| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Get ready to pay more when you fly.
The so-called Sept. 11 security fee that was intended to fund the Transportation Security Administration is about to increase. The TSA, however, says it won’t necessarily benefit from the extra revenue.
| 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...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The U.S. was eliminated from the World Cup last week, losing worldwide bragging rights when it comes to soccer.
But Americans can brag about being No. 1 when it comes to tipping service workers.
A survey of more than 25,000 people from around the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea.
The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
| 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 12, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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...
| 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,...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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....
| Nov 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Wayne and Wende Allen found a second home, their vacation escape, in a convenient location — 24 miles from their Harford County home.
"Most of our friends who have second homes have them at the beach, in the mountains down south," said Wende...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Annemarie Ní Churreáin came to College Park from the town of Donegal, Ireland. But her trip wasn’t intended as a vacation.
“I am working on a collection of poems,” she said, “and I’m working on a book project with a...