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    World's Most Delicious Street Food
    Street food is a fabulous way to explore a new destination, here is a great guide on where to go and what to try.
    World's Most Delicious Street Food
    http://bit.ly/12yoJzN
    The survivor’s manual to eating the best (and safest) street food.
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    Malaria and TB are bigger killers than AIDS in Africa
    Infographic: Aids, TB and Malaria in Africa
    http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/...
    Despite the gains, more Africans still die from Malaria even as the spotlight remains firmly fixed on HIV/AIDS.
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    July is a fabulous time to visit Mongolia if you like vibrant cultural traditions.
    Mongolia’s manly games
    http://www.bbc.com/travel/slideshow/20130709-...
    Every July, Mongolians from every corner of the vast country come together for Naadam, a festival that puts competitors’ bravery to the test.
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    Five Family-Friendly Volunteer Vacations, from Don't Mess With Mama http://bit.ly/17yHC4p
    5 Volunteer Vacations to Take with Your Kids (Even Little Ones) - Don't Mess with Mama
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    Volunteering is a fantastic way to model a sense of community and helping others with kids. But it’s not something that can only be done in your hometown. You can volunteer anywhere – even on vacation.
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    Today in History: The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York from France!
    http://travelresearchonline.com/tih/june/todayinhistory061713.htm
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    The French frigate Isere steamed into New York Harbor on June 17, 1885. On board were 214 crates originating in France. Inside the crates were the 350 individual pieces that would be assembled to create the Statue of Liberty. The statue was a gift to the United States from the people of France. The…
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    Was the travel experience easier and more pleasant, when these fees were just hidden or included and what you were quoted was what you paid?
    Most Annoying Travel Fees
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    New fees continue to make travelers see red—and not just from airlines. Here’s what you can do to...
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    As seen in Success Magazine...Hands Up Holidays! http://www.success.com/articles/1862--adopt-an-island
    Adopt an Island
    http://www.success.com/articles/1862--adopt-a...
    See the world and do some good while you're at it.
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    Do you agree with these? Or do you have your own to add?
    The Top Ten Most Exciting Food Cities | Culture on GOOD
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    You will probably not find better spaghetti Bolognese than in Bologna, Italy, but is that the most exciting place in the world to eat right now? While we will never turn down a bowl of fresh pasta, the most exciting cities for true foodies to visit today are also among the most diverse. Here&rs...
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    BBC poll: Germany most popular country in the world.
    Germany tops BBC country image poll
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    A poll in 25 countries for the BBC World Service suggests Germany is the most favourably viewed country in the world.
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    It List: The Best New Hotels 2013
    It List: The Best New Hotels 2013
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    Introducing the coolest new hotels, from a loft in Brooklyn to a sybaritic hideaway in Brazil.
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    Best Caribbean Islands for Foodies
    With fresh ingredients, amazing spices, and far-flung influences, these islands serve up some of the world’s most tantalizing cuisine.
    Best Caribbean Islands for Foodies
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    With fresh ingredients, amazing spices, and far-flung influences, these islands serve up some of ...
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    Eat your way across Europe—from a canal-side wine bar in Copenhagen to a classic Roman trattoria—with these local favorites as your guide.
    Europe's Best Places to Eat Like a Local
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    Eat your way across Europe—from a canal-side wine bar in Copenhagen to a classic Roman trattoria—...
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    Best and Worst Airlines for Lost Luggage
    Best and Worst Airlines for Lost Luggage
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    Choose your airline wisely to improve the odds of arriving with your luggage intact.
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    Go behind the scenes with Ben Affleck, and more, as part of Earth Day auctions! http://bit.ly/17WzRGb
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    The Climate Reality Project, the leading international organization dedicated to mobilizing action on climate change, and Charitybuzz, the global leader in online charity auctions, today announced the launch of the two-week Climate Reality auction.
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    I have only tried three of these and certainly agree with their inclusion, so will have to try more!
