ETW #47 Exploring the National Parks with the National Park Foundation

Learn all about the National Park Foundation & how to better enjoy the National Parks. This week we’re chatting with the National Park Foundation to learn more about their mission and work around the country. We also interview a ranger from a very special park in Texas to learn more about his work and why it’s important to preserve the hundreds of protected sites around the US. You can listen to the podcast here on this page or on any of these services: iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, S...
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3-week period to submit comments to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Data Protection Bill to begin only after publication in newspapers

Update (January 27, 2019 10:02 am): The three-week consultation period will begin only after the notice is published in newspapers across the country, the Director of the JPC told MediaNama. That may happen any day this week. The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, has invited comments from stakeholders, Dr Ram […] ...
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The Light that is You

        [Author: French la Vie]
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Disney Springs

blog 012620 Disney SpringsOne of the items on our bucket list while staying here near the Magic Kingdom is to go to Disney Springs which is an area of the Disney property that has lots of stores restaurants and sometimes entertainment. We like to g
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LA tech industry mourns Kobe Bryant

The Los Angeles startup community is joining the rest of the world in mourning the death of NBA superstar, entrepreneur and investor Kobe Bryant who was killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif., shortly before 10 a.m. on Sunday. Reports indicate that Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, and seven other passengers were on board a helicopter traveling to Bryant’s basketball training facility Mamba Academy. There were no survivors. The 41 year-old NBA All-Star, Ol...
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La Vida Mexicana en Valladolid Kleinstadtflair und groe Pyramiden

Nach einem dann doch erstaunlich entspannten 12StundenFlug zumindest soweit eine Reise mit einem Baby auf dem Schoss und einem Kleinkind das Wort entspannt verdient kommen wir gegen 22 Uhr Ortszeit in Cancun in unserem Hotel an. Die erste Nacht hatten
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Mumbai a free day to do as we please

Nothing is planned for today except walking the streets. Its a national holiday today Republic Day and the entire population of Mumbai is on the streets celebrating. Vendors are everywhere hawking their goods and there are those who want to give you a
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MSC dismisses survey after being rated worst cruise lineMSC dismisses survey after being rated worst cruise line

It says customer survey is inaccurate and unrepresentative
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Self-Upgrading is Stealing. Period.

“Sat in WT+ this morning on BA165 and along comes a lady who sits in the row behind me, immediately summons the crew and says ‘my husband tried to upgrade but was told there were no seats - the row is empty, can he sit here?’ Crew said they’d ask the ‘manager’ and get back to her.” The story as recounted by... The post Self-Upgrading is Stealing. Period. appeared first on The Gate.
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Sweets and Streets

I have trouble coming up with titles so excuse this one but it is what I took photos of, especially the architecture. This is the King’s Cake popular in France in January. These are from Provence where they add candied fruit and sugar-like you need more. Hmm. A bit of everything. My favorite passageway. Ancient architecture. Pleasing to the eye. Inside a swanky Chinese restaurant in the Peninsula Hotel. I was hoping to find a lot of Chinese New Year decora...
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New Singapore Airlines Four Month Award Hold Option

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 New Singapore Airlines Four Month Award Hold Option...
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Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive these new weekly alerts in your web browser, please click on the red bell icon in the bottom right hand corner of the page and click ‘subscribe’ (works on desktop only – for other ways to […] The post Luxury travel news this week appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Featured, Air Travel, Hotels, China, Accommodation, United Kingdom, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe, Travel Miscellany, Worldwide, Health & Safety

The Return, Lotus 2.0, Potts Point

Lotus in Potts Point is back due to popular demand for an extended pop-up. With a menu created by returning chef Dan Hong it has a mixture of Modern Australian and Asian fusion. Some classics have made it back like the hot fudge sundae, tuna and cheeseburger.
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Qufu 2 Confucius Cemetery

I'd had a good night's sleep but didn't want to get out of the nice warm bed. Eventually I got myself sorted and made my way down to the hostel's barrestaurant for some breakfast. That took a bit of doing as the aiyi spoke no English and I speak no Chin
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Over the course of 10 days and 2331 nautical miles we got to see a lot of this corner of the Western Caribbean. After our sailaway from Miami we enjoyed a lovely sea daywhich is just right for settling in and unpacking and getting to know the Regent Ex
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India’s Republic Day January 26th

