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PARIS — With no American visitors to show around the D-Day beaches or the Loire Valley’s chateaux, and no work on the immediate horizon, Paris tour guide Linda Zenou frets about how she’ll pay off a loan and continue to care for her ailing mother in the achingly lean months ahead.

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After being closed since March due to COVID-19, some of the nation’s top theme parks have started reopening this summer. Visitors should be prepared for changes.

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After spending years aboard ships in the U.S. Navy, Umpqua resident Larry Sutton found another way to sail the ocean during his retirement: going on cruises with his wife, Giuli Sutton. After traveling the world and seeing all seven continents, Sutton has had to put his usual travel plans on…

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When you’re ready to travel again you’ll notice changes in airports and on planes, all designed to help protect your health and safety as well as that of the staff and crew.

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Equal parts beauty and mystique, Saint Lucia captivates anyone who sets foot on her coastline. Always evocative, she welcomes visitors with her soothing waves, warm beaches and hospitable people. The only sovereign nation to be named for a woman, the island personifies adventure and inspirat…

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As a traveler, there are times when renting a car is an essential part of your trip. In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the renting process has become even more convenient and safe.

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Movies can take you right to the heart of some of the world’s most romantic, vibrant and adventurous destinations. If you’re doing a lot of streaming these days, here some titles that will let you dream now and travel later.

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If you’re a traveler who loves to explore a city’s music scene as part of your vacation, here are some destinations that will hit the right note.

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Whether you’ve been dreaming of taking a family trip or a solo adventure, now is the time to do some research on the places on your travel bucket list.

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River cruises — with small ships traveling along the world’s waterways and providing easy access to shore — offer passengers a perfect opportunity to become immersed in a region’s history, cuisine and culture.

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Making a scrapbook is a great way to preserve memories of your vacation. Whether it’s electronic or can be placed on your end table, it’s creative, fun to look through, and an easy way to share your travel memories with family and friends.

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America’s national parks are one of the country’s greatest treasures, filled with wide-open spaces offering plenty of room to roam, cultural and recreational activities and breathtaking vistas.

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Although non-essential travel is on hold for the most part, we have all experienced presenting a driver’s license or other identification at airport security checkpoints. And frequent fliers know that REAL ID-approved identification will eventually be needed to fly domestically.

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Travelers who love unique events that offer the chance to explore different parts of the world should look toward Dubai this fall, when the Middle Eastern nation hosts Expo 2020.

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The was going to be a summer for the ages in Roseburg, especially downtown. All the stars were aligned for months of good food, great entertainment and just all-around fun.

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Your vacation time is precious, so when you’re ready for a getaway you want advice from someone who knows the deals, the best places to stay and those off-the-beaten-path experiences that will make your trip memorable.

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Here’s something to dream about while you are working from home, doing your part to stem the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

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From the ruined to the beautifully preserved, Germany’s fairytale castles offer a window into the country’s medieval and renaissance history, soaring above a forest or standing proudly in a valley, there are castles for history buffs, architecture lovers, and fans of fairytales, myths and le…

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With Black History Month and the Academy Awards both taking place in February, it’s the perfect time to plan a trip to places associated with the life of Harriet Tubman, whose story is told in the film “Harriet.”

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I just returned from the most amazing trip to Italy. We spent most of our time in Rome, with a side trip to Pompeii via Naples, and the days were an endless succession of ancient ruins, priceless art, delicious cuisine and cappuccino.

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Remember the 2011 movie “Money Ball”? It starred Brad Pitt as a general manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team and centered on how he fundamentally changed the game by introducing statistics and analytics. Today, every team in Major League Baseball has its own analytics department an…

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Whether you’re a dog person or a cat person, or you relish the thrill of seeing wildlife in its natural habitat, there are plenty of ways to combine your passion for animals with a vacation at home or around the world.

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The last time the Roseburg City Council adopted a long-range transportation plan, in 2006, it called for $100 million worth of work to be done in the first five years of the plan. The city had nowhere near that kind of money to spend, and many of the projects fell by the wayside.

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It’s a new year, and that brings new opportunities for travel: a chance to cross a destination off your bucket list or revisit a place that you love. Wherever you go at home or around the world, here are some resolutions to make your travel more mindful in 2020.

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With a passport in hand, you’re all set to explore the world. But before you leave on your trip, here are some tips to ensure that this valuable booklet stays safe and can take you wherever you want to go.

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For Valentine’s Day, think outside a box of chocolates and plan a long weekend getaway with your sweetheart a short flight from home.

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Late January to early February is the time for the Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or Chinese New Year. It’s a time when arts and crafts, culture and food are celebrated in Asia as well as other places around the world.

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Dealing with winter weather can be more than just an annoyance for a traveler with a plane to catch. A canceled or delayed flight may mean missing an important meeting or long awaited vacation, adding uncertainty to a carefully planned itinerary.

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Whether it’s a chance to explore someplace new or revisit a beloved destination, a gift of travel might be just the thing for someone special in your life this holiday season?