Thursday, October 30, 2008
In the last decade, some Romanian families have reclaimed ancestral estates and opened guesthouses in Transylvania—the infamous stomping grounds of Count Dracula. Get details on their Halloween celebrations and check out our slide show
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Virtual strip searches of passengers are currently being done using full-body scanners at Los Angeles International, JFK, Baltimore-Washington International, Miami, and many other airports. Check out the revealing photos and tell us: Is this an inappropriate invasion of your privacy?
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Colombia's vibrant seaside city is experiencing a rebirth. But the attraction for Liz Ozaist was deeper: She went to discover the place that enchanted her father 20 years ago.
Why wait for an occasion? From pretty nesting bowls to a roomy tote bag, these items make a great gift for a friend—or a pick-me-up for yourself.
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Round-trip airfare, some meals, and a nine-night tour of the landmarks, beaches, and appealing towns (Opatija, Dubrovnik, Split) that dot the Adriatic coast, with a taste of big-city life in Zagreb and Ljubljana, from $1,399.
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