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The Dreaded Single Supplement

The beaches of Cancun beckoned. Carolyn Sekerak looked forward to a relaxing week in Mexico with friends from her college days. But even before getting to the hot, white sands of an all-inclusive Caribbean resort, the 29-year-old from Cleveland felt burned. Her friend Becky, the trip arranger, told her that she'd have to pay about $300 more than the rest of them.

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Mainland Ecuador

The dugout canoe glides quietly through the lagoon, the cool, star-studded night sky offering a respite from the Ecuadorian sun. We find our prey quickly. There in the water grasses. David, our guide, flicks on a powerful flashlight that picks out the gleaming orange eyes of two caimans. He quickly cuts the light and we paddle closer for a better look at the alligator-like reptiles. David turns the light on again -- but they are gone.

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Whee! Biking Haleakala on Maui

Itís odd to think about wearing winter gloves in Hawaii. But at five in the morning at the top of Haleakala volcano on Maui, my friend Lindsay and I were grateful not only for the gloves but for the fleece and leggings and windbreaker tops and bottoms. Itís mighty dark and chilly in the morning at 9,740 feet, even in July, even in a tropical paradise.

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Heart-shaped Tubs (And the People Who Love Them)

There's something to be said for a hotel room with a heart-shaped swimming pool, a sauna and a swirling, seven-foot champagne glass whirlpool tub. And that something would be: Don't pack a lot of clothing.

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