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Fend off digital zombies and rogue robots in Las Vegas' first free-roaming VR

Virtual Reality Powered by Zero Latency will give up to eight players the opportunity to roam through a 2,000-square-foot playing field at the MGM Grand’s Level Up gaming lounge.

Missing Big Ben? Five things to do while waiting out the bell's four years of

Ask not for whom the bell tolls; it's not tolling for anyone. The bongs are gone for a while, but you can still follow the famed timepiece on Twitter (sort of) or listen to its

Want to see a tiger in the wild? Take this safari to India's national parks and

Travel blogger Mariellen Ward of Breathe Dream Go will take a small group of visitors to see a rapidly declining species.

New zombie hangout in Vegas. Can you outrun them in Fear the Walking Dead

The attraction is based on the horror TV show on AMC. It's described as “part thrill ride, part escape room, part maze, part haunted house and part interactive video game."

Vegas visitors can now use their electronic wallet to pay hotel bills or buy

Caesars and MGM resorts, which operate many hotels on the Strip, have gone all in on digital payments. That means you may be able to leave your credit cards home on your next trip.

Where to find real Hawaiian food in Vegas. It's so good, some call this the

If you have a yearning for authentic oxtail soup or even Spam musubi, no need to head to Hawaii. A visit to downtown Las Vegas will deliver these authentic dishes and more.

British chef and fitness guru Robert Irvine opens a namesake pub on the Vegas

The TV personality is the latest celebrity chef to place his mark in Las Vegas. The cuisine is described as American pub fare, and it's a not cheap.

Trump’s major travel ban victory

The US Supreme Court has handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries to go into full effect

Senator wants tougher rules for double-decker tour buses

A lawmaker is raising concerns about double-decker sightseeing buses in New York City, saying Monday that tougher regulations are needed to protect tourists, pedestrians and

Instagram’s most popular cities, locations and hashtags of 2017

The Big Apple once again earned the top slot as the most Instagrammed city of the year.

Review: Marisol off to impressive start in artful MCA space

Marisol, Jason Hammel's three-month-old restaurant inside Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art, is off to a most impressive start.

Las Vegas Strip makes Instagram list with New York, Disneyland

Instagram, the popular photo-sharing platform, has become a fan favorite among travelers, who often post wanderlust-inducing photos from their worldly adventures to remind loved

Ho, ho, ho, Yosemite: A magical winter destination

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Yosemite National Park might not seem like an ideal winter destination, particularly if you're from a part of the country where you'd like to

Menil's 'Luminous' Gala raises $2.5 million

The Menil Foundation's "Luminous" gala glowed in all the right ways.

TSA credits dogs and airlines for fewer screening delays over Thanksgiving

If you flew on a commercial flight during the Thanksgiving holiday and didn’t endure long dela...

How to get through the Tijuana border crossing faster. (Hint: A passport book

Which lane is the correct one returning from Mexico? If you don't have the right documentation, you'll need to be with the general public. Take something to keep yourself amused.

California wine country's new Archer Napa hotel takes 20% off rooms for a

The hotel in Napa, Calif., features a Charlie Palmer Steak restaurant and 183 rooms. The deal is good for stays through Feb. 18.

Parents and teens in South Beach on a budget: It can be done

South Beach has a reputation as a boozy playground for partying rich kids, celebrities and wannabes. So is it possible for parents to enjoy a vacation here on a budget with

Columbus, Ind. a modern architecture mecca worthy of the silver screen

From late August through late November, a new wave of thinkers and makers exhibited projects aimed at sparking conversations about design.

Vienna tour takes a deep dive into the city's music, art, culture and food

Activities vary day to day and can include Mass at Augustinian Church with musicians from the Vienna Philharmonic and State Opera, a lecture on the art of Gustav Klimt and Egon

Work trip terror: ‘Whatever you do, don’t go outside’

WHEN Queensland carpenter Trent Jenkins agreed to go to Port Moresby for work, he knew he’d be helping to build a university.

‘Salt Bae’ caught posing as Fidel Castro — and he just opened a Miami restaurant

Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe, known as the ‘Salt Bae’ meme, posted an Instagram photo of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro in 2016. Gokce has just opened up a restaurant Nusr-et Steakhouse

Cameras reveal what passengers don’t see on a flight

RECKON you’ve got what it takes to be a flight attendant?

$7 Aussie item Meghan Markle always packs

ACTOR, activist and (likely) duchess-to-be, the world cannot get enough of Meghan Markle’s style must-haves, a craze that’s not slowing down anytime soon ahead of her May 2018

Field Museum's 'Fighting African Elephants' are battling the elements

Taxidermist George Dante compared working with the Field Museum’s “Fighting African Elephants” to being asked to restore the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

Is $125 an hour a bargain for shopping in Paris?

The shopping tour costs a pretty penny. How is that a bargain?

Fiji always feels like an old friend but...there's a new friend here too

Whether it’s at a luxury seaside villa with its own infinity pool or a simple, off-the-grid thatch-roofed bure in the jungle, Fiji  has a laid-back, unpretentious hospitality that

Films & programs: Avalanche awareness, exploring the Coxcomb Mountains in Joshua

A weekly round-up of travel-related films and programs.

Our first trip to Mexico was so amazing it opened the way for many happy returns

Long before cellphones and social media, before the word "millennials" signified an entire generation whose quest for authentic travel experiences changed how we journey, my

What's up for Dec. 8-10: The holiday spirit shines through

The holiday spirit is really shining next weekend with lighted boat parades, old-fashioned Californian and Latin-American holiday festivities, and a way to find a wonderful furry

Inside America’s spookiest city

IT’S no ordinary place that upholds the dead as much as it does the living. But then nothing is ordinary about New Orleans.

Eerie ancient city frozen in time

HIDDEN in the depths of Qiandao Lake in China lies an eerily beautiful sunken city. Its ornate temples and intricately carved monuments perfectly preserved, a peculiar time capsule

Tennessee: 3 places to enjoy some romance

Tennessee: Places to enjoy romance include Blackberry Farm, Peter Kern Library in the Oliver Hotel, Beachaven Vineyards and Winery

Guatemala tour encounters mysteries of Mayan civilization

Sitting atop the largest pyramid in the world in northern Guatemala’s ancient Mayan city El Mirador, I tried to imagine how the city below looked nearly 2,500 years ago.

Sorelle Amore got paid to show off 12 glamorous destinations

IMAGINE getting paid $40,000 to spend three months globetrotting to some of the world’s most beautiful and exotic locations, staying in the very best luxury accommodation with all

Want to stay here? It will cost you $1 million

THIS could be the most expensive holiday package in the world.

Personal Journey: A trip to Glacier National Park

Personal Journey for Sunday, December 3, 2017

Gadget Guru: AirPocket Backseat Airplane Pocket Organizer

Gadget Guru for Sunday, December 3, 2018.

Socks on a plane? An etiquette expert says keep your shoes on

Airplane Etiquette column for Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017.