Monday, February 11, 2008
There's no better place to just hang loose than the perpetually mellow town of Cabarete, on the Dominican Republic's northeast coast. Check out our slide show
of the town's secluded beaches, thatched-roof bungalows, and open-air bars.
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The city is a poster child for high-speed change, but vestiges of Old China still exist—for now, anyway.
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THE REAL DEALS
A two-for-one Hawaii airfare sale makes for an affordable four-night getaway to Honolulu, where you can swim, surf, or just soak up the sun on one of more than 100 beaches, from $363.
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A discounted high-season package that combines airfare, 10 nights in Sicily—with sightseeing tours of Palermo, Taormina, Syracuse, and Agrigento—two nights in Rome, meals, and activities from $2,909, including taxes.
why it's a deal
ONLINE TRIP COACH
Jennifer Paull, editor of Compass American Guides: California Wine Country, 5th edition
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