Monday, December 15, 2008
There may not be any snow covering the city sidewalks yet (just puddles), but at least the holiday displays are out in full force. Check out photographer Ian Gittler's slide show
of the department store windows that make midtown New York so extraordinary at this time of year.
FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
Professional traveler/TV host Leon Logothetis has published a list of five cities he found overrated. Athens, Paris, Prague, Dubai, and Moscow all get slammed—often for their residents' poor social skills. And rain, seriously. Which places do you find overrated?
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When the days grow chilly, it's time for a long weekend on the beach. Choose your departing city and where you want to go, and our new tool will show you nonstop flights—because nothing kills the fun like a layover. Happy swimming.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…
Greatest Hits 2008
A look back at the best of Budget Travel: World's weirdest hotels, top packing tips, cool small towns, zoo babies, and more… Chicago Hotels at a Price That's Right
Here are 10 properties worth considering, from retro inns to apartment-style hotels… 7 "Deadly" Sins, 7 Great Trips
Envy, gluttony, greed, lust, pride, sloth, and wrath—we've got vacation ideas with all the decadence and none of the guilt.
CRASH THE PARTY
Grab your tiaras and sashes and catch the 2009 Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas—without paying top dollar.
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