    Best Breakfasts Around the World
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    Start the day as locals do with these decadent breakfast dishes.
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    Kudos to United Airlines for launching a sustainability initiative for their supply chain http://bit.ly/15EKhen
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    CHICAGO, Ill. - United Airlines is launching a Sustainable Supply Chain (SSC) initiative in an effort to better understand the environmental ...
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    Lonely Planet's Top 10 sunrises ...are there any you would liek to add? http://bit.ly/13sagkW
    Top 10 sunrises of the world - travel tips and articles - Lonely Planet
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    Read Top 10 sunrises of the world for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet
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    Go Jude! Jude Law calls on WTO to uphold EU Seal Fur Ban http://bit.ly/17UuXJX
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    Actor Jude Law has appealed to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on PETA's behalf urging it to uphold the EU-wide ban on seal fur.
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    The shortlist of the UK's most sustainable companies http://bit.ly/ZG56lu
    Award categories | Sustainability Champions Awards | 2degrees
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    Vote for your favourite sustainable business ideas in water, carbon, supply chain & energy management.
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    Conde Nast Traveler's pick of the best Earth Day-friendly vacation spots: http://www.cntraveler.com/daily-traveler/2013/04/photos-environment-friendly-green-vacation-spots-hotels-resorts?mbid=nl_daily_traveler#/
    You Don't Have to Wait for Earth Day to Try These Eco-Friendly Vacation Spots
    http://www.cntraveler.com/daily-traveler/2013...
    Earth Day is coming up, and it's making us think about how we can save the world through travel. It's possible at these resorts and hotels, all of which were all winners or finalists in our 2012 World Savers Awards.
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    Conde Nast Traveler's pick of the best family friendly hotels - they're awesome! http://cntrvlr.com/15rSwdm
    Hot List 2013: The Top Hotels for Families
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    Feel free to take the whole clan to these luxury hotels and resorts—they're all new and each perfect for family vacations.
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    Ouch! Two ton bell traps tourist in China! http://bit.ly/XURwMP
    Firefighters spentover two hours rescuing tourist in eastern China Two-ton bell falls on tourist, ..
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    A prankster was lucky to escape with his life after a two-ton temple bell came crashing down on top of him. The tourist and his pals had been ...
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    The world as a classroom. Many parents agree that an extended period of travel can provide a valuable learning tool for children of all ages.
    The world as a classroom
    http://bit.ly/11lxxnp
    From online classes to semesters overseas, there are a number of methods parents can use to satisfy their travel bug while ensuring their children’s education is kept a priority.
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    T+L Best Mexican Restaurants in the USA. Is your favorite on the list?
    Best Mexican Restaurants in the U.S.
    http://bit.ly/102bhfu
    Satisfy your craving for Mexican food at these restaurants serving the best tacos, mole, and barb...
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    Major trend: unorthodox tourist attractions http://www.eturbonews.com/34352/unorthodox-tourist-attractions-becoming-major-trend
    Incredible, dazzling and far-fetched holiday destinations  Unorthodox tourist attractions becoming .
    http://www.eturbonews.com/34352/unorthodox-to...
    With an almost endless number of reasons to visit an even vaster array of holiday destinations, tourist boards have continually looked to find, if ...
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    Moms want more from airlines http://www.eturbonews.com/34350/moms-want-more-airlines
    Study Reveals Many Moms Are Stressed by Family Travel Moms want more from airlines - eTurboNews.com
    http://www.eturbonews.com/34350/moms-want-mor...
    NEW YORK, N.Y.- With spring in full bloom many families are starting to plan for their big summer vacation. For air carriers, this means more child ...
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    The World's Top 10 Dive spots http://www.lonelyplanet.com/themes/adventure-travel/dive-into-the-big-blue/?intaffil=lpemail
    Dive into the big blue - Adventure travel - Lonely Planet
    http://www.lonelyplanet.com/themes/adventure-...
