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  • New Jersey Beach Tour Celebrates '50s Motel Architecture

    New Jersey Beach Tour Celebrates '50s Motel Architecture
    WILDWOOD, N.J. — I expect Frankie and Annette to walk out of the Lollipop Motel. If you know who they are, you will know what I mean. If you are too young to remember them, you owe yourself a ride on a Doo Wop Back to the '50s tour, centered in...
  • China's enclave in Canada

    China's enclave in Canada
    If you close your eyes at the Sea Harbour Restaurant for just a few moments, you could swear you're in Hong Kong, as servers and customers exchange rapid-fire Cantonese. When you open them, it's as if you've been teleported to the Pearl of the Orient;...
  • Plan to move, expand Md. Renaissance Festival met with resistance

    Plan to move, expand Md. Renaissance Festival met with resistance
    One by one, they came to the microphone and made their case: The Maryland Renaissance Festival is fun, but it doesn't belong in a rural community. The festival annually attracts to Crownsville about 300,000 visitors who gobble smoked turkey legs, guzzle...
  • Fireworks season kicks off tonight at Navy Pier

    Fireworks season kicks off tonight at Navy Pier
    Kaboom. It’s fireworks season again at Navy Pier. They start tonight at 10:15 p.m. and are every Saturday and Wednesday night through Labor Day, according to a statement from Navy Pier spokesman Nick Shields. The show is choreographed to music...
  • Eco-tourism rises as Iran's currency woes clip travelers' wings

    In a building full of shops selling nightgowns and wedding dresses, three young women in the modest offices of the Zhivar Tourist Agency chat up clients about prospective vacation spots in Iran. Business is good. The falling value of Iran's currency,...
  • Mexico: Disney cruises to return to Baja; Carnival to revisit Mazatlan

    Mexico: Disney cruises to return to Baja; Carnival to revisit Mazatlan
    Suddenly Mexico has returned as a hot cruise destination. Disney Cruise Line comes back to the West Coast for Baja cruises from San Diego in fall 2015. Also, Carnival Cruise Lines resumes its seven-day itineraries to Mazatlan starting in October. Disney...
  • Manaus is Brazil's jewel of the Amazon jungle

    Manaus is Brazil's jewel of the Amazon jungle
    It's that special time in the late afternoon when the light turns golden and life seems to move at the pace of a bygone era in the square that anchors this Amazon city's opera house. Children clamor to catch soap bubbles sent aloft by a vendor,...
  • Seniors on the Go: What could go wrong? Let me count the ways

    Seniors on the Go: What could go wrong? Let me count the ways
    Consider these headlines: Rampant crime in destination areas. Lax safety standards. Sloppy management. Faulty equipment. Untrained operators. Deliberate targeting of visitors for scams. Or these reports: Cruise line passengers murdered in Antigua. Visitor...
  • Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'

    Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'
    Apparently unfazed by the current congressional proposal to undo its earlier airline passenger protection rules, the Department of Transportation proposed a set of new, additional consumer protections. The most important deals with fees: DoT proposes that...
  • Local Voices South: April 10 edition

    Local Voices South: April 10 edition
    Letters to the editor from Orland Park, Evergreen Park, Burbank, Alsip, Oak Lawn and Bolingbrook. Get outside It was a warm spring day in 200. It had rained the night before, and I couldn't wait to go outside to look for worms. The only thing I was...
  • Cruise lines offer up an education with your vacation

    Cruise lines offer up an education with your vacation
    The days when people went on a cruise vacation and returned home satisfied with just a tan have long been gone. Now passengers want more: to learn and accomplish something during their cruise – perhaps learning about local wines or how to...