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India’s Jet Airways suspending operations, no money to fly

NEW DELHI (AP) — Jet Airways, once India’s largest airline, says it is temporarily suspending all operations after failing to raise enough money to run its services. The company said Wednesday that it has been informed by its lenders, led by state-run State Bank of India, that they are unable to consider its request for […]
Tags: Business, Nation & World, Travel, World

Mars Wrigley internship

For the second year in a row, Mars Wrigley is offering the World’s Sweetest Internship. One lucky summer-job seeker will spend eight to 12 weeks on Goose Island in Chicago taking on social media and marketing duties for the brand. Of course, there’ll also be a bit of “quality control” on the side. But the real perk of this paid internship is the one year’s worth of free candy you’ll get at the end, which is quite a treat given the vast catalog of sweets that Mars Wrigley produces — M&Ms, Sni...
Tags: Travel, Internships, World, Chicago, Candy, All, Goose Island, Mars Wrigley

Ctrip: On The Rail Track To Shrink The World

With environmental pressure mounting, rail is increasingly becoming a priority for governments, and Ctrip is steaming ahead. Rail is big! And it is getting much bigger every year - while its scale cannot match that of air travel, the latest figures from the European Union do show an annual rise of three percent. Under environmental pressure, across the continent governments are putting billions into their rail networks, from Spain, where €3 billion has been earmarked for new trains, to Ge...
Tags: Travel, Germany, Spain, European Union, World, Norway

Singapore beats Malaysia in the Most Popular Food In The World

You read it right, Singaporean cuisine beats Malaysian cuisine in the Most Popular Food In The World survey by YouGov. YouGov is a global public opinion and data company and they did many surveys around the world. The report is released a few days ago at YouGov website. ( = || []).push({}); The most popular food in the world survey conducted by YouGov in 24 countries with more than 25,000 people. Their methodology is to ask which of 34 natio...
Tags: Travel, Food, Hong Kong, Singapore, World, Thailand, Malaysia, Yougov, Headline, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Underrated Places for Good Food, YouGov YouGov, Michelin Food Guide

The best coffee in Panama

Coffee is something most of us take for granted. It shows up in our cups every morning, whether we take the time to grind our own beans or simply order the usual from a local cafe. But when you see the effort and care that goes into growing, harvesting, drying, and roasting coffee, it opens your eyes to how precious a simple cup actually is. Making a pilgrimage to the source during harvest will deepen your respect for the drink that gets you up every morning, and there’s no better place to se...
Tags: Travel, Coffee, San Francisco, Best, World, Colombia, Brazil, Bristol, Costa Rica, Panama, Latin America, Luna, Panama City, All, Volcan, Boquete

Designer Conceived A Bottle That Indicates For Each Town Where To Find A Drinking Water

Despite the historical presence of public water fountains in most of the large cities of the world, city inhabitants still hesitate to drink that “street water” and prefer to buy a plastic bottle, which is pollutive. However, these fountains are tested and their quality very high because of health norms. In Paris, Wallace fountains are icons of the urban landscape. Source
Tags: Travel, Design, World, Cities, Ecology, Bottle, Paris Wallace, Emanuele Pizzolorusso

Homeland security chief cites ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ on Mexico border

WASHINGTON — Kirstjen Nielsen, the homeland security secretary, on Wednesday implored Congress to confront what she called a “humanitarian catastrophe” on the southern border by supporting President Donald Trump’s call for a border wall and changing laws to crack down on asylum-seekers and illegal border-crossers. In her first congressional appearance since Democrats took control of […]
Tags: Travel, News, Congress, Washington, Mexico, World, Nation, Donald Trump, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Kirstjen Nielsen

