Monday, March 16, 2009
GOOD FOR WHAT ALES YOU
We uncover pubs worth the trip in places that seriously know their brews: Brooklyn; Denver; Milwaukee; Philadelphia; Portland, Ore.; and Salt Lake City.
We asked, and you came through with gorgeous photos of Ireland's emerald countryside, craggy coastlines, majestic castles, cities like Dublin and Cork—and even marching bagpipers in Waterford's St. Patrick's Day Parade.
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
A half dozen European restaurants simulate what it's like to be blind by serving you meals in a completely dark setting. There are similar programs in NYC, San Francisco, L.A., and San Diego. Would you dine in the dark for a two-course meal starting at about $45?
CALLING ALL READERS
In a week, I'm leaving for Rome, where I'll be checking out some new affordable places to stay, tackling the Vatican in an afternoon, and searching out my own local favorites. Anything you'd like to know about Rome? Maybe it's something about getting around the city, Roman etiquette, or non-touristy lunch spots. Now's your chance to ask, and I'll see what I can fit in.
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You may not have heard of them (yet), but these upstart airlines are starting to descend on American cities, just as the big boys are pulling out.
Whether you're headed to the beach with your girlfriends, planning a mother-daughter vacation, or taking a road trip with your best bud, Gigi can help! Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
with all the details of your trip. If your letter is selected, you'll be featured in the Ask Gigi section of our fall/winter issue.
From Vancouver, B.C., set sail for Alaska's Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway—and keep your eyes out for the Hubbard Glacier. All meals, onboard entertainment and activities, fuel surcharges and port charges, and a $75 credit are included, from $499.
why it's a deal
This nine-night package divides your time between three European capitals, each with its own flavor and sense of fun. Round-trip airfare, train tickets, and most fees are also included, from $1,999.
why it's a deal
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