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$urviving the London Olympic$ Takes Lot$ of Ca$h

January 31, 2012
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$urviving the London Olympic$ Takes Lot$ of Ca$h

Maybe you had the bright idea to take in the London Olympics this summer. Good for you. Bring money. LOTS and LOTS of money. Gold medal writer Ed Perkins of SmarterTravel.com is looking at $1,000-a-night two star hotels in London during the Games. And $5,000 ticket packages. London is already one expensive town, but...

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The Most and Least Expensive Cities Around the World

January 16, 2012
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The Most and Least Expensive Cities Around the World

Inexpensive doesn’t always mean “best” but in the pricey world of travel, knowing where there are bargains should be part of the consideration. PriceOfTravel.com looks over the world with a penny-pincher’s eye and annually surveys travel spots and ranks them by cost. Of course, it is cheaper to visit Newark than New York and...

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The Quiet Satisfaction of the Inn at Glencairn

January 13, 2012
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The Quiet Satisfaction of the Inn at Glencairn

Recent travels have landed me in some big city hotels (Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, et al.), some more isolated but comfortable spots (Harrisburg, Wheeling and even Bloomsburg, Pa.) Good hotels all. But hotels aren’t all there is to the sleeping mix. We stayed recently at the Inn at Glencairn, near Princeton, N.J., and are reminded at...

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Sleep in a Train Station? You Can (and Should) in Indianapolis

December 28, 2011
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Sleep in a Train Station? You Can (and Should) in Indianapolis

All aboard!! Pretty much by accident we landed at the Indianapolis Crowne Plaza Union Plaza Hotel. We’ve have good luck with Crowne Plaza before (while still not knowing why there’s that “e” on Crowne) but the Indianapolis facility just combined good location and good price and convenience. Until we got there and discovered what...

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