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Norway Lifts Many European Travel Curbs From July 15, Including 3 Swedish Provinces

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Uber And Lyft Overcharge Riders Traveling To And From Non-white Neighborhoods, Study Reveals

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A study analyzed Uber and Lyft trips in Chicago, revealing those going to and from low-income and non-white areas were overcharged per mile - but it's the algorithms that are to ... read more

Hungary To Review Rules On Travel To Neighbors Over Coronavirus Spikes

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Austrian Govt Issues Travel Warnings For Bulgaria, Romania & Moldova Over Coronavirus Situation

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'Travel As We Knew It Is Over And It's Never Coming Back,' Says Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky

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Brian Chesky, who co-founded the U.S-based rental site in 2008, believes there will be a 'redistribution of where people travel instead of to a few cities, to local ... read more

What Travel Tribe Do YOU Belong To? Some Of Us Are Cautious, Some Daring - And Some Plain Defiant

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This year, your summer holiday says more about you than cash ever can. So, are you a staycation sissy or an adventure addict ready to brave airport ... read more

Crime Writer Peter May Recalls His Travel Adventures And Reveals Hemingway Is His Fantasy Companion

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Author Peter May talks about his favourite foreign countries - France and California - reveals why Ernest Hemingway is his dream travel partner - and ... read more

Searches For Holidays In Spain And Greece Increase More Than 50 Per Cent Says TravelSupermarket

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TravelSupermarket says there have been 40 per cent more price searches for July, August and September holidays in the last two weeks of May compared with previous ... read more

Travel Bubbles? Air Bridges? What DOES It Mean For Summer Holidays? Here Are The Answers You Need

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There has been a lot of talk this week about 'air bridges' and how they might offer holidaymakers a chance to enjoy a couple of weeks away. Tom Chesshyre reveals how they might ... read more

TV Chef Ainsley Harriott Recalls His Travel Adventures

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This week TV chef Ainsley Harriott checks in to our travel Q&A. He talks about his earliest holiday memory - a trip to New York - being 'blown away' by Sydney's Icebergs restaurant - and ... read more

Adventure Travel Writer Sadie Whitelocks Ventures Inside A Remote Nomadic Mongolian Tribe Camp

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During an off-roading adventure through Mongolia, Sadie Whitelocks stopped off for tea with a welcoming local family. She was shown how they milk a horse and served snuff in their ... read more

Coronavirus Travel Queries Answered, From Postponing BA Flights To Refunds On Travel Insurance

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This week a reader also asks, in light of the pandemic, if they can claim back a 'non-refundable' deposit on a holiday lodge in ... read more

The Interactive IATA Coronavirus Travel Regulations Map That Reveals Restrictions Country-by-country

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Simply click on a country and a panel pops up that reveals the latest regulations that apply there. Each country is colour-coded according to how strict its regulations ... read more

You Can Bag A Summer Bargain - IF Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Are Lifted

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If coronavirus travel restrictions are reversed by July or August, you might just want to take a punt on a package getaway in the Med. Here's our guide to choosing a summer break ... read more

The Holiday Guru Answers Traveller Queries Including Claiming Money Back From A Collapsed Firm

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The Holiday Guru is always on hand to answer your questions. This week issues tackled include claiming money back from collapsed UK firm Shearings and package holiday refund ... read more

WHERE And WHEN Tourists Can Travel In 2020, Country By Country As The Coronavirus Lockdown Eases

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With major tourist hotspots expected to reopen this month - expectations are again on the rise that summer 2020 may not be limited to just parks and back ... read more

Virgin Atlantic A350 Captain Asks Travellers To 'buy Airline Tickets Like You Bought Toilet Paper'

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Australian Captain Chris Pohl, 56, who has been flying for 38 years, posted a picture of himself holding up a piece of cardboard carrying the message to his Instagram profile. It's had over 4,100 ... read more

Scott Morrison Supports Making Returned Travellers Pay For Their Own Quarantine

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The Prime Minister said state governments were 'within their rights' to send people the bill and that he is making plans to reduce the number of people flying ... read more

How To Plan A Holiday To Key Countries Exempt From England's Travel Quarantine

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The government has released a list of around 60 countries that Britons can travel to without needing to quarantine on their return. Here we look at some of the best travel routes and accommodation ... read more

Covid Travel Queries Answers, From Cancelling An Amsterdam Boat Holiday To Travel Insurance Refunds

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This week a reader also asks how they would claim a refund on a trip to Spain in September if travel restrictions are tightened as a result of the ... read more

