The amusement parks may be the main attraction in the Orlando area, but there’s fun to be had outside the park as well. NBC’s Kerry Sanders shows what central Florida has to offer, from crystal clear underground springs to the Kennedy Space Center’s new exhibit.
Virgin Galactic made a giant leap closer to its goal of space tourism by the end of this year. Its rocket-powered test ship “SpaceShipTwo” broke the sound barrier before a smooth landing in the Mojave Desert.
When a tourist gets too close to an orangutan cage at a zoo in the Philippines, the enormous primate swipes his shirt, puts it on and then dances in a triumphant fashion show for onlookers.
While the U.S. embargo of Cuba has taken a heavy economic toll, Melissa Harris-Perry’s panelists look at how Cuba remains burdened but not broken.
Jill Smokler, also known as the blogger Scary Mommy, talks about her humorous new book, “Motherhood Comes Naturally … and Other Lies.” She also explains her dislike for the phrase “it takes a village” and answers parenting questions.
Despite a long-standing ban on tourist trips to Cuba, Jay-Z and Beyonce were recently spotted on the island, sparking outrage for many Cuban-Americans and prompting a letter from two Florida Republican Congressmen to the Obama administration. NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell reports.
A group of tourists cross a bridge during a visit to Rason-Mt. Kumgang resort May 20, 2013 in this picture released by the North Korea's KCNA news agency in Pyongyang May 21, 2013. Picture taken May 20, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA (NORTH KOREA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT TRAVEL) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS
The first batch of Rason-Mt. Kumgang international tourist group pose upon arriving at the Kosong port onboard the "Royale Star" May 20, 2013 in this picture released by the North Korea's KCNA news agency in Pyongyang May 21, 2013. Picture taken May 20, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA (NORTH KOREA - Tags: TRAVEL
A guide for Chinese tourists shields himself from the sun with a stars and stripes umbrella on Capitol Hill in Washington May 20, 2013. The nation's capital is in peak tourist season. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRAVEL)
Firefighters work at the scene of a fire at Thamel, a major tourist hub in Kathmandu May 17, 2013. According to local media, the fire started in the kitchen of Faces Lounge and Bar after a cooking gas cylinder exploded and spread to two neighboring buildings, including a major book store. The blaze,