Monday, September 22, 2008
TOUR DE FRIENDS
Come hills or high water, Lisa Schwarzbaum and an old college buddy were determined to bike from Salzburg to Prague—with nothing but a GPS device to guide them. Read about their adventures and check out our slide show
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
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THE REAL DEALS
Begin in Cairo and Alexandria, then sail along the Red Sea, stopping to explore Sharm el Sheikh, Safaga, Aqaba, and Petra's majestic sandstone ruins. This nine-night air/hotel/cruise package, with guided tours and most meals, starts at $2,899.
why it's a deal
These hotel packages—in Aruba, the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, St. Lucia, and the Turks & Caicos—offer discounts on spa treatments, a sunset cruise, round-trip hotel transfers, and other perks, from $96.
why they're a deal
ONLINE TRIP COACH
Conner Gorry, author of Lonely Planet: Hawaii the Big Island
, answers your questions about the Big Island on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at noon (ET).
Submit a question now
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