| May 18, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Thousand Oaks teen sailor Abby Sunderland remains in Cape Town, South Africa, where some much-needed repairs on her boat, Wild Eyes, are nearing completion. The autopilot system that failed on the 40-foot-vessel has been replaced and installed in a new......
| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Searchers are trying to find teen sailor Abby Sunderland, a 16-year-old from Thousand Oaks who sailed into a storm in the Southern Indian Ocean and lost contact with her family. Sunderland apparently signaled emergency beacon locating devices on...
| Jun 21, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Cunard Line announces itsÂ 2012 World Voyage programme aboard The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World. The Lineâs newest ship, Queen Elizabeth, and its flagship, Queen Mary 2, will sail these legendary voyages to a combined 60 ports across 33 cou...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Rather a fine joke that was printed in Cape Town's Cape Times newspaper on Thursday morning. It was at England's expense, true, but funny nonetheless. Here it is: "Osama bin Laden has just released a new TV message to prove......
| May 23, 2010
I was warned that meals during my March trip to South Africa would revolve around red meat. But I didn't know it would appear in a shriveled state similar to jerky.
Biltong, as it's called — from the Dutch words bil, or buttocks, and tong, or strip...
| Apr 28, 2010
World Cup competition comes to South Africa in June. Start the celebration of soccer's ultimate event a little early with South African wines. In so doing, experience the country's past, present and future.
Winemaking in South Africa dates back 350 years...
| May 3, 2011
| 9:38 PM
After six episodes of the Starz’ series “Camelot,” I’m still having a hard time believing Guinevere would throw over her hubby, the knight Leontes, for young King Arthur.
Leontes is brave, dashing, honorable, and Philip Winchester...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 8:10 PM
(Reuters) - Considering she is the first black First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama does not talk a lot about race.
Though a descendant of slaves and spouse of the first African American president, Obama is more likely to opine on healthy...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 4:31 AM
Immerse yourself in Scotland by reeling in salmon, or bundle up in Newfoundland for an outing to catch yellowtail and mackerel.
Whether your preference is cod or bluefin, Cape Town or Cabo, online travel advisers Cheapflights.com (www.cheapflights.com)...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Like many college graduates, 23-year-old Kevin Schmidt took a trip after he completed his studies at UCLA this summer. But Schmidt, a 2007 La Cañada High School graduate, wasn’t on vacation. He was working to improve education and HIV/AIDS...
| Jul 31, 2011
Reporting from Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia
Griddle-hot deserts, time-forsaken ghost towns, prismatic canyons and endless ribbons of lonely highway: There's nothing quite like a road trip across the Southwest to get the gasoline pumping in an...