Table of Contents: February 2008

Best Values 2008
It's what every traveler wants: a hotel that delivers a quality experience without charging exorbitant rates—in other words, a great value. Here's our list of TripAdvisor's Top 100 Best Value hotels around the world, with quotes from travelers who have actually stayed in them.
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Under the Alentejan Sun
Friendly people, beautiful countryside, and delicious food and wine.... The Alentejo region of southern Portugal has everything that those famous areas in Europe have—except the crowds.
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Have You Ever Been Chill?
There's no better place to just hang loose than the perpetually mellow town of Cabarete, on the Dominican Republic's northeast coast.
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Who Says D.C. Is Dull?
A new slate of after-hours restaurants and bars is turning the nation's capital into a hip night spot, and keeping the locals out late.

'Til Travel Do Us Part
Eight couples share ideas on how to make the most of traveling together—and avoid big fights on the road.
Contest: Ever nearly break up while traveling?

Driving Into the Blues
The Civil War is a recent memory and blues legends loom large in the cotton fields and swamp towns of the lower Mississippi Delta.
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40 Best
The Grand Canyon by train, the Moscow Circus, South Africa's Zulu villages, and more.

Budget Travel Magazine February 2008 issue

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