Month: October 2008

Expensive Cities on the Cheap

Strategies for navigating notoriously pricey cities like Honolulu, London, New York, and Tokyo, along with unique experiences in each that won’t cost you a penny. By Tim Leffel, Monday, Oct 20, 2008, 2:18 PM  Big Ben and the London skyline (Goodshoot/Corbis) LONDONAt about $5 for a pint and $8 for a single Tube ride, that…

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Bumped from your cruise? It CAN happen!!

Travelers discover cruise is cancelled to make room for charter groupBy Anita Dunham-PotterTravel columnistNov. 7, 2008 Last June, Beth Lawless-Walsh and her friend were looking forward to escaping the rainy Pacific Northwest on a seven-day Carnival Cruise Lines’ cruise in the Caribbean. Lawless-Walsh booked the cruise through a Florida-based online cruise booking site called Winston…

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What Not to Pack

Independent The goal is simple: to visit your destination without running out of clean socks and without a suitcase so stuffed that you emit strange animal sounds trying to heave it into the overhead compartment. But if only it were that easy! If you’ve struggled over whether you need a raincoat for your trip…

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