| 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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Mexico's players had to pile into taxis to get to training Monday when the team bus wouldn't start.
Officials with the English team, whose hotel is within sight of Brazil's largest slum, worry the gridlocked streets will trap the players in traffic...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore.
Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost...
| 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 16, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Walt Disney World has announced two vacation deals in time for the holiday season, including the return of the "Play, Stay, Dine, & Save" package.
The 5-night/6-day room, ticket and dining plan package can save a family of four up to $600 at 25...
| 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 19, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Brittany Smith was ready for a vacation when she showed up at Indianapolis International Airport in early June. The only thing she needed was a destination.
Smith, 25, a community manager for Yelp, was launching an experiment she had long considered:...
| 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...