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Been There, Do This: Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

Been There, Do This: Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

Most seasons in Southern California emerge quietly — palm trees stay green in the fall, sunshine is abundant year-round and rainfall is seldom to none. But at Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, Calif., spring seems to burst into song as it arrives. Countless California poppies bloom, transforming the Mojave’s rolling hills into a vibrant orange landscape and imbuing a sweet fragrance into the air.

'The Love Boat' Cast Launches Regal Princess

'The Love Boat' Cast Launches Regal Princess

Who better to kick off the 50-year-anniversary celebration of Princess Cruises than the cast and guests of the iconic television show, “The Love Boat?” Six godparents from the cast christened Princess Cruises’ Regal Princess in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and simultaneously kicked off the celebration of 50 years of history for the cruise line.

Been There, Do This: Waikiki Beach in Washington State

Been There, Do This: Waikiki Beach in Washington State

I've always loved Waikiki Beach in Hawaii, but there's another Waikiki Beach that calls my name. It’s part of Cape Disappointment State Park on Washington's Long Beach Peninsula. On this moody, stormy morning, waves crashed against steadfast sea cliffs below a lighthouse first lit in 1856.

Been There, Do This: Royal Street in New Orleans

Been There, Do This: Royal Street in New Orleans

On my first day in New Orleans, I followed my ears to the French Quarter's Royal Street, one of the oldest strands in the city. I ended up face-to-face with a toe-tapping, crowd-pleasing jazz band, led by a singer who did double duty on a mean clarinet.

What Mad Men Can Teach Us about Travel Agents

What Mad Men Can Teach Us about Travel Agents

In last week’s episode of “Mad Men,” Betty Francis (January Jones) catches up with her old friend, Francine Hanson (Anne Dudek). For a profession that many claim has been totally reinvented because of the Internet, there's quite a few things we can learn from Francine, who makes Betty jealous with her description of her career.

Getting a Piece of the Music Festival Pie

Getting a Piece of the Music Festival Pie

It seems that as the number of music festivals increases, the interest in attending these festivals increases as well — so much so that you could even describe the process as competitive. For the right travel agent — one who has developed connections in the music industry as well as in hotels, transportation and more — music festivals can be a lucrative niche.

Snowshoeing in Vail

Snowshoeing in Vail

TravelAge West contributor Chelsee Lowe takes in the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains while snowshoeing in Vail.