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New Airlift/Newish Resort Open Bimini Further to the World

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The Bahamas’ westernmost island group (made up of North Bimini, South Bimini, and several even tinier island such as East Bimini and Cat Cay), have been a favored getaway - especially from nearby…

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Added by David Paul Appell on August 12, 2018 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Sardinia, the Emerald Isle of Italy

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The Mediterranean’s second largest island after its neighbour SicilySardinia has become known among holidaymakers internationally for its beaches and the upmarket, jet-settish vibe of areas like its Costa Smeralda, along its northeastern coast. But the other side of this island is an ancient and multifaceted geology and history – as well as a distinctive local culture and not one but two local languages that set it…

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Added by David Paul Appell on August 4, 2018 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Airbus' Nifty New A330neo, First Being Flown by TAP Air Portugal

This past weekend I had the honor of being one of the select few media invitees to TAP Air Portugal’s presentation of its first Airbus A330neo – and not only its first, but the first of any airline. In just 18 years since its founding, the European aerospace consortium based in Toulouse, France…

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Added by David Paul Appell on July 11, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments

How Sweet It Is: 5 Premier Chocolate Destinations

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Happy World Chocolate Day! Fewer foodstuffs in the world today seem to have more fans than xocolātl, the cacao-based infusion the Spanish conquistadors found quaffed by the elites…

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Added by David Paul Appell on July 7, 2018 at 10:06am — No Comments

New York City's Top 6 Revolutionary War Sites

            Daniel Schwen



Allow me to mark the USA's Independence Day to note that when it comes to Revolutionary War tourism, many people automatically think of Boston and Philadelphia. But back before, during, and after…

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Added by David Paul Appell on July 4, 2018 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Central America's Top 10 Sea-Turtle Spots

            Eder Omar Campos González





Today is World Turtle Day again, and for me that brings to mind how, in a world chock full of…

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Added by David Paul Appell on May 23, 2018 at 11:11am — No Comments

Why Travel to El Salvador Is on the Upswing

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Added by David Paul Appell on May 12, 2018 at 11:45am — No Comments

In Costa Rica, Arenal = Adventure

            Robert Cicchetti



Since the 1980s, Costa Rica has of course…

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Added by David Paul Appell on May 3, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments

A Beijing 'Snack Street' Not for the Faint of Stomach

            David Paul Appell

When I travel, when at all possible I like to try unusual foods -…

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Added by David Paul Appell on April 11, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Meissen, Germany a Gem for Porcelain, Wine & More

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Originating as a Slavic settlement in the Dark Ages, for more than three centuries, the town, the small city…

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Added by David Paul Appell on April 4, 2018 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Northern Ireland: Good Things Come in Wee Packages

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On St. Patrick's Day, many of our…

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Added by David Paul Appell on March 17, 2018 at 1:01pm — No Comments

8 Extraordinary 'Water Towns' Near Shanghai

             David Paul Appell



China
’s largest city is unquestionably an amazing, fun, and fascinating place to visit – a mix of ancient and cutting-edge culture/architecture, along with fabulous dining, shopping, and…

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Added by David Paul Appell on February 27, 2018 at 8:31am — No Comments

Chicago's United Nations of Yum

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The USA’s second largest…

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Added by David Paul Appell on February 4, 2018 at 11:04am — No Comments

The Lovely, Little Known Wine Country of Brazil

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When even wine connoisseurs think of Latin America and the fruit of the…

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Added by David Paul Appell on February 1, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Feliz Natal from Gramado, Christmas Capital of Latin America!

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Added by David Paul Appell on December 22, 2017 at 4:48am — No Comments

Czech Cool Beyond Prague in Brno, the Country's 2nd City

               Tomas Luka



The magnificent Czech capital…

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Added by David Paul Appell on November 27, 2017 at 10:35am — No Comments

Le Beaujolais Nouveau Est Arrivé! A Lovely Wine Region of France

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Throughout the year, the calendars of wine lovers are filled with all manner of momentous dates, of harvests, vintage releases, festivals, and more. And since the 1980s, few…

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Added by David Paul Appell on November 16, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

In South Florida, a Tale of Two Science Museums

     all photos: David Paul Appell



When my husband was just a little fella, he was also a little nerd (an adorable little nerd, it goes without saying!) who was always dragging his folks to the Miami Science Museum in Miami’s Coconut Grove district. And as adults, since moving down here 15 years…

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Added by David Paul Appell on November 10, 2017 at 3:01am — 1 Comment

San Francisco, California Is an American Original

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There are excellent reasons northern California‘s “City by the Bay” is one of America’s most storied cities (if far from its most typical). Born as a colonial Spanish mission and fort on the tip of a peninsula, San Francisco was…

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Added by David Paul Appell on October 25, 2017 at 6:16pm — No Comments

7 Excellent 'Ethnic' Restaurants of Paris

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The many immigrants who’ve made the City of Light home over the years (many from onetime French colonies and current departments) have left an exotic mark tasty enough to justify a visit by itself — especially if you’re curious about unusual cuisines that may be hard or even impossible to find even in, say, New York, London, or Los Angeles. And oftentimes they’re some of the less pricey — even least pricey — sit-down restaurant…

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Added by David Paul Appell on October 8, 2017 at 1:41pm — No Comments

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