| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
Friendly Planet Travel has Panama Canal cruises on Princess Cruises as low as $999 per person double occupancy. An 11-night itinerary...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Any craft-beer devotee will tell you the hardest thing about visiting a craft brewery is getting up to leave. Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is encouraging more people to stay by going beyond the welcome mat to the spare bedroom — or 16....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:30 AM
What a way to start the day!
My daughter Reggie, a San Francisco teacher, and I are soaking in a piping hot mineral pool -- one of four at different temperatures -- at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Innâs expansive spa. The picturesque hotel, spread...
| Aug 4, 2014
The stomach muscles pull and, oh, the ankle swelling won't subside. "My husband, for about half the pregnancy, has slept on the couch because I'm just constantly tossing and turning," says Ashley Pine of Milford, due to give birth to a baby boy in the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
You’ll want wild horses to drag you away to the Old West at the luxurious yet rugged Mustang Monument Wild Horse Eco-Resort set in the wilderness of Wells, Nev.
Here you can spot mustangs running free on 900 square miles thanks to activist and...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
"Yep, I've seen a lot of changes," says 88-year-old Virginia Strasser.
She has worked behind the scenes at what is now The Omni Homestead Resort & Spa deep in the Allegheny Mountains for 62 years. Strasser is one of an exclusive club of employees who...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Bathrooms are not much over 10 percent of the floor space in typical homes. But per square foot, they're often the most expensive due to all the plumbing, fixtures and finishes like tile instead of drywall. That goes for remodeling, too, where estimates...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Annapolis police and local youngsters recently joined forces on land and in the bay for the department's annual youth fishing camp.
The camp, in its 14th year, was held the week of July 21, and is run by officers, civilian employees and volunteers....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I'm a runner, and I need to wear sunscreen, but when I sweat and it gets in my eyes, it burns ferociously. Any suggestions on which ones won't sting?
— No More Tears
Dear No More: I enlisted my co-worker Lauren Evasic...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
For those who want to avoid plastic microbeads in exfoliants and are crafty to boot, Ole Henriksen, of Ole Henriksen Face/Body Spa in West Hollywood, provided a do-it-yourself recipe for a facial scrub made mostly with ingredients you might have in your...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Until recently, I didn't know it was possible to talk to God via voice prompts. Now I'm not so sure.
My religious epiphany occurred in the midst of trying to locate the concierge at the Grand Wailea hotel, a Maui vacation destination that will play...