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Taking the 'Sideways' Tour 16 Years Later Jan. 12, 2020

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By Jim Farber In 2004, a little independent film about a pair of mismatched middle-age buddies on a ... Read More

Remember Los Alamos -- and the Skyview Motel Jan. 11, 2020

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By Jim Farber When the Skyview Motel opened in 1959 it had everything going for it. Perched atop a s... Read More

Go Rat Pack Retro in Swinging Palm Springs Oct. 20, 2019

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By Jim Farber The room is the essence of swinging '60s cool. A tuxedo-clad singer croons "One More f... Read More

The Best Way To See Palm Springs Is on Foot Oct. 19, 2019

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By Jim Farber Every day, thousands of visitors stroll up and down Palm Springs' main street —... Read More

It's Not Your Grandparents' Disneyland Anymore Jul. 07, 2019

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By Jim Farber When I first started going to Disneyland shortly after the park opened in 1955, the mo... Read More

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Lafayette and Eunice, Louisiana Feb. 03, 2019

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By Jim Farber Think of Mardi Gras and what comes to mind? Probably the Big Easy — New Orleans ... Read More

Leave Lafayette to Explore Southern Louisiana Feb. 02, 2019

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By Jim Farber Because of its location at the intersection of so many highways as well as the railroa... Read More

Ancient Girona Plays a Role in 'Game of Thrones' Aug. 12, 2018

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By Jim Farber Arya Stark races through the streets of Braavos, causing pandemonium as she flees the ... Read More

Vroom with a View: Cruising at the Grand Prix de Monaco Jun. 10, 2018

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By Jim Farber "There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing and mountaineering; all the ... Read More

California's Gold Country: Land of Mines, Pines and Wines May. 13, 2018

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By Jim Farber The morning of Jan. 24, 1848, started out pretty much the same way all of James Marsha... Read More

Sip, Taste and Rest in California's Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail May. 12, 2018

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By Jim Farber How can you not love a little town in California's picturesque, historically rich gold... Read More

Be Ready for a Surprise in Granada, Nicaragua Feb. 25, 2018

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By Jim Farber From its brightly painted colonial-era houses and churches to the shimmering waters of... Read More

Nicaragua's Pueblos Blancos Offer Arts and Witchcraft Feb. 24, 2018

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By Jim Farber They are called Los Pueblos Blancos, "The White Villages." Nestled on the verdant slop... Read More

Winter in Vermont -- Beyond the Greeting Cards Feb. 10, 2018

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By Jim Farber Winter in Vermont has been depicted so many times and for so many years — from p... Read More

Celebrate Modernism Week in Palm Springs Jan. 06, 2018

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By Jim Farber In 1947, Frank Sinatra, then at the height of his popularity, decided to build a cozy... Read More

From Slavery to "I Have a Dream" on the National Mall Oct. 01, 2017

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By Jim Farber Every year millions of visitors to Washington, D.C., spend a day on the National Mall.... Read More

From Crags to Caverns in Shenandoah National Park Sep. 30, 2017

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By Jim Farber Long before the Shenandoah National Park and its scenic roadway, Skyline Drive, was es... Read More

Santa Barbara's El Capitan Canyon Is the Rolls-Royce of Camping Sep. 17, 2017

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By Jim Farber Camping. For years it meant one of two things: either packing everything in the car, f... Read More

People, Places and Wine Abound in California's Santa Ynez Valley Dec. 24, 2016

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By Jim Farber The same year cannons rained down shells on Fort Sumter, signaling the opening salvo o... Read More

Tales of Costa Rica's South Pacific Dec. 11, 2016

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By Jim Farber It's a rainy night in San Jose, Costa Rica. The lurid neon lights of the capital city... Read More