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  • 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,...
  • Born for Biltmore: Bill Cecil runs the estate his ancestor created more than a century ago

    Born for Biltmore: Bill Cecil runs the estate his ancestor created more than a century ago
    ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Bill Cecil and his son were out hunting wild turkey in the rain in 2010 when he got a call that the president would be at the family homestead in a half-hour. Barack Obama was not the first chief executive to visit the place on the...
  • A day of tasting and fun at California's Coppola winery

    A day of tasting and fun at California's Coppola winery
    GEYSERVILLE, Calif. — A visit to the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville is more than just a wine-tasting amid poetic rolling hills of vineyards. It's a day destination, complete with an array of non-wine-related activities: swimming pools,...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Sin City for a song

    The Frugal Traveler: Sin City for a song
    Known for its glitz, glamour and cha-ching price tag, Las Vegas tempts many a traveler to its world-famous collection of dinner shows, spas, restaurants and shopping venues. Hoping to experience Sin City on the cheap? Try these tips. Food: Happy hour...
  • South Carolina's Folly Beach offers low-pressure, Lowcountry fun

    South Carolina's Folly Beach offers low-pressure, Lowcountry fun
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston may have a reputation for expensive (and often starched) elegance, but there are options for vacationers who want to kick back at a low-pressure Lowcountry beach. Welcome to Folly Beach. —In a nutshell...
  • Those with patience and vision can unearth hidden gems in Kansas flea market

    Those with patience and vision can unearth hidden gems in Kansas flea market
    SPARKS, Kan. - The Sparks Antiques and Collectibles Flea Market, in a town with a population of seven, intrigued me. Each of its twice-a-year, four-day events turns this blip on the map into a hustling, bustling center of 500 dealers and more than 75,...
  • Sampling the laid-back pleasures of Washington state's Lopez Island

    Sampling the laid-back pleasures of Washington state's Lopez Island
    LOPEZ ISLAND, Wash. - One hates to define a place by its cliches, but sometimes there's truth to be found. "On Lopez, everybody does 'The Wave,'" an Orcas Islander told me before I embarked for Lopez. It's a bit like what you see on the back roads of...
  • Atlantic City's new Revel Resort and Casino: Creamy, dreamy, not quite ready

    Atlantic City's new Revel Resort and Casino: Creamy, dreamy, not quite ready
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - It's not cheap. But then, that's the idea. When I told a colleague I was heading off to the spanking new, high-style Revel resort and casino in Atlantic City to check out the stayover experience, she looked at me with skeptical...
  • Ways to save on your next trip to Hawaii

    Ways to save on your next trip to Hawaii
    "Who would go to Hawaii in June?" a friend asked when I talked about a trip I took to Maui last year. A travel writer on a budget, for one. I, too, was skeptical about the timing, but the weather was a perfect 70-80 degrees, with low humidity and...
  • Happy trails at four cross-country ski destinations in the Pacific Northwest

    Happy trails at four cross-country ski destinations in the Pacific Northwest
    SEATTLE — When winter slithers into Seattle, bringing dank darkness, it's easy to hide in the house and yearn for spring. Don't. Instead, head for the snow and go cross-country skiing. Within about a half-day's drive of Seattle are world-class...
  • The white zone is for snow play: When skiing isn't enough

    The white zone is for snow play: When skiing isn't enough
    PARK CITY, Utah — The Porter clan, 14 strong, were assembled at Park City Ski Resort for the last ski run of the family's annual winter reunion. But Nick, 14, and Andrew, 12, oldest of the cousins, had other ideas. "Aw, Mom, this is our last chance...
  • Palaces, Harry Potter sites and WWII reminders line Germany's Romantic Road

    Palaces, Harry Potter sites and WWII reminders line Germany's Romantic Road
    HOHENSCHWANGAU, Germany — I was driving along the Romantic Road when I realized a few things. For one, bombs cannot kill cities. For another, eccentrics sometimes create masterpieces. For a third, except for the plague and witch hunts, the olden...