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25/01/2010 19:40

7 trips you should never book online

Carolyn Fletcher's honeymoon started heading south the moment she and her husband landed in Cancun. No one was there to pick up the newlyweds.   It took an hour for her to convince a van service to deliver them to their hotel. But when they checked into their four-star resort in Akumal, they...
25/01/2010 19:19

Paradise for All

Honeymooners have long laid claim to the dreamy islands of French Polynesia. But Josh Rottenberg finds that rental bungalows on Moorea and Tahiti are giving families their own sweet taste of paradise.   There's a word in the Tahitian language: fiu.   It's not an easy word to translate,...
25/01/2010 19:15

With Open Arms, Vancouver Emblem Has Curious Past

The emblem of the Olympic Winter Games is a colorful humanoid with arms spread wide, a contemporary interpretation of a stone landmark called an inukshuk with a history stretching back more than 3,000 years in Inuit culture.   Sitting atop the Olympic Rings, the symbol looms large on licensed...
25/01/2010 19:01

Best Romantic Beaches

Rev up the romance in your relationship with a weekend at the beach where you can blissfully spend the days lazing in the surf, sand and sun -- the nights holed up in high style with your honey.   Romance abounds at these 5 destinations, where luxury, amenities and the backdrop of the beach...

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