My 22 Favorite Travel Photos From 2019

As hard as it is for me to believe, another year has come and gone and along with it the obligatory reflections on what I’ve seen and what I’ve done. Over the years my travel photography has definitely improved. I’m asked about equipment and other tricks used, but really it’s improved for one reason – frequency. The more photos I take, the more I see what does and does not work and over time the shots have gotten better. So today I thought I’d share my favorite photos from the last year, images ...
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New Year's Day

New Year's Day is not just another day. Though sometimes I wish it were. New Year's Day has a way of getting under my skin pushing up memories of the past years to the surface. New Year's Day feels like someone opens my front door, takes the rug off the floor and shakes it out the window of my being. Buried feelings, promises not kept, ideas that never made it to reality, words said, words not said, paths not taken... As the emotional dust billows overhead I found myself contemplating what need...
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MAKE IT RAIN – FUND THE FIRIES A Bushfire Fundraiser

BOTH SHOWS SOLD OUT Celeste Barber Joins to MC Wednesday Night More Auction Items Added Featuring Across Two Huge Nights Bernard Fanning & Ian Haug, Wolfmother, T’N’T, Tim Rogers, Tex Perkins & The Loose Rubber Band, ARC (members of Spiderbait/You Am I/Jet/Even), Jackson Carroll, Jimmy Willing & The Real Gone Hick-Ups (feat. The Buffalo Gals), Monica Frances The Beach Hotel Byron Bay Wednesday Jan 8 & Thursday Jan 9 ALL TICKET SALES DONATED TO NSW RFS NORTHERN RIVERS AND FAR NORTH COAST BR...
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Bogota calling

From Guatemala City we flew to Bogota Colombia directly no more Central America we thought we were already ready for the South. We didnt know what to expect my first time in South America. At the airport we realised we could take an Ube
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Save Up to 30 Percent in Europe 2020 With IHG Rewards Club

You can save up to 30 percent off of the Best Flexible Rate on rooms at participating hotel and resort properties of most of the brands of InterContinental Hotels Group in Europe through Sunday, May 10, 2020… …but you must... The post Save Up to 30 Percent in Europe 2020 With IHG Rewards Club appeared first on The Gate.
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The 10 Most Popular Cheap Travel Articles and Living Abroad Posts

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Tags: Travel, Long-term Travel, Destination Reports, Travel Bargains, Vacation Deals, International Living/working, Cheap Living Abroad, International Living, Living Abroad, Cheap Latin America Travel, Budget Travel Tips, International Travel, Travel Prices, Around-the-world Travel

The Taj Mahal A Victim of Apathy and Overtourism

The Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in honour of the Persian princess Mumtaz Mahal his beloved third wife who died in 1632 while bearing their 14th child. He poured his energy into creating for her the most beautiful tomb ever built.
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How the 200,000 Mile Spark Miles Bonus Works (And Earns You 300,000 Miles)

Incredibly Capital One® Spark® Miles for Business. has a huge 200,000 mile initial bonus offer: 50,000 miles after $5,000 spend in the first 3 months and 150,000 more miles when you spend $50,000 in the first 6 months from opening your account. This card has a $0 intro annual fee for the first year; $95 after that. This is a limited-time offer. That means your 200,000 miles would be worth $2000 -- or could be transferred to your choice of airline frequent flyer miles. Most of their airline pa...
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Three BA cabin crew killed in Heathrow car crashThree BA cabin crew killed in Heathrow car crash

Fundraiser set up after New Year's Eve tragedy
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Huge power cut ruins 2020 celebrations at UK holiday parkHuge power cut ruins 2020 celebrations at UK holiday park

New Year's Eve party cancelled; guests told to go home
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Cyprus faces 'boycott tourism' campaign after rape caseCyprus faces 'boycott tourism' campaign after rape case

Twitter storm follows conviction of UK woman for public nuisance
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The End of the World

It wasn't really the end of the world but the end of the Pan American Highway which covers 17848kms to Alaska. It ends on a dusty dirt road so I hope the rest of it isn't like this.After an 'average' crossing of Drake Passage again 56 m swells and 4
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Penny-Pinching – 6 Savvy Money-Saving Tips for Travel

Travel is a terrific hobby – but it can be an incredibly expensive one too. So what do you do when you’ve got a relentless passion for globetrotting, but your bank balance is keeping you chained to the same old haunts? The answers lie in our list of six savvy money-saving tips for travel. Enjoy! Use Hopper Flights and accommodation are usually the most usually the most expensive travel costs. And we’ve all had that experience where we’ve forked out on a pricey flight or hotel only to find tha...
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10 Best Things to do in Napier

Lying on the east coast of New Zealand overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the small city of Napier on North Island is a very pretty and pleasant place to spend some time. Known as ‘the Art Deco capital of the world,’ it is full of fabulous buildings that exhibit the distinctive architectural style; over a hundred
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Christmas in Bay of Islands Russel

Finally were off to the beach Russel is a peninsula in the Bay of Islands 34 hours north of Auckland. Its an area of 150 small islands scattered around an area with a rugged coastline amazing beaches and beautiful nature. Almost everywhere you l
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Wrapping up 2019 and Saying Goodbye to Bali

