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Wednesday, November 24
Kuala Lumpur Essentials 
During the last two decades, Kuala Lumpur (or "KL" for short) has experienced tremendous

Mexico warns holiday travelers to go in convoy
It is an annual ritual, a pilgrimage that Mexicans living in the United States make to visit hometowns and families for the holidays ... Seattle Times

Tours and Activities
Universal Studios Hollywood lays out 20-year plan for future theme park attractions
A long-term plan for Universal Studios Hollywood envisions adding seven new theme park attractions over the next two decades ... LA Times

London’s Covent Garden Comes Alive for the Holidays
Around the holidays, London’s West End is a particularly festive spot. But this year’s activities bring the age-old tradition of kissing under the mistletoe into the 21st century with the addition of a little digital interactivity ... New York Times

The world's quietest restaurants
Trendy eateries tend to have clattery hardwood floors, loud music or other design features guaranteed to make dinner conversation difficult. In fact, some restaurant critics now include decibel levels in their reviews... USA Today

Tourist surge expected for the royal wedding
If this event runs true to form of past weddings and royal events, you can join the throngs lining the streets in hopes of getting a glimpse of the couple or maybe even watch the wedding on giant screens set up in a public venue... USA Today

Turkeys at Sea: 10 of the Worst Ideas in Cruise Travel
As our thoughts turn to roasted turkey, cranberry sauce and a side of calling a ship "unsinkable," we wonder: In all of cruise travel, which ideas will go down as the greatest turkeys of them all...

Is Royal Caribbean on the verge of ordering a new ship? 
Executives at the company have been tight lipped on the topic with cruise writers this week but apparently they've been more upfront with Wall Street analysts on board... USA Today

Real 'Pat Downs' finding humor in pat-downs 
'I do not appreciate people not wanting me in their airports!' one posts on Facebook ...

TSA App tries to ease air travel pain
It won't save you from "enhanced patdowns," but an iPhone app from the TSA tries to ease the pain of air travel by offering guidance on prohibited items, security wait times and packing tips... Yahoo Travel News

Babies on Airlines: Safety Seats Are Safer Than a Lap
The independent federal agency, which investigates transportation accidents and promotes safety, has long pushed for a rule requiring that all passengers be properly restrained in a separate seat, including children under 2 years old... New York Times

Airports say security checks going smoothly
Airports reported few hang-ups at security lines Tuesday as travelers endured more rigorous searches and the air travel system geared up for the weekend... USA Today

Tulsa's downtown Crowne Plaza to become Hyatt Regency
One of Tulsa's large downtown hotels is switching from a Crowne Plaza to a Hyatt Regency... USA Today

Indulge in chocolate from the ground up 
Guests of the new Hotel Chocolat on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia can immerse themselves in a complete chocolate experience... Globe and Mail

Other and Odd
Tech gadgets for frequent travelers 
If you have people on your gift list who travel a lot, you may want to think about giving them something to keep them comfortable and entertained while on the go... Seattle Times

What not to wear? Clothing a security line issue 
Underwire bras, lace-up boots, skirts, baggy pants among items to avoid ...

How to Eat Healthy While Traveling
It's easy to give up on your diet or general healthy eating plan while you're traveling. But if you keep healthy food choices at bay, you may maintain a healthy regimen during your travels with no regrets... USA Today

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