In this Aug. 1, 2015, photo, Hazwan Aizat bin Noordin of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, center, takes a stroll with his wife and four-year-old daughter at the Kyu Yasuda Garden in Tokyo. Originally part of a samurai residence in the 1600's, the garden, which is now free of admission, was donated by the Yasuda family, to the city of Tokyo in 1922. More than 80 foreigners wearing summer kimonos participated in a six-hour walking tour of the Sumida district, Tokyo's old neighborhood. (AP Photo/Ken Aragaki)

The six-hour “Yukata de Guide Tour,” now in its 10th year, took them to Japan’s national sumo arena, a traditional tea ceremony at the Kyu Yasuda Garden and a cruise on the Sumida River. At the end, the group enjoyed dancing with locals at a “bon odori,” a traditional summer street-dance festival.

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Russian tall ship the Kruzenshtern, center right, arrives in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, to participate in SAIL Amsterdam 2015, a five-yearly festival celebrating the Dutch capital’s maritime history that is expected to draw some 2 million visitors. The 9th edition of  the nautical event lasts until Sunday, Aug. 23 on and around the IJ river. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)

Sail 2015 started Wednesday with the clipper Stad Amsterdam surrounded by throngs of small pleasure boats leading a convoy of vessels along the North Sea Canal into the heart of the harbor area close to Amsterdam’s central railroad station.

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FILE - In this Friday, March 20, 2015 file photo, Dan Leger, who works under the name Savannah Dan, talks with visitors while leading a guided tour of downtown Savannah, Ga. The local government in Savannah requires tour guides to earn a license by passing a 100-question test on Savannah's history, key locations and architecture. A federal lawsuit challenging the licensing law says it violates guides' free-speech rights. (AP Photo/Russ Bynum, File)

“They say all the time ‘we want our tour guides to…,’ but we’re not your tour guides. We’re privately owned businesses,” said Fleenor, who started Savannah Belle Walking Tours six years ago. “If I’m going to hire an employee, it should be up to me. I should be the one asking questions.”

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This image provided by Disney parks shows the Star Wars-themed lands will be coming to Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla., creating Disney’s largest single-themed land expansions ever at 14-acres each, transporting guests to a never-before-seen planet, a remote trading port and one of the last stops before wild space where Star Wars characters and their stories come to life.  These authentic lands will have two signature attractions, including the ability to take the controls of one of the most recognizable ships in the galaxy, the Millennium Falcon, on a customized secret mission, and an epic Star Wars adventure that puts guests in the middle of a climactic battle. (Disney Parks via AP)

ANAHEIM, Calif. | Disney theme parks have their sights on a galaxy far, far away. “Star Wars” is getting its own themed lands at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, and Disneyland in Anaheim, California, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced at the D23 Fan Expo on Saturday. “We are creating a jaw-dropping new world,” Iger said. […]

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Secretary of State John Kerry and Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez participate in a joint news conference at the Hotel Nacional in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. Kerry traveled to the Cuban capital to raise the U.S. flag and formally reopen the long-closed U.S. Embassy. Cuba and U.S. officially restored diplomatic relations July 20, as part of efforts to normalize ties between the former Cold War foes. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais,Pool)

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez says Cuba’s claims for damages caused by the long U.S. economic embargo must be considered at the same time as U.S. claims for property expropriated by the communist government. Each side estimates its claims run well into the billions of dollars.

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FILE - In this file photo taken June 13, 2010, a Spirit Airlines airplane sits on the tarmac at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Spirit, a low-fare, high-fees carrier with a clientele of mostly leisure travelers, had by far the worst on-time performance in June 2015 among 14 airlines tracked in a government report released Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. Only 49.9 percent of its flights arrived within 15 minutes of schedule, which is the government's definition of being on time. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

“There isn’t a golden rule anymore,” says Patrick Scurry, chief data scientist for Hopper, a travel-information firm that archives ticket prices. “There are these ‘average’ rules, but they’re not that useful necessarily for a specific trip.”

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