Monday, August 13, 2007
Across Sicily, historic villas and farm estates have been reborn as cozy, family-run hotels and agriturismi
, or farmstays, where the food is organic and the people are as warm as the ever-present sun.
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FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
A new airport X-ray machine promises to speed up the time you spend in airport security lines, plus more travel news: Southwest Airlines is testing a new boarding procedure…. Tour operator Jet-A-Way Holidays has gone bankrupt….
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THE REAL DEALS
An inn includes a hot-air balloon ride in your stay, while a resort offers a 50-minute massage, starting at $375 per night per couple.
why it's a deal
Live and work with Nicaraguan coffee farmers for a week as part of a delegation organized by Global Exchange, for $850 per person.
why it's a deal
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