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Air Canada on 'Smarter' list

Air Canada, Virgin America and Lufthansa are among the world's best airlines for in-flight entertainment, according to a list compiled by the Smarter Travel website.

Couple to share Kilimanjaro experiences

Barb Jusiak knew where she wanted to celebrate her birthday on March 22 this year: to stand at the top of Kilimanjaro and celebrate life.
Buy new boots, hit the dance floor in Austin

Buy new boots, hit the dance floor in Austin

In Austin, flip-flop-wearing University of Texas students mingle with coat-tie-and-boot-clad state lawmakers and technology workers in jeans.

New Zealand hit by Hobbit fever

New Zealand's capital is preparing for the world première of the first film in The Hobbit trilogy by showcasing an artisan festival selling all sorts of small-folk paraphernalia, laying a red carpet that will extend 450 metres through central Welling
World's first museum about gelato culture opens in Italy

World's first museum about gelato culture opens in Italy

Who knows what Cosimo Ruggieri would have thought about ending up in a gelato museum? Alchemist at the court of the Medici, Ruggieri, the story goes, created the ice cream that Catherine De Medici took to Paris in the 1530s to wow the French.
Paintings join headstones in show

Paintings join headstones in show

Above ground Somerset House boasts one of London's most famous courtyards, a neo-classical gem used for film sets, fashion shows and as a winter skating venue.

Calls of the wild in Denver

Former mustard-gas site now a wildlife refuge with skyline view
Pick your tours carefully in atacama desert

Pick your tours carefully in atacama desert

Here in one of the driest deserts on earth, it's not the sun, dehydration, altitude or arsenic-contaminated drinking water that are likely to get you, but the tour guides.

Night shore excursions a novel cruise offering

A few weeks ago in my blog, I mentioned Azamara Club Cruises planned more overnights for its ships in 2013, along with some late-night departures. Now I know why.

Museum offers garage sale as art

A garage sale as performance art? That's what one artist is staging at New York's Museum of Modern Art. Visitors will be able to rummage through and buy such classic garage sale items as used clothing, books, mementos and other bric-a-brac.