For many travelers, dinner consists of room service, or fast food. But Jay Savasni wasn't satisfied with the norm, so he went about creating an online service that connects travelers with people willing to share a home-cooked meal with them.
Al Capone is a big tourist attraction in Chicago. He's on tours, trinkets and t-shirts. So what do Colombian immigrants make of the prospect of their public enemy number one, Pablo Escobar, becoming a tourist industry?
Occupy Wall Street reminds some observers of the protests in Tahrir Square -- especially people with roots in Egypt and the Middle East. Reporter Assia Boundaoui gets the view from a few of them on the periphery of New York's Zucchotti Park.
A group of Chicago-based artists put on a puppet show and got a standing ovation last week. In Iran. The 10 American puppeteers were invited to the Tehran Mobarak Puppet Festival. It was the first performance by American artists at the festival event in nearly 17 years.