Thursday, November 12, 2009
You wowed us with submissions of nighttime scenes from around the world. We've narrowed them down to 19 fantastic shots, including the illuminated temple in Luxur, the deep blues of nightfall over a Michigan lake, the twinkling lights of San Francisco's Bay Bridge, and late-night diners in a Roman piazza.
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Paris City Page
Going to Paris soon? Just returned home? Our new Paris city page lets you post questions, recommendations, photos, and more—and you might hear back directly from our editors. Plus, check out news from our Paris reporter or browse Paris deals and hotel reviews. We're still adding features (like an interactive map), and we'll be rolling out pages for Rome, London, NYC, and San Francisco soon.
CALLING ALL READERS
For our March Dream Trips issue, we're looking for True Stories about once-in-a-lifetime trips that didn't go quite to plan. Whether it's thinking there's a snake in your bed while you're on safari in Kenya or trying to wash your hands with a condom during Carnaval in Rio (don't ask, but these are actually from the magazine!), we want to hear your tale of woe. The best story will win a seven-day cruise for two, courtesy of American Discount Cruises & Travel. E-mail TrueStories@BudgetTravel.com
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Sail out of Buenos Aires over Christmas, with stops in Rio and Punta del Este, all meals, and entertainment.
why it's a deal
- Naples, Fla., From $149 a Night
- New Zealand, Air/6 Nights, From $1,499
- Punta Cana, Air/3 Nights, From $569
- Rome & Venice, Air/6 Nights, From $799
- Colorado Ski Deals, From $88 a Night
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