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From Curling to Biathlon: Where You Can Try the Wackiest Winter Olympic Sports
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From Curling to Biathlon: Where You Can Try the Wackiest Winter Olympic Sports

Let’s face it. Some things about the Winter Olympics are just bizarre…and we’re not talking about the questionable hotel rooms. Tune in at an off-peak hour and you’ll find athletes… Read More…

Follow These Reporters for the Real Story on Sochi Hotels
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Follow These Reporters for the Real Story on Sochi Hotels

Russia has spent a reported $50 billion to host the Winter Olympic Games, but field reporters aren’t necessarily reaping the benefits. As journalists checked into their hotels this week, they… Read More…

Slideshow: The 2012 London Paralympics
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Slideshow: The 2012 London Paralympics

Think London is out of the spotlight for the rest of the year? Guess again. Once the Olympics ended, the city geared up to host the Paralympics. And once again… Read More…

Travel Contest: Olympic Travel Takeaway–Week 2 Challenge
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Travel Contest: Olympic Travel Takeaway–Week 2 Challenge

The Olympics Games are nearing a close and, as of press time, the United States is leading the pack with 89 medals. Right behind is China with 80 with Russia,… Read More…

London 2012 Insider’s Guide: Seat Fillers, Sustainable Stadiums & Patriotic Tributes
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London 2012 Insider’s Guide: Seat Fillers, Sustainable Stadiums & Patriotic Tributes

One of our favorite parts about the London Games has been getting the scoop from the stands. Our correspondent Phil Wallace made to six events in six days in London. … Read More…

London 2012 Insider’s Guide: Olympic Park Crowds, Bad Food & Questionable Stadium Quality
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London 2012 Insider’s Guide: Olympic Park Crowds, Bad Food & Questionable Stadium Quality

Corespondent Phil Wallace is on the ground at the Games reporting back with a few unexpected finds. It’s not just about the events but also the experience. See how the… Read More…

The London Buyer’s Market During & After the Games: A CBS This Morning Report
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The London Buyer’s Market During & After the Games: A CBS This Morning Report

Two weeks before the London Games, Peter wrote in his Travel Detective Blog that, for London, ” the massive building and price gouging is misguided.” One week into the Games,… Read More…

Travel Contest: Olympic Travel Takeaway–Week 1 Challenge
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Travel Contest: Olympic Travel Takeaway–Week 1 Challenge

London may have spent approximately $18 billion to host the Olympic Games, but money is already flowing back into the economy. According to Visa, cardholders spent nearly $700 million within… Read More…

London 2012 Insider’s Guide: Finding Unsold Tickets & Unsung Events
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London 2012 Insider’s Guide: Finding Unsold Tickets & Unsung Events

The Olympics are in full swing. Now that the fireworks of the Opening Ceremony have come and gone, has London’s overall plan come together? Correspondent Phil Wallace is on the… Read More…

Video Travel Tip: What to Know Before You Go, London 2012
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Video Travel Tip: What to Know Before You Go, London 2012

Opening ceremonies for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games are just about 24 hours away, but there are a few things to keep in mind whether you’re heading to London for… Read More…

Travel Detective Blog: Olympic Myths and How Travelers Can Benefit
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Travel Detective Blog: Olympic Myths and How Travelers Can Benefit

The Olympics Games are less than 10 days away, but according to the Travel Detective London stands to lose more than it will gain. Find out why in his latest… Read More…