| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:24 PM
As assistant managing editor for features, Alice Short oversees Health, Food, Home, Travel and Fashion content for the Los Angeles Times. She has worked at the paper for more than 20 years and has edited a number of Times publications, including the Life...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Dominique Callimanopulos thinks it's time to level the travel playing field, and she thinks it's simple to do. The founder of Boston-based Elevate Destinations is bringing the buy-one-give-one model to the luxury travel world.
"For every trip booked...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Hundreds of thousands of volunteers turn out every year to plant trees and clean up trash for National Public Lands Day. Their (and our) reward for lending a hand: free admission to national parklands on the day, which falls on Sept. 27 this year.
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:00 AM
There are two places for visitors to stay inside Death Valley National Park: the fancy inn or the laid-back ranch with cabins and rooms that are good for families. Both are cutting room prices 30% for those who come to visit the desert park midweek...
| Sep 7, 2014
Here's a bargain travel tip: Plan to head to your vacation destination when most folks are heading home.
In other words, schedule your trip as close as possible to when the season changes and you'll pay a lot less than what others were paying just a few...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:39 AM
JetBlue is offering summer deals on airfares starting at $94 each way.
Book travel by Thursday, May 21 for a Tuesday or Wednesday departure from June 3 through Sept. 25 to some hot destinations.
Fly one way from Fort Lauderdale to Nassau for $94,...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The affordable vacation is becoming more and more rare. Rising fuel costs have made air and automotive travel considerably more expensive, hamstringing many would-be travelers' budgets before they even begin their search for a hotel or private rental....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes
Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format
This week's TV Movies
Arrow After Roy (Colton Haynes) goes...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Here's a website that can help you keep tabs on travel deals for your favorite destinations around the globe.
What it does: It's a search tool for discovering travel deals, including airfare and hotels.
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:00 AM
For those who can't plan ahead, here's another app to help you find travel savings.
Name: Last Minute Travel Deals
Available for: Website (www.lastminutetravel.com), Android and iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
What it does: Accesses flights from more...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Last Wednesday was National Splurge Day. And while I've spent most of my life doing anything but splurging, sometimes even a die-hard budgetista gets the urge to indulge in a bit of frivolous spending now and then — especially when it comes to...