Travel to Different Corners of the World

You can’t say that you have travelled until you visit all the continents of the world. If you’re a hardcore traveler, it’s best to explore not only one side of the globe, but all parts possible. Here are some of the worthwhile ideas you can check out to explore the best corners of the world: Go to New Zealand. New Zealand has so many tourist attractions in its beautiful islands. It offers a wide variety of sporting events that include skydiving, mountain biking, water rafting, jet boating, lugin...
Tags: India, World, Fox, Unesco, Kenya, Costa Rica, Travel Blog, Kerala, Maasai Mara, Tongariro National Park, Tortuguero National Park, Great Rift Valley, Fiordland National Park, Lake Nakuru, Amboseli National Park, New Zealand New Zealand

Free Unlimited Cell Service for a Year and the Biggest Public Toilet in the World

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 Free Unlimited Cell Service for a Year and the Biggest Public Toilet in the World...
Tags: Travel, Advice, World

Shortest Flights in the World

Read the full article on at - Shortest Flights in the World You may have heard about the longest commercial passenger flight in the world — the new Singapore Airlines flight to Newark — a marathon 20-hour flight. But what about the world’s shortest flights? In the Caribbean, there’s the 12-mile flight from St Maarten to Anguilla. The total elapsed time is 10 minutes. How about the... The post Shortest Flights in the World appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, World, Newark, Airlines, Caribbean, Singapore Airlines, Anguilla, St Maarten, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, The Essentials

Saudi Arabia tourist visa and sights

Last year, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia began issuing tourist visas for the first time in its history. Previously, only those traveling to Saudi Arabia for work or Muslim pilgrims were permitted to enter the country. Now, the new system promotes the Sharek visa, available to citizens from the US, the Schengen Zone, Australia, Japan, South Korea, South Africa, Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Singapore, with more countries to be added to this list in the future. Under the Sharek visa system, vi...
Tags: Travel, Google, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, US, World, Unesco, Time Magazine, Mecca, Chris, Medina, Petra, Jeddah, Ksa, All, Scuba

World's most sustainable restaurants

Farm-to-table dining is no longer a niche concept. Restaurants around the world are sourcing local produce, minimizing waste, and reducing energy use. Part of the drive to sustainability is because of flavor — fresh, local food simply tastes better than the same food out of a package — and part of the recent resurgence of sustainable practices in restaurants is because it’s what the people want. While there are locations where local and sustainable food has always been present, this new crop ...
Tags: Travel, France, Scotland, US, Jerusalem, Sustainability, Spain, Earth, World, Chicago, Paris, Sydney, Prince Charles, Tokyo, Michelin, Sustainable Food

How This Woman Left NYC To Start A Business & Travel The World

This time of year, you might be finding yourself in a work rut, and any rest you managed to squeeze in during the holidays is starting to feel like a distant memory. Do Mondays seem tougher than ever and weekends shorter than you remembered? Well, you're not alone.Maybe you’re thinking of looking for another job or fantasizing about taking off on an open-ended trip around the world. And while the idea of travel can sometimes seem antithetical to career growth — unless you’re a travel writer or ...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York City, Time, San Francisco, World, Paris, Romania, Seattle, Skype, Buenos Aires, Machu Picchu, Gallup, Bilbao, Buenos Aires Argentina

Hyatt Adds 56 Luxury Hotel Redemption Options to its Portfolio

Small Luxury Hotels of the World is a collection of independent properties, and it's more of a booking relationship than a hotel chain. And Hyatt's deal is something similar to what they have with MGM's M life Rewards -- let's share customers, offering points-earning and redemption. With over 500 hotels in 80 countries Small Luxury Hotels of the World held the potential to significantly grow the World of Hyatt footprint. In December they initially offered earning and redemption at 54 hotels. No...
Tags: Travel, Advice, World, MGM, Small Luxury Hotels of the World, World of Hyatt

What to expect on a Private Game Reserve Safari in South Africa

Going on an African Safari is high on many people’s bucket lists! However, once the decision is made to go the number of options available can be quite overwhelming, as it can be difficult to determine what will deliver your ideal African safari experience. The game reserves in South Africa are ideal for a first time safari visit. Source
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Featured, Activities, Africa, World, Safari, Nature, South Africa, Thanda

The World’s Smallest Global Travel Adapter?!

