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  • Readers' top travel picks

    Readers' top travel picks
    Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, Aruba With a free-form pool for the kids and a casino for the adults, Hector Rivas and his family say the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino is the perfect getaway. “We’ve been there four...
  • Travel Apps For Great Last-Minute Deals

    Travel Apps For Great Last-Minute Deals
    No question, last-minute travelers can grab great deals. When hotels, resorts, cruise lines and even airlines have unused inventory, they often offer it at deep discounts — sometimes as much as 50 percent and more off original prices. To be a...
  • Playful Padua

    Playful Padua
    I'm in Padua (just half an hour from Venice, but a world away), and I really like this town. Padua's museums and churches hold their own in Italy's artistic big league; its hotels are reasonably priced and the city doesn't feel touristy. Nicknamed "The...
  • H2O fun at Florida resorts

    H2O fun at Florida resorts
    Resorts have pools, of course, but what separates the men from the boys when it comes to H2O fun is having a water park right on the premises — talk about making a splash more conveniently particularly for families! With a water park onsite you don&...
  • When to splurge in Europe

    When to splurge in Europe
    I've always been a fan of budget travel tips. For 30 years I've written and lectured about ways to stowaway, picnic and get special deals to be able to afford international travel. My feeling has long been that "you experience more by spending less."...
  • Vacation spots for children with special needs

    Vacation spots for children with special needs
    In the past, many families with special-needs children may have skipped vacations to theme parks, hotels and adventure spots because they didn’t feel comfortable with the facilities and services. But today, there are many more options. Thanks to the...
  • Anticipating Atlantis

    Anticipating Atlantis
    Maya and Kona, ages 3 and 4, just met, but they were BFF by the time their mothers finished signing them in at AKA, the children’s program at Atlantis in the Bahamas. They were so busy discovering the dollhouse they barely noticed as the moms left...
  • Travel Q&A: Peanut ban on plane irks flier

    Travel Q&A: Peanut ban on plane irks flier
    Q: My husband and I were on a Delta flight from Boston to Detroit. Shortly after takeoff, the captain announced that there was a passenger with a peanut allergy, so no peanuts would be served. I wondered if it was common practice to inconvenience an...
  • Entrepreneur Evelyn Echols dies at 99

    Entrepreneur Evelyn Echols dies at 99
    Evelyn Echols was best known as a successful entrepreneur and a founder of the Echols International Travel & Hotel School, but she was also a grand dame of Chicago society who used her entrepreneurial skills and celebrity connections to help others. Her...
  • After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?

    After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?
    The beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were as tragic as they were revolting, but they existed in something of a logical context. Both men were covering a war zone that few journalists (including me) have the guts to cover....
  • More for your money: Make Wi-Fi work for you while on the road

    More for your money: Make Wi-Fi work for you while on the road
    Internet connectivity on the road can be inconsistent at best. Parts of rural America have limited cellphone reception, and airport Wi-Fi speeds can be spotty, to say the least. Still, you don't have to spend hundreds on Wi-Fi hot spots if you have a...