| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Chen Si, 35, and her husband visited Los Angeles from Shanghai for the first time in December, excited about local attractions like Disneyland and Hollywood.
They were less enthused about the idea of American food. They booked a room in San Gabriel,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:12 PM
MEXICO CITY – The annual migration to Mexico of millions of orange-and-black monarch butterflies is one of the nation’s cherished rituals. But it could come to a virtual halt if the insect’s natural habitat is not urgently salvaged....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:05 PM
The captain went down with his ship.
The body of Capt. Robin Walbridge, a stubborn and profane seaman who often said he feared no storm, was never found after the tall ship Bounty sank in the Atlantic Ocean after being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy on...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Here's an app that offers up inspiring sights to add to your to-do list.
Name: AFAR Travel Guide
Available for: iPhone and iPad.
What it does: It's a mobile guide with more than 45,000 travel experiences in more than 7,000 cities and towns in 239...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 5:02 AM
NEW YORK — When the 9/11 Memorial Museum opens in mid-May, it will have shards of the fallen World Trade Center towers. It will have walls covered with portraits of the nearly 3,000 victims, and the watch worn by Todd Beamer when he declared, "Let's...
| Jan 19, 2014
Ships: Each name preceded by and blended with AIDA: aura, bella, blu, cara, diva, luna, mar, sol, stella, vita.
Info: 011-49-381-20-270707, http://www.aida.de.
Ships: La Marguerite, Zambezi Queen. Each of the following...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for Thailand, warning visitors about demonstrations sparked, in part, by elections next month.
"The situation is unpredictable and ongoing demonstration activity, primarily in the greater Bangkok...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Thousands of travel enthusiasts are expected at the L.A. Times Travel Show this weekend to explore potential vacation spots, taste new foods, watch travel videos and films, and meet celebrities such as actress Alyssa Milano and travel guide author-...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 2:12 PM
To combat rising airfares, travelers should plan to steer clear of expensive hotels in favor of apartment rentals, longtime travel guide author Arthur Frommer said during a Saturday keynote speech at the L.A. Times Travel Show.
"I would suggest if you...
| Jan 19, 2014
There is no question that smartphone and tablet apps can improve your travel experience — whether it's for business or pleasure — by helping to inspire, plan, organize and save time and money. The travel apps below are either new, recently...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Travel industry veterans say the health and wellness traveler – whether she’s looking for a dentist in Mexico or he’s aching to do yoga in Bali – has become an increasingly important figure in the travel business. One result of...