Category Archives: Travel

Pint by pint, a hoppy revolution is brewing in Russia

Ricardo Zuniga, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Aug 15, 2017

, Last Updated: 11:22 AM ET

MOSCOW — Pint by frothy pint, a hoppy revolution is brewing in Russia.

This new generation of craft brewers began sprouting in the vodka capital of the world as foreign beers became too expensive and beer fans sought alternatives to mass-produced lagers. From...

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Eclipse chasers gearing up for solar show on Monday

 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Aug 15, 2017

, Last Updated: 10:27 AM ET

SALT LAKE CITY — People who call themselves “eclipse chasers” are giddy about the upcoming solar eclipse, including a man who has seen five of them in his lifetime and calls himself an “eclipse-o-maniac.”

On the morning of Aug. 21, millions of Americans are expected...

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Big Ben’s bongs to fall silent for 4 years of repairs

 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Aug 14, 2017

, Last Updated: 9:50 AM ET

LONDON — The bongs will soon be gone.

Big Ben — the huge clock bell of Britain’s Parliament — will fall silent next week as a four-year restoration project gets underway.

The bongs of the iconic bell will be stopped after chiming noon on Aug. 21...

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