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Nigeria turns to beauty spots to revive tourism

Birdwatchers often go to extreme lengths to spot a rare species, even travelling to the westernmost of Alaska's Aleutian islands. By contrast, the...

Go For the Food: Buffalo, New York's chicken wings

BUFFALO, N. Y. (AP) — Credit for the classic Buffalo wing goes to Teressa Bellissimo, who developed the dish in the kitchen of the Anchor Bar in...

Germany's 'Sir Vival' pushes limits of extreme travel

He has crossed deserts, jungles and oceans alone, wrestled pythons and survived 25 armed robberies -- in his native Germany, veteran adventurer Ruediger...

'Legroom war' rages as planes grow more cramped

To recline or not to recline? Airplane "legroom wars" are prompting growing rage in the United States, with two recent seat battles sparking a...

A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea

For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum‑il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.

Group trips across Grand Canyon will need permit

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit — a...

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...

Australia and US to share information on travellers

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian and U. S. governments signed an information‑sharing agreement Wednesday to bolster each...

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...