On the Spot: If you must travel with expensive items, here are some tips on how to help keep them secure, though nothing's foolproof.
SYDNEY, Australia -- As Dodgers pitching ace Clayton Kershaw prepares for the opening of the baseball season, it’s clear he has his Mojo. In this case, Mojo is a 9-month-old kangaroo that helped the Cy Young winner celebrate his birthday in Sydney, Australia.
You might describe Andrew Smith’s job this way: His work is all play. As the Chief Funster for New South Wales, Australia, his job is to attend festivals and events, even take the occasional jump out of an airplane and then tell the world about it through social media.
On the Spot: As airline mergers and downsizing increase the passenger load on flights, frequent-flier miles become devalued and harder to use. Playing the game takes fortitude, cunning, determination.
On the Spot: Angry customer wonders whether it's legal for his carrier to charge to maintain his reward — it is.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a soccer player and fan. Travel journalist Peter Greenberg is not—and perhaps even less so after his experience filming “Israel: The Royal Tour,” which makes its debut at 7 p.m. Thursday on PBS SoCal.
On the Spot: Confusion reigns over what the TSA's PreCheck program entails, but there's no escaping the airport screening process.
If you fly JetBlue or Southwest, rent a car from National or Enterprise, stay at a Homewood Suites, a Staybridge Suites or a Drury hotel, a Four Seasons or a Ritz-Carlton, your trip will probably be marked by good customer service.