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A road trip of sights and sounds suggested by readers
Mark Milian // 08.08.09
As I thought about my two-week cross-country road trip this summer, I was wary about going it alone. But I found plenty of people to keep me company on the drive -- or rather, many of them found me. I solicited tips in the Travel section and on our Daily Travel & Deal Blog, (latimes.com/travel...


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Help packing the kids and suitcases from Trekaroo.com
Jen Leo // 08.07.09
Trekaroo.com aims to answer the parental cry for a more family-oriented, review-centric travel site. What's hot: When it comes to traveling with kids, sometimes the only people moms can trust for advice are other moms. Trekaroo is focused solely on family travel and offers tips, hotel reviews...


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Oregon and Washington coast: where to eat
Christopher Reynolds // 08.07.09
These aren't the five best restaurants in the Pacific Northwest, but they did serve the five best meals I found in seven days of road-tripping. Crazy Norwegian's Fish & Chips, 259 6th St. (a.k.a. U.S. Highway 101), Port Orford, Ore.; (541) 332-8601. 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Dinner entrees ...


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Tours and cruises in Washington, D.C., Italy, Vietnam and Zambia
Avital Binshtock // 08.07.09
WASHINGTON, D.C. A capital experience Beat D.C.'s summer heat -- and high prices -- by booking the Hotel Monticello's elegant Summer Promotion Package, which takes you around our nation's capital with grace and ease, then lays you down to sleep on a sumptuous pillow-top bed in Georgetown. H...


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Programs on Asia, Australia and Morocco
From The Los Angeles Times // 08.05.09
CHINA Slide show Photographer Chun Ming Huang will present images of landscapes, people and culture from his tour of the southeast region of China, including Shanghai and Anhui Province. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission, info: Fr...


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Las Vegas events for August 2009
Jay Jones // 08.05.09
TODAY The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron? Where: Suncoast Hotel Highlights: Given the title of Robert Dubac's one-man show, expect there to be a few red-faced guys in the crowd. Info: 877-677-7111, www.suncoastcasino.com AUG. 8 Sean Hannity's Freedom Concert Where: Orleans Are...


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Calendar: events for August 2009
Avital Binshtock // 08.05.09
FALLBROOK, CALIF. Wine & 'a Bite' Art Walk When, where: Aug. 15, downtown Highlights: At each of five art destinations, sample food, from six of the area's best restaurants, matched to local wines. Cost: $20 in advance ($15 for designated drivers); $25 at the door ($20 for designated...


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Your Scene: Wyoming's Cheyenne Frontier Days
From The Los Angeles Times // 08.05.09
Stephen Krupnick of Laguna Beach was fortunate to have this angle from behind the release chutes, where he snapped this photo two weeks ago at Cheyenne Frontier Days in Wyoming. \"As soon as they were released, I had a great view and most times didn't have to zoom over a long distance,\" he said....


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Search for airfares on Facebook? Yes, you can
From The Chicago Tribune // 08.05.09
American Airlines has added a fare-finding feature to its Travel Bag application within Facebook. The Travel Bag application lets Facebook fans share travel experiences, photos, reviews and comments with friends and other Travel Bag users. The new feature – American is holding a contest ...


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News from around the world
From the Associated Press // 08.05.09
Airlines June delays worst of the year NEW YORK – U.S. airlines in June turned in their worst on-time performance since December, the Department of Transportation said Tuesday. The airlines had a combined on-time arrival rate of 76.1 percent compared with 80.5 percent in May. But the carrie...


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