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  • Iceland: the quirky home of Bobby Fischer, Björk and the Blue Lagoon

    Iceland: the quirky home of Bobby Fischer, Björk and the Blue Lagoon
    REYKJAVIK, Iceland - This is the only country that gives you a bath before they send you home. The Blue Lagoon, open year-round, rain or shine, envelops thousands of tourists from all over the world in its misty embrace. Many of them come in big...
  • 'Bearding winter' at Siwash Lake Ranch in British Columbia

    'Bearding winter' at Siwash Lake Ranch in British Columbia
    KAMLOOPS, Canada - "It's a true thing," as my grandmother used to say. Luxury lodging is in the eye of the beholder. Whether it's an inn, hotel, resort, even a campsite, all the assorted bits that meet to make a hotel feel like a home will never be to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A pretty plateau trail on Grand Canyon's wilder North Rim

    A pretty plateau trail on Grand Canyon's wilder North Rim
    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. - Most trails in this colorful and iconic national park are tough up-and-down trails. You hike down into the canyon and then hike back up out of the canyon. But the Widforss Trail on the North Rim is different: It's a...
  • Prada not required at Norwegian snow hotel

    Prada not required at Norwegian snow hotel
    KIRKENES, Norway - It's nearly 10 on a Friday night and an eerie silence has descended over the 24-room hotel I'm booked into deep in Norway's northern Finnmark County. The usual racket like dinging elevator doors, the din of the city and faint laughter...
  • Greenland beckons with dogsled rides, pulse-pounding views and a world-class glacier

    Greenland beckons with dogsled rides, pulse-pounding views and a world-class glacier
    ILULISSAT, Greenland - It's so cold, they closed the igloos. The icebergs are shivering. Two of my toes are slightly frostbitten. Yesterday my life seriously flashed before my eyes on a dogsled ride through the mountains. But what a trip. What a place....
  • Glacier National Park a mountainous mecca for hikers, campers and backpackers

    Glacier National Park a mountainous mecca for hikers, campers and backpackers
    GLACIER NATIONAL PARK - Jagged peaks, a lucky glimpse of a bear or moose, and, of course, glaciers - these sights are just the tip of the iceberg at Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana. Red, blue, yellow and white wildflowers fill the alpine...
  • Arosa, in the Swiss Alps, proves family-friendly ski spot

    Arosa, in the Swiss Alps, proves family-friendly ski spot
    AROSA, Switzerland - When on the road with small children, parents have the formidable task of leading them to experiences of surprise and joy that are mixed with security, balance and comfort. That is why, for our ski vacation this year, my wife and I...
  • 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...
  • Motel 6 and Sambo's started in Santa Barbara

    Motel 6 and Sambo's started in Santa Barbara
    Two national chains that topped 1,000 locations got their start in Santa Barbara, but only one story had a happy ending. Motel 6 is celebrating its 50th anniversary as the king of the rock-bottom budget motel business. Sambo's incredible rise and fall...
  • If you look in L.A., plenty of noir is still there

    If you look in L.A., plenty of noir is still there
    LOS ANGELES — It was a dank, rain-sodden Raymond Chandler kind of morning, as if some omnipotent auteur had rung up the studio and ordered a classic film noir sky. Cumulonimbus clouds the color of a snub-nosed revolver hovered with ominous intent,...