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18 Easy Steps for Planning Your Next Trip

Updated: 02/24/20 | February 24th, 2020 I remember when I started planning my first trip around the world. I had no idea what I was doing. When I decided to quit my job and travel the world, I walked into a bookstore and bought Lonely Planet’s Southeast Asia on Shoestring. Buying that guidebook was my first step toward long-term travel. It made the trip seem more real, more tangilbe. It made it all seem possible. While helpful, the book didn’t exactly prepare me for planning a trip around the ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Asia, Europe, UK, Travel Planning, Greece, Berlin, Southeast Asia, US, Colombia, Thailand, Travel Inspiration, Hawaii, Paris


Where to see rocket launches 2020

Rocket launches aren’t just for Florida anymore. Noting that the second-most-popular tourist attraction in Central Florida is the massive Kennedy Space Center, the rest of America — and the world – has begun developing tourism around the awe-inspiring experience of watching a rocket shoot into space. And many of them are in places worth visiting for more than just the launch. Though our American launch pads are easily the most accessible, if you were planning a trip to South America, Japan, o...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Japan, Florida, California, China, Russia, US, America, Washington Dc, Paris, Sputnik, Moscow, Brazil, Tokyo, Rockets


African American heritage sites 2020

2020 is the 155th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Here’s the list of museums, memorials, and historic sites you’ve got to see this year. We pored over the websites of all the best-known African American cultural and heritage institutions to find those that are running fantastic exhibits, like the Negro Motorists Green Book at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. We also considered the legacies of luminaries and the experiences of everyday peop...
Tags: Travel, Texas, Congress, Mahershala Ali, California, US, Alabama, America, Barack Obama, United States, Washington Dc, Smithsonian, Denmark, Nashville, Omaha, Jordan


Strange sex laws around the world

Sex is becoming less of a taboo topic here in the US. But while many of us are enjoying the liberation that comes with being able to express their sexuality, there are still many regulations around the world where something as innocent as sharing a kiss with your other half could land you in hot water. From illegal erotic music to jail time for doing the deed on a motorbike, the laws around the world are as varied as sex itself. Some rules are recent and in full force, whereas others are rel...
Tags: Travel, Japan, London, Indonesia, Australia, California, Singapore, US, Alabama, Eu, Uganda, Malaysia, Poland, Romania, Vietnam, Illinois


STR: US Hotel Results For Week Ending 15 February

The U.S. hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 9-15 February 2020, according to data from STR.
Tags: Travel, US


Hughes India faces bankruptcy over unpaid AGR dues: Report

Hughes India, a subsidiary of US-based satellite broadband company Hughes Network Systems, said that it might have to shut down India operations, since it can not pay the Rs 600 crore it owes the government as part of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues, Reuters reported. We have reached out to Hughes India for comment. The […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, India, US, Telecom, Reuters, Bharti Airtel, Telecom Operators, Hughes Communications, Vodafone Idea, AGR, Hughes Network Systems, Hughes India


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Cunard Cruise Queen Victoria Argentina

Friday 14thFebruary 2020Chris had planned a couple of walking tours but after yesterdays walking tour failure and as Buenos Aires is such a large sprawling City we decided to buy a 48hr hop on hop off bus ticket 45 US pp. Left th
Tags: Travel, US, Buenos Aires, Victoria Argentina


Travel News: February 24, 2019

US Raises Travel Alert to Japan Travel Pulse The U.S. State Department on Saturday raised the travel alert level to Japan from Level 1 to Level 2, calling for increased caution for American citizens traveling to the country. Officials said the coronavirus originating in China is spreading in Japanese communities via unknown infection routes. DOT proposes to clarify rule on airline deceptive practices Travel Weekly The Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed a rule that would ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, China, Singapore, US, Richard Branson, Branson, Caribbean, Dot, News And Deals, U S State Department, Department of Transportation DOT, Chan Chun, Singapore Trade and Industry


