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Monday, April 30, 2007
Most health insurance companies give members some coverage abroad. The only way to know exactly what is and isn't covered, however, is to ask your provider. And finding out now sure beats scrambling for info when you're at the hospital! read more
The Lost Girls
Three friends (a.k.a. The Lost Girls) left New York City last June to globe-trot for a year—and track it all on their blog. Is it as amazing as it sounds? read more
Starting on May 19, 2007, Royal Caribbean cruise line will begin to allow parents to enroll their children in their frequent cruisers reward program. Kids who are enrolled will be able to get a gift of Crayola Twistable crayons or a messenger bag, plus a coloring book. Meanwhile, starting Memorial Day, Omni Hotels will begin offering free gift packs full of toys to the children of guests, upon request, at any of its locations in the U.S. and Canada. read post

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The Kann sisters
The Kann sisters
The sudden death of her youngest sister on an isolated African road prompted Wendy Kann, now a mother in suburban Connecticut, to reexamine her childhood during the twilight of colonial Rhodesia (present-day Zimbabwe). Read an excerpt from her new memoir!
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If you've gone somewhere lately, and something interesting happened, remember to tell us! The reader who submits the funniest, strangest, or most heartwarming true story by May 31 will win a nine-day Northern Thailand Discovery trip for two, with lodging, food, and guided tours of ancient ruins and sacred temples, courtesy of G.A.P Adventures. E-mail your story to TrueStories@BudgetTravelOnline.com. read more
Airfare and four nights at a desert resort from $249. why it's a deal

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Eleni Gage
Eleni Gage, author of North of Ithaka, answers your questions about planning a trip to the Greek Isles tomorrow at noon EST. Submit a question now!
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