Notes on Ben Tre – Coconuts and the bad-ass women of Vietnamese history

Spend time in Southern Vietnam and you’ll soon notice the prevalence of Ben Tre coconuts. This provincial variety is so well known that vendors advertise coconuts as being from Ben Tre to let you know that you are getting a premium coconut. Maybe the Ben Tre Coconut Marketing Authority have got to me, but I do think that Ben Tre coconuts are up there among the best in the world. I recall having coconuts in India and Malaysia and saying to myself that these aren’t as good as the Ben Tre variet...
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10 Famous Places At Which You Can Stay Overnight From the Movies

As with legendary houses from television programs, famous places which we see in the movies become immortalized as well — but although movies are a form of entertainment which provide a temporary escape from reality for us, what if you could actually visit those places and have an experience in them which would create an impact in real life for you? Movie scenes are often set in real places in which you can do much more than merely visit — but imagine spending a night of your life inside any of ...
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UK travel why and where?

For many people in the UK, they are looking to travel overseas in order to see different cultures and of course that bit of sun. However, there are endless locations on the doorstep that need to be visited and are perfect for that quick getaway. Whether this is booking a hotel or travelling in your White Arches caravan, there are so many different places worth visiting and why you do not have to travel afar to experience some of Europe’s top locations. Here we cover two of the leading places fo...
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A Month Docked in Downtown Charleston, SC

Ok.. time to do the time warp again as we get caught up on past due travelogues. This time, we’re taking you back to July. When the temperatures were spiking into the 100s and we decided to take out a sweet monthly spot in a marina right smack dab downtown in the awesome city of […]
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Tokyo Airport Haneda Sky Illumination 2019

Tokyo Airport Haneda Sky Illumination 2019 Tokyo Haneda Airport welcomes you this month of December with “Haneda Sky Illumination 2019”. What is Haneda Sky Illumination? Every December, Haneda Airport Tokyo will feature the Christmas Illumination in both terminals, the International Terminal and Domestic Terminal. For the Haneda Airport Tokyo Domestic Terminal 1 and 2, there is Christmas tree with snowflakes and star ornaments. We didn’t go to the Domestic Terminal 1 so there is...
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Top 5 luxury travel experiences for 2020

As 2019 draws to a close, perhaps you’ve started thinking about your 2020 travel bucket-list? To help inspire, we’ve picked out the very best travel experiences for next year, whether you’re after a luxury rail journey or Arctic adventure. Discover our top picks below. Italy & the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express We all know the Orient Express […] The post Top 5 luxury travel experiences for 2020 appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Sweden, Hotels, India, Thailand, Accommodation, Italy, Rail Travel, South America, Resorts, Ecuador, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe

Food in Barcelona over Christmas and New Year

The Christmas period is a time for family, gifts and seasonal foods. These traditions make up the foundations of Catalan Christmas dishes in Barcelona. The feeling of having your loved ones around the table together, laughing and making memories, would not be the same without some great food to accompany the good times. Barcelona is […] The post Food in Barcelona over Christmas and New Year appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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Peter’s Fan Favorite Photo of the Week — December 11, 2019

Read the full article on at - Peter’s Fan Favorite Photo of the Week — December 11, 2019 Congrats to Clarice, who is this week’s winner of the travel photo contest.   Clarice took this picture on a whale watching excursion in Juneau, Alaska.   She describes the scene, “The light was perfect illuminating the ripples  of water from the whales fin — heaven!!”   And she adds, “Sooo very grateful  to be... The post Peter’s Fan Favorite Photo of the Week — Decembe...
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Get set for set times! You can now view who, when and where each artist will be playing across the national fun-run of Falls shows this summer. Start setting your planners in the official Falls app for your days and nights on the tranquil banks of Lorne, Marion Bay, Byron Bay or Fremantle. Not long now, Falls kicks off in just under three weeks! Download the #fallsfestival app to view and start mapping out your faves: iPhone download Android download Or kick it old school and view the s...
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OPEC sees small 2020 oil deficit even before latest supply cut - Reuters

OPEC sees small 2020 oil deficit even before latest supply cut - Reuters:OPEC on Wednesday pointed to a small deficit in the oil market next year due to restraint by Saudi Arabia even before the latest supply pact with other producers takes effect, suggesting a tighter market than previously thought.In a monthly report, OPEC said demand for its crude will average 29.58 million barrels per day (bpd) next year. OPEC pumped less oil in November than the average 2020 requirement, having in previous ...
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Do I need a visa to visit Egypt?

