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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Strategies for a gap year

    Strategies for a gap year
    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...
  • Travel books: A century of Beverly Hills; a look at Myanmar

    Travel books: A century of Beverly Hills; a look at Myanmar
    "Beverly Hills: The First 100 Years" Rizzoli, $100 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...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5
    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...
  • Senior Living column: Follow your dreams, revisit your bucket list and get to it

    Senior Living column: Follow your dreams, revisit your bucket list and get to it
    Do you have a bucket list? I never had one until they became the topic du jour and then became a part of speech. I ran this by my husband. Did he have one? "No." Did he want one? "No." Should we create one? "Well, if you want to." What I...
  • Disney gives CEO Robert Iger a two-year contract extension

    Disney gives CEO Robert Iger a two-year contract extension
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger's contract has been extended two years through June 2018, delaying the company's decision on choosing a successor but perhaps only slightly. Iger has headed Disney during a period of unprecedented...
  • New TV show will look at Busch Gardens' roller coasters

    New TV show will look at Busch Gardens' roller coasters
    Busch Gardens and its roller coasters will be featured on Thursday in a new TV show premiering on the Great American Country (GAC) cable network.  The show is called "All-American Amusement Parks," and the episode is focused on "extreme coasters." Busch...
  • Airfare: $238 from LAX to Dallas for fall, winter on Southwest

    Fall and winter travel to Dallas’ Love Field is on sale for $238 round trip from LAX, including all taxes and fees, on Southwest. The catch: You must purchase the airfare by Oct. 9. It is for travel Tuesdays and Wednesdays from Nov. 4 to March 4....