Thursday, April 24, 2008
THE RIVER RAVISHING
The Dordogne River valley is one of the most beautiful areas in Franceand there are plenty of stylish hotels where even a weak dollar goes far. See for yourself in our slide show
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
Delta's chief says fares need to rise by up to 20 percent to cover the increased cost of jet fuel, reports the AP. Southwest is the only major airline not to have lost millions of dollars in the past few months. Fares may jump considerably soonlong before any major airline mergers are completed. If you're planning to buy summer tickets, what are you waiting for?read post
THE BT HANDBOOK
Photographer Adam Fernandez reveals how travelers can take better photos while grappling with motion, glass surfaces, the elements, andperhaps most challenging of allother people.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…
Tourist Traps You Love
We asked for your feedback about no-holds-barred tourist traps that you love anyway. Here are your picks, along with a slide show…. Video: Let's Go Zorbing!
Watch as our writer rolls down a slope in a transparent ball, and turn up your volume to better hear the screaming…. Give Back to the Earth
We've compiled some eco-conscious travel deals, events, and resources good beyond Earth Day.
Before you put on that fluffy robe, take a few tips from these avid spa-goerswomen who've winced through inexpert facials and snickered through hokey aura-reading sessionson how to get the most bliss for your buck.
THE REAL DEALS
Round-trip airfare, local sightseeing and transportation, and 10 nights in Patagonia, the wildlife-rich southernmost region of South America, where lush forests and soaring snowcapped mountains meet windy plainsplus, a visit to sizzling Buenos Airesfrom $2,899.why it's a deal
Travel from Rapid City to Salt Lake City to explore the wonders of national parks, including Mount Rushmore, Little Big Horn, Mammoth Springs, and Grand Teton, from $995.
why it's a deal
Round-trip airfare and a whirlwind 10-night tour of Russia and Ukraine, with visits to the Kremlin and the Hermitage and a performance by the Kirov Ballet among the highlights, from $1,599.why it's a deal
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