(Mike Groll, The Associated Press)
travelTips for scoring deals on your summer stays
04/13/2014 12:10 PM MDT
Summer vacationers looking for deals on hotel rooms are going to have to search a little harder.
Broadmoor wins kudos on basis of Anschutz's $112 million investments
04/11/2014 09:08 AM MDT - A billionaire owner with an open checkbook has The Broadmoor enjoying an enviable status among its peers in the luxury hotel industry.
5 for free in Tel Aviv: Enjoy seaside urban vibe
04/11/2014 03:31 AM MDT - As a city regularly ranked the most expensive in the Middle East, Tel Aviv — with its plethora of hopping clubs, swanky bars and mouthwatering restaurants — is likely to make a major dent in your wallet.
Travel Troubleshooter: Traveling with pets costlier than you think
04/11/2014 03:28 AM MDT - A carry-on bag is included in Lana Joseph's ticket price whenever she flies from Cleveland to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on United Airlines. But if that carry-on includes Molly, her 6-pound Yorkshire terrier, Joseph has to cough up an additional $250 round-trip.
Nederland's Carousel of Happiness: Still happy, still only a buck
04/11/2014 03:39 AM MDT - "I'm going to ride the zebra!" yells one daughter from the back seat as we buckle in for our 30-minute drive to the Carousel of Happiness, just up the canyon in Nederland. "I want the mermaid!" cries a smaller voice. "No, the gorilla!"
Manaus, Brazil: Gateway to tours of the Amazon
04/04/2014 03:11 AM MDT - The Amazon guide raised his hand in the steaming forest and looked at me at the end of a line of six hikers. "Do you want a machete, Jeremy?" asked Shane Zammette. "Jaguars always attack from the rear."
Traveling with pets may cost more than you think
04/08/2014 10:53 AM MDT - Depending on your perspective, the travel industry has either accommodated those feelings by offering pet-friendly rooms, restaurants and flights, or it has preyed on them by adding fees and surcharges that do little more than line its pockets.
5 for free in Pittsburgh: River walk, free subway, the Strip
04/04/2014 03:05 AM MDT - Pittsburgh may have been built around the steel and coal industries, but the once-sooty city now features a beautiful downtown river walk, multicultural neighborhoods and restaurants, and even free subway rides.
Colorado hotels working out guests' fitness needs
04/04/2014 03:01 AM MDT - In the past few months, with overall wellness a renewed priority in my life, I'm making more of an effort to spend even 30 minutes a day at the fitness center, on a yoga mat, or in the pool at hotels during my travels.
Beach time on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast: Surfing, riding, fishing
03/28/2014 03:49 AM MDT - A vacation to escape the cold led us to Costa Rica's Pacific Coast, where we went surfing, horseback riding, deep-sea fishing and even visited a dry tropical forest. Our extended family of seven, ranging in age from 17 to 55, ranked it one of the best vacations ever.
This church floor was transformed into a huge psychadelic light show
This rather ordinary church in Casablanca, Morocco was transformed into an explosion of color and pattern during the "Magic Carpet" show by French artist Claude Mossessian. Full Story
'Bears': Survival is the bare necessity (review)
Wildlife documentary pros Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey follow their well-established format of anthropomorphizing animals with human names, motivations and emotions, while still providing educational information and visuals so stunning, you'll wonder how they were shot. Full Story