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Archive for July, 2008

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Truly Eco-Friendly Hotels

The term “eco-friendly” gets thrown around a lot in the travel industry, but here’s how you can know that you’re staying in a truly green hotel.

One-Tank Trips: Raleigh, North Carolina
Adventure Travel & Sports / Car Travel / Culinary Travel / Hiking & Biking / One Tank Trips / USA

One-Tank Trips: Raleigh, North Carolina

Remember those nearby destinations that you’ve been meaning to visit? Many of the South’s beaches and mountains can be far away, busy, booked, and pricey, so consider some alternatives that… Read More…

Keeping Teenagers Happy on Vacation
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Keeping Teenagers Happy on Vacation

Taking a family vacation can be a trying experience, especially if your family includes a moody teenager or two. While teenagers have a reputation as being difficult to please, it’s… Read More…

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This Week: August 2, 2008

August 2, 2008 Be sure to catch the show this Saturday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. ET. Click here to find a station near you. And if you missed the show… Read More…

Cruise Travel

When to Book a Cruise

A lot of people want to know, when is the best time to book a cruise? If you know where you want to cruise and on which ship, book as… Read More…

Grateful Traveler: Lemonade, Anyone?
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Grateful Traveler: Lemonade, Anyone?

If Eskimos are the people who make the road—and life for that matter—gentler, kinder and a hell of a lot more fun, one has to ask, where do they come… Read More…

Beijing: Getting There is Half the Fun
Airlines & Airports / Asia / China / Olympics

Beijing: Getting There is Half the Fun

If you’re going to Beijing for the 2008 Olympic Games in August, you’re probably flying there. Before you go, you might want to familiarize yourself with the experience. As with… Read More…

Helpful Travel Gear
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Helpful Travel Gear

Before hitting the road, it’s always a good idea to be prepared. Whether you need a super-portable video camera to capture your memories, or a dirt-cheap way to call home,… Read More…

Budget Travel / Trains

When Amtrak Is the Better Travel Option

It’s true that Amtrak and delays are practically synonymous, but there are some cases when taking the train is a much better option.

On Affordable Destinations, Including Northern Iraq
Airlines & Airports

On Affordable Destinations, Including Northern Iraq

I did the Today show on Monday morning on the last great places where the U.S. dollar is still maybe king and where you can still get an affordable experience… Read More…

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Unusual Travel Gear

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. With airlines making travel more difficult than ever, here are some travel gadgets that can help you get the most out… Read More…