| Jun 19, 2010
Q My family and I rented a van from Enterprise to drive to California. We were looking forward to the trip of our lives. We had planned to visit Disneyland, Universal Studios and, of course, the beach.
Our trip to California went as planned. But as we...
| May 18, 2010
| 11:00 AM
When I was a child, camping in style meant sleeping in a trailer and not having to use a flashlight to find the bathroom. Today, the great outdoors is filled with everything from inflatable bounce pillows to cappuccino carts and Wi-Fi.
I remember camping...
| 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...
| Jul 12, 2009
-- If your circle of friends includes self-styled urban sophisticates, a declaration that you like to take your family vacation in and near Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is a bit like announcing you're a fan of Ann Coulter at a global-warming...
| Jan 4, 2009
If you want your sheets changed daily, your breakfast delivered to your room or even the reassurance of knowing the toilet has been sanitized, you may be a candidate for an overnight stay in one of the 48,000 properties that populate the U.S. lodgings...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 7:27 AM
There's a wide selection of homes out there -- which is one is right for you? Depending on how much maintenance you want to do, how much privacy you need, or if you want something custom built to suit your particular tastes, each home type has its own...
| Sep 11, 2009
| 12:26 PM
To many visitors, South Bass Island is about two things: golf carts and partying. The golf carts are everywhere. They swarm the downtown like flies. People rent them to traverse the island's 4-mile length and mile-and-a-quarter width. Cops have golf carts...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 10:05 AM
New appliances. Upgraded bathrooms. Plasma televisions. Granite countertops. High-end fixtures.
These are some of the perks foreclosure landlords are offering their tenants. With the market for home sales slowing and prices declining, real estate experts...
| Apr 27, 2008
Orbitz is featuring energy-efficient hotels at www.eco.orbitz.com. These properties have earned an "ENERGY STAR" label from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency because they use nearly 40 percent less energy than average buildings and emit 35...
| May 8, 2009
Twenty-five years beyond "1984," we're still living in George Orwell's world.
Or at least the queen of England is. In March, Queen Elizabeth surprised a few people by giving the visiting president of Mexico a copy of George Orwell's dystopian classic...
| Jan 3, 2007
Desire, the Buddha informs us, is the root of all suffering -- also, a leading cause of alimony, but let's move on.
The craving for comfort, luxury, prestige and me-first acceleration drives us to buy more car than we absolutely need to go from point A...