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It’s a bird… It’s a plane… No, it’s Kukulkan

It’s a bird… It’s a plane… No, it’s Kukulkan

What gives with this “Kukulkan?” Visitors to Cancun and the Riviera Maya see that word on street signs and on the storefronts of everything from bars to barber shops. It’s even the name of a huge pyramid out in the jungle. The answer is, Kukulkan is the Maya version of the Aztecs’ Quetzalcuatl. Got it?

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Tokyo in a Day

Tokyo in a Day

What can you see in a single day in Tokyo? Moreover, what should you see in a day in Tokyo?

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Airlines battled for your bottom in ‘The Great Lounge War’

Airlines battled for your bottom in ‘The Great Lounge War’

You’d never guess these merrymakers are zipping through the skies in the coach section of an airline jet. That’s right, a piano bar IN COACH. There was a time when all the big airlines offered free lounges in the back of their planes. This is the backstory of their largess.

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New Orleans: Havin’ fun in ‘The Big Scary’

New Orleans: Havin’ fun in ‘The Big Scary’

Between the jumpin’ joie de vivre of Mardi Gras, brassy jazz festivals and letting the good times roll in the French Quarter – especially on anything-goes Bourbon Street – it’s hard to imagine that New Orleans is packed with haunted houses and the like (even an old-time brothel full of spirits). What’s more, the city has some of the spookiest cemeteries on the planet.

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St. Pete—Then and Now

St. Pete—Then and Now

Presidents, mobsters, movie stars, people who rate bows back home and all kinds of other VIPs once came to Florida to bunk down at the iconic Don Cesar Hotel in St. Petersburg. The city – which first made the maps in 1513 when Ponce de Leon went there looking for the Fountain of Youth – has been drawing health and wellness conscious vacationers ever since.

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Bonaire for Boomers: Diving Into Dining

Bonaire for Boomers: Diving Into Dining

She went to dive, not dine, but travel authority Lisa TE Sonne learned that there’s a lot that’s hot about the island of Bonaire — besides its average year-round temperature of 82 degrees and the alluring tropical waters. She shares some of the appetizing places of this Dutch Caribbean gem.

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