Monthly Archives: December 2011

Seeing Asia by Water

Via Scoop.it – Travel News Travel TipsSeeing Asia by WaterVia www.travelandleisure.com

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What Can You Carry on Your Head? – Photo Gallery – LIFE

Via Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips A porter at a fruit market in London carries 15 baskets on his head, circa 1930.Via www.life.com

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Tourist arrested after trying to check in gun at WTC site

Via Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips A tourist from Tennessee reportedly thought she could check her loaded gun at New York City’s Sept. 11 memorial.Via www.msnbc.msn.com

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Sun starved? Here are tips to find a cheap sunny getaway – The Globe and Mail

Caribbean destinations tend to be among the least expensive, partly because so many Canadians love to go there, said Mr. Christie. via theglobeandmail.com Its good to see that Canadians’ desire to go to hot destinations also help keep prices reasonable … Continue reading

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Expedia.com: We verify our hotel reviews – USATODAY.com

Just days after completing its spin-off of online review giant TripAdvisor, Expedia.com tells Hotel Check-In that it has big plans for online hotel reviews. And with its new move, Expedia is making a big bet that online travel shoppers want … Continue reading

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Pacific NW | Splish, splash! Swimmers take a new year’s plunge | Seattle Times Newspaper

In the Dutch seaside resort of Scheveningen, thousands of men, women and children charge happily into the frigid North Sea each Jan. 1. Last year, a record 10,000 people, many in cheery red hats, loped across the beach and bobbed … Continue reading

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Travel | What to do about oversized seatmates | Seattle Times Newspaper

A morbidly obese seatmate encroached into my personal space,” she says. “He required a seat-belt extender and that the armrest divider be raised to accommodate his girth during the entire flight, including takeoff and landing. He also had to walk … Continue reading

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Olympics, Titanic, Cuba shape travel in 2012

NEW YORK — The Olympics, the centennial of the Titanic sinking, new rules on travel to Cuba, a once-a-decade horticultural festival in the Netherlands and a continued reliance on technology and personalization will all help shape travel in 2012. via … Continue reading

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Hot springs: From the most luxurious to the simply historic – CNN.com

View from the private bath of a Bettei Senjyuan guest room outside Minakami, Japan via cnn.com Top 5 hot springs. Japan gets first place. Iceland gets second.

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Overhead Bin – That’s the Spirit: is airline’s carry-on bag fee a siren call for competitors?

Are you willing to pay $25–$40 to take a carry-on bag onboard your next flight? While the most likely response from most travelers can’t be printed here, it seems that some people are, indeed, willing to pay for that privilege. … Continue reading

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