Today we leave for home which is always bittersweet after a great vacation. We are both excited to be back in our own beds watching for Charlie the seal enjoying our awesome home and seeing our friends and family . However leaving the sun smiling loca
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Happy 2020

Back 10-15 years ago when I was the most active on this blog — and was mostly working as a freelancer — I used to kick off each year with a bit of a manifesto, laying out a bunch of new projects I wanted to attack that year. I haven’t done that in quite a long time — my days of organizing independent events, websites, and more are long behind me — but I’m feeling so optimistic about this year that I felt like I wanted to write something. In terms of work, this past year was an exciting o...
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New Cities With 25% and 50% Discounts on Award Travel Between the U.S. And Europe

I like business class awards at a discount, and 50% off premium economy is attractive. It could make sense to connect to Houston if you're in the Midwest or on the West Coast. And of course there are awards between Europe and other cities and regions. In the new Flying Blue program flights connecting beyond Paris or Amsterdam into Europe are generally less expensive than just flying to Paris or Amsterdam so you'll get business class deals for less than published prices here, too. Continue read...
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Modi’s RSS links and photos

We all know that Modi has been an RSS leader. Some photos from the internet (this is a placeholder post – if I find more I’ll upload here):  
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The top 5 destinations to make your New Year’s resolutions a reality

Welcome to 2020! Have you made your resolutions? Popular resolutions relate to becoming a better person, being more generous and showing concerns for others, living life to the fullest, being more environmentally aware, or spending more time with your friends and family. Of course these are fantastic. What would you think if you knew that […] The post The top 5 destinations to make your New Year’s resolutions a reality appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
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Visit to Canary Wharf

Mark has been working at one of the office buildings in Canary Wharf since June 2018. He has been telling me that there are numerous designers shops around Canary Wharf is made me curious so I decided to visit Canary Wharf when he works. I
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Lucky Ali's Biography (The #in2020 Wishlist)

If there’s one thing that I could ask the Universe for #in2020, it would be the opportunity to get to write and direct a film (fiction / documentary / docufiction / any other genre) inspired by the life of Lucky Ali. His music, words, and life have been an inspiration since I’ve known what inspiration is. I have professed my love for him on this blog multiple times (Dec 2012, Aug 2006, Jun 2004). I infact learned how to use a computer while making a fan-website dedicated to him (I've long lost t...
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Warning: Watch Out For This Deceptively Worthless Fee Sneaking Onto Your Hotel Bill

I do not always have a chance to review my folio when checking out of a hotel property because I am pressed for time; so when I returned from a recent trip to review my receipts and folios, one total caught my attention, as it was slightly more expensive than I expected. One of the hotel properties at which I stayed recently was... The post Warning: Watch Out For This Deceptively Worthless Fee Sneaking Onto Your Hotel Bill appeared first on The Gate.
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Gulf Marine Services agrees short-term extension with lenders - The National

Gulf Marine Services agrees short-term extension with lenders - The National:Gulf Marine Services signed an extension to its existing agreement with lenders, allowing the rollover of a $25 million (Dh91.8m) working capital facility and access to a bonding facility "to underpin liquidity and support commercial growth" until the end of January.The Abu Dhabi-based company, which has a fleet of 13 vessels servicing the offshore oil and gas and renewables industries in the Gulf and North West Europe,...
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#Saudi British Bank appoints Lubna Olayan as chairwoman for three-year term - The National

Saudi British Bank appoints Lubna Olayan as chairwoman for three-year term - The National:Saudi British Bank, the kingdom's third-biggest lender by assets, appointed Lubna Suliman Olayan as chairwoman and Hassana Investment Company's Saad Abdul Muhsin Al-Fadhli as its vice-chairman for three-year terms starting from Wednesday.The appointments were made after receiving a notice of no objection by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority, the lender said in a statement on the Tadawul Stock Exchange, w...
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Passenger Asks His Embassy For Help To Escape Bad Airline Food

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 Passenger Asks His Embassy For Help To Escape Bad Airline Food...
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Take Three Round Trips and Get One Free 2020 With Amtrak

You can take three round trips and get one free with Amtrak on Acela or Northeast Regional during its 1-2-3 FREE promotion of 2020. The qualifying round trips — which consist of six qualifying one-way trips — must occur from... The post Take Three Round Trips and Get One Free 2020 With Amtrak appeared first on The Gate.
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Adventures in Oman

Welcome to 2020 As the desert camp I stayed in for new years eve was solely occupied by groups of squawking Italians or couples from various European countries it was a far cry from the fun cool place to welcome in the new year that I had anticipated.
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Tag 11 Fahrt von Izmir nach Bursa

Nach dem Frhstck heute bin ich etwa 100 Meter vom Hotel zu einem Platz von dem aus kostenlose ShuttleBusse zum Otogar Busbahnhof fahren. Darauf hat mich gestern der Reisefhrer aufmerksam gemacht. Dort angekommen habe ich beim Warten einen Kaffee
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United Failed To Roll Out Their New ‘Cash Is King’ Elite Status Tracking System In Time

They want your money, more money than ever before, but can't even make the investment to be ready for their own new system in time. Continue reading United Failed To Roll Out Their New ‘Cash Is King’ Elite Status Tracking System In Time...
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