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Around the World: Packing 101 for 2016

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Regardless of destination and planned events, the rule of thumb for packing is ‘less is more’ or ‘less is better’ -- even if you’re travelling to business meetings that require you to dress for success or to personal events where you are obliged to posh it up.

Travel life becomes easier if you can embrace the ‘less...Read more

Around the World: Visiting Sherlock at Home in London

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If you’re a Sherlock Holmes fan (and who isn’t?), you know that 221b Baker Street is the address at which the revered detective resided for much of his career -- from 1861 to 1904, to be exact -- along with his equally beloved colleague, sidekick and biographer, Dr. John H. Watson.

Today, 221b Baker Street serves as the Sherlock...Read more

Around the World: Southeast South Dakota is More than Mount Rushmore!

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Their South Dakota trip is over quickly. South Dakota -- and especially the scenic and historic area surrounding Sioux Falls in the southeastern South Dakota -- deserves more time!

I say go to South Dakota for Mount Rushmore, but stay for Sioux Falls and surroundings. This is a wonderful area for a four or five-day road trip ...Read more

Around the World: Cruising From New York

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Many tourists who want to view New York City’s magnificent skyline from the water take a two hour harbor tour aboard the Circle Line or hop aboard the Staten Island Ferry for the 30 minute commuter crossing between lower Manhattan’s Whitehall Terminal and Staten Island’s St. George Terminal -- and, to be quite honest, both of those local ...Read more

Around the World: It’s Time for Spring Break in Florida

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Spring break is a popular travel phenomenon, so flights and accommodations can be pricey. If you’re looking for bargain travel that won’t break your budget, look on the Internet to find and compare deals on destinations and packages.

On the East Coast, Florida is famously the first choice for college students for whom ‘...Read more

Around the World: Touring Tel Aviv’s Extraordinary “White City” Bauhaus Architecture

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Actually it’s easy to stumble upon this fact, because Bauhaus architecture is one of Tel Aviv’s most popular tourist attractions, and one of modern-day Israel’s strongest cultural ties with Germany.

Actually, Bauhaus in Tel Aviv is more than just a style of architecture. The design and philosophy behind it played an ...Read more

Around The World: It’s A Good Time for Training in Europe!

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If you’re thinking about going to Europe, use the lead time to customize your own version of the grand tour. Selecting several of your favorite cities or resort areas and designing a sweeping itinerary lets you garner greater value from your long distance transatlantic flights.

Most likely, if you have a week away and you ...Read more

Around the World: Amsterdam’s Hotel Lloyd is a Cultural Embassy for Travelers in Zeeburg

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AMSTERDAM-- One of this lovely old city's most compelling charms is that it is constantly reinventing itself.
While conserving its past glories – the historic canals, fabled gabled houses and cobblestone streets -- Amsterdam is truly trend-setting in its ultramodern architecture and cutting edge concepts for urban ...Read more

Around the World: Maui is Paradise Found

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Travelers seeking paradise in Maui will find that the island exceeds all expectations.

The second largest island in the Hawaiian chain packs an awesome array of natural scenic wonders into its 728 square miles. The beaches alone will keep you content for days, but you’ll also want to visit Maui’s decidedly different but equally ...Read more

Around the World: New England for All Seasons

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Soaring granite peaks, serene glacial lakes and charming country hamlets -- set against a constantly evolving backdrop of dramatic seasonal change -- account for the wide range of appealing outdoor pastimes in the New England states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts. Each of the states has its unique vacation calendar, ...Read more

Around the World: Cruising The Hurtigruten

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Deemed by many to be among the world’s most splendidly beautiful coastal itineraries, the service-oriented ferries have been adopted by tourists seeking a unique and splendid cruising experience.

Northbound, the voyage takes seven days, southbound, it’s six. And, of course, there’s the eleven-day roundtrip option. Two ...Read more

Around the World: Salem is Bewitching In All Seasons

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Most Americans form their first impressions of Salem when they're in grade school and their history lessons take them to colonial Massachusetts to learn of the infamous witch hunts, trials and cruel punishments that took place during the 1690s.
The depiction of colonial witches, whether accurate or not, is so scary and ...Read more

Around the World: Japan’s World Heritage Sites Worth Every Yen!

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For one thing, it’s far away, so airfare--even if discounted--is expensive. So are the travel basics of lodging, food and ground transportation. But trips to Japan are well worth every yen.

The country continually amazes travelers with its unique blend of cutting edge modernity and timeless tradition. You use ultra-high-tech...Read more


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