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  • Essence of series: Essential oils have many uses

    The W.T. Bland Public Library in Mount Dora will host a three-part series on essential oils taught by Stephanie Clunn. Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers and other parts of plants. The oils also...
  • New plan to move forward with Morikami Park hotel, other attractions

    New plan to move forward with Morikami Park hotel, other attractions
    Adding a long-sought hotel, expanding garden trails and building an "artisan's village" are among the changes potentially in store for Palm Beach County's Morikami Park. The County Commission last year authorized pursuing a hotel development deal for...
  • Ski resorts gear up for summer activities

    Summer can be a great time to visit ski resorts. The weather is usually glorious, and there are numerous outdoor activities, festivals and cultural offerings aimed at attracting visitors and entertaining locals. In this generally slower time of year,...
  • Foreign correspondence: Giant statues lure visitors to Easter Island

    Foreign correspondence: Giant statues lure visitors to Easter Island
    What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit. Rene Rubio, 43, is manager of the Hanga Roa Eco Village & Spa (www.hangaroa.cl), a...
  • An obstacle course of chowder, sweets and mud

    An obstacle course of chowder, sweets and mud
    Marathons and 10K races are so last year. Obstacle races are the craze among fitness buffs, combining trail running with obstacles such as 8-foot walls, barbed wire, monkey bars and tractor tires. Plus, mud — big pits of gritty, sticky mud that...
  • Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports

    Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports
    Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next: ·               Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
  • New South Florida hotels bring buzz, options

    New South Florida hotels bring buzz, options
    The newest hotels in South Florida are already making a name for themselves. Open just since March, the Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach has earned the top spot for the city on TripAdvisor, followed in second place by another newcomer, The Redbury...
  • Robb Report's picks for 'Best of the Best' promise ultimate luxury

    Robb Report's picks for 'Best of the Best' promise ultimate luxury
    Imagine drifting off to sleep at the Cheval Blanc Randheli resort in the Maldivesi, to the sound of waves lapping, or slipping off to slumberland at the Aman Canal Grande Venice  hotel in Italy, surrounded by centuries-old treasures. Those...
  • Kevin Hunt: Expedia's $43 Rate At New Punta Cana Resort Too Good To Be True?

    Kevin Hunt: Expedia's $43 Rate At New Punta Cana Resort Too Good To Be True?
    Expedia is so sure of its travel prices that it offers a best-price guarantee that matches any lower price found within 24 hours of booking. It refunds the difference and issues a $50 travel coupon. But what happens when a traveler books a trip to a...
  • Kevin Hunt: Rocky Hill Spa Closes: What About My Gift Card?

    Kevin Hunt: Rocky Hill Spa Closes: What About My Gift Card?
    Q: "My daughter gave me a birthday gift card worth $50 to a spa on the Silas Deane Highway in Rocky Hill. Several weeks ago, I tried calling to schedule an appointment and the phone was no longer in service. When I drove to the spa, the building space was...
  • Florida: Fort Lauderdale hotel guests can get their hands on sharks

    Florida: Fort Lauderdale hotel guests can get their hands on sharks
    The great white shark that recently bit a swimmer near the Manhattan Beach pier raises summer fears of sharks at beaches from California to New York. Such attacks are rare, but that fact often doesn't allay people's fears. Nova Southeastern University's...