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Picking the right home rental for a Mexico beach vacation

Picking the right home rental for a Mexico beach vacation

By Marjorie MillerThe Associated Press COZUMEL, Mexico — Long before Airbnb was a thing, my family rented houses for our holidays rather than stay in hotels. Houses were easier with small children who needed room to run. We liked going to markets in foreign countries and cooking with fresh, local ...

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Caribbean spring break: Ideas, prices, post-hurricane news

Caribbean spring break: Ideas, prices, post-hurricane news

Thinking about spring break in the Caribbean? Brian Hegarty of Travel Leaders Network says each Caribbean island offers a different vibe, from relaxing on the beach to adventures, shopping and dining. All-inclusive resorts “take the worry out of figuring out where to go for every meal and watching your budget. ...

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Caribbean spring break: Ideas, prices, post-hurricane news …

Caribbean spring break: Ideas, prices, post-hurricane news ...

Thinking about spring break in the Caribbean? Brian Hegarty of Travel Leaders Network says each Caribbean island offers a different vibe, from relaxing on the beach to adventures, shopping and dining. All-inclusive resorts “take the worry out of figuring out where to go for every meal and watching your budget. ...

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Laos sees marked shift in tourist appeal

Laos sees marked shift in tourist appeal

VIENTIANE — It is Saturday afternoon in tourist high season, and Vientiane is very quiet. Most shops are closed for the weekend. A couple of Asian tour groups ascend the Patuxai, the Laotian capital’s answer to the Arc de Triomphe. On every floor, stalls are packed with five-year-old photocopies of ...

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Deserted Beaches, Colorful Towns Await Visitors to Curacao

Deserted Beaches, Colorful Towns Await Visitors to Curacao

By Victor Block I knew that the Caribbean island of Curacao was unfamiliar to many Americans, but the flight attendant’s words still caught me by surprise. Announcing our destination, she stumbled over the pronunciation and admitted, “I don’t know how to say the name of that island.” Maybe the name ...

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Caribbean spring break: Ideas, prices, post-hurricane news

Caribbean spring break: Ideas, prices, post-hurricane news

Thinking about spring break in the Caribbean? Brian Hegarty of Travel Leaders Network says each Caribbean island offers a different vibe, from relaxing on the beach to adventures, shopping and dining. All-inclusive resorts “take the worry out of figuring out where to go for every meal and watching your budget. ...

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