CLEARING CUSTOMS at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport proved easy. Exchanging dollars for rubles, the official currency, was not..
As a frequent traveler, I’ve always longed to arrive at a place, set down my bag, let out a sigh and think “This is it, the place I will stay for a good long time, maybe even forever.”
As eastern European nations rapidly become more integrated with their neighbors to the west, it gets harder to find the bargains that once abounded.
The dense urban area between the Rhine and Neckar rivers is built on a simple grid system sometimes referred to as the Mannheim Quadrate. So finding your way around becomes an almost elementary task.
Seeing how "penitence" got into the word "penitentiary" is just one revelation that awaits a visitor to Eastern State Penitentiary, surely one of the country's more unusual museums.
Five years ago, the TSA put its dogs on a new beat: passenger screening. More than 140 of the canines preside over security checkpoints at over 35 airports, working only for treats.
We’d entered this untamed forest by a path created not by the park service but worn into the ground by the footsteps of those who went in before us — some of whom never came out.
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