Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Travel

MOLOKAI, Hawaii - After we heard buzzing overhead in the thick Hawaiian jungle for the second or third time, I asked our ponytailed guide, Gregorson Rider, the source of the noise.
This Valentine's Day, Jeff Ramspacher, my boyfriend of five years, wanted to give me a gift far better than jewelry or candy. Knowing that I've been an animal advocate my entire life and that elephants in particular have always had a special place in my heart, he surprised me with an adoption certificate for Lizzie, an ex-circus elephant now living at the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee.
MERCER COUNTY, Pa. - Upon entering an antebellum Greek Revival mansion through a soaring pillared porch, visitors find themselves in the front room of Tara, staring at Vivien Leigh's oh-so-petite jacket and the dressing gown that Clark Gable wore in Gone With the Wind.
When you're traveling 200+ days per year, you get pretty knowledgeable about the ins and outs of globetrotting. Anthony Bourdain, a certified master of "no reservations" travel, definitely fits this description! In an interview with Esquire,
CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. (AP) - The images are much like moviegoers saw during the buffalo hunt when "Dances With Wolves" hit the big screen nearly 25 years ago: hundreds of massive animals shaking the prairie as they kick up dust and stream down the hills.
Images from the Asian Games in Incheon.
LONDON (AP) - They raced down the slide, one by one, like children on a playground. At the bottom, smartphone photos were snapped and high fives exchanged.
For many, getting away from it all goes a little something like this: slip on bathing suit, plant chair in beach; keep frozen cocktails flowing —...
Experience the freedom of flight as you soar over mountains, deserts and vineyards in a hot air balloon. The two-story balloons rise up into the skies...
 
Finding nature in Las Vegas