, Bourbon Street is just another stop between the aquarium and the insectarium, beignets and shrimp po’ boys, a swamp tour and a paddle-wheel cruise. Read More

Nature shines during National Wildlife Refuge Week celebrations

Hawaii has 10 national wildlife refuges, including the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge on Oahu, Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge on Maui and the Kauai National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Here’s a wrap of activities at those three locations. Read More

Solitude and rough waves along the ‘forgotten border’ in Maine

I grew up in northern Maine and had always been fascinated with our “forgotten border.” Read More

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