| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Cruise Line International Assn. sent out some information last week about the value of mini-cruises. What caught my eye was how short and how cheap some of the getaways could be. You can take a West Coast overnight cruise for about $100 per person, less...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:43 PM
A new poll finds that while air travelers aren't canceling plans from fear of contracting Ebola, 40 percent said they are taking extra precautions while flying, such as washing hands more frequently and using hand sanitizer.
Previous polls suggested...
| 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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:07 PM
The CDC is ordering Maryland health officials to monitor all travelers entering the state from three West African countries for signs of Ebola as the federal agency is pressed to tighten border screening for the deadly virus.
Starting Monday, the...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 10:44 AM
How does an automaker capitalize on a best-selling SUV? If you're Lexus, you launch a smaller, sportier one.
The all-new 2015 NX compact crossover comes in two models: the NX200t is a 2.0-liter with a twin-scroll turbocharger, which is a first for...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard is still searching for the Winter Springs man who has not been seen since his rental boat floated away while he was diving in the Florida Keys Saturday morning.
A rescue crew including a boat, helicopter and airplane unit, has...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Oriental Land Co., the owner of Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea, has announced plans to invest $4.6 billion to expand and improve the two theme parks in Japan over the next 10 years.
A big part of the investment will go to redevelop and expand...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Fe T. Reyes-Dollete is a pediatrician with more than medicine on her mind and in her life.
She is an ardent collector of decorative arts, a traveler and a member of a ballroom dancing group. The Towson home she shares with her husband, Rudy Dollete,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:00 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events
Corks for a...