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Trip on a Deal: Jan 2, 2009: Talkin' bout a resolution

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THIS WEEK… YOU CAN TRIP ON A DEAL … TANGO-ING IN ARGENTINA … SWINGING THORUGH THE MIAMI SKY TRAPEZE DOWN IN MIAMI BEACH … OR DIVING IN MUD IN CALIFORNIA. PLUS … FORGET BACKPACKING … HOW ‘BOUT FAT PACKING! AND …BARAK OBAMA’S SECRET TRAVEL DESTINATIONS. THAT AND MUCH MORE … ON THIS WEEK’S TRIP ON A DEAL! HAPPY NEW YEAR AND WELCOME TO TRIP ON A DEAL… OUR FIRST SHOW FOR 2009. 2009? CAN YOU BELIEVE IT? WE RESOLVE TO KEEP BRINGING YOU THE BEST TRAVEL INSIGHTS AROUND! DO YOU HAVE ANY RESOLUTIONS? WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOU FOLLOW THROUGH …WITH EIGHT GREAT TRIPS FOR A NEW YOU IN THE NEW YEAR! THIS FIRST ONE TOPS EVERYONE’S LIST MOST EVERYONE’S #1 RESOLUTION: LOSE WEIGHT! MAYBE IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO BOOK A FATPACKING TRIP! TIME TO BOOK A TRIP FATPACKING. THESE ARE SCENIC HIKES DESIGNED TO SHED (THOSE HOLIDAY) POUNDS. THE DOWNSIDE FOR YOUR BACKSIDE IS – YOU CARRY ALL YOUR OWN FOOD SO THE MORE YOU BRING, THE MORE YOU LOSE FATPACKERS.COM OFFERS GUIDED HIKES THROUGH GORGEOUS DESTINATIONS LIKE THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS AND REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK. PRICES START AT AROUND 900 BUCKS FOR A WEEK AND IN JUST A WEEK … SOME FATPACKERS CLAIM SAY THEY’VE LOST FIVE POUNDS. RESOLUTION #2: LEARN SOMETHING NEW! JETSETLIFE DOT TV’s ROB MURGATROYD DROPPED A MERE 40 BUCKS TO GET JIGGY AT THE LA VIRUTA ARMENIAN CULTURAL CENTER. SORRY ROB, IT’LL BE A LITTLE WHILE BEFORE YOU’RE READY FOR DANCING WITH THE STARS. WANNA SASHAY ON DOWN? GATE ONE TRAVEL OFFERS A 7 DAY BUENOS AIRES VACATION WITH AIR, HOTEL AND BREAKFAST STARTING AT 929 DOLLARS. OF COURSE … THE BIG RESOLUTION … WORKOUT MORE. BUT THAT DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN’T HAVE FUN! HIT THE MAGNIFICENT SLOPES AT UTAH’S SNOWBIRD MOUNTAIN – FREE! - IF YOU STAY AT THEIR RESORT THAT STARTS AT 135 BUCKS A NIGHT, FOR THE GREATEST SNOW ON EARTH OR GIVE YOUR GLUTES A WORKOUT - WORK YOUR GLUTES CYCLING IN VALENCIA. BLOGGER HEATHER FROM EUROPE-ALA-CART TOOK THESE SHOTS BIKING THROUGH THE TURIA GARDENS. BIKE RENTALS THERE RUN AS LOW AS 40 EUROS A WEEK … OR ABOUT 55 BUCKS. NUMBER FOUR RESOLUTION: CONQUER YOUR FEARS! PLUM TV GOT ALL CIRCUS AND BOOKED A SESSION AT THE FLYING TRAPEZE SCHOOL IN MIAMI BEACH. ONLY FORTY BUCKS FOR A CLASS. OR IF YOU WANT TO GIVE IT A GO WITHOUT THE CLASS … 10 BUCKS … AND GOOD LUCK WITH THAT SMARTER TRAVEL DOT COM SAYS IT’S A GOOD TIME TO GET TO MIAMI, WITH THREE NIGHT AIR/HOTEL PACKAGES RUNNING AS LOW AS 273 DOLLARS. RESOLUTION NUMBER FIVE: DE-STRESS! SFGATE.COM SAYS THE FAMOUS MUD BATH SPAS IN CALISTOGA ARE CURRENTLY.. DIRT CHEAP! RESORTS LIKE THE UPCALE SOLAGE OR THE BARGAIN DR. WILKINSIN’S HOT SPRINGS RESORT ARE SLASHING PRICES BECAUSE OF THE COOLER TEMPERATURES AND THE COOLING ECONOMY. BARGAIN, THY NAME IS MUD! RESOLUTION SIX: LEARN TO COOK AOL TRAVEL HAS A GREAT LOOK AT COOKING SCHOOL VACATIONS LIKE THIS: A HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE IN JAMAICA FOR 50 BUCKS (WILL GIVE YOU A REAL TASTE OF THE LOCAL CULTURE WHY NOT AN IMMERSION CLASS ON OLIVE OIL IN THIS 750 YEAR OLD MEDIEVAL CASTLE IN TORINO, ITALY. ANYTHING WOULD TASTE GOOD IN THAT ROOM I THINK NUMBER SEVEN: GIVE BACK! YOU CAN FEEL GREAT ABOUT YOURSELF AND HELP OTHERS THERE’S A FANTASTIC LIST OF VOLUNTEER TOURISM RESOURCES AT BRAVE NEW TRAVELER DOT COM. FINALLY … GET INVOLVED. ONE WAY … LEARN ABOUT OUR INCOMING PRESIDENT. TAKE A FREE TOUR OF BARAK OBAMA’S CHICAGO -- COURTESY THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE YOU CAN VISIT THE OBAMA FAMILY HOME … HIS FAVORITE BARBER SHOP … AND THE BASKIIN ROBBINS WHERE HE AND MICHELLE SHARED THEIR FIRST KISS ALAS, THE STORE IS CLOSED, SO NO MORE ICE CREAM OR … CHECK OUT THE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HAWAII HOUSE THE OBAMAS JUST VACATIONED IN … AT HAWAII MAGAZINE DOT COM. BETTER YET, GO THERE YOURSELF. HAWAIIAN AIR IS OFFERING ROUND TRIP FAIRS TO HONOLULU FOR AS LOW AS 306 DOLLARS ROUNDTRIP. OF COURSE, BOOKING THE OBAMA BEACHFRONT COMPOUND MIGHT SET YOU BACK A BIT MORE. DO YOU FEEL LIKE YOU’RE READY FOR A NEW YOU THIS 2009? DEFINITELY! WELL, GET ALL THE LINKS TO TODAY’S RESOLUTIONS AT TRIP ON A DEAL DOT COM AND COME BACK NEXT WEEK FOR MORE VACATION IDEAS AND TRAVEL DEALS SO YOU CAN … TRIP ON A DEAL!

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Duration: 5 minutes and 2 seconds
Country: United States
Language: English
Producer: And Now Productions
Director: John Palacio
Views: 88
Posted by: triponadeal on Jan 2, 2009

This week: 8 great trips. Want to lose weight? Try Fat Packing! Other trips featured: learning to tango in Buenos Aires, touring Barak Obama's Chicago, a trapeze school in Miami & a cooking school in Italy. And many more vacation ideas and travel deals!

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