Rundown for the Week of December 18, 1999
In Search of the Past
John Rabe traveled to Germany this spring to learn what he could about his
mother and father, Americans who tied the knot in Berlin at a pivotal point
in that city's history, but died before he could get all his questions
answered. He takes us along on his journey.
Gifts for the Traveler
It's that time of year. You go to the store, stare blankly at the
merchandise, and try to recall why everyone was so disappointed last year
and you were still paying it off in July. We asked travel explorer Wesley
Weissberg to go in search of some travel gifts for the weary holiday
Christmas in Japan
Laura Kriska sees an American holiday through the eyes of another culture.
Deal of the Week
Winter Travel on Sale
Question of the Week
Working on Holidays
Full Moon Festivities
Next week we take you to a place in Amsterdam where they celebrate
Christmas all year round!
"Around Christmastime the museum is a winter wonderland with elves and
snow-covered trees and carol singers. For the rest of the year, though,
well, it's a winter wonderland with elves and snow-covered trees and carol
It's time for another Bad Taste Tour...this time to the Christmas Museum in
Amsterdam. Staying in that city, we're going to find out the requirements
for becoming a Dutch Santa Claus. And how did the concept of travel ever
get started? With the Travel Bible, of course!
"And then God separated Heaven from Hell. He called flying to Hawaii in
coach Hell, and he called flying there first class, Heaven."
The origin of the vacation...and finally, a winner in our Renaissance
Cruise Contest. All that and more, so please come along for the ride during
next week's edition of The Savvy Traveler.
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