Wednesday, December 31, 2008
YOU TELL US
We're about to publish our list of the top budget destinations for 2009. But first we want to hear from you: Let us know your travel plans for the new year.POST A COMMENT NOW
You learn a lot about a place based on what the people drink and how they drink it. Brazilians, for instance, sip cachaça
—fermented sugar cane—and toast "saúde!"
In time for New Year's, we look at what to drink and how to say cheers in 10 countries.
YOU TELL US
It was our editors who pulled together 2008's list of Coolest Small Towns, but for next year's list, they're asking for your help in coming up with candidates. Do you live in a friendly, vibrant town that's on the rise but has fewer than 10,000 residents? Or have you visited one? Nominate your favorite candidates here.
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
There's artwork inside one of New York City's subway tunnels: Bill Brand's Masstransiscope
, recently restored to its 1980s glory. If you ride the B or Q train from the DeKalb Avenue stop in Brooklyn toward Manhattan, look for this artwork out the right side of the train. Or watch this video
for a neat preview. What other cities have great subway art, in either the stations or the tunnels?
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GREATEST HITS 2008
Develop strategies for navigating notoriously pricey cities like Honolulu, London, New York, and Tokyo, and get the scoop on unique experiences in each that won't cost you a penny.
See the Lone Star State with these affordable hotel stays from $90 in Amarillo, Austin, Dallas, Grapevine, Houston, and San Antonio.why they're a dealMore Real Deals:
- Park City, Utah, Air/Hotel $365
- Northern Chile Tour, 3 Nights, $463
- San Diego, Air/Hotel, $522
- Jamaica, Air/3 Nights, $605
- Costa del Sol, Spain, Air/Resort, $699
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