    Read Dive into the big blue for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet
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    QR codes on your luggage...why not? http://www.jaunted.com/story/2013/4/17/71114/2222/travel/QR+Codes+on+Your+Luggage+Tags%2C+Why+Not%3F
    QR Codes on Your Luggage Tags, Why Not?
    http://www.jaunted.com/story/2013/4/17/71114/...
    QR Codes on Your Luggage Tags, Why Not? || Jaunted
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    CNN's Top 10 Natural Attractions of the World http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/16/travel/gogobot-world-wonders/index.html?hpt=tr_c2
    http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/16/travel/gogo...
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    Guess which airport was just voted the World's Best by Skytrax? (PS it has an awesome children's playground too!)
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    Daryl Hannah speaks about the need for emotional connection by travelers. http://www.eturbonews.com/34246/sustain-destinations-travelers-must-have-emotional-connection?
    WTTC session addresses saving natural resources To sustain destinations, travelers must have an ...
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    ABU DHABI - Actress and activist, Daryl Hannah, who spoke during an eco session at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) 13th Global Summit said ...
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    Awesome video clip for India's Holi festival: http://www.holifestival.com/uk/
    Home
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    Holi Festival of Colours
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    From our friends at Wanderlust, 5 things to know about going to Cambodia: http://www.wanderlust.co.uk/magazine/blogs/i-wish-id-known/know-before-you-go-cambodia
    5 things I wish I'd known about Cambodia | I wish I'd known... | Wanderlust
    http://www.wanderlust.co.uk/magazine/blogs/i-...
    Author Gabrielle Yetter reveals five things she wished she'd known before moving to Cambodia almost three years ago
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    Sustainable hotels - not just about being green: http://www.eturbonews.com/34256/sustainable-hotels-are-more-just-about-being-green?
    Dubai hotel earns green certification Sustainable hotels are more than just about being green - ...
    http://www.eturbonews.com/34256/sustainable-h...
    LOS ANGELES, California - Time Oak Hotel & Suites in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been certified by Green Globe. The mission of TIME Hotels ...
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    Survey confirms that family vacations are worth every penny http://www.myfamilytravels.com/content/56039-family-vacation-survey-confirms-vacations-are-worth-every-penny
    Family Vacation Survey Confirms That Vacations Are Worth Every Penny
    http://www.myfamilytravels.com/content/56039-...
    Family vacation forum and family travel reviews about family vacations, trip advisor, travel advisor, and hotel reviews.
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    For those of you in London, Sebastian Salgado's new exhibit premieres at the Natural History Museum on April 11! http://www.cntraveler.com/daily-traveler/2013/04/photographer-sebastiao-salgado-genesis-book-exhibition?mbid=nl_daily_traveler
    See This: Sebastião Salgado's New Photography Exhibit,
    http://www.cntraveler.com/daily-traveler/2013...
    Photographer Sebastiao Salgado unveils his new exhibit, "Genesis," at the London Museum of Natural History April 11. The incredible photography captures scenes in the 46 percent of the world that remains untouched by modern life.
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    Learn how a popular radio drama is motivating Caribbean kids to get excited about nature http://3bl.me/dkakgg
    Kids Get Excited About Nature Across Caribbean  | 3BL Media
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    April 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Primary schools across St. Lucia are bubbling with excitement after being visited by a White-breasted Thrasher, Iguana, Coral and “Tin Tin” as part of a series of activities that are being led by PCI Media Impact as part of My Island-My Community.
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    BHUTAN plans to become the first country in the world to turn its agriculture completely organic, banning the sales of pesticides and herbicides and relying on its own animals and farm waste for fertilisers. By shunning all but organic farming techniques, the Himalayan state will cement its status as a paradigm of sustainability. Read more>>http://bit.ly/YroO4m
    Bhutan set to plough lone furrow as world's first wholly organic country
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    John Vidal and Annie Kelly: By shunning all but organic farming techniques, the Himalayan state will cement its status as a paradigm of sustainability
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    An interactive guide to Cambodia's Angkor Wat from our friends at Conde Nast Traveler http://www.cntraveler.com/daily-traveler/2013/04/angkor-wat-interactive-guide?mbid=nl_daily_traveler
    Cambodia Travel: The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Angkor Wat
    http://www.cntraveler.com/daily-traveler/2013...
