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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...
  • Chinese Road Trip Comedy 'Breakup Buddies' Tops Foreign Box Office

    Road trip comedy "Breakup Buddies" topped the foreign box office this weekend, pulling in $38 million and proving that raunchy comedies can play in China. The film reunites "Lost in Thailand" stars Xu Zheng and Huang Bo in the story of a recently...
  • 'Interstellar' Offers Early Look With Oculus Rift

    In a unique marketing move, those anxiously awaiting Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" can get an immersive preview starting Monday. Paramount and IMAX are partnering to offer a sneak peek at the upcoming sci-fi pic in a new traveling exhibit with...
  • Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?

    Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?
    One thumb up for Gov. Jerry Brown. And the other thumb down. The governor signed a bill inserting a smidgen of sense in California's oft-abused ballot initiative system. Excellent. But he vetoed legislation imposing sensible ethics rules on Capitol...