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  • In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective

    In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective
    It took me several trips here to realize this, but if you know where to look and time it right, Death Valley is one giggle after another. Sure, it's vast, wind-raked, sun-baked and empty-seeming. Yes, it will confirm your puniness in the universe. And...
  • Kerouac House celebrates the unveiling of its historic marker

    Kerouac House celebrates the unveiling of its historic marker
    Annemarie Ní Churreáin came to College Park from the town of Donegal, Ireland. But her trip wasn’t intended as a vacation. “I am working on a collection of poems,” she said, “and I’m working on a book project with a...
  • StarFlyer, Vue at 360 set for Orlando

    StarFlyer, Vue at 360 set for Orlando
    A new 420-foot-tall spinning attraction, the StarFlyer, will be part of Vue at 360 off International Drive, the new name for the Gooding's Plaza. The StarFlyer, a product of Australia-based Funtime Group, will open in 12-18 months, said Chuck Whittall of...
  • Go Away With ... Sarah Piampiano

    Go Away With ... Sarah Piampiano
    As a child, Sarah Piampiano dreamed of being an Olympian. But, as an adult, she figured her life as an investment banker would prevent her from becoming a full-time athlete. Five years ago, she made a lifestyle switch, quitting her job, moving to the West...
  • Porto: Portugal without the tourists

    Porto: Portugal without the tourists
    Porto ages happily on the Douro River, along with most of the world's port wine, near where the river meets the Atlantic. Porto comes with a steady sea breeze and a seagull soundtrack. Discount airlines like Ryanair now fly straight to the city, putting...
  • Thanksgiving crowds happening year-round at airports, study finds

    Thanksgiving crowds happening year-round at airports, study finds
    By next year, congestion at Los Angeles International Airport one day out of each week could be as bad as it is on the day before Thanksgiving, according to a new study. And, if travel demand continues to grow, by 2018 at least two days of the week will...
  • Home tour to benefit Mesa middle, high schools

    The Costa Mesa Middle and High Schools Foundation is hosting its first-ever holiday home tour next month. The Home for the Holidays event Dec. 4 will showcase four houses representing different neighborhoods in Costa Mesa. Tour attendees will also...
  • Clippers dealing with trust issues

    Chris Paul: "We've got to want to stop teams just as much as we want to score." ORLANDO, Fla. — It felt like the Clippers had hit the road even before leaving Staples Center on Monday night, with large pockets of Chicago Bulls fans providing all...
  • Antarctica Cruises, Tours To Prague, Czech Republic, Budapest

    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: >>Aurora Expeditions is offering a 15 percent discount on two of its Antarctica cruises. With the discount, the Nov. 3 departure of the...
  • Napa Valley wine country for the budget-wise traveler

    Napa Valley wine country for the budget-wise traveler
    Sky-high hotel and restaurant tabs are commonplace in the Napa Valley wine country, but with a little advance planning you can still eat and sleep on the cheap. We scoured Napa and Sonoma counties — from Calistoga in the north to Napa in the south...
  • Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience

    Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience
    LENOX, Mass. — If you've ever wondered if a spa visit is really worth it — or can change your life —- the following story should erase all doubt. I recently spent four days at Canyon Ranch, the world-famous Arizona-based health spa...