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  • Seniors on the Go: Oktoberfest, anybody?

    Seniors on the Go: Oktoberfest, anybody?
    You don't have to be German to enjoy hot sausage and cold beer, do you? And what's more German than Oktoberfest? Because some 20 percent of the American population can claim some sort of roots to Germany, you can find Oktoberfests in dozens of U.S. cities...
  • Venezuela airline crisis makes travelers ever more inventive

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Buses across jungle borders, boats through Caribbean waters and private flights from small airfields have become a new norm for departing Venezuela as a multi-billion dollar pay dispute turns the country into something of a 'no-fly'...
  • Travel books: Tracing the supernatural

    Travel books: Tracing the supernatural
    "Guide to the World's Supernatural Places" National Geographic, $26 Here's the perfect travel book as Halloween draws near. In this richly illustrated homage to all things spooky, author Sarah Bartlett has chosen more than 250 "spine-chilling"...
  • The recline of civilization

    The recline of civilization
    The decision about whether to recline one's airline seat has been a flier's most vexing question since tempers turned hot over that issue around Labor Day. Here are some simple truths about the ethics, and future, of leaning back at 38,000 feet....
  • Aggies get good news on Keeton

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - San Jose State - INSIDE SLANT Things looked bleak for Utah State and star quarterback Chuckie Keeton on Saturday night during the Aggies' 36-24 victory over Wake Forest. Keeton, the Mountain West's preseason...
  • St. Thomas More planning NYC trip

    St. Thomas More Church is offering an autumn trip to New York City to visit the 9/11 Museum and Zabar's Food Emporium. The trip takes place Nov. 15. Contact Lori O'Hara for tickets and details at 610-674-4374 or 484-951-0440.
  • Air travel, literature and its discontents

    Flying from Los Angeles to New York on Sunday, I sat next to a kid not too far from my son’s age who had eight drinks in the course of a five-hour flight. I wasn’t trying to keep count, but after a while, it became impossible not to do so...
  • Hong Kong and Paris chosen as Saveur's best food cities in the world

    What's the best city in the world for great food? Saveur magazine's experts say pack your bags for Hong Kong while readers prefer to eat their way through Paris. The Saveur Culinary Travel Awards 2014 announced last week point to the best cities,...
  • Travel-related events in the L.A. area the week of Sept. 14, 2014

    NEPAL Presentation Jeff Greenwald will give a reading from the 25th anniversary edition of his travel book "Shopping for Buddhas." When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626)...
  • Celia Rivenbark: Au revoir to the Grand Tour, hello to U.S. wall sockets

    The last day of our whirlwind tour of London and Paris began with the usual butter-centric breakfast. The Parisians are very big on butter. I imagine that if they have something like a Home Depot, employees roam the aisles insisting that you enjoy a...
  • Second Century Of Family-Owned Business Rolls With The Times

    Second Century Of Family-Owned Business Rolls With The Times
    SOUTH WINDSOR — One hundred and two years ago, the Collins Bus Service started taking children to school in Wapping in a horse and wagon, or, when it was snowy, a horse-drawn sleigh. Ninety-five years ago, John Collins bought the company's first...