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7 of the weirdest sculpture parks in the world

Aug 24, 2014 No Comments by

When most people think of sculptures, classics like Rodin’s The Thinker or Michelangelo’s David come to mind, not gigantic hands or underwater goddesses. We’ve collected a list of parks across the globe that are home to some of the strangest, most off-the-wall sculptures you can imagine. From Man Throwing Babies to 1001 Nights built from […]

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8 great hotel perks in the Caribbean

Feb 06, 2014 No Comments by

The Caribbean is a big place. For rookies and veterans, it can be tough to know which island to visit and which place to stay. If deals and perks play into your vacation decision making, the unexpected bonuses at these hotels — from free kayaking lessons to massages overlooking an underground lake — might help […]

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Breaking Travel News review: Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière

Jan 17, 2014 No Comments by

There remains no better way to travel from London to Paris than with Eurostar. Be it for business or pleasure, the international rail service – which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2014 – whisks passengers seamlessly to the centre of their destination with no luggage restrictions, no maddening airport security queues, and, more simply, no […]

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A New Year’s Checklist for Travelers

Jan 01, 2014 No Comments

It’s a new year, time to start a gratitude journal and hit the gym, yes, but also time to ensure you get lounge access, free miles and the best possible outcome should your flight be canceled. In 2013 travelers bemoaned being barred from planes, stranded in faraway cities and confused about what’s allowed on board. […]

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8 Road Safety Tips For Travelers

Jun 06, 2013 No Comments

When you stop and look at the statistics, it becomes clear that it’s a big dangerous world out there. Particularly for international travelers when they take to the roadways. According to theAssociation for Safe Internal Road Travel (ASIRT), more than 3,200 people die in road crashes every day around the globe. That’s 1.3 million people a year. […]

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Safety Tips for Solo Travelers

Jun 03, 2013 No Comments

There’s nothing quite like that liberating feeling when you’ve embarked on a trip on your own. Nothing but you and your camera and, of course, a map. And although every traveler should take safety precautions when visiting a new country, those going stag should add a few more things to their list. So if you’re planning […]

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