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Baltimore's Inner Harbor explodes with light and art

If you’re going to Baltimore soon, make sure you visit the Inner Harbor at night. You’ll find an amazing 1.5-mile trail of light, specifically illuminated sculptures and projections. But Light City Baltimore 2017 isn’t just about artwork. It combines pop-up performances, live music and other events...

Surf, kayak and hike on women's tour of Kauai's Na Pali Coast

Unleash your inner wild woman on a weeklong multi-sport tour to Kauai's North Shore. The females-only trip, planned by Wild Women Expeditions, includes time to explore the island's famous Na Pali Coast, known for towering emerald green mountains and 17 miles of rugged coastline. Activities scheduled...

Love to cook? Love the outdoor life? Here's a website that offers tips for both

If there was a “Top Chef” challenge in the outdoors, this duo would dominate. Name: FreshOffTheGrid.com What it does: The website combines one couple’s love of cooking and their life outdoors and on the road. Discover recipes, campfire cooking gear, how-to guides and captivating photos of Arizona,...

Mentawai tribe of Indonesia, travel writing and photo workshop, and desert wildflowers of Joshua Tree

INDONESIA Presentation Pierre Odier will discuss the Mentawai tribe who live in a remote village on Siberut Island and follow a traditional way of life. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.? YOSEMITE Workshop...

Poppy photographer captures 'the brightest oranges blanketing fields and fields'

Carole Rosner in March went to the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancaster. She is in a walking group of female friends who meet once a month to explore Southern California on foot. Last month, the group chose the reserve. Rosner said it was her first time seeing “the brightest oranges...

In Puerto Escondido, great food, low prices, super surf. What's not to love? (Maybe a few things, but just a few)

Not long ago I began looking for a place where I could spend a few months relaxing while spending very little money. My destination would have to offer a leisurely lifestyle, great weather, even better food and — to reiterate — as a writer, an affordable price tag. Last summer I settled on Mexico,...

Alien robots invade Knott’s in shoot-em-up VR game. Your mission: Eliminate 'em all

I crouched behind a wooden barrel and blasted the alien robots emerging from the Knott’s Berry Farm blacksmith shop with my six-shooter laser revolver. Just as I beat back the time-traveling horde, their extraterrestrial mothership landed in the middle of the Ghost Town section of the Buena Park...

How smooth is the sipping tequila from Casa Dragones in San Miguel de Allende? So smooth that Oprah called it dangerous

Inside a bar that sparkled like a delicate jewel box, New York mixologist Rael Petit whisked together a charcoal-colored cocktail that practically glowed against the backdrop of the 4,000 obsidian tiles that cover the walls. I was in Casa Dragones’ reservations-only tasting room, a six-seat space...

Where to see the best wildflower shows around Los Angeles

If you haven’t seen a blazing hillside of California poppies in the last few weeks, you just aren’t paying attention — or going to the right places. Drive to a park in just about any direction away from downtown Los Angeles, and you’re bound to see one of the best wildflower displays in decades....

If you're going Down Under, take a peek at the Great Barrier Reef

One of the world's great natural wonders can be visited on Coral Expeditions cruises to the Great Barrier Reef, Earth's longest coral reef off the northeastern coast of Australia. The UNESCO World Heritage-listed landmark, which is so big it’s visible from space, is 1,250 miles long and composed...

Beatles drummer Ringo Starr to play 8 Vegas concerts with his All-Starr Band

Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr will perform eight concerts in Las Vegas this fall with his All-Starr Band, which includes Journey’s lead singer Gregg Rolie and singer-songwriter Todd Rundgren. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Pacific time Friday. They cost $63 to $193, excluding taxes and fees; you...

River cruise in Belgium and France highlights World War I battlefields and memorials

Pay homage to “the war to end all wars” on a commemorative cruise marking the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering World War I. Participants on CroisiEurope’s seven-day excursion will travel on the 96-passenger Victor Hugo, beginning in Ostend, Belgium, and ending in Lille, France. Highlights...

Snow Valley accepts Mountain High passes for rest of season, as Bear celebrates spring break

Here’s some good news for Mountain High users bummed that their resort has closed for the year: Snow Valley has announced that it will honor all Mountain High season passes for the remainder of the season. The rival resort, in the San Bernardino Mountains in Running Springs, says the offer includes...

Your guide to the best Final Four viewing parties in Las Vegas

Las Vegas goes all out for March Madness. Basketball fans will find viewing parties on the Strip and downtown — and they’ll be able to bet on their favorite teams too. The Final Four college basketball teams — South Carolina vs. Gonzaga and Oregon vs. North Carolina — play the semifinals in Phoenix...

American Revolution museum coming to Philadelphia will display Washington's wartime tent

A new museum dedicated to America’s struggle for independence will take its place a few blocks from Independence Hall in Philadelphia — and in history. The Museum of the American Revolution will open its doors April 19 on the anniversary of the shot that set off the revolution in 1775. Former Vice...

See Ecuador through the lens of a wildlife photographer

Follow wildlife photographer Dan Suzio on an intensive 12-day tour to Ecuador, home to more than 1,600 species of birds. Highlights include 10 days of photography at seven birding locations, including habitats on both sides of the Andes. Among the destinations are Mt. Antisana, where participants...

You'll get face time and private concerts on Havana tours with Melissa Etheridge or Rufus Wainwright

Why not see Havana with musicians Melissa Etheridge, Ben Folds or Rufus Wainwright? The entertainers are leading separate trips to Cuba that include everything a fan could dream of: meet-and-greets, exclusive concerts and performances with local musicians and cultural activities tours. Rocker Fold...

Thank the Pixies (the fruit, not the band) for this deal on tickets to Ojai's classical music fest

The Ojai Music Festival is now in its 71st year. Here's the secret to getting a break on tickets before the classical music fest begins in June: Buy reserved seats in April and save up to 20%. The deal: Ojai gets a little giddy when its home-grown Pixie tangerines come into season. This deal is...

What to expect from Disney’s new ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ ride

The “Guardians of the Galaxy” ride opening May 27 at Disney California Adventure will replace the venerable Twilight Zone Tower of Terror as the anchor of a new Marvel themed land. The 2004 Tower of Terror indoor elevator drop ride will be re-skinned with a back story loosely based on the original...

Here’s why airlines don’t always reveal the full truth about flight delays

Occasionally, a passenger will accuse an airline of not being truthful about why a flight is delayed. As a flight attendant who has endured perhaps 2,000 flight delays during my 32-year career, I have never heard airline representatives issue a bald-faced lie. But we are often guilty of omitting...

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