20 Places You Should Visit in 2020

2019 is now officially over, thank goodness, and since this is the start of the New Year I thought I would share some of my top travel picks for 2020. Some are obvious choices, others a little more unexpected but all are amazing places to discover for one reason or another. Also, these are in NO PARTICULAR ORDER. I don’t want to see anyone complaining that one destination is ranked higher or lower than another one; they all have my love and admiration. South Africa It’s be...
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Hawaii population slips in latest estimate, auditor suspends OHA audit, most mental patients used meth, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Food court at Ala Moana Center ©2019 All Hawaii News State's Continuing Population Decline Raising More Concerns About Economic Impacts. A new report from the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism highlights the migration of residents during a five-year period using data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey. Hawaii Public Radio.Amid ongoing cost of living woes, Hawaii’s population shrinks for third year. New Census estimates show that Hawaii’s populat...
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The Path Ahead

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The CanadaVisa Study Hub: An Online Portal for International Students and Graduates in Canada

by  Gelek Badheytsang It is estimated that more than 350,000 international students are currently studying in Canada, and this number is on the rise. Many universities and colleges are reporting significant increases in applications from potential international students for 2017. Studying in Canada can open doors to opportunities, not only for working after graduation but also for immigrating permanently. Individuals around the world are eager to take advantage of these opportunities and the ...
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Golwalkar’s visceral hatred for Muslims #3

From Bunch of Thoughts When we say “This is the Hindu Nation”, there are some who immediately come up with the question, “What about the Muslims and the Christians dwelling in this land? Are they not also born and bred here? How could they become aliens just because they have changed their faith?” But the […]
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Aberhani Stepwells Fatehpur Sikri The Drive From Jaipur to Agra

We got an early start today probably too early as it was still dark and foggy when we arrived at Monkey Temple. We decided to have a look anyway as we were here though we couldnt see much. The place was filthy the ground covered in monkey poop and
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St. Augustine Florida December 20 2019

Friday December 20th 2019Day 1So it all started with an episode of Expedition Unknown. Josh Gates introduced his viewers to a little book called The SecretA Treasure hunt. The book was written by Byron Preiss and was a treasure map of sorts. He
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Antigua Guatemala

Antigua is quite close to Lake Atitlan. To arrive to Antigua isnt easy though but we tried to take the easiest way a small travel package boat to Panadol and a shuttle mini bus to Antigua. We had to cross the mountains there I experienced some of the
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Shukuriyaa Maldives

A total of 9 hours with a scale in Dubai but it was definitely worth it.Mal the capital is not a place to stay in the Maldives as there is not much to do there. We just stayed there the last night as the weather was so unpredicable that we were wo
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France 158 Bayeux we have been here before the cathedral the waterwheel and another wonderful museum telling the story of the Battle for Normandy

Bayeux memories of driving in to the city in a car. Memories of seeing the tapestry . Memories of an omlette in a cafe for lunch . It was a Sunday . Odd how you remember exactly the day you were somewhere even years after. . This time we are here about
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Tag 10 Izmir und Ephesus

Ich muss zu meinem Zimmer in Izmir noch hinzufgen auf dieser Reise ist es das kleinste dafr ist das Internet relativ gut. Es ist mehr ein Touristenhotel was sich auch beim Frhstck und den Gsten dazu bemerkbar macht. Nach der Morgenmahlzeit wu
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The first experiences with an unknown country.

Day 89 22.06.19. Saturday.So I'm finally in Slovakia and the people here are so nice and helpful everyone I ask with exeption for a really drunk girl helped me out a lot some even dropped everything they did to help me out trying to find some shelte
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Guernsey Sark

Dear AllGreetings I am currently in my lovely home in London but have just recently completed a mini preChristmas break to the Channel Islands once more. Once more as this time last year I spent a few days on the lovely little Channel Island of J
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France 157 Caen Bus lanes and mad traffica change of war the Battle for Normandy the Abbaye of the women and the abbaye of the men

The trip continues and we move ever onward towards Christmas. The weather apart from the rain and wind of last night is being particularly kind to us . So where in the world is Gabby the motorhome She left her quiet overnight spot and we drove the quiet e
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Day 01 Silkair to Hiroshima June 2019

Sunday 23rd June 2019So here I am back to the Land of Rising Sun this time flying straight into Hiroshima Airport. I curated this trip to explore the SanyoSanin Coast between Hakata and Himeji as far as the Shinkansen could bring me over the
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Will 2020 Be a Happy New Year For You?