    Between the tour groups, the guides, and the crowds, navigating Angkor Wat can put even the most collected traveler into a tizzy. We've built an interactive travel guide that takes the stress out of it all—and even fills you in on the history of the structure, which is just outside of Siem Rea...
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    CN Traveler's list of hotels with the most spectacular views...do you have any other suggestions? http://www.cntraveler.com/room-with-a-view/photos-room-with-a-view?mbid=nl_daily_traveler
    Room With a View
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    Take in the vistas from our favorite hotels with spectacular views
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    Wendy Perrin's suggestion for the best credit card for travel http://www.cntraveler.com/perrin-post/2013/04/ask-wendy-best-credit-cards-with-no-foreign-transaction-fees
    Ask Wendy: Best Credit Cards with No Foreign Transaction Fees
    http://www.cntraveler.com/perrin-post/2013/04...
    In her weekly advice column, Wendy Perrin helps a reader decide which credit cards offer the most rewards and will be most ideal for a trip to China.
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    Kudos to Corinthia hotels and their support of clean water in Tanzania http://www.eturbonews.com/print/34142
    http://www.eturbonews.com/print/34142
    LONDON, England - Alfred Pisani, Founder and Group Chairman of Corinthia Hotels, and Corporate Patron of international water aid charity, Just a Drop (JAD), has committed to a second Corinthia Hotels-sponsored clean water project in Tanzania, this time in the Kingazi Village outside of Dar es Salaam...
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    A fabulous initiative to help conserve sea turtles:
    http://voluntourismgal.wordpress.com/2013/03/30/a-billion-baby-turtles/
    http://voluntourismgal.wordpress.com/2013/03/...
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    Useful insights into the thorny issue of whether to travel to problematic destinations from our friends at Ethical Traveler: http://www.ethicaltraveler.org/2013/04/to-boycott-or-not-to-boycott-the-ethics-behind-your-travel-dollars/
    To Boycott or Not to Boycott: The Ethics behind Your Travel Dollars
    http://www.ethicaltraveler.org/2013/04/to-boy...
    Ethical travel as a concept is now common discourse, with travelers increasingly asking now they can minimize the impact they have on local communities, as well
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    We're on Pinterest! Come check us out at http://pinterest.com/handsupholidays/
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    Hands Up Holidays is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.
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    New travel campaign against the use of plastic to be applauded: http://www.ethicaltraveler.org/2013/04/plastic-water-bottles-begone-new-travelers-against-plastic-campaign-launched/
    Plastic Water Bottles, Begone! New Travelers Against Plastic Campaign Launched
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    [caption id=attachment_5539 align=aligncenter width=480] Photo: Travelers Against Plastic (TAP)[/caption] Purchasing a plastic bottle of water or two
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    Sadly British Airways are suspending their flights to Tanzania - will this affect your desire to go there?
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    Sadly British Airways are suspending their flights to Tanzania - will this affect your desire to go there?
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    From our friends at Wanderlust magazine, how to cook Cambodian cuisine: http://www.wanderlust.co.uk/magazine/blogs/food--drink/how-to-cook-cambodian-cuisine
    How to cook Cambodian cuisine | Food & Drink | Wanderlust
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    Foodies are fond of South-East Asia with Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia home to a whole host of flavours. But what about Cambodia? Here's how to cook up your own feast at home
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    The Rainforest Foundation's ranking of ethical chocolate brands http://www.sustainablebrands.com/news_and_views/supply_chain/rainforest-foundation-promotes-sustainable-palm-oil-uk-easter-chocolate-
    Latest News | Sustainable Brands
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    Get set for an explosion of creativity in 2013 as the Sustainable Brands community moves From Revolution to Renaissance.Find out more
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