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  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • 5 luxurious honeymoon trips

    5 luxurious honeymoon trips
    (CNN) Trying to choose a spot for a dream honeymoon can be overwhelming. Hawaii, with its tourist-friendly islands and exotic feel without the passport, gets a lot of attention from honeymooners. But there are other scintillating destinations you don't...
  • On the Town: Cooking up 'A Polynesian Paradise'

    On the Town: Cooking up 'A Polynesian Paradise'
    Firefighters from Glendale’s Station #26 didn’t put out a fire — they started one. The blaze went up to cook a Polynesian feast at the Glendale home of Paula and Art Devine. For the last four years, the firefighters have bought the...
  • Tribune employee wins NBC's 'Love in the Wild,' Art Smith returns to 'Top Chef Masters,' Rashida Jones dines at Sunda

    Tribune employee wins NBC's 'Love in the Wild,' Art Smith returns to 'Top Chef Masters,' Rashida Jones dines at Sunda
    Gold Coast resident Yanina Beccaria and her partner Ken Barrington won season 2 of the Jenny McCarthy-hosted NBC reality show “Love in the Wild” Tuesday -- just as many had expected. The couple clicked from the beginning, unlike other...
  • Girls only: Great places for women leaving the men behind

    Girls only: Great places for women leaving the men behind
    Hey, girlfriends, there's a place for us. On second thought, make that thousands of places. Thousands of experiences too. From gap-year gals to empty-nesters, women are setting off on travel adventures in greater numbers just with the girls. Exactly...
  • Star gazing on Maui in Hana, Hawaii

    Star gazing on Maui in Hana, Hawaii
    HANA, Hawaii — I came to play in a jungle, dance under a waterfall and swim with giant turtles in a tranquil sea. But at the end of the long, winding road to Hana, the thing that pleased me most was staring at the star-filled sky. Not to imply that...
  • French presidential election begins

    French presidential election begins
    French President Nicolas Sarkozy cast his ballot Sunday in the country's presidential elections as he fought to keep his job in the face of challenges from nine other candidates. Sarkozy voted with his wife Carla Bruni in Paris. Socialist candidate...
  • The rock stars of Easter Island

    The rock stars of Easter Island
    As our tour group gazes at the view from the slopes of Rano Kau — one of three extinct volcanic peaks on Easter Island — an explosion sounds in the valley below, followed by a puff of white smoke. "Don't worry, that's normal," our guide, Tom,...
  • Sky Watchers Gather to View Rare Transit of Venus

    Sky Watchers Gather to View Rare Transit of Venus
    Across Southern California, sky watchers assembled Tuesday afternoon for a chance to view the last-in-a-lifetime transit of Venus. They donned protective glasses and peered into filtered telescopes to watch the planet as it crossed in front of the sun...
  • Last 'Transit of Venus' this century is over

    Last 'Transit of Venus' this century is over
    Venus crossed the face of the sun for about seven hours Tuesday, but most people in the Seattle area were unable to see it because of cloud cover.  The next time Venus journeys across the sun will be in the year 2117, says Jack Lissauer, Kepler Mission...
  • Haakenson: OC surfers dominate NSSA Championships

    If there was any doubt Orange County had the best young surfers in the nation, doubt no more. The National Scholastic Surfing Assn. Championships were held last weekend at Salt Creek and O.C. schools dominated. San Clemente won the boys' high school...
  • Cook Islands: The glorious middle of nowhere

    Cook Islands: The glorious middle of nowhere
    AITUTAKI, Cook Islands — "Where is that?" I must've heard the question a hundred times before arriving in the Cooks. Some friends placed the islands in the Caribbean. Several guessed "around Australia." No one nailed it until I spoke with a...