Category: Travel

  • Best pizza in every state: TripAdvisor’s top-rated pizzerias

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    There’s always been debate about which country pizza originated from, but one thing’s for sure: Pizza has become a staple of the American diet. Using the tens of thousands of ratings added daily by diners on its review site, TripAdvisor has named the top-rated pizzerias in every state. The list is based on the opinions […]

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  • Europe’s rich history of building – and tearing down – walls

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    I’m so glad borders and walls are out of fashion in Europe. The continent’s many proud nations don’t always get along, but they have learned to respect each other – making it possible for peace to flourish. Historically, though, Europe has a rich past when it comes to wall building. At one point or another, […]

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  • The Case for Disconnecting and Traveling as an Entrepreneur

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    Yes, it’s imperative to work your butt off, but, although it may seem counter-intuitive, it’s also vital to drop everything and travel. I just got back from my honeymoon to Egypt and the Seychelles islands, and it was life-changing. As I flew and traveled to my various destinations, I thought about traveling as an entrepreneur […]

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  • Top 10 countries

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    1. Sri Lanka Sri Lanka is decidedly having its moment in the equatorial sun and change is coming swiftly. Already notable to intrepid travellers for its mix of religions and cultures, its timeless temples, its rich and accessible wildlife, its growing surf scene and its people who defy all odds by their welcome and friendliness after decades […]

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  • The classic California town of Pismo Beach

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    PISMO BEACH, Calif. – For 72 years, folks here have celebrated the town once known as the “Clam Capitol of the World” with a parade, visiting dignitaries and a big Clam Festival. So what if clams dried up here in the 1990s, when fishing enthusiasts caught so many that local restaurants specializing in clam chowder […]

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  • The Bosnians who speak medieval Spanish

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    When Jews fled Spain during the Inquisition, they carried their language with them. Today, Ladino reflects the trajectories of the Sephardic Jewish diaspora, but can it survive? On our way to Sarajevo’s Ashkenazi Synagogue for the Friday evening Shabbat (Sabbath) service, my friend Paula Goldman and I walked down cobblestone streets through the Baščaršija, the […]

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  • The Fourth Invictus Games Have Opened!

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    Prince Harry has opened the Invictus Games in Sydney, where more than 500 competitors will be taking part in 13 sports. It is the fourth Invictus Games to be held, following similar events in London, Orlando and Toronto. The prince, accompanied by the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, a Games ambassador and three athletes, climbed […]

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  • Everything You Need To Know About the Invictus Games 2018

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    At the beginning of 2014, Prince Harry founded the Invictus Games. The event is an international sporting event for injured service men and women. And the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will feature 500 competitors from 18 participating nations. When is the Invictus Games opening ceremony? The Invictus Games opening ceremony will take place on Saturday, […]

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  • THE OLD-WORLD CHARMS OF A NEW-WORLD DESTINATION

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    When I took on a brief to cover Madeira and its wine festival, I wasn’t expecting to be standing up in the back of an open-top jeep plucking passionfruit flowers off their stalks to drink the nectar inside. Nor was I expecting to still be standing in the back of said jeep while we weaved […]

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  • Underrated US National Parks You Should Visit!

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    It’s a turbulent time for many Americans, but the U.S. National Park System (NPS) can act as a uniting force—a reminder that even the most diverse and varied landscapes can join together to form a beautiful country. Over the last year, though, the U.S. government has moved to increase entrance fees to parks and open […]

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