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Taking place on three islands, Hawaii Food & Wine Festival is, indeed, a movable feast

This may be the ultimate movable feast -- and fest. An international lineup of more than 100 chefs, culinary personalities and winemakers will gather on three Hawaiian islands for the fifth Hawaii Food & Wine Festival.

The festival launches Aug. 29 on Hawaii Island before moving to Maui for festivities Sept. 4-6. Guests can then follow their noses to several venues on Oahu from Sept. 9-13.

A roster...

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Hop a helicopter to your next spa day? On Catalina Island, absolutely

Here's a new twist on where to get a relaxing massage: Santa Catalina Island Co. will deliver you to the island's day spa in Avalon via helicopter. 

Visitors who don't have time for an overnight trip can take advantage of the Tower Suite at Island Spa Catalina for Two.

The ride from Long Beach takes less than 20 minutes each way and lands at Pebbly Beach in Avalon. The flight offers a bird's-eye-view...

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Deal: Insider guide to best road trip food stops in California and beyond

Skip the fast food on your next road trip and instead stop at one of the more than 100 restaurants that OpenTable has decided are worthy of your taste buds.

The 2015 Summer Road Trip Restaurant Guide highlights not-to-miss places wherever you're planning to go -- and it's free.

The deal: The guide may be downloaded at OpenTable's website.

In California, recommended stops include the well-known Zuni...

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Goodbye Canyons, hello Park City: Utah ski resort on track to be biggest in U.S.

It's official: Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort are now one big Utah ski resort -- at least in name and branding.

Vail Resorts Inc. announced Wednesday that the name Park City will stand for what is set to become America's biggest ski resort. The branding also means a new squiggle of a logo and a unified website.

The base area at Canyons will be called Canyons Village at Park City, providing...

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Name a ship and you could win a coastal tour of Norway

What would you name a Norwegian small ship? Hurtigruten, which has been sailing along the coast of Norway for the last 120 years, wants to know.

The company is asking folks to name its newest ship, which is to begin sailing in the autumn of 2016. There are two rules: It must begin with MS and must be a Norwegian word or derived from one.

It also needs to work with the current naming structure of other...

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This museum lets you take a peek into the South's culinary attic

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans’ reemerging Central City is reminiscent of a huge attic filled with things that explain a unique cuisine and culinary heritage.

There’s nothing high-tech but plenty to pick up and study, from old-time kitchen gadgets to bottles of Louisiana hot sauce.

“Food is personal and familiar, so we make things accessible,” said Liz Williams, the museum’s...

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