Monday, June 2, 2008
With 21 films already behind him, James Bond has visited more glamorous hot spots than you ever will. But it's sure fun trying to keep up. Here's a look at some of the superspy's far-flung itineraries, plus details about the next movie and a slide show
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
Sure, you'll spend more on airfare to fly to Europe in July and August, but the good news is that short-term sublet prices drop in the summer. Parisians take their own vacations in the provinces, putting their homes in the city up for rent. Get the details and also find out how to Shop Paris's Hidden Markets
and Cruise the Seine for Less
CALLING ALL READERS
In our anniversary issue, we announced that we would be sending one lucky reader on a Road Trip assignment for the December/January issue. To enter the contest, click here
and tell us your idea for a story. The trip can be anywhere in the U.S., but you have to be able to complete it in four days. And we want you to be creative—find a unique part of the country to explore or give us an interesting angle on how to write about a particular place. Submissions must be received by July 1, and if yours is chosen, you'll have to be able to travel by the end of August.
In honor of our new book, A Stingray Bit My Nipple! True Stories from Real Travelers
, we've compiled a slide show
of some of our favorite art-related anecdotes.
Gadget makers have been busy inventing better ways to steady a camera, for those times when you want a long exposure or a self-portrait. For our anniversary issue, reader Brian A. Wilson of Los Angeles evaluated six camera mounts (with a little help from four friends).
THE REAL DEALS
Live a little like the ladies from Sex and the City
—or those other fab Manhattanites from Gossip Girl
—with these indulgent hotel packages that include shopping discounts, massages, city tours, and, of course, Cosmos.
why they're a deal
Act fast to take advantage of this early-bird $779 special for airfare and six nights in Paris over Thanksgiving, when prices tend to spike.
why it's a deal
ONLINE TRIP COACH
Margaret Lyons, editor in chief of city info site Chicagoist, answers your questions about the Windy City on Tuesday, June 3, at noon (ET)
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