Travel

More than 17 million Americans traveled to Europe in 2018, according to the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Travel and Tourism Office.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s high time to book that summer vacation, but what options for leisure travel are there in the time of a pandemic? Is it even safe to travel domestically or internationally?

from Studio Berlin

As the first big wave of COVID-19 infections hit San Francisco and LA, some city dwellers want to ride out the pandemic in more rural environments.

Rural California towns urge tourists to stay home to curb coronavirus spread

As the first big wave of COVID-19 infections hit San Francisco and LA, some city dwellers want to ride out the pandemic in more rural environments.

from KCRW Features

The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has fouled spring break trips, long-planned vacations and overseas travel.

13,500 Americans are stranded abroad due to coronavirus travel restrictions, and are trying to get back

The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has fouled spring break trips, long-planned vacations and overseas travel.

from KCRW Features

The federal government wants Americans to cancel non-essential travel.

$120 for roundtrip airfare: Millennials and Gen Z travel despite coronavirus

The federal government wants Americans to cancel non-essential travel.

from KCRW Features

We follow a customs officer doing this work at LAX, and talk to a traveler who’s been denied entry and is being sent back to Venezuela.

Deciding who gets in - and who does not - at LAX

We follow a customs officer doing this work at LAX, and talk to a traveler who’s been denied entry and is being sent back to Venezuela.

from Greater LA

Rain, a new rideshare system, and the busiest travel week of the year are likely to cause more stress at LAX.

Impending storm and new Uber rules at LAX: What’s a harried traveler to do?

Rain, a new rideshare system, and the busiest travel week of the year are likely to cause more stress at LAX.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s a new system called LAX-IT. If you fly into LAX and you want a taxi, Lyft or Uber, you must now walk or take a shuttle bus to a parking and pickup area next to the airport.

LAX is paving more space, but travelers are unhappy

There’s a new system called LAX-IT. If you fly into LAX and you want a taxi, Lyft or Uber, you must now walk or take a shuttle bus to a parking and pickup area next to the airport.

from Greater LA

Writer Nick Neely walked 650 miles from July to November 2016, starting in San Diego and ending in San Francisco. He followed the route that   Gaspar de Portolá created in 1769.

Writer retraces a Spanish explorer’s journey from San Diego to San Francisco

Writer Nick Neely walked 650 miles from July to November 2016, starting in San Diego and ending in San Francisco. He followed the route that Gaspar de Portolá created in 1769.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week on Studio Berlin, host Erik Kirschbaum delves into the BER saga.

Unpacking the Berlin Airport saga

This week on Studio Berlin, host Erik Kirschbaum delves into the BER saga.

from Studio Berlin

This summer, Press Play has been looking at cities overrun with tourism in a series called #stayhome.    Venice   , Italy has overflowed with foreigners on cruise ships.

Tips for traveling sustainably

This summer, Press Play has been looking at cities overrun with tourism in a series called #stayhome. Venice , Italy has overflowed with foreigners on cruise ships.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Hollywood has lured tourists from around the world, all hoping to steal a little sparkle from tinseltown.

The Hollywood tour bus blitzkrieg, and better things to do in LA

Hollywood has lured tourists from around the world, all hoping to steal a little sparkle from tinseltown.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We continue our summer series called #stayhome in Big Sur, the coastal community in Northern California.

Big Sur is a victim of its beauty, as tourists overcrowd the former hippie haven

We continue our summer series called #stayhome in Big Sur, the coastal community in Northern California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We continue our summer #stayhome series about places ruined by too much tourism.

‘Game of Thrones’ ruined Dubrovnik, Croatia

We continue our summer #stayhome series about places ruined by too much tourism.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The United States has long been a popular destination for Chinese tourists to visit, but that may be changing. In 2018 the number of Chinese travelers to the U.S.

Chinese tourism in the U.S. is slowing down

The United States has long been a popular destination for Chinese tourists to visit, but that may be changing. In 2018 the number of Chinese travelers to the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Summer is a time to travel, and tourism is good for the economy. However, some popular destinations are now overrun with tourists.

How tourism is affecting the culture of Venice, Italy

Summer is a time to travel, and tourism is good for the economy. However, some popular destinations are now overrun with tourists.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand