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Learning how to survive a plane crash

Learning how to survive a plane crash

“In this day and age, everybody is so comfortable with flying, they get on planes and don’t consider safety,” says Andy Clubb, a safety instructor at British Airways’ flight training center.

Go For the Food: Santa Fe twist on roadside diner

Go For the Food: Santa Fe twist on roadside diner

Tucked along the Interstate 25 service road at the edge of the capital, Harry’s offers a little bit for everyone, both in its menu selections and seating options.

Cycling France's Loire Valley

Cycling France’s Loire Valley

We’d been trying to cycle the 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Chenonceaux to Chaumont, but kept getting lost. We even asked directions from a passing motorist who was certain she knew which way the bike route went, then sent us to the wrong town.

Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maids

Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maids

“There’s a huge education of the traveler that needs to occur,” she said.

Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

“William F. Mangels: Amusing the Masses on Coney Island and Beyond” runs through Oct. 26 at the cemetery’s chapel.

Rampant Ebola fear takes toll on Africa tourism

Rampant Ebola fear takes toll on Africa tourism

“I think people are less inclined to mix with others … People are now more cautious about mingling,” he said.

Hawaii town merchant: Lava is slow-motion disaster

Hawaii town merchant: Lava is slow-motion disaster

“There is the threat of his very historic, very quaint, eclectic village becoming a ghost town because of the isolation,” Hunt said after a meeting between merchants and county civil defense authorities.

Fall tourism rising: Fewer crowds, nice weather

Fall tourism rising: Fewer crowds, nice weather

Hilarye Fuller, a Knoxville, Tennessee, mom who writes a travel blog at DottingtheMap.com, figured a summer trip to Disney World in Florida would be “miserably hot and supercrowded,” so she’s going in October.

High-tech survey exposes hidden Stonehenge

High-tech survey exposes hidden Stonehenge

“New monuments have been revealed, as well as new types of monument that have previously never been seen by archaeologists,” said Professor Vincent Gaffney, the project leader.

Go For the Food: Bourbon in Louisville

Go For the Food: Bourbon in Louisville

“It’s a perfect complement to our Kentucky Bourbon Trail tour, since you get to savor the authentic distillery experience by day and then enjoy the cosmopolitan allure of the Urban Bourbon Trail at dusk,” said Eric Gregory, president of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association.