Tips On Claiming A Refund From EasyJet, Rebooking With Ryanair And Travelling To Canada

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The Holiday Guru is always on hand to answer your questions. And with the pandemic causing mass confusion among travellers, the Guru's advice has never been more sought ... read more

Lockdown Armchair Travel Highlights, Including Bettany Hughes' National Trust Podcast

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Armchair traveller Neil Simpson reveals how to explore the world from home during lockdown. This week a series of ten National Trust podcasts from Bettany Hughes is ... read more

Travel Safely And Still Look Stylish With The Best Accessories To Pack For A Post-lockdown Holiday

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We don't have to cover ourselves in ugly PPE to stay safe as we jet off to Europe. Here are the best accessories to pack in these health-conscious ... read more

Tips On Rebooking Jet2 Flights, Travel Insurance Refunds And Paying Off Outstanding Costs For Trips

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The Holiday Guru is always on hand to answer your questions. And with the pandemic causing mass confusion among travellers, the Guru's advice has never been more sought ... read more

Bill Gates: 'Certificates For The Vaccinated Will Be Created To Help Facilitate Global Travel

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According to Bill Gates, “Eventually what well have to have is certificates of whos a recovered person, whos a vaccinated person Because you dont want people moving around the world where youll have some countries that wont have it ... read more

Unique Bird Song That 'went Viral' Among Sparrows Travelled 2,000 Miles In 20 Years

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Recordings reveal how the song started off in British Columbia before reaching Alberta in 2004, Ontario in 2014, and the east coast by 2019. The old call has virtually ... read more

Hungary Won't Back EU Request To Add Non-EU Countries To Safe Travel List — Orban

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Travel Companies Report Their Biggest Saturday Sales EVER As Bargain Hunters Rush To Book

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Spain-holiday.com, the third biggest holiday rental site in Spain, said it had a record-breaking Saturday morning whileTUI, Britain's leading tour operator, reported a rise of 50 per cent in ... read more

Portuguese Holiday Island Of Madeira Will Pay For Coronavirus Tests For All Tourists

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According to the tourist board, Madeira and sister island Porto Santo are focusing on positioning themselves as 'Covid-safe destinations' and are 'developing good practices to deal with ... read more

Skeletons Buried Near Bamburgh Castle Belonged To People Who Had Travelled Across The British Isles

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Over the past 20 years, experts from Durham University have been studying the remains of 110 Anglo-Saxons found buried in the dunes near the Northumberland ... read more

US Department Of Transportation To Ban Dog Breed Discrimination On Airlines

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The regulation is set to put an end to airlines discriminating against service dogs based on their appearance or breed—particularly pit bulls. via goodnewsnetwork ... read more

2019 Most Dangerous US Cities

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This article is dated December 2018, and it's based on 2017 data, but whatever. :) RoadSnacks has a similar list here, and here'... read more

How To Take Your Own Passport Photo

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I was having a hard time converting a digital photo down to the correct 2x2 physical size. Then I found this article: take your own passport photos. At first, I was thinking Tell me something I don't know. Then I saw the link to the State Departm ... read more

Airlines Misbehaving

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How Did Moscow's Stray Dogs Learn To Navigate The Metro?

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Interesting. "Of Moscow's 35,000-odd stray dogs, about 20 are thought to travel regularly on the city's underground rail system. These dogs seem to be able to identify which trains to board, and where to alight. It appears that they can recognise humans who will give them a treat or a pat — and avoid those who won... read more

Alternate Route

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Don't you hate it when you take an alternate route to get away from a slow driver only to have them end up in front of you later? ... read more

Must See Sights Around The World

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A list of must-see sights around the world. Less obvious places, such as Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory in Vermont, or the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, etc. Hopefull ... read more

Best Places To Go (2013)

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Travel Picks: Best Places to Go in 2013 : Condé Nast Traveler. Nashville made the list! Here's what they say about it:"The new Nashville offers two things worth traveling for: ... read more

Things To Do In Nashville

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.newspaper -webkit-columns: 60px 3; -moz-columns: 60px 3; columns: 60px 3; .fonts text-align: left; font-family:arial, sans-serif; Some of these are in the general area, not Nashville, proper. Adventure Science ... read more

Which Airports Have Body Scanning Technology

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Which airports have body-scanning technology?- Airports to avoid, if at all possible: Which airports have body-scanning technology? - CNN.com At least my airport, Nashville Int'l, uses the ... read more

