Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Las Vegas for $250.00 A Day or $1,000.00 Per Day...The New York Times Adds Its Two Cents

From Sunday's March 19, 2006 two articles about doing Vegas with two budgets. Interesting that both authors, apparently without consultation with each other, chose to visit a range offering the chance to shoot a "real machine gun." Go figure. All the entertainment choices available, and these New Yorkers choose to spend part of their Las Vegas day shooting paper Osama targets. Other articles archived from as far back as 2002.

Monday, March 13, 2006

Excess Baggage BBC-Radio 4 Link

One of life's little pleasures is the BBC internet site with its overwhelming choices of on demand progammes now available to download .

If you are unfamliar with BBC 4 here is the wikipedia link with a good overview of the flagship BBC station:


One of our favorite programs is the travel show Excess Baggage presented by Sandi Toksvig. The past highlights available to listen include an inteview with our travel hero Michael Palin, tips on traveling to Venice, the Middle East, Krakow, Hiroshima, India, travel to war zones, hidden Spain and even a preview of space travel.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

The London Sunday Times explains how to be a luxury cheapskate

Get more than you paid for with Jeremy Lazell's seven rules of blagging, bartering and begging for high-end travel at bargain prices.

Pay less. Travel better. Lazell explains how to travel for less.