How to survive an RV vacation with your family

It happened on a hot autumn afternoon as we cruised south toward Santa Rosa, Calif., on Highway 101 in a 24-foot Coachmen Leprechaun recreational vehicle.

“THUMP!” the camper went. Not like the kind of thump you make when you go over a speed bump. It was the thump of hitting something. Read more “How to survive an RV vacation with your family”

Tips for island-hopping with your family

The fog over Anacapa Island hung low and thick. “Is that where we’re going?” my daughter asked, waving at the white cliffs that floated in a flat calm Pacific. It was just another day island-hopping with my family — and the answer was “yes.” Read more “Tips for island-hopping with your family”

Here are the air travel secrets I want to share with you

Brent Bowen may be America’s leading airline critic, but he’s also a frequent air traveler, and he has a few secrets. His advice on flying better may help you have a problem-free flight. Read more “Here are the air travel secrets I want to share with you”