Monday, July 14, 2008
Tomorrow's All-Star Game inspired us to look back at some of our favorite baseball stadiums. Here are four classic new parks, and three old-timers—with a slide show
with great stadium views.
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
We're always encouraging you to join the loyalty club of any company you use. Up until now, these companies have been airlines, hotel chains, and rental car companies. Hotels.com is the first booking site to launch a simple
rewards program. After you use the site to book 10 reservations over the course of a year, you'll get a free night's stay at your choice of one of 45,000 hotels.
FROM THE EDITOR
Erik Torkells begins his farewell by writing: "I've decided to leave Budget Travel
after five of the most amazing years I ever could've imagined. It wasn't an easy decision, because I truly love BT
, but in every journey there comes a time to move on."
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Confessions of a Cruise Purser
"Some guests make up elaborate excuses or lies," says Renee Ruggero, who worked as a cruise purser (part hotel receptionist, part concierge) for Princess Cruises… Slide Show: Sardinia
Prehistoric ruins, rugged landscapes, and fresh local foods—find them on the rustic Italian island of Sardinia… Girlfriend Getaways: Chick Lit
Writers like Jennifer Belle share their memories of vacationing with the girls.
NOW OR NEVER
For the Lakota tribe of South Dakota, no ancestor is as important as Crazy Horse, who defeated General Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Now, for a limited time, you can get eye to eye with his memorial.
THE REAL DEALS
Round-trip airfare, six nights' accommodations, sightseeing tours, some meals, and a crash course in beer brewing and appreciation, from $1,999. You'll learn by touring four historic breweries, going on a pub crawl, and heading out of the city to visit hop farms.
why it's a deal
This air-inclusive package divides a week between hectic Cairo, a base for exploring the pyramids, and a cruise through the southern region of Nubia—rich with temples and monuments dating back to 3,100 B.C.—from $1,799.
why it's a deal
ONLINE TRIP COACH
Robert Niles, editor of ThemeParkInsider.com, answers your questions on Tuesday, July 15, at noon (ET).
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