Travel

Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson have been criticized for spending hundreds of millions of dollars on a two-minute trip to space, while many people on Earth struggle with access to basic…

from Greater LA

LA County is made up of 88 different cities and includes 10 million residents.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The sheer sensory and intellectual joy of travel was embodied in Anthony Bourdain, so the confusion, grief, and sheer disbelief of the early morning headlines of June 8, 2018 shook the…

Striking a balance of joy and pain in ‘Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain’

The sheer sensory and intellectual joy of travel was embodied in Anthony Bourdain, so the confusion, grief, and sheer disbelief of the early morning headlines of June 8, 2018 shook the…

from Good Food

Food writer Bill Esparza continues his journey through California for barbacoa — the pit-roasted meat found throughout Mexico.

Continuing the odyssey for barbacoa with Bill Esparza

Food writer Bill Esparza continues his journey through California for barbacoa — the pit-roasted meat found throughout Mexico.

from Good Food

If you’re a parent eyeing a road trip with your kids this summer, you might find inspiration for your time outdoors through chef and stylist Sarah Glover’s new book, “Wild Child:…

Steam fish in newspaper, hang veggies over a fire: Chef Sarah Glover’s kid-friendly outdoor cooking ideas

If you’re a parent eyeing a road trip with your kids this summer, you might find inspiration for your time outdoors through chef and stylist Sarah Glover’s new book, “Wild Child:…

from Good Food

Santa Barbara wineries tend to be small compared to others in California, says wine writer Matt Kettmann.

Translating the land into flavors in Santa Barbara wine country

Santa Barbara wineries tend to be small compared to others in California, says wine writer Matt Kettmann.

from Good Food

The LA Tourism and Convention Board recently updated the town’s official logo for the first time in almost a decade.

Branding aficionado on LA’s new logo: Sunny, optimistic, easily sketchable

The LA Tourism and Convention Board recently updated the town’s official logo for the first time in almost a decade.

from KCRW Features

"There are ... towns with amazing ranching history and stagecoach history.

Take a day trip in SoCal’s old west: Check out saloons, pick blueberries, meet alpacas

"There are ... towns with amazing ranching history and stagecoach history.

from KCRW Features

Charles Pannunzio of Los Angeles World Airports, the agency that owns and runs LAX, has some insights on what summer travelers can expect.

Flying July 4? LAX insider says to mask up and get there 2 to 3 hours early

Charles Pannunzio of Los Angeles World Airports, the agency that owns and runs LAX, has some insights on what summer travelers can expect.

from KCRW Features

You may be ready to take a vacation — for the first time in more than a year. Vaccines are here, masks are optional most of the time, and cities worldwide are reopening for tourists.

Is the airline industry back? Summer is shaping up to be big for travel

You may be ready to take a vacation — for the first time in more than a year. Vaccines are here, masks are optional most of the time, and cities worldwide are reopening for tourists.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Within the town’s seven blocks, there are a bunch of wineries, restaurants, and even an antiques depot.

‘Palm Springs hip vibe meets a one-horse town’: Take a day trip to Los Alamos

Within the town’s seven blocks, there are a bunch of wineries, restaurants, and even an antiques depot.

from KCRW Features

For many people, leaving their enclave in sunny SoCal for Europe is totally out of reach.

Greece, the UK, Germany, Italy all right in your backyard

For many people, leaving their enclave in sunny SoCal for Europe is totally out of reach.

from Greater LA

People looking for an Uber or Lyft are finding spiking rates, long wait times, or a total lack of availability.

$80 for eight-minute Uber ride? What's driving high rideshare prices and low availability

People looking for an Uber or Lyft are finding spiking rates, long wait times, or a total lack of availability.

from Greater LA

Founded in 1908 by Colonel Allen Allensworth, Allensworth is “the first and only California town to be founded, financed and governed by Black Americans.”

Visit the first and only California town founded by Black Americans. Plus what to do in South LA

Founded in 1908 by Colonel Allen Allensworth, Allensworth is “the first and only California town to be founded, financed and governed by Black Americans.”

from KCRW Features

California fully reopens next week, so you may be thinking about hitting the roads this summer.

Thinking about a day trip this summer? Head to the mountains: Big Bear, Idyllwild, Mammoth

California fully reopens next week, so you may be thinking about hitting the roads this summer.

from KCRW Features

Picture yourself suspended in space, staring down at the blue marble you call home. This could soon be a reality, depending on your tax bracket, height and weight.

Outer space is the new hot vacation destination for the super rich

Picture yourself suspended in space, staring down at the blue marble you call home. This could soon be a reality, depending on your tax bracket, height and weight.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

If you went to an airport over Memorial Day weekend, it probably felt like the pandemic was over.

What it’s like booking an Airbnb now — prices are way up

If you went to an airport over Memorial Day weekend, it probably felt like the pandemic was over.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A lot of people are trying to return to something resembling normal life — after more than a year of pandemic restrictions.

Why are Uber prices so high? Shortage of drivers is one answer

A lot of people are trying to return to something resembling normal life — after more than a year of pandemic restrictions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Canada has more new daily cases of COVID-19 per capita than the US. That country’s population is only a fraction of ours. In fact, more people live in California than Canada.

Canada is reeling from COVID third wave, CDC tells fully vaccinated Americans to not travel there

Canada has more new daily cases of COVID-19 per capita than the US. That country’s population is only a fraction of ours. In fact, more people live in California than Canada.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Airlines, hotels, cruise ships, and foreign countries are signaling they might demand proof you’ve gotten your shots. Enter the vaccine passport.

Vaccine passports rekindle fears over data privacy and government tracking

Airlines, hotels, cruise ships, and foreign countries are signaling they might demand proof you’ve gotten your shots. Enter the vaccine passport.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand