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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...
  • Travel deals include Christmas in Poland

     Travel deals include Christmas in Poland
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: •MIR Corp.'s Christmas Traditions of Poland is priced from $3,395 per person double occupancy for the Dec. 18-25 small-group tour....
  • Steve Harvey crowns Mr. Florida

    Steve Harvey crowns Mr. Florida
    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...
  • HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins

    HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins
    "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...
  • 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...
  • Holiday fliers' wish list: dependable apps, seat near Renee Zellweger

    Holiday fliers' wish list: dependable apps, seat near Renee Zellweger
    What bugs us most about the holiday travel crush? A mobile app that won't work when checking on a flight's status. It ranks as the No. 1 travel frustration, even more annoying than dealing with the Transportation Security Administration, a survey says....
  • Orbitz predicts LAX will be busiest airport in U.S. over Thanksgiving

    Orbitz predicts LAX will be busiest airport in U.S. over Thanksgiving
    Orbitz makes this forecast for people who will be flying over Thanksgiving: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will be the busiest in the nation and John Wayne Airport (SNA) among the least-crowded. It's the second year that LAX was predicted to be...
  • Go trolling for kingfish and catch a big wahoo

    Capt. Tom Oberrender of Killin' Time Charters was trolling for kingfish Tuesday morning out of Hillsboro Inlet Marina and also hoping to catch a wahoo. The trip aboard his boat Texas Wireline accomplished those goals, as his anglers caught kings, a cero...
  • Pet travel products make it easier to take all family members on vacation

    Pet travel products make it easier to take all family members on vacation
    When families take a vacation, increasingly, it's the entire family enjoying the get-away. Nearly a third of all dog owners now take their pets along on vacation, according to the 2013-2014 American Pet Product Association National Pet Owners Survey....
  • Fiji has tropical charms for nearly any traveler's budget

    When people picture crystal-blue waters, talcum-like beaches, over-the-water huts, bluebird-colored skies and days spent in lounging in hammocks or snorkeling, they typically think of Bora Bora in French Polynesia. What many don't know is that Fiji is...
  • 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...