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  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Thea Awards: Disney's Enchanted Tales with Belle nabs award

    Thea Awards: Disney's Enchanted Tales with Belle nabs award
    Enchanted Tales with Belle, an expanded character interaction that opens with Magic Kingdom's New Fantasyland last December, won one of the Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement on Tuesday. The recognition by the Themed Entertainment Association was...
  • Go Away With ... Daniel Gillies

    Go Away With ... Daniel Gillies
    Born in Canada, raised in New Zealand and now living in the United States, Daniel Gillies has roles on two current series. He co-stars as Dr. Joel Goran on "Saving Hope" and as Elijah -- a character who has been killed and resurrected no less than four...
  • Seniors on the Go: Heading overseas? Check your paperwork

    Seniors on the Go: Heading overseas? Check your paperwork
    Several decades ago, a high-powered Madison Avenue ad man I know was heading to an important client meeting in Frankfurt. He had a reservation for a flight on Lufthansa, but when he got to JFK, he realized that his passport had just expired. Being a...
  • Tonga Hut still carrying the tiki torch after 55 years

    Tonga Hut still carrying the tiki torch after 55 years
    First discovered by Captain James Cook in 1773, the tiny Kingdom of Tonga sits amid crystal blue waters in the southern Pacific Ocean. Much closer to home in North Hollywood, the Tonga Hut is a welcoming island in its own right amid the Valley's summer-...
  • Positions set for second half of Open

    Positions set for second half of Open
    About halfway through the second heat of the Women's competition at the Vans US Open of Surfing on Tuesday, Courtney Conlogue said a thought crossed her mind as she waited out the surf at the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier. "I had caught a...
  • Conlogue, Open continue to peak

    Conlogue, Open continue to peak
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — The heats are heating up and action sports will go full throttle this weekend at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. The nine-day event which features surfing, skating and BMX competitions, art and music plus an interactive village,...
  • Haakenson: Check out Hurley Pro at Trestles

    The best surfers in the world are going at it this week in the Hurley Pro at Trestles, a rare chance for many in Orange County to see these guys competing for a world championship. The Hurley Pro is one of 10 contests in the Assn. of Surfing Professional...
  • A historic fight night

    Fight Club OC will have a historic ladies night inside the ring on Thursday. The nine-bout card will feature a women's mixed martial arts fight and a women's boxing fight at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa at 7:30 p.m. The ladies battling...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Papeete, Tahiti

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Papeete, Tahiti
    Papeete, Tahiti’s capital and gateway to many South Pacific voyages, has a cosmopolitan French/Polynesian ambiance and many natural and cultural attractions. And chances are good that travelers who go to Papeete to embark on a cruise to the...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Easter Island, Chile

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Easter Island, Chile
    Remote, exotic, mysterious, mystical, Easter Island is also known as Isla de Pascua –meaning Easter Island in Spanish, as it was annexed by Chile – and as Rapa Nui in its Polynesian culture. It is, well, a Holy Grail type of place among the...
  • Planning your trip to Bora Bora

    Planning your trip to Bora Bora
    THE BEST WAY TO BORA BORA From LAX, Air Tahiti Nui and Air France offer nonstop service to Papeete, Tahiti, with Air Tahiti offering connecting service to Bora Bora. Restricted round-trip airfare begins at $1,780, including taxes and fees. Consider...