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Aussie travelers holiday at home this winter | CNNGo.com

Money talks. Vacation bookings show backyard trips more popular than jetting abroad Australians are lining up for domestic vacations in hot spots like Surfers Paradise this winter. Back in the dark days pre-Google — when faxes were cutting-edge, actual physical tickets arrived by registered mail and travel agents were mysterious …

Overnight Stays In Port A Popular Cruise Option | Gadling.com

Cruise ship overnight stays in port are becoming more popular all the time. Breaking away from port-intensive itineraries, long-time cruise ship travelers appreciate the extra time at iconic destinations. Those new to cruise vacations like being able to explore strange, new worlds but have the convenience and security of that …

In Rome, a New Branch of Eataly – NYTimes.com

FOR more than two decades, the glass-domed Air Terminal languished beside the rail lines of Rome’s Stazione Ostiense in a state of abandonment. Squatters occupied its hollow vertical spaces, and the surrounding area could only be described as seedy. Then, two years ago, the giant high-end supermarket chain Eataly began …

Signs of ancient harbor found in Israel – UPI.com

AKKO, Israel, July 20 (UPI) — Israeli archaeologists say the remains of a magnificent ancient harbor were uncovered during a dig in Akko, a city at the northern tip of Haifa Bay. Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority unearthed large mooring stones that were incorporated in a harbor quay used …