Monday, September 8, 2008
Pack a headlamp! Don't haggle with merchants! That's just some of the advice that we got from the 10 travel experts, including Rick Steves, in our article "Scouting Report 2008." The pros reveal their hard-earned lessons on jet lag, tourist etiquette, and other topics.
meet the experts
- Plus, check out the 2008 Scouting Report, our third-annual rundown of the best new places you've never heard of—as determined by people lucky enough to have exploration be part of their job description.
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
Maine and Vermont Travel Advice
It's leaf-peeping season! So we consulted the writers of the well-regarded and budget-minded guidebooks Moon Maine
and Moon Vermont
. The authors told us which roads are best for viewing fall foliage, where to find affordable lodging, and how to know when the colors will be best. Read their Tips on Visiting Maine
and Tips on Visiting Vermont
Temperatures are dropping, which makes now a low-stress time to go camping with your kids. We asked seven camping professionals to offer simple fixes for all-too-common camping problems.
THE REAL DEALS
Answer the call of the wild by traveling from Whitehorse (Canada's "Wilderness City") to towns and mountain villages made famous during the Yukon gold rush, and then back.
why it's a deal
Make a quick, three-night getaway to Grand Bahama Island—just 57 miles east of Florida—with a special $200 instant rebate from Spirit Airlines.
why it's a deal
ONLINE TRIP COACH
Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor in chief of cruisecritic.com, answers your questions about the latest in cruise ships and booking strategies on Tuesday, September 9, at noon (ET).
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