Today is the 71st anniversary of the Republic Day of India. On Jan 26th, 1950, the constitution of India came into force. Here are a few posts from previous years. Last year’s post was “Whoever fights monsters …” Quote: Around 1951 you could count the number of central government public sector units (PSUs) on the … Continue reading "India’s Republic Day January 26th"
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This Flight Attendant Fell From 33,000 Feet — and Lived For 44 Years

Vesna Vulović has passed away. I’m ashamed to say I didn’t know who she was when she was alive, even though she’s at the heart of one of the strangest or most miraculous stories in the entire history of aviation. Continue reading This Flight Attendant Fell From 33,000 Feet — and Lived For 44 Years...
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The best way to experience a Big Island vacation

On our latest Hawaii Vacation Connection Podcast hosts Aloha Bruce and Lanai Tabura fill listeners in on the best way to experience a Big Island vacation. We talk about some of the best places to stay and the best things to do. Lanai fills us in on his latest travels, and where to find his […] The post The best way to experience a Big Island vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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A Six Month Odyssey

23.01.20 FesIfran Ziz Valley This morning we left Fes for Ziz Valley travelling through Ifran a town you could be forgiven for thinking you had been transported to a Swiss village full of chalets.....and that also includes snowYeah baby its sn
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Let's go east first stop Istanbul

Our bigger trip this winter was coming closer. We were really exhausted from a crazy year. It was a blessed year but also a difficult one for us. I think never before we were in such a desperate need of a break.We had chosen to travel far east this w
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Miles and Points On Sale — January 26 2020

Sometimes you need an infusion of miles or points to your membership account for whatever reason — perhaps to have enough to redeem for a limited time award as one example — and the best time to purchase miles or points is when they are on sale. A sale may be a discount on the price required to purchase miles or points — or perhaps the frequent travel loyalty program from whom you are buying the miles or points will match your purchase up to 100 percent, which is another way of reducing the cost...
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Wex acquires travel agency payments platform eNettWex acquires travel agency payments platform eNett

Australia based eNett sold by Travelport
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Royal Caribbean, MSC, others cancel China cruises due to coronavirus outbreak

Royal Caribbean says that the cruise line is suspending Monday's Spectrum of the Seas sailing out of China in light of the coronavirus outbreak.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Holland America Names Their First Brand Ambassador

There’s a new brand ambassador in town and his name is Seth Wayne.  Joining the ranks of Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America now also has their own engaging and entertaining spokesperson. Seth Wayne will be wearing quite a few hats at the premium cruise line.  Read More The post Holland America Names Their First Brand Ambassador appeared first on .
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Thai Airways Downgrades 3 Women Saying They Were Too Big To Fly Business Class

Thai Airways pulled out a tape measure when the women checked in at the Bangkok airport. "She then pulled out a measuring tape and wrapped it around my daughter..moving her arms outstretched, before trying to do the same to me and [my other daughter]" the mother said. Continue reading Thai Airways Downgrades 3 Women Saying They Were Too Big To Fly Business Class...
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If you Google Barichara you will come across the words prettiest town in how could we not go Plus Nina from Gitana del Mar had highly recommended it and had put us in touch with some of her friends there. Prior to speaking to Ni
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Germany Probes Deutsche Bank Payments to #Saudi Royal Adviser: FT - Bloomberg

Germany Probes Deutsche Bank Payments to Saudi Royal Adviser: FT - Bloomberg:German prosecutors are investigating two former Deutsche Bank AG employees for allegedly paying $1.1 million to secure the wealth management business of a senior Saudi royal, the Financial Times reported.The money transfers were arranged in 2011 and 2012, along with other perks, including an internship and a seminar at a Swiss ski resort, according to the results of an international probe, seen by the Financial Times.Th...
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Genius Travel Hacks from Amazon You Can’t Miss!

I posted a video on my YouTube channel which highlighted some of my favorite new Travel-related purchases from Amazon and I wanted to collate them into one easily-accessible place you can reference from here til….well, however long they remain in stock! These products are so genius, so bomb, and everything is under $100 (except the ROAV sunglasses which I’ll link here). I hope this makes your upcoming travel smoother and less stressful! Happy traveling! The post Genius Travel Hacks from Amazon ...
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