Travel Navigator: What’s next for traveler-friendly legislation?

A bill that would have required airline fees to be "reasonable and proportional" to costs incurred received bipartisan support in the Senate, but a lobbying campaign against it by the airlines doomed it.

At D.C.’s new International Spy Museum, the best part of the building is outside

The building looks a little inside out, with the stairway and a balcony clinging to the outside and what appear to be heating or cooling vents prominently exposed.

At D.C.’s new International Spy Museum, the best part of the building is outside

The building looks a little inside out, with the stairway and a balcony clinging to the outside and what appear to be heating or cooling vents prominently exposed.

Try a different Massachusetts cape: Ann

For New Englanders, going "down the cape" means visiting Cape Cod. But if you want to avoid the mind-numbing traffic that you’ll find there but still desire sandy beaches, historic art colonies, and postcard-worthy landscapes, look at Cape Ann.

Try a different Massachusetts cape: Ann

For New Englanders, going "down the cape" means visiting Cape Cod. But if you want to avoid the mind-numbing traffic that you’ll find there but still desire sandy beaches, historic art colonies, and postcard-worthy landscapes, look at Cape Ann.

7 tips for taking safe selfies while traveling

To help raise awareness, the National Park Service published a guide to safe photos

7 tips for taking safe selfies while traveling

To help raise awareness, the National Park Service published a guide to safe photos
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For Jersey Shore rentals facing new ‘Airbnb tax,' partial relief may be on the way

A New Jersey Senate committee moved forward a bill that would exempt homeowners from paying taxes on rentals if they deal directly with a client instead of using a website such as Airbnb or Vrbo. Some homeowners have blamed the new tax for depleting their summer bookings.

Under the Shenandoah Mountains, a caving adventure

Our guide agreed to take us in this cave on the condition that we reveal neither its name nor its precise location. We're somewhere outside the one-stoplight town of Franklin, W. Va.

Travel Navigator: A look ahead at summer travel

Many advisers say that the savviest travelers, anticipating a crush of summer vacationers, are going to great lengths to avoid major foreign tourist destinations.

Renewing your Global Entry? Here are some answers to your questions

Global Entry gives expedited customs clearance to preapproved, low-risk travelers arriving in the United States and grants them TSA PreCheck status.

Travel Gear: The Monster Towel

A large lightweight towel can be a multitasking take-along, especially if it’s made of some soft microfiber that rolls or folds into a diminutive packet.

In Paris, tourists can find solace in magnificent churches other than fire-ravaged Notre Dame

The cathedral will be closed for years – even decades – for rebuilding. Tourists surely will continue to stream to this City of Lights, where there are other exquisite churches, including one that has a direct connection to Notre Dame: the Basilica of Saint Denis.

Field-tested travel tip: To stick or not to stick?

According to the car review site Edmunds.com, only 2 percent of cars sold in the United States in 2017 had a manual — stick shift — transmission. By contrast, manual transmissions are found in about 80 percent of cars in most of Europe and Japan.

Bahamas’ swimming pig attractions are out of control, animal rights advocates say

"Pigs will do anything for food," said the president of the Bahamas Humane Society.

Travel Navigator: How to avoid basic economy class airfares

These tickets can save you some money, but you can feel relegated to steerage status on the plane.

33 years after Chernobyl disaster, tourism there is growing

Since the Ukrainian government opened Chernobyl to tourists in 2011, the number of annual visitors continues to climb. Last year, the government reported nearly 72,000 visitors, up from 50,000 the year before.

Travel Navigator: Emergency row seat means extra legroom – and great responsibility

"Oftentimes people opt to pay [extra] for the emergency exit row but are not capable of operating the exit," says Brett Manders, an international airline pilot.

In Las Vegas, divorce parties and not just wedding chapels are a lure

"I wanted to relax and enjoy time with my friends after the hell I had been through.”

For summer road trips, a new app turns insect splats into a detective game

The free IOS app That Gunk on Your Car helps amateur entomologists identify the road kill on their windshields.

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