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Why booking a cruise far in advance may be the only way to get exactly what you want

Mike and Katrina Tschida love to travel, rambling across the globe to play polo in Buenos Aires, go on nature walks in the Galápagos Islands and ride the Orient Express from Paris to Istanbul.

Earlier this year, the Long Beach couple cruised to Antarctica, where they camped out and kayaked in the land of penguins and icebergs.

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More ways to save money in Paris

Debbi Kickham's “The City of Light for Less" [Nov. 26] was extremely helpful. I'd like to add to her list of Paris deals. In my "Paris Made Easy" guide, I feature some of the best free museums and sights in Paris.

The Museé Cognacq-Jay (www.museecognacqjay.paris.fr/en) in the Marais is in an elegant mansion and houses a collection of 18th century art and furniture.

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Films & programs: Winter camping, exploring tidepools, vanishing cultures

CAMPING

Workshop

Experts offer tips on gear, clothing, nutrition and more for winter campers.

When, where: 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at REI stores in Rancho Cucamonga, 12218 E. Foothill Blvd., and Northridge, 18605 Devonshire St.

Admission, info: Free. (909) 646-8360 for Rancho Cucamonga, (818) 831-5555 for Northridge.

SAN PEDRO

Explore low tides at the Point Fermin tide pools with the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.

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What's up for the weekend of Dec. 15-17: a blizzard of holiday and ice events

Grab your parka because Santa, ice and decked-out boats seem to be everywhere next weekend.

Newport Beach

One hundred brightly illuminated and decorated boats of varied types, sizes and shapes follow a 14-mile course along the peninsula and islands of Newport Harbor at the 109th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade.

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Idaho's Sun Valley is a grand dame and a grand time among skiers and snowboarders

Sun Valley, America's first destination ski resort and still a favorite winter playground for many of Hollywood's skiers and snowboarders, is a grand dame among ski resorts, marking its 82nd season this winter.

Two winters ago, I returned to the Idaho resort after a 22-year absence and 36 years since my first visit as a sports writer for the daily newspaper in Twin Falls, 85 miles south.

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Another epic winter in store for resorts? Maybe — if not with snow then definitely with speed and size
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