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The 10 most popular destinations for capturing Instagram-worthy photos

On Instagram alone, hashtag #travelphotography surfaces more than 67 million posts, while #travel yields more than 378 million posts. Paris… Read more



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Family travel five: Northern exposure shines light on Canadian vacation

Canada, America's neighbor to the North, offers families a wide range of vacation opportunities. Here are five regions to consider: 1. Alberta: Home to super star national parks Banff and Jasper and more than 600 lakes, this massive western province is an outdoor adventurer's dream destination. As its flag advertises, visitors can expect snowy mountains, golden plains, evergreen forests and ... Read more

Be Kind, Please Rewind: Oregon Blockbuster is last on Earth

BEND, Ore. (AP) — There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. Read more

AP PHOTOS: World's last Blockbuster a tribute to Gen X past

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A Blockbuster Video in Oregon is the last one on the planet after the only other Blockbuster video rental shop, in Australia, announced it is closing on March 31. Read more

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Newborns, elderly among St. Patrick's Day crowds in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Born just 3 months ago, Caroline Homans looked as if she might sleep through her first St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday, cradled in her grandfather's arms as he held a beer in his free hand. A couple of blocks away, 83-year-old Hugh Helmly sat in a chair by the sidewalk with a large magnifying glass to help him view the Savannah's Irish-themed procession. Read more

Travel dilemmas: Missed flight, costly lesson

We have no control over some of the misfortunes of air travel. The flight is late or, worse, canceled, because of weather, mechanical or crew problems, sending a ripple through your travel plans. That is annoying, but there's a category of travel problems that's even worse because you didn't know you'd agreed to certain rules. Welcome to the self-inflicted travel wound. An L.A. area colleague ... Read more

Travel dilemmas: Missed flight, costly lesson

We have no control over some of the misfortunes of air travel. The flight is late or, worse, canceled, because of weather, mechanical or crew problems, sending a ripple through your travel plans. That is annoying, but there's a category of travel problems that's even worse because you didn't know you'd agreed to certain rules. Welcome to the self-inflicted travel wound. An L.A. area colleague ... Read more

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Photos: Romania's Merry Cemetery where people 'laugh at death itself'

The Merry Cemetery in the northwestern village of Sapanta is a collection of more than 1,000 elaborate wooden Orthodox crosses etched with … Read more

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Crowds force California city to close super bloom viewing

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — Overwhelming crowds forced authorities to shut down viewing of a super bloom of poppies on hills around a small Southern California city. Read more

Hawaiian Airlines to add daily San Francisco flight in fall

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines plans to add a daily flight to San Francisco in the fall. Read more

Hawaii eruption survivors say they want to return to homes

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Survivors of the Kilauea eruption have said they want to return to their homes despite incomplete restoration work in the area. Read more

Utah celebrates the Transcontinental Railroad's 150th

You can fly from California to New York in as few as four hours with a strong tailwind and no delays. Before the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad 150 years ago, the journey could take four months. The fastest and safest route was by sea, not land, or by a combination of sea-land-sea by crossing the malaria-infested Panama isthmus. Many died in the attempt. But after the Union ... Read more

Be Kind, Please Rewind: Oregon Blockbuster is last on Earth

BEND, Ore. (AP) — There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. Read more

AP PHOTOS: World's last Blockbuster a tribute to Gen X past

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A Blockbuster Video in Oregon is the last one on the planet after the only other Blockbuster video rental shop, in Australia, announced it is closing on March 31. Read more

5 things to know about Boeing's problems over new airplane

Investigators at a lab in France and a field in Ethiopia are looking for clues into the second deadly accident involving Boeing's newest jetliner, while DNA testing has started to identify the remains of victims. Read more

Newborns, elderly among St. Patrick's Day crowds in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Born just 3 months ago, Caroline Homans looked as if she might sleep through her first St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday, cradled in her grandfather's arms as he held a beer in his free hand. A couple of blocks away, 83-year-old Hugh Helmly sat in a chair by the sidewalk with a large magnifying glass to help him view the Savannah's Irish-themed procession. Read more

Travel dilemmas: Missed flight, costly lesson

We have no control over some of the misfortunes of air travel. The flight is late or, worse, canceled, because of weather, mechanical or crew problems, sending a ripple through your travel plans. That is annoying, but there's a category of travel problems that's even worse because you didn't know you'd agreed to certain rules. Welcome to the self-inflicted travel wound. An L.A. area colleague ... Read more

Travel dilemmas: Missed flight, costly lesson

We have no control over some of the misfortunes of air travel. The flight is late or, worse, canceled, because of weather, mechanical or crew problems, sending a ripple through your travel plans. That is annoying, but there's a category of travel problems that's even worse because you didn't know you'd agreed to certain rules. Welcome to the self-inflicted travel wound. An L.A. area colleague ... Read more

14 of the world's most romantic restaurants

From million-dollar views to 12th-century dining rooms, here are 14 of the world's most romantic restaurants worth a visit for Valentine's … Read more

10 great winter destinations that might be off your radar

If you hate cold weather, a tropical destination can be just the ticket for lifting your spirits. But don’t count out chilly places with lo… Read more

Photos: Grand Canyon celebrates 100 years in 2019

The first European American to reach the Grand Canyon in 1858, marveled at the astounding system of canyons and slender spires rising up fr… Read more

French PM announces ban on yellow vest protests on Paris' Champs-Elysees avenue following Saturday's rioting

PARIS (AP) — French PM announces ban on yellow vest protests on Paris' Champs-Elysees avenue following Saturday's rioting. Read more

French aviation experts see clear links in 2 Boeing crashes

PARIS (AP) — The French civil aviation investigation bureau BEA has concluded there were "clear similarities" between this month's crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX plane and a Lion Air plane crash last October. Read more

French aviation experts see "clear similarities" between Boeing plane crashes by Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air

PARIS (AP) — French aviation experts see "clear similarities" between Boeing plane crashes by Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air. Read more

Wyoming grizzly bear sightings mark end of hibernation

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Officials say grizzly bears are starting to emerge from hibernation in northwest Wyoming. Read more

Crowds force California city to close super bloom viewing

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — Overwhelming crowds forced authorities to shut down viewing of a super bloom of poppies on hills around a small Southern California city. Read more