So you've decided you want to see the Far East by ship. Smart move: a cruise is an excellent way to get an overview of the region. From the stunning temples to the golden Buddhas, craft markets, rice fields and palm lined beaches, the region is truly a feast for the senses.
Spring break: These two words conjure up images of hedonism, hot weather and very little clothing. But rest assured, there are plenty of opportunities for those who've matured since last year or for those of you who are tired of the same old, same old.
It became clear during my trip to South America's fourth-largest country that it offered many stories besides the narco-traficker, guerilla and paramilitary ones that have dominated international headlines for over a decade.
From Fia: "My boyfriend and I are thinking about going to Rawa for five days at the end of March. We're looking for a 'paradise island,' a place to find peace, to read books under a palm tree and swim in crystal clear water."
From ally: "I am doing a road trip from Berlin to Zurich, via Dresden, Cesky Krumlov and Salzburg. I hear that you cannot drive into Cesky Krumlov so would like to know of accommodation close to the town where I can take my car."
From jackiebeaver: "I was just out checking some prices for flying into Paris in April, 2007 and found that the price for flying directly from Cincinnati into Brussels was by far cheaper. Does anyone know why?"
From kvander: "Anyone following the story of Air Tran removing the family due to an out of control 3 year old? This morning's news mentioned how the airline has been overwhelmed with e-mails in support of the action that they took."