Ever wanted to visit the Pyramids, see the Sphinx or cruise the Nile? Whether you love Egypt’s ancient cities, its bucket-list monuments, its rich history and culture or its beautiful beaches that are perfect for deep-sea diving, you’ll need to know whether you require a visa to travel to this stunning desert land. We caught […] The post Do I need a visa to visit Egypt? appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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Remarkable wonders of Egypt: Aswan and Abu Simbel

Egypt is packed with incredible attractions and locations to visit; one that’s near the top of everybody’s bucket list is Abu Simbel. Most people love to visit Abu Simbel, but it isn’t one of the easiest attractions to reach in Egypt. Abu Simbel is the home of one of the most magnificent monuments – Ramses […] The post Remarkable wonders of Egypt: Aswan and Abu Simbel appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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As Low as 5,000 Mileage Plan Miles Each Way Within the United States: Alaska Airlines Award Sale December 11 2019

Redeem as few as 5,000 Mileage Plan miles for one-way flights marketed by Alaska Airlines and operated by Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air, SkyWest or PenAir — plus $11.20 in taxes and fees — for travel seated in the economy class cabin on select routes within the continental United States between Tuesday, January 7, 2020 through Wednesday, March 11, 2020… …but you must... The post As Low as 5,000 Mileage Plan Miles Each Way Within the United States: Alaska Airlines Award Sale December 11 2019 appea...
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Podcast: If Only's Andy Freeth talks about 'left-field' sale to Portman Travel

And discusses the impact of Thomas Cook's collapse
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Liverpool airport still closed; all flights cancelledLiverpool airport still closed; all flights cancelled

Passengers advised to contact their airlines
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Over 50s specialist Saga appoints new chief executiveOver 50s specialist Saga appoints new chief executive

Former Superdry boss to start next month
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Cruise lines return to DominicaCruise lines return to Dominica

Marella Celebration was the first to dock
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Airports With the Worst Delays

Read the full article on at - Airports With the Worst Delays It’s that time of year, and forewarned is forearmed, especially in the tough weather winter months.   And it pays to know which United States airports are the most weather delayed. In the last 10 years, there have been 10 delayed airports with the worst delays.   At number 10, it’s Houston, which had more... The post Airports With the Worst Delays appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
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Helpful Guide to Annual Travel Insurance (Is it really worth it?)

Yes. Epic year ahead. You know it as you already have atleast three opportunities to travel. School reunion #ThisCouldBeFun. Beachside cabanas in the Bahamas #Chillax. And a very important business presentation in Tokyo #TackOnAFewExtraDays Three very different travel destinations and experiences, yet equally worth pursuing. You’re going to do it. Because why not? Life is meant to be lived glamorously. Who knows you could even fit in a couple more vacations throughout the year. Anything is possi...
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Honda Freed Hybrid: The Ultimate Car Overview

The Japanese automakers have long been considered to stand at the forefront of innovation. Collaborating with today’s technology, Honda has manufactured a state-of-the-art hybrid minivan dubbed Honda Freed Hybrid. The Freed series has been produced in 2009, and today, in a world calling for less carbon emissions and carbon footprints, the automakers have heard the callings of millions around the globe, bringing to them a hybrid of the popular family car – the Honda Freed. About the Honda Fr...
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Earn 3,000 World of Hyatt Points Per Stay 2019 at Small Luxury Hotels of the World Properties

You can earn 3,000 World of Hyatt points per eligible paid stay at greater than 300 Small Luxury Hotels of the World hotel and resort properties through Monday, March 2, 2020... ...but you must... The post Earn 3,000 World of Hyatt Points Per Stay 2019 at Small Luxury Hotels of the World Properties appeared first on The Gate.
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Chloe Wiegand's parents announce lawsuit against Royal Caribbean in toddler's fatal fall

The parents of Chloe Wiegand, the toddler who died from a cruise ship fall, is calling for for safer windows on luxury ocean liners.          [Author: Indianapolis Star]
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Best Tropical Destinations to Visit in 2020

Amazon is just one of the many destinations that you can reach by choosing a cruise as your next trip. Every year, an increasing number of travelers decide to visit beautiful places, such as South America and Asia. In fact, in most cases, a cruise is the best and most convenient way to get there. Many of these places are gorgeous and deserve a visit, yet you may have never heard of them, such as the Maluku Islands. For this reason, we have listed the most high-rated tropical destinations that yo...
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Les signes qui ne trompent pas pour savoir si on est amoureux

Vous vous demandez quelle est la nature de vos sentiments envers une personne en particulier ? Est-ce simplement de l’affection, ou ressentez-vous des sentiments plus profonds à son égard ? L’amour n’est pas aussi simple qu’il n’y parait, et parfois, il est difficile de discerner sa présence. Vous pourrez apprécier quelqu’un fortement, sans pour autant … L’article Les signes qui ne trompent pas pour savoir si on est amoureux est apparu en premier sur Nuit Debout.
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Sea to Sky Highway – Vancouver to Whistler Highlights

The Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler is a short drive by road trip standards, but it is filled with so many sights and stops, it can take days to truly explore. Having lived in Vancouver, we drove this epic road many times in our lives, but it wasn't until we revisited as […] Read the original post Sea to Sky Highway – Vancouver to Whistler Highlights on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.
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Referring Personal Data Protection Bill to Joint Committee is brazen disregard for IT Committee: Shashi Tharoor tells Lok Sabha speaker

Sending the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, to a Joint Select Committee instead of the Standing Committee on IT is a “brazen disregard for the Standing Committee”, and will make the IT Committee ineffective, Congress’ Shashi Tharoor, who heads the IT Standing Committee, said in a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. Tharoor has […] ...
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