But no one told me about this $215 cancellation fee

When Nikki McCollum cancels her Booking.com rental in Rome, she’s shocked to learn about a $215 cancellation fee. Did they disclose the charge — and does she have to pay?
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Road trip update: An abbreviated tour of the Vatican

I didn’t think it was possible to see the Vatican in half a day. But after hitting the highlights of Rome in just seven hours yesterday, I shouldn’t have been so skeptical.

Yes, it can be done.
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Road trip update: Rome wasn’t meant to be seen in a day, but …

Since when has that stopped us from trying? We checked out all the major sites in the Eternal City yesterday, including the Forum, Colosseum, Pantheon and the Spanish Steps.

But we kinda cheated; we had FastPasses.
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“You might think that this request is a bit bold”

usEvery now and then I come across a case that leaves me deeply conflicted. This is one of those times.

Joel Pomerantz is a doctor who did the right thing, no question about it. A passenger on a US Airways flight needed help, and he volunteered his services. What happened next — and what to do about it — is less clear.

I could use your help, readers.
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