How to Find a Job Teaching in Spain

Posted: 2/22/2020 | February 22nd, 2020 Teaching overseas is one of a great way to earn money while you travel, stay in one place longer, and get to deeply experience another culture. I spent years teaching in Thailand and Taiwan and they were some of the most impactful experiences of my traveling. Living in a foreign culture, trying to get by day to day, and learning to create a life for yourself is a surefire way to become a more confident you and give you a deeper understanding of yourself. ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, London, Interviews, Australia, Boston, India, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Spain, Barcelona, Taiwan, Chicago, Austin, Thailand


toni morrison on good and evil in literature

Graphic viaStudents Exploring Inequality in Canada For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by stories of forgiveness and redemption. I believe endlessly in the human capacity for redemption, and that belief that has only been strengthened as I've seen more of the world.The stories that interest me the most are when people who suffer loss do not seek vengeance.I first came upon this idea in the book Dead Man Walking, the 1994 book by Sister Helen Prejean. Prejean is foundatio...
Tags: Travel, Human Rights, China, Iraq, US, Canada, Aclu, New York Times, Death Penalty, Norway, Toni Morrison, September 11, Morrison, Harvard Divinity School, What I'm Reading, North Korea Iran


what i'm reading: ali: a life by jonathan eig

Ali: A Life is an extraordinary book about an extraordinary person. It's an epic page-turner at more than 500 pages. This is simply a fascinating book about an utterly fascinating person.If Muhammad Ali hadn't existed, you couldn't make him up. No fiction character on this scale would be believable. It would be a cartoon.The only athlete who comes close is Babe Ruth -- but Babe Ruth never aligned himself with an outlaw counterculture and made shocking pronouncements about the U.S., imperialism,...
Tags: Travel, US, America, History, South Africa, New York Times, Philadelphia, Muhammad Ali, Ali, Harlem, Clay, Madison Square Garden, Robinson, Parkinson, Babe Ruth, Zaire


laundromats, underground libraries, and criminal charges: a library link round-up

I have so many cool stories about libraries and librarians, scattered through multiple email and social media accounts. Lucky for you, I wanted to gather them all in one place. Thanks to everyone who ever sent me one of these.* * * * *Librarians in laundromats! Community librarians are all about taking literacy to the people. In library jargon, we're trying to reach the non-users. If that sounds a bit drug-dealer-ish, it's not a bad analogy: come get a taste, then come back for more.The puns jus...
Tags: Travel, Google, Congress, Washington Post, New York City, US, San Francisco, Syria, Chicago, Austin, Idaho, Socialism, New York Times, Reddit, Ohio, Philadelphia


what i'm reading: syria's secret library: reading and redemption in a town under siege

Syria's Secret Library: Reading and Redemption in a Town Under Siege is a tribute to the power of books to heal, to offer refuge, and to nourish communities. It's also a tribute to the spirit of resistance to tyranny and oppression.In 2013, the Syrian town of Daraya was targeted by the country's dictator, Bashar al-Assad. Many residents managed to evacuate, but others stayed, determined to hold the historic and then-thriving town as a stronghold against the Assad regime.There, as their town was...
Tags: Travel, UK, London, Human Rights, Obama, US, Syria, Bbc, United States, Banksy, Assad, Hiroshima, Trump, War And Peace, THOMSON, Bashar


what i'm reading: working by robert caro

Fans of Robert Caro rejoiced when we learned that Caro, author of nonfiction histories, was writing a book about his writing process. When the book was published, I'm sure I wasn't the only one surprised by its brevity. At a slim 207 pages, Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing is the equivalent of a post-it note for Caro, whose books are often described as tomes.I read Working over the course of a weekend, and I enjoyed every minute of it. Not only is the subject fascinating, but Caro's ...
Tags: Travel, New York, Texas, New York City, US, History, United States, Martin Luther King Jr, Robert, Caro, LBJ, Robert Moses, Robert Caro, What I'm Reading, Lyndon Baines Johnson, Laura K


what i'm reading: working by robert caro

Fans of Robert Caro rejoiced when we learned that Caro, author of nonfiction histories, was writing a book about his writing process. When the book was published, I'm sure I wasn't the only one surprised by its brevity. At a slim 207 pages, Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing is the equivalent of a post-it note for Caro, whose books are often described as tomes.I read Working over the course of a weekend, and I enjoyed every minute of it. Not only is the subject fascinating, but Caro's ...
Tags: Travel, New York, Texas, New York City, US, History, United States, Martin Luther King Jr, Allan, Robert, Caro, LBJ, Robert Moses, Robert Caro, What I'm Reading, Lyndon Baines Johnson


