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If you're using a wheelchair while traveling, how to get help, resolve problems and keep your cool

Brian Mattson’s mom is 93. The Agoura Hills resident wrote to On the Spot to talk about a less-than-satisfactory experience his mother had with getting special assistance at LAX. She’s mobile, but she cannot walk the great distances often required by airline travel. I’d say his mom’s experience...

Want to watch August's total solar eclipse from 35,000 feet?

Where will you be on Aug. 21 to watch the total solar eclipse? What’s being called the Great American Eclipse will be visible coast to coast on a diagonal path from Oregon to South Carolina — and some lucky fliers will see it from their seats too. Alaska Airlines has scheduled an invitation-only...

Explore polar regions without engine noise on new quiet Hurtigruten cruise ship

Silence can be pretty noisy. That's what many people learn when they visit a remote area such as Antarctica and hear the rumbling of their expedition ship's engines instead of quietness. Now that may change. Next year the Norwegian explorer cruise line Hurtigruten will add a new expedition ship...

Crave the quirky? Here are six unusual places to stay

Want to sleep deep underground or nest in a birdhouse? Snooze in an Earthship? Rest your weary bones in these unusual destinations.

It's not just another day at the beach, as the O.C's waterfront hotels get a makeover

Beachside hotels in Orange County, are being built, rebuilt, renovated and upgraded to grab a bigger share of the tourist dollar.

July 23 airfare chart: Hawaii's calling with lower fares from LAX and Orange County

If you’re looking at Hawaii for a summer respite and you’re flying out of LAX or Orange County, rejoice: You’ll be saving $30 and $62, respectively. If you’re flying out of Burbank, put that celebration on hold. That fare zoomed up more than $180 from last week. Not surprisingly, airfares to Phoenix...

Thru-hiking the John Muir Trail; trekking in Nepal

JOHN MUIR TRAIL Slide show Pamela Zoolalian will share stories and experiences from her solo thru-hike of the John Muir Trail from Yosemite to Mt. Whitney. When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Tustin, 2962 El Camino Real. Admission, info: Free. (714) 505-0205 NEPAL Presentation Guide...

A portion of Highway 1 in Big Sur has reopened. Now what?

The fix near the town of Lucia reopens 35 miles of the premier coastal route. But it's still hemmed in by closures to the north and south.

Jazz man Arturo Sandoval to play aboard Caribbean-South American cruise

Why get off the ship when there’s great jazz music on board? Grammy Award-winning musician and composer Arturo Sandoval and guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli will each headline Seabourn cruises that sail in November. The two will perform live to intimate crowds on the luxury line known for its...

Hike Italy's ancient pilgrims' route, from Siena to St. Peter's Square

Discover the charm and soul of the Italian backcountry on an 80-mile trek on the Via Francigena, the medieval pilgrimage trail that once led from northern Europe to Rome. The 10-day Wilderness Travel tour begins in Siena and takes guests to scenic portions of the 7th century Christian pilgrim’s...

Pack your light saber! Immersive 'Star Wars' resort planned for Walt Disney World

At its D23 Expo fan fest in Anaheim last weekend, Disney revealed plans for an immersive “Star Wars” hotel designed to take you into a galaxy far, far away at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. Get ready to put on a uniform, board a starship and embark on an adventure with characters such as BB-8...

'Wonder Woman' lassoes a spot on Warner Bros. Studio Tour. Yes, you'll see her tiara and sword too

“Wonder Woman” fans will soon be able to see the film superhero’s Lasso of Hestia, armor, tiara and signature sword when a new exhibit opens at the end of July at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood. The Burbank studio announced last week that props and costumes from the blockbuster film, including...

It's full steam ahead for a seventh Disney cruise ship

It’s official: Disney Cruise Line plans to build a seventh ship to be completed by 2022, a move that almost doubles the size of the company’s fleet. The announcement came Saturday at the D23 Expo for Disney fans in Anaheim. The company last year revealed plans to build two new ships, with estimated...

Travel + Leisure readers love this Mexican city more than any other

Every year, Travel + Leisure readers get a chance to weigh in on what they think are the best cities in the world. For 2017, they selected San Miguel de Allende in Mexico, which the magazine describes as a “Colonial treasure.” And then there’s this tip: “For one of the best views of the city, make...

Cleveland, once called the mistake on the lake, is on the cusp of cool

I am sitting on the deck of a once-derelict building that is now the city's trendiest microbrewery, watching the sun set over old smokestacks, the arches of early 20th century bridges and a river that once burned, and I am thinking that something intriguing is happening in Cleveland. The city is...

Best round-trip airfares for the week of July 16: Honolulu down, way down

Airfares for the coming week held steady, with a few drops important to Los Angeles travelers. For instance, round-trip flights to Honolulu fell significantly from a week earlier. The best LAX-Honolulu fares dropped $164, and flights out of Burbank fell more than $300. Meanwhile, flights to Phoenix...

Heading to San Diego this summer? Here are 10 breweries where you can quench your thirst

There is sure to be a cold beer with your name on it almost anywhere you find yourself in the city, from its hipster enclaves to sunny beach communities.

'Sunsets of Tulum,' campfire cooking, hiking the Pacific Coast Trail and exploring northeast India

MEXICO Presentation Join travel writer Ray Bartlett for a journey to Yucatán, Mexico, with slides, stories and a reading from his debut novel, “Sunsets of Tulum.” When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.? CAMP COOKING...

What happens when your pilots just don't get along?

When the boss is an insufferable troll, his personality can create a toxic environment that sets the workplace on edge. If the boss happens to be the captain on a commercial aircraft and his abrasive temperament creates undue stress for his co-pilot, the result could threaten the integrity of a...

Delta, Southwest offering $186 round-trip deals from LAX to Kansas City

Kansas City offers the Royals, the Chiefs, great barbecue and maybe you, thanks to a $186 round-trip deal that includes all taxes and fees. Offered out of LAX by Delta and Southwest, the offer is good for travel through March 7. Some nonstop flights are available. The deal is subject to availability...

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