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Morocco hosts one of Africa’s first exhibitions of Cuban art, a milestone for Afro-Cuban painters

Morocco hosts one of Africa’s first exhibitions of Cuban art, a milestone for Afro-Cuban painters

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — When Morocco 's King Mohamed VI visited Havana in 2017, Cuban-American gallery owner Alberto Magnan impressed him with a “full immersion” in the Caribbean island's art and culture, drawing a line between the cultural and histori
Towns on solar eclipse's path of totality brace for a crush of visitors

Towns on solar eclipse's path of totality brace for a crush of visitors

TORONTO — Municipalities across Central and Eastern Canada have spent months preparing for an event that will last just three-and-a-half minutes: a total solar eclipse that will cast parts of the country into complete darkness.
Rick Steves: High culture and good living top of locals’ agenda in Austrian capital

Rick Steves: High culture and good living top of locals’ agenda in Austrian capital

Compared with most modern urban centres, the pace of life in the Austrian capital is slow.
Jack Knox: Off the tourist track in Italy, little is lost in translation

Jack Knox: Off the tourist track in Italy, little is lost in translation

In a small northern city, some residents don’t speak English, but the language barrier can be an unexpected bonus.
Canada's largest tulip festival to showcase over 35 acres of beautiful blooms

Canada's largest tulip festival to showcase over 35 acres of beautiful blooms

The festival is located close to Metro Vancouver.
Here's what to expect at Whistler Blackcomb this spring

Here's what to expect at Whistler Blackcomb this spring

Both Whistler and Blackcomb open until April 14; Whistler to close May 20
Rick Steves: The highlights of happening Helsinki

Rick Steves: The highlights of happening Helsinki

Helsinki offers offbeat architecture, a taste for distinctive design, and an appealing Finnish personality
Funky, historic Portland has constant surprises for savvy travellers

Funky, historic Portland has constant surprises for savvy travellers

I like neon signs, heritage houses, mid-century furniture and retro clothes, so Portland, with its distinctive vintage communities, is one of my favourite destinations to explore.

2 crew members die during 'incident' on Holland America cruise ship

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two crew members on a Holland America cruise ship died during an “incident” in the ship's engineering space, the cruise line said.
With all the recent headlines about panels and tires falling off planes, is flying safe?

With all the recent headlines about panels and tires falling off planes, is flying safe?

DALLAS (AP) — It has been 15 years since the last fatal crash of a U.S. airliner, but you would never know that by reading about a torrent of flight problems in the last three months.