Escape from Alcatraz: a swim from the Rock to San Francisco
The cold water and tricky currents of San Francisco Bay make the crossing from Alcatraz a daunting one, but a group of expert guides is helping hardy souls complete the...
3 hours ago - The Guardian
Metallica's Kirk Hammett asks $13 million for oceanview San Francisco home
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has set the stage for a sale in San Francisco, putting his 1920s estate on the market for $13 million. Perched on a hill in Sea Cliff, the...
8 hours ago - LA Times
Singapore Airlines Introduces Non-Stop Singapore to Los Angeles Route
Singapore Airlines announced last week it will launch a non-stop route between Singapore and Los Angeles in November. Flights between the cities will operate 10 times every...
15 hours ago - Global Traveler - 2 articles
UC regents to vote on first tuition decrease in nearly 20 years
After months of fighting against higher costs, University of California students are poised for a pleasant surprise this year: a tuition decrease. UC regents, who begin their...
16 hours ago - LA Times
San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is banning tour buses near a house made famous by the popular 1990s sitcom "Full House."
1 day ago - Newsday
The KLM airport robot that carries your luggage to your gate
It has been reported that the technology will be rolled out by KLM for use at New York's JFK and San Francisco International Airports later this year.
1 day ago - Mail Online
Uber is target of federal investigation over allegation of gender inequity, report says
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is reportedly investigating ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. after receiving a complaint alleging gender inequity...
2 days ago - LA Times
San Francisco Travel CEO Joe D'Alessandro
After reports that a medical association decided not to host its annual convention in San Francisco due to the homeless crisis, the head of the city's tourism marketing...
3 days ago - Travel Weekly - 2 articles
As homeless people turn off visitors, San Francisco tourism senses threat
The increasingly visible homeless problem, coupled with an epidemic of drug use and the resulting blighted streets, are threatening the city's reputation as one of the most...
3 days ago - Travel Weekly - 2 articles
Trump closed little-known door for family reunification, leaving refugees stranded
She dreamed for 16 years of bringing her children from El Salvador to live with her near San Francisco. Her youngest daughter and her grandson were set to arrive in February...
3 days ago - LA Times
The headlines of Very International People
How major U.S. carriers including AA and United are annoying passengers with...
Carriers including American Airlines and United have been accused of disturbing customers and even waking them up by making announcements that push the cards.
Travellers reveal the places they have visited that they say weren't worth...
Travellers have been revealing the places they have visited that just weren't worth the time or money after being asked ''Where have you travelled that wasn't worth it?' on...
9 marvellous marine species to spot around UK shores this summer
The summer months see marine life - whales, dolphins, seals, seabirds, and more - flocking to the UK's shores. Here are 9 incredible wild beasts you can get to know this summer...
Inside the 65ft-deep man cave dug out by one man over 23 YEARS
Levon Arakelyan from Arinj, Armenia, started work on the strange space in 1985 and was even working on the project on the day he died in 2008, aged 67.
A Tribute to Environmentalist Nathaniel Reed
This article is brought to you by the International League of Conservation Photographers. Read our other articles on the National Geographic Voices blog featuring the work of...
Family forced to pay £3,500 after Ryanair cancelled flights
Budget airlines easyJet and Ryanair are rocked by strikes across Europe as one carrier cancelled 1,100 flights in a month of misery for holidaymakers. The Sheridan family paid...
Inside the underground mud hotel that took one man 11 years to dig with...
Travel blogger Drew Goldberg, 27, from Arizona, visited a rural part of Malawi, where he discovered the unusual inn that has no mattresses on the beds and no electricity supply.
Inside the stunning London suite where Rudyard Kipling used to stay
Brown's Hotel in London's Mayfair is where Kipling penned some of the Jungle Book and it has a rather fabulous suite in honour of the British writer.
All aboard Hello Kitty: Pink bullet train debuts in Japan
The special 'shinkansen' which is adorned with Hello Kitty's face inside and out made its first round trip Saturday between Osaka and Fukuoka, connecting Japan's west and south.
The Crafty Traveller: Slowing down in France - and other tips for road trips
France has introduced a new reduced speed limit on many A and B roads. Here, The Mail on Sunday's Travel Editor issues tips on how to avoid being penalised.