Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY

Jayme Deerwester

USA TODAY

Alexandria, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Jayme:

Mississippi hotel will let you adopt a dog on site – and it can move right into your room

Since October 2018, 33 dogs have gone home with guests from the Home2 Suites in Biloxi, Mississippi. Here's how the program works. → Read More

Man caught at Houston airport with 35 pounds of liquid cocaine in shampoo bottles

The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol says an arriving passenger tried to smuggle 35 pounds worth of liquid cocaine in shampoo bottles into the country. → Read More

Travel Instagrammer apologizes after Auschwitz rubber duck photo spurs condemnation

"Is the rubber duck in front of the Gate of Death disrespectful - even unintentionally?" the Auschwitz Museum asked. Here's how Twitter users replied. → Read More

State Department warned Americans against traveling to Sonora, Mexico, before killings

Although Mexico itself is a Level 2 country – calling for visitors to "exercise increased caution," Sonora is listed as Level 3 ("Reconsider travel"). → Read More

The flight pattern of a 747 on its final journey made a plane: See El Al's 'sky painting'

On Sunday, El Al retired its final Boeing 747 with a giant Etch-a-sketch-in-the-sky tribute, using the flight path to draw the plane. Watch it happen. → Read More

Royal Caribbean passenger airlifted from Anthem of the Seas off North Carolina coast

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a male passenger from Anthem of the Seas, which was sailing 60 miles off the North Carolina coast. → Read More

JetBlue wants to know if you'd pay $5 to check your carry-on bag

JetBlue is gauging customer interest in paying $5 to check a carry-on bag, saving them from having to fight for overhead bin space. → Read More

Sheriff: Man arrested for molestation after inappropriately touching child at Disney World

Orlando resident James Anthony Jones, 50, was arrested Wednesday in connection with two reports of molestation at Disney World, police said. → Read More

Would you pay $59 a year for overhead bin space? Delta is betting the answer is yes

Would you be willing to pay to have a better shot at overhead bin space? Delta is offering it as a perk in its new SkyMiles Select subscription. → Read More

Tight squeeze: Cruise ship passes through Greek Canal with only 5 feet of breathing room

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines says its MS Braemar set a record for the biggest ship to pass through Greece's narrow Corinth Canal on Oct. 9. → Read More

Carnival resumes port calls to Grand Bahama Friday; flights may resume in mid-November

On Friday, Carnival Cruise Line will make its first visit to Freeport Grand Bahama since Hurricane Dorian devastated the island in early September. → Read More

A man tried to bring a sword in his carry-on; TSA says no weapons, 'regardless of value'

A Brazil-bound passenger tried to bring a sword through the TSA checkpoint in Newark. He was eventually allowed to fly with it as checked luggage. → Read More

Woman made it onto Delta flight at Orlando International without ID or boarding pass

Federal and local law enforcement are investigating how a woman managed to board a Delta flight in Orlando Saturday without ID or boarding pass. → Read More

Visit Hawaii anytime you want – at least in food form – at Pokeworks

Poké, the Hawaiian word for slice, is not one dish but rather a genre. And you can experience them all at Pokeworks, a nationwide chain. → Read More

Grand Canyon West to re-examine safety policies, security after Skywalk death

A 28-year-old visitor climbed over a safety barrier at the Grand Canyon Skywalk and reportedly jumped to his death. → Read More

Singer Aubrey O'Day accuses male flight attendant of making her take off her shirt

Singer Aubrey O'Day claims that a male flight attendant for American Airlines made her turn her shirt inside out in front of other passengers. → Read More

Alaska Airlines flight diverts to Kansas City after passenger threatens crew, aircraft

An Alaska Airlines flight from New York to Los Angeles diverted to Kansas City Thursday after a passenger became combative. → Read More

Days after Thomas Cook collapse, help coming for passengers, workers in limbo

U.K's Civil Aviation Authority continues repatriation flights for customers and employees while guaranteeing hotel bills so that customers can leave. → Read More

Dublin: A short walk through Ireland’s long fight for independence

Dublin's O'Connell Street offers visitors a walk through pivotal moments in Irish history. Rick Steves guides you through the highlights. → Read More

Passengers panic as Delta flight plunges nearly 30,000 feet in under 8 minutes

Delta flight 2353 dropped from nearly 39,000 feet to under 10,000 feet in minutes. The plane, bound for Fort Lauderdale, diverted to Tampa. → Read More