| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:57 PM
A loud thump — followed by an even louder curse — echoes from somewhere inside a cavernous semi trailer parked near the UCLA practice field.
It is Monday morning, five days before the football season opener in Virginia, and the student...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:00 PM
As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Vacation. It's supposed to be a time to kick back and relax, but if you're traveling, there can be a lot of stress, from finding the best deal when making the hotel reservations to getting to and waiting at the airport and even checking into your hotel....
| Sep 9, 2014
More famous than many of the celebrities with whom he is paired on "Dancing with the Stars," professional dancer Derek Hough is a star in his own right. Hough, 29, has won an Emmy Award for his choreography on the series, as well as an unprecedented...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Sixty-nine dollars might not seem like enough money to fight over -– but that’s just what city officials spent Wednesday morning doing.
City Solicitor George Nilson is requesting to be reimbursed for $69.93 he paid for a hotel room near...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Matthew VanDyke, the self-styled "Arab Spring Freedom Fighter" from Baltimore, was a friend of the two American journalists who were beheaded by Islamic State militants.
VanDyke met James Foley and Steven Sotloff during his travels in Libya, and it...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Travelers who are passionate about food are likely to spend as much time planning restaurant itineraries as they are booking hotel rooms. In fact, people are arranging entire vacations around food experiences, ranging from visiting producers and food...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Travel Channel has greenlit five new series Shannon O'Neill, including an airport-set project from Ellen DeGeneres' banner.
The new entries are all designed to "illustrate the expansive range of travel entertainment by informing, engaging and inspiring...
| Sep 2, 2014
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-...
| Sep 3, 2014
A hot-air balloon, yellow and red and as big as a house, just cleared the treetops, then descended onto the golf course with a series of urgent "wooshes" from its propane burner.
The wicker gondola bounced and bumped along the fairway for about 10...
| Sep 7, 2014
Here's a bargain travel tip: Plan to head to your vacation destination when most folks are heading home.
In other words, schedule your trip as close as possible to when the season changes and you'll pay a lot less than what others were paying just a few...