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Suisse, Neuchâtel

11h Sur les bord du lac Copyright Jacques Witt [Author: Jacques Witt]
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20 Fun and Interesting Things to Do in Los Angeles with Kids

LA is the second biggest city in the USA, and as a visitor it seems like there are endless things to do in Los Angeles with kids! Over the years we’ve been able to visit Los Angeles several times. Firstly solo, then as a couple, and now with our two daughters, Kalyra and Savannah. To be honest we weren’t initially big fans, and it’s taken a while for LA to grow on us. Sometimes you have to visit a place a second or third or even forth time before you can appreciate it. I think it’s because we c...
Tags: Travel, Usa, New York, Hollywood, Beyonce, California, Jay Z, La, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Chicago, Katy Perry, House, Connecticut, San Diego


Intercontinental Cartagena: No History, but Seaside Sunsets

There are several distinct lodging areas of Cartagena, Colombia to choose from and they can make a big difference in how you experience this historic port city. One of the best if you want to be on the water, with a big room, is the Intercontinental Cartagena that we reviewed recently. Many foreigners who come to Cartagena are coming for the history, the atmosphere, the architecture, and cobblestone streets. Others don't need to spend all day and night there though and would rather have a large...
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Labyrinth Canyon

We had launched and rigged up the boat shortly after we arrived at the Wahweep Campground. We had been prepared to see that the lake was low as I keep track of it from a website but we were still shocked to see it in person. This is a different body of w
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The road to Machu Picchu

This has certainly been a spectacular 3 months for us. Quito Galapagos Selva Amazon Lodge Cuenca BarrancoLima now 12 days on the road to Nazca and beyond.The schedule is hectic. Many days start at 5.30am and involve plenty of walking climbing a
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How to Be Responsible to the Environment with Green Traveling

How to Be Responsible to the Environment with Green Traveling How to Be Responsible to the Environment with Green traveling is about adopting green practices to reduce the circulation of chemicals like carbon and plastics, which can destroy the environment. If you practice green at home, you should also carry on your practices when you are traveling abroad. Doing so allows you to contribute your part to the environment by reducing your carbon footprint. Avoid Taking Public Transportation that Em...
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UKE NIGHT THU 28 March from 6:30pm Club Mullum

If you’re a beginner ukulele player, Miss Amber and Stukulele have a UKE NIGHT just for you. Come and strum along to simple songs with easy chords and be part of the a massive ukulele orchestra as your favourite tunes are lead by the UKE NIGHT band featuring Rod Coe on Bass, Jaimie Pattugalin on drums with special guest Chris Cook on other stringed things with special guest vocalist – Country Music Queen Clelia Adams. The ‘Back to Basics’ songbook is available through www.ukemullum.com. Great fu...
Tags: Travel, Culture, Festivals & Events, Chris Cook, Byron Bay, Stukulele, Rod Coe, Clelia Adams, Jaimie Pattugalin


Vegan food tours around the world

Veganism isn’t just for incense-burning yogis anymore. Now, your bro who went a little too hard in Vegas comes back talking about, “I’m going vegan for a few weeks; I need to clean out,” like he’s pledging to take up running. Even the fried chicken joint on the corner has a little section of its menu dedicated to vegan options. So maybe it shouldn’t come as a complete surprise that there are entire vacation packages based around sampling vegan cuisine. Thanks to Vegan Food Tours, the first co...
Tags: Travel, UK, Texas, London, Australia, California, India, Africa, Israel, US, Sacramento, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Barcelona, Iran, Rome


Boeing 737 MAX emergency landing

The saga of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft continued Tuesday when a plane operated by Southwest Airlines reported an engine problem en route from Florida to California. The plane landed safely, albeit about 2,500 miles from its intended destination of Victorville, California. Thankfully no passengers were on board this plane as it was being ferried by another aircraft to Southwest’s storage facility and not in service. The airline reportedly owns 34 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and has moved 15 of th...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Indonesia, California, Ethiopia, Faa, Boeing, Southwest Airlines, Emergency Landing, Max, All, Southwest, Seattle Times, Orlando International Airport, Victorville, Victorville California


San Diego’s Sycuan Casino Resort includes INTELITY Platform in $260 Million Expansion

INTELITY™, the provider of the travel industry's broadest enterprise guest engagement and staff management platform, announced today its complete hospitality platform is now incorporated into the $260 million expansion of San Diego's Sycuan Casino Resort, which opens March 27, 2019.
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Sake etiquette and traditions

