Once round the block in Mrida

Today is earmarked for exploring Mrida it looks as if it will take all of 5 minutes and sussing out where everything is for exploring the region over the next few days.We get up quite late around 9am and go out for breakfast. We both have fried e
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South Island Milford Rain and Wildlife

3 to 6 th NovemberRainy grey days dont stop us and as the weather changed we put on our layers and boots and set off from Lake Wanaka on our way to Queenstown and I knew a nice little place for a walk. I had visited Diamond Lake last time in the sun
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Black Friday and Cyber Week Deals 2018 of Online Travel Agencies

There is still time to take advantage of some deals offered for Black Friday and Cyber Week for 2018 from the online travel agencies — and although the deals may arguably be not all that great, I have taken advantage of them in the past; and they did help save me some money. The list of online travel agencies is as follows... The post Black Friday and Cyber Week Deals 2018 of Online Travel Agencies appeared first on The Gate.
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Ferry crashes into San Francisco’s Ferry Building

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say a ferry boat carrying 53 passengers crashed into a dock at San Francisco’s famed Ferry Building, causing injuries to two people onboard. A spokeswoman for Golden Gate Ferry told the Marin Independent Journal the ferry coming from Larkspur sustained damage following Friday afternoon’s crash. Priya Clemens says the cause […]
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NOVEMBER 17 2018 Today is our second day in Winnipeg. We arrived yesterday evening after uneventful flights via Minneapolis. It was cold when we got here. A representative from Natural Habitat was at the airport to meet us. We have met s Dutch cou
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New federal climate report: Hawaii impacts severe and already here

Climate change isn't coming; it's already here. A new national report lays out the many ways in which the Hawaiian Islands are already in the grip of severe changes, from our nearshore waters to our highest peaks. The short version: Fresh water supplies are threatened in multiple ways; Coastlines are eroding and rising salt water is damaging coastal infrastructure; Fisheries are seeing lower yields; Wildlife is disappearing. The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II, prepared ...
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3 Reasons to Get Citi’s New No Annual Fee AAdvantage Card

Citibank's new no annual fee AAdvantage MileUp℠ card just launched this summer. Like United's and Delta's no annual fee offerings it will not include travel benefits like early boarding or free checked bags. However it will offer full mileage earning. And this one is uniquely good for a no annual fee product. In fact there are 3 main reasons to get this card. Continue reading 3 Reasons to Get Citi’s New No Annual Fee AAdvantage Card...
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10 Reasons I am Thankful for Travel

10 Reasons I am Thankful for Travel In this season of giving, I've been thinking about all the gratitude I have for travel and how it has In this season of giving, I've been thinking about all the gratitude I have for travel and how it has enriched our lives in so many ways. I am so, so grateful we chose to raise our daughter Mozart this way, as a digital nomad and trilingual, so that the whole world is her home. Like the photo of her at five above playing deep in the Sahara Desert in...
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The lure of the steelhead

For any serious steelheader, the rivers of the Skeena drainage are Valhalla.
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Brutal beauty on the Three Capes Lodge Walk – a picture essay

A new private hiking trip through the Tasman national park, starting at Denmans Cove and finishing at Fortescue Bay, is worth every effortStanding on the top of the Blade, looking out over Tasman Island as the waves crash against the rocky cliffs below, the realisation that I’m close to the very edge of the world rushes over me. In that moment, I feel small and very isolated. With that vast view ahead and only the trees behind me, I take a few deep breaths and try to steady my racing heart. I’m ...
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Day 8 Departure to another new day 1

Another first day first days are the hardest. It is new unknown and unpredictable. It creates a combination of anxiety and excitement which feel very similar. So today I was either a belly full of excitement or anxiety. Normally I would say excitement
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Day 6 Random happenstance

Last night we were talking about our museum visits and realized tomorrow today was Armistice Day celebration of the end of WWI. In fact it was the 100year celebration of the end of WWI. A little research led to Beyond the Deepening Shadow memorial a
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Day 7 Connection

We went to the Tate Museum a contemporary art museum. The exhibits that stood out were women empowerment in artmedia the contradiction between media connection and interconnectedness and an interactive piece on immigration. The immigration piece had
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CubaNovember 2018

If both beauty and decay can exist in one place Havana is that. Cuba was our Thanksgiving vacation destination for 2018. We have been wanting to visit Cuba since the travel restrictions were relaxed in 2015. While restrictions on travel have been
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Dubai property market should find its own solution for oversupply

Dubai property market should find its own solution for oversupply:In recent weeks, there appears to have been a plethora of commentary suggesting that the government should take measures to halt the supply of real estate. This has contributed to a flood of negative media that has captured the attention of commentators who are concerned about the current state of the economy.I find these reactions to be incredulous; the focus appears to always be on the government interfering with the state of th...
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Vacation rental business growing, Honolulu council candidate asks Supreme Court for recount, Western governors to meet in Kona, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii beach scene ©2018 All Hawaii News Isle B&Bs, vacation rentals see double-digit growth. Hawaii’s bed-and-breakfast accommodations and vacation rental homes saw double-digit growth in 2017. Star-Advertiser.State economic growth downgraded. Hawaii’s extraordinary run of economic expansion, now in its ninth year, paused briefly earlier this year, according to a new federal estimate that has led state officials to downgrade their annual growth forecast for the local economy. Star-Adve...
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France, L’Haïy-Les-Roses

