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Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

Don't rush to book that flight to Cuba just yet. While the…

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AP Photo/Seth WenigTravelers wait in lines to check in at LaGuardia Airport in New York

Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel

Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected…

AP Photo/Seth WenigTravelers wait in lines to check in at LaGuardia Airport in New York

Storm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers

A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just…

AP Photo/Tony DejakU.S. airlines expect to carry 24.6 million passengers over the 12 days surrounding Thanksgiving.

Get ready for crowded airports this Thanksgiving

If you're flying somewhere for Thanksgiving, expect airports to be even more…

AP Photo/Tony DejakU.S. airlines expect to carry 24.6 million passengers over the 12 days surrounding Thanksgiving.
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Airfares continue to rise, up 12 percent since '09

The price of flying continues to climb, with the average domestic roundtrip…

AP Photo/David Goldman
Fred Noland

Mules of the Road: How Not to Cross a Bridge

Shoulders hunched, John Sears leans forward into the hill he's climbing. His…

Fred Noland
Susie Neilson

Traveler's Life for Me: Dropping Out in the Haight Isn't the Same Anymore

"My traveler name's Will Share. Because I will share. You need a…

Susie Neilson
Ari Burack/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe petals of the Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum

Southeast Asian city-state emerges as 21st-century leisure capital — and conundrum

Singapore, a prosperous outpost in the sweltering heart of Southeast Asia, is…

Ari Burack/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe petals of the Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum
Courtesy PhotoIn a rare appearance

Michael Nesmith plays non-Monkees work at GAM and more San Francisco events

Events for Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Who’s in town Jazz pianist and…

Courtesy PhotoIn a rare appearance
Courtesy photoFrancis Ford Coppola’s Winery Park offers quirky attractions.

Francis Ford Coppola's wonderland of wine

When I heard that Francis Ford Coppola conceived his “wine wonderland” from…

Courtesy photoFrancis Ford Coppola’s Winery Park offers quirky attractions.

Viral video spoofs the, er, stuff New Yorkers say

Hip young New Yorkers hate waiting for the subway. They wouldn't be…

Hope reigns as Americans prepare to ring in 2012

Times Square was awash in hopeful sentiments as it began to welcome…

SF Examiner file photoStormy forecast: A storm front brewing in the Southeast is predicted to bring rain and snow to the Northeast by Friday morning — and possibly headaches for travelers.

Storm developing could affect holiday travel plans to the Northeast

A storm front expected to develop later this week could put a…

SF Examiner file photoStormy forecast: A storm front brewing in the Southeast is predicted to bring rain and snow to the Northeast by Friday morning — and possibly headaches for travelers.
SF Examiner file photoConvention central: The Moscone Center faced numerous court rulings

Moscone Center has had miraculous impact on SF

On April 11, 2000, the Giants opened their new ballpark. Even before…

SF Examiner file photoConvention central: The Moscone Center faced numerous court rulings
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Proposed improvements would increase access to Alcatraz

Long-ago inhabitants of Alcatraz wanted to escape the island, but now proposed…

Alcatraz Island (Examiner file photo)Alcatraz Island (Examiner file photo)
Big hit: Meadowood Resort in St. Helena offers Napa Valley visitors a chance to experience tournament-level croquet. The resort’s program is run by croquet pro Mike McDonnell

Meadowood Resort brings devious championship croquet to the Bay

I met Mike McDonnell at 9 a.m. on a Saturday morning a…

Big hit: Meadowood Resort in St. Helena offers Napa Valley visitors a chance to experience tournament-level croquet. The resort’s program is run by croquet pro Mike McDonnell

Fall into Lake Tahoe's Autumn Food and Wine Festival

In two weeks, Lake Tahoe — about 185 miles east of San…

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UPDATE: More than 40 flights from SFO canceled due to Hurricane Irene

More than 40 flights out of San Francisco International Airport have been…

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Plenty to enjoy in San Francisco, but get out of town when vacation comes

School’s out. No matter how old you are, those words still have…

Rapidly changing San Francisco and the travel industry are still a match

San Francisco may no longer live up to its claim as The…