Thursday, September 16, 2010
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Bans on vacation rentals have been making headlines in New York, Paris, and San Francisco. Here's why the confusing "bans" are mostly bunk—and why you shouldn't cancel your vacation-rental reservation anytime soon.
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It seems like every industry is getting its own flash-sale site—where deep discounts are offered on a limited basis online. Now restaurants, too, are getting a taste of the action.
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Journalist Vanessa Able shares scenes from her own pilgrimage of sorts: a 6,835-mile solo drive in a tiny Tata Nano past some of multifaith India's holiest sights.
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Readers are getting in on the action by sharing their favorite hotels worldwide. Thanks to reader JM Hilde
, we're covering Ka'awa Loa Plantation, an elegant B&B on the Big Island's Kona Coast with a veranda and outdoor lava-rock showers, from $125.
Fill a week with the white-sand beaches, Gaudí masterpieces, and tapas restaurants of the Spanish city.
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- Little River, Calif., 2 Nights, From $280
- Bahamas, Air/4 Nights, From $431
- Hudson Valley, N.Y., From $199 a Night
- Orbitz Sale: Save 25 Percent on Travel to Canada
- Melbourne, Tours/5 Nights, From $1,155
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