9h45 François de Rugy sur les toits de la société Eau de Paris Copyright Jacques Witt / Sipa Press [Author: Jacques Witt]
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As Oil Plunges, the Real OPEC Meeting Will Be at Next Week's G20 - Bloomberg

As Oil Plunges, the Real OPEC Meeting Will Be at Next Week's G20 - Bloomberg:For the oil market, it looks like the real OPEC meeting will come a week ahead of schedule.The cartel is set to meet on Dec. 6 in Vienna, but days earlier the key decision makers are set to gather on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires in a meeting that may well decide the direction of oil prices in 2019.Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who lead the world’s two lar...
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Oil plunges nearly 8 percent despite talk of output cut | Reuters

Oil plunges nearly 8 percent despite talk of output cut | Reuters:Oil prices slumped up to nearly 8 percent to the lowest in more than a year on Friday, posting the seventh consecutive weekly loss, amid intensifying fears of a supply glut even as major producers consider cutting output.Oil supply, led by U.S. producers, is growing faster than demand and to prevent a build-up of unused fuel such as the one that emerged in 2015, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is expected to ...
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Abu Dhabi Day 2

Now let me make this quite clear from the start. I had been warned not to drink the water from the tap. Lisa has kindly bought water to drink and to brush our teeth in. Not a drop had passed these lips since arriving. The food has been magnificent and I ha
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With Fuel Down 20% Airlines Can Shut Up About the Price of Oil

Two months ago oil reached the level it had been at in November 2014 -- which itself was one-third off its May 2011 high. However since then the price of oil has been falling -- down about 20% in the past two months. Oil prices began falling within days of US airlines raising checked bag fees claiming this was due to high fuel prices. Continue reading With Fuel Down 20% Airlines Can Shut Up About the Price of Oil...
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Ferry to Saint Petersburg Black Friday 2018 Sale — Save up to 50 Percent

If you intend to fly as a passenger to either Helsinki, Stockholm or Tallinn and want to take a ferry cruise to Saint Petersburg sometime between Friday, November 23, 2018 and Thursday, December 27, 2018, you are in luck… …as St. Peter Line once again currently has a Black Friday sale for... The post Ferry to Saint Petersburg Black Friday 2018 Sale — Save up to 50 Percent appeared first on The Gate.
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Why You Should Ditch Post-Grad Expectations and Travel Instead

Where I come from, travel is something middle to upper-class families do for a week at a time, maybe once a year during the summer when they leave their suburban homes and check into a resort. They certainly don’t pick up at 21 years old and move to a different country, alone. But maybe they should. When I moved to Boston, Massachusetts from the aptly named Littleton, Colorado, everyone in my hometown thought of me as brave, unusual, and a little bit crazy. I was one of twenty students in my g...
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Dutch winter food

Unlike its neighbors to the north, the Netherlands doesn’t become a picturesque snowy wonderland in the winter thanks to a relatively temperate climate. Without the wintry weather, the Dutch rely on other means to make the season feel festive. One of the main ways is through food. There are limited-release gingerbread snacks, fried dough covered in powdered sugar, and a long list of savory, heartwarming meals. These are the uncomplicated winter Dutch foods that you need to know. Pepernoten ...
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Brunch At Silly Tart Kitchen, Kings Cross

Silly Tart Kitchen is a gorgeous oasis from the hustle of the city and Kings Cross. Set in Kellett Street in Kings Cross, tables in the sun dappled, leafy green courtyard are the pick and there's a range of cafe staples with a twist-almost everything is house made or grown on the family farm.
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Scenic route to Multnomah Falls reopens after last summer’s fire

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Transportation has opened a six-mile section of the Historic Columbia River Highway that had been closed since the Eagle Creek Fire in September of 2017. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the section of road between Bridal Veil and Ainsworth State Park opened Friday. Officials say it took that long […]
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Discovering You’re Expecting Identical Twins – From a United Flight Attendant, Plus 80% Off Awards

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Discovering You’re Expecting Identical Twins – From a United Flight Attendant, Plus 80% Off Awards...
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Save 20 Percent on Fairmont Hotels Gift Cards 2018 — Today Only

Save 20 percent when you purchase an electronic gift card which can be redeemed at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts properties — but hurry, as this sale is only in effect until... The post Save 20 Percent on Fairmont Hotels Gift Cards 2018 — Today Only appeared first on The Gate.
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New exhibit to feature empowered women’s footwear, clothing

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s shoes were made for walking over all her New York City congressional district. Now, the campaign footwear worn by the youngest woman ever elected to Congress will be part of an exhibit chronicling how women use fashion for empowerment in endeavors such as politics and civil rights. The Cornell […]
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Virgin Atlantic and Flybe confirm talks

Flybe says Virgin is one of the interest parties
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