| Mar 22, 2009
Gov. Charlie Crist tailgated and watched this year's Super Bowl in Tampa, then boarded a 10-seat corporate jet the next morning for a quick trip back to Tallahassee, his schedule shows.
He flew courtesy of Dr. Steven M. Scott, of Boca Raton, founder of a...
| Oct 22, 2009
| 12:05 AM
Does Florida Power & Light Co. need a profit margin higher than other Florida utilities? Should the utility add $150 million to its $190 million storm reserve? Did FPL staffers press people to testify at hearings held for customer input?
These are some...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 1:03 PM
Trains and Metro not running. Flights delayed or canceled in and out of De Gaulle and Orly. Massive traffic jams. That's a distinct possibility for France over the coming months, possibly in other European countries as well. Does that mean you shouldn't...
| Feb 14, 2010
If you're headed to see the Dodgers in Glendale, Ariz., this spring, know that there's plenty to do besides baseball. About a two-hour drive south from Glendale, a Phoenix suburb, is Tucson, one of the Cactus League's two original towns.
| Feb 9, 2010
| 6:28 AM
DALLAS ( AP) — If you want a pillow and blanket in coach on American Airlines, it's going to cost you.
The airline will charge $8 for a pillow and blanket in coach class for domestic trips and some international flights longer than two hours,...
| May 11, 2010
| 9:18 AM
Hang out with pirates and ghosts (Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island): Ghost tours, pirates and an annual shrimp festival are the highlights of a port town that is only a couple of hours by car from Central Florida, though it's almost at...
| Jan 26, 2010
At least one big cruise line has decided to court the solo travel market. Norwegian Cruise Line's new Norwegian Epic has 128 "Epic Studios" designed for single occupancy. Although a few other big cruise ships have a few single cabins, the Norwegian Epic...
| Apr 11, 2010
My two jobs collided this past weekend in a very auspicious way.
The music critic was dispatched to write about Paul McCartney's big concert at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, while the travel writer was assigned to make the most of that corporate travel...
| May 26, 2011
Escaping the 9-to-5 slog to live in Italy, promote a book, or motorcycle through South America might sound like an impossible dream. But with a little planning, luck, and clever negotiation, it just might be possible. We found five people who managed to...
| Aug 30, 2009
Dear Alana: I recently found out that the office I work in is closing and everyone who works here will be laid off as of December.
I have a lot of vacation days left, but I don't want to use them because I'll get paid for them when my office closes....
| Dec 21, 2010
Did you learn anything about travel from the recent wave of storms in the Midwest and East? Certainly, despite tremendous technological development, you learned (or re-learned) that air travel is still something of a gamble during really bad weather....