Tag: Tourism

  • 5 Best Destinations for a Father-Son Trip

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    By Christopher Thompson Where to go with dad to celebrate Father’s Day, from Jackson Hole to the Scottish Highlands. Last month, we paid homage to our matriarchs with suggestions for the perfect mother-daughter trip for Mother’s Day. Now, as Father’s Day approaches, we’ve gathered our favorite ideas for a father-son (or father-daughter) vacation. Whether your […]

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  • Planning A Green Vacation

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    By Ryan Johnson Those who care about the future of our planet strive to be environmentally conscious in our daily lives. We do our best to recycle, conserve water and electricity, choose natural and locally grown products and make good transportation choices. If we can think about our environmental impact every day, there’s no reason […]

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  • Hawaii expects tourism boost from Japan’s expanded ‘Golden Week’

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    The tourism industry in Hawaii is anticipating a boost from a stretch of Japanese holidays known as “Golden Week” that has been extended this year. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the four national holidays typically held over seven days are a popular time for Japanese tourists to visit Hawaii. This year the holiday period has been […]

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  • Who Killed Tulum?

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    Greed, gringos, diesel, drugs, shamans, seaweed, and a disco ball in the jungle The walls of seaweed first started washing over the white-sand beaches of Tulum, Mexico, in 2015. They came from deep in the Atlantic and across the Caribbean, darkening the neon-blue water. Some of the seaweed was puke brown, while the rest was dark […]

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  • Pollution in Paradise: Is there any hope?

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    “Located almost in the centre of the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii is one of the most isolated, yet populous places on earth. That’s why the majority of environmental issues affecting Hawaii today are related to pressures from increasing human and animal population increasing every year. As the separation between the islands is fairly small and this […]

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  • The Essential Guide to Being a ‘Green Tourist’

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    By Alex Mardikian Hawaii is ecology is becoming increasingly sensitive to the pressures it is facing from its human population. A floating population consisting of tourists adds to the waste and refuse that the island administration has to deal with. It is possible to enjoy Hawaii and contribute to its cleanliness drive.  You can be […]

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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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  • Hawaii Keeps Up Tourism Even with Natural Disasters

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    The battered Hawaiian Islands have managed to keep tourism dollars coming in despite an ongoing volcanic eruption, earthquakes, hurricanes and flooding, according to figures released Thursday. Hawaii’s 2018 woes began with flooding on Kauai in April, followed by earthquakes and eruptions of lava and volcanic gases caused by the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii Island. The […]

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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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  • 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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