Mickey Mouse will make room for Spider-Man, Captain America and Thor when Marvel Day at Sea debuts next year on selected Disney cruises to the Caribbean and Canada’s east coast.
The Disney Magic plans to host Marvel comic book and film superheroes and villains on board seven cruises from New York in fall 2017.Read more
Chicago’s Wrigleyville has become the Bourbon Street of the Midwest. The bustling neighborhood surrounding the Chicago Cubs’ iconic stadium will be party central this weekend, when the Cubs return for their World Series games.
Here are five festive Wrigleyville watering holes, where enough beer will flow this Friday to fill Lake Michigan:
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Skip the magnets and T-shirts to take home when you go to Hawaii. Small businesses on the islands of Maui, Lanai and Molokai make cool artisan and handcrafted gifts, and they will be on display next month at the Made in Maui County Festival.Read more
The Living Desert zoo and garden in Palm Desert is leading a safari in March to discover the landscapes and wildlife of Namibia. The excursion, accompanied by Living Desert President Allen Monroe, will visit the waterholes of Etosha National Park, where participants will have an opportunity to see elephants, giraffes, zebras and black rhinos.Read more
Canada — yes, you heard right: our neighbor to the north, which turns 150 next year — has been named the place to go in 2017 by Lonely Planet.
Some fun facts: It contains the garter snake capital of the world (Manitoba) and is the first country to build a UFO landing pad (in Alberta).
Among the top 10 cities, Los Angeles placed No. 3 for being “even more accessible to locals and visitors alike.”Read more
Discover the performing arts, costumes and fashions of India on a 12-day tour led by Holly Poe Durbin, a professor in the drama department at UC Irvine.Read more