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MOUNTAIN HIGH AND MT. BALDY CLOSE, AS DO ROADS IN YOSEMITE

Earlier storms had brought snow to Southern California's ski resorts, but on Thursday a wet storm moved in, bringing both rain and...

ESCAPES: WHEN THE WORLD PLAYS SPOILER WITH TRAVEL ARTICLES, GUATEMALA BECOMES AUSTIN

If you had seen the front page of the Sunday Travel section of the Los Angeles Times on a recent Thursday evening, you would have seen...

 
 
 

FLOAT OVER THE CITY ON A WEEKEND ESCAPE TO SEATTLE

These days Seattle is a high-tech boomtown, but I grew up in the Emerald City long before Amazon, Starbucks and Microsoft made it so....

INSIDE HAWAII'S WILD WEST COWBOY CULTURE, WITH RANCH STAYS AND A RODEO

In Hawaii, surfers riding the waves atop their boards are an everyday sight. Less well known are cowboys on horseback herding cattle...

 
 
 

TWO CAN FLY FROM L.A. TO FIJI FOR THE PRICE OF ONE, $1,099

Fiji Airways will let you bring a friend along on your next flight to Fiji - for free. Airfares from L.A. to the nation of more than...

GOOD DEAL FOR KIDS ON ALASKA CRUISE WITH LINDBLAD EXPEDITIONS

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic gives families a chance to save on an active cruise to Alaska's fjords, glaciers and wilderness...

 
 
 

SAN LUIS OBISPO WILL GIVE TRAVELERS $100 JUST FOR VISITING

There can't be a better reason to visit San Luis Obispo in winter. Stay two nights in local lodgings and receive $100 cash to spend...

BIG STORM TO HIT THE SIERRA, CREATING BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT RESORTS, NATIONAL PARKS

A powerful snowstorm that could deposit as much as 5 feet of snow is heading for the Sierra Nevada on Wednesday evening, expected to...

 
 
 

CIRQUE-LIKE SHOWS 'CELESTIA' AND 'FUERZA BRUTA' COMING TO LAS VEGAS

Two big tops coming to the Las Vegas Strip will be home to flashy new shows “Celestia” and “Fuerza Bruta,” which may resonate with...

FOR MLK WEEKEND, SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES AND PARADES TO HONOR THE CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER AND ACTIVIST

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend with parades and volunteer work, plus birdwatching, beer tasting and Hawaiian tunes. Morro...

 
 
 

HILLS AND VALLEYS, VINEYARDS AND CHÂTEAUX OF FRANCE'S DORDOGNE REGION

Lace up your hiking boots and hit the trail in central France, where you'll visit medieval villages, towering châteaux, forests, hills...

WANT TO FLY TO COACHELLA IN UNDER AN HOUR? NEW FLIGHTS ADDED FOR FESTIVAL

If you want a quick way to get to the Coachella music fest in April, consider flying. American Airlines recently added nonstop flights...

 
 
 

STORMS CLOSE HIGHWAY 1 AT BIG SUR'S SLIDE AREAS, POSSIBLY UNTIL FRIDAY

Here we go again. Storms that could touch off mud and debris slides on Highway 1 south of Big Sur have prompted officials to close...

SOCAL SKI RESORTS REPORT POWDER CONDITIONS, AND MORE SNOW IS ON THE WAY

Southern California ski resorts received the gift of powder - and more is on the way. It snowed hard Monday and was expected to continue...

 
 
 

NEW CIRCA RESORT & CASINO TO OPEN IN DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS IN 2020

Las Vegas' newest resorts will be opening in downtown, not on the Strip. Circa Resort & Casino will tower over the Fremont Street Experience...

NEW RULE REQUIRES AIRLINES TO REPORT MISHANDLING OF MOBILITY EQUIPMENT

Each time I board a flight and relinquish my power wheelchair to people responsible for loading it, I pray it will be returned to me...

 
 
 

NEW YEAR, NEW TACTICS TO KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFO SAFE AFTER MARRIOTT DATA BREACH

As consumers, we're thinking about data breaches all wrong. We ask how something like this can happen. We are shocked when 383 million...

TOUR ENGLAND'S LAKE DISTRICT, INCLUDING BEATRIX POTTER'S HOME, ON FOOT

Soak up the scenery on an eight-day luxury self-guided walking tour of the Lake District, England's newest World Heritage Site. Day...

 
 
 

DMV SHOULD HAVE FIXED ITS REAL ID PROBLEM BY NOW TO HELP DRIVERS AVOID HASSLE LATER

In regard to “Real ID Hits a Bump, But ...” On the Spot , by Catharine Hamm, Jan. 6: I shouldn't be dumbfounded by government snafus,...

FREE-DIVING TAKES YOU TO THE DEPTHS OF DESPAIR AND THE PEAKS OF EXCITEMENT

The final day of my Los Angeles free-diving course happened to coincide with my 12th wedding anniversary. Instead of drinking wine...

 
 
 



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 ...

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Looks Like a Hell of a Lot of Fun

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Looks Like a Hell of a Lot of Fun

It brings joy to my heart that even as the SUVs and crossovers are poised to take over the entire world, arguably the biggest debuts at the Detroit Auto Show were the 2020... Read more ...

Louisville airport to be named after hometown hero Muhammad Ali

Louisville airport to be named after hometown hero Muhammad Ali

Louisville city renames its airport after hometown great Muhammad Ali. Louisville International Airport will now be known as Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. Read more ...

Every Video I Could Find of the 2020 Toyota Supra's Exhaust Sound

Every Video I Could Find of the 2020 Toyota Supra's Exhaust Sound

Have we reached a saturation point on 2020 Toyota Supra content? Maybe. But even if you're tired of reading about the new Toyota sports car, surely you're not tired of hearing... Read more ...

Let's Take a Video Tour of the New 2020 Toyota Supra

Let's Take a Video Tour of the New 2020 Toyota Supra

Sick of hearing about the new 2020 Toyota Supra yet? I'm not, only because I very much want to drive it and see if Toyota-and mostly BMW , if we're giving credit where it's... Read more ...

The Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2019

The Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2019

World-renowned chefs including Alain Ducasse, Heston Blumenthal and Mauro Colagreco are making their mark in cities across the world this year with an array of exciting new... Read more ...

Apurva Kempinski Bali to open in Indonesia

Apurva Kempinski Bali to open in Indonesia

The Apurva Kempinski Bali is a luxurious resort capturing the essence of Indonesian culture, art and identity. ‘Apurva' means ‘unique and magnificent' in Sanskrit. It is a... Read more ...

Louisville airport to be named after hometown hero Muhammad Ali

Louisville airport to be named after hometown hero Muhammad Ali

Louisville city renames its airport after hometown great Muhammad Ali. Louisville International Airport will now be known as Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. A... Read more ...

NYC welcomed 65.2 million tourists in 2018 with increased Chinese visitors

NYC welcomed 65.2 million tourists in 2018 with increased Chinese visitors

New York City welcomed 65.2 million tourists in 2018, by marking a ninth consecutive year of the growth. The city tourism board has confirmed this information. According to the... Read more ...

Costa Rica modernizes “Certificate for Tourist Sustainability”

Costa Rica modernizes “Certificate for Tourist Sustainability”

The tourism sector is on track to become one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world. Nowadays, it is recognized as a key engine of socioeconomic progress... Read more ...

Nebraska Tourism Office launches first campaign of 2019

Nebraska Tourism Office launches first campaign of 2019

The Nebraska Tourism Office has launched its first campaign of 2019 by promoting hundreds of thousands of sandhill cranes migrating to the Platte River Valley. The move is for... Read more ...