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  • 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...
  • Cuban casas particulares turn home into a business

    Cuban casas particulares turn home into a business
    SANTIAGO, Cuba — Norma Arias Puente has been learning the hospitality business for more than a decade from a perch overlooking this city's Parque Cespedes and the Cathedral of Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion with its statue of a trumpeting archangel....
  • Kauai's close-up: Taking a 'Descendants' tour of Hawaii

    Kauai's close-up: Taking a 'Descendants' tour of Hawaii
    More than 100 movies have been filmed on the island of Kauai. But in most of them, the Garden Isle stands in for someplace else. In the iconic "South Pacific," Kauai is the mythical tropical paradise Bali Hai. In "Jurassic Park," it's an island off the...
  • Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia

    Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia
    CASS, W.Va. — The Cass Scenic Railroad is a hard-working, up-the-mountain tourist rail line. It's a slow 7 miles per hour on the steam-powered trains up Cheat Mountain to Whittaker Station and upward to Bald Knob on Back Allegheny Mountain. That's...
  • 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...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Penny-pinching packing tips for special events

    The Frugal Traveler: Penny-pinching packing tips for special events
    Weddings, sporting competitions and other special-event trips can be challenging to pack for, particularly when items like designer gowns, tuxedos, mountain bikes and kayaks need to come along. The right packing strategies can save you money on everything...
  • 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...
  • Ask the Travel Diva: Let airline know a baby is flying on your lap

    Dear Travel Diva: I'm going to hold my baby on my lap on a flight between Detroit and New York. Do I need to tell the airline ahead of time? —Mommy and Me Dear Mommy: No, but I would call and let them know anyway. Here's the reason: A traveler...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California's Palm Springs is just right for sun-starved families

    California's Palm Springs is just right for sun-starved families
    PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Like most of the people soaking up Sunday brunch at the Parker Palm Springs hotel, the hungover-looking dude in slacker attire with the fashionista girlfriend looked as if he had just rolled out of bed at 10:30 a.m. He also...
  • Disney turns to 'Storybook' themes to fill hotel rooms

    Disney turns to 'Storybook' themes to fill hotel rooms
    There was a time when Trinidad South, one of the six themed "villages" that make up Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort at Walt Disney World, was the least popular part of the hotel. The rooms were farthest from the sprawling resort's central food court and...