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  • Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip

    Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip
    When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up. Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
  • The Thrifty Traveler: Experience scenic savings in South Dakota's Black Hills

    The Thrifty Traveler: Experience scenic savings in South Dakota's Black Hills
    The Black Hills of South Dakota may be famous for being the home of Mount Rushmore, but those in the know make an annual trek for the rock climbing, wildlife, national park access and scenic driving options. In fact, it's particularly popular with the...
  • Congregation to host Israeli artisan event

    Congregation to host Israeli artisan event
    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. The...
  • Study examines sexual behavior of women on vacation

     Study examines sexual behavior of women on vacation
    Who knew that having sex on the beach — or other far-flung tourist destinations — could be so complicated? Some women who engaged in risky sexual behavior while traveling told a researcher that they felt freed from a sexual double standard...
  • Chesapeake Bay oysters featured in new Virginia Oyster Trail campaign

    Chesapeake Bay oysters featured in new Virginia Oyster Trail campaign
    Salty … with sweetness and a smooth finish. That's the regional flavor of Tidewater oysters as they're now being touted in a new Virginia Oyster Trail campaign launched Tuesday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, part of his long-term effort to build a "new...
  • CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local

    CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local
    Here's a teeny-tiny idea, courtesy a slideshow on CNN.com attached to a summertime desperation slideshow story entitled “How to be an L.A. Local – 8 Tips for Faking It.” I suppose it's a compliment that in the city with an unmerited...
  • Mennello Museum of American Art's 2014-15 season

     Mennello Museum of American Art's 2014-15 season
    Exhibitions at the Mennello Museum of American Art during the 2014-15 season will focus first on the American West. In the new year, the museum's attention turns to female artists with works by Dale Kennington, Sang Roberson, Mary Whyte and pieces from...
  • Elephant tourism ethics

    Elephant tourism ethics
    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...
  • The Hudson Valley

    The Hudson Valley
    A road trip through the Hudson Valley can be finished in two or so determined hours. But better to take four days. Or two weeks. Or six months. The 150 north-south miles between New York City and Albany are so rife with riches that wading into them in...
  • 'Outlander' Interactive Map Takes Fans Inside Scottish Locations

    Fans of Starz's new series "Outlander" can now follow along with the characters' adventures through a new interactive map from VisitScotland. The map and companion launched today as part of the national tourism organisation's larger marketing campaign...
  • PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country

    PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country
    Now that it’s prime wine country visiting season, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Mendocino and closer to home, the Central Coast, are all vying for tourist dollars.  Paso Robles, though, stacks the deck with its new PasoWineApp (free at the Apple App...