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Special Information for the week of November 29, 1997

Q&A I -- Strange Food

Rudy talks with listeners about the strangest food they've ever eaten while traveling.

Rudy mentions a book on how to face strange meals around the world:

"Do's and Taboos Around the World for Women in Business," by Roger E. Axtell, Tami Briggs, Margaret Corcoran and Mary Beth Lamb

Cruising England in Style

Considering a drive through the hills and dales of England? Why not do it in style in a Morgan. This classic, hand built British roadster is the only racing car to be offered for sale in a window of Harrod's department store. And although it isn't the only way to get around the British Isles, as The Savvy Traveler's Tom Verde discovered earlier this year, it's one of the most exciting.

Where to rent a Morgan:

Wykeham's Limited, 6 Kendrick Place Reece Mews, South Kensington, London SW7 3HF (Across the street from Christie's, the famous auction house.) Telephone: 011-44-171-589-6894/8309, Fax: 011-44-171-589-8886


Rudy mentions:

Air Courier Companies:

New Voyager in New York: 212-431-1616

Charter Flight Center in London: 44-171-828-1090

Alpha Flights: 44-181-579-8444

Cordon Bleu

Our Vagabond Traveler, Doug Lansky, dons an apron, a chef's cap and goes to pastry class at the world famous Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris.

If you plan on being in Paris and think a weekend at pastry school would be simply magnifique, you can expect to pay about $150. The closest Cordon Bleu school to this country is in Canada -- the information number in Ottowa is 1-800-457-chef.

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