| Jan 24, 2015
| 4:46 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Cold and windy weather will send many farmers markets into hibernation by the end of October or the first weekend of November. But that doesn't mean farmers have stopped farming, which means not all markets will shut down.
A growing number of farmers...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Students who would like to put their college career on hold to travel around the world a gap year can enjoy a life-changing experience particularly if some of the time is used to volunteer abroad. Here are some tips to consider from Projects Abroad, an...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 11:31 AM
You plan to travel. You plan to travel with cake. Why not? It's good company, and unlikely to snag the window seat.
First, you contact the Transportation Security Administration. These days, transportation security is administered with rigor, and you...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:17 AM
This time of year, local families tend to spend their down time outside — camping in parks, relaxing on the beach, dining al fresco, and attending outdoor concerts. But with the arrival of Great Wolf Lodge New England, a 40-acre destination resort...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:07 PM
If we are to believe the overwhelming speculation from computer-industry observers and tech fanboys alike, Apple early this week will include some form of tap-to-pay technology in a new smartwatch that will be announced Tuesday.
And Apple, so the...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:37 PM
"Beverly Hills: The First 100 Years"
It seems only right that a book celebrating Beverly Hills' centennial anniversary costs $100. The price matches the heft and ambition of Robert S. Anderson's massive and heavily illustrated tome. In...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:22 AM
What to expect when Steve Harvey airs the shows he filmed at Universal Orlando Resort earlier this month?
The talk show on Thursday released a schedule, and these episodes will air nationally Monday through Friday next week. "Steve Harvey" can be seen...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:57 PM
"Westworld," the 1973 Michael Crichton film about a malfunctioning robot that devastates an amusement park, has inspired an HBO series with Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris.
The cast also includes Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Providence Journal reports: WESTERLY, R.I. -- Watch Hill's Ocean House has been picked as the top resort in the Continental United States by readers of the magazine Travel + Leisure.
Readers voted online, and the magazine says they were screened to keep...