Bogdan Khmelnitsky statue and St. Michael's cathedral, Kiev (Photo: Natalia Bratslavsky)

Decidedly European with just a splash of Cold War chic thrown in, Ukraine's capital tends to get overlooked by tourists. That's good news for anyone looking for one of Europe's best bargains....read more»

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All 165 people on the China Airlines 737 that exploded on Monday survived. But at least four previous incidents have been on U.S. airlines' 737's....read more»

Ocean Beach (Photo: San Diego CVB/Brett Shoaf)

Prepare yourself for some shocking news from the air industry. Airfares are down about three percent for autumn flights, and about 1.2 percent for Labor Day weekend getaways....read more»

Views of the Kalalau Valley on Kauai, Hawaii (Photo: Ron Dahlquist, Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau)

If you've had your heart set on a road trip around Hawaii, this is your lucky month. That's because after much anticipation, the Hawaii Superferry is set to begin service on August 28. The service will link Oahu with Maui and Kauai....read more»

Jazz saxophone player in Kansas City (Photo: Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association)

Music is a fantastic reason to travel, especially when the entire trip is based on a festival devoted to live performances. Planning that vacation just got easier with MelodyTrip.com....read more»

Fontana del Nettuno, Piazza Navona, Rome (Photo: Terry Why/Index Open)

Even if you're not a night owl, cities around Europe offer a compelling reason to stay up 'till dawn. You can find upcoming White Night festivals in Riga, Rome, Madrid, and Paris....read more»

Tobago sunset (Photo: Josh Roberts)

Eco-travelers take note. One of the Caribbean's last unspoiled gems, the twin islands of Trinidad & Tobago, will soon be easier to reach thanks to new nonstop service from Delta....read more»

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Endless delays, with passengers stuck on the plane, have been the story of the year. When Continental passengers tried to protest their five-hour delay, the pilot called the police....read more»

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If you have to take the bus, it had better be cheap, right? Newcomer Megabus.com takes that attitude seriously. So seriously that it offers a limited number of $1 bus fares on each of its routes....read more»

Luggage on the belt (Photo: Index Open)

Air carriers and airports on the Continent may be every bit as dysfunctional as our own, at least when it comes to handling your bags....read more»

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