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Artifacts tied to Soviet Union agency on display in New York

The KGB Spy Museum in New York houses thousands of artifacts documenting the rise of the Soviet Union’s intelligence agency and secret police. Read More

Captain Marvel brings female empowerment to Disney Cruise Line

Captain Marvel will be on hand to save the day on board Disney Cruise Line for the next few months. Read More

Las Vegas’ Stratosphere gets new name

The Stratosphere is being renamed the STRAT as part a $140-million overhaul of the property. The top-of-the-tower observation decks will be rebranded the Skypod. Read More

Expedition vessels to offer a range of luxury

Le Champlain is one of the first expedition vessels to offer a range of luxurious amenities. Read More

Checking in? No thanks … Just here for the Wi-Fi

Instead of discouraging Wi-Fi moochers and freelance nomads in its lobbies, the Ace Hotels took a step to actively encourage them and signal their welcome. It put outlets everywhere and catered to the creative crowd. Read More

5 ways to incorporate acts of kindness into next trip

Here are five ways to incorporate random acts of kindness into your next family vacation. Read More

Paniolo shine during the Pana‘ewa Stampede Rodeo on Hawaii island

Killer, Avenger, Stomper, Widow Maker — their names alone are enough to make most people quiver, but not the fearless cowpokes who mount such 2,000-pound bulls for back-wrenching, bone-jarring rides. Read More

A remote part of Australia finds itself on the culinary map

The remote Margaret River region has beauty, vineyards and an annual food and wine festival called the Gourmet Escape that is increasingly putting it on the map. Read More

Wayne Newton celebrates 60 years in Las Vegas with new show

Wayne Newton is marking his 60th anniversary of performing in Las Vegas in 2019 with a return to Caesars Palace casino-resort. Read More

Super Bowl betting declines for first time in 4 years

For the first time in four years, the amount bet on the Super Bowl declined. Read More

Getting the good kind of chills on a winter visit deep in Alaska

Travelers do as locals and brave the frosty great outdoors during a winter visit deep in Alaska. Read More

Why ski when you can hike?

Snow hiking is growing in popularity, and it’s fairly inexpensive to get started. Guided trips also make traversing snowy peaks on foot easier. Read More

What you need to know before your first trip abroad

Obviously you want to minimize the frustrating experiences as much as you can. Here are a few tips for a smooth first trip abroad. Read More

Checking out the presidential suite

Pair history with exploration when you and the family check into a storied hotel inspired by American leaders. Here are five to consider. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life, Feb. 9

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

Signs of Hawaiian Life, Feb. 3

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

A 2-wheeled tour of Africa

Those seeking an extreme trip in West Africa, where political and economic stability have improved over the years, can try their hand at a 10-week adventure cycling vacation that stretches from Morocco to Ghana. Read More

Seeking the mystery of vortexes in Sedona

Once you wake up from your trance, you’ll notice tourists and locals basking in the same feeling. It’s a Sedona moment that can’t be replicated. Read More

In Britain, enraptured by the wild, lonely and remote

Britain’s bothies provide free lodging for those enraptured by the wild, lonely and remote. Read More

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