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Posts by Lisa Cheng

December Vacation Deals
Sicily: 30% from villa specialist Italian Rentals4U Sun Break package includes: • Seven nights at the three-bedroom Villa Rita, in the town of Cefalù. ... Read More
November Vacation Deals
Florida: 61% off from Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village Sunset Getaway package includes: • Two nights in a Traditional room. • Spot dolphins on ... Read More
October Vacation Deals
Vermont: 50% off from the Essex Resort & Spa Recipe for Relaxation package includes: • Two nights in a Traditional room • A “chef-in-training” class ... Read More
Best Deals Travel Deals for September 2014
From a culinary retreat in Buenos Aires to a Wild West adventure in Texas, T+L serves up ample inspiration for a late summer getaway. Texas: 32% off at... Read More
March Vacation Deals
Want to practice your photography skills in Mexico or cruise the Mediterranean? This month’s deals have you covered. Art & Culture Beijing and Shang... Read More
February Vacation Deals
  Art & Culture Chicago: 30% off historical blues package Windy City Blues package includes: • 2 nights' accommodations in a standard r... Read More
Trip Planner: Cultural Savings in Europe
Save a few euros on some of Europe’s best cultural offerings. Berlin: The city (pictured above) celebrates its 775th anniversary this year with many free... Read More
Trip Planner: Post-Holiday Travel Deals
Just as in retail sales, some of the best travel bargains can be found after the holidays, even in peak-season destinations. Caribbean: Think you have to... Read More
Behind the Scenes: Crystal Cruises
As top luxe line Crystal Cruises fêtes its 20th anniversary, I decided to check in with cruise director Scott Peterson, a 23-year industry veteran. Below,... Read More
Q&A: T+L Checks In With Vegas Expert Howard Lefkowitz
Though down almost a million visitors from last year, Las Vegas is gearing up for next month’s debut of MGM Mirage’s CityCenter, an $11 billion, 68-acre m... Read More
Looking For Something To Do? Can Help
To keep Web surfers from drowning in endless oceans of information, task-focused search engines have been multiplying by the minute. Need to research a tr... Read More
Paris Cleans Up Its Act
What’s a Paris stroll if you can’t daydream? Tourists to the French capital can now walk the city’s sidewalks without regard to what may lie underfoot. “Pa... Read More
Test Drive: TOTALe from Rosetta Stone
I work in  T+L’s Research Department, which requires fluency in a minimum of one foreign language (I speak French), but heading to a preview last Thursday... Read More
Fly the (Pet-) Friendly Skies
The first pets-only airline, Pet Airways—which takes off this month from five U.S. cities: L.A., Chicago, New York, D. C., and Denver—now tops... Read More
New Website for Girls on the Go
If too many guidebooks and too little time is your dilemma, then try, a new travel web site that customizes simple but stylish city guides fo... Read More
Yapta Begins Hotel Price-Tracking
Airfare price-tracking site is now doing the same for hotels. The new hotel price-tracking feature keeps tabs of domestic and international hote... Read More