U.S. airlines are under investigation by the Justice department on suspicion of collusion to keep airfare prices high.

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats and keep airfares high. The civil antitrust investigation by the Justice Department focuses on whether airlines illegally told each other how quickly they would add new flights, routes and extra...

(Courtesy Boston Harbor Cruises)

It’s summer, and you’re in the port city of Boston. Maybe you’re thinking you’ll take advantage of those two factors and embark on a whale watch. Here’s a tip from me: Get those neck muscles in shape. Because if there’s one thing you'll be doing out on the Atlantic Ocean, it's swiveling your neck...

Prayers inside a temple in Taiwan

This spring, visual artists Daniel Zhu and Jennifer Whalen ventured from San Francisco to Taiwan, and they produced a video about the trip that tried to capture the peacefulness of the country as they ventured from Taipei to Tainan and Taichung, and even into the country’s rural areas. Capturing...

Gear review of the Patagonia Transport MLC 45L shoulder bag carry-on

Maybe it's time to rethink your carry-on bag. Airlines are getting picky about carry-on sizes, and some overhead bins can be so limited on space they won’t even fit roll-aboards. Even worse, we are in an era of low-cost, no-frills airlines, where you often have to pay for checked luggage. So we...

At galleries across the city this summer, geometry rules! It's a renaissance of sorts, a confirmation that contemporary artists remain fascinated by imagery that's heraldic, retinal and (face it) midcentury. With excellent timing, Loretta Howard Gallery in Chelsea celebrates a particular set of...

Seafair Summer Fourth in Seattle

Celebrate Independence Day Seattle-style—we have a boat festival, fireworks over the water and plenty of family activities to keep you busy. If you really want to start the celebration early—like when the calendar flips to July 4—join in on the Firecracker 5000, a 5k race happening July 3. This...

A beach in Guayama, Puerto Rico

When people ask me “How about a Puerto Rico road trip?” I scream, "Yes!" very loudly! One of the first things I recommend for those visiting the island is to rent a car and discover more than the tourist spots of San Juan. My upcoming book, "Dining Traveler Guide to Puerto Rico," is inspired by...

The open kitchen at America Eats Tavern, with “We the People” script above

José Andrés toasts Virginia this summer with a festival highlighting the Old Dominion’s foods and libations at—where else—his America Eats Tavern in Tysons Corner. From June 17 to June 30, area vintners and distillers present their liquid treasures at special tastings, while the restaurant’s head...

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

The 2015 Paris Air Show is upon us and to build a bit of hype, Boeing released a video showcasing one of its new 787-9 Dreamliners (decked out in Vietnam Airlines colors) going through a pre-show workout of its maneuvers. Forgive the elevator music in the accompanying video (you might want to make...

Orlando Perez, concierge at the Hilton Bentley South Beach, gives us his insight on what he enjoys about being a concierge and everything else that South Florida has to offer. How long have you been a concierge? I have been in the Industry since October 2010. I was part of the Opening team for...

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