The world’s newest countries

Much like human beings , the lives of countries take dramatically different shapes. Some lifespans are fraught with bloodshed, revolution, and unrest while others are lucky enough to enjoy peace and long periods of stability. Also like humans, new countries are born amid great fanfare, die when they can no longer sustain themselves, and sometimes even merge with each other to form a union. Whether formed through violent revolution, triumphant political autonomy, or the dissolution of a larger ...
Tags: Travel, England, Indonesia, Australia, US, Eu, Czech Republic, Egypt, Philippines, Italy, United Nations, Serbia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Un


What is a microcation

This is the Travel Take, where Matador’s writers and editors make the case for their favorite travel hacks, tips, and personal tics. We’re living in a golden age of travel. There were 1.4 billion international tourists in 2018, according to the World Tourism Organization, and, thanks to technology, it’s never been cheaper to get from one side of the world to the other. Yet in this rush to see sights far and wide, it’s easy to lose sight of the wonders close to home. International travel has b...
Tags: Travel, New York, Sweden, Washington, New York City, US, Los Angeles, New York Times, Italy, Amsterdam, Airbnb, Venice, All, World Tourism Organization, Hudson Valley, Allianz Global Assistance


Play Like a Pro With These Golf Essential Items

Wondering how you can improve your golf skills? Not to worry, because there are different types of golf equipment that include rangefinders, apps, watches and several other devices used to calculate distance. If you are a beginner, it might be challenging to get the right equipment that can improve your skills in golf. You need to keep an eye on key features that make different golf items stand out. If you want to play like a pro and improve your accuracy and precision when you hit the ball, yo...
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Weekly Roundup, Friday 21 February 2020

By all accounts, the Airbus A220 is a lovely plane, well liked by airlines and passengers alike. How ironic that this great airplane almost completely destroyed its developer – Bombardier. See story below. Good morningThe Covid-19 virus (it now has a name) has been enormously on my mind the last several weeks, and for very direct and personally impactful reasons.  To help clarify my thinking, I wrote a detailed and careful analysis of the present situation and the possible unfolding future, an...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, South Korea, Europe, Japan, Florida, UK, New York, Science, France, Scotland, Hotels, China, Ipo, Singapore, Miscellaneous


NTSB calls for comprehensive air safety review in AlaskaNTSB calls for comprehensive air safety review in Alaska

Accident rate more than double US average
Tags: Travel, US, Alaska, Ntsb


The Covid-19 Coronavirus Outbreak : Should You Be Worried?

Symptoms of a Covid-19 virus infection – other than breathlessness, very similar to other flu symptoms There’s never been such a massive response to any previous infectious outbreak as there has been to what was originally generically termed and described as a new type of coronavirus, and which has now been officially named as Covid-19.Is this massive response, all around the world, necessary, or is it a panicked over-reaction?  Is the outbreak now almost under control and the threat it origin...
Tags: Travel, Asia, South Korea, Japan, UK, Science, California, China, Miscellaneous, US, Walmart, Iran, Canada, Current Affairs, Korea, Ikea


Otherworldly images from the Puna

The Puna de Atacama is the high plateau of the Atacama Desert that stretches across northern Chile and Argentina. Last August, during the South American winter, we visited this eerie Mars-like landscape, where volcanoes, sand, and salt mingle. In the middle of the Puna sits one of Argentina’s highest villages, Tolar Grande, with an elevation of 11,500 feet. Surrounding it are some of the tallest peaks in the Andes, many soaring well over 20,000 feet high. We stayed in the village for a few ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Wales, Washington, US, Earth, Chile, Argentina, Peru, South America, Desert, Mars, All, Atacama Desert, Salta, Andes


