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    Cheapo Travel: How to haggle when you travel

    Most Americans feel uncomfortable haggling on their travels, generally for one of several reasons, based on my completely unscientific survey:

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    The weekly geography quiz

    GEOQUIZ: Which country is not crossed by the Equator: Gabon, Guatemala or Indonesia?

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    Travel smart: Istanbul, the city of thrilling flavors

    ISTANBUL - At a cramped little shop on the edges of the Grand Bazaar, I balance a small white plate and fork in my hand. Rain pours outside while people keep pushing in the front door, a mass of humid, damp bodies all waiting for caramel custard called trilice. Men shout sharp orders. Money is exchanged...

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    Travel deal: A toast to France

    The deal: Sceptre Tours is offering a new Enchanting Journey through the French regions of Champagne, Burgundy and the Rhone Valley. The seven-night "France's Greatest Champagne & Wine" tour takes a small group of travelers on wine and champagne tastings.

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    The best days of the week to buy tickets

    For years we've been saying that the lowest domestic fares can be found Tuesday afternoon through Thursday night, but a recent study calls this into question.

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    Travel dilemmas: Don't forget to compare merged airlines' fares

    Question: Here is something I cannot figure out: On a US Airways flight my parents want to take from Chicago's O'Hare to San Francisco on Dec. 23, a first-class nonrefundable ticket is not available, but a first-class flexible ticket costs $1,222. The same flight number and flight on American Airlines...

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    Family travel five: Ski adventures and snowy fun await

    1. Breckenridge, Colo. In addition to its snowy sports menu, this historic town continues to add palpable charm with new shops, museums, restaurants and music. On the mountain, families can take full advantage of Peak 6, an addition of 546 skiable acres that debuted last year. Look forward to a ...

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    Schweitzer ski resort: Big on powder, light on parties

    For ski vacations, I often make a beeline for British Columbia where lots of ski resorts have exactly what I want. Resorts such as Whistler Blackcomb, Sun Peaks and Big White are within a day's drive of Seattle and offer fun ski villages; ski-in, ski-out lodging; and lots of varied terrain.

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    Life moves at leisurely pace in Slovakia

    David Lutz, 38, is a product manager for Collette (www.gocollette.com), an international guided-tour company. Lutz, originally from Houston, has lived or worked on six continents. For the last four years, he has lived in Slovakia.

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    Picasso exhibit at Dali's place is a must-see

    I don't need additional incentive to visit The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, one of the must-see art attractions in Florida.

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