Seven years and $134 million later, the reopened Orient-Express hotel features an infinity pool, monogrammed pillows and mystery stairs.
Looking to get away? From domestic to international, budget to luxurious, family-friendly to rugged, we've got dozens of recommendations for 2015, drawn from Los Angeles Times staff, readers and other travel sites.
Welcome, Detourists! This slide show, photographed and written by L.A. Times staffer Christopher Reynolds, goes all over and grows every weekday.
"It's not really technical?" Liz asked Axel Zander, our cycling guide, as he shuttled the four of us to our drop-off point a third of the way up Table Mountain.
When I visited Cape Town in September, the tree buds were exploding, and golden-green blades were popping up in the pavement cracks.
You know how everyone always writes "I'll be back!" — and there's always an exclamation point — in vacation rental guest books?
When it comes to pet travel, the Palm Springs area really knows how to throw a dog a bone. In fact, some people say hoteliers in the region are more likely to roll out the welcome mat for dogs than kids. I'm not sure about that, but during a weekend visit, my pups were wined and dined and...