Monday, November 24, 2008
Lots of other ethnic groups have flocked to America's shores since the first Europeans arrived, and they've all created their own twists on turkey, pumpkin pie, and other Thanksgiving staples.
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
Some of Europe's greatest contributions to art and architecture have been in its churches. To raise funds for repairs, some churches are now pushing aside pews to open up cafés. Elsewhere, the line between where a church ends and a gift shop begins is blurred. What's your reaction?
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DITCH THE TOURIST BUSES
The public M29 bus travels four miles from an artsy eastern neighborhood to the well-to-do heart of former West Berlin. Hop off at these landmarks for a dose of the city's history, architecture, and sweets. It's more interesting and affordable than riding with tourists. Plus, check out our slide show and video clips!
CALLING ALL READERS
Have you made travel plans for within the next two months? Let us know! Each issue, we give a reader a surprise experience to make a vacation more memorable, like this custom, behind-the scenes tour through Robert Mondavi Winery followed by lunch in its private dining room. Your surprise depends on you: Tell us a bit about where you're going and why, some of your interests, and what you'd like to do when you arrive. We'll take it from there!
THE REAL DEALS
Save more than 50 percent on this two-week cruise that sails from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Punta del Este, Uruguay, and Valparaiso, Chile, with fjords and otherworldly landscapes along the way. The package includes round-trip airfare, meals, and seven shore excursions, from $2,199.
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This bargain three-night getaway checks you in to a stylish hotel at Pike Place Market. Flights on Alaska Airlines are included, from $340. So what if it's a little rainy?
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ONLINE TRIP COACH
Sheila Beal, editor of GoVisitHawaii.com, answers your questions about Hawaii on Tuesday, November 25, at noon (ET).
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