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Los Angeles Times Daily Deal and Travel BloggerNo need to go to Turkey to see Konya's famed whirling dervishes or grab some fresh gozlemes (savory flat bread). Traditions, authentic food, even re-creations of some of the country's famed cities and landmarks will be on display this weekend at the...
Tags: Breads, Travel, Monuments and Heritage Sites
Attendance at touring Broadway shows nationwide dropped for the second straight season, according to a newly released report from the Broadway League. The report said that 12.7 million people attended a touring show in the 2011-12 season, down from 13.1...
Los Angeles Times Pop Music CriticThis post has been updated. See below for details. A few months back at Sonos Studio in West Hollywood, guitarist Glenn Jones performed solo work in conjunction with a recently completed documentary on the late guitarist John Fahey. Fahey's ability at...
Tags: Gardens and Parks, Travel, Allentown
THE BEST WAY TO SUCRE, BOLIVIA From LAX, American, Copa and LATAM offer connecting service (change of planes) to Sucre, about 100 miles from Potosí. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,146, including all taxes and fees. U.S. citizens are...
Tags: Salt, Chile, Trips and Vacations, Travel, Bolivia
On a nearly deserted downtown block, a small brick building fronted by a curvy neon sign heralds a bygone era here: That's when the big bombs went boom and awe-struck Las Vegas residents watched the mushroom clouds billow into the bright desert sky....
Master stop-motion visual effects artist Ray Harryhausen died Tuesday at age 92. There have been multiple farewells and remembrances of the man who brought so many mythical monsters to life on the big screen, but Sony Movie Channel is saying farewell...
Tags: Sony Corp., Travel, Cruises, Entertainment, Star Wars (movie)
GOBLIN VALLEY, Utah — "The goblins will get ya if ya don't watch out!" wrote poet James Whitcomb Riley in 1885, probably just about the time that cowboys searching for cattle in southern Utah stumbled into this extraordinary collection of...
Tags: Gardens and Parks, Travel, State Parks
The eternal problem with Tomorrowland is that the commonplace reality of today inevitably catches up to and ultimately surpasses the ultramodern imagined future of yesterday. Disneyland's forward-looking land of tomorrow has seen many evolutions since...
After a year of construction, Universal Orlando has finally admitted that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will expand in 2014 with a detailed re-creation of London's Diagon Alley from the wildly popular series of books and movies. Photos: Top 10...
Los Angeles has doubled its presence in China. In hopes of welcoming more big-spending foreign visitors, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Monday that the city has opened a tourism office in Shanghai, the second for Los Angeles in China. To promote...
Zach Braff made headlines last week when he became one of the first top-tier Hollywood personalities to try -- and succeed in -- financing a movie via Kickstarter. Just a few days after listing his idiosyncratic project “Wish I Was Here,”...
Tags: Politics, Gardens and Parks, Kickstarter, Lobbying, Celebrities
Southern California is long overdue for a water coaster. For the uninitiated, a water coaster is a water park slide that mimics the ups and downs of a traditional roller coaster with the help of conveyor belts, water jets or magnetic propulsion....
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