At the still-open Grove, ‘we have to find a way to put some smiles on our faces’

Vacation writer Christopher Reynolds is bringing viewers along on every day walks. 5 hundred 20-4 spots have been offered on Degree 8. Also 426 places on 7, 448 on 6, and so on. Parking at the Grove on Thursday was not much of a difficulty, even however it was free for a improve. I experienced …

Coronavirus tips: Take a walk at Madrona Marsh in Torrance

Madrona Marsh Protect is acquiring a minute. The seasonal wetland that can take up a sq. block in Torrance is flush with h2o and wildflowers proper now. It is a excellent area to consider an quick, short walk whilst however respecting California’s “Safer at Home” purchase. By the way, the governor’s purchase enables Californians to …

You’ve seen the Big 5 on safari? In Zambia, you see them and the amazing Little 5

My husband and I ended up hrs into a early morning trek in just one of Zambia’s wildlife-wealthy nationwide parks, and we experienced by now witnessed some marquee safari sights — elephants, baboons, impalas. Then one of our guides stopped small. He pointed forward to a thrilling discovery. It was an animal that I’d been …

Useful travel gear to dress you up, keep you warm and light your way

What’s the equipment we love greatest? The gear that solves problems and helps make daily life easier. Here are 4. This is a coverup Excellent vacation companion: Transform the search of an outfit with diverse models, patterns and colors of slip-on sleeves. (Sleevey Miracles) Even on the most sweltering times exploring, heading sleeveless is not …

Those free, innocent-looking USB charging ports could rob you blind

It is known as “juice jacking,” which may well seem as innocuous as a toddler ripping the sippy cup out of a playmate’s palms, but this is incredibly much a grownup problem, unless of course your kid is currently making use of a cellphone. Juice jacking is the devious exercise by which poor fellas hijack …

Mirages? No, these California desert oases are real yet magical

Just when the bedraggled traveler is about to die of thirst, a desert oasis seems, comprehensive with greenery and all you can consume. People film scenes may be the stuff of imagination, but the oases are true. Right here are five locations the place you can look for some shade in the Southern California desert. …

Letters: Here’s a way to keep car trips trouble-free: Just shut up!

In re: Catharine Hamm’s “The Toll of Again-Seat Motorists,” On the Location, Nov. 24: I do not tolerate back-seat drivers — they both shut up or get out. My spouse is my co-pilot and, if required, speaks up, but we rarely speak to just about every other when I or she is driving, even on …

In Peru, singular culinary experiences at the opposite ends of the spectrum

The road up the mountain was empty and rough. It seemed impossible that one of Peru’s most exclusive restaurants, perched next to an eerie, lesser-known Inca ruin, would appear at the end of the red dirt path. To get there, our driver navigated a wooden bridge barely wide enough for his car and honked his …

In rural Peru, villagers push back on Airbnb and other travel trends

In the beginning, there was a lake cradled in the mountains of a high plateau in the Andes. How it got here was simple: The universe cried, and its tears flooded the world. Mankind had disobeyed the gods, and the gods sent in pumas. Lake Titicaca — literally, pumas of stone — is proof, tragedy …

Megabus is giving away 200,000 free tickets on CyberMonday

Who states there’s no this sort of detail as a free of charge vacation? Megabus is giving absent 200,000 totally free bus tickets on CyberMonday to routes about the U.S. Californians can snag a free of charge experience between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Las Vegas, Oakland and San Jose. Tourists heading to the East …