Preikestolen

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via Visit Norway "Preikestolen is one of Rogaland county, Norway's most visited attractions, and one of the country's most spectacular photo subjects. It has been named one of the world's most spectacular viewing points by both CNN Go and Lonely Planet. It ris... read more

Trip To California

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Travel

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Things you maybe never knew about Nashville Expatriation sites/pages Ten Benefits of Expatriation ... read more

Airport Arrival

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Some pictures as we arrived in the airport. There was a great welcoming party there! We've never had an airport welcoming party before! ... read more

Moscow

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Well, we made it to Moscow!After a long plane trip, we managed to get through passport control and customs with no problems. And all of our luggage made it!Our CHI Rep and driver were late getting to the airport and we were worried, but they did eventually show up. We got our first taste of traffic, and let me go on record to say — I wi ... read more

Roanoke

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I'm home after a long trip to Roanoke, VA and back. It was quite an experience overall. The 1-3/4 hour drive to SMF was punctuated by the puppy screaming and howling in the crate behind me in the van. She messed the newspapers once and I stopped ... read more

Iowa

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It's over, for me, anyway. I rode two days in and that was enough. As I expected, it was nice to ride with 10,000 other cyclists and the party-like attitude of the riders and the people in the towns was really nice. The problem was that it took place in Iowa. I was glad that when I rode, it was overcast, had head winds, and occasional rains. Ot ... read more

Guatemala

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We visited Evelyn's family and ate like the pigs that we are. Bijou had fun. I guess the highlight was going to the cemetery. Believe it or not, it was really Gothic, colorful, historical and very interesting, in general. We didn't have much time for sightseeing this time (only 4 days), but now everyone has at least met Bijou, so the m ... read more

Kansas

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What an incredibly boring state. Tara, her sister Sandie, niece Destiny and I flew from Nashville to attend her youngest sister Stephanie's high school graduation in Council Grove, Kansas.  Tara and I figured we'd find something to do that night upon arrival in ... read more

Vancouver

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Our trip was great.  Here's a very short story. We left on 8/11 from my work. My boss made me attend a meeting that day which ended at 2:30, whereupon I joined June, Brian and Andy who were in our van, waiting in the parking lot. Boy, did I need a vacation! We arrived at Jeannie's that night, stayed overnight and dropped of ... read more

Charleston And Savannah

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Charleston, SC We drove ... and drove ... and drove — 10 hours or so — from Nashville until finally reaching Charleston, South Carolina. Along the way, we stopped in Asheville, Nort ... read more

California, What A Trip!

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Thursday, before we left on Saturday, I took Austin to his Grandma Joy's house. We had a good visit and he took to her immediately. I left him on Friday morning and drove back to Nashville. I was supposed to get my eardrums cut open for the plane ride because I had ear infections, but the steroids and antibiotics had put a negative pressure ... read more

Ft. Lauderdale

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St. Louis

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Chicago

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Tara and I left Nashville for Chicago on a Thursday morning. At the last minute I decided to let my cat Myca out. I figured he would return shortly after doing his "business" in the neighbor's bushes, as usual, and I could then lock him in the house for the duration of our trip. When he didn't re ... read more

Atlanta Trip

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Tara and I just got back from a long weekend in Atlanta.  It was nice to see the town.  I'd passed through before, but had never stopped to look.  The first touristy thing we did after eventually finding our hotel — the downtown Courtyard-by-Marriott, picked o ... read more

California Here We Come!

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For our "summer vacation," Tara and I went to California. Where in California? Just about everywhere in 4½ days. We took a Southwest Airlines "direct" flight from Nashville to Oakland. Stupidly, we thought "direct" meant direct. But, as the pilot explained as he came back and chatted with us while we sat ... read more

Portugal To Hungary

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How I Spent My Summer Vacations (Portugal to Hungary) from 1992 Portugal/Azores ... read more

Eastern Canada

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Roving reporter returns from East (September, 1989) — Bill returned from his trip to eastern Canada a few weeks back. He was supposed to seek out and capture Wild Man Doug. Remember? Well, he's back. Bill, that is. When asked to report his findings, however, Bill said, What? You never said anything about ... read more

Europe

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Nashville  — June, 1996I planned everything in advance. Or so I thought. I bought my round-trip plane ticket three months in advance. I "surfed The Web" and researched whatever I could find regarding my destination cities and countries. I bought renter's insurance for the apartment, a video camera, a new suit for t ... read more

Europe '96 Video

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TSA Sexual Assault

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TSA - Sexual AssaultTSA - Sexual Assault If I do have to fly, I'll try and make all connections through New Jersey! See the next link: ... read more

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