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  • Help! My vacation package is missing a hotel

    Help! My vacation package is missing a hotel
    After her hotel closes for renovations, Amber Sharma's vacation package seems to fall apart. Now the online agency she booked it through won't help her fix it. Q: I recently booked a vacation package in Cozumel, Mexico, through Priceline. I called the...
  • Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals

    Trip tactics: Rio to Bali, she gets lost, listens closely, makes deals
    Every destination has lessons to teach, and so do most travelers. In “Trip Tactics,” we ask seasoned travelers for tips, confessions and war stories. The traveler: Armenia Nercessian de Oliveira, a longtime United Nations officer and...
  • Summer skiing in Chile

    Summer skiing in Chile
    It was a glorious August morning: a cloudless sapphire sky, the sun so bright that you knew SPF 50 wasn't enough — and acres of fresh snow. The afternoon before, I had stepped through the doors of the Hotel Portillo, trading Chicago's summer of...
  • Go Away With ... Lucas Neff

    Go Away With ... Lucas Neff
    Raised in Chicago and now a resident of Los Angeles, Lucas Neff is best known to television viewers as Jimmy Chance, the young dad on the Fox series "Raising Hope" whose series finale is scheduled to air on Friday, April 4. And he's the first to admit...
  • Berlin looks to the future, remembers its past

    Berlin looks to the future, remembers its past
    When I visited Berlin last summer to update my guidebook, I also scouted locations for a new TV show. I found the city as vibrant as ever -- with massive infrastructure projects in progress all around town. The cranes speckling the horizon in every...
  • Traveling with pricey items? Hotels aren't always thief-proof

    Question: A client who was traveling for the holidays stayed at a luxury hotel in Miami. She used the hotel's VIP butler services. As she prepared to leave, the butler packed the trunk. She locked it in the presence of several other persons and did not...
  • Travel letters: Thoughts on Nicaragua

    Rosemary McClure made my week when I saw her piece on Nicaragua ["Revved and Ready," March 9]. My daughter has announced a destination wedding that all her "fun" relatives want to go to, but most are not "adventurous" travelers. So when they decided...
  • St. Augustine: From A to Z

    St. Augustine: From A to Z
    Everyone knows that there's plenty of history in St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city. But there are enough other charms — from an amphitheater to haunted tours and a uniquely Florida zoo — to fill a list from A to Z. Amphitheater: On...
  • Disappearance of Flight 370 may affect travel to Malaysia

    Has the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly two weeks ago had an effect on travel to the Asian country? It depends on who you talk to. A Germany-based hotel booking website says it has seen a significant drop in searches among U.S....
  • Loss of Flight 370 may have effect on travel to Malaysia

    Loss of Flight 370 may have effect on travel to Malaysia
    Has the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 nearly two weeks ago had an effect on travel to the Asian country? It depends on who you talk to. A German-based travel website says it has seen a 22% drop in searches among U.S. users for hotels...
  • No ordinary Spanish class

    No ordinary Spanish class
    Rather than simply write a report, students in Dave Dixon's eighth-grade Spanish class are going high-energy marketing and high-tech. The Thurston Middle Schoolers are creating a one- to two-minute travel advertisement for a Mexican city of their choice...