Fremont Tribune - Travel
Monday, October 15th, 2018

10 best-selling travel accessories on Amazon

You can't control everything when you travel, but there are tons of handy accessories that can make the process smoother, more organized and safer.  Read more

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France: 10 die in floods unseen in more than a century

PARIS (AP) — Flash floods tore through towns in southwest France, turning waterways into raging torrents that killed at least 10 people, authorities said Monday. People had to be helicoptered from the roofs of their homes as overnight storms dumped the equivalent of several months of rain in a few hours. Read more

The Latest: Officials criticize slow cellphone restoration

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on recovery efforts after Hurricane Michael (all times local): Read more

Where does Generation Z want to travel?

The next generation of travelers is busy making plans_so where will they be headed? New research from the U.K.'s Holiday Place finds that the travel whims of this up-and-coming group of world wanderers don't stray too far from the desires of previous generations, however, there is definitely a difference between what younger travelers and older travelers are looking for when they get to their ... Read more


US lacks Latino historical sites and landmarks, scholars say

GLORIETA PASS, N.M. (AP) — A makeshift memorial to Hispanic Civil War Union soldiers in an isolated part northern New Mexico is a typical representation of sites linked to U.S. Latino history: It's shabby, largely unknown and at risk of disappearing. Read more

Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm

DENVER (AP) — Colorado and Wyoming residents woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm had blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot (30 centimeters) of snow and sent temperatures plunging overnight. Read more

German high-speed rail line to be closed for days after fire

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's national railway says the high-speed line between Frankfurt and Cologne, a major travel artery, is expected to remain closed until the end of the week after a train caught fire on Friday. Read more


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Six surprising ways to travel for free or on the cheap

Were it not for the cost, many of us would spend significantly more time on vacation. The following free and cheap travel methods are certa… Read more

Photos: Romania's Merry Cemetery where people 'laugh at death itself'

The Merry Cemetery in the northwestern village of Sapanta is a collection of more than 1,000 elaborate wooden Orthodox crosses etched with … Read more

Stay entertained on a road trip

A car ride of 12 hours? No problem, with these tips for how to pass the time. If you don't see your favorite way to keep entertained on a r… Read more

Celebrating our national park record breakers

As our National Parks system celebrates its 100th birthday, take a look at some highs and lows from around the country. Read more

Photos: For this Amazon cult, happiness is a cup of ancient psychedelic tea

The Ayahuasca brew is sacred to Ceu do Mapia villagers, who use it in rituals that blend Indian beliefs with Roman Catholicism. Read more

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Wind to blow ash off Mount St. Helens, could affect aviation

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Weather forecasters say strong winds are expected to blow volcanic ash that's on Mount St. Helens to nearby Washington state communities and that the blowing ash could affect aviation. Read more

Bus plows into cars on Los Angeles highway, 13 injured

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a bus on a Los Angeles highway plowed into other vehicles and crashed through a concrete divider, injuring at least 13 people. Read more

Officials fear Hawaii hotel worker strike could go into 2019

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials are worried a strike involving about 2,700 Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii could continue into next year. Read more


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Fremont need to know before they decide.


In-home care options for Fremont people

Look at local, professional care & support options for a parent, spouse or family member who needs some extra help.