Global Holiday Gift Guide
When it comes to holiday giving, an unpredictably exotic present that came across an ocean has a bona fide wow factor. We've searched the globe for 50 great ways—from fancy Japanese snacks to sari blankets from India—to make a foreign exchange....
December 3, 2015
Grand Canyon's North Rim beds down for the winter
In what could be considered the First Official Act of Shutdown, District Ranger Mandi Toy twisted a key into the bottom of a padlock securing a large display case next to the lodge's check-in desk. It was 8:40 a.m. That's why lodge employees were ...
November 27, 2015
Volunteers attempt to get flood survivors back into their Wimberley homes
Denise Clark and her family of four generations enjoyed their Memorial Day weekend visit in Wimberley, Texas, until the crashing sound of a large cypress tree awoke them. Denise Clark “We spent the night on the top of the cliff and were not picked ...
December 6, 2015
Payne: The (next) VW Passat diesel
Europe is six hours ahead of the United States on the clock, and two years ahead on Volkswagen cars. On this side of the pond, the often in left-lane car trains doing 100. The Passat was whisper-quiet thanks to extensive sound-deadening that ...
November 27, 2015
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We booked a sweet log cabin and packed a Yamaha Viking VI and Wolverine with so many float tubes and fly rods they looked like the Beverly Hillbillies had taken up flyfishing. We trolled about a third of the time we were on the water atop Boulder ...
November 26, 2015
December calendar: Close out 2015 with events
Annual Christmas Holiday Lighting at Gatti and Gatti Law Office : View the large light display; visit with Santa; bring your camera to take pictures. . In the school string popcorn and cranberries, and play a classroom game, 3:30 to 6 p.m., Newell ...
November 30, 2015
Cross Keys condo a modern, artistic oasis
Beyond the front door, a hallway opens to the kitchen; a few steps farther in, the hall turns onto a large living and dining room, where a second opening to the kitchen completes the rectangular layout. Dream Home takes readers into the houses of ...
November 19, 2015
Splendour of the Seas Cruise Review by hallasm: Greek Isles and Turkey Cruise
We got an aft cabin - larger than normal cabins with a balcony much bigger ... The city is surrounded by a very well-preserved city wall, which is 2 km long, 25 m high and most places 6 m thick. There are four gates into the city - we went through ...
December 5, 2015
New luxury cruise ship to debut on the Mekong
Every cabin will come with a balcony. The Scenic Spirit will sail on the Mekong through Vietnam and Cambodia, with several itineraries that add stays in Thailand and Laos. Trips will range from eight to 27 days. USA TODAY A new, more relaxed way to cruise ...
November 20, 2015
Sail the friendly seas: The best cruises for meeting people
Some of the best memories you bring home from a cruise vacation may be of the people you meet on your ship. Picking a ship where you're cruising with like-minded folks helps with the bonding. Theme cruises – whether focused on Star Trek or nudism ...
October 14, 2015
Photo tour: Cruising to adventure on the Nordstjernen
Photo tour: Cruising to adventure on the Nordstjernen Looking for an offbeat way to explore the world's northernmost areas? Our latest Cruise Ship Tour, in the carousel above, offers a deck-by-deck look at the 150-passenger Nordstjernen, a beautifully ...
August 22, 2015
Rustic Windmill and Cabin Wall Hanging | Metalheadartdesign - Metal Craft on ArtFire
The Coffee Cup Wall Art is cut from 16 gauge cold rolled steel and is approximately 11 1/2" H X 10"W. This piece has 2 hangers on the back to make it easy to display and give a dimentional look. It has a beautiful black matte color with a clear coat finish.
March 3, 2015
Deal watch: Avalon touts discounts on river cruises
Announced today, the promotion is valid for all 2016 river cruises in Europe and Southeast Asia. Bookings must be made by April 7. The promotion comes as Avalon begins previewing its 2016 schedule at its website. The offer cannot be combined with other ...
January 28, 2015
Blank Wall Clock by Martí Guixé for Alessi
Catalan designer Martí Guixé has created a wall clock for Italian design brand Alessi with no markings and a dry-wipe surface. Guixé intends users to write on the face and hands of the clock with a wipe-clean pen. Objects have become tools for ...
March 6, 2010