<![CDATA[Travel News & Reviews | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/ en-us Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:38 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:38 CST Travel 60 Fire on Royal Caribbean cruise ship; burns for 1 crew member http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28259914.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:50:06 CDT By DAVID McFADDEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28259914.html With more passengers, fewer flights and crowded planes, it’s no fun flying http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article27057511.html#storylink=rss Between the body scans, long lines and cramped seating in coach, airline travel today is full of high anxiety. And some say it’s only getting worse as airlines seek greater efficiency and profits. But the industry says it’s the most financially prudent way to accomodate growing demand.

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Carnival gets approval to set sail for Cuba http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article26652217.html#storylink=rss With approval from the United States in hand, Carnival Corp. plans to start operating cruises to Cuba in May of 2016

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Summer travel: Odd attractions in Missouri and Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article21302373.html#storylink=rss If you don’t mind veering off the beaten path a little, we have some ideas. We dispatched Kansas City Star writers in every direction to find some of the odder attractions in Missouri and Kansas. Some of these places might not be your final destination, but then again, if you like quirky, they could be. And several are right here in the Kansas City area.

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Mon, 18 May 2015 14:16:14 CDT

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Feds launch inquiry of possible airline collusion http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26024677.html#storylink=rss The inquiry is a marked shift for a Justice Department that in 2013 cleared the way for a merger of American Airlines and US Airways after initially filing suit to oppose it. Now, four airlines control 80 percent of the domestic market.

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:05:28 CDT

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Miami’s Calle Ocho still has plenty of Cuban sights, sounds and flavors http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article25505245.html#storylink=rss Calle Ocho, a mile-and-a-half west of downtown Miami, was settled by Cuban immigrants after Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution and has plenty to offer tourists looking for hints of Havana without traveling to Cuba.

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 05:35:00 CDT

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Southeast Ohio features natural beauty, real moonshine and a pencil sharpener museum http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article24895840.html#storylink=rss Hocking Hills, Ohio, about a 40-minute drive southeast of Columbus, has plenty to keep tourists busy. From fine local food to an authentic moonshine distillery, you’ll be surprised by what you’ll find.

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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New carry-on bag guidelines are put on hold http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article24731314.html#storylink=rss After “significant concerns were expressed in North America,” the International Air Transport Association is reassessing its much-criticized guidelines for handheld luggage after suggesting last week that the bags become smaller.

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Airlines: Keep calm and carry on a smaller bag http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article23586772.html#storylink=rss Global airlines are announcing new guidelines that will shrink the size of bags allowed on planes, in a bid free up space in overhead bins.

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 13:14:27 CDT

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KCI passenger traffic climbed 7.2 percent in April http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article23205582.html#storylink=rss April marked the 12th consecutive month of passenger growth at Kansas City International Airport, according to the Kansas City Aviation Department. The department said 853,986 passengers arrived and departed in April from KCI. Passenger boardings in April also rose 6.5 percent from a year earlier to 426,326.

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Nudists are increasing the bottom line for ‘nakationing’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article22520472.html#storylink=rss If the term “nudist resorts” makes you think of aging baby boomers and hippies, swinging singles or Sports Illustrated swimsuit models, think again. Nakationers are all ages, all sizes and shapes, and from all walks of life.

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Fri, 29 May 2015 04:00:00 CDT

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Airlines limit fare information on websites to restrict comparison shopping http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article22555845.html#storylink=rss A study shows Delta has removed its fares from about two dozen travel and metasearch sites since late 2010, including TripAdvisor.com and CheapAir.com. The study said American Airlines and United Airlines have also reduced distribution of their fares on travel websites in recent years.

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Sat, 30 May 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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‘Vacation brain’ can be dangerous for travelers in national parks http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article22153692.html#storylink=rss Extreme behaviors by people like Dean Potter that end in death may generate headlines, but routine behaviors inside the parks’ extreme environs cause the most trouble.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 17:53:31 CDT

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What’s new at theme parks this summer: Coasters, pop culture rides and Orlando Eye http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article21590100.html#storylink=rss From a Fast & Furious ride in California to an interactive dark ride in St. Louis, there is no shortage of thrills to be had at theme parks this year.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 06:06:00 CDT

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Hawaii’s Waimanalo Bay Beach Park tops Dr. Beach’s list http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article21589740.html#storylink=rss On Thursday, Waimanalo Bay Beach Park near Waikiki was named the top beach on an annual top 10 list of U.S. beaches compiled by a coastal science professor known as Dr. Beach. Professor Stephen Leatherman of Florida International University compiles the list of best public in the United States using 50 criteria, including best sand and water quality, environmental management and amenities.

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A Precious Moments Chapel and Barry Williams (aka Greg Brady) await visitors to Carthage and Branson http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article20685036.html#storylink=rss On the way to that Ozarks resort this summer, you could put it on cruise control and never look left or right, but then you’d miss the oddly fun stuff well worth a pause in southwest Missouri: a museum with hundreds of toasters and ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ truck, for instance.

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How to heat up your style for August http://www.kansascity.com/living/article29522845.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By SARA BAUKNECHT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/article29522845.html Memphis enlivens old dead spots for a mega-makeover http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28796137.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By JOSH NOEL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28796137.html Mile of Music in Appleton, Wis., goes a long way for great music http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28796302.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By KEVIN REVOLINSKI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28796302.html Pixie dust and other magic at the Kingdom http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28796119.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By CATHARINE HAMM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28796119.html On 60th anniversary, 60 things you might not know about Disneyland http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28747735.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By BRADY MACDONALD AND CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28747735.html Lake County, Fla., travel: Rural charm, relaxed vibe http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28796134.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By CHRISTAL HAYES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28796134.html 10 super stops on the Blue Ridge Parkway most motorists overlook http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28795816.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By JOHN BORDSEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28795816.html Vancouver: 5 places off the beaten track http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28795819.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By KRISTIN JACKSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28795819.html The route to Walt's childhood http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28795780.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28795780.html The little theme park that could http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28795783.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By BRADY MACDONALD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28795783.html US studios facing EU antitrust probe http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28478719.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By DANIEL MILLER, MEG JAMES AND RYAN FAUGHNDER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article28478719.html St. Augustine is feeling a lot younger than 450 http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article27899767.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By JOSH NOEL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article27899767.html Calfkiller Brewing creates craft beer in rural Sparta, Tenn. http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article27899824.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By HOLLY STEEL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article27899824.html Portland: Top places off the beaten track http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article27899803.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By BRIAN J. CANTWELL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/travel/article27899803.html