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Storm Hits Thanksgiving Travelers

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

More than 550 flights have been canceled nationwide so far today — the bulk of them in the Northeast.

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Studio 360

Trading Travel for Photography

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Shantanu Starick once dreamed of quitting his day job to pursue photography full-time — now he's traveled the world shooting photos, without spending a dollar.
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Transportation Nation

New Airport Ebola Screening: How It Works

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The U.S. is now limiting entry to the U.S. for people from Ebola-affected nations and they'll soon have to self-monitor for symptoms.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

The World Is Your Oyster, or Ramen, Or Empanada

Monday, October 13, 2014

Mark Kurlansky and his daughter Talia share their tradition of cooking international recipes from around the world.

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Transportation Nation

Despite Investments, Dulles Airport Sees Drop In Passengers

Friday, October 10, 2014

More travelers are opting for Reagan National Airport over Dulles Airport, and local officials say that Congress is partly to blame.
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The Takeaway

The Iron Road: Riding & Writing Across America

Friday, September 26, 2014

Trains are a magical place for creative thought. And now 24 writers have been selected to be part of Amtrak's Residency program, winning them a roundtrip ticket anywhere in the country.

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The Takeaway

Obama Fights Back Against Foreign Fighters

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Today, President Obama will preside over a special session of the U.N. Security Council, and he'll be advocating for an international no-fly list.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Orbitz Isn't Cheaper, and Other Things We Learned About Plane Tickets

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Airlines are trying to wrestle power back from travel sites like Orbitz, which still don't always have cheaper tickets. Here are 5 things you should know before flying this weekend.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

On the Road, Again: A Family Meeting on Travel

Friday, August 22, 2014

A family meeting on travel, vacations, trips and pilgrimages.

PRI's The World

On this Scottish island, you have no choice but to unplug

Monday, August 18, 2014

Summer is the busiest time of year for the islands off the west coast of Scotland. People say each island is unique and, for some, there's nowhere more beautiful. But some residents of the Isle of Coll fear they may soon lose what makes their home so special — its near-total lack of cell phone coverage.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Travel the World in Your Kitchen

Monday, August 18, 2014

Mark Kurlansky and his daughter Talia share their tradition of cooking international recipes from around the world.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

How Highways Changed America

Friday, August 15, 2014

Find out how the U.S. highway system was created and how it changed the country by connecting small towns and cities from coast to coast.

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PRI's The World

Russians flock to their 'little bit of paradise' in Crimea — and back its annexation

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Fighting in eastern Ukraine is putting a serious dent in tourism in Crimea — unless you're Russian. While Ukrainians and Europeans are staying away from the newly-annexed peninsula, Russians are making their usual beach trips there, and say the region is rightfully theirs.

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PRI's The World

Want to tour a toxic beach? 'Anti-tourism' explores the darker, dirtier corners of the world

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The latest trend in tourism doesn't look like tourism at all. With the help of some adventurous tour guides, young urbanites are seeking out the world's most unusual, gross and often dangerous locales.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

A Tour of 1970s Central Park

Monday, August 11, 2014

WNYC
A Casual Summertime Journey Through a Sprawling Municipal Treasure
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PRI's The World

Be careful the next time you leave the country with your bagpipes

Friday, August 08, 2014

18-year-old Campbell Webster had his bagpipes seized while crossing the US-Canada border, just days before he was due to fly to Scotland for the World Pipe Band Championships. That's because the pipes are made out of ivory, and new rules about the ivory trade are tripping up musicians like him.

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PRI's The World

Put away the plastic sheets and duct tape — there's no Ebola outbreak coming to the US

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The death of Liberian American traveler Patrick Sawyer stoked fears that the Ebola virus could cross the Atlantic. But despite the wide spread of the disease in West Africa, it has almost no chance of breaking out the United States thanks to the deep medical infrastructure here.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, July 04, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.

Travel as Pilgrimage (First) | Race, Slurs, and the World Cup (Starts at 27:45) | Nat Hentoff's Jazz and Politics (Starts at 1:07:45)

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Best Travel Photo That's Sitting on Your Cell Phone

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Travel slideshows don't have to be boring. As the Brian Lehrer Show gets ready for Wednesday's special on all things travel, we're collecting the best travel photos sitting on your cell phone. Find out how to submit, and see some of our favorites so far.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

It's Not a Trip Unless...

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Unless you get lost. Unless you hear a different language. Unless you drive on a dirt road. Unless... what?

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