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Oslo is oh so cheap: $414 round trip from LAX on Lufthansa

And you thought fares to Asia were low? Check out this rock-bottom price to Oslo, Norway, from LAX on Lufthansa: $414, which includes all taxes and fees.

The fare, subject to availability, is for travel from Wednesdays through Sundays Oct. 28 to March 28. You must stay at least seven nights, and holiday blackouts apply.

Info: Lufthansa, (800) 645-3880.

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Watch the eclipse from 300 feet up on a zipline tour in the San Gabriel Mountains

If you haven’t made viewing plans for Monday’s eclipse, there’s a place in Southern California where you can watch from 300 feet in the air.

Ziplines at Pacific Crest in the San Gabriel Mountains offers a tree canopy tour timed to seeing the partial solar eclipse while being up in the air and out on the course.

The tour starts at 9 a.m.

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Carnival's seagoing Saturday morning TV shows win awards for excellence

TV personality Jeff Corwin hiked to the top of an active volcano in Greece, rappelled down steep cliffs in Montenegro and went scuba diving off the coast of Croatia.

It all happened during an episode last Saturday of "Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin," one of three shows from Carnival Corp. that were recently honored for excellence in TV production.

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Rose Bowl opens a high-end fan cave as part of the buildup to its 100th anniversary

The Rose Bowl is upping its game as the new season approaches, unveiling one of the stadium’s original locker room spaces. Reborn as a mini-museum, the locker room will be open to public tours and is a key early step in the buildup to the stadium’s centennial celebration in 2022.

Tucked under the stands, think of it as the ultimate fan cave.

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Where to find real Hawaiian food in Vegas. It's so good, some call this the 'ninth island'

If you have a yearning for authentic oxtail soup or even Spam musubi, no need to head to Hawaii. A visit to downtown Las Vegas will do.

The aloha welcome mat remains out at the California Hotel Casino, just like it has been for decades, except for the recently completed remodel intended to make the property more inviting.

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Try beach camping on a weekend escape to Carlsbad, Calif.

Carlsbad struck it rich with, of all things, water. The city got a boost when pioneer John Frazier tapped a mineral spring in the 1880s and its “miraculous curative powers” were a hit. You can still buy this magic elixir today at the Carlsbad Mineral Water Spa (once Frazier’s Well) in Carlsbad Village and, once fortified, you’ll be ready to tap into the laid-back scene.

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