travel

Summertime fun: Staycations, big trips and sending kids off

Here’s a rough vacation forecast for the summer: “Staycations” are still hot,…

Ski and spa by the shore

For those familiar with the brand, “Ritz-Carlton” is synonymous with luxury. Hence,…

TODAY’S ESCAPE: New York City hotel an affordable gem

The area known as SoHo — aka “south of Houston Street” —…

Francophiles, foodies and fashionistas on St. Barthelemy

Wheels up at the island of St. Maarten and we skim across…

Enjoy the leaves along the Hudson River

No matter where you go in the Hudson Valley, the fall foliage…

Travel: A Manhattan Holiday that’s worth the price

Everyone has a reason to visit New York City: the restaurants, the…

On Target: Highway deaths down to historical low

Today, the California Highway Patrol and state officials will gather to celebrate…

Airlines put pinch on frequent fliers

If American Airlines ever needed a poster boy for customer loyalty, Edip…

Travel: Puttin' on the newfangled Ritz at Dana Point

As a first-time visitor to the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, my only association…

Peninsula chemist buys a ticket to space

The opportunity to escape the earthly bounds of gravity is usually a…