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9 Cities Where Public Transit Offers Eye-Popping Views

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9 Cities Where Public Transit Offers Eye-Popping Views

Many tourists ride the free Staten Island Ferry just to see the skyline and the Statue of Liberty, but New York isn’t the only place where public transportation provides outstanding vistas. In many major cities across the world, sublime views can be had for as little as a one-way commuter fare. And you’ll get the…

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Colombia’s buzzing comeback city

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Colombia’s buzzing comeback city

In 2016, the Colombian government and the Farc rebels signed a historic peace deal, ending half a century of civil war and opening the floodgates for tourism. Last year, more than four million foreigners visited the country, up from only 1.3 million a decade ago. And while the cities of Bogota, Cartagena and Medellin top most travellers’ lists,…

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NYC Restaurant Week Starts Today: Travel The World Without Leaving The City

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NYC Restaurant Week Starts Today: Travel The World Without Leaving The City

Estiatorio Milos at Hudson Yards AMY LOMARD/NYC & COMPANY Culinary adventurers without upcoming summer travel plans will want to take advantage of NYC Restaurant Week, which starts today. With more than 400 participating restaurants scattered across nearly 40 NYC neighborhoods in every borough, it promises to be the next best thing to an international getaway…

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No travel for Grantville city officials without council approval

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No travel for Grantville city officials without council approval

Grantville city officials will have to get approval from the city council to travel at city expense, effective July 1, no matter what type of event they will be attending. The council made the decision at its last meeting, 3 to 1. Councilmembers Jim Sells, Alan Wacaser and Mark King voted in favor of the…

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Top 10 American Cities for Family-Friendly Travel

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Top 10 American Cities for Family-Friendly Travel

Travel is a wonderful way to reconnect with family. It gives parents the chance to catch-up and touch base with the kids, and children can go on an awesome adventure and be reminded that their folks are actually pretty cool after all. While destinations like New York, Washington and Disneyland Park tend to get the…

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Best Cities For Business Travel In South America, 2019

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Best Cities For Business Travel In South America, 2019

Extending from the frosty ice sheets of Chile right to Cartagena’s Caribbean coast, South America is a goliