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  • Destination: Marriage

    Destination: Marriage
    Some couples fantasize about getting married under a waterfall in Costa Rica, on the pink sands of Bermuda, or in a castle in Spain. They picture the gorgeous backdrops that such a locale provides and don’t want to pose in front of a painted...
  • All About Travel: A look at the state of the honeymoon, both at home and abroad

    All About Travel: A look at the state of the honeymoon, both at home and abroad
    A lot of goes into a wedding; About a year of planning, on average, and upward of $20,000, give or take, depending on whom who ask. It makes sense that after all of that, a vacation – the honeymoon – is in order. Which, of course, is...
  • Go Away With ... Sheila E.

    Go Away With ... Sheila E.
    In her new book, "The Beat of My Own Drum: A Memoir" (Atria, $26), musician Sheila E. talks candidly about her rise to fame, her engagement to Prince and the backstory to how Lionel Richie ended up adopting her niece, Nicole. An avid traveler, the 56-...
  • Market-style reforms widen racial divide in Cuba

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's experiment with free-market reforms has unintentionally widened the communist-led island's racial divide and allowed white Cubans to regain some of the economic advantages built up over centuries. Under President Raul Castro,...
  • Taking off on round-the-world trips (with teens, with dog)

    Taking off on round-the-world trips (with teens, with dog)
    SEATTLE Imagine packing up your life, getting on a motorcycle and traveling around the world. It sounds crazy and impossible, especially for adults saddled by a mortgage, a job and family obligations. But Seattle natives Mike and Shannon Mills and...
  • Hotels to collect record $2.25 billion in guest fees

    Hotels to collect record $2.25 billion in guest fees
    Internet connection fees, bag checking charges and reservation cancellation costs. Most Americans have grown accustomed to nickel-and-dime charges from the airline industry. But hotels and resorts are also taking a bite out of their guests’...
  • In Katmai National Park, Alaska, up close with bears pursuing salmon

    In Katmai National Park, Alaska, up close with bears pursuing salmon
    In the Alaska of my mind, it is always summer. A bear stands hip-deep in glacial runoff, swatting salmon and swallowing them whole. Eagles wheel overhead. Moose meander in the bush. The theme from "Northern Exposure" echoes across the tundra. The real...
  • Hotels wrongly ramp up extra fees, just like airlines

    The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Thursday, Aug. 28: The airlines started it, this business of adding extra fees to travel, for baggage and the like. But hotels, The Associated Press reported this week, are signing on...
  • Weekend Escape: Golf with Frank Lloyd Wright in Plumas County, Calif.

    Weekend Escape: Golf with Frank Lloyd Wright in Plumas County, Calif.
    It took only three-quarters of a century to realize Frank Lloyd Wright's vision for a golf clubhouse. But instead of being constructed in his native Wisconsin, as Wright had planned, the building forms the centerpiece of a resort in ruggedly beautiful...
  • Hotel occupancy, rates increased again in July

    Hotel occupancy, rates increased again in July
    Hotels in Central Florida posted more good numbers in July as tourism continued its rebound. Both hotel occupancy rates and average daily room rates rose compared with the same time last year, according to STR, a travel research firm. Average...
  • Learning the wonders of the sharing economy in trip to Denver

    Learning the wonders of the sharing economy in trip to Denver
    Meet my friends Joanna, Jo and Brenton, and Beth. They really helped me out on my recent trip to Denver. Joanna lent me her car. Jo gave up his room and crashed in Brenton's room so I would have a place to sleep. Beth invited me for a lovely dinner....