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Tips for traveling with kids with special needs
May 16, 2011
Traveling with kids with special needs is not easy, but there is a certain badge of honor that goes to parents who have done it
Screening stress: Taking kids through the new airport rules
December 20, 2010
Kelli Koberlein never thought her 9-year-old son, Walker, could be a suspected terrorist. Unfortunately for the Koberleins, the security agents at Kansas City International Airport had their suspicions.
AAA, Kansas City International Airport predict increase in travelers for 2010 holiday season
December 18, 2010
Prepare for busier highways and skyways this holiday seasons as more Americans prepare to travel.
Chief of TSA discourages body-scan boycott
November 23, 2010
The nation’s airport security chief pleaded with Thanksgiving travelers for understanding and urged them not to boycott full-body scans on Wednesday, lest their protest snarl what is already one of the busiest, most stressful flying days of the year.
Study: Students who study abroad drink more
October 12, 2010
Students who go abroad while in college are likely to increase or even double their alcohol intake while they’re away, a new study has found.
Cheap holiday airfares: It’s now or (almost) never
October 10, 2010
No one wants to pore over holiday airfares, looking for the best deal, like cramming for a final exam. Instead of being a student, be savvy. The travelers who get the best airfares this holiday season will be those who searched the smartest, not the longest.
Atchison home boasts impressive decor, art
September 27, 2010
The Muchnic Gallery in Atchison is two destinations in one.
Worth the Trip: Omaha
September 17, 2010
It takes three hours and 15 minutes to drive from Lawrence to Omaha — most of the route, cruise-control easy — making it the perfect destination for an overnight excursion, a weekend or, for intrepid travelers on a budget, a long day trip.
Feel the cow town nostalgia in Cottonwood Falls
September 13, 2010
Turning onto Broadway Street in Cottonwood Falls is a little like stepping back in time.
Strictly recreational: At RV’s 100th anniversary, some Lawrence residents embrace the mobile lifestyle
September 6, 2010
Ah, the open road. It’s been calling to those with a sense of adventure since the earliest days of the automobile.
Worth the trip: Penzeys Spices
August 29, 2010
Penzey’s Spices is an olfactory amusement park, taking customers on a scent-sational ride from subtle and sweet to peppery and pungent.
Get your cowboy on in Abilene
August 23, 2010
Late summer in Kansas is the perfect time for a road trip. For less than a two-hour car ride I was able to experience an authentic Midwest tradition, genuine presidential museum and one of the Eight Wonders of Kansas Architecture, all in one location.
Traveling with the stars: New services offer astrology, fortune-telling for trip plans
August 2, 2010
Imagine you’re signed up to use 10 vacation days at Christmas, and you’re trying to decide what to do with it.
Worth the trip: Red X
July 29, 2010
It’s not easy describing a place like Red X in Riverside, Mo. Even for the owner, Zeke Young. “Well, we’re the most unique store you’ll come into,” he laughs. “We’ve been here since 1948. We’ve got 90,000 square feet, and there’s just a little bit of everything. Plus, with all the collections and museum pieces, it’s just unique.”
Secrets to a healthier, happier vacation
July 24, 2010
When you’re leaving for vacation, one of the last things on your mind is your health — you’re too busy packing, wrapping up stuff at work and making arrangements for the neighbor to feed Fluffy while you’re away.