NYTimes Sunday Travel Roundup

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Following our Sunday night Oscars soirée we only yesterday got down to sorting through our weekend media infusion. We found a cocktail-painted Sunday’s Times’ Travel Section—predictions scribbled across the front page—under the sofa.

We apologize for our tardy digest. These travel section features had us particularly interested:

Travel by rail in Europe is set to get easier
Rail travel will soon be faster between certain cities, including London-Paris (2 hours, 15 minutes), and Paris-Strasbourg (2 hours, 20 minutes).

Street theater at the pull of a curtain
Some suggestions for landing hotel rooms with the most intoxicating views in Rome, Paris, Vienna, New York, and Tokyo. These ain’t Cheapo rooms, be forewarned…

Lower-priced rooms, with boutique style
Now we’re talkin’, peeps. Hotels catering to younger business travelers are getting smarter designs and lower rates. Focused on US destinations.

Q&A Getting Compensation for Lost Luggage
Who’s responsible when your baggage is picked up by the wrong passenger? Yikes.

And then there were lots of stories about cruises

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Tom Meyers

About the author: Tom Meyers created and launched EuroCheapo from his Berlin apartment in 2001. He returned to New York in 2002, set up office, and has led the EuroCheapo team from the Big Apple ever since. He travels to Europe several times a year to update EuroCheapo's hotel reviews. Tom is also a co-host of the New York City history podcast, The Bowery Boys. Email Tom. [Find Tom on Google Plus]

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