Monday, December 1, 2008
Envy, gluttony, greed, lust, pride, sloth, and wrath—here are vacation ideas with all the decadence and none of the guilt.
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The Polar Rink, near the American Museum of Natural History, is New York City's first plastic-surface skating rink. We bundled up and went to test it out.
CHEAPEST PLACES ON EARTH
Bodysurf in the morning, make nice with mischievous monkeys in the afternoon, and end the day with a midnight snack at the night market.
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THE REAL DEALS
Meet Buddhist monks, ride an elephant, dine with locals at their home, and otherwise immerse yourself in Thai culture as you journey from the country's urban south to its rural north, from $1,795 for 15 nights, airfare included.
why it's a deal
More Real Deals:
- U.S. Holiday Deals, From $69
- Costa del Sol, Spain, Air/Resort, From $699
- Hawaii Air/Hotel Packages, From $470
- Florida and Bahamas Cruise, 5 Nights, From $999
- Iceland and Greenland, 6 Nights, $1,149
ONLINE TRIP COACH
Alex Robinson, who's written extensively on Portugal and Lisbon for DK Eyewitness Travel Guides
, will answer your questions on Tuesday, December 2, at noon (ET).
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MOST POPULAR REAL DEALS
- Bermuda, Air/3 Nights, From $365
- South America Air/Cruise, From $2,199
- 3 France Packages, From $599 to $1,651
- Seattle Air/Hotel, From $340
- Iceland & Greenland, 6 Nights, $1,149
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