Although the California Tower is Balboa Park’s most obvious artifact from the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, its interior was closed to the public in the 1930s. But now, as San Diego celebrates the expo’s centennial, the 200-foot-high tower is open again, and even if you don’t sign up for the climb, you’ll see reminders of 1915 throughout the park’s core area.
Orlando, Fla., is the No. 1 U.S. destination booked by travel agents, according to a fall survey by the giant travel agent group Travel Leaders. So if you are headed to Orlando in 2015 and haven’t visited for a year or more, you’re in for a treat.
Several major anniversaries will also be marked by a variety of events in 2015, including 70 years since the end of World War II, the 60th anniversary of the opening of Disneyland and 10 years since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans.
BERLIN - World leaders appealed against anti-Semitism on Tuesday as they marked UN Holocaust Remembrance Day, which this year coincides with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi-operated Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
World leaders appealed against anti-Semitism on Tuesday as they marked UN Holocaust Remembrance Day, which this year coincides with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camp.
Thousands of Beijingers wake up every day in Yosemite in Northern California. Hordes more have moved to Palm Springs, not to mention Orange County and Silver Lake. They shop at UCLA and go to Hollywood for a bite to eat.
Need a post-holiday break? Cozy up at one of New England's inns, spas, hotels or bed-and-breakfasts. January and February are great times to find deals - especially if you can get away last minute or mid-week. (Prices exclude taxes and gratuities, unless otherwise noted.)
BOULDER, CITY, Nev. - Here I am again, at a counter seat inside my favorite family-owned breakfast joint, watching spicy Tex-Mex omelets, chicken-fried steaks, peanut-butter pancakes and buttered-up waffles whiz past, my bottomless coffee cup refilled with a flick of the wrist.
A flood of new smartphones are now off the shelves and being used as we turn to 2015. For some, it is their first phone with such powerful capabilities. We've broken down the apps you should download immediately to get started with your iPhone or Android device. Enjoy your first smartphone, as well as Netflix, the Weather Channel app, Spotify and more.
Reparation money inherited from survivors of the Holocaust should not be used to calculate eligibility for federal programs based on financial need, such as Medicaid, according to an emergency message issued last month by the Social Security Administration.
A huge angry stone face looks down on visitors through giant spires of cypress trees at Giusti Garden. The intimidating mascherone was originally designed to breathe fire, probably the only thing that could make it more foreboding. It was just one of the surprises I and 32 other gardeners found on a 10-day trip in September to visit gardens of Northern Italy.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - This city is blanketed with churches. Downtown Presbyterian, Cross Point, First Baptist, Midtown Fellowship. But many of those who come here seek a different kind of spiritual kinship that can be found only at local shrines devoted to music: Ryman Auditorium and the Grand Ole Opry House, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and the Historic RCA Studio B.
Here in the Jemez, a funky nook of the woods about 60 miles northwest of Albuquerque, you’re as likely to bump into a lumberman as a hippie, but you won’t find gourmet restaurants, shopping malls or chain hotels.
Ten years after a tsunami hit Banda Aceh on Dec. 26, 2004, killing 167,000 people, roads and bridges have been rebuilt, there are houses on the beach, trees have grown back, and the millions of tons of debris that covered the island are gone. But for a first-time visitor, reminders of the disaster seem to be everywhere.
KCI was a beehive of activity Tuesday morning as travelers were coming and going for the holiday season. “Here at KCI, we think we had 35,000 passengers on the 19th, and our average day is going to be about 30,000 passengers in and out through the holidays,” said Joe McBride, spokesman for the Kansas City Aviation Department.
Historic changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba are coming. Having traveled legally to the island in 2002, my feelings about the breakthrough are mixed. As I watched President Obama outline his vision of increased travel and commerce between our countries, I couldn’t kick the sensation that — poof! — one of the world’s last truly exotic destinations has vanished.
Total October passenger traffic at KCI climbed to 927,919 , up 6.2 percent from year-earlier figures, the Kansas City Aviation Department said Wednesday. The number of passengers boarding at KCI was up 5.8 percent for the month, the department said