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Affordable Zurich: Hotels & Restaurants, Deals & Fun

by Denise Pulis

 

Beautiful Zurich, …

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Added by EnLinea Media on February 20, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Stalking The Great Bengal Tiger in India's Sunderban Delta

by Binoy Gupta 

Having lived in India my entire life, in all those years, often had I heard tales of the Sunderbans. Stretching across more than 10,000 square kilometers (almost 4,000 square miles) in the state of West Bengal and into Bangladesh, this delta is the world’s largest — and also its largest mangrove forest — an ecosystem so special that it’s been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since…

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Added by EnLinea Media on December 6, 2013 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Kansas City Jazz Still a Hot Ticket

by Diana Lambdin Meyer

Jazz in the Blue Room at the Jazz Museum, Kansas City Jazz in Kansas City is not like jazz in New Orleans or in any other great American music city. It’s a little more bluesy, a little heavier on the keyboards and bass, not so bold with the brass. They call it “cool jazz” here, jazz that’s a little gentler on the spirit.

In…

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Added by EnLinea Media on November 26, 2013 at 1:24pm — No Comments

San Telmo, Buenos Aires' Historic Heart

by Asli Pelit

The oldest neighborhood in Argentina‘s capital, San Telmo is…

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Added by EnLinea Media on November 20, 2013 at 3:54pm — 1 Comment

The Safari Spectacular That Is Tanzania's Ngorongoro Crater

by Fyllis Hockman

Africa Tanzania Ngorongoro Crater For people contemplating an Africa safari, the first place that comes to mind may well be …

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Added by EnLinea Media on November 5, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Istanbul Dining Gems: Tuck In & Tip Back Like a Turk at Traditional Meyhanes

by Asli Pelit

Imroz meyhane, Istanbul, Turkey Along with the dramatic blue waters of Turkey‘s Bosphorus, the opulent dome and minarets of Topkapi Palace and the Hagia Sophia, travelers to Istanbulalways come away wowed by…

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Added by EnLinea Media on October 18, 2013 at 3:02pm — 1 Comment

Straight Outta Derb Sultan: Saïd Mouskir’s Morocco Musical Fusion

by Tripatini staff 

Morocco’s one of those Arab countries where a lot of back-and-forth with Europe — particularly France and Spain — has helped foster a boom in pop music, both on Moroccan and European labels. One of its more prominent figures, Saïd Mouskir (usually spelled Mosker), is a 37-year-old of Berber origin from Casablanca’s Derb Sultan neighborhood, who packs more than ten albums under his belt since…

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Added by EnLinea Media on September 18, 2013 at 7:49am — No Comments

Stewart Island, A Wild Slice of Old New Zealand

by Fyllis Hockman

Flashlights bobbing in the night as we gingerly picked our way through the bush, all 15 of us switched off at the command of our guide Peter, leaving his the sole illumination, hopping and skipping over the remote, seaweed-strewn beach.

Suddenly there it was,…

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Added by EnLinea Media on September 14, 2013 at 3:17pm — No Comments

A Spin at the Whirling Dervishes Festival in Konya, Turkey

 

by Inka Piegsa-Quischotte



Three images are especially iconic when it comes to Turkey: the Blue Mosque of Istanbul, the library at…

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Added by EnLinea Media on August 6, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments

What Is Small-Ship Cruising Like?

by Shirley Linde



A small ship is part cruise ship and part private yacht. You have many of the advantages of cruising, but you can go to remote locations and out-of-the-way ports where big ships can’t go.



Typically, there are no group games, few announcements, no…

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Added by EnLinea Media on October 12, 2011 at 12:15pm — No Comments

North Korea Travel: Pyongyang Finally Starting to Open Up?

Part 1 of a four-part series by J. Thalia Cunningham

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Added by EnLinea Media on August 1, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Visiting Prague? Get Outta Town — Bohemia and Moravia (Gently) Rock

by Jacy Meyer

Sure, the capital of the Czech Republic is a many splendored thing, and 60 percent of visitors venture nowhere else in the country. But what they’re missing is massive, from…

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Added by EnLinea Media on May 10, 2011 at 7:44pm — No Comments

In Moscow Dining, Ekspeditsiya Expedites Adventurous Eating

via Hg2

Next time you’re in Russia’s capital and require an adventure fix without leaving the big city, go for an urban expedition at central Moscow’s …

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Added by EnLinea Media on May 8, 2011 at 10:13am — No Comments

Basking in Palm Springs Sunshine — and History

by Emma Krasov

California’s eternally sun-drenched desert resort is of course famous for a number of things, among them for being “the playground of the movie stars,” for its golf, its eponymous hot springs, its scorching summers, and its gay/lesbian…

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Added by EnLinea Media on April 17, 2011 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Making the Most of a Layover in Singapore: Hotels & Sights

by Elyse Glickman

Travelers often touch down in Singapore merely en route to Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and other countries in Asia…

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Added by EnLinea Media on April 11, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments

A London Restaurant/Bar That's Quite the Circus

via Hg2

The fare’s nouvelle-ish American — chef Nik Biok’s chic & tasty takes on comfort food like smoked stuffed chicken wings with chipotle tamarind, lime relish, and sour cream, or slow-roasted beef short ribs with…

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Added by EnLinea Media on April 6, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Spirit Airlines Fees Again Break New Ground

Miramar, Florida (Tripatini Newswire) Lowfare carrier Spirit Airlines, notable in recent years for pushing the envelope with its advertising as well as add-on fees such as the one imposed in 2010 for items stored in overhead bins,today again put itself in the forefront of the à-la-carte surcharges wave. CEO Ben Baldanza announced that as of September 1, Spirit will be instituting two additional fees, one built into the ticket price and another charged in-flight.…



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Added by EnLinea Media on April 1, 2011 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Iceland to Relocate to Spain's Costa del Sol

Las Chapas, Spain (Tripatini NewsWire) – Spanish Prime Minister José Luís Rodríguez Zapatero and Prime Minister of Iceland and former Loftleidir flight attendant Jóhanna Sigurdardóttir today announced the official launch of Operation Sól og Fjara (Sun and Beach) at a beachfront signing ceremony that concluded a six-month negotiation for the purchase of a strip of aging condominium buildings in the town of Las Chapas on Spain’s Costa del Sol.…

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Added by EnLinea Media on April 1, 2011 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

South Africa's Pop "Goddess of Cool"

by Tripatini staff

 

Having released her third album, Kulture Noir, last summer, Simphiwe Dana, a 30-year-old preacher’s daughter from rural Transkei, has become one of South Africa’s top musical sensations in just half a decade. Often compared to the late, great Miriam Makeba, she sings both in English and in her native Xhosa, mixing traditional Bantu musical idioms with contemporary…

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Added by EnLinea Media on March 29, 2011 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Ways to Donate for Japan Earthquake/Tsunami Disaster Relief

by Tripatini staff

 

As always, our thoughts, condolences, and fervent prayers are with Japan and the Japanese people as they try to recover from this catastrophe and deal with the still unrpedictable extent of fallout from damage to the Fukushima nuclear power plant. In the meantime,…

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Added by EnLinea Media on March 12, 2011 at 10:50am — No Comments

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