If you’ve only ever tried sake at cheap sushi restaurants, you’d be forgiven for thinking that all sake is meant to be served hot and taken as a shot. But if you want to be taken seriously on your next trip to Japan, or even your local Japanese restaurant, you need to understand that sake is just as complex as any whiskey or wine. And more importantly, that the etiquette of drinking it in no way involves yelling “sake bomb!” and banging on the table until a shot of sake falls off of chopstick...
Tags: Travel, Japan, New York City, US, All, Sake, Chris Johnson, Julia Boyd, Nomi, Ginjo, Rawpixel, Joly, Sake Etiquette, Sake Rituals, Sake Traditions, Jessica Joly


Stupid Tip of the Day: Check Your Hotel Room Thoroughly Before Checking Out. Otherwise…

Whether an exceptionally relaxing stay at a hotel property topped off a successful trip or you are frantically trying to catch a flight to your next destination, forgetting something in your room after you have already departed can range from mildly irritating to a substantially critical mistake. Remember that you are dealing with... The post Stupid Tip of the Day: Check Your Hotel Room Thoroughly Before Checking Out. Otherwise… appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Advice, Hotels And Lodging


Crossing the Gobi Desert

R We left the hotel bags stuffed with products from the Mongolian supermarket and a packed breakfast our hotel had insisted on giving us. A 15 minute walk along quiet roads brought us back to Ulaanbataar station. Our train was at 0730. This time it was
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Preparing for our vacation

Back in 1994 we took our 1st ocean cruise. Fast forward to today and it is almost time for us to take our 21stcruise. On some of our previous cruises we have done some really unusual things like riding an overgrown wicker basket down
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Pharo Hedge Fund Returns #Saudi Cash After Khashoggi Murder - Bloomberg

Pharo Hedge Fund Returns Saudi Cash After Khashoggi Murder - Bloomberg:A hedge fund has told investors it returned money to Saudi Arabia following the murder of columnist Jamal Khashoggi, according to people with knowledge of the matter.The move is a rare rebuke to one of the world’s most influential investors. Pharo Management (UK) LLP in December gave back about $300 million that it had previously managed for the kingdom’s central bank Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority, known as SAMA, one of th...
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Back To Brunswick Hot Rod Run 2019

Friday July 12 at 9am, Brunswick Heads NSW Three day event in Brunswick Heads – Show and shine, poker run and a good weekend all around.   The post Back To Brunswick Hot Rod Run 2019 appeared first on Byron Bay Blog.
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Emirate of #Sharjah to raise $1bln with seven-year sukuk - source | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Emirate of Sharjah to raise $1bln with seven-year sukuk - source | ZAWYA MENA Edition:The emirate of Sharjah, the third-largest constituent of the United Arab Emirates, is set to raise $1 billion in seven-year sukuk, or Islamic bonds, a source familiar with the terms of the transaction said.Sharjah started marketing the paper earlier on Tuesday with a spread of around 180 basis points (bps) over mid-swap, which was later tightened to 155 bps, documents issued by one of the banks leading the deal...
Tags: Travel, United Arab Emirates, Sharjah, Standard Chartered Bank, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


New $33 London-Edinburgh train

Traveling between London and Edinburgh is about to get easier, and cheaper, than ever. A new rail link, slated to open in fall 2021, will bring passengers between the two major cities in just four hours for an average of 25 British pounds, or about $33. (Some fares may be even lower.) Right now, the average journey time between Edinburgh and London is five hours and 30 minutes, and tickets can cost up to $200. The service will be operated by FirstGroup, which has ordered five new electric tra...
Tags: Travel, London, Edinburgh, FirstGroup, Train Travel, Hitachi, All, King 's Cross, London Edinburgh, Edinburgh Train, London Train, London-edinburgh Train, Steve Montgomery First Rail, Stevenage Newcastle


Top traders see oil price sustained by tighter market in second half of 2019 | Reuters

Top traders see oil price sustained by tighter market in second half of 2019 | Reuters:Four of the world’s biggest traders expect the Brent oil price in 2019 to largely linger in the $60s a barrel with a slight rise in the second half of the year due to a tightening market, they said on the sidelines of the FT Commodities Global Summit.Glencore’s head of oil Alex Beard expects Brent to stay in the mid-$60s while Gunvor chief executive Torbjorn Tornqvist saw $60s to low $70s a barrel.“I think the...
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Oil rises 2 percent as tightening supplies take focus | Reuters

