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Did you fall in love with totality? Next total solar eclipse comes to the U.S. in 2,421 days

Millions of Americans from coast to coast looked up Monday to gaze at the total solar eclipse. And for those who fell in love with the darkest moments of the celestial event, it’s not too early to plan for the next one.

In America, the next total solar eclipse will occur April 8, 2024. It may sound far off, but you can bet serious eclipse-watchers already have made travel plans.

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Mayweather-McGregor boxing match in Vegas: Where to watch, where to drink
New rooms at Temecula resort-casino to open with stay-and-play deals

Pechanga Resort & Casino plans to open a new 568-room tower at the end of December.

It’s part of a $285-million expansion at the Temecula site that also will add two restaurants, a two-level spa and a 4.5-acre pool complex.

If you want to sample the new rooms, here are two stay-and-play offers you can book starting Aug. 28.

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Calling all vegans: You can cruise and eat well with Oceania's new menu

Vegans who set sail on Oceania Cruises can happily bypass the prime rib and salmon entrees on their next cruise. That's because the line's six ships now serve an extensive vegan menu and also offer vegan smoothie bars with cold-pressed raw juices.

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Vegas visitors can now use their electronic wallet to pay hotel bills or buy show tickets, but not for gambling

Next time you visit Las Vegas, you might be able to leave your credit cards at home. Many hotel-casino resorts along the city’s famed Strip now let guests use their digital wallets to pay for their room, meals and more — but not for gambling.

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Christmas market cruises are a gift that jump-starts holiday shopping and saves you money

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your toes… or is it your nose? Whatever the case, it's refreshing to think about Christmas images when it's so that hot your car interior feels like one of Dante’s circles of hell.

Give into those pleasant holiday daydreams, but then get busy and make it happen. It's as easy as signing up for a Christmas market river tour in Europe.

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