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  • 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...
  • Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea to get $4.6-billion expansion

    Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea to get $4.6-billion expansion
    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...
  • Towson split-level houses owners' artistic passion

    Towson split-level houses owners' artistic passion
    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,...
  • 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...
  • Ebola causing air travelers to wash hands, not cancel trips, poll says

    Ebola causing air travelers to wash hands, not cancel trips, poll says
    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...
  • 2015 Lexus NX 300h cuts sporty edge in hybrid crossovers

    2015 Lexus NX 300h cuts sporty edge in hybrid crossovers
    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...
  • Study: Greater Orlando one of the best for winter travel

    Study: Greater Orlando one of the best for winter travel
    With mild weather, popular theme parks and plenty of accommodations to choose from, Orlando is a top destination for winter travel, according to a new study.  Personal finance website WalletHub.com has indentified the best and worst cities for winter...
  • Napa Valley wine country for the budget-wise traveler

    Napa Valley wine country for the budget-wise traveler
    Sky-high hotel and restaurant tabs are commonplace in the Napa Valley wine country, but with a little advance planning you can still eat and sleep on the cheap. We scoured Napa and Sonoma counties — from Calistoga in the north to Napa in the south...
  • Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience

    Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience
    LENOX, Mass. — If you've ever wondered if a spa visit is really worth it — or can change your life —- the following story should erase all doubt. I recently spent four days at Canyon Ranch, the world-famous Arizona-based health spa...