Thursday, July 17, 2008
From the half-mile-tall Burj Dubai to a 16-deck cruise ship with its very own Central Park—these eight coming attractions caught our imagination and got us thinking big about the future.
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After lengthy negotiations, travel guru Rick Steves got permission to spend 10 days filming in Iran for an upcoming TV show. He believes Americans should learn more about the Islamic republic and its Persian heritage—especially given the current political tension. Would you consider visiting Iran?
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The Danish capital's postindustrial waterfront is turning into a nice place to spend an afternoon—or longer.
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Airfare and four nights at a Four Seasons resort on this out-of-the-way Hawaiian island, which offers terrific snorkeling and scuba diving and dramatic rock formations, from $1,039.
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Artist Olafur Eliasson's Waterfalls
installation of four huge cascading falls in New York City's East River is on display until mid-October. Curious? Take a boat tour or try other city experiences thanks to these five hotel packages.
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This unusual 10-night guided trip lets participants meet with community leaders and organizations in Jerusalem, plus stay with a host family and help with the olive harvest in Jenin, a community in the northern part of the West Bank. It's coordinated by the human-rights organization Global Exchange, for $1,700.
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If you'll be driving in Europe, you don't have to bring a converter to charge your cell phone and camera batteries. Before you leave the States, buy an inexpensive inverter that you can plug into the rental car's power outlet. It'll convert the 12-volt DC car power into the 120-volt AC you need for charging. —Jeff Keller, Bend, Ore.read more
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