Table of Contents: July/August 2007

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My Montreal Is Better Than Yours
The folks behind one of our favorite blogs, "...an endless banquet," show us where to eat, shop and play in the city they obsess over better than anyone else.

Secret Hotels of Sicily
Across Sicily, historic villas and farm estates have been reborn as cozy, family-run hotels and agriturismi, or farmstays, where the food is organic and the people are as warm as the ever-present sun.
Sicily slide show

Cutest. Story. Ever.
You haven't had a bear hug until you've cuddled with a panda (or better yet, a panda cub). There's a reserve deep in China that makes it possible.

Rent a Bike in Europe
As part of its new Vélib' program--a pun on "free bicycle" in French--Paris is rolling out 10,600 bikes by mid-July for the public to use.

Solo Travel
People who have experience traveling alone share some tips for doing it right.
Who's Friendly to Solo Travelers?

Crabby in a Good Way
On Maryland's Eastern Shore, the fun doesn't stop when the road ends--there's usually a ferry bound for more crab shacks and woodsy landscapes.
What To Do When Your Rental Car Gets Flooded

40 Best
The Real Deals right now.

Budget Travel Magazine July/August 2007 issue