Explore the ins and outs of traveling through Europe by train with Susan Hickman of Distant Lands.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free.Read more
We’ve all probably done it. We load up the car and head north for Mammoth Lakes as quickly as possible.
I’ve finally learned that the 300-plus-miles drive mostly on U.S. Highway 395 can be as enjoyable, informative and enlightening as the time spent in that great mountain community.
And this time of year, the turning of the foliage enhances the experience.Read more
From bananas to beer, hula to reggae, and hay rides to Halloween, a quirky weekend is coming to SoCal.
What could be more L.A. than relaxing on an old-timey lawn chair on Santa Monica Pier cooled by ocean breezes while you watch Front Porch Cinema’s showing of “La La Land”? Film got your toes tapping? Dance or sing along.Read more
Tokyo is perhaps the world's most relentlessly modern megalopolis, with bullet trains and robot cafes, cutting-edge architecture, fashions that won’t show up stateside for two years, and fun-seekers cruising around in Mario Kart-style racers.Read more
Knott’s Berry Farm’s less-is-more approach to Halloween Haunt in recent seasons has resulted in fewer but better haunted mazes with a greater focus on storytelling and attention to detail.Read more
Key West plans to reopen its port to cruise ships Sunday, two weeks after Hurricane Irma battered the resort area at the southern tip of Florida. Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas will be the first ship to visit, on its way to Cuba.
Cruise lines, which shuffled ships and itineraries when Irma hit the eastern Caribbean and Florida earlier this month, are again scrambling.Read more