Kentucky Horse Country draws tourists to famed horse farms

While bluegrass country farms have always welcomed a few visitors, most of the public felt shut out. That changed last year when some of the largest farms, with advice from the Disney Institute, created Horse Country, a nonprofit central office for promotion and ticket sales.…

A new, very spirited, booze scene arises in Mexico City

It's 10 p.m. on the dot when I meet the woman they call La Chaparrita ("Shorty") and some friends at a hole-in-the-wall Oaxacan joint on a quiet corner in Mexico City's Colonia Juarez. The place is a ghost town at this hour, the only sound coming from a refrigerator full of beer humming dully in the corner. Suddenly, the fridge door

Eight ways to maximize your odds of speeding through TSA security - for a price

Though the Transportation Security Administration complained about Congress cutting its budget as air travel surges, Memorial Day travel proved far less of a headache than anticipated. But don't count on good luck all summer. The TSA's efforts to mitigate crowds last weekend involved overtime staff and increased canine support, which likely

The Galapagos islands are more tourist-friendly than you might think

In most minds, a trip to Ecuador's micro-animal kingdom doesn't typically involve such terrestrial diversions as drinking discounted brews around a fire or tiptoeing on a tightrope. But a "Beach Blanket Bingo" streak runs through the islands, shattering the notion that the Galapagos is all animals and no party.

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Japan's Godzilla slide in Yokosuka

YOKOSUKA, Japan - The "Godzilla" series started in 1954. In the middle of the first film, a warning is broadcast as the…

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