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Family Vacations Are Becoming Family Adventures
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Family Vacations Are Becoming Family Adventures

Not long ago, it was common to read a family’s vacation itinerary to include theme parks, beaches, and guided tours of museums or cathedrals. Nowadays, with the increased capacity to boldly go where few folks […]

When Weighing Your Options, Choose Choice Air
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When Weighing Your Options, Choose Choice Air

I love options. It’s one of the main reasons that, although the country provides some serenity, that I choose to live in a city. If I want a loaf of bread, I can choose from […]

Happy Birthday Glacier National Park
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Happy Birthday Glacier National Park

Looking back, there is really only one reason that I ended up in the state of Montana: the awesome beauty of Glacier National Park. After finishing school on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, I deemed it only […]

Be Jealous: Simon Reeve On His “Job” Traveling The World For The BBC
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Be Jealous: Simon Reeve On His “Job” Traveling The World For The BBC

Why is it that the British get the best travel shows? Yes, we have “No Reservations,” but the Brits get Michael Palin, the “Planet Earth” with the good voice-over by Sir David Attenborough, and Simon […]

Apple To Put The Squeeze On Travel Sites?
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Apple To Put The Squeeze On Travel Sites?

According to Tnooz.com, Apple has filed a patent for iTravel, an iPhone application that would allow users to search, book, and receive confirmations for flights, car rentals, buses, trains and hotels. With no official announcement […]

From Carry-ons To The Mile High Club: A Flight Attendant Tells All
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From Carry-ons To The Mile High Club: A Flight Attendant Tells All

The airlines, for the average Joe like myself, is an industry shrouded in this kind of mystery. I’ve definitely flown my fair share of times, but I truly don’t know any more about its operations […]

The Great Debate: NYC vs. SF
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The Great Debate: NYC vs. SF

It seems that North Americans are perpetually torn and divided on which “coast” to favor. Seeing as the United States and Canada are such expansive countries, it’s a luxury to be able to judge those […]

Are The Japanese Anti-Traveler?
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Are The Japanese Anti-Traveler?

There’s been some buzz lately here in New York about fake signs cropping up in the NYC subway system. Designed to look like official decrees from the MTA, these posters instruct riders to avoid doing […]

Ten Weird Cities, In No Specific Order
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Ten Weird Cities, In No Specific Order

Just when you think that your city is somewhat unique and interesting, you read an article that makes your head explode. Cities with underground offices, street dogs that can navigate the underground transit system, and a British-themed […]

Meet Mali’s Jimi Hendrix: Bassekou Kouyate
Meet Mali’s Jimi Hendrix: Bassekou Kouyate

Meet Mali’s Jimi Hendrix: Bassekou Kouyate

Bassekou Kouyate can be thought of as the Jimi Hendrix of Mali. But instead of the guitar, Kouyate is a master of the ngoni, the ancient traditional lute found throughout West Africa (and probably at […]

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