| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Airlines and their partners, especially co-branded credit cards, lavish miles on you these days. The challenge isn't accumulating miles; it's in finding ways to use them. And getting full value can be tough.
This biggest barrier — this shouldn't be...
| Dec 26, 2010
We asked readers where they would go if money and time were no object, and where they were likely to go in 2011. Thailand for dental work, one said. A trip with a friend to France, another said. Here are some of the other responses. Bon voyage!
| Dec 27, 2010
I am from Minnesota and travel to Glendale for business and also vacation with quite a few people. We always stay at the Golden Key Hotel and shop at the Americana at Brand.
We've been coming out there for more than a decade. The hotel has been a very...
| Dec 27, 2010
| 6:00 PM
University of Central Florida athletes Derrick Hallman and A.J. Rompza said it never gets old.
Every day, they inevitably bump into UCF fans young and old who thank them for their success this season.
Rompza was shopping for Christmas gifts at the...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 4:08 PM
I wonder if there's been a more common American dream in the last half-century than rock stardom. When I was 8, high on my first exposure to the Beatles, I created my own one-man band in the living room, playing a guitar and drum simultaneously and...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 5:05 AM
As of 6 a.m. today, about 5,800 ComEd customers were still without power, according to a company news release. Of those, 5,000 were in Chicago.s
The company expects all power to be restored by mid-day today. Officials late Wednesday night said crews...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Attention, Baltimore commuters: The JFX has been reduced to two lanes in each direction. That means, come Monday morning, it's going to be extra-crowded on the expressway. To get to work on time, check out the directions below for alternate routes into...
| Jan 29, 2012
Think of what follows as a travel tapas buffet — tidbits that just might whet your appetite for more. Here are a dozen pieces of information for the 2012 traveler.
1. You will know how much you'll pay to check your bags when you're flying. The...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 12:33 PM
We understand why you eat at Outback Steakhouses during your business travels. You're tired. It's close to the hotel. You know exactly what you're going to get.
But with a little effort, that business trip can be a culinary adventure. Why not find the...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:00 PM
A hotel executive recently told me that flying Singapore Airlines is so pleasant, losing a bag became a positive experience. Airline staff apologized profusely, delivered the bag within a few hours and gave him a free flight.
It made him want Singapore...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. led trade missions to Singapore, China and Israel. His lieutenant governor, Michael S. Steele, went to Ghana, South Africa, Paris, Barbados and Israel. Former Gov. Parris N. Glendening took overseas trips with an aide who...