LA mayoral candidate Buscaino spends donor funds on family trips to Hawaii, Italy | MLB

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino, who is running for mayor, has spent tens of thousands of dollars from his officeholder account on trips to Hawaii, Italy and elsewhere for his family since he was elected, according to a Los Angeles Times analysis of city records. The spending, which is allowed under … Read more

Three women, one airplane journey, and an unexpected friendship

(CNN) – Regina Dew was one of the first passengers to board the Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix, Arizona to Baltimore, Maryland. It was May 2013 and Dew, then 66, was on her way back from a family wedding. She’d been suffering from ill-health and so had arranged for wheelchair assistance to help her with … Read more

Unleash Your Inner Cowboy on These Dude Ranch Vacations | Travel

The more than 7,000-acre Rowse’s 1 + 1 Ranch hosts vacation stays in Burwell, Nebraska. Rowse’s 1 + 1 Ranch This year, Yellowstone National Park turned 150 years old, and to add to the luster of its sesquicentennial, “Yellowstone,” the Paramount Network hit television drama starring Kevin Costner as rancher John Dutton, was renewed for … Read more

Gas Prices Jump 12 Cents A Gallon In A Day, As Fuel Costs Replace Covid As Top Travel Concern

As gas prices soar, experts say Americans will likely plan shorter road trips closer to home. Getty Images Ouch. The average price of a gallon of regular gas in the United Sates ticked up to $4.27 this morning. That’s up 12 cents just since yesterday, up 63 cents since last week and up 81 cents … Read more

Scotland holidays: World-class fishing is just one of the joys on offer at this Highlands estate

A classic Scottish catch! World-class fishing is just one of the joys on offer at this historic Highlands estate Hugo Brown checks in to the two-bedroom Butlers cottage on the Mayen Estate ‘There’s a warmth to the Mayen Estate, impossible to manufacture,’ he observes He fishes in the River Deveron before tucking into a picnic … Read more

Ukrainians in US consider taking advantage of new status

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iryna Volvach traveled from Ukraine to California on a tour package with a friend and decided to stay for a few months. When Russia invaded Ukraine, leaving her stuck in the US, she worried about her children and grandchildren back home. As Volvach, 62, tearfully told The Associated Press this week … Read more

In Ukraine under attack, American hopes for daughter’s visa

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When her daughter was diagnosed with cancer, Tetiana Shatokhina didn’t hesitate to make the trip back to Ukraine to help her recover from surgery and care for her 14-year-old grandson. But the 75-year-old disabled American citizen found herself trapped alongside her family in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, targeted by nightly shelling … Read more

Anthony Bourdain documentary: ‘Roadrunner’ dives deep into his restlessness

(CNN) — Feelings about Anthony Bourdain are no less raw, nearly four years after his shocking death. Director Morgan Neville’s poignant documentary chronicles Bourdain’s trajectory from New York chef to celebrated author to beloved globe-trotting TV personality, and tries to shed some light on the mystery of his 2018 suicide at age 61. “I feel … Read more

Ischia: The paradise island the offers a taste of the real Italy

Editor’s Note — Sign up to CNN Travel’s Unlocking Italy newsletter for insider intel on Italy’s best loved destinations and lesser-known regions to plan your ultimate trip. Plus, we’ll get you in the mood before you go with movie suggestions, reading lists and recipes from Stanley Tucci. (CNN) — A quietly idyllic island in the … Read more

After nearly 700 days, Western Australia has opened its borders

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — After almost 700 days, one of the world’s longest border closures has finally ended … Read more