Monthly Archives: August 2013

Mount Fuji, So Popular It Hurts

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips The vexing challenge of protecting Japan’s most recognizable natural landmark grows more intense as Mount Fuji is added to Unesco’s World Heritage list. Jenny Truong‘s insight: Mt. Fuji is one of the … Continue reading

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Life is good in Italy’s medieval jewel, Siena

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips Home to famed Duomo and Europe’s finest piazza, city was made for strolling. Jenny Truong‘s insight: Never been to Siena, but definitely on my list for next Italy trip. See on seattletimes.com

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American Tourist Breaks Finger Off 600-Year-Old Italian Statue

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips There are a few basic rules in museums. The first, and most important, is: don’t touch the art. Jenny Truong‘s insight: Why you should obey those signs they post at museums and … Continue reading

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Sabre reservation system outage delays flights

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips An outage at the airline reservation system Sabre caused headaches for airlines around the world early Tuesday morning. Jenny Truong‘s insight: So glad I wasn’t flying today!  See on edition.cnn.com

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Vdara Hotel is dog-friendly

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips Vdara Hotel & Spa has launched Vdog, a new dog-friendly program offering crates, pet sitting services and an amenity basket with waste bags, treats and info on the 24-hour dog park and … Continue reading

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3 Travel Packages for $600 or less including Taxes

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips 1) Las Vegas – $556.00 including taxes will cover your round trip flights from Toronto to Las Vegas, and 4 nights accommodation at Circus Circus. This package l See on www.examiner.com

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Come on in, the water’s fine! Greenlanders take wild swimming to the icy extreme

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips It is known for its harsh climate and snowy landscapes, but Greenlanders have also been experiencing a summer heatwave of sorts, prompting them to show the world how they like to cool … Continue reading

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The deep-sea creature that glows, grows up to 30 METRES long and is so rare it’s known as the ‘Unicorn of the Sea’

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips Divers in Australia have captured rare images of the Pyrostremma spinosum sea creature that can reach 30 metres in length and its translucent cylindrical body is made up of thousands of tiny … Continue reading

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‘Yes, London is GREAT, now visit the rest of the UK’: New tourism drive from Visit Britain

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips While London is Britain’s main draw, the tourist board wants to encourage visitors to Stonehenge, country pubs and other heritage cities to emulate the success of countries like Italy. Jenny Truong‘s insight: … Continue reading

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Seven abandoned wonders of Antarctica: The whaling bases, research sites and military installations that have all succumbed to the South Pole’s icy weather

See on Scoop.it – Travel News Travel Tips Many Antarctic colonies have, for reasons obvious to anyone who values their fingers and toes, failed to prosper, leaving the icy continent littered with the remnants of human habitation. See on www.dailymail.co.uk

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