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Question of the Week: Guilty Travel Pleasures/Silly Travel Secrets (5/18/2001)

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What do you do on the road that you don't do at home? You probably eat out more. You go to more museums ... Maybe you're more outgoing: you start conversations with strangers, you talk about more things than ... just the weather. But, there is another class of things we do while away from friends, away from anyone who knows us. It's not always things we're proud of.

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