Brazilian island wants to show the way to a green future, but business leaders want to make it Cozumel

Competing visions have made Fernando de Noronha an unlikely battleground in the country's debate over growth. Will Brazil use its abundant natural resources to lift itself out of economic stagnation? Or will it use those resources to show humankind the way to a green future?

Travel Gear: Wanderpak

Wouldn’t you rather focus on planning your journey and let someone else rounds up the nitty gritty supplies?

Travel Gear: Wanderpak

Wouldn’t you rather focus on planning your journey and let someone else rounds up the nitty gritty supplies?

Personal Journey: Running away to the circus

We traveled to San Diego with the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts for the Festival of the American Youth Circus Organization. Four from PSCA were among the more than 200 young jugglers, aerialists, unicyclists, acrobats, and clowns gathered from all parts of the country for five days.

Personal Journey: Running away to the circus

We traveled to San Diego with the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts for the Festival of the American Youth Circus Organization. Four from PSCA were among the more than 200 young jugglers, aerialists, unicyclists, acrobats, and clowns gathered from all parts of the country for five days.

Field Tested Travel Tip: Ticket to Ride

We had noticed signs for speed cameras all over the countryside and had been careful to maintain our speeds but, obviously, not careful enough.

Field Tested Travel Tip: Ticket to Ride

We had noticed signs for speed cameras all over the countryside and had been careful to maintain our speeds but, obviously, not careful enough.
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Travel Gear: LifeProof Backpack Cooler

At 17 inches high by 11 inches wide by 9 inches deep, the cooler can keep ice (and the equivalent of 24 beverage cans) chill for up to two days.

Beware coffee, tea, or even water on flights, report recommends

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After Thomas Cook collapse, U.K. launches largest peacetime repatriation operation

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A window to the universe is open in Oregon

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Travel Gear: Skinners Barefoot Sock Shoes

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The next generation of aircraft can track even your bathroom visits

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What happened when we took our cats on a beach vacation

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Dirty little secrets of doing hand laundry on the road

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These Philadelphians quit their jobs to travel all around the world

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Personal Journey: Walking coast to coast in England for a birthday challenge

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