| Apr 18, 2011
If — like me — you are old enough to say, "It didn't used to look like this," then — like me — you're probably seeking places that are still relatively unaffected by rampant tourism. Last summer, I had the pleasure of visiting such...
| Apr 18, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO FIJI
From LAX, Air Pacific offers nonstop service, and Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia offer connecting service (change of plane) to Nadi. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $960, excluding taxes and fees.
WHERE TO STAY
| Feb 27, 2011
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-...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 11:03 AM
(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...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 2:47 AM
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| Nov 25, 2010
| 11:59 AM
Three teens who have been missing in the South Pacific for 50 days -- and were already eulogized in a memorial service -- have been found alive by a New Zealand fishing boat.
The boys -- two 15-year-olds and a 14-year-old -- disappeared while...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 8:32 AM
SUVA, Fiji -- Three teenage boys who spent 50 days adrift in a tiny boat in the South Pacific walked ashore on shaky legs Friday after their chance rescue - celebrated on their home island hundreds of miles (kilometers) away as a miracle that brought them...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Shannon Terese Roys passed suddenly at 41 of a brain aneurism on January 27, 2012 at her home in Aliso Viejo, CA. Shannon was born to Dr. Gilbert and Kayla Roys in Pasadena, CA January 6, 1971. She attended Newport Beach Schools before transferring to...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Obituary Notice for Mary Isabella Macdonald
On Sunday, March 25th we lost a Newport Beach Icon. Mary Isabella Macdonald who had been hospitalized at Hoag Hospital in a coma for a week, passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family.
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:35 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:53 AM
QUALITO ISLAND, Fiji — We were dozing on the sand at the edge of the bluest lagoon I'd ever seen when suddenly I remembered. The snorkel trip. Grabbing our masks we rushed to the dive shack, catching the skiff as it was pulling out for the ride to...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Hundreds of surfers from around the world paddled Sunday not for swells but for calm waters where they circled up to pay tribute to revolutionary wave forecaster Sean Collins.
The Surfline.com founder died of a heart attack at age 59 on Dec. 26 in...