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  • More for your money: Bargain airfare tips

    More for your money: Bargain airfare tips
    Tired of all these winter airfare sales? Of course you're not. The head-spinning flurry of sales in November and December has become as addictive as caramel lattes. Although recent deals, such as $19 fares each way between Long Beach and Las Vegas and...
  • Béla Fleck's sonic surprise for the holiday season

    Béla Fleck's sonic surprise for the holiday season
    It's tempting at this time of year, with worn-out Christmas tunes blaring nonstop through every grocery store, hair salon and shopping mall from here to the Atlantic, to believe that, musically speaking, there's nothing new under the holiday sun. But...
  • Holiday cocktails: A hangover for your skin

    Holiday cocktails: A hangover for your skin
    This time of year — pretty much from Halloween through New Year's Day — we're tempted at every turn by rich, sugary high-calorie foods, from candy corn to candy canes, with plenty of pumpkin pie, fruit cake and chocolate decadence in between....
  • On the Spot: Here, don't have a seat

    On the Spot: Here, don't have a seat
    Question: On Oct. 16, I bought two tickets from Delta Air Lines through Chase Rewards for $794.80. We paid $599.86 plus 19,494 points. We received a trip confirmation letter from Chase, with a Delta logo, giving our flight numbers, departure times and...
  • Planning your trip to Scotland

    The BEST WAY TO EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND From LAX, British, United, Lufthansa and KLM offer connecting service to Edinburgh. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,241, including taxes and fees. From Edinburgh, take the train to nearby North Queensferry,...
  • Winter holiday travel

    Winter holiday travel
  • Book review: 'Holidays in Heck' by P.J. O'Rourke

    Book review: 'Holidays in Heck' by P.J. O'Rourke
    P.J. O'Rourke has written so many books of humor that no one is quite sure how many. I have it on good authority that it's 15, but since I finished writing this sentence, he may have written yet another. That's how fast he is. I've enjoyed O'Rourke's...
  • Private residence club can make vacation home abroad a dream come true

    Private residence club can make vacation home abroad a dream come true
    Los Angeles resident and admitted Italo-phile Vera Campbell wanted a vacation villa in Tuscany. Not just any old house -- she wanted a place where she could host a dozen friends, sip a little Vino Nobile and savor la dolce vita without worrying about...
  • Rising travel costs lead to more college students skipping family Thanksgiving gatherings

    Samantha Roper sometimes dreams about the mashed potatoes her mother makes on Thanksgiving, from potatoes grown at an uncle's farm 10 minutes from her Southern Idaho home. But today, with airfare costs and distance making a trip home impractical, the...
  • Southern California holiday travel guide

  • Labor Day as the Romans do

    HERE IN THE MODERN United States, we tend to believe we've achieved a kinder, gentler workplace that honors 9-to-5ers with a special day off in early September, especially when compared with the workaday world of the past. But 2,000 years ago, workers in...