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S3 Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-523-7873, S3Restaurant.com The ambience feels reminiscent of a Polynesian vacation, but you don't have to fly to Hawaii to enjoy it. From the owners...
Tags: Foods and Beverages, Shrimp, Pasta, Coconut Creek, Pizzas
F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel "The Great Gatsby" captured America's roaring 1920s madness with sharp observations of the era. But the love story at the heart of the tale is what makes it a parable for the ages. Director Baz Luhrmann ("Moulin Rouge!"...
Beginning May 20, visitors to Oahu can enjoy the island’s newest luau and all the sights of the Polynesian Cultural Center for $74.95 (for adults) and $57.95 for kids 5-11. That introductory price includes the center’s new Samoan-themed luau...
Tags: Coconut Milk, Samoa, Culture, Arts and Culture, Coconut
ReutersApr 26 (TheWrap.com) - Thor Heyerdahl, a Norwegian ethnographer, had a radical idea. What if the Polynesian islands were settled by South Americans who'd sailed 5,000 miles west across the Pacific in hand-built rafts thousands of years ago rather than...
Chorus of the Chesapeake presents spring show May 11, Students from Calvert Hall College High School and Notre Dame Preparatory School team up for Operation Clean Stream, David "Shepherd" Warren, named a 2013 Carson Scholar, J.C. Lazzaro selected 3rd...
Tribune employee wins NBC's 'Love in the Wild,' Art Smith returns to 'Top Chef Masters,' Rashida Jones dines at SundaGold Coast resident Yanina Beccaria and her partner Ken Barrington won season 2 of the Jenny McCarthy-hosted NBC reality show “Love in the Wild” Tuesday -- just as many had expected. The couple clicked from the beginning, unlike other...
When teensy-weensy Samoa Airlines debuted its pay-by-the-kilo policy in January, I doubt it expected to set off an international controversy about fat discrimination. But that’s what happened when news seeped out this week after the airline&...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesIf — like me — you are old enough to say, "It didn't used to look like this," then — like me — you're probably seeking places that are still relatively unaffected by rampant tourism. Last summer, I had the pleasure of visiting such...
As our tour group gazes at the view from the slopes of Rano Kau — one of three extinct volcanic peaks on Easter Island — an explosion sounds in the valley below, followed by a puff of white smoke. "Don't worry, that's normal," our guide, Tom,...
Oahu's Polynesian Cultural Center kicks off 2013 -- its 50th anniversary year -- with a new movie depicting the people and places of Hawaii. The premiere is expected in late January. The film promises high-definition images of erupting volcanoes and...
Tags: Landforms, Media Industry, Volcanoes, Culture, Entertainment
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
SouthFlorida.comIt's been a long day at Central Florida's theme parks and you are tired and hungry, though still ready for another dose of fantasy. Head for one of the many themed diners in Kissimmee and the surrounding area. They are fun and family-friendly, so...
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