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Slovakia Blood Countess

On the trail of Slovakia's 'Blood Countess'

With a ruined centuries-old castle looming up on the hill above, the Slovakian village of Cachtice could easily take a starring role in a Gothic horror film.

Airplane seats, airline, flight

Airline profits up in first half of 2014

The top U.S. airlines earned a net profit of $3.8 billion during the first half of this year -- up from $1.6 billion during the same period last year,…

Bardarbunga volcano

Will another Iceland volcano eruption hit air travel?

In 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into the skies that disrupted travel for millions of passengers and cost…

Hotel Zamora

9 great new US beach hotels

Few travel pleasures match checking into a room few others have stayed in. From Rhode Island to Santa Barbara, South Beach to Kauai, new hotels just steps…

TSA, airport security

No charges for accused airport security scammer

A passenger accused of posing as an airport security agent and taking women into a private screening room will not be prosecuted.

Bicycle wheel

World's best cycling cities

If you're taking a strict view on the world's most bike-friendly cities, the eventual list would mainly take in a smallish patch of northwest Europe.

Ebola

Ebola fears lead to bans in Kenya

Kenya Airways will suspend flight operations to Liberia and Sierra Leone, the latest airline to curb flights because of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West…

Cockpit

Pilot's false arm falls off as he lands plane

It's probably one of the more unusual incidents air traffic investigators have looked into, but the good news is that when a pilot's prosthetic arm fell off…

ship going through Panama Canal

11 reasons to visit Panama

Aug. 15, 2014, marks the 100th anniversary of the first use of the Panama Canal: one of the greatest feats of engineering the world has ever seen.

Tee-pee capital of the world

Inside the 'tee-pee capital of the world'

A mini metropolis of tee-pees sprawls across the parched plains, and in the early hours of the morning the first to rise are the children.

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