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  • Travel checklist

    Here's a reader favorite that returns after several years away. The Travel staff has added to and updated (the list used to tell fliers "pack bottled water in your carry-on," but you can't do that anymore) as our own experience has increased. Clip this...
  • More for Your Money: Getting out of a country in crisis

    When a crisis strikes a country you're visiting, it pays to have friends. By the time the U.S. government began evacuating its citizens from troubled Egypt last month, some tour operators, travel agents and private security firms had already moved their...
  • A new age for New Age music

    A new age for New Age music
    In late 2009, noise-pop group Animal Collective followed up its critics-poll-topping album "Merriweather Post Pavilion" with a stopgap EP, "Fall Be Kind." It generated buzz for featuring the first-ever licensed Grateful Dead sample, but what was more...
  • Asia travel: Five trends to watch

    Asia travel: Five trends to watch
    Geopolitics. Rhinoplasty. Who knew those would be among the hottest topics in Asia for 2011? It was news to me, and I've been going back and forth to Asia for a quarter-century, with trips to Japan and China last year alone. To see what the Asia...
  • Japan earthquake travel update: Airlines divert flights, waive change fees

    Japan earthquake travel update: Airlines divert flights, waive change fees
    Airlines, responding to the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, were diverting flights from affected airports Friday and waiving change fees for travelers headed to or through the Asian nation. As of early Friday Pacific time, all airport...
  • U.S. State Department issues travel alert for Japan earthquake

    U.S. State Department issues travel alert for Japan earthquake
    The U.S. State Department on Friday posted a travel alert and an information page about the catastrophic earthquake in Japan on its website for travelers, including details on contacting the department. In the travel alert, the department said it...
  • A big question mark hovers over the cruise industry

    A big question mark hovers over the cruise industry
    The first quarter of 2012 was supposed to be a sweet spot for passenger cruise lines. Wave season, as it's known, marks a time when cruise companies and travel agents roll out deep discounts on cruise vacations and rack up lots of sales. But that changed...