Monday, March 17, 2008
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, brewmasters and industry insiders weigh in on how to pour, store, and judge a good beer—and survive a long night at the pub.
The cool new guidebook Ideo Eyes Open: London
spotlights destinations that are off the beaten path. Care for a sneak peek? Then check out our slide show
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
"I gazed with longing at all the Turks sipping steaming tea from petite glasses and could smell the mint-like fragrance wafting to our table. I ordered tea from the waiter and then sat back in eager anticipation…." That's a taste of Tamar Abrams's amusing story, which topped 67 other submissions in our Tea & Travel contest.
read the winning entry
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…
Slide Show: A Tour of Baseball's Cathedral
With the destruction of 85-year-old Yankee Stadium imminent and a new stadium opening in 2009, now's the moment for a tour…. What Not to Pack
How to pack so that you can carry on your luggage—without sacrificing your style…. Pay Less for Lift Tickets
Only suckers buy their lift tickets when they arrive at the mountain. Here are fresh tactics for finding ski deals before you go (it's not too late!).
For Budget Travel
's 10th anniversary issue, we asked readers to submit their all-time best travel photographs for our cover image. The response was incredible-nearly 1,500 of you sent in pictures documenting trips all over the globe. It was tough to narrow them down, and we need your help selecting the shot that will grace our June 2008 cover. Vote now, and come summer, your favorite image might be on the newsstands!
THE REAL DEALS
Improve your photography skills and capture breathtaking sights on a two-week journey through remote stretches of western China, from Xi'an to Kashgar. Highlights include the terra-cotta warriors, a desert section of the Great Wall, and a night spent in a yurt by Lake Karakul, from $3,400. You'll be wowed by this slide show
of photos from the journey.
why it's a deal
JetBlue's three-night getaway starts at $488 and covers airfare and a resort stay in the bustling southern city of Ponce, characterized by 17th-century architecture and a Mediterranean feel.
why it's a deal
ONLINE TRIP COACH
Gayle Forman, who wrote our feature story Nova Scotia: A House on the Cape
and who is the author of You Can't Get There From Here: A Year on the Fringes of a Shrinking World
, answers your questions on Tuesday, March 18, at noon (ET).
Submit a question now