| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Last year the trip-planning website Tripomatic calculated one simple, fascinating statistic: In different cities across the globe, how long can $100 last?
Presuming a traveler stayed in the cheapest possible accommodation (usually a shared dorm), took...
| Mar 3, 2013
KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — We had been collecting frequent-flier points for years. My husband, Keith, and I thought that, yes, of course, we would use them. We would fly around the world. Business class. Maybe next year.
Queen Latifah shoved...
| Aug 4, 2013
Thaitanic Sushi is a little restaurant with a lot of heart, serving up not only top-notch sushi but elegant curries and tempura dishes.
The simple menu embodies the best of Japanese and Thai fare. The kitchen doesn't take on too much but tackles just...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa's Tokyo establishment Narisawa sits at the top spot in the inaugural list of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, announced recently in Singapore.
The World's 50 Best Asia is published by the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards. Nihonryori...
| Feb 28, 2013
P.S. Bangkok is one of those Thai restaurants that was around when not many Thai restaurants were, and even back then, it stood out as exotic.
The place opened in 1983 on what was a not-so-bustling stretch of Clark Street south of Wrigley Field (doors...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees.
Motiwala, a U....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:46 PM
A doctor who traveled on Michael Jackson's 1993 worldwide "Dangerous" tour testified that he gave the singer a shot of Demerol and a 24-hour intravenous morphine drip while they were in Thailand and that he told a ranking AEG executive that the singer was...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:54 PM
NHA TRANG, Vietnam -- The mysterious deaths of 2 more young tourists in Asia has prompted increase concerns over the possiblilty of poisonings.
The latest victims, Kari Bowerman, 27, and Cathy Huynh, 26, were backpacking in Vietnam while on break from...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:35 AM
The attorney for Michael Jackson’s family in its wrongful-death lawsuit said Thursday a doctor testified in a deposition that he injected Jackson with morphine while the singer was touring Asia and that he told a current AEG executive Jackson was...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:14 AM
CANNES -- The Ryan Gosling-Nicolas Refn collaboration “Only God Forgives” premieres to the media at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday morning before playing in a public gala Wednesday night. The movie, which reunites the star and...
| Dec 2, 2012
Exotic Vacation Thailand
Roundtrip airfare from LAX to Bangkok 11 nights’ accommodations, including multiple 5-Star Le Meridien hotels
· Guests spend 4 nights in Bangkok, 4 nights in the walled city of Chiang Mai, 2 nights in contemporary Chiang Rai and...