Catharine Hamm is the former Travel editor for the Los Angeles Times and became a special contributor in June 2020. She was born in Syracuse, N.Y., to a peripatetic family whose stops included Washington, D.C.; Honolulu; and Manila. Her varied media career has taken her from McPherson, Kan., to Kansas City, Mo., San Bernardino, Salinas and L.A. Hamm has twice received individual Lowell Thomas Awards, and the Travel section has been recognized seven times during her tenure as editor. Her favorite place? Always where she’s going next.
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Aterrizado por la pandemia, volví al aire y me enamoré, aunque brevemente, de la economía básica, de un estacionamiento diferente y de los niños llorones.
Grounded by the pandemic, I returned to the air and fell in love, if briefly, with basic economy, a different parking lot and wailing children.
Welcome to car wars, the rental version, another side effect of the pandemic.
Some folks in your tour group will be wonderful and others will be late, talk too loudly, complain constantly or drink too much. What should you do?
El viajero en auto de hoy en día debe ser un guerrero de la carretera, al que nunca le pille desprevenido este nuevo y extraño mundo de los viajes.
Today’s car traveler must be a road warrior, never caught unawares by this strange new travel world.
¿Cultivar alimentos sin tierra? Sí, debería intentarlo en casa
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