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Friday, September 30th, 2005

Opinion: Japan: Tokyo’s Chikatensu Is Not Just Another Subway

by Gayle Mak Tokyo has one of the densest, if not the densest, subway systems in the world. An estimated two million people a day pass through the city’s main Shinjuku Station—which, with its labyrinth-like network of underground tunnels and shops, is possibly the liveliest in Tokyo. Taking the chikatetsu, or subway, is a fascinating

Monday, August 15th, 2005

Opinion: Mexico: Destination Cancun

by Patti Mangan Funny how comfortable it is to step back into the rhythm of a place you’ve visited before. Upon arriving at Club Med Cancun, I was greeted by the same sparking blue sea, soft warm...

Friday, August 5th, 2005

Opinion: Falling in Love With Seattle—Again

by Mary Sanford I am having dinner tonight in Fremont (a Seattle neighborhood nicknamed “the Center of the Universe”) at the 35th Street Bistro with a group of local forty-something singles. I order the fresh halibut, which...

Friday, August 5th, 2005

Opinion: Melanie, winner of the Club Med–Diva’s Dreams Contest, shares her solo adventure in Cancun

by Melanie Thanks to all! I can’t believe this has actually happened. It is still just sinking in. I was so pleased to hear from Melissa. Her encouragement and enthusiasm was inspiring....

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2005

Diva Says: Discount Domain Sites Can Be Harmful to Your Bank Balance

  by Victoria Shepherd You might want to think twice before booking your fabulous vacation through a less-than-fabulous discount web site. It might cost you more than you expected. A friend of mine recently made a reservation...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Diva Says: Money Makes Your World Go ‘Round

“Money may kindle, but it cannot by itself, and for very long, burn.” —Igor Stravinski This is one of the hardest parts of the planning process for me. But if you’re a responsible money-saving, receipt-keeping kind of...

Friday, June 3rd, 2005

Diva Says: Solo Dining: A Quick How-To

by Marya Charles Alexander Marya Charles Alexander, editor and publisher of SoloDining.com, says “Forget room service. Having a good time while dining out alone is easier than you think. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, mealtime...

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