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  • Vacation goes flat over rental van repair

    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...
  • Camping restyled: Modern campgrounds now have loads of extras

    Camping restyled: Modern campgrounds now have loads of extras
    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...
  • Planning your trip to Maine

    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...
  • Dollywood perfect for family vacations

    Dollywood perfect for family vacations
    -- 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...
  • When the hotel cost's too high, try the home rental or swap

    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...
  • Understanding Different Types of Homes

    Understanding Different Types of Homes
    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...
  • South Bass Island

    South Bass Island
    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...
  • Foreclosure Rental Strategies

    Foreclosure Rental Strategies
    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...
  • Booking green

    Booking green
    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...
  • A George Orwell tour, with stops in Scotland, England, India and more

    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...
  • Best of 2007: Nirvana, starting at 12 grand

    Best of 2007: Nirvana, starting at 12 grand
    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...