| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:24 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:26 AM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:17 PM
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,...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:21 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:20 AM
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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:08 AM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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.
| Jul 26, 2014
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...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:00 PM
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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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...