Travel adapters are an absolute necessity when it comes to traveling to a different country; without them our electronic devices would become nothing more but expensive paperweights in just a matter of days. However, current adapters are bulky and heavy, and they occupy the already limited space within our bags… but this certainly isn’t the case with EVO, the world’s smallest global travel adapter!Measuring in at just 0.8inches thick, EVO may be small, but it sure packs a punch; two USB interf...
Tags: Travel, Deals, Design, World, Popular, Product Design, Random, Travel Adapter, Evo StudioClick

Norway: Private tycoon goes public with wife’s disappearance

STAVANGER, Norway — Tom Hagen and his wife expected to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in 2019. Today, one of Norway’s wealthiest men just wants to know that Anne-Elizabeth Falkevik Hagen, the childhood sweetheart he married at age 19, is alive. Her disappearance and suspected abduction from the couple’s home on Halloween has gripped a […]
Tags: Travel, News, World, Nation, Norway, Tom Hagen, STAVANGER Norway, Nation & World, Anne Elizabeth Falkevik Hagen

Coffee Flavors Rule The World

The countries that grow all the coffee used around the world come from Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, Uganda, Ethiopia, India, Columbia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Brazil. Coffee needs a certain amount of high latitude rainfall, seasonal tropical environments, and certain alkaline soil. In the U.S., only California and Hawaii are able to be competitive coffee bean growers. These countries provide all the requirements for coffee beans to grow very healthy. As a high-quality production produ...
Tags: Travel, Coffee, Food, California, World, Drink, Hawaii, Middle East, Brazil, Guatemala, Coffee Countries, Starbucks Brand, Monin

Norovirus outbreak sickens 277 on Oasis of the Seas

MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas is returning to a Florida port a day early and giving passengers full refunds of their fare after 277 guests and crew members were hit with an outbreak of Norovirus as it sailed to Jamaica. Cruise line spokesman Owen Torres told The Associated Press “we think […]
Tags: Travel, Health, Florida, News, Lifestyle, Ap, World, Nation, Miami, Associated Press, Royal Caribbean, Nation & World, Owen Torres, Jamaica Cruise

Bucket List Attraction Costs at 15 Wonders of the World

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Tags: Travel, General, World, Attractions, Travel Industry, Bucket List, Family Travel, Destination Reports, Vacation Deals, Wonders Of The World, Travel Costs, Admission Prices

10 Countries Where You Can Enjoy The Most Beautiful Beaches In The World

In the world, there are destinations you may love because of their lush outdoor spaces or bustling cities. However, they may not top your list when you compare with the best countries that have the most beautiful beaches. If you have a plan for traveling to a more extended holiday, Opodo will help in booking flights and places to settle during your holiday. If you want various centers for your holiday surrounded by beautiful beaches, here are ten countries that have the best beaches worldwide. ...
Tags: Travel, Greece, Bali, Indonesia, Mexico, Southeast Asia, World, Pacific, Maldives, Costa Rica, Beach, Travel Blog, Seychelles, Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Cancun

5 Great Careers For People That Want To See The World

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just spend all of your time traveling the world? Unfortunately, all of those boring things like work or lack of money get in the way of that. But what if you could get the best of both worlds and travel while you work, and have it all paid for as well? It sounds too good to be true but there are actually plenty of ways that you can do it. These are some of the best careers for people that love to travel. 1. Blogging. Starting a career as a professional...
Tags: Travel, Startups, World, Career Advice, Advice For The Young At Heart

IHG Owners Association's Decade-Long Fundraiser Hits $1Million Goal for Give Kids The World Village

Don Berg, CEO of the IHG Owners Association has announced that the organization has met its ambitious fundraising goal of $1 million to help make dreams come true for children with critical illnesses, benefitting Give Kids The World (GKTW) Village. "The IHG Owners Association has been a dedicated advocate of Give Kids The World from its inception 30 plus years ago," explains Berg. "As we crossed the $1 million donation mark this year, the result of ten years of efforts, we are so pleased ...
Tags: Travel, World, Association, Berg, IHG Owners Association, Don Berg

