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IN OAXACA, MEXICO, LOVE BLOOMS AGAIN AND AGAIN

Oaxaca would wrap itself around my life for years to come.

THIS BAJA ISLAND ADVENTURE WAS TOO EASY. THEN THINGS GOT A LITTLE TOO REAL

A camping-and-snorkeling expedition to Isla Espiritu Santo showed the island's rugged beauty and nature's unpredictability.

 
 
 

IN OAXACA, MEXICO, LOVE BLOOMS AGAIN AND AGAIN

Oaxaca would wrap itself around my life for years to come.

A ROAD TRIP TO MEXICO'S SECRET, SURREAL JUNGLE GARDEN

Las Pozas is a must-see destination for anyone interested in what you can do with enough cement and no permits

 
 
 

FLIGHT ATTENDANTS' JOBS ARE DANGEROUS - TO THEIR HEALTH. THE PROBLEM: YOU

Everyone is concerned about getting sick, and air passengers have special concern. It's not unfounded, and it's not just coronavirus.

PROVIDENCE, HOTEL BEL-AIR WIN 5 DIAMONDS. NO ONE GOT 1 OR 2 DIAMONDS. HERE'S WHY

The annual AAA ratings include top honors for the Hotel Bel-Air and restaurant Providence, and new four-diamond ratings for several...

 
 
 

JUST A 3-HOUR FLIGHT FROM L.A., SAN BLAS OFFERS A TASTE OF HISTORIC MEXICO

The Mexican village of San Blas on the Pacific Coast is filled with history. Good food and surfing abound.

SHOULD EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS BE ALLOWED ON A PLANE? MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD

The fur has been flying about whether emotional support animals should be allowed on planes. Your thoughts?

 
 
 

WHAT'S NEW FOR FANS AT DODGERS AND ANGELS SPRING TRAINING GAMES

At the Dodgers spring training site in Glendale, Ariz., a new road connects to entertainment options. The Angels' site in Tempe has...

THIS BAG CAN BE A CARRY-ON OR A 24- OR 28-INCH PIECE - YOUR CHOICE

Luggage that grows, a battery pack that can charge you mobile devices and your car battery, a vacuum that powers through, and "finger...

 
 
 

LETTERS: E-BIKES AND E-SCOOTERS ARE E-NUISANCES AND DON'T BELONG ON PUBLIC PATHS

E-bikes have the power to do great damage. Also, some bad experiences but some great ones at DMV offices in California. And how casinos...

TAKE A BREAK FROM SPRING TRAINING IN ARIZONA ON THESE 7 GREAT SIDE TRIPS

If you're headed to watch the Dodgers and the Angels warm up for the 2020 MLB season and need a break, try one or all of these fun...

 
 
 

PORTLAND'S BEST RAMEN RESTAURANTS

Ramen has taken root in Oregon's melting pot; here's a sampling of some that warmed our hearts.

DO YOU OFTEN GET LOST? DO YOU LACK A SENSE OF DIRECTION? THESE TOOLS MAY HELP

Some people always seem to know where they are. For the rest of us who must navigate the world, here are techniques that will help...

 
 
 

NEED A VALENTINE'S DAY LOVE POEM? SEE THE POET AT LONG BEACH AIRPORT

On-demand words of love await fliers at Long Beach Airport on Valentine's Day.

SKI AND SURF ON THE SAME DAY. BUT IN CANADA? YES

You might expect to do that in L.A. or Chile, but in Canada? Yes. On the western coast, it's completely possible. I know. I did it.

 
 
 

A DAY AT DISNEY FOR $200? OR 11 WAYS TO SPEND THAT MONEY ON TRAVEL AND OTHER FUN?

These travel ideas, from San Diego to San Francisco, cost roughly as much as a busy day at Disneyland and California Adventure Park.

WEEKEND TRIP: LUXURY IN THE DESERT AT THE RITZ-CARLTON IN RANCHO MIRAGE

The Ritz-Carlton in Rancho Mirage fits the bill for a weekend of "chillaxing."

 
 
 

YOSEMITE'S 'FIREFALL' GLOW IS A NO-GO: NO WATER MEANS NO WATERFALL

Horsetail Fall lacks water, which means the crowd-drawing reflection of sunset light won't appear, park officials say

AMTRAK LAUNCHES 2-FOR-1 TICKET SALE FOR VALENTINE'S DAY

Two can travel for the price of one on spring and summer train journeys.

 
 
 



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