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  • Travelzoo: Travel Smart With Gabe Saglie

    Let Them Do the Driving Limo Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country Take a 5-hour chauffeured limousine tour of Santa Barbara wine country, visiting 3 top wineries in towns like Los Olivos and Solvang Between wineries, sip champagne in your 8-person...
  • Rollins College encourages students to embrace changing the world

    Rollins College encourages students to embrace changing the world
    What did you do on your summer vacation? For students at Winter Park's Rollins College, the answers include launching an eco-lodge project in Tanzania, founding a company that creates energy from waste and helping women in a South African village start...
  • Powerful Magnitude-7.6 Quake Strikes Costa Rica

    Powerful Magnitude-7.6 Quake Strikes Costa Rica
    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck the northwest coast of Costa Rica Wednesday, collapsing homes, blocking highways and causing widespread panic. The quake struck Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula, on the Pacific...
  • 7.6-Magnitude Quake hits Costa Rican coast

    7.6-Magnitude Quake hits Costa Rican coast
    An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck the northwest coast of Costa Rica Wednesday, resulting in some damage, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake struck Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula, on the Pacific coast about 87 miles west of the capital,...
  • Tsunami warning issued after quake off Costa Rican coast

    Tsunami warning issued after quake off Costa Rican coast
    (CNN) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck off the coast of Costa Rica Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake struck off of Costa Rica's Pacific coast, about 87 miles west of the capital, San Jose. It was centered more than 28...
  • Classically Trained: Pacific Symphony ramps up for next season

    Classically Trained: Pacific Symphony ramps up for next season
    The 34th season of the Pacific Symphony promises to be a memorable one: its busy lineup includes traditional favorites, pops concerts, a new Sunday series at Soka University and the second year of the opera-vocal initiative. The 2012-13 season begins...
  • Travelzoo: This Week's Travel Smart Deals

    Segment 1 (6am) Exotic Adventure Dubai and Bangkok Roundtrip airfare from LAX on Emirates Airlines (to Dubai, from Bangkok) 6 nights’ accommodations · 3 nights at the 5-star Fairmont Dubai · 3 nights at the 4.5-star Dusit Thani Bangkok Airfare from Dubai...
  • Take a chance on Guatemala

    Take a chance on Guatemala
    SANTIAGO ATITLAN, Guatemala — Edna Sloan sat at a table open to the street and its vendors, quietly sipping a local beer. Purchase of a beer in this pretty-enough town on Lake Atitlan entitles free access to a bano certified clean by our guide,...
  • More beans, less white rice tied to less diabetes

    More beans, less white rice tied to less diabetes
    New York (Reuters Health) -- Beans and rice are a classic combination throughout the western hemisphere, but a study in Costa Rica finds that the bean half of the equation may be better for health. Among nearly 2,000 men and women, researchers found that...
  • You say Orlando, and I say Sedona . . .

    You say Orlando, and I say Sedona . . .
    Sherry Wolf always indulged her husband's love of Costa Rica — until he brought home a book about moving there. "I told him, 'Don't even think about it, because I'm not going,'" she said. While Scott Wolf, a 61-year-old Flossmoor radiologist,...
  • For look at modern wonder: Panama Canal cruises in spring

    For look at modern wonder: Panama Canal cruises in spring
    Often dubbed the "Eighth Wonder Of The World" and selected as one of the "Seven Wonders Of The Modern World," the Panama Canal is a 48-mile long waterway across the Isthmus of Panama linking the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Completed in 1914 by the...
  • Options abound in vacation homes

    Options abound in vacation homes
    When it comes to vacation homes, there's something for everyone. You can own the whole thing or just a piece of it. Vacation homes are everywhere — in the mountains, in the city and from sea to shining sea. And there is evidence that after a six-...