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Eco-friendly travel tips

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Traveling is a great opportunity to see the world and experience other cultures. Whether you’re traveling domestically or going abroad, there’s always something to learn when leaving your comfort zone and seeing how people in … Continue reading

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10 New Eco-Friendly Travel Gadgets

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Call us cranky, jealous of yesteryear’s freewheeling jet-setters, or just plain old-fashioned, but these days, “getting away from it all“ just doesn’t feel the same. Courtesy of 2008’s ADD-afflicted world of buzzing BlackBerries, text-messaging iPhones, … Continue reading

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The Middle East: to go or not to go?

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Egypt Travel can now continue as normal. Security has improved significantly. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO, fco.gov.uk): The travel ban has been lifted, but a few warnings are still in place. Avoid public gatherings and … Continue reading

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How to plan a trek along the Abraham Path

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: A new series of walking trails through the Middle East is opening up trekking opportunities in a region more often seen solely as a historical destination. The Abraham Path traces the journey of the Prophet … Continue reading

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The Negev desert wine route

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Like most Middle Eastern deserts, the Negev is usually associated with sand, rock and the odd camel. However, this seemingly dry and arid region in southern Israel is now home to a burgeoning wine route, … Continue reading

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Snow causes more travel and school disruption

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Heavy snow is causing travel problems for a second day, with schools shut, roads closed, and trains – including Eurostar services – cancelled. The cross-Channel train operator said it had cancelled all services due to … Continue reading

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Snow causes travel and power disruption

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: A man has died as severe wintry weather disrupted transport and power supplies across much of the UK. The body of the 27-year-old man was found in deep snow in farmland near Burnley in Lancashire, … Continue reading

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Snow Report: Look north for next season’s top ski destinations

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: The current ski season is in full swing, and still looking good for snow cover almost everywhere, but already news for 2013-14 is starting to appear. The big announcement, so far, is that a new … Continue reading

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Heavy snow and flooding bring travel disruption to UK

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Britain faces a day of severe disruption as heavy snow, flooding and blizzard conditions blight the country. Emergency services are already responding to a surge in weather-related call-outs, with government agencies issuing a string of … Continue reading

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Snowboarders have always copped a raw deal

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: I must disclaim I am a skier but that doesn’t mean I have any more “right” to be on the mountain than a snowboarder. Snowboarders started life as chairlift crashers sneaking into ski resorts after … Continue reading

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Top 5 Air Travel Trends

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: 1. Carbon offsets and carbon neutral flights When I started talking to people about carbon offsets and carbon neutral flights at the beginning of 2007, I usually was greeted by puzzled looks. Now, in the … Continue reading

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Carbon Neutral Flights

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Air travel has long been lambasted, particularly by environmental groups, for the amount of gas emissions that flights release into the atmosphere, and contributing to global warming. There is a growing movement to make a … Continue reading

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Air Travel and the Environment – Climate Crisis, Climate Change and Carbon Taxes

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: The impact of air travel and the environment is increasingly being noted by air travelers and also by airlines. In an effort to reduce the damage caused by air travel, a few airlines are looking … Continue reading

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Air Travel Trends Report

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Whether you think 2012 has been a good or bad year for air travel likely depends on where you stand—or, to be more precise, where you’re flying from. The past two years have seen a … Continue reading

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Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama: A Meaningful Experience

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Every kid’s most fervent dream is to experience what it is like to be an astronaut. The NASA sponsored Space camp in Huntsville, Alabama makes this dream a possibility. The week long programs help the … Continue reading

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Cape Town – City Center Hotels for Every Budget!

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Most of us bring to mind Nelson Mandela or Mel Gibson’s Lethal Weapon 2 when we think of Cape Town, South Africa. But as visitors year round know, the region is an outstanding vacation spot … Continue reading

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Driskill Hotel – a Haunting Experience In Austin Texas

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: This halloween I decided to fly to Austin Texas to hang out with some friends of mine. As a tribute to this mask clad holiday, we decided to stay at the Driskill Hotel, right off … Continue reading

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How to Organize Your European Vacation?

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Friends often ask me to plan their European vacations, and more specifically, their vacation in Paris. Why me? Being a native of Paris I have the inside scoop as to cheap hotels, how to get … Continue reading

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Ibiza And Its Night Life

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Ibiza is famous around the world due to its amazing night life, although it offers several other things as well. This island is one of the most visited ones in the group of the Balearic … Continue reading

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Meeting Montes de Toledo

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Montes de Toledo is located towards the northern area of Castilla – La Mancha in Spain. The Montes de Toledo can be found in the Province of Toledo and is one of the oldest mountainous … Continue reading

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The Rias Altas in Spain

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: The Rias Altas located in Spain are part of a group of larger formations spread within the coast of Galicia, conformed by the Rias Altas and the Rias Bajas. The Rias are estuaries origin when … Continue reading

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Relax In An Orlando Vacation Rental

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Well have you ever stayed in a single hotel room as a family of 4 or more? There is one television to cater for all 4 tastes, one bathroom so you must organise a rota … Continue reading

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On Oregon’s Coast: Lewis & Clark and the Holidays

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: First Time Travel to Europe – Your Six-Month Planning Guide So, you’ve decided that you want to travel to Europe within the next year. Fantastic! Your trip is sure to be an exciting learning experience. … Continue reading

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