The complex art of apology in Japan

The complex art of apology in Japan

It was 01:00 in Tokyo and we were trying to get into an apartment with a pair of stolen keys. We’d got lost trying to find our Airbnb, and were now at an address that looked 90% right. Turns out in the middle of the night that’s close enough. There were keys in the letterbox, […]

Food tourism: travel the world for these bizarre foods

Food tourism: travel the world for these bizarre foods

The best part about travelling is that it gives us the chance to explore different cultures around the world. Food tourism is at an all time high these days, and everyone is making video blogs about it. So, it is only natural that you would want to go on a food trip, and there are […]

Travel woes force cancellation of Aces-Mystics game

Travel woes force cancellation of Aces-Mystics game

Posted: Aug. 3, 2018 7:00 am Updated: Aug. 3, 2018 7:20 pm The game between the Las Vegas Aces and Washington Mystics on Friday night has been canceled. The decision was made about 1 1/2 hours before the scheduled tip-off in Washington. Las Vegas had an adventure getting to Washington with travel woes causing the […]

With travel-inspired rooms, staycation has never looked better

With travel-inspired rooms, staycation has never looked better

Maybe your budget is keeping you from skipping town — or perhaps your boss is to blame. Even without an out-of-town adventure or hotel overnight on the calendar, travel-inspired interiors can banish the daily doldrums. Introducing elements from your favorite destinations into your home can help make every day feel a bit more like vacation […]

Should You Get Travel Insurance for Your Summer Vacation?

Should You Get Travel Insurance for Your Summer Vacation?

When booking an airfare, cruise, or hotel reservation online, companies often try to upsell you. Check one box to add a car rental. Check another to upgrade your room. You’ll also be asked if you want travel insurance, usually offered via a third party and covering everything from late-notice cancellations to health emergencies. Is the […]

Travel chaos at African championships as athletes stranded

Travel chaos at African championships as athletes stranded

LAGOS, Nigeria — The start of the African track and field championships in Nigeria was delayed Wednesday after hundreds of athletes were stranded at an airport, some for three days when they were left to sleep on the floor as they waited for a connecting flight to the host city. Those who did get on […]

The Best Portland, OR Travel Tips From Our Readers

The Best Portland, OR Travel Tips From Our Readers

Damn, we’re excited to go back to Portland. Over a hundred commenters gave advice for visiting or living there in this week’s Hack Your City. While rapid growth threatens to stifle what made the city so attractive, for now Portland is still a quirky, fun, easygoing city where it’s hard to have a bad time. […]

Talk Travel: Do two passports double the headache?

Talk Travel: Do two passports double the headache?

The Washington Post’s Travel section writers and editors recently discussed stories, questions, gripes and more. Here are edited excerpts:  Q: Is there a rule about which passport to use when you have dual citizenship and 2 passports? My husband has Canadian and U.S. Citizenship and passports from both countries but we reside in the U.S.   […]