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Archive: May 27, 2007 - June 2, 2007

Next Stop: Fargo?

In case you missed it, AAA announced earlier this week where you should go for vacation this summer if you want to save some money. But first, here's where you shouldn't go. According to an Associated Press story, "a family of two adults and two children could expect to pay...

By John Deiner | June 1, 2007; 10:05 AM ET | Comments (7)

Pilfering From Hotel Rooms

Today's news flash: a gold bathtub (estimated value: $987,000) was taken from a 10th-floor guest room at the Kominato hotel, south of Tokyo. The tub was apparently in a bathroom shared by guests. The theft raises several questions. Among them: Why was a $1 million tub in a shared bathroom?...

By Gary Lee | May 31, 2007; 10:53 AM ET | Comments (0)

Snakes a Problem?

A friend whose brother lives in Thailand promised to contact him for advice on where, besides the obvious, well-known places, I should visit on an upcoming trip. Yesterday he came back with info on his favorite place, which he has visited repeatedly: Kao Yai National Park, and most particularly, a...

By Cindy Loose | May 30, 2007; 9:52 AM ET | Comments (0)

Shop Till You...Run Out of Gas?

Remember the innocent days when yard sales fit on a square of lawn or the tight space between the parked car and the garbage pail? Or maybe, if the neighbors were feeling neighborly, the block would pitch in and display their personal, embarassing effects from corner to corner. Oh, those...

By Andrea Sachs | May 29, 2007; 1:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

This Summer's Crowded Skies

You thought air travel couldn't get any worse? Ha. Record crowds are expected this summer, the Air Transport Association predicts -- up 3 percent over even last summer's hordes. Frequent travelers will shudder to know that another study showed that 40 percent of Americans still don't know anything about the...

By Cindy Loose | May 29, 2007; 8:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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