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Strong US$ brings cheer to Americans on holiday in Europe

MORE BANG FOR THE BUCK: The dollar has advanced against all of its 16 major counterparts since July, bolstered by a stronger economy.

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OF the many wonders to behold in Greece, Matt Derr has found a gem: local wine at US$3 a glass.

During a nine-day getaway to the land of the gods, he's sampled Greek salads and grilled meats for as little as US$7 a plate and learned how to pick the freshest fish for dinner