| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Liz Sweeney of Timonium used to race her kayak while she lived in New York City. At the time, Sweeney would practice in the Hudson River, though public access to waterways was hard to find.
Now, she is able to get up early and take her kayak to Loch...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:34 AM
A Japanese artist who made figures of Lady Gaga and a kayak modeled on her vagina said on Wednesday from jail she was "outraged" by her arrest and vowed a court fight against obscenity charges.
Megumi Igarashi, 42, says she was challenging a culture of...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Aún hay tiempo para disfrutar con toda la familia antes de que los hijos regresen a clases, por lo que la gran pregunta que se hacen los padres es: ¿a dónde ir?
Claro está, la interrogante siempre viene seguida por dos aspiraciones: que no cueste...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Florida possesses an embarrassment of riches in luxury accommodations at resorts and hotels, a huge draw for almost everyone vacationing in the state, whether residents or out-of-staters. But the state also has a wealth of more primitive accommodations:...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Keep an ear out in July for a variety of sounds, from R&B in New Orleans to new music in Newfoundland, from Polynesian chants in the Pacific Northwest to yodeling in the Swiss Alps. Summer regattas make a splash too, with sailing craft, kayaks and even...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Want to snorkel with sea lions in the GalÃ¡pagos? Photograph penguins in Antarctica? Fish for piranhas along the Amazon? You don't need to strap on a hiking pack and hire a local guide to penetrate these remote regions. In fact, getting to some of the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:59 PM
So you're ready to paddle the Wekiva River, but where to rent a canoe or kayak? And what else is there to do? Here are four options. Click the name of each location for its website:
Wekiwa Springs State Park: The park concession rents canoes or single...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:56 PM
If you're gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, where's a good place to find like-minded folks? That's easy: Sports groups. Central Florida boasts ones for all interests. Want to run or walk? Orlando Front Runners & Walkers meets three times a week at...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Question: I'm going to Europe this summer. I will buy a Eurail pass, so I don't care what major city I land in. I just want the cheapest fare. But some search engines allow you to see only one city at a time. I have now filled out five different city...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:55 PM
My retired dad visited recently, and we both love canoeing and saving money -- so where better to do both than at Crooked River Preserve near Clermont? The 64-acre preserve on the Palatlakaha River and Lake Louisa features 1.5 miles of hiking trails...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The spot: 31s Street Beach and playground (3100 S. Lake Shore Drive, 312-742-5121, cpdbeaches.com/beaches/31st-Street-Beach)
Why it's a gem: The trifecta of an awesome ADA-accessible playground, beautiful beach with southern views of the skyline, and...