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Updated Jan 31, 2017 at 3:59 PM

Historians estimate that Stonehenge is at least 4,000 years old.

It can take about as long to reach the site by car. The two-lane route to the ancient stone circles in Wiltshire, England, is frequently jammed with traffic. (Which makes sense. The World Heritage Site, among Britain's top tourist attractions, pulls in more than 1.3 million visitors annually.)

Updated Jan 30, 2017 at 3:01 PM

On New Year's Day, a kerfuffle on an international flight led a San Francisco-bound United Airlines plane departing from Sydney to divert to Auckland, New Zealand. On what would have been a 13-hour...

Updated Jan 27, 2017 at 11:24 AM

Most collectors are motivated by passion. Amy Adler is motivated by civic pride.

Updated Jan 26, 2017 at 2:39 PM

Free parking and cocktails are as classic Vegas as the Rat Pack and all-you-can-vacuum-up buffets. Unfortunately, the casino resorts are dropping one of their acts. Ladies and gentlemen, blow a farewell...

Updated Jan 24, 2017 at 1:23 PM

I'm cradling a pint of hard cider, standing at the bar of the Finborough Arms, a cozy and casual pub in the London neighborhood of Kensington, talking to my new friend Craig Glenday about theater in his...

Updated Jan 23, 2017 at 2:42 PM

It seems like every travel organization in the country is out with its "must visit" list for 2017. What do they say? They're literally all over the map, but one place gets repeated mentions: Cuba.

Updated Jan 20, 2017 at 2:05 PM

On a freezing night in December, a bundled-up young crowd filed onto benches in Mast Chocolate's factory at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. They drank wine and ate candy while a 32-piece orchestra sounded the...

Updated Jan 19, 2017 at 3:48 PM

If everyone you know is thinking about going to Lisbon, there's plenty of reason for that. Its meteoric rise as a culture capital is just one part of the appeal. The city is also undergoing a luxury...

Updated Jan 17, 2017 at 11:28 AM

So, you want to travel more this year? Travel expert Donna Adinolfi, who runs the website mindfuladventures.com advises that the first step is inspiration. "Get inspired by first looking at photos in travel magazines, tourism sites, Instagram or...

Updated Jan 16, 2017 at 2:20 PM

Graceland and Paisley Park. They're as different as Memphis and Minneapolis, as rock and funk, as the 6-foot King and the 5-foot-2 Prince. Elvis had his stud-decorated jumpsuits, an endless supply of silk scarves and a big necklace with his...

Updated Jan 13, 2017 at 3:56 PM

Renewing your passport is a pain. It ranks right up there with visiting the DMV and going in for a root canal as things you would want to do with your free time.

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