Monday, November 30, 2009
When the days grow chilly, it's time for a long weekend on the beach. Our tool will help you find every Caribbean island you can reach nonstop from the mainland U.S. and Canada—because nothing kills the fun like a layover.
You impressed us with your fantastic photos of Australia. We picked 18 shots, including rugged Uluru in the Northern Territory, the stunning Great Ocean Road, and multiple angles of Sydney's iconic Opera House (there's even a peek inside).
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Between the Arc de Triomphe and the place de la Concorde, 400 trees are wrapped in strands with more than a million lights. Even an anti-Champs Scrooge would be powerless to resist the twinkling charm. To complete the experience, vertigo-free visitors should stop at the giant Ferris wheel in the place de la Concorde.
Readers are getting in on the action by sharing their favorite hotels worldwide. Thanks to reader JoAnne Hughes, we're covering Hotel Sunset Roma, located on a quiet street in the hip Monti neighborhood and within view of the Colosseum, from $177.
This guided summertime trip includes wine tastings in the Rhine and Moselle valleys, a river cruise, and tours of Frankfurt, Trier, Cologne, and Mainz.
why it's a deal
- Jamaica, Air/4 Nights, From $561
- London, Air/4 Nights, From $849
- India, Air/Tour/10 Nights, From $1,399
- San Francisco, Air/3 Nights, From $222
- Italy, Air/Rail/9 Nights, From $1,599
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