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Daily deal: Getaway to Santa Fe

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Take in the vistas and flavours of the American southwest. Relish the beauty that inspired painter Georgia O’Keeffe while enjoying a relaxing stay at the Inn at Santa Fe ($119).
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Atlantic City’s fading boardwalk empire

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The heyday of New Jersey’s famous resort town has passed, but traces of it can still be found.
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Atlantic City in its prime

The New Jersey city infamously run by bootleggers in the 1920s was also a lively beach town, home to the first Miss America Pageant and inspiration for the game Monopoly.


New riches along the White Pass and Yukon Route

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The railroad that once carried treasure-seekers to the Klondike Gold Rush now transports travellers to three adventures in a pristine mountainous wilderness.
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The futurist: Heathrow’s personal transit pods

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Instead of waiting for an airport shuttle, Heathrow passengers can hop in one of the emission-free, battery operated pods that travel between the terminals and car parks.
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Taxi apps get into gear

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Travellers can book a cab through their smartphone, track the movements of the cab until it arrives and even pay for their ride.
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