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  • Two charming seniors, adrift and on vacation in Iceland

    "Land Ho!" is a droll, Icelandic "Odd Couple" just two slightly mismatched geezers on a sight-seeing / skirt-chasing trek to the island of ice and volcanoes. Its pleasures are slight, but rewarding, if you know where to look for them. Paul Eenhoorn, of...
  • On my way to Diagon Alley

    On my way to Diagon Alley
    Tomorrow I'll be taking in the opening of Diagon Alley at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Theme parks are big business in Central Florida, and there are few bigger pitfalls for a theme park than becoming outdated. So big openings like that at...
  • Kevin Hunt: Rocky Hill Spa Closes: What About My Gift Card?

    Kevin Hunt: Rocky Hill Spa Closes: What About My Gift Card?
    Q: "My daughter gave me a birthday gift card worth $50 to a spa on the Silas Deane Highway in Rocky Hill. Several weeks ago, I tried calling to schedule an appointment and the phone was no longer in service. When I drove to the spa, the building space was...
  • Easing up on the 40-hour week

    Easing up on the 40-hour week
    Google Chief Executive Officer Larry Page says we should all work fewer hours, and — like most people — I love the prospect. "The idea that everyone needs to work frantically to meet people's needs is just not true," Page said at a recent...
  • Hollywood Boulevard wax figure attraction expands with Marvel heroes

    Hollywood Boulevard wax figure attraction expands with Marvel heroes
    In the movie theaters, films starring superheroes are drawing huge crowds. So it makes sense that one of Hollywood Boulevard's most popular tourist attractions is expanding this week to bring visitors a 4-D dose of superheroes. Madame Tussauds, next...
  • Norwegian flies to London -- for now

    Norwegian flies to London -- for now
    Despite some opposition, Norwegian launched its new low-fare nonstops to London/Gatwick from three U.S. airports last week: twice a week from Ft. Lauderdale, twice a week from Los Angeles and three times a week from New York/JFK. Schedules are the...
  • Seniors on the Go: Summer senior summary

    Seniors on the Go: Summer senior summary
    If you're a senior about to shove off on your vacation, here are a few notes on the current state of senior travel. AIRLINES. Forget any special senior deals. The only airline with meaningful senior fares is Southwest, and its senior fares are good deals...
  • Go Away With ... Dan Storper

    Go Away With ... Dan Storper
    Entrepreneur Dan Storper has always loved traveling and music. With Putumayo World Music -- his independent record label that specializes in world music -- Storper has been able to combine his two passions. "Most of my travel over the years has centered...
  • Tips on tipping in Europe

    Tips on tipping in Europe
    Here's a tip. Don't stress over tipping. Restaurant tips are more modest in Europe than in America. In most places, 10 percent is a big tip. If your bucks talk at home, muzzle them on your travels. As a matter of principle, if not economy, the local...
  • Orlando: Hotel deal gives early entry to Harry Potter's Diagon Alley

    Orlando: Hotel deal gives early entry to Harry Potter's Diagon Alley
    Diagon Alley opens Tuesday (today) as the latest feature in the Universal Orlando kingdom in Florida. For those who can't wait, Hilton Orlando offers a room and three-day park-to-park tickets that allow you to enter an hour earlier than everyone else...
  • 'King of the Screwups' in the Works as a Movie at Alloy

    Young-adult specialist Alloy Entertainment is developing a movie version of K.L. Going's "King of the Screwups." Alloy's president Leslie Morgenstein and Cheryl Dolins are on board to produce the project. Going's novel, published in 2010, centers on a...