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by Hilary Stockton on 4/30/2017
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10/12/2010
One of the aspects of the travel experience that a lot of people dread is the prospect of getting “bumped” off a flight because it’s oversold. As if there’s not enough to worry about when it comes to travel, you...
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10/11/2010
Why Go Originally founded as a Roman city, and currently Spain’s 2nd largest city, Barcelona provides an unforgettable destination experience with its remarkable mix of culinary, architecture, arts, fashion and historical attractions.  Sleek, modern hotel bars and medieval gothic architecture...
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10/8/2010
Want to check out Apple’s iPad, but don’t have your own yet? TravelSort has contacted hotels to find out which ones offer an iPad for guests to use. As you might expect, only a few luxury and upscale boutique hotels...
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10/6/2010
  Why Go Perhaps you’ve seen the movies, heard the hype or the jokes about the name.  Either way, Phuket does indeed live up to the stereotypes. Whether you’re a young professional, a party animal, a family, or a retiree...
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10/5/2010
This past Friday Continental and United officially merged to form the world’s largest airline, taking the number one spot from Delta. What does this mean for you? Well, in the immediate future, probably not a whole lot. The airlines will...
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10/3/2010
Why go Boston, New York's bookish older brother, has its charms, but they require a little bit more searching than other recognizable cities in the States. Sure, history buffs will enjoy visiting the numerous sights where the Revolutionary War was...
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10/1/2010
  What’s the perfect place in New York for a fantastic meal to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or other special occasion or on a romantic getaway to New York? There’s no shortage of restaurants in New York—Yelp counts over 25,000—or...
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9/30/2010
Sometimes a travel experience seems to be heading toward utter disaster – and at first appears so miserable and difficult that you may vow to never leave home again – only to later change so dramatically that over time the...
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9/29/2010
Why go Most visitors to Thailand stay in Bangkok, or head to the many beach resorts in the south.  An interesting alternative for the adventurous traveler is Chiang Mai, a mid-sized and often overlooked city in the far north of...
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9/28/2010
In last week’s column I discussed a few of my favorite first class products when it comes to the actual inflight experience. Even non-frequent flyers probably weren’t surprised by my picks, since those airlines are typically regarded as among the...
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9/27/2010
  Why go The island off the coast of Italy’s mainland boasts of not being Italy, for locals will proudly tell you that this triangle shaped land is first and foremost Sicily. Sicily may be as close as one can...
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9/24/2010
The Galapagos might at first blush seem an unlikely trip for me: I’m not a birdwatcher, and I’m lucky if I remember to bring my camera, let alone use it. But no matter. This is the kind of once-in-a-lifetime trip...
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9/23/2010
In early June 2009 a colleague and I had a business trip to Buenos Aires via Air France one week after their AirBus 320 crashed near Brazil. The swine flu epidemic had also just reached Argentina. Now, I’m not a...
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9/22/2010
Why go Lisbon is the great undiscovered capital of Europe, and people are starting to notice. Ethnic restaurants and swank hotels seem to be popping up around the capital as affordable pensaos and mom-and-pop seafood restaurants with views of the...
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1/7/2013
As I mentioned in last week’s column, there are two major reasons I mileage run. First of all, and most importantly, to be able to see parts of the world I otherwise couldn’t afford to visit. But a nice perk...
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9/20/2010
    Why Go A trip to the hot and sandy city of Luxor takes you straight to the heart of the ancient world.  Luxor, located in Upper Egypt, is a city surrounded by massive mountains and ageless temples.  Luxor...
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9/17/2010
  If you only eat at one upscale restaurant in Paris, try to make it a decadent lunch at Taillevent (Definitely call a month or more in advance for reservations). While some might argue that it's past its heyday, since...
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9/16/2010
Our family trip in the Dominican Republic started well—we got there without incident and had a great time at Club Med Punta Cana. It was the return trip that put us into Travel Hell. We were on an NYC-bound American...
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9/15/2010
Why Go It's not so much why go to Buenos Aires as why go home! Buenos Aires is filled with people who planned on staying for a couple of months, and just never got on that return flight (myself included)....
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9/14/2010
I might as well start by introducing myself. I’m finishing my senior year in college majoring in marketing, which probably in no way qualifies me to write about the art of business travel. But I look at school as more...
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