January 18, 2014 |
Thousands of travel enthusiasts are expected at the L.A. Times Travel Show this weekend to explore potential vacation spots, taste new foods, watch travel videos and films, and meet celebrities such as actress Alyssa Milano and travel guide author-publisher Arthur Frommer. The 16th annual show at the Los Angeles Convention Center opened at 10 a.m. Saturday. The keynote speakers in Petree Hall are Frommer, who will be on at noon, and Milano, who will appear at 3 p.m. Doors close at 5. Frommer , who has written more than 300 travel guides in a career that spans 60 years, tells value-minded travelers they should plan to spend less on hotels in 2014 because rising airfares will cut into their vacation budgets.
January 18, 2014 |
Travelers looking to do good during their vacations while relaxing on the beach with margaritas should be careful about where they travel, actress Alyssa Milano said Saturday at the L.A. Times Travel Show. "The scariest thing is going to a resort, and the corrupt government not using any of that tourism money to help the educational system," Milano said during a conversation with Times columnist Patt Morrison. Milano, a die-hard Dodgers fan raised in New York to a family of Italian heritage, noted she has never visited Italy.
January 15, 2014 |
Henry Rollins travels with a fierce agenda. He believes if you aren't moved, disturbed or changed by where you go, you're not going to the right places. "Traveling allows the opportunity for humility to creep into your life," says Rollins, a photographer, actor, author, publisher, TV and radio personality, and punk-rock veteran. You can meet the former Black Flag frontman and hear about his travel insights at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the L.A. Times Travel Show at the L.A. Convention Center.
January 8, 2014 |
Got questions about the travel outlook for 2014? Arthur Frommer's got answers. You can see the guidebook author and budget travel legend at noon Jan. 18 at the Los Angeles Times Travel Show , which continues Jan. 19, both days at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Frommer is among dozens of experts who can help guide your journeys for 2014. They'll be speaking on topics as diverse as what's new in Europe to staying safe on the road. Frommer's talk will give you keys to taking the sting out of the new year's high airfares and getting the best value for your buck.
November 6, 2013 |
Essayist. Actor. Activist. Author. Those are just some of the labels you might apply to Adam Richman, Alyssa Milano, Henry Rollins and Arthur Frommer, the keynote speakers for the Los Angeles Times Travel Show on Jan. 18 and 19 at the L.A. Convention Center. They'll be joined by hundreds of other participants, including chefs, L.A. Times journalists and tourism officials from around the globe. Richman, author of “America the Edible” and now the host of “Adam Richman's Fandemonium,” pays a return visit to the 2014 show.
July 24, 2013 |
We know all about Honey Boo Boo and her mom, Mama June. But the rest of the Thompson/Shannon clan has been given a supporting role on the runaway TLC hit "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. " But on Wednesday night's episode (one of two), Honey Boo Boo's 13-year-old sister, Pumpkin, gets the spotlight. And let's pause a moment to worry about the health of poor Lauryn Shannon. The girl chooses to enter her teenage years in one of the most disgusting ways possible: taking on Pigzilla.