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  • Enjoying the quieter side of Victoria, B.C., by foot and bike

    Enjoying the quieter side of Victoria, B.C., by foot and bike
    VICTORIA, British Columbia - Victoria retains its compact, easygoing nature, with major sights clustered around downtown's Inner Harbour. But I decided to explore the edges of the city - or at least as far as I could leisurely go on foot, bike and a...
  • Central Cabo San Lucas is where the people go to party

    Central Cabo San Lucas is where the people go to party
    CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - Medano Beach is the waterside Times Square of Cabo San Lucas - a sandy, wet, crowded, noisy, naughty world of wall-to-wall suntan-oil-slathered flesh. Up from the water's edge are a string of sand-hugging bars where Jell-O...
  • The making of a president: Barack Obama's Hawaii

    The making of a president: Barack Obama's Hawaii
    HALEIWA, Oahu - If you've vacationed in Hawaii, you know the come-hither scent of flowers, the trade winds cooling the peaks and the warmth of the southern ocean. Now imagine growing up here, where Barack Obama was born, exposed from the first to a...
  • Birthplace of rock 'n' roll? Memphis has plenty of evidence in its favor

    Birthplace of rock 'n' roll? Memphis has plenty of evidence in its favor
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - This port city on the Mississippi River calls itself the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Its credentials? The Memphis Recording Service, forerunner of Sun Studio, in 1951 recorded "Rocket 88" by Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats, which some...
  • Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down

    Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down
    Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
  • Some reasons to visit Philadelphia now

    Some reasons to visit Philadelphia now
    W.C. Fields' gravestone doesn't really read, "On the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia." But the comic actor loved to poke fun at his native city. When I was a student in Philly way back when, I did too. There wasn't much to do. It seemed like every...
  • Las Vegas' new mob museum is a 'hit'

    Las Vegas' new mob museum is a 'hit'
    LAS VEGAS — Valentine's Day is for a day of love and kisses and chocolate and roses. Except on Feb. 14, 1929, in Chicago, which featured Tommy gun bursts, shotgun blasts, pistol shots and headlines of the slaughter of seven gangsters in a South...
  • Splash, stay (and pay) at Washington's Great Wolf Lodge

    Splash, stay (and pay) at Washington's Great Wolf Lodge
    SEATTLE — Basking in the 84-degree atmosphere, watching the waves at your feet, it's easy to forget it's not quite barefoot weather yet in Washington. Until you glance out the window at the steel-gray sky and spitting rain outside the Great Wolf...
  • Fascinating and feisty Bucharest: Romania's capital rises from its past

    Fascinating and feisty Bucharest: Romania's capital rises from its past
    BUCHAREST, Romania — On Sunday morning in Bucharest, I knew just what I wanted to do: I wanted to go to church. I also wanted to go down to the Old City, visit a few museums and buy a warm pretzel from a sidewalk stand. But mostly I wanted to go...
  • In Merida, Mexico, every weekend is a holiday

    In Merida, Mexico, every weekend is a holiday
    A man in a white tank top, black drawstring shorts and flip flops drags a beat-up bike from the front room of an abandoned house on a wide boulevard lined with mansions. For 30 pesos, less than $3, the rusted, one-speed "Cherry"-brand bike is mine for...
  • Beyond the beaches: Mexico offers a wealth of cultural treasures

    Beyond the beaches: Mexico offers a wealth of cultural treasures
    If you're looking for a personal encounter with thousands of your closest American friends, you could do worse than traveling to Mexican hot spots such as Cancun or Cozumel. But you would be cheating yourself of the chance to experience Mexico itself....
  • Rolling on and off the water on a drive and ferry trip to British Columbia

    Rolling on and off the water on a drive and ferry trip to British Columbia
    Land. Sea. Land. Sea. Ferry. Road. Ferry. Road Fish for lunch. Fish for dinner. Pancakes for breakfast (yes, you can have fish if you really must). A looping trip west out of Vancouver, British Columbia, means a lot of water and mountains that get in...