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TRAVELOG: Travel industry loves made-up words

Hotels advertise "bleisure" packages. The Thai Tourism Authority is promoting "honeyteering." And a Mississippi TV anchor told advocates of gay equality to "go on gaycation."Whatever ... Full story

TRAVELOG: In remote Scotland, take a walk on the mild side

I don't have much to tell you about Scotland, really. It's true, they have whisky, and kilts, and some people speak with an accent so ... Full story

Puerto Rico Freediving grows in popularity despite risks

Roberto Reyes grabbed the bright orange buoy and steadied his breath as sharp columns of hazy sunlight pierced the green seawater beneath him, fading before ... Full story

Travelog - Visiting Egypt in crisis: The pyramids are quiet

The lone tourist bus curved through the desert past the limestone-topped Pyramid of Khafre, leaving the camel handlers and postcard sellers trudging through its dust. ... Full story

Travelog - Q&A: Lonely Planet founder’s new book ‘Dark Lands’

Tony Wheeler wrote his first travel book with his wife Maureen in 1973 after driving across Europe and Asia. It sold 1,500 copies in a ... Full story

Travelog: Explore the Quartier Chinois, Chinatown in Paris

Ask a Parisian about the city’s Chinatown and you’re likely to get an answer that’s uncharacteristically reticent. “It’s not exactly where I’d bring someone,” natives ... Full story

Travel Turbulan

* Movies: Malick’s latest is flawed but heavenly * Books: ‘All That Is’ is masterpiece for writers * Music: Molly Ringwald brings genuineness on jazz debut * Wine: ... Full story

Tips on ensuring personal safety when you travel

In the era of the Internet and instant posting, people tend to travel more to countries where they don’t speak the language, have a superficial ... Full story

NEWS OF THE WORLD: Ads out of the closet, into mainstream with gay themes

Welcome to the latest in gay imagery in mainstream advertising, where LGBT people have been waiting for a larger helping of fairness, or at least something other than punchlines and cliches. Leanne Italie, in New York, is watching the change ... Full story

5 FREE THINGS TO DO AND SEE Lisbon charms attracting more visitors

For anyone considering a trip to a European city, Lisbon perhaps isn’t a destination that springs immediately to mind. The Portuguese capital’s singular charms, however, ... Full story

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