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Headed to Tangier, Morocco? Consider the lovely Hotel La Maison Blanche.


In September  we ventured to Tarifa, Spain, and then to Tangier by way of a $35 ferry. We were picked up at the sparkling clean-water port by Aziz Begdouri, tour guide and owner of a restored 14th century riad.

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National park tips: Yep, you should see Rushmore. But about the sculptor...

If you’re on the road anywhere near South Dakota, Mount Rushmore National Memorial is mandatory. But sidestep the ticky-tacky tourist compound of Keystone, S.D. (nearest town to Rushmore).

Instead, stay 24 miles away in pleasant, historic Rapid City. If you’re photographing the faces, the light is better in the morning (they face southeast).

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Pets on parade during run-up to Halloween at LAX

LAX is parading out the pets next week in costumes for what the airport has dubbed a “Howling Halloween parade.”

On Thursday, 12 members of the airport’s PUP program – Pets Unstressing Passengers – will march through the Tom Bradley Terminal, the dogs dressed as pandas, ghost hunters and other characters.

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Beach party and discount rooms make for good deal at this Carlsbad inn

It’s the little things that add up to make this hotel deal a sweet steal. West Inn & Suites in Carlsbad, Calif., marks its first decade with rooms starting at $139 and a pop-up beach party for you and your family.

The deal: With this Throw Back hotel offer, you can snag a king deluxe room for $139, a double king deluxe or suite for $149 and a double king suite for $169.

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Fly to Pittsburgh, City of Bridges and big hills, for $268

American and Southwest will take you to Pittsburgh and back for $268, including all fees and taxes. The round-trip deal out of LAX is subject to availability, of course, and requires flights to be taken Monday through Thursday, or on a Saturday. The deal is available for flights through April 24. But move quickly: Tickets must be purchased by Thursday (Oct. 27).

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First a cocktail ice bar wowed Las Vegas. Now there's a Caviar Room.

Caviar, that most luxurious of delicacies, is getting the star treatment at one Las Vegas eatery. Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace has opened a room that will serve nothing but caviar dishes.

This is a place to unwind in style— it’s located in the restaurant’s lounge — and spend a lot of money on plates of fish eggs.

Guests can meet celebrity chef Guy Savoy at the room Nov.

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