Distilleries off the Bourbon Trail

Visiting the Kentucky bourbon distilleries is big business. Over the past couple of years, more than one million people have trekked to the Bluegrass State to drink bourbon from the source at the distilleries along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. And while there are plenty of solid distilleries on the official trail, you’re missing out if you don’t get off the beaten path. There are distilleries both large and small throughout the state that make some of the most sought-after whiskey in Kentucky....
Tags: Travel, Drinks, Kentucky, New York City, Indiana, World, Chicago, Ireland, Castle, Louisville, Radcliffe, Frankfort, Barton, Lexington, Kentucky Bourbon Trail, Central Kentucky

Discover your 7 Wonders of the World with Exodus Travel

If you had to choose just 7 Wonders of the World to visit what would they be? For travel lovers there’s no set answer, as everyone has their dream holiday of a lifetime, but at Exodus Travels you can discover a world of must-see destinations and must-try experiences. I tried to create my own list of 7 World Wonders and found myself homing in on destinations that are rich in culture or have stunning scenery for hiking and walking. Source
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Giveaways, Europe, Featured, France, Activities, World, Nature, Culture, Canada, Cycling, Art and design, South America, Sightseeing, Ecuador

My 7 Wonders of the World – win a trip with Exodus Travels

If you had to choose just 7 Wonders of the World to visit what would they be? For travel lovers there’s no set answer, as everyone has their dream holiday of a lifetime. Now Exodus Travels have brought you an easy way to create a personal list of must-see destinations and must-try experiences. Source
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Giveaways, Europe, Featured, France, Activities, World, Nature, Culture, Canada, Cycling, Art and design, South America, Sightseeing, Ecuador

Photo thought to be of Vincent van Gogh is his brother

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Experts say a photo thought to be of a young Vincent van Gogh has turned out most likely to be of his brother, Theo. The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam said Thursday that forensic testing by experts at Amsterdam University “confirmed the high likelihood of the boy in the photograph being […]
Tags: Travel, News, Entertainment, World, Visual Arts, Amsterdam, Oddities, The Hague Netherlands, Vincent Van Gogh, Nation & World, Amsterdam University, Theo The Van Gogh Museum

Why a New Zealand Passport Is One of The Best in The World

New Zealand is well known for having a friendly, ‘powerful’ passport. But what does that mean for you? As a traveller, does it matter? The New Zealand passport is ranked seventh in the world for travel freedom. Kiwis have 182 countries that can be entered without a visa or with a simple a visa on arrival. For a small country, this give Kiwi travellers tremendous freedom; we can pack up and go almost anywhere without advance planning. The passport also affects how we travel within a country...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Europe, Usa, UK, Australia, China, Israel, US, Eu, World, Ireland, Apec, New Zealand, South America, Caribbean

Swiss to investigate near-miss hang gliding incident

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s civil aviation authority say it will question a hang-glider pilot after a tourist he flew over a picturesque Swiss landscape nearly fell dozens of meters (yards) to the ground because his harness wasn’t properly attached. A nail-biting video of the incident drew more than 1.4 million views on YouTube by Tuesday, […]
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Chichen Itza Mayan Temple: Mexico’s Wonder Of The World

The Ancient Mayan Ruins of Chichen Itza Chichen Itza, Mexico The history of Chichén Itzá is not for the faint of heart. These ancient Mayan temple ruins in Mexico are shrouded in mystery and have a way of haunting you long after returning home. Once you finally get past an army of local vendors at the entrance, the ancient stone carvings of fearsome creatures and bloodthirsty warriors at Chichen Itza inspire awe and trigger unease at the same time. This pre-Hispanic city (and UNESCO World H...
Tags: Mexico, World, Unesco, Unesco World Heritage Site, Maya, Piste, Giza, Playa Del Carmen, Cancun, Don, YouTube Channel, Tulum, Merida, Chichen Itza, El Castillo, Valladolid

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