NYT: 53 places to go in 2008- it’s a leap year,so one to grow on!

The New York Times: The 53 Places to Go in 2008
Compiled by Denny Lee

Making the list were some esoteric trip choices such as:

13.SYLT: With a nickname like the “Hamptons of Germany,â€? it’s only a matter of time before jet-setters discover the North Sea island of Sylt.

52. TOKAJ, HUNGARY : Backpacking wine tours through the Hungarian wine region of Tokaj.

Also in the mix were some more mundane ones, albeit with a new twist:

39. SAN FRANCISCO

When the California Academy of Sciences (www.calacademy.org) opens next fall in Golden Gate Park, it won’t just be a stunning architectural addition to San Francisco. The $500 million building, designed by the Pritzker Prize winner Renzo Piano, will feature a 2.5-acre living roof covered with native plants and aims to be the greenest museum in the world.

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