| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In an era when time is money, and cellphones, computers and jammed schedules keep us ridiculously busy day and night, why would one spend seven days traveling to England when a plane can get you there in seven hours?
The answer is simple: There's no...
| Apr 7, 2013
COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, Uruguay — Straddling the crest of a sand dune, my back to the Atlantic Ocean, I watched a Uruguayan boy net fish in a river lagoon. He waded through the chest-high water, dragging behind him the reflection of the setting sun....
| May 13, 2013
| 10:58 AM
With Memorial Day weekend around the corner, there are deals and “steals” vying for travelers’ attention. Here are some that caught our eye, including deals for military members and government employees to take a well-deserved vacation...
| Jan 1, 2013
People have an intrinsic right to know their ancestry — at least Reuben Pannor thought so.
A Los Angeles social worker and trailblazer for the open-adoption movement, Pannor co-wrote "The Adoption Triangle," a 1978 book that served as the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:07 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City has a wild side and it has nothing to do with its honking yellow taxis, towering skyscrapers and celebrity-studded nightclub crowds.
It's about soaring bald eagles, quiet tidal salt marshes and sweet berry brambles...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:51 PM
It's no secret that if you want to see Florida's renowned manatees in the wild, just head to a warm-water spot on a chilly winter day, where they congregate in fresh water springs and inland waterways. But when it comes to the summer months, with the...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Visitors and residents love the quiet and the spectacular view that comes from parasailing over the Atlantic Ocean off the Broward and Palm Beach county coasts. But the experience can also turn deadly.
"I thought the worst thing that could happen is you...
| Jul 7, 2013
"I don't want my girls to grow up scared."
It was this realization that sent Patty Chang Anker finally, cautiously, at age 39, up the steps of a high dive at her local pool, onto the wobbly wheels of a bicycle and into the waves of the Atlantic Ocean on...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:01 PM
When James Beard Award-winning authors Matt and Ted Lee talk about their hometown of Charleston, S.C., there's an unmistakable air of reverence in their voices.
"It's hard to separate the passion (for the food) from having grown up there, having grown...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Hurry up and slow down. That's one way to look at a road trip. You don't hop a plane and zip off halfway around the world. You slide in behind the wheel and get a grip, you feel the planet, you experience the travel. Travel becomes part of the...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Miami Booker T. Washington star Matthew Thomas realized a special first on Saturday night at the Florida Citrus Bowl.
Sure, the standout linebacker and the Tornadoes won the Florida Class 4A state title with a 35-7 rout of Jacksonville Bolles,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:05 AM
The Galaxy Evolution Explorer spacecraft, or GALEX, was decommissioned by NASA last month. It had been launched into space aboard an air-launched Pegasus rocket, over the Atlantic Ocean off of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station 10 years ago.