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  • Seniors on the Go: Look to April for best positioning cruise rates

    Seniors on the Go: Look to April for best positioning cruise rates
    Over the years, I've pitched "positioning cruises" as one of the top travel bargains you can find, and this year will be no exception. The best rates will be for sailings in April, with several starting in the range of $30 to $35 per person per night. That's about what you'd pay for a budget motel -- and the cruise throws in meals and entertainment.
  • Seniors on the Go: Cities where you might feel comfortable -- and where you won't

    Seniors on the Go: Cities where you might feel comfortable -- and where you won't
    I usually don't like to report on those "best" or "least expensive" city or airport stories. I figure that if you really want to visit the Louvre, the fact that Albuquerque is less expensive or Seoul has a better airport is irrelevant. But once in a while...

    Evolving Lisbon -- trolleys, fado and Old World color

    Evolving Lisbon -- trolleys, fado and Old World color
    Portugal's capital city of Lisbon feels to me like Europe's San Francisco -- it has rattling trolleys, a famous suspension bridge, a heritage dominated by a horrific earthquake, and lots of fog. And like San Francisco, it's a charming mix of now and then....

    Rich tapestry shot through with 'Mysteries'

    Rich tapestry shot through with 'Mysteries'
    A formal marvel carved from, and around, a narrative whopper, Raul Ruiz's adaptation of the mid-19th century Portuguese novel "Mysteries of Lisbon" arrives in U.S. theaters as a two-part, four-hour version edited down from a six-hour version produced...

    Chile earthquake one of the largest ever recorded

     
    Central Chile was hit by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded, tearing apart houses, bridges and highways Saturday and sending a tsunami racing halfway around the world. The magnitude 8.8 quake was felt as far away as Sao Paulo in Brazil — 1,800...