This is the bittersweet time of year in which members of frequent travel loyalty programs have mixed feelings: those who have achieved elite level status are thrilled or pleased that they have at least another year to enjoy that status; while others dread checking their membership accounts on January 1 to see that big “goose egg” which indicates that it is yet time again to start over in working to earn and achieve elite level status for yet another year. Those who face that dreaded zero in thei...
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Where I’m At: January, 2020 – Koh Chang edition

Greetings from Koh Chang and happy new year! Here is the first edition for 2020 of Where I’m At – my monthly summary of where I’ve been and site news. Where I’ve Been Here’s a summary of where I’ve been in December. Follow me on Instagram for where I’m at right now. Tra Vinh View this post on Instagram In addition to the many Khmer temples in Tra Vinh, there is a cathedral, a mosque, and a Cao Dai te...
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Golwalkar’s visceral hatred for Muslims #2

Here’s more from A Bunch of Thoughts It has been the tragic lesson of the history of many a country in the world that the hostile elements within the country pose a far greater menace to national security than aggressors from outside. Unfortunately, this first lesson of national security has been the one thing, which […]
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Replacing the Worst Gate In America

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 Replacing the Worst Gate In America...
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Giving up booze could leave enough cash for a Caribbean holidayGiving up booze could leave enough cash for a Caribbean holiday

Useful info to encourage your clients during Dry January
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Brits would forgo complimentary food and drink for cheaper air seatsBrits would forgo complimentary food and drink for cheaper air seats

In-flight magazines would be the first to go
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2019 In Review! What Did YOU Like Reading About in 2019?

Oh 2019 you really threw me for a loop! What was definitely my most challenging adult year was peppered with super highs and super lows. The only constant was delicious food! Dear Reader, let's take a look into which recipes, restaurants and travel destinations you liked best!
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Luxury Travel on a Budget: Tips to Follow

It sounds a bit anticlimactic to put luxury travel and budget together in the same sentence, right? Well, before you say anything, let me tell you that there are ways to add a bit of luxury in your life as a traveler without spending your budget in one round. The secret stands in the perspective you have on things and how far you’re willing to go in order to get some sparkle in your life. The tips below won’t get you into five-star hotels or luxurious chalets, but they can make your trip mor...
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Happy New Year for 2020, as this blog enters twelfth year of publication via blogger

Image credits Creator: Christian Horz Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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Golwalkar’s visceral hatred for Muslims #1

I have read bits and pieces of Golwalkar in the past. I will now write a book in which I’ll demolish his false nationalism. I’ll occasionally make note of some of his writings on this blog for ready reference for my ongoing research. There are just too many problems with Golwalkar. He MASSIVELY DISTORTS REALITY […]
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Oil posts biggest yearly rise since 2016 - Reuters

Oil posts biggest yearly rise since 2016 - Reuters:Oil prices fell 1% on Tuesday, the last trading day of the decade, but notched the biggest annual gain in three years, supported by a thaw in the prolonged U.S.-China trade war and ongoing supply cuts from major oil producers.Brent gained about 23% in 2019 and WTI rose 34%, their biggest yearly gains in three years, backed by the recent breakthrough in the trade talks and output cuts pledged by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countri...
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Max, The Airplane That Couldn’t Fly

This just seems wrong: a children's book Max, the Airplane that Couldn't Fly. It's about how we're all different, and about overcoming challenges at Boeing. Continue reading Max, The Airplane That Couldn’t Fly...
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New Year 2020

Although the start of a year is an arbitrarily chosen day, sufficient number of people pay attention to the change in the least significant digit of the year that it is best to go along with the hoopla and join in wishing people “A Happy New Year.” A couple of my friends from the Silicon … Continue reading "New Year 2020"
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Passengers Give Up Their Seats So Man Can Get Liver Transplant Just In Time

In January the doctors said McSorley needed to have his affairs in order – but also to “always have hope.” A Delta agent said, “We got you. No matter what, we have you." Continue reading Passengers Give Up Their Seats So Man Can Get Liver Transplant Just In Time...
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Book a One-Way Southwest Flight For As Little As $39 Today

If travel is in your plans for the first half of 2020, then you may want to check out Southwest’s final sale of 2020. The airline is offering deep discounts on some one-way flights today, with flights from the continental U.S. and Hawaii running as low as $39 and flights within the continental U.S. coming in as low as…Read more...
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