| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Florida’s “backyard,” the Caribbean, is filled with iconic sights. Here are our 10 favorites — in no particular order — you may wish to check out during your next cruise or trip to the islands:
ĚDunn’s River Falls,...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Hawaii voters went to the polls on Saturday for the state's primary election as local authorities and residents rushed to clean up debris from one tropical storm with only a day to prepare for an approaching hurricane.
Voters are to decide a Democratic...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:02 PM
As Ike Fazzio and I pedaled our Swiss-made, electric-assist bikes through Balboa Park, a steep climb loomed. Usually that would mean bearing down, sweating a bit and perhaps even walking up the incline. But not that day.
With a flick of my wrist, the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:20 AM
For their next vacation, Jessica and Michael Hammer are heading to Sweden, where they will stay with friends and immerse themselves in the rhythms of daily life.
"We want to learn about the country," said Jessica Hammer, a 31-year-old Coconut Creek, Fla....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
Gate 1 Travel's Classic Guatemala tour is priced from $779 per person double occupancy, including round-trip air from Miami. The...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim is hosting an Israeli artisan event on Aug. 24.
Jewelry, Judaica and other crafted items by Israeli artists will be on sale between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the temple, 1201 Lake Cook Road in Deerfield.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:18 AM
AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190.
BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
| Aug 3, 2014
There are two types of day-trippers in my mind — those who meticulously research and map out their adventure, and those that who out to explore with no itinerary in mind.
I'm somewhere in between. For a day trip to the Northern Neck, I picked...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 11:50 AM
For many tourists who visit Asia, riding an elephant is high on their list of "musts," but the ethics of elephant tourism are being questioned by animal-rights groups as well as tour operators. Responsibletravel.com, a British company that bills itself as...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The craziest things get swirled together in El Paso, Texas horned lizards and chihuahuas, baseball diamonds and city offices, tiny shops selling pants designed to "lift your butt" and sprawling stores stuffed with cowboy boots.
That's the border, and...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Norwegian Cruise Line offers a 7-night Alaskan cruise on the Norwegian Sun for as little as $269, based on double occupancy.
The Norwegian Sun sails on a Monday-to-Monday round-trip itinerary from Vancouver to Whittier, Alaska cruising the Inside Passage...