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  • Chinese visitors turning San Gabriel into a boomtown

     Chinese visitors turning San Gabriel into a boomtown
    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,...
  • U.S., Mexico and Canada are asked to protect monarch butterflies

    U.S., Mexico and Canada are asked to protect monarch butterflies
    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....
  • Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy

    Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy
    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...
  • Web Buzz: Let AFAR Travel Guide inspire and lead you

    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...
  • Sept. 11 museum's planned admission fee may be too costly

    Sept. 11 museum's planned admission fee may be too costly
    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...
  • Cruise line phone numbers, websites and vessels

    AIDA Cruises 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. Amawaterways Ships: La Marguerite, Zambezi Queen. Each of the following...
  • Thailand: State Department issues travel alert after violent protests

    Thailand: State Department issues travel alert after violent protests
    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...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: Doors open; Frommer and Milano to appear

    L.A. Times Travel Show: Doors open; Frommer and Milano to appear
    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-...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: Arthur Frommer recommends hotel alternatives

    L.A. Times Travel Show: Arthur Frommer recommends hotel alternatives
    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...
  • Apps to improve your travel experience in 2014

    Apps to improve your travel experience in 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...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: Experts foresee growth in wellness travel

    L.A. Times Travel Show: Experts foresee growth in wellness travel
    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...