| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:31 PM
LGBT tourism is on the upswing in Broward County and officials want to keep it that way.
To help continue expansion in that market, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is exploring potential growth avenues to attract more lesbian,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The Coconut Cove Guesthouse in Fort Lauderdale, which had been one of Broward County's exclusively gay lodgings, is no longer in business, according to a recording on its phone Monday.
The 15-room guesthouse at 3012 Granada St. recently changed...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
It seemed like a good idea at the time. Last year my wife and I booked a two-week, 900-mile river cruise through Russia for June 2014.
But three months before our departure, Russia grabbed Crimea from Ukraine, the United States slapped sanctions on...
| Sep 16, 2014
Though it's often avoided by tourists (who use only the city's airport), Frankfurt's modern energy makes it a unique and entertaining city. Linking the wine-and-castles stretch of the Rhine to the north with the fairy-tale Romantic Road to the south,...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Best known for her roles on "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "What I Like About You," Jennie Garth is showing fans another side of herself in "The Jennie Garth Project," a new HGTV reality series in which the 42-year-old actress works with a contractor to...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:00 AM
So you have upgraded your iPhone to iOS 8 -- now what? You’ll be pleasantly surprised that some of the top travel apps in the iTunes Store have enhanced their offerings for iOS 8 -- and it makes no difference whether you have the newest iPhone or an...
| Sep 30, 2014
I'm in Padua (just half an hour from Venice, but a world away), and I really like this town. Padua's museums and churches hold their own in Italy's artistic big league; its hotels are reasonably priced and the city doesn't feel touristy.
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I've always been a fan of budget travel tips. For 30 years I've written and lectured about ways to stowaway, picnic and get special deals to be able to afford international travel. My feeling has long been that "you experience more by spending less."...
| Aug 5, 2014
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....
| Aug 26, 2014
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...