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Australia bans travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa

Australia bans travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa

PM Abbott defends decision, saying the country has been active in fight against deadly disease
World's most dangerous transit systems for women?

World's most dangerous transit systems for women?

A Thomson Reuters Foundation survey finds transport in Latin American cities to be the most dangerous, while a U.S. city ranks as the safest
LAX flight delayed over Wi-Fi hot spot name

LAX flight delayed over Wi-Fi hot spot name

An American Airlines flight was delayed Sunday after a passenger noticed a portable Wi-Fi connection named "Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork"
Harry Potter hotel site crashed by avid muggle fans

Harry Potter hotel site crashed by avid muggle fans

Harry Potter fans are clamoring to book a limited number of rooms at a central London hotel that were decorated based on the popular J.K. Rowling books
San Francisco tour guide's bitter Chinatown rant goes viral

San Francisco tour guide's bitter Chinatown rant goes viral

An expletive-laced screed about Chinatown from a tour guide has shocked the city and others around the world
North Korea halts foreign tourism over Ebola fears

North Korea halts foreign tourism over Ebola fears

North Korea is reportedly closing its borders to international tourists starting Friday due to Ebola concerns
Macau trumps Vegas with $270 minimum bet

Macau trumps Vegas with $270 minimum bet

The Chinese city holds all the aces for serious gamblers and is now roughly seven times bigger than Vegas
Around Amsterdam in 7 strange museums

Around Amsterdam in 7 strange museums

Shrine to a dead cat and a homage to fromage among Dutch capital's eccentric exhibitions
Ai Weiwei opens installation on Alcatraz island

Ai Weiwei opens installation on Alcatraz island

The Chinese artist and activist explores themes of imprisonment in his new installation at the former San Francisco prison
Namibia's plan: Pay off poachers, save wildlife

Namibia's plan: Pay off poachers, save wildlife

Conservationists are using poachers' skills to track animals to protect wildlife
Air New Zealand posts new 'Hobbit' safety video

Air New Zealand posts new 'Hobbit' safety video

Starring Elijah Wood and "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson, here's an airline safety video passengers might actually watch
Do you need a bulletproof vest to go to eastern Ukraine?

Do you need a bulletproof vest to go to eastern Ukraine?

A Kiev-based iReporter nervous about going to eastern Ukraine explains why her group traveled with a car full of body armor
Workers taking fewest vacation days in four decades

Workers taking fewest vacation days in four decades

Study finds U.S. workers forfeited 169 million paid time off days and $52.4 billion in time off benefits in 2013

Destination Berlin

It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart