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  • Americans to travel for July 4th weekend in bigger numbers

    Americans to travel for July 4th weekend in bigger numbers
    Expect more traffic on the road this Fourth of July weekend, as 41 million Americans travel for the Independence Day holiday, a 1.9% increase over last year. The forecast by AAA attributes the increase to a rise in consumer confidence, a greater...
  • 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...
  • Taking the Kids -- and meeting future baseball superstars on Cape Cod

    Taking the Kids -- and meeting future baseball superstars on Cape Cod
    Which one? Which one will be the next baseball superstar? We're sitting on the grass with several hundred parents and kids on a balmy summer night in Falmouth, Massachusetts on Cape Cod watching the Falmouth Commodores play the Orleans Firebirds....
  • Go Away With ... Bob Bowman

    Go Away With ... Bob Bowman
    Bob Bowman is the coach of the most famous swimmer in the world: Michael Phelps. While he won't confirm if Phelps will compete in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, he says the two enjoy competition of another kind: horseracing. "Michael and I own some horses...
  • Evolving Lisbon -- trolleys, fado and Old World color

    Evolving Lisbon -- trolleys, fado and Old World color
    Portugal's capital city of Lisbon feels to me like Europe's San Francisco -- it has rattling trolleys, a famous suspension bridge, a heritage dominated by a horrific earthquake, and lots of fog. And like San Francisco, it's a charming mix of now and then....
  • Deceptions du jour for the summer

    Deceptions du jour for the summer
    Ten years ago, I compiled a list of some of the travel industry's false and misleading pricing techniques, using the metaphor of a man who observed various promotions as he walked along a city street. First, he saw an appliance dealer featuring a "side-...
  • Taking the Kids -- and making dreams come true for little leaguers in Cooperstown, N.Y.

    Taking the Kids -- and making dreams come true for little leaguers in Cooperstown, N.Y.
    The Canton, Georgia, families -- all friends -- had been planning this once-in-a-lifetime trip for more than four years and they were all smiles that the Big Week had finally arrived. "This was the goal we set to be here together," said Scott Stroup....
  • Seniors on the Go: Long flight? Take a mid-course break

    Seniors on the Go: Long flight? Take a mid-course break
    If you're planning a long-distance overseas trip -- one of those 18-hour marathon nonstops, or even worse, two 12-hour flights with a connection, you might want to take a stopover at an intermediate point, especially when the normal itinerary is back-to-...
  • Ideas for traveling on a budget with a dog

    Sometimes it's not your kids or your traveling partner that make your vacation plans expensive; it's your dog. Traveling with a dog — and 80% of respondents to a recent Petplan Pet Insurance survey say they want to travel with a pet, an increase...
  • Toronto streetcars let visitors get to know the city

     Toronto streetcars let visitors get to know the city
    A subway train travels faster, but it can't compare with the feeling aboard a good, old-fashioned trolley. Even a slow one. The people of Toronto are passionate about theirs. Only don't call them trolleys. Here, they're streetcars. Maybe it's the...
  • Redflex insider: I testified about secret meeting

    Redflex insider: I testified about secret meeting
    A former employee of the company that launched Chicago's red light cameras testified Wednesday before a federal grand jury investigating bribery allegations, and he said he recounted a secret meeting atop the John Hancock Center and even answered...