Oil rises 2 percent as tightening supplies take focus | Reuters:Oil rose nearly 2 percent on Tuesday as attention centered on geopolitical factors tightening supplies that are leading to falling exports from Venezuela and declining U.S. inventories.Despite concerns about weaker demand due to an economic slowdown, oil prices have risen more than 25 percent this year, supported by supply curbs by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries plus allies, and losses due to U.S. sanctions on...
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MIDEAST STOCKS-Uber-Careem deal boosts #Saudi, real estate hurts #Dubai | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Uber-Careem deal boosts Saudi, real estate hurts Dubai | Reuters:Saudi shares rose on Tuesday boosted by a 10 percent surge in travel operator Al Tayyar Group, a shareholder in ride hailing app Careem which Uber has agreed to buy.Tayyar said it was expecting to make a gross profit of 1.78 billion riyals ($474.64 million) from the transaction, supporting a 0.1 percent gain in the Saudi index.Dubai's index fell 0.7 percent, weighed down by declines across its real estate stocks. Dub...
Tags: Travel, Dubai, Reuters, Emaar Properties, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Emaar Malls, Al Tayyar Group, Tayyar


‘Genius’ Passenger Sets Up Hammock in the Charlotte Airport, Dozes Off

It's only possible to get so comfortable in a gate area. And you don't want to be one of those teenagers hauling around pillows and making camp on the floor. One intrepid traveler decided to hang a hammock Sunday morning in the Charlotte airport. He apparently found it comfortable enough to doze off in. Continue reading ‘Genius’ Passenger Sets Up Hammock in the Charlotte Airport, Dozes Off...
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Shinjuku Tiger: The man and the movie poster

For regular visitors of Shinjuku, the sight of an older fella cycling the streets in a colourful, toy adorned outfit probably won’t come as a surprise. And considering the gentleman in question is Shinjuku Tiger, neither will his ubiquitous tiger mask. Having worn the mask and unique ensemble since 1972, he has understandably become a part of the landscape. In fact, considering how much Shinjuku has, and is changing, he’s arguably one of the entertainment district’s few constants. A factor that ...
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Barcelona Busts Knees and Ankles

Although we were exhausted both Alex and I found ourselves awake at 1 am sweating and unable to sleep. After a bit of flailing about the room in the dark with a phone flashlight we found the thermostat and put the air on. It did such a good job of cooling
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20182019 Argentina Chile Bolivia Per Brasil

14.000 kilometers from Ushuaia Argentina to Belem Brazil by public bus and boat is a dream that comes true.We crossed Argentina from South to North along the Andes and discovered amazing places like Malarge la Mejicana in Chilecito
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Top Travel Accessories For Women

Taking a vacation? Going on a business trip? OR maybe even an AirTrek around the world flight? Ladies, we know the pre-trip dilemma well. What to pack? Traveling with the right accessories can make all the difference in the world. Whether you’re a minimalist packer or you travel with your entire closet, stay ahead of jet lag with this list of travel accessories our travel experts curated! The Away Carry-On  Cost: $225 Meet the perfect carry-on! Sized to fit in the overhead bin of most major air...
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The best things to do in Naples

Naples is usually thought of as a gateway to the beautiful Italian islands that lie a short sail away from its busy port. It’s rarely a destination in its own right. Many cruise tourists come home bemoaning the short time they spent in Naples before getting shuttled to the Amalfi Coast, knocking the city for its crowded streets, dilapidated buildings, and perceived danger — thanks to uptight, outdated guidebooks that would have you believe every person in Naples is out to rob you. Despite th...
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Bekonscot a hidden gem. It is a Model Village.

Thought it was easier to copy from Wikipedia.Bekonscot in Beaconsfield Buckinghamshire is the oldest original
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What Explains China’s Rise? — Part 3

Samuel Johnson (1704 – 1789), the great lexicographer, noted that “knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.”[1] Although I know fancy little about China, I do know where that knowledge can be had. There are very credible experts on the subject of … Continue reading What Explains China’s Rise? — Part 3
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Petition to Marriott on Resort Fees and Elite Benefits and British Airways Flight Lands in Wrong Country

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 Petition to Marriott on Resort Fees and Elite Benefits and British Airways Flight Lands in Wrong Country...
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