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  • For Royals' affiliate in Wilmington, Del., ALCS berth is 'strange in a way'

    For Royals' affiliate in Wilmington, Del., ALCS berth is 'strange in a way'
    The Kansas City Royals, much like the Orioles, have long pumped the potential in their minor league system as the major league team struggled. And a lot of those prospects were biding their time in Wilmington, Del., home of the High-A Blue Rocks....
  • Taking the Kids -- to San Diego

    Taking the Kids -- to San Diego
    Got your shades? "My dad makes me bring sunglasses when I go somewhere outside in San Diego, so I can see if it's too bright," said Melissa, 12. Freddie, also 12, said it is always good to have a hat "so the sun doesn't hurt your eyes." San Diego is...
  • A dream of a razor

    A dream of a razor
    Name: 5 Blades Travel Razor by eShave What it is: A sleek nickel-plated razor that breaks down for storing inside its own easily packable metal canister. The handle uses Gillette Fusion blades. The good: First off, this thing looks a lot more like art...
  • 'America's Great Hiking Trails' is a beautiful book with great tips

    'America's Great Hiking Trails' is a beautiful book with great tips
    "America's Great Hiking Trails" Rizzoli, $50 What makes a hiking trail "great?" What makes it iconic? Author Karen Berger explores America's great hiking trails in this photo-rich coffee-table book. The United States has 11 national scenic trails that...
  • Love at first sip with AUTOSEAL West Loop Travel Mug

    Love at first sip with AUTOSEAL West Loop Travel Mug
    Name: Contigo Autoseal West Loop Travel Mug with Easy-Clean Lid What it is: A vacuum-insulated stainless steel travel cup that only permits liquids to escape when you press its Autoseal button and sip. The 16-ounce cup includes a lid-lock switch to...
  • Flier's favorite L.A.-Portland, Ore., flights were discontinued. Why?

    Flier's favorite L.A.-Portland, Ore., flights were discontinued. Why?
    Question: I often travel between Los Angeles and Portland, Ore. Nonstop works best for me because I have allergy and ear problems, especially on landing and takeoff. I used to fly nonstop on United, but those flights are no longer available. When I...
  • James Adams Floating Theatre packed the waterfront on the Chesapeake Bay

    A century after the James Adams Floating Theatre presented its first performances in the waterfront hamlets of Hampton, Smithfield and Mathews, the sensational allure of the 132-foot-long traveling playhouse has mostly faded. But only rarely in the...
  • Halloween Horror Nights on Travel's Best

    Halloween Horror Nights on Travel's Best
    Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights has wowed the folks at Travel Channel. TravelChannel.com put the Orlando stop on its list of 10 best Halloween attractions for 2014. The choices were not ranked, but listed alphabetically by state. Still,...
  • Communicating in Italy

    Communicating in Italy
    I am terrible at foreign languages. Despite traveling to Europe four months a year, I can barely put a sentence together anywhere east or south of England. But with some creative communication, I manage just fine to write guidebooks, produce TV shows...
  • Scotland's independent streak

    Scotland's independent streak
    My fondest memories of travels in Scotland are in the pubs with folk bands stomping the paint off the floor as locals came together with the same twinkles in their eyes. This is an example of a time when I really feel I'm in Scotland instead of Britain....
  • Why don't theme parks build more year-round haunted houses?

    Why don't theme parks build more year-round haunted houses?
    The bloodcurdling screams and spine-tingling shrieks emanating from haunted mazes and scare zones during Halloween season mark the busiest time of the year for the nation’s theme parks outside the traditional summer months. Which raises the...