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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE AND YOUR CAR RENTAL BEFORE YOU HIT THE ROAD

You and nearly 37 million of your closest friends are getting in the car and driving to some well-deserved respite on Memorial Day...

FROM BASEBALL TO DATE SHAKES, THESE FOUR CALIFORNIA ROAD TRIPS ARE MADE FOR FAMILIES

Here are four family-friendly driving trips that might entertain your kids and sharpen your appreciation of California. I came across...

 
 
 

RENTAL CARS WEBSITES AND PHONES TO GET YOU ON THE ROAD

The road beckons, but your car frightens. It may not be trustworthy, it may be too small or it may be both. Answer: renting or car...

A SLOCAL ROAD TRIP GIVES YOU A GEOGRAPHIC, CLIMATOLOGICAL SUPER SAMPLER

After spending a week road tripping in SloCal-sand duning, big tree hiking, desert wandering and snowboarding-I'm convinced it's worthy...

 
 
 

CALENDAR FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND MAY 25-28

Memorial Day weekend is a time to reflect on war, peace and the sacrifices of America's veterans. You can also explore Mexican American...

CRUISE LINES MIGHT BE A LITTLE MORE LENIENT WITH THEIR DRESS CODES ON FIRST AND LAST NIGHTS - HERE'S WHY

Re: “Royal Caribbean's Dress-Code Flip,” Need to Know, by Rosemary McClure, May 13: As far as requiring appropriate evening clothes...

 
 
 

DETOURS WORTH TAKING ON YOUR NEXT ROAD TRIP

Not every mile of every road trip is a buffet. Here are some scenic pieces of a car trip pie across the Western U.S.

A ROAD TRIP IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST IS BETTER WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM OUR FRIENDS

If you're planning a road trip that includes stopovers with old friends - like the Pacific Northwest driving adventure my wife, Eileen,...

 
 
 

FLIXBUS LAUNCHES L.A. SERVICE TO LAS VEGAS, SAN DIEGO, PHOENIX AND MORE

Why drive or fly to Las Vegas when you can get there for less than $10 on... the bus. Hard to believe, but read on. FlixBus , which...

NEW LAS VEGAS MUSICAL GIVES VOICE TO THE LIFE OF MARILYN MONROE

The life and lore of Marilyn Monroe are about to spring to life in a new musical in Las Vegas. “ Marilyn! The New Musical ” shares...

 
 
 

FIVE THINGS NOT TO DO ON A ROAD TRIP

You don't get that many days of vacation. Here are five errors to avoid so you don't spoil your holiday weekend. Don't let gas prices...

SEARCHING FOR BILLY THE KID AND UFOS IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO

We managed to log 1,247 miles in April on a six-day dash through southeastern New Mexico, but it was not so much about the drive as...

 
 
 

CENTRAL AMERICA CRUISE VISITS COSTA RICA, JOURNEYS THROUGH THE PANAMA CANAL

Cruise the tropical waters of Central America on a 10-day trip that includes visits to national parks in Costa Rica and to the Panama...

BEARTOOTH HIGHWAY IS FEARSOME FUN, WHETHER YOU'RE DRIVING IT OR SKIING IT

It's safe to assume, I think, that any road named after a grizzly bear's fang can't help but lead to adventure. Beartooth Highway -...

 
 
 

A FALL FARE SALE FOR AN LAX-LONDON ROUND TRIP ON AIR NEW ZEALAND FOR $544

Here's a sure sign that the spring shoulder season is almost over: Fares to reader-favorite London have been creeping ever upward....

LAS VEGAS' MANDARIN ORIENTAL TO BECOME WALDORF ASTORIA IN AUGUST

The 392-room Mandarin Oriental on the Las Vegas Strip will become a Waldorf Astoria in August, according to a news release from Hilton,...

 
 
 

SILENT BUT SCARY HOUDINI MOVIE TO BE SHOWN AT CATALINA FILM FESTIVAL

Scare yourself silly Saturday, when the Catalina Island Silent Film Festival screens the 1920 movie "Terror Island," featuring escape...

