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Ford edges closer to post-Territory plans, two options to be explored

55 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Decision time is edging closer for Ford Australia, as it seeks to finalise its plan of attack for the massive family SUV market post the demise of the locally-made Territory in October 2016. Various options are being courted to supplement the rugged new Australian-designed Everest (see our recent review of that car here), in order […]

7 Reasons Why Cheap Airfares are Not Always a Bargain

1 hour agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

What you have been waiting for has finally become a reality: a cheap airfare to a destination to which you have wanted to visit for years. Excited, you start researching such things as lodging reservations, restaurants at where you are interested in dining, and transportation options. Show More Summary

Gold Elite 2-for-1 and 4-for-2 rates are big benefits of Club Carlson Visa for EMEA travel

Yesterday a comment on my blog made me realize I never checked Club Carlson Gold elite 2-for-1 or 4-for-2  member discount rates for weekend stays at Club Carlson hotels in Europe, Middle East and Africa – EMEA, when I planned out my September trips. Show More Summary

Delta and United $698 LAX to Tokyo nonstop; Chinese carriers $514 to $590

United and Delta drop their nonstop fares from Los Angeles to Tokyo to $699 round trip for travel into April 2016. These are close to the lowest fares I recall for 2015. The lowest fare on this route to Tokyo I have seen for 2015 isShow More Summary

What to Do When You’re Feeling Disappointed in Your Relationship

“Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking […] The post What to Do When You’re Feeling Disappointed in Your Relationship appeared first on Change Your Life | The Change Blog.

How to have fun and easily DIY your wedding video with WeddingMix

If you don't want to go the traditional videographer route -- bright lights with a stranger attached to a big ol' camera in your face -- our longtime sponsor WeddingMix is a great option for you DIY types. WeddingMix is all about having your friends and family document the day, then hooking you up with an ultra-unique, affordable wedding video.

Bind two souls for eternity: Our short Halloween wedding ceremony script

Although I did not grow up with a heritage which embraces Dia de Los Muertos, I always felt like Halloween is truly a day when the veil between this world and the next is its thinnest. I also believe in eternal marriage -- that is that...Show More Summary

Audi, BMW, Daimler Acquire HERE Maps From Nokia For $4.2 Billion

A trio of German carmakers has pooled together to purchase the HERE mapping program from technology company Nokia for €2.8 billion (AU$4.2 billion). Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler are the new owners with each taking an equal share. Show More Summary

Jeep Adds Cherokee and Grand Cherokee Blackhawk Special Editions

Jeep Australia has added two new special editions to its stable of SUVs, with both the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee now available in Blackhawk trim. Largely a cosmetic upgrade, the Blackhawk package brings with it plenty of high-gloss black trim, black wheels and other blacked-out body bits. Show More Summary

2015 Volvo XC90 Launch Review: Volvo Lands A Hit In The Luxury SUV Market

The skinny: After a long wait, Volvo finally has a new XC90 SUV ready to go into battle against established premium players. With a high quality interior, reimagined infotainment, and bluff new styling, the new XC90 marks a revitalised Volvo. Show More Summary

New paddle wheeler to debut on Columbia and Snake rivers

Small-ship operator American Cruise Lines is doubling its capacity on the river.        

Unicorn headbands for EVERYONE at Alisha & Jenn's handcrafted glittery unicorn wedding

We can't adequately prepare you for the sheer awesomeness of this colorful unicorns everywhere wedding between two rad ladies in Tennessee. We're talking unicorn masks, handmade unicorn headbands for EVERYONE, life-sized unicorn faux...Show More Summary

Five best places to watch the Perseid meteor showers

The Perseids are coming, the Perseids are coming! The fireballs and shooting stars known as the Perseid meteor showers that peak in mid-August may be the best ever this year. For one thing, there will be little or no moon to ruin the light show. For another, they're best seen in the Northern Hemisphere....

Who invited them? Watch for the surprise guests on this new Hawaiian sail

There may be six of you on this newest sail in Hawaiian waters, but there will be many more of... them.

3 Gluten-Free Flour Blends You Can Use in Any Recipe

Making your own gluten-free flour may seem like an investment, and it may take some work to collect all the ingredients you'll need, but gram for gram, our homemade flour blends are less expensive than the gluten-free flours sold in stores. And you can use them anywhere a recipe calls for wheat flour.

Six hotels that will give you a free ticket to Disneyland

These Costa Mesa hotels have a present for Disneyland fans during the theme park's 60th anniversary: a free adult ticket to Disneyland or California Adventure for those who stay at least two nights by early September.  1. Avenue of the Arts Wyndham Hotel The hotel is at 3350 Avenue of the Arts....

BA's big bluff on a third runway at Heathrow

2 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Gulliver

GULLIVER had to do a double take on Friday after reading that Willie Walsh, the chief executive of IAG, the group that owns British Airways, now opposes expanding Heathrow Airport in London. "We did not ask for it and we do not want it," he said of the hub's proposed third runway (see map), which was endorsed by the Airports Commission this summer. Show More Summary

Precious Time

(Alex and me in Colorado, July 2015) Alex had her wisdom teeth removed last week, just a few days after we returned from Colorado. It’s something she needed to do before college, and since she still has a couple of weeks before she leaves, this was the time to do it. Show More Summary

A Beginner's Guide to Drinking Better Oolong Tea

Oolong tea is so uncommon in the West we don't even have an English word for it, and that's a shame, because when it comes to tea, no category offers more diversity of flavor, complexity, and body than oolongs. And no style better shows what carefully manipulated processing can do to a tea leaf.

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