Thursday, July 31, 2008
editors have picked reliable, affordable places to stay in a wide variety of Chicago neighborhoods. Here are nine properties worth considering, from retro inns to apartment-style hotels. Plus, see the rooms in our slide show
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That's the question posed by Stanley Fish, a law professor, author of 10 books, and self-described "bad traveler" who doesn't care about sightseeing. He finds the unfamiliar practices and languages of other cultures unsettling and writes: "I don't see why I should endure the indignities of airplane travel only to be made uncomfortable once I get where I'm going." What do you think of his take on travel? post a comment now
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A roundup of packages that cover favorite indulgences like outlet shopping, pampering spa treatments, fine dining, and theater performances.
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A new promotion from Sandals resorts—whose 12 properties are in Antigua, the Bahamas, Jamaica, and St. Lucia—offers a three-night stay with an airfare credit, meals, and transfers, from $354.why it's a deal
Stay in tony Georgetown, take a double-decker city tour, or get VIP treatment at the International Spy Museum thanks to these discounted hotel packages, from $150.
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Be a part of the traditional Mexican festival that honors the return of the deceased each fall. Plus, explore sprawling Mexico City and unwind in the surf town Puerto Escondido and the turtle center at Mazunte. This 11-night guided tour from G.A.P Adventures makes it possible for $1,195.
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