#SaudiArabia raises holdings of US Treasuries to $180bln in December | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Saudi Arabia raises holdings of US Treasuries to $180bln in December | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Saudi Arabia raised its holdings of US Treasuries by $7.6 billion or 4.41% year-on-year during December 2019, according to data released by the US Department of the Treasury on Wednesday.Total Saudi investments in US debt instruments climbed to $179.8 billion at the end of last December, compared to $172.2 billion at the end of 2018, data showed. Month-on-month, the kingdom’s holdings of US Treasuries edged...
Tags: Travel, UK, Saudi Arabia, US, Kuwait, Uae, Japan China, US Treasuries, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, US Department of the Treasury


Berlin: 10 tips for riding public transit like a local

Officially, the Berlin public transit goes by the rather daunting name, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe, but Berliners all lovingly shorten it to BVG (beh-fow-gey). The BVG includes the U-Bahn and S-Bahn, as well as hundreds of bus lines, trams (a type of street car only running in former East Berlin), and even ferries. Berlin’s transportation system is truly one of the best in the world. It will zip you through the city at pretty much any hour of the day. Berlin Public Transit Tips Here are 10 of ...
Tags: Travel, London, Abc, Germany, Berlin, US, Transit, Train, Paris, Machines, Bre Pettis, Tram, Dailycheapo, Planning For Berlin, Berlin Budget Tips, Don


STR: US Hotel Performance For January 2020

The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during January 2020, according to data from STR.
Tags: Travel, US


Asheville, NC, for LGBTQ travelers

Though the southeast , in general, has never been among the most gay-friendly regions in the United States, there are some pockets, namely urban areas, where the LGBTQ community is not only welcomed but also embraced. One such place is Asheville, North Carolina. The southern charm in Asheville is warm and sincere. Being downtown and among the lively crowd of both tourists and locals, you’d be forgiven for forgetting, if even for a moment, that North Carolina was at the epicenter of the “bathr...
Tags: Travel, US, United States, Lgbtq, Bill, North Carolina, All, New Belgium, Henry, Bryan, Avett Brothers, Emily, Angela, Flora, Asheville NC, Blue Ridge Mountains


Best US music festivals spring 2020

Hopefully, you’re not yet at the point where you’re going all Portlandia and attending festivals via drone. Because though the heat, crowds, and cost of a major music festival can be a little aggravating, it’s still the only chance to see your entire playlist live in one place, combining it with an epic vacation to a new city or a beachfront paradise. Spring might be even better than summer when it comes to US music festivals, offering cooler weather and bills with a little more variety. Rea...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Texas, Beyonce, Boston, US, Atlanta, Portugal, Liam Gallagher, Music Festivals, Miami, Nashville, Wu Tang, Las Vegas, Napa, Lil Wayne


Top 7 Things to Do in Atlanta

The city of Atlanta has been receiving considerable buzz lately as the place to see and be seen. This is in no small part due to the reasonable cost of living, as well as the beautiful landscape, endless things to do, a rich arts and culture scene, and so on. If you plan to visit Atlanta soon, whether for business or vacation, then you should look into the things on this list, which has plenty of people swearing that it is time well spent. So, get ready to explore one of the best cities in the ...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, US, Atlanta, United States, Jimmy Carter, Broadway, Martin Luther King Jr, Theatre Atlanta, Visit Local Breweries


The Hometown Issue

Travel and food magazine Fifty Grande addresses the various scenes—both small and large in scale—across the US, encouraging readers to enjoy the nation’s domestic and culinary grandeur. For its first issue, the focus lies on hometowns. But, to introduce readers to the magazine’s particular lens, it all begins with a thesis statement of sorts: “How do you begin a fresh exploration of the United States …
Tags: Travel, Food, Usa, Design, US, Magazines, Fifty Grande, Hometowns, Independent Magazines, Indie Magazines



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