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Tourists revel in goo at Spain tomato-squishing fiesta

Half‑naked revellers pelted each other with tomatoes and bathed in red goo on Wednesday in Spain's Tomatina, a fiesta that draws thousands each...

Feds propose ban on rope-swinging from Utah arches

Federal officials have proposed a two‑year ban on rope‑swinging from iconic Utah arches and other high‑flying activities at two popular...

Foreign pilgrims flock to Spain's Santiago trail

Despite her sore feet, Federica Simonetto smiles for a photo by the last signpost on the Way of Saint James -- one of a new wave of young pilgrims bringing...

US archive of pre-Holocaust photos to go public

A vast U. S. archive of photographs of pre‑Holocaust Eastern European Jewish life is being made available to the public and researchers.

Spain's tomato-squishing fiesta stained by row

Thousands of half‑naked revellers will pelt each other with squishy tomatoes on Wednesday in Spain's Tomatina, a world‑renowned fiesta...

US eager to cater to Chinese tourists

COSTA MESA, California (AP) — Nearly two dozen Chinese tourists descended from a white shuttle bus for an afternoon of shopping at one of Southern...

Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a...

Russian tourist arrested for scaling Brooklyn Bridge

A Russian tourist has been arrested and charged after scaling New York's iconic Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures with his cell phone, authorities said...

Seoul: Trains, fast cell service, palaces and food

South Korea's hyper‑efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations. But this...