Category: World Travel Warehouse

Budapest Essentials …

It’s been called the “Pearl of the Danube” — and no wonder. For elegance and feel, Budapest easily rivals any other major capital city in Europe. The artery that defines it is the Danube, one of the world’s most celebrated waterways and also one of the most popular for European river cruising. Spend any time…

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Driving New Zealand’s South Island

A drive on New Zealand’s South Island—with its Lord of the Rings landscapes, superb local wines, and glass-and-timber lodges—is like a visit to another, more perfect world. From November 2010By Anthony Dennis Appeared as “Road Trip: Southern Crossing” in T+L Magazine Days 1–2: QueenstownNovember is the ideal time for a springtime tour of the South…

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Tel Aviv’s Little Russia

On Allenby Street in Tel Aviv, T+L finds pork on rye, women in babushkas, and plenty of Russian vodka—all the makings of a cultural mash-up. From March 2010By Gary Shteyngart“My hands are cold, but my heart is warm,” a tanned young Israeli girl coos to me in broken Russian at a Tel Aviv nightclub as…

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Trips Get Canceled, So Beware

The New York Times Travel Section By MICHELLE HIGGINSPublished: July 12, 2009 As tour operators cancel trips amid soft bookings, travelers are paying the price. But it’s possible to avoid getting stiffed if you understand the system. Operators set dates and prices as much as 18 months ahead so they can be printed in brochures.…

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