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    Mary King’s Close, Edinburgh, Scotland: The Plague Comes Back to Life

Mary King’s Close, Edinburgh, Scotland: The Plague Comes Back to Life

The place, the time and the horror of The Plague have been resurrected as one of Edinburgh's most unusual attractions.
By |January 24th, 2015|Been There, UK|0 Comments|
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    Mountain-town hotel, Unusual winter breaks, Cuba tourism thrives

Mountain-town hotel, Unusual winter breaks, Cuba tourism thrives

A hotel breaths life into an abandoned village in Italy, 10 wonderful European winter escapes that don't involve skiing, and a look at Cuba's travel and tourism market that thrives in spite of the US emabargo.

What we’re watching: Ponies in cardigans, Ode to Joy, high-def Machu Picchu

Scotland has come up with some creative ads to bring tourists to their glens and dales. Ponies in cardigans has created a stir and is oh so cute. Here is a flash mob preforming Ode To Joy. And, enjoy the amazing super-high resolution photo of Manchu Picchu. Its detail is amazing — almost like being there.
By |February 9th, 2013|Today|3 Comments|

Help! My car rental company is taking me to court

Tracey Brown Osborne finds a mysterious charge on her American Express bill that turns out to be a repair bill for a rental car tire -- a tire she says she never damaged. When her charge card sides with her in the dispute, her car rental company threatens to take her to court. What should she do?
By |November 19th, 2009|Today|9 Comments|

Sick passengers get the heave-ho on German cruise

Anita Dunham-PotterPoor sanitation can ruin your cruise. Just ask the 400-plus passengers who were stricken by a suspected norovirus outbreak on a German cruise liner this week. The cruise ended up being canceled, leaving passengers without a vacation. So how can an outbreak be prevented? The answers may surprise you.