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    Cheapo Travel: How exactly do you bid on Priceline, anyway?

    "Why don't you book that hotel on Priceline?" my friend asked me 10 years ago, when I was looking for a place to put my brother and his wife that didn't involve sleeping on my couch. It was my first introduction to the world of online bidding for travel.

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    7 gorgeous Italian farmhouses

    It's a dream vacation: Staying in an Italian farmhouse amid Tuscany's rolling hills or Campania's stunning plateaus, surrounded by rows of olive trees and sunflower blossoms. Italy was one of the first countries to successfully promote the agriturismo phenomenon, in which vacationers stay in a working...

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    In airfare wars, consumers win

    As we get closer to the end of August, expect to see some wild and crazy airfares.

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    The weekly geography quiz

    GEOQUIZ: Which U.S. city will celebrate its 450th birthday next year?

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    Hop to it on microbrew tour

    Tour guides not only should be knowledgeable but also able to convey information in a fun and engaging way. This skill comes more easily for some than others, but PA Brew Tours guide Tom Labanc has an ace up his sleeve - decades of experience as a high school social studies teacher in Pittsburgh.

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    A Weeki Wachee mermaid tale

    When considering a mermaid's career, one doesn't tend to ponder the occupational hazards.

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    Best new rides coming to US theme parks

    At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2015, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages.

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    Walking the 500 miles along Spain's Camino de Santiago de Compostela

    Stepping quietly through the dimly lit 12th-century cathedral in the small Spanish town of Santo Domingo de la Calzada, I looked up to the ornate mausoleum in the rear and caught sight of something you don't usually - well, never - see in a church: two white chickens pecking around in a Plexiglas...

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    Web Buzz: TripExpert combines reviews to score hotels

    Are you sick of searching through crowd-sourced hotel reviews while trying to figure out if the bed will be good enough? A solution is here.

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    Travel dilemmas: An illuminating lesson

    Q: I recently returned from a trip booked through Kayak/Vayama and had a disturbing experience. Last month, we were to travel home from Florence, Italy, by way of Munich, Germany, where we would embark for Los Angeles. Because of problems at the rental car return, we were too late to board the flight...

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