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by Hilary Stockton on 5/25/2017
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12/22/2010
  Why Go:Scratch the surface and Los Angeles is more than its glamorous appearance in blockbuster movies and TV shows, or its superficial side that its detractors lambast. There's a boom in younger, hipper people relocating there instead of New...
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12/21/2010
Last week I wrote about the highlights of my 2010 travel year, be it great service on a flight, a great promotion, or a great credit card sign-up bonus. On a less positive note, I’d like to share some of...
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12/20/2010
  Why go I’ve visited Venice as a single, on a honeymoon, and as part of an old married couple, and it’s a place I would love to explore with a child. At first it may seem like a trip...
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12/18/2010
Do you have a sweet tooth, especially around the holidays? Curious what's on holiday tables around the world, instead of pumpkin pie and gingerbread? We were, so in addition to well known favorites such as panettone and Buche de Noel...
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12/16/2010
  Why go Lying in the south of Vietnam, close to the Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City conjures up many different images to the western traveler – unfortunately, not all of them are good. Still commonly known as Saigon...
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12/15/2010
Why Go?           Dotting the outskirts of Urumqi are sandy, desert mountains with peaks wrapped in snow that mark the northern extreme of the Taklimakan desert. Minarets recalling the prosperity brought by the Silk Road punctuate the normally bland cityscape....
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12/14/2010
With 2010 quickly coming to a close, I’ve started to reflect on what an amazing travel year it has been for me on many levels. Not only has the year been filled with some incredible promotions, but I’ve also had...
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12/13/2010
Whether you have kids in tow or are simply a kid at heart, San Francisco has loads of great places to explore, release excess energy, relax, and then savor some wonderful treats after working up an appetite. Here are some...
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12/9/2010
  Why go If you want to enter a medieval fairy tale, then Prague is the perfect place for you! Where else can you see an entire ancient city, not destroyed by war? Here you can find hundreds of unique...
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12/7/2010
  Why go Ever since being founded, (oddly enough by a woman—the US’s first major city to be started by a lady), Miami has metastasized into a mecca for partiers, tourists, and retired folk alike. Ask any snowbird, Florida is...
Square_ben
8/2/2013
Instead of writing a post about a single topic today, I figured I’d answer some of the questions I get asked most frequently (via email and my blog) that I haven’t already answered in a post here.  If you have...
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12/4/2010
Did we whet your appetite with our prior post on must-try foods? We're back with more delicious specialties from countries around the world, from Morocco to Hawaii. Don't forget that when dining in restaurants, cafes, or anywhere that accepts credit...
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12/2/2010
  Why go Of the three Balearic Islands, Majorca (or Mallorca) is by far the best one, for travelers looking for a place to relax and enjoy a day at the beach. The island boasts hundreds of miles of beaches,...
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12/1/2010
What do you think when you think of subway stations? Good for getting a train somewhere fast at best, and dark and grimy at worst? I used to think this based just on the subway stations in New York City...
Square_ben
11/30/2010
Travel loyalty programs are designed, in theory, to make us not think twice about our airline or hotel selection, but that doesn’t mean the programs should be in total control. If the loyalty program we have pledged our loyalty to...
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11/28/2010
  Why Go?           On a sandy plain nestled inside a bend in the Irrawaddy River, there stands one of the greatest monuments to civilization in Southeast Asia. The Bagan Archeological Zone is about the size of the island of...
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11/26/2010
  Why go Berlin is alive. To me, Berlin is the ultimate symbolic dichotomy: east/west; order/change; peace/unrest; structure/movement; past/future. And it is the melding of all of these opposites that makes it such a unique city. The graffiti of Berlin...
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11/24/2010
If you love dessert, and specifically chocolate desserts, there’s no lack of places to go in New York City. But where can you go for the very best dark chocolate creations? After all, if you’re going to indulge in chocolate,...
Square_ben
11/23/2010
Perhaps for all the wrong reasons, I sometimes want to return to a city just to stay at a certain hotel again. Be it the service, view, or décor, there are lots of amazing “destination” properties out there. At times...
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11/22/2010
I always dreamed of taking my children to Disneyland.  I’d actually hoped to bring them to Disney World in Florida as I travel to the US more often than within the EU. Out of the blue, however, our friends told...
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