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Published June 8th, 2014 - 12:05AM
It’s that special time in the late afternoon when the light turns golden and life seems to move at the pace of a bygone era in the square that anchors this Amazon city’s opera house.
Published May 25th, 2014 - 12:05AM
On the North Shore of Hawaii’s northernmost island, the earth writhes like a topographer’s fever dream — 3,000-foot cliffs, plunging waterfalls, tangled green valleys and sharp, serrated ridgelines. That’s the Na Pali Coast.
Published May 23rd, 2014 - 12:05AM
ShellFest 2014 is coming to Belfair State Park on May 31.
Published May 18th, 2014 - 12:05AM
When the email proposing a business meeting in Charleston popped up, it took all of three seconds to say yes. I’d never been to South Carolina, but I’ve read glowing dispatches from friends and colleagues for years. Southern hospitality is not a myth, they insisted, as they extolled the beauty of the area and its vigorous dining and bar scene.
Published May 11th, 2014 - 12:05AM
When I set out for a trip to the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, I hardly thought I would find myself with a group of Kuwaitis in the back seat of a Lexus LX470 as it slipped and slid across the sandy terrain. As the sand became thicker, I knew it was inevitable we’d get stuck in the largest stretch of sand dunes in California.
Published May 4th, 2014 - 12:05AM
A pint-size dish of cevichocho, served on the street in Otavalo, sparked one of those ah-hah moments so unexpected it caught me unawares.
Published April 13th, 2014 - 8:39AM
Oh, Santa Cruz, it's your betwixtness that defines you. Culture and counterculture. Forest and sea. Surfers and professors.
Published March 25th, 2014 - 11:03AM
A 15-minute appointment at a nondescript storefront in a Fife strip mall could help you avoid the inconvenience and indignity of the full shoes- coat- and belt-off security screening at the airport.
Published February 28th, 2014 - 10:28AM
NEW YORK — On flights from San Francisco to Hong Kong, first-class passengers can enjoy a Mesclun salad with king crab or a grilled USDA prime beef tenderloin, stretch out in a 3-foot-wide seat that converts to a bed and wash it all down with a pre-slumber Krug “Grande Cuvee” Brut Champagne.
Published January 19th, 2014 - 8:36AM
The language might be different and the clothing is probably more colorful.
Published January 9th, 2014 - 2:45PM
Patient and flexible bargain hunters will find extraordinary deals in flights from Sea-Tac this winter
Published January 5th, 2014 - 8:33AM
If it’s Tuesday, it must be Ua Pou,” said Keith, stretched out on the adjacent mattress. One of a half-dozen passengers still asleep on the upper deck of the Aranui 3, he pushed up on his elbows to watch the dawn skitter over the waves.
Published December 15th, 2013 - 9:16AM
The secret to happiness is perspective, and that’s particularly true when skiing.
Published December 15th, 2013 - 8:35AM
A friend once described Manning Park Resort to me as “the land that time forgot.”
Published December 3rd, 2013 - 6:55AM
As Delta announces still further additions to its West Coast flight schedule in markets now dominated by SeaTac’s Alaska Airlines, air fares are falling as low as $49 each way from Sea-Tac Airport to airports in the San Francisco Bay area.
Published November 29th, 2013 - 7:08AM
ORLANDO — Michael Jarboe of Miami paid extra for special airline dog handlers to ensure the safety of his 2-year-old mastiff, BamBam, on a cross-country flight.
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