| Dec 19, 2010
With three active kids and no trust fund, my husband and I are big believers in the vacation rental over the hotel experience. Granted, there is no room service, but frankly, who can afford it for five? Over the years we've rented houses and apartments in...
| Jan 2, 2011
The life of a road warrior is certainly no picnic, but for Brian H., it proved his undoing. For years, as a pharmaceutical salesman shuttling throughout Asia, eating alone at night in hotel bars and with access to a generous expense account for boozy...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 8:06 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the age Charles Robinson was sent out of state to make money.
COSTA MESA — We've all got them, and sometimes we hang onto them until eternity, or for as long as they can weather the storm of daily life.
| Jul 27, 2010
| 10:36 AM
| Aug 3, 2010
| 9:27 PM
Anais McConnell woke suddenly at 4:30 a.m. Sunday and realized her husband, Nathan, wasn't in bed beside her.
He, his father and two brothers had left the family's rented vacation home in Redington Beach to catch a late showing of "Predators" in nearby...
| Aug 29, 2010
THE BEST WAY TO THE MAINE COAST
From LAX, nonstop service to Boston is available on American, JetBlue, Virgin America and United; direct service (stop, no change of plane) is offered on Delta and Southwest; and connecting service (change of planes) is...
| Oct 19, 2010
| 11:07 AM
The Huntington Beach City Council on Monday night approved amendments to its maps, general plan and zoning to include Sunset Beach, and added provisions to prohibit marijuana dispensaries and to require short-term vacation rentals to complete the...
| Jun 26, 2011
As the owner of a communications agency in Del Mar, Calif., Andy Abramson travels often. In fact, he's had two accidents in the last two years while he was driving rental cars.
In the first case, a car collided with Abramson's rental. His insurance...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 6:53 PM
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Like most of the people soaking up Sunday brunch at the Parker Palm Springs hotel, the hungover-looking dude in slacker attire with the fashionista girlfriend looked as if he had just rolled out of bed at 10:30 a.m. He also...
| Aug 10, 2011
My TSA (free; iOS)
What it is: Answers to the Transportation Security Administration's most frequently asked questions, plus travelers (often-outdated) reports of how long you must wait in the security checkpoint line at any U.S. airport.
How it works:...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Nestled in the highest valley east of the Rockies in a picturesque region of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, lies a high altitude ski area which has become known for its extended season of snow cover.
With an elevation of more than 4,200...