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A very exclusive coffee kick on St Helena island

Jamestown - Most coffee snobs can only dream of sipping on a brew made from Saint Helena beans.

Tunisia attack stirs fear, defiance among tourists

Sidi Bou Sa - Hermes and Carla Pierrotti had come to Tunisia to get away from their hectic lives in Italy, hoping for a tranquil break in a country full of tourist treasures.

Prison term sought in Italy Couchsurfing rape case

Padua - An Italian policeman accused of raping a 16-year-old Australian staying with him through the Couchsurfing website left her defenceless by spiking a drink with tranquilisers, prosecuting lawyers said Tuesday.

Prison term sought in Italy Couchsurfing rape case

Padua - An Italian policeman accused of raping a 16-year-old Australian staying with him through the Couchsurfing website left her defenceless by spiking a drink with tranquilisers, prosecuting lawyers said Tuesday.

Chihuahua smuggles itself into airport in owner's suitcase

A Chihuahua has been found hiding in a suitcase in the baggage area of New York's LaGuardia airport, triggering a security alert that led to it being found inside the suitcase it had nestled itself in.

Hawaii tourism authority reveals record numbers

When you think about Hawaii your mind shifts to warm beaches, beautiful weather, ancient volcanoes, and unique culture. It’s the combination of these things that keeps tourists returning each year.

New York travel ban lifted after snowstorm

New York - Blanket driving bans were lifted and limited New York public transport was to reopen Tuesday after a night of snowfall that dumped up to two feet (60 centimeters) in some areas.

U.S. woman drowns puppy in toilet to get on plane: Report

Washington - A Florida woman allegedly drowned a two-week-old Doberman in a U.S. airport toilet because she wasn't allowed to board a flight with the puppy, media reports said.

Cuban tour operators jumping to meet new U.S. demand

Miami - Cuban tour operators are gearing up for an explosion of U.S. travelers -- adding a spate of tours focused on everything from architecture to art to gourmet food -- following the recent detente between the two long-time Cold War rivals.

Dover-Calais ferry services suspended amid 160 km/hr winds

Calais - Storms packing winds of up to 160 kilometres (100 miles) per hour on Saturday forced the closure of France's port of Calais on the English Channel and the suspension of car ferries to and from Britain, officials said."No vessel is entering or leaving.

U.S. issues worldwide travel alert

Washington - The United States issued a worldwide travel alert, warning Americans to be vigilant during the holiday period, especially in the wake of a deadly siege in Australia.

Go south for the winter to St. Augustine, Florida Special

Saint Augustine - Wintertime may be the perfect season for those living in colder climates to head south. A scenic and historic destination worth the trip is St. Augustine. One landmark in America's first city is America's first parish and there are many others to see.

Indian govt announces e-visa facilities for 43 nations

Making a big push to boost tourism, the Indian government has announced e-visa facilities for visitors from 43 nations including the US, Australia, Japan, Israel, Germany and Singapore.

Future manned space capsule returns from NASA test flight

San Diego - NASA's Orion capsule -- expected to be the vehicle behind the next wave of U.S. manned spaceflight -- returned to Earth with a great splash Thursday after a successful two-orbit test flight.

Protest over Ferguson violence halts Bay Area transit service

Oakland - Dozens of San Francisco Bay Area residents tied up regional transit service for more than an hour Friday with a peaceful protest that closed a major station serving transbay commuters.

Photo Essay: Streets of Cusco's historic San Blas neighborhood Special

Cusco - Clinging to the hillside just above the historic center of the city, the San Blas neighborhood is the oldest residential area of Cusco, Peru and a paradise on earth for those that love to walk.

Woman offers sex for travel funding

Shangji - A 19-year-old woman from China placed an ad saying she will have sex with a man in each city she visits, so she can fund her trip.

High Court denies damages to French-speaking Ottawa couple

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Air Canada does not have to pay an Ottawa couple that filed suit against the airline because they couldn't be served in their preferred tongue.

New high speed rail plan unveiled for north of England

Backed by the British government, the High Speed Rail (HS3) running east to west in northern England is gaining steam. The proposed rail system could halve train travel times between Manchester and Leeds.

Tropea, a real cliffhanger on your Italian vacation

Tropea - Tropea is located in Calabria in southern Italy. Offering vistas of palaces, hanging from the sheer rocky cliffs, golden sand beaches and turquoise water, this charming town has plenty to offer visitors.

UK tourism sector third in customer satisfaction index

The tourism sector in the UK is outperforming other industries in terms of customer satisfaction and experience, according to the latest UK Customer Satisfaction Index (UKCSI).

The Australians make some pretty weird travel insurance claims

A new report has shown how Australian insurance companies have been seeing an increase in the number of extraordinary claims made by travellers in recent years as Australians begin visiting new areas.

Kerry's plane grounded again

Vienna - Globe-trotting top US diplomat John Kerry was left hoofing it back on a commercial flight from Vienna Thursday, after his ageing Air Force plane broke down for the fourth time this year.

Entering Canada could be harder than you think

Post 9/11, travel restrictions have become much more stringent, making "issues" that once seemed insignificant a potential obstacle, even when traveling between the United States and Canada.

Expats defend paradise in hurricane-hit Mexico

Cabo San Lucas - Armed with nothing more than an air horn and walkie-talkie, US retiree Antonio Lucero helps fellow expats protect their piece of paradise from thieves after Hurricane Odile crushed Mexico's Los Cabos beach resorts.

Op-Ed: Why Bora Bora is one of the hottest travel spots

Do you love to travel? Have you always wanted to take that backpacking trip across Europe or hike the Andes Mountains? Now is the time! As technology advances, international travel gets easier and more affordable every day.

Op-Ed: 7 Things International Travelers Forget

Unfortunately, some travel abroad lessons are often learned the hard way. You don’t really know what you need until you find yourself in a tough spot (like in jail overseas)—or do you?

U.K. imposes Ebola travel ban

All but essential travel to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia should be avoided, the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has warned British nationals.

Photo Essay: Jack Daniel and his famous Tennessee whiskey Special

Lynchburg - Lynchburg Tennessee is famous for being the home of the Jack Daniels Distillery, offering visitors a behind the scenes look at the production of the world famous whiskey, while also providing a captivating glimpse into the life of its founder.

New research says the average Brit needs a holiday every 56 days

The average Brit "needs" a holiday every 56 days, new research has shown. A survey of 2,000 adults revealed tiredness and stress take their toll just eight weeks after returning to work from a break.
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