Monday, January 26, 2009
THE FINE PRINT
For many travelers, duty-free is a luxurious enigma wrapped up in discounted Swiss chocolate and soaked in tax-free vodka. But is it a true tax loophole or just a gimmick? We report on where to find the deals.
Are these supercheap travel promotions too good to be true? We put them to the test.
These spectacular, affordable spots—some close to home, some in classic Europe—are perfect for a secluded getaway.
Paris buzzes with activity six days a week, but it's shuttered on the seventh. That doesn't mean you have to settle for a meal of fast food. With a little planning, much better options—markets, ethnic restaurants, brasseries—are easy to find.
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
New, smaller photographic devices will let you capture all those fleeting moments that were so spontaneous you didn't have time to capture them on film yourself. What do you think? Would you want a "perpetual camera" snapping moments from your vacation?
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Round-trip international airfare, local flights, six nights in Botswana and one in Johannesburg, game-viewing drives in the Okavango Delta and Kalahari Desert, transfers, 18 meals, motorboat cruises, the services of guides, and taxes, from $3,999.
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