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Hit your stride with this website that lets you compare tours across all types and genres

If you have your heart set on a river cruise or safari, but don’t know the difference between tour operators providing them, get started here.

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Learning a language in Guatemala? You can also lend a helping hand

I enjoyed reading Katie Quirk’s article about beautiful Guatemala (“Speak It by Living It,” Jan. 15). It’s a land of gorgeous scenery, lovely indigenous warm-hearted people, great food and fascinating ruins and culture. 

My husband and I visited Guatemala two years ago at the urging of our daughter, Anna, who spent two months there studying Spanish and volunteering at Integral Hearts Foundation.

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Trip planning for Mt. Whitney, avalanche safety and a visit to Lebanon



Robert Martin will show slides from his recent journey to Lebanon as well as a short visit to  Jerusalem.

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.

Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.



Learn where and why avalanches occur, how to manage risk and simple ways to avoid avalanche hazards.

When, where: 7 p.m.

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Vegas, baby, for $58 round trip from Long Beach on JetBlue

Here’s how you can win before you even reach Las Vegas: a $58 round-trip flight from Long Beach to Sin City on JetBlue.

The fare, which includes all taxes and fees, is subject to availability. It is for travel Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays through March 21. There is no minimum stay other than what the travel days require.

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You can bid on a bike once owned by Steve McQueen, the King of Cool, at this Vegas motorcycle auction

Motorcycle lovers will find old-school two-wheelers at an auction coming to Las Vegas this month. A whopping 1,000 bikes, some dating to the early 20th century, will go under the hammer during the four-day event.

The Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction is set for Jan. 25-28 at the South Point Hotel Casino & Spa.

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This might be Maui's perfect way to propose. It costs $20,000, and that doesn't include a ring.

No one can guarantee what your lover will say when you pop the question, but one Maui luxury hotel can help you hedge your bets with a stay starting at $20,000.

The Montage Kapalua Bay launched a Love Is in the Air engagement package to create the ultimate romantic moment at the 24-acre resort. And what better place than Maui’s amazing shoreline?

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