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DogVacay launches new service for cat owners who need pet sitters

Through the newly launched CatVacay, travelers who love their kitties -- but can't bring them along -- can be matched with cat sitters.

Tulips are up in Holland's Keukenhof: Look for Van Gogh in flowers

The famed Keukenhof gardens near Amsterdam opened for its 66th season on Friday, the first day of spring.

Report: Asian cruise passengers are on the rise, and they're younger too

There now are more cruise ships, more ports and more cruisers in Asia where passenger capacity has jumped about 20% since 2013, a new study says. And Asian cruise passengers tend to be younger too.

Airline restrooms may challenge wheelchair users; here's expert advice

In writing about travelers with disabilities, I've been cautioned by experts that every person's situation is different, which means there is no standard solution that will work for everyone. Each person must determine a course of action in consultation with a travel partner and, often, a...

Gear: How a rental car can become a hands-free experience

If your rental car doesn't have hands-free connectivity, consider Kinivo’s simple plug-in upgrade, which lets you stream music, listen to navigational directions, receive phone calls and use voice commands by way of your mobile device and the car’s speakers.

Mt. Rainier National Park readies for a wildflower spectacle

Right now, Mt. Rainier is snoozing under a thin blanket of snow that probably won't be gone until after summer officially arrives. But as it melts, it's setting the stage for a short but spectacular show.

Gociety is a great way to meet great people in the great outdoors

Have you ever wanted to do something fun outdoors but didn't want to do it alone? Here's a website that helps you meet new friends who are interested in the same thing.

Letters: Quantum of the Seas? Like being trapped in a packed mall

It was with great interest that I read Christopher Reynolds' story "Plugging In" [March 15] on the Quantum of the Seas.

Reader recommendation: Israeli tour guide Avi Goldman

I highly recommend a guide in Israel: Avi Goldman. He's very knowledgeable and very personable, with good ideas and fun trips.

Video: Icy circles and a cold winter night in Central Park

After a winter of so much snow and cold, spring -- arriving today -- will get a big welcome on the U.S. East Coast this year. 

Pass the Wagyu sliders: London hotel to start gentlemen's afternoon tea

An afternoon tea without the tea (unless you request it) may become a new tradition at one London hotel.

DJs, classical, B.B. King's blues to share musical bill on ms Koningsdam

Holland America's ms Koningsdam will have a whole lot of music going on when it makes its debut in April 2016.

Airfare: $279 round trip from LAX to Memphis on Delta and United

If you’re in need of blues or barbecue, United and Delta have a round-trip fare from LAX to Memphis for $279, including all taxes and fees.

American Airlines, Ritz-Carlton, Hyatt are social media stars, report says

What travel companies best use social media? American Airlines is tops among airlines on Facebook and Twitter. For hotels, top spots go to Ritz-Carlton on Facebook and Hyatt Hotels on Twitter.

Now you can go whitewater rafting in Argentina's Los Glaciares park

Rafting fans, here's another place to put on your whitewater bucket list: Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina.

Smokey Robinson, the O'Jays to headline Soul Train Cruise 2016

More than four decades after "Soul Train" debuted on TV, the beat continues on the Soul Train Cruise 2016. Cabins are now on sale for the cruise to the Bahamas and Caribbean from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6.

A look inside Triada Palm Springs after $8-million renovation

Triada Palm Springs has been known by several names over the decades: the Ambassador Hotel, Alan Ladd's Spanish Inn and then just the Spanish Inn. In November it resurfaced as part of the Autograph Collection by Marriott after undergoing an extensive renovation.

Upscale dining pop-ups at Coachella? Quick, book a seat with this app

Coachella fans with VIP passes will have new on-site dining choices this year -- and an easy way to get a seat at the table.

Travel tip: Amazon Fire TV Stick is an entertaining travel companion

Who spends vacation watching TV? I confess: I did a little, thanks to the Amazon Fire TV Stick, a $39 gadget that gave me access to NetFlix, Amazon Instant Video and more.

Toby Keith, Eli Young Band to kick off San Bernardino motorcycle fest

Country star Toby Keith, veteran punk band Social Distortion and the Eli Young Band will rock the first Lost Highway motorcycle show and concert, a sort of mini-Coachella Festival in May in San Bernardino.

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