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  • Seniors on the Go: High-end vacation rental -- sometimes a good value

    Seniors on the Go: High-end vacation rental -- sometimes a good value
    Cheapest isn't always the best choice: Look at the lousy product you get on a cheap airline ticket. That's why I never talk about "saving" money: After all, the best way to save money on travel is to stay home. What I really focus on is good value, not...
  • The Dingle Peninsula: Pure Ireland

    The Dingle Peninsula: Pure Ireland
    In Ireland, you drive on the left. For that reason, I take my time in a car there, especially when doing a do-si-do up and over scenic mountain roads. I slowly weave down the dramatic Conor Pass, spilling out into the rugged Dingle Peninsula. My Irish...
  • Euros or dollars? The wrong choice will cost you

    Question: On trips to Italy and Spain last year, a hotel in each country asked me whether I would like my bill charged in dollars or euros. I had not been to Europe for a while, and I had never been asked this. I didn't know what to say, so I went one way...
  • Booking a hotel for sports tournaments

    Booking a hotel for sports tournaments
    During the tryouts for the travel team, you knew this day would come: You’re spending the weekend at a hotel, not of your choosing, for an extended competition. But veteran sports families and travel experts have a few tips for making the most of...
  • On safari in Kenya, safe from Ebola and reveling in nature's splendor

    On safari in Kenya, safe from Ebola and reveling in nature's splendor
    As we drove away from our luxurious tented camp and turned toward the river, we spied yet another creature — in a trip that had been full of them — that took our breath away: a 25-foot crocodile. Our guide guessed the dozing reptilian...
  • 'Honeymooners' Musical to Premiere Next Year

    Ralph Kramden and Ed Norton will belt out the big notes when "The Honeymooners," the new musical based on the hit 1950s TV series, premieres at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., next fall with a commercial producer already attached. The...
  • Travel is broadening

    Travel is broadening
    Travel is broadening, so I'll be spending the next week or so expanding my horizons on a reporting trip. Posting on the Economy Hub will be sporadic at best through next Sunday. Feel free to catch up in the meantime by visiting the archives.  Keep up to...
  • Go Away With ... Noureen DeWulf

    Go Away With ... Noureen DeWulf
    Noureen DeWulf has appeared in such films as "They Came Together," "The Back-Up Plan" and "West Bank Story." She currently co-stars on Charlie Sheen's FX series, "Anger Management." The actress, born in New York and residing in Los Angeles, is of Indian...
  • Opera soloist discusses motherhood on the road

    Opera soloist discusses motherhood on the road
    When Kelly Kaduce steps on the Florida Grand Opera stage this November, she will portray a Japanese geisha named Cio-Cio-San who falls in love with an American soldier during the performance of Madama Butterfly. But, when the stage lights go out and the...
  • The Grenadines: Safer sailing in numbers

     The Grenadines: Safer sailing in numbers
    As a 10-year veteran of sailing Chesapeake Bay and some other amazing waters around the globe, it's hard to name a favorite spot. But the Tobago Cays rank right up there. The Tobago Cays are an area with a 1,400-acre sand-bottom lagoon of crystal...
  • Universal Pictures aims for big part in China

    Universal Pictures aims for big part in China
    Universal Pictures is ramping up in China. The studio has been retooling since Comcast Corp. took over NBCUniversal nearly four years ago. The change of ownership brought new leadership at the century-old studio; Jeff Shell was named chairman of...