Take along rain gear if you’re headed to Florida or the Pacific Northwest; sweaters and a knit cap for the Midwest and the Northeast; and if you’re coming to Southern California for Thanksgiving, a swimsuit and sunscreen.Read more
Spanish-speaking passengers will get a boost in 2018 with a new series of European river cruises by AmaWaterways, which include briefings and excursions in English and Spanish.
The family-owned company, celebrating 15 years of river cruising, has 20 ships with itineraries on the Danube, Rhine, Moselle, Main, Rhone and Seine rivers, among others.Read more
As I walked through Shanghai’s Hongkou district on a cold February day, I saw the names written in English, seven times, on a museum’s bronze perimeter wall. First name. Middle initial. Then Kessler — my last name.
I was stunned. They were among the Jews, 13,700 of them, who had spent some or all of World War II here and were present during the 1944 census conducted by the occupying Japanese.Read more
Question: I was flying out of San Luis Obispo on Sept. 16 on United. The flight was scheduled to leave at 9:35 a.m. I arrived at the airport at 8:45 a.m. There was no one at the United counter to check me in. Because there was no kiosk, I walked over to security to ask how I could check in. I was told that I was too late.Read more