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Insta Q&A: Turquoise Coast Is a Turkish Delight

My only regret after spending 10 fantastic days in Turkey last fall is that I didn't experience it by sea. Between the mosques and mystery of Istanbul and the country's spectacularly beautiful interior, I just ran out of time. Reader Carol Stern, on the other hand, is planning a visit...

By Christina Talcott | February 19, 2009; 01:26 PM ET | Comments (2)

Inauguration News: Lincoln Did Not Sleep Here

Most likely, your chances of nabbing an invite to a sleepover in the Lincoln Bedroom are as slim as Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff getting off with only 100 hours of community service. However, those who want to count sheep in the 16th president's bed, or at least a replica, can...

By Andrea Sachs | January 7, 2009; 10:41 AM ET | Comments (3)

Car Rental Fiasco: Epilogue

Last week I shared my experience with a Hotwire car rental booking gone wrong, and I'm happy to report that I received an e-mail from Hotwire a few days ago saying I would get a full refund for the mysteriously canceled reservation. Still no word on what happened to the...

By Christina Talcott | October 14, 2008; 01:11 PM ET | Comments (8)

Taste of Chicago: A Report

This past weekend I was in one of my favorite places on Earth, Chicago. And I swear I didn't time it this way, but I was there for one of the city's biggest events, Taste of Chicago, going on through July 6. If you've ever been to a Taste around...

By Christina Talcott | July 1, 2008; 07:00 AM ET | Comments (16)


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