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5 tips to play it safe heading to great outdoors

Heading into the back country, to your favorite national park or recreation area? Before you go, give your skills, gear and local intel a tuneup. Read More

Travelers can retrace ‘Green Book’ path with some research

With a little research, travelers can find copies of “The Negro Motorist Green Book” online and retrace the route in the movie or develop their own tours of sites that once provided refuge to African-­Americans. Read More

Italian Alpine spas, where sports are an afterthought

A paradise for skiers, the Italian Alps of South Tyrol offer a more placid pastime that’s surging anew. Read More

Volunteers learn about native ecosystems as they rejuvenate Windward Oahu

Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi is a Honolulu-based freelance writer whose travel features for the Star-Advertiser have won several Society of American Travel Writers awards. Read More

How to take advantage of shifting airline fares

While there are no bulletproof tricks to ensure a passenger gets the lowest fare, there are ways to improve one’s odds. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life, March 3

Email “Signs of Hawaiian Life” photos to or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Read More

An easygoing town in Panama swallows its visitors

The remote village of Santa Catalina, Panama, is an ideal place for a visitor like “The 52 Places Traveler” Sebastian Modak to be swallowed up in the laid-back local culture and rhythms. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life, Feb. 24

Email “Signs of Hawaiian Life” photos to or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Read More

Writer offers tips on North American parks

In his new book, Author Joe Yogerst showcases top national, state and city parks throughout North America, paired with stunning photography and expert tips. Here are five ideas to consider. Read More

See Lake Tahoe’s new underwater trail and its sunken boats

For the most recent California State Park trail at Lake Tahoe, you’ll have to put away your hiking boots and grab a dive mask. Read More

Astronaut helps Royal Caribbean nail original show ‘Flight’

There’s a moment in the original stage production on board the world’s largest cruise ship that will make viewers question the reality of what they’re seeing. Read More

Las Vegas Advisor: Binion’s resort reopening hotel

After closing its hotel in 2009, Binion’s has announced that it will open 81 of its 366 rooms to serve as a boutique hotel-­within-a-hotel dubbed the Apache Hotel at Binion’s. Read More

Going to Bali? Have fun, but contribute too

Have fun when vacationing on the Indonesian island, but remember to give back. Read More

Maui museum shares Hawaiian history through art, music, dance

Hale Ho‘ike‘ike means “House of Display,” and, true to its name, it hosts special events and exhibits throughout the year. Here’s what’s happening in 2019. Read More

When to go where this year to save up on costs

The time of year and perceived trendiness of a destination can also impact the cost. Here are some trends to watch out for. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life, Feb. 17

Email “Signs of Hawaiian Life” photos to or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Read More

Chasing ‘dancing lights in the sky’

In an era when the digital world has winnowed our attention spans, the aurora borealis still demands presence and patience, and the fortitude to weather arctic conditions. Nevertheless, travelers are inspired in growing numbers to chase the northern lights. Read More

5 ways to incorporate acts of kindness into next trip

Here are five ways to incorporate random acts of kindness into your next family vacation. Read More

Checking in? No thanks … Just here for the Wi-Fi

Instead of discouraging Wi-Fi moochers and freelance nomads in its lobbies, the Ace Hotels took a step to actively encourage them and signal their welcome. It put outlets everywhere and catered to the creative crowd. Read More

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