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L.A. bounces back with breezy new stays, superheroes and movie magic

New things to do in Los Angeles include a motion-picture museum on the Miracle Mile and window-service tacos in Silver Lake.
  • Jul 28

Workcations are the new vacations. Here’s how to pull one off.

Furnished apartments, discounts for longer stays and worker-friendly amenities mean an extended vacation is more accessible than ever.

Why you shouldn’t soak a splinter, and other ways first aid has changed

Make sure you know the latest in treating injuries with these do’s and don’ts for six common situations.
  • Jul 26

Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park, a compact natural wonder

In Ohio, Hocking Hills State Park offers family-friendly waterfalls, ravines and caves.
  • Jul 23

In reopened Paris, creative energy and festive euphoria set the mood

A plethora of new cultural, dining and lodging options await visitors to the City of Light.
  • Jul 23

During a pandemic, the outdoors is the safest place you can be. But what if you hate nature?

Here’s how indoorsy people can connect with nature — and why they should.
  • Jul 22

When will travel return to normal?

The short answer? It depends on how you define normal.

What are the Sunday scaries, and how can you banish them?

The irrational fears known as Sunday scaries, which crop up as the workweek approaches, can be vanquished with some relaxation, some preparation and some midweek fun.

You spent months at your childhood home. How to handle the sometimes-rocky return to regular life.

Experts have tips for reestablishing your life if you’ve returned from living at your parents’ home during the pandemic.

Aboard the first cruise ship to set sail from the States since the pandemic began

Plentiful deck chairs and buffet servers: How the pandemic has changed the cruise experience.
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