| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:02 AM
During your next hotel stay, would you give up clean sheets in exchange for food vouchers or discounted Internet access?
That was an easy choice recently for Glenda Oakley, 31, who stayed at a Westin hotel in Charlotte, N.C. When Oakley checked in,...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Bonjour, holiday shoppers. Add a little international flavor to your gift buying this year with a shopping spree in Paris. This Adventure Vacations budget trip, which offers four nights' accommodations at a choice of hotels in central Paris, includes...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:38 AM
The website Airbnb.com has been a growing presence in Connecticut's rental market for several years, but zoning and building officials have just begun considering the implications on local laws.
"This is something that's new to us, probably new to...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:15 AM
It's not even the middle of October and I'm already worried — on your behalf — about booking Thanksgiving and year-end holiday travel. Why? Fuller-than-ever planes and increasing demand, thanks to a better economy. We don't often associate...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:02 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
•Friendly Planet Travel has seven-night southern Caribbean cruises on Royal Caribbean International as low as $404 per person...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Mexico: Just a month after Hurricane Odile smashed the popular resort area of Los Cabos, officials reported that at least 15 hotels have reopened, and many commercial flights have resumed. Though some hotels suffered major damage and will not reopen until...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Agriculture in Lehigh County has many faces. Take advantage of this once-a-year opportunity to learn about local agriculture during the Open Gate Farm Tour sponsored by Penn State Extension in Lehigh County. This annual event has been conducted in...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Traveling to a big city can be overwhelming. Here's a website that helps you find — and book lodging in — the neighborhood that's right for you.
What it does: Recommends neighborhoods and hotels best suited to you...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:05 AM
As fall begins, the light is as golden as the prairie. The sky is big and blue. This year, with lots of rain, the hills of ponderosa pines undulate in a deep, thick green carpet so solid that the hills really do look black.
One can see why American...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The flickering flames can't seem to erase the chill that pervades the campfire. The plentiful goose bumps have nothing to do with the temperature. They're the result of the ghost stories being told.
The storyteller swears these aren't far-fetched fables...