View of the Nashville Waterfront

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Best cross-country ski races

Cross-country skiing isn’t always about a peaceful Nordic schuss through the woods. The world’s best-known cross-country races have more in common with the New York City Marathon than with a winter jog in a park. They can include thousands of participants and even more spectators. Long and arduous, these races bring together the world’s best cross-country skiers and amateurs behind the same starting line. From Sweden and Japan to the US and Canada, these are the cross-country ski races to hit...
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LivSpace expands into Chennai and Pune, adds 200 designers

Personalized interior design platform LivSpace will now expand into Chennai and Pune, and has set aside Rs 40 crore for the expansion. The funds will be used for customer acquisition, launching design centres, and getting more designers and vendors onboard. 200 designers have joined the platform... ...
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A splosh in Palenque

We dont have anything on our agenda today. We are waiting on news as my dad is back in hospital with a suspected heart attack so we really dont want to go far.I go to the bakery for a couple of rolls for lunch and a croissant for breakfast. I als
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I took a walk in the direction of the Eiffel Tower… Closed? (See top picture.) No, but more difficult to access. The works are still ongoing, but the Tour Eiffel is now surrounded by an anti-intrusion wall - partly steel, partly bullet-proof glass. An estimated cost of 20 million € (23 million US$). For the moment you can get into the area just after a security control, but it has been said that in the future you may need a pre-purchased ticket to the Tower in order to...
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Travel News: November 22, 2018

Competition propels global airlines into smaller cities In recent months, global carriers such as British Airways and Norwegian Air have added new flights to Pittsburgh, Oakland, Providence and Fort Lauderdale, according to OAG, a firm that collects and distributes airline schedules. “If you go to a smaller city, on one hand, there might be less competition,” he said. “That’s good, from an airline’s perspective. But on the other hand, there might be less demand, and that’s bad.”...
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How Much do Photographers Make on Travel Photography?

The biggest question with any of the arts is, “can I actually make money doing this?” Most photographers are absolutely in love with their hobby, but many strive to make photography more than just that—a career. Well, the short answer is yes; however, there are more than one ways to go about this. So, how much do photographers make in the travel world? Having the Right Gear When learning how to get into photography, the first step is knowing what you’ll need. Here are the basics. – DSLR camer...
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Shuttle service from Malaga airport, without setbacks and without risks

The last thing you want after a long, and possibly stressful flight is to arrive and have to worry about getting some kind of transport to take us to our the hotel. It is so important to have reassurance that you are using a responsible service. With so many people now needing this service, the good news is that many companies have now sprung up to offer transfers. Each one offers something slightly different, so choosing the service that is best for you is very important. How to get from Mala...
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Reasons to visit Nairobi now

Ewaso Nai’ Beri was the name given to the city of Nairobi by the Maasai, the ethnic group of what is now Kenya and northern Tanzania. Today, the “place of cool waters” is a thriving African capital — with incredible wildlife sites, rich cultural history, and a lively arts and music scene. The Kenyan city is poised to become one of the biggest cultural hotspots in the entire world, and considering Kenya Airways just launched the first direct flight between the US and Nairobi via New York’s JFK...
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As Low as 32,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Europe and Other Deals: Delta Weekly Award Sale November 22 2018

Redeem as few as 32,000 SkyMiles for round-trip flights seated in the economy class cabin on Delta Air Lines — plus pay between $51.00 and $185.00 in taxes and fees — for travel between the 48 contiguous United States and Europe from Tuesday, January 15, 2019 through Sunday, March 31, 2019, by when all travel must be completed… …but you must... The post As Low as 32,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From Europe and Other Deals: Delta Weekly Award Sale November 22 2018 appeared first on The Gate.
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Sun 18 Wed 21 November Day 23 to 25 Chichicastenango Panajachel Lake Atitlan Guatemala

Sun 18 Wed 21 November Day 23 to 25 lta nameHlk530352024gtChichicastenango Panajachelltagt Lake Atitlan After breakfast we left Antigua and drove towards Guatemala's most famous market town Chichica
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Penn & Teller – the cookie trick explained – Chris Rose’s clever palming of the cookie inside a hanky

