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The Mystical Riches of Luang Prabang

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>At 4:30 a.m., the ring of my alarm clock stirred me awake. Though I had spent the previous night indulging in Laotian specialties like <i>larb gai</i> (spicy chopped chicken), I rose effortlessly, eager to participate in a time-honored tradition: the local Buddhist monks’ daily …

Oscars get political with Pussy Riot film setting the pace for best documentary

Glinting gems, red carpet couture and conspicuous grooming are all hallmarks of Oscar night that can be relied on to brighten up March. This year, however, the Academy Awards will offer more than just glamour. Hollywood is heading to the centre of global political debate.<p>The films now vying for a …

10 Ways to Earn Frequent Flyer Miles Without Getting On a Plane

Earning miles in the air is very straight forward. Get on the plane and earn one frequent flyer mile for every mile flown in the air. Although elite flyers may earn a mileage bonus for every mile flown, there are much better ways to earn miles on the ground.<p>We talked to long-time travel hacker, …

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Airlines Top the List of the 13 Most Watched Video Travel Ads of 2013

A creative, heartfelt, or hilarious video is one of the quickest ways that travel brands can reach travelers far beyond their usual market reach. And …

Home of The World's Greatest Travelers

2018 EVENT BLOG<p>Home at last, home at last…<p>Tuesday, 7 May 2018 - USA, California, Home, Office... Heading back from Miami to SFO, where the whole 2018 …

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12 Expert Solutions to Common Holiday Travel Problems

By Wendy Perrin, CNTraveler.com<p>With millions of people flying to their holiday vacation destinations this weekend, and with severe weather expected to disrupt some of those travel plans, I thought it might help to provide some tips for coping with common holiday travel problems:<p>1. If a winter storm …

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New Orleans' OTHER Cemeteries, Part 1

In New Orleans we live with the dead every day. That's an odd thing to say. But the spirit of death is ever present: in the devastation of Katrina; in the evidence of Voodoo practices seen here and there; and in our cemeteries, which are landmarks, shrines, and part of the landscape of our dizzying …

Art meets social causes in Berlin

Get involved in the city’s thriving alternative arts scene with an exhibition that not only promotes local art but also helps local society.<p>In a city where artistic freedom and tolerance prevail – and where funds are scarce – online blogs and magazines are the lifeblood of Berlin’s ever-mushrooming …

Our Italian Adventure/In Italo Veritas

2013 marks the "Anno della Cultura Italiana", a year-long celebration of Italian culture in the U.S. While numerous festivities have been held in the States to fete the occasion, my family and I believed there was no better way to honor the U.S.-Italian friendship than to travel to Italy. We wanted …