Film buffs, take note: The Milwaukee Art Museum is rolling out its newest exhibition, "Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s," just in time for Halloween.
The Weimar-era '20s were a tumultuous time in Germany, as people grappled with hyperinflation, hardships and other fallout from World War I. An uneasy mood permeated the arts, from ...Read more
Once one of Belgium's medieval powerhouses, Ghent -- about 30 minutes away from Brussels and Bruges -- oozes with cobbles and charm. But it's also a living place -- home to one of Belgium's biggest universities. While there's a certain amount of urban grittiness, the heart of Ghent still looks much like it did circa 1500, when this was one of ...Read more
Actress Tamlyn Tomita ("Joy Luck Club," "The Day After Tomorrow," "The Karate Kid 2") is loving her latest series, the Epix espionage drama, "Berlin Station." One of the perks of working in Berlin is getting to sightsee on her days off. "After the fall of the Berlin Wall, a TV station in Japan raised funds to send over cherry blossom trees to ...Read more
Of course, parades and memorial events are scheduled nationwide during the three-day Veterans Day weekend beginning on Friday, November 11. You can find celebrations in your home town or a nearby city, but Veterans Day’s best known events are in staged in Washington, DC. A visit to the nation’s capital will reward you with a ...Read more
Q: I need help getting a refund from British Airways. Earlier this year, I flew from Bergen, Norway, to Baltimore via London -- at least, that's what my ticket said. However, the connecting flight from London to Baltimore was canceled due to a mechanical problem, and a day later I was rerouted to Washington Dulles International Airport.
I did ...Read more
Nestled at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and surrounded by acres of desolate beauty, Santa Fe often surprises first-time visitors with its wealth of offerings, from culture, history and a vibrant culinary scene to outdoor pursuits such as hiking and skiing.
Settled by the Spanish in the early 1600s, Santa Fe is the oldest capital ...Read more
The Starseeker GambitMr. Robert E. Birnschein
The starship Eagle is part of a slowly growing interstellar fleet tasked with searching nearby star systems to find a suitable life-supporting planet for a burgeoning humanity to colonize. Crewed by daring civilian explorers and planetary scientists the ship has crossed hundreds of light ...
This year has seen the opening of a variety of new, fun eateries along Kauai's southern shore, from Roy Yamaguchi's newest hot spot to a seasonal, organic shave ice stand with a mustache theme (yes, really). Here's the scoop on three new places to try.
EATING HOUSE 1849
Celebrity chef Yamaguchi's newest restaurant celebrates Hawaii's culinary ...Read more
Sunsets decorate my travel memories. They can be a vivid, romantic capper for a beautiful day on the road. I've seen a lot of sunsets in my travels, and these spots are some of my most memorable.
AERO ISLAND, DENMARK. Four hours from Copenhagen, time-passed Aero Island is the perfect place to wind down. At a lazy day's end, stroll out to ...Read more
When Randall Park was a student at UCLA, he thought about pursuing a career in academia. Thanks partially to some creative writing classes -- in which he wrote a part for himself in a student production -- he decided to try acting instead. After playing a governor on "Veep" and North Korean dictator Kim Jung-Un in the controversial film, "The ...Read more
New York City is certainly one of the world’s top tourist destinations, but it can also be exhausting. Visitors who
aren’t accustomed to the constant hustle and bustle might just need a break – as many stressed residents do.
If exhaustion begins to interfere with enjoyment, follow native New Yorker to one of...Read more
Q: My husband, Loren, purchased a ticket from Spirit Airlines for a trip from New Orleans to Chicago for travel this summer. Unfortunately, he passed away about two weeks before his flight. I canceled his flight two days after his death.
When I inquired with Spirit about a refund, the representative instructed me to file a complaint and attach ...Read more
The Vegas Strip, otherwise known as Las Vegas Boulevard, is a galactically alluring destination. In fact, it is so bedazzled with bright lights and glitter that you can see it from outer space.
The glitter is undoubtedly what draws tourist from around the world to their ultimate fantasy playground, a glamorous place ...Read more
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Bison surrounded our minivan. Big ones and little ones. Some weighing about a ton, strolling 3 feet outside my window. This was so Yellowstone.
Park rangers do their best to educate the public to stay well away from wildlife: 100 yards from bears and wolves, 25 yards from everything else.
In busy parts of the park,...Read more
Stacy Thompson left her husband and three kids behind and headed off for a special fall family vacation.
LOS ANGELES -- Recalling the childhood fun she had at summer camp, CiJi McBride has decided to go back to the outdoors.
The 41-year-old African-American beauty consultant from Los Angeles' Baldwin Hills section recently joined the Sierra Club, began taking day hikes in the Santa Monica Mountains and is planning a camping trip to Yosemite ...Read more
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Above the bar at Jack Fry's, a favorite Louisville dining destination on busy Bardstown Road, the walls are adorned with pictures of racehorses and people who know racehorses but are known mainly here.
In a corner are photos of The Greatest.
Most everyone in the city and in the world beyond Bardstown Road knows the man in ...Read more
MOUNT VERNON, Va. -- With the presidential election only weeks away, I made a pilgrimage to Mount Vernon, President George Washington's Virginia home.
I stood on the long porch that looks out onto the Potomac. I went inside his historic mansion. I wandered the outbuildings. I went to his grave.
And in the wind, I listened for the president's ...Read more
Best known as one of the most famous supermodels of the '90s, Christy Turlington Burns is the founder of the nonprofit organization Every Mother Counts (http://www.everymothercounts.org/), which is dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for mothers. After experiencing childbirth ...Read more
- Advice for our next president, from George Washington's Mount Vernon
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