© Provided by The Points Guy MSN has partnered with The Points Guy for our coverage of credit card products. MSN and The Points Guy may receive a commission from card issuers. Traveling Europe — in Normal Times — can be an expensive splurge or an affordable adventure depending on […]

Who decided that bigger is better? Apparently the companies that produce toilet paper in this country. Special to The Olathe Journal Stacey Hatton America is getting bigger and bigger. I’m not talking about population growth or elected officials’ egos, but America is swelling, and manufacturers have been adjusting to keep […]

Like many other Americans, Chris Morrison, his wife, Jill, and his two young daughters are hoping to go on a vacation this year. When promises of a vaccine emerged last fall, Morrison booked Air France flights to Europe using miles, feeling more confident than ever that a summer 2021 trip […]

A student checks the time as others wait for the start of the annual college entrance examination amid the coronavirus pandemic at an exam hall in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. South Korean officials are urging people to remain at home if possible and cancel gatherings as about […]

Biden has made clear that he wants to reset the US relationship with top allies, especially those across the Atlantic. But on complex questions like how global tech firms should be taxed, deep disagreements will remain, even under a new US administration. Meanwhile, Europe’s mission to crack down on misbehaving […]

Even as the thicket of travel restrictions across Europe grows, the European Union is seeking support for a coordinated regionwide approach that would make it easier for potential travelers to understand the increasingly complex rules. Brussels is proposing common criteria and thresholds for deciding on travel restrictions and a system […]

PARIS — Despite an easing of border restrictions in Europe, retailers, hotels, restaurants and other businesses in the region’s fashion capitals that rely on the tourism industry are struggling to cope with the disappearance of international visitors — with little sign they will return in significant numbers in the near […]