| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| Aug 7, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO BOOTHBAY HARBOR, MAINE
Boothbay Harbor is about an hour north of Portland, Maine, via Interstate 95. United, Continental, AirTran, Delta, US Airways and JetBlue all offer connecting service (change of planes) to Portland. Restricted...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:55 AM
"Troops march on their stomachs," Napoleon Bonaparte once observed. Arguably, travelers do too, and on getaways many gravitate to buffets. Florida, being synonymous with fresh fish and other delicious gifts from the sea, serves up some bountiful seafood...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 10:41 AM
Hotels and resorts recognize the importance of focused family time. Here are five places with amenities designed to keep kids and their parents happy.
1. The Benjamin Hotel, New York City. This Manhattan eco-hotel helps families get a good night's sleep....
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:31 AM
Remaining ready for potential evacuation during a teaching assignment in the Middle East meant wearing liquid cash — along with a passport and international visa photos — around my neck, and keeping "go bags" packed in both my apartment and...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 11:29 AM
Although the Civil War was waged across the country — from Arizona to Maine — some of the heaviest and most decisive fighting took place in the beautiful rolling countryside of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The Piedmont, as it's called,...
| Jan 11, 2011
A reader asks: Are there other health insurance options besides high-risk pools for people who can't get coverage in the individual market because of a preexisting condition?
The answer: It depends on where you live.
Under the current health insurance...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 6:28 AM
From the Dining@Large blog:
I hate it when I confuse my "upscale localvore-focused contemporary American dining experiences" with my "cozy, casual and affordable French Brasseries with an American feel." But I managed to do that recently in a blog post....
| Nov 1, 2010
| 6:26 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — He had the top-selling album in the country earlier this month. He's on the president's iPod. He's on the charts with two singles and a collaboration on a third. He's on Facebook with updates for the more than 14 million people following...
| May 17, 2011
Q: I love New Zealand sauvignon blanc but am getting bored. Can you recommend some other whites?
—Deborah Brill, Highland Park, Ill.
A: There are so many possibilities out there I want to name everything I can think of. So I tapped some of my wine...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 10:57 AM
BOSTON -- Dane Cook's half brother and sister-and-law have been ordered to pay the comic $12 million in restitution, after they pleaded guilty to stealing money from him.
Darryl and Erika McCauley are accused of embezzling millions from Cook while Darryl...