| May 19, 2014
| 8:22 AM
At some point, four people sharing two double beds and one bathroom gets old. The maid service doesn't compensate for the stale muffins in the lobby and coffee you have to make on the desk. It's time to look into renting a house or condo at the beach....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: I have an interest-only loan with one bank and a second mortgage with another. The interest-only loan will change at the beginning of July to require me to make principal and interest payments.
The loans total...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Here's a website that helps you locate vacation rentals in proximity to your interests.
What it does: It lets you search based on activities you like and how far you want to drive or fly from major cities in the U.S. and Europe....
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:21 AM
Deputies on the hunt for a man wanted for burglarizing, swiping a gun and then stealing another car ended when deputies found their suspect back in the same house in Panama City Beach where the crime spree all began, according to a news release from the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Portuguese prosecutors on Thursday ordered police to reopen their investigation of the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the 3-year-old British girl who went missing from a resort in the Algarve, local and British media reported.
| May 27, 2012
Money may be tight, but not enough for most of us to forgo a summer vacation.
A recent survey by travel site Orbitz.com found that nearly eight of 10 respondents will be taking a vacation this summer. Some plan to spend more than last year, but nearly...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:09 AM
LOPEZ ISLAND, Wash. - One hates to define a place by its cliches, but sometimes there's truth to be found.
"On Lopez, everybody does 'The Wave,'" an Orcas Islander told me before I embarked for Lopez.
It's a bit like what you see on the back roads of...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:37 PM
"Who would go to Hawaii in June?" a friend asked when I talked about a trip I took to Maui last year.
A travel writer on a budget, for one.
I, too, was skeptical about the timing, but the weather was a perfect 70-80 degrees, with low humidity and...
| Dec 23, 2012
Where is the John Muir of the San Gabriel Mountains? The Ansel Adams of the San Bernardinos? The Donner Party of the San Jacintos?
All right, maybe one Donner Party was enough. But Muir, Adams and company are among the reasons the inland mountains of...
| Feb 5, 2012
If you don't know where you're going on vacation this year, you may not be indecisive. You might just be a bargain hunter.
Increasingly, travelers are trading the certainty of the destination for savings, Peter Yesawich, vice chairman of MMGY Global, a...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:58 AM
You can get a cheap car-rental rate in Florida in June if you are willing to do some driving. Combine your trip to Florida with a road trip up the East Coast, and you can save a bundle on car-rental rates.
Dollar Rent A Car is offering $1-a-day rates...