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  • Scouting the gems of San Juan

    Scouting the gems of San Juan
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — This island offers so many visual treats — gorgeous beaches, rugged hills, beautiful churches and majestic historic forts — that dining becomes a virtual afterthought. A hunk of meat or fish, some sides of mofongo...
  • The tablet or the laptop?

    The tablet or the laptop?
    Mobile devices have had a good run lately. First there was news that more wireless devices are being used in the United States than there are people to use them. Then we learned that accessing the Internet by mobile device doubled in 2011. Now we have the...
  • No clown pants here

    No clown pants here
    Name: P-cubed pants What they are: A line of adventure and business pants from Clothing Arts of North Woodmere, N.Y., that are pickpocket-proof. How they work: Large pockets with zippers and buttons make unauthorized access difficult, if not...
  • More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees

    More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees
    If you think flying is tedious, try figuring out what your flight will cost. Fees for bags and optional services, such as seat selection, extra legroom, Internet access, onboard entertainment and other choices can plump up airfares by $100 or more. And...
  • 10 ways to take a sabbatical

    10 ways to take a sabbatical
    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...
  • Gift guide for the road

    Gift guide for the road
    The business traveler in your life has it tough. Too much time in airports. Too many nights in unfamiliar beds. Too much small talk with clients. Too much unhealthy food. So why not take advantage of the present-giving season to make things better for...
  • Booking flights too early can be as expensive as booking too late

    Booking flights too early can be as expensive as booking too late
    Anyone who has booked a last-minute flight knows you pay more when you wait. But you also pay more if you book too early. What's too early? What's too late? Pity the poor fare geek trying to hit that elusive sweet spot. Discount travel site Cheapair....
  • The trouble with Wi-Fi

    The trouble with Wi-Fi
    Technology couldn't be more pervasive. It is always at our fingertips, meeting every need at every moment, providing constant communication. Right? Judging by how quickly people fire up their phones after the plane lands, not quite. One of the last...
  • Relief from security hassles?

    Relief from security hassles?
    I might owe the Transportation Security Administration an apology. But first, the background: in June, the International Air Transport Association unveiled its security "checkpoint of the future." In this space I wrote about its alluring, virtually...
  • Airline food: Hot or not?

    Airline food: Hot or not?
    What was the last memorable meal you had on an airplane? Struggling for an answer? Me too. That is why American Airlines' recent announcement that it is working on in-flight meals with two notable chefs, Richard Sandoval and Marcus Samuelsson, seemed so...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: A step-by-step guide to the South Bay

    Southern California Close-Ups: A step-by-step guide to the South Bay
    We'll call the movie "Three Beaches and an Airport." It'll star Hugh Grant as a buttoned-up business traveler who is separated from his job, money and luggage at LAX, then befriended by a team of wise-cracking Olympic volleyballers who introduce him to...