Category: Travel

  • The 8 worst fashion mistakes you make when traveling

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    Americans are known to make more fashion faux pas than other travelers — and I’m not just talking about flip-flops and cargo shorts (though those are pretty bad). Making certain fashion mistakes abroad can mean disrespecting cultural norms, offending locals, and at best, making it obvious to everyone that you’re a tourist who can be […]

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  • A backpacker’s guide to Chile: a one-month itinerary

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    Why go? Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific and stretching from the Atacama Desert to the glaciers of Patagonia, this strip of a country opens its secrets to backpackers prepared to push into the lesser-known quarters: to the lava fields of Conguillío national park with its monkey puzzle trees, or to the wild beaches of Hueicolla. […]

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  • The first truly American cuisine is having a revival

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     Without measuring any ingredients, Southwestern Pueblo chef Norma Naranjo scoops handfuls of flour, baking powder, salt and shortening into a stainless steel bowl. Naranjo dribbles in tepid water as she kneads the simple ingredients into dough. When it becomes pillowy, she gathers a bit in her fist, pinching small rounds between her thumb and forefinger. […]

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  • You’re definitely an Arizonan if you’ve had these travel experiences

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    Even as you cling like bumper lice to the driver ahead of you, you steer slightly to the left hoping to see more than three vehicles ahead, because this can’t last forever, right? Your heart deflates at the top of each rise when you see nothing but metal and glass where pavement should be. Typically, […]

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  • Piti, a rich taste of Azerbaijan

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    Piti is a traditional and delicious dish from the town of Sheki, in Azerbaijan. It’s a mix of lamb meat, cooked with chick peas, chestnuts and fat. Everything is cooked in a ceramic pot. Lamb meat is the base of many meals, in Azerbaijani cuisine. It can be cooked in a variety of ways and […]

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  • 8 of the best US Labor Day events for 2018

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    Although held each year on the first Monday of September, Labor Day has become much more than a 24-hour celebration. The public holiday, in honor of working people in the United States, signifies the end of summer for many. So it is little wonder that the entire three-day weekend boasts festive events to which people […]

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  • Seven of the world’s most colorful places

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    If you saw a photograph of any of these colorful places, you’d think it was heavily edited. Can anywhere really have colors so bright and vibrant? These seven places are naturally vivid — but you may have to visit to believe it. Rainbow Mountains, China Formed millions of years ago by layers of sandstone and […]

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  • Wish you weren’t here: how the tourist boom – and selfies – are threatening Britain’s beauty spots

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    On the narrow footpath down to Porthcurno beach, I am conscious of adding to the gridlock. Overcrowding on the Cornish coast has been making the news this week, and as I stop to talk to husband and wife Aiden Fisher, 59, and Lesley Whatley, 60, holidaymakers troop past, laden with backpacks, bodyboards and tote bags stuffed […]

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  • 5 places where you can learn about Native American culture

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    Explore some of the world’s most enduring cultures set amid jaw-dropping scenery. Here are five places where your family will learn about Native American and First Nation ancient traditions and modern adaptations. 1. Ohio State Parks Ancient Indians began occupying the land that is now the state of Ohio more than 10,000 years ago when […]

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  • What’s New in Travel to Africa and the Middle East

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    The 2018 Africa and Middle East Focus gives travel advisors an update on the latest immersive experiences in Southern and East Africa as well as the trending new hotels in the Middle East. Additionally, readers can access targeted supplier sales information, from safaris to luxury hotels to river cruises. Immersive Experiences East and Southern Africa have long been the ultimate bucket list destinations and […]

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