The town of Tequila, Mexico, may not have the biggest or the showiest or the most popular Day of the Dead displays, but it does offer a chance to double down on its cultural history — and its spirits.
A relatively young humpback whale was sighted off the north side of Kauai on Oct. 1, about three weeks earlier than usual. The Hawaiian islands are a natural marine sanctuary where humpbacks come to breed
Lightning struck Venice Beach in 2014, killing a 20-year-old swimmer and injuring more than a dozen others. Emergency responders sprang into action to get 20,000 people out of the water and off the sand.
In a recent (but now deleted) Twitter post, Aubrey O’Day, the 35-year-old Dumblonde singer and reality TV personality, said a male flight attendant forced her to remove her shirt in front of a plane full
If you make one trip to California’s Eastern Sierra this fall, make it now. Fall colors are at or approaching their peak in the Bishop Creek area. Take California Highway 395 north for about four hours
The rules for pick-ups at LAX are changing at the end of this month, so I took a walk at the airport and made a video to help you work the new system. (There’s also juggling.) If you count on Uber, Lyft,
Sick of your selfie self yet? Likely not. The Museum (and I use the term loosely) of Selfies opened last year in Hollywood as a place for anyone to Insta indulge. Now a second site will open in the Miracle
Ready for a long train ride on your next vacation? Buy a roomette or bedroom ticket on selected Amtrak trains, and a companion goes free. It’s cool savings for those who want to see America by riding rails
The popular Kilauea Iki Trail in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park recently fully reopened, a year and a half after Kilauea erupted and more than 60,000 quakes rattled the volcano’s summit. The shaking last
The popular Palm Springs Aerial Tramway that takes visitors from the desert floor up to a high point on Mt. San Jacinto is set to reopen Monday. It has been shut for maintenance since Sept. 9. The tram
The 1.2-million-pound Big Boy 4014 locomotive is coming to the Los Angeles area, and you’ll have a chance to see it and even ride in rail cars behind it. The behemoth, on the last leg of a three-part called
Fall colors, cooler temperatures and grape harvest time are good reasons for a Napa Valley getaway. An added incentive: Vista Collina Resort in Napa, Calif., offers up to 30% off rooms through the end