A few good links: Hippies hate Wi-Fi Things to do in D.C., Chicago, and Iceland; RIP airlines of 2008; readers' overrated trips; weird towel animals. Budget Travel Tuesday, Jan 6, 2009, 4:33 PM Rooftop, Chicago (Courtesy MargauxV/Flickr) Budget Travel LLC, 2016

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A few good links: Hippies hate Wi-Fi

Rooftop, Chicago (Courtesy MargauxV/Flickr)

Readers pack in nominees for overrated destinations A follow-up from the LAT's own list of places, which included Paris. [Los Angeles Times]

Cruise towel creatures USA Today's slide show of those towel animals that cruise-line staff are always making.

Dollar goes a long way on winter trip to Iceland Fun fact: "sales of horse meat—cheaper than beef—have been rising with the bad economy. [Yahoo]

Intelligent Traveler's Guide to Inaugural Washington National Geographic Traveler's blog gives some tips on its own backyard.

Airlines we lost in 2008 ATA, Skybus, Eos, Silverjet…

Glastonbury hippies claim local Wi-Fi network is damaging their "ley lines" Is it the Wi-Fi, or just an excess of Facebook? [Gadling]

One town that won't let you down Finding a good time in Chicago. [Chicago Tribune]

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