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E-mail this newsletterMonday, June 8, 2009
TAKING THE PLUNGE
Cruising for the Commitmentphobe
The winner of the hairy chest contest
More than 12 million people board floating mega resorts every year and swear by the absolute hilarity of it all. (See above: The winner of a hairy chest contest shows off his goods.) Now, in an effort to groom a new generation of devotees, cruise companies are offering shorter sailings at rock-bottom prices—the perfect opportunity for a commitmentphobe to test the waters. read more
Xi Lan the panda
CAST YOUR VOTE
Zoo Babies 2009: Who's Cutest?
Meet adventurous panda and current favorite Xi Lan, Blue Blue the penguin, and Ramir, a sweet rhino with a spring in his step—just a few of the aww-inspiring newcomers vying for the top spot in our poll. Browse photos and videos of the babies, and then vote! We'll be announcing the country's cutest zoo baby in a few weeks. vote now
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…
One-Tank Escapes for 7 Cities These perfect small towns and hidden beaches feel a world away—even if they're only a few hours' drive from home… Which Portugal Is Right for You? Here's a snapshot of Portugal's defining experiences: beaches, cities, and food and wine… BT's Restaurant Month: Dining Deals We teamed up with chefs to offer discounts and freebies at their restaurants in June.
A horse-drawn carriage ride in Charleson, S.C.
CALLING ALL LOCALS
Share Your Charleston Favorites
Our new magazine feature, My Town, is devoted to wisdom from Budget Travel readers who live in some of our favorite places. Charleston, S.C., we want to hear from you! Brag about your town, and we'll publish the best recommendations in our September issue. tell us now
REAL DEALS
Elephant herd at Chobe National Park, Botswana
A six-night guided tour with game drives, riverboat cruises, visits to Victoria Falls and a village in Namibia, flights on South African Airways, meals, and transfers, from $2,099. why it's a deal
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