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  • 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....
  • Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape

    Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape
    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...
  • Seniors on the Go: Oktoberfest, anybody?

    Seniors on the Go: Oktoberfest, anybody?
    You don't have to be German to enjoy hot sausage and cold beer, do you? And what's more German than Oktoberfest? Because some 20 percent of the American population can claim some sort of roots to Germany, you can find Oktoberfests in dozens of U.S. cities...
  • From hotels to restaurants: Tips on tipping when you travel

    From hotels to restaurants: Tips on tipping when you travel
    Whether it be a vacation or a business trip, several people from the service industry come together to make sure your experience is as pleasant and hassle-free as possible when you're traveling. While in some cases a simple "thank you" may suffice, in...
  • Disney scales back its late-night event at Epcot

    Disney scales back its late-night event at Epcot
    Walt Disney World has scaled back one of its newest events, Epcot Food and Wine Late Nights Live. The $79 three-hour party during the Food & Wine Festival that starts this week was originally scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays. Disney has cut it...
  • Playing destination roulette

    Playing destination roulette
    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:...
  • 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....
  • Getting there is half the fun for UCLA football

    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...
  • Cycling through Stockholm

    Cycling through Stockholm
    Stockholm is one of Europe's most beautiful cities. One-third water, one-third parks, one-third city, on the sea, surrounded by woods, bubbling with energy and history, Sweden's stunning capital is green, clean, and underrated. And it's a city in love...
  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    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...