SEE CANADA BY TRAIN AND BUS ON A TOUR THAT INCLUDES NATIONAL PARKS, NIAGARA FALLS

Skip the road trip and hit the rails on a trip through Canada, where you'll see old-growth rainforests, raging rivers and diverse wildlife...

 
 
 

COMING SOON TO LAS VEGAS: STEVIE WONDER TO PLAY PARK MGM AND VAN MORRISON TO PLAY CAESARS

Singing superstars Stevie Wonder and Van Morrison will appear in Las Vegas in the coming months, and fans can snag tickets in the coming...

OPERA TAKES CENTER STAGE ON AN ARTS TOUR OF CUBA

Experience Cuban music, art, dance and culture on a four-night journey organized by the Palos Verdes Art Center and the creators of...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

George Clooney dancing with Meghan Markle, 'dirty burgers', and fireworks...

George Clooney dancing with Meghan Markle, 'dirty burgers', and fireworks: here's what apparently went down at the royal wedding after-party

Reuters Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ended their wedding day with an intimate evening reception hosted by Prince Charles at Frogmore House. It was attended by a select group... Read more ...

Aerial video shows huge lava flows streaming from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano...

Aerial video shows huge lava flows streaming from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano days after it erupted

Ichanceagpoon/Instagram The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii erupted last Thursday after more than a week of intense activity. Lava has continued to burst out of several fissures, and... Read more ...

'Westworld' star Thandie Newton explains the potential for Maeve's newfound...

'Westworld' star Thandie Newton explains the potential for Maeve's newfound 'witch powers'

John P. Johnson HBO Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Westworld" season two, episode five, "Akane No Mai." The second season of "Westworld" hit its stride at the halfway mark with... Read more ...

9 times Princess Charlotte and Prince George stole the show at the royal wedding

9 times Princess Charlotte and Prince George stole the show at the royal wedding

WPA Pool/Getty Images The lead-up to the royal wedding was all about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. This makes sense considering it was their special day, but some of their... Read more ...

Before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had their first kiss as husband and...

Before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had their first kiss as husband and wife, she asked him: 'Do we kiss?'

WPA Pool/Getty Images Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shared their first kiss as husband and wife after their royal wedding service at St. George's Chapel. Moments before the... Read more ...

Trump goes on Sunday morning Twitter tirade attacking the Mueller probe...

Trump goes on Sunday morning Twitter tirade attacking the Mueller probe, Hillary Clinton, and The New York Times

Spencer Platt/Getty Image President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday morning to attack special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016... Read more ...

Inside the world's toughest sailing race, where crews endure chaotic seas...

Inside the world's toughest sailing race, where crews endure chaotic seas and cramped quarters to sail around the world

Nicolai Sehested runs a second sheet to the masthead Zero - Leg 8 from Itajai to Newport, Day 6 on board AkzoNobel. 28 April, 2018. Welcome to the Volvo Ocean Race , one of the... Read more ...

GOLDMAN SACHS: Buy these 13 stocks for their explosive sales growth as...

GOLDMAN SACHS: Buy these 13 stocks for their explosive sales growth as market-wide profits dry up

Reuters / Steve Nesius Investors had a surprisingly sour reaction to first-quarter earnings results, even though the majority exceeded analyst forecasts. That doesn't bode well... Read more ...

An investor who helps manage money for the super-rich has a simple tip for...

An investor who helps manage money for the super-rich has a simple tip for building wealth, and you can start doing it today

Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Saving early and consistently is the most powerful financial advice for young people offered by Katie Nixon, the chief investment officer at Northern... Read more ...

The African sports tourism summit takes place on the African Day

The African sports tourism summit takes place on the African Day

The African sports tourism summit will be organized on African day. The African Sports Tourism Week is a 4-day event. Around 5-activity gathering of eggheads related to the... Read more ...