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Monday, June 18, 2007
A STEP AHEAD
A BlackBerry, Palm Treo, or other PDA is useful for a lot more than e-mail. Find out how you can use one to nab a hotel room at the last minute, scope out the scene at the airport, translate languages, and much more.
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
There's more to online maps than Google. One new website, trivop.com, is the first video guide for hotels; it adds video tours of hotels and customer reviews to its online maps. Coming soon from the University of Virginia is a 3-D simulation of the cityscape of ancient Rome, which will be used to help visitors to Rome make better sense of the ruins they see.
A beautifully draped sari is always fashionable, whether the occasion is fancy, casual, or holy. Find out what to look for—and where to shop—when purchasing one in India. Plus, click through our slide show for step-by-step instructions on how to wrap a sari.
CALLING ALL READERS
Tell us! Send an e-mail with your travel tale—be it funny, quirky, or heartwarming—to TrueStories@BudgetTravelOnline.com
. If your submission is the best one we receive by June 30
, you'll win a four-night stay for two at the CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort.
Get the details
THE REAL DEALS
Airfare and three winter nights in the City of Light from $389—valid over Thanksgiving, too!
why it's a deal
Airfare, car rental, and a five-night stay in the Hawaiian resort town of Kailua-Kona Village, from $663.
why it's a deal
AnneLise Sorensen, author of the guidebook DK Top Ten: Barcelona
, will answer your questions on Barcelona and Catalonia tomorrow at noon (ET).
Submit a question now