Category: Travel

  • The 5 Best Places to Travel in August

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    End your summer on a high note with a getaway to one of the most breathtaking destinations across the globe. Whether you’re in search of relaxation by a lake or a trek to the top of a volcano, or want to catch a festival with *all* the florals or a weekend full of music, the spots below just go to show […]

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  • 5 free apps to help make vacationing with friends easier

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    The last thing you want to do when you get home from an epic vacation with friends is spend time logging receipts into a spreadsheet to calculate each person’s share of the costs. And as it turns out, you don’t have to anymore. While the solo travel trend is on the rise, about two-thirds of […]

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  • Travel Bargains On Amazon Prime Deal Day

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    Happy July 16, better known as Amazon Prime Day! Amazon has actually created the 36-hour day. Prime Day extends from Monday, July 16 at 3PM EST until end of day Tuesday, July 17 (for those on the East Coast, 3 a.m. Wednesday) for your shopping pleasure. (Deals may sell out and you may get an […]

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  • The 10 Best Airbnb Experiences That Let You Travel Like a Local

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    As much as we love going to a good theme park or seeing city hot spots, there’s something to be said about escaping the crowds and experiencing an unfamiliar place like the locals do. Airbnb, through their Experiences (there are now 13,000 of them in almost 180 cities), has given travelers the opportunity to do once-in-a-lifetime things in some of the most […]

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  • A Best-Kept Luxury Travel Secret on the Mediterranean:Turkey

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    “The next [fill in the blank]” and “like [hotspot of choice] 20 years ago” are two of the bigger clichés in travel writing. And yet, sometimes clichés are clichés for very good reason: In this case, it’s an evocative way of explaining how Alaçati still has the innocence, charm and incredible beauty of a Turkish […]

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  • Health Insurance Matters: Travel to the Moon

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    Returning from the moon in July 1969, what did the Apollo 11 crew declare on a U.S. customs form? If you’re traveling abroad, there’s a lot to do before you leave. There are suitcases to pack, an itinerary to plan, and perhaps a passport to renew. We want you to have a fun trip, so […]

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  • A local’s guide to Edinburgh: 10 top tips

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    The Scottish capital’s big draw is its festivals but the quieter corners are alive year round – with stylish cafes and bistros, moody bars and thriving art spaces Dovecot Gallery and Tapestry Studio The Infirmary Street Baths, built in 1885, were the first public swimming baths to open in the Scottish capital, with the aim […]

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  • Business meets leisure: 6 days in Beijing

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    Later this year, Beijing will host the world’s leading China-Europe business event, the International Capital Conference. This is one of many indicators of the spectacular city’s growing popularity as a meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions (MICE) destination. It has already attracted global and regional events — linking stakeholders from all over the world at APEC, The […]

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  • The Top 10 Destinations for a Perfect Summer Getaway, According to Meteorologists

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    Weather experts weigh in on the locales that are prime for exploring in the summer. Knowing when to visit a destination can make all the difference, both for having a comfortable vacation (read: not during rainy season) and for making sure you don’t miss out on the prime activities and events. To highlight the destinations […]

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  • The five countries that set world culture

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    Rather than military, political or economic might, it’s the culture of these countries that most strongly impacts the wider world. Global influence is often measured by military, political or economic might, but for some countries, it’s the strength of the culture – its food, fashion or entertainment – that most strongly impacts the wider world. […]

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