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It snowed for what seems like eternity, your day job is going nowhere, and you’re so ready to grab a one-way ticket outta here....
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First thing you need to know about the amusement park in Jackson, NJ: It's called Great Adventure, not "Six Flags." This regional permutation of...
New from Gilt Groupe: drool-worthy travel deals
Sep 24, 2009
We've never really understood the whole Gilt Groupe membership thing—it's a designer-discount site where they say you have to be invited to join, but...
A couch-surfing tour of Brooklyn
Aug 17, 2009
Squirrel is jittery and lean, with a look of confusion on his face. “Do you know the Rainbow Family?” he asks. “I'm part of...
Vacation homes for $500 a week
Jul 21, 2009
My challenge was this: to figure out how to get a group of four out of town for a week, with a $500 budget...
Budget traveler’s guide to home-swapping
Jun 19, 2009
Camping out or staying with relatives don't have to be the only affordable ways to escape the city this summer. If you live in...
How to fly the cheapskate skies
May 25, 2009
The other day I scored a $38 round-trip flight to Ft. Lauderdale—the fourth time this year I will be flying to visit my dad...
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