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Before Robert Louis Stevenson was famous, he was captivated by California. What better place for a scandalous liaison?

People did their best to persuade a young author that the object of his affection was a bad match. But he was adamant. Trace the lovelorn steps in California of the author whose books "Treasure Island" and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" would make him famous: Robert Louis Stevenson.

Underwater suite will allow you to watch the fish go by at Maldives resort

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island will give guests a chance to watch marine life from a bedroom under the surface of the Indian Ocean. It is scheduled to open before the end of the year.

Access to Yosemite's popular Glacier Point set to open for the season

The seasonal route, 3,000 feet above the valley, is expected to open this weekend. It takes visitors to fantastic views of Half Dome and the park's high country.

How many hot dogs can the pros eat in 10 minutes? Spectators welcome at Las Vegas contest

Saturday's event at New York-New York is free for spectators. Winners at the spectacle qualify for the national contest at Coney Island on July 4. Last year, Joey Chestnut won with 72.

All-inclusive resort on Mexico's Riviera Nayarit takes up to 40% off rooms and adds $500 credit

Occidental Nuevo Vallarta room prices start at $172 a night for two, which includes meals and activities. The resort has 274 rooms on seven floors and offers a kids program.

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