My readers know that I take a keen interest in magic. Not only is it an interest out of curiosity but a deeply scientific interest – since magic is the ONLY way that “religious miracles” have occurred throughout history, and if you can’t understand magic, you WILL be made into at TOTAL BLITHERING FOOL by […]
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Your vehicle needs this holiday road-trip maintenance checklist

This Thanksgiving, AAA projects that roughly 48.5 million Americans will travel by automobile or more towards their destination. That’s the highest volume in over 12 years. Before you head out, make sure your vehicle is ready to go by checking this quick holiday road-trip checklist. If needed, make an appointment to have your car looked at by a professional mechanic. Quick Road-Trip Checklist Battery: Measure It’s Strength Car batteries draw more energy while operating in the winter months. ...
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Can You Change to an Open, Empty Seat on a Plane? It Depends on the Airline

United, American, and Southwest take very different approaches to passengers changing seats. On Southwest their boarding process makes it a free for all. American flight attendants are Switzerland. And United's are the tax man. Continue reading Can You Change to an Open, Empty Seat on a Plane? It Depends on the Airline...
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The Morning Of The Mo is a surf contest that celebrates a time when the shorts where tight, Mo’s were thick and the surfing was smooth. Competitors battle it out under the guise of an alter ego, in one part surf contest, one part dance off. The event is broken into two categories – there’s the surfing contest and then there’s the evening event, which is the dance off. Winning the surf event is only part of the deal. To be the overall champion you must arrive in character at 7 am and hold that ch...
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Snowdon Mountain Railway in Wales

There are some pretty iconic and picturesque train journeys out there, including the famous Trans-Siberian, New Zealand’s TranzAlpine Railway, and Australia’s Ghan, but when it comes to UK train travel, it doesn’t get more exciting than the Snowdon Mountain Railway. Whereas other rail journeys can take days or even weeks, the Snowdon Mountain Railway in northwest Wales only spans 4.7 miles and takes two and a half hours. It begins in the village of Llanberis and embarks upon a 3,500-foot cl...
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5 of the most romantic things to do in Croatia

Croatia is a beautiful holiday destination for families and couples alike. For couples, Croatia can offer some fantastic activities for lovers that will set the mood and see Cupid aiming his bow and arrow straight towards the pair of you.  Whether you have chosen Croatia as your honeymoon destination or just heading over to have […] The post 5 of the most romantic things to do in Croatia appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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Hawaii losing one of its two dairy farms, Caldwell vetoes condo bill, hotel occupancy down, Big Island vacation rental bill passes, Maui affordable housing breaks ground, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Big Island Dairy, Facebook page photo Big Island Dairy owners confirmed Tuesday that they will discontinue dairy and milk processing operations at the Ookala facility for financial reasons. Tribune-Herald.One of two of the state's only dairies is closing. Big Island Dairy has announced it's ending operations in February next year. KHON2.Embattled Big Island Dairy Farm Plans To Shut Down. A lawsuit filed last year alleged repeated spills and runoff of cattle manure, cattle urine and other ...
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Master Packing List for Adventure in Thailand

Thailand’s reputation as a backpacker haven is derived from its incredible hospitality, navigable public transportation, cheap food and accommodation, relaxed take on life, and exotic adventures. Luckily, Thailand is just as easy to pack for as it is to explore. With some foresight and restraint, you can prepare efficiently the first time around! Here are my tried and true packing tips for living out of one 50-L backpack. These methods got me through one month of travel in Thailand in September,...
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Dubai's Worst-Performing Stocks Indicate Mounting Local Woes - Bloomberg

Dubai's Worst-Performing Stocks Indicate Mounting Local Woes - Bloomberg:Contractors, retail operators, theme parks and financial-services companies are among those that exemplify some of the pillars of Dubai’s economy. But they’re also the biggest losers in its stock market this year.Shares of Drake & Scull International PJSC, Marka PJSC, DXB Entertainments PJSC and Amlak Finance lost at least 47 percent so far in 2018, more than twice the average of the main local stock index, which is headed ...
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Big Cities Chicago Wednesday 2017 May 17

Our lecture this morning was about the historic power brokers of Chicago no one has really mentioned anybody after about the 1950s. Maybe thats the design of the tour to avoid political controversy because there were and are some very controversi
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Day 48 Lauca National Park Parinacota Volcano

Up earlier than we needed to be this morning so it was very relaxed. Met a nice Swiss couple Helen and Henry who do a lot of traveling. They have spent quite a lot of time in Australia as well. We left the hotel on schedule at 0900 and drove back into L
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The GCC’s pension systems are ripe for reform - The National

The GCC’s pension systems are ripe for reform - The National:Providing generously for retirement is a source of pride for the region, but funding a financially secure future is an expensive proposition for any government.With most of the world shifting to a defined contribution system, that places the onus on the individual to save and provide for their future, the GCC still relies on a defined benefit system – where the income is guaranteed until death.These generous policies for the local popu...
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We’re #1! The World’s Largest Aviation Markets

The U.S. is the world's aviation largest market -- by a lot. The EU as a whole is larger than Chinese market. The UK is the biggest aviation market in Europe, so perhaps Brexit will be what causes China to grow larger than Europe. Japan is a bigger market than India, though a decade from now will that still be the case? India has nearly doubled in the past seven years. (So has China.) Continue reading We’re #1! The World’s Largest Aviation Markets...
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Abu Dhabi index extends losses

Abu Dhabi index extends losses:The Abu Dhabi index closed half a per cent lower due to continued weakness in heavy weights like First Abu Dhabi Bank and Etisalat. The Dubai index stabilised.The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange General index closed 0.4 per cent lower at 4,970.88. FAB closed nearly 1 per cent lower at Dh14.34. Etisalat closed 0.12 per cent higher at Dh16.94.The Dubai Financial Market general index closed 0.24 per cent higher at 2,756.69. Arabtec shares closed 1.79 per cent higher at ...
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Inspiring Villas for luxury holidays in Thailand’s Koh Samui and Phuket

Inspiring Villas have over 200 luxurious villas in Koh Samui and Phuket, two of Thailand’s most beautiful and serene locations. They provide the perfect base to experience Thailand’s vibrant colours: turquoise lagoons, orange-robed Buddhist monks and vivid pink sunrises. Ideal locations for discovering the very best of all that Thailand has to offer, the fabulous […] The post Inspiring Villas for luxury holidays in Thailand’s Koh Samui and Phuket appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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Saudi Arabia's Wealth Fund Said to Plan Health-Care Investments - Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia's Wealth Fund Said to Plan Health-Care Investments - Bloomberg:Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is planning investments in the kingdom’s private health-care services and hospitals as it seeks to modernize domestic infrastructure, people familiar with the matter said.The Public Investment Fund may appoint an adviser in the near future to help identify investment opportunities, the people said, asking not to be identified as the deliberations are private. The plan may require bill...
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Japan Tokyo Tour

After a very Long travel from Los Angeles we finally arrived at HAN airport our flight was long but Delta airlines was excellent . Time changes are always difficult for us but a big whole day tour in the morning will show us all. Japan having a population
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UAE's Mubadala sovereign fund to open Moscow office next week- RIA | ZAWYA MENA Edition

UAE's Mubadala sovereign fund to open Moscow office next week- RIA | ZAWYA MENA Edition:The United Arab Emirates' Mubadala sovereign wealth fund will open an office in Moscow next week, the RIA news agency cited the head of the office as saying on Wednesday. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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5 Ways to Find the Best Deals on Cruises

Budgeting on a trip isn’t always about limiting the amount of money you spend but rather allocating it smartly. Going on a cruise is already in itself a smart choice. Cruises are all-inclusive and are priced to get you the most value for your money. For some, this option is a much more affordable way to travel versus traveling independently, booking individual hotels, tours, etc. What’s better is that these days cruise deals are becoming easier and easier to come by. Below, you’ll find some of ...
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