Monday, September 1, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Travel

What happens in Vegas is now splashed across food blogs and foodie Twitter feeds, as the "Sin" in Sin City more often refers to overindulging at a celebrity chef's restaurant than gambling, drinking and cavorting with pole dancers.
JACKSON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure plans to build a new roller coaster for 2015.
NEW YORK (AP) - A vast archive of photographs of pre-Holocaust Eastern European Jewish life is being made available to the public and researchers.
BUNOL, Spain (AP) - The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction.
If you’re planning an outdoorsy adventure during Labor Day weekend, you’ll need to know which national park is the best for biking, hiking...
So rare and coveted is sea glass - the tiny pieces of discarded glass that wash ashore after being shaped and polished by years of tumbling around in the ocean - that it's been given the romantic name "mermaid's tears."
Whales are curious creatures, and naturalist Michelle Barclay has seen them do some unusual things in the waters off Massachusetts.
Seventy-five years ago, Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto were carried away by a wicked tornado to the magical technicolor land of Oz. The 1939 film, The...
My wife and I went to Kruger National Park in June even though it was winter in South Africa. We chose that time to travel because it was the cool, dry season, with no bugs and no tall grass, which means the game viewing is better. Some people on safari do not see all of the so-called Big 5 (elephant, lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, and rhino), but we saw all of them in a single day. We saw so many animals, including lions mating every 10 minutes, that we become blasé about the sight.
 
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