Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hawaii’s Big Island brews a cup of paradise

Hawaii’s Big Island brews a cup of paradise Prime pickings: Ripe coffee berries are sorted by hands at Hula Daddy Kona Coffee.  Laura Bly, USA TODAY Related storyFullscreen 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of coffee cultivation in Hawaii.  Laura Bly, … Continue reading

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Tourists’ scary tale: Bloodied by rocks, robbed in Peru – TODAY News

“All of our clothing is covered in blood. It’s just dripping off of us,” Jennifer Wolfrom said. The group was marched to the village center, where more residents appeared, shouting, beating and even whipping them. “I was like, I’m going … Continue reading

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10 most overrated tourist traps (and what to see instead)

10 most overrated tourist traps (and what to see instead) Stonehenge, England: This group of mystery stones has been described as mystical and magical. But what you rarely see in the postcards is that Stonehenge is wedged between two very … Continue reading

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Drugs mule British grandmother is sentenced to death | The Sun |News

No, no, no’ Brit gran sobs as she is sentenced to death Drugs mule … Lindsay Sandiford as she hears sentence By VINCE SOODIN Published: 22nd January 2013   A BRITISH grandmother sobbed “No, no, no!” as she was sentenced … Continue reading

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Taking her daughters to remote Australia to sleep on the ground – chicagotribune.com

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Counting the days for the best deals on airfare – Travel Kit on NBCNews.com

Counting the days for the best deals on airfare If you’ve ever found yourself fretting over how far in advance you should buy plane tickets in order to snag the best deal — and, really, who hasn’t? — you can … Continue reading

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Kayak.com introduces airfare forecasting feature – Travel Kit on NBCNews.com

Courtesy Kayak.com Kayak.com’s new airfare forecasting tool predicts whether a searched-for airfare is likely to rise or fall over the next seven days. via nbcnews.com I’m curious how the tool predicts the airfare, and if it is biased towards getting … Continue reading

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TSA to remove controversial full-body scanners – Travel on NBCNews.com

TSA to remove controversial full-body scanners via nbcnews.com Despite the title, TSA will still have the full-body scanners, but they are being replaced with ones that show a generic image of the body, rather than the actual naked image. They … Continue reading

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Oymyakon, the coldest village on earth: Temperatures drop to -71.2C, locals can’t wear glasses because they freeze to their faces and the school only shuts if it falls below -52C | Mail Online

The thick fur of these East Siberian Laikas puppies keeps them warm: Oymyakon is 750 metres above sea level, which means that the length of a day varies from 3 hours in December to 21 hours in the summer via … Continue reading

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