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Archive: January 20, 2008 - January 26, 2008

Fantasy Travel: Let's Go Mets

My husband, Bud, is spending the week living out his fantasy. No, not that kind of fantasy. He's in Port St. Lucie, Fla., at N.Y. Mets Fantasy Baseball Camp -- experiential travel at its finest. It cost a bundle (more than $4,000), but it's a once-in-a-lifetime event, a 50th birthday...

By Carol Sottili | January 25, 2008; 8:11 AM ET | Comments (2)

The Odd File: Honey, Did You Pack the Cat?

If you've ever mistakenly grabbed someone else's bag off the airport carousel, it can be quite a shock when you get home, open your luggage and realize: Hey, that isn't my underwear! You might think the hotel laundry botched your order. Or, if you're returning from Vegas, you may wonder...

By Andrea Sachs | January 24, 2008; 7:52 AM ET | Comments (36)

We Were There: The Palazzo's Grand Opening in Vegas

So this is how Something Big opens in Las Vegas: with less than a bang, but more than a whimper. I just happened to be vacationing in Vegas last week (really, I didn't know this was going on until after I made reservations!) when the new $1.9 billion Palazzo resort...

By John Deiner | January 23, 2008; 7:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Insta-CoGo: Amtrak to Keep on Rolling

A possible strike that could have shut down passenger travel on Amtrak as of the end of this month seems to have been averted. Although a new contract proposal has yet to be ratified, company and union leaders came to a tentative agreement Friday. Amtrak spokesman Cliff Black said the...

By Cindy Loose | January 22, 2008; 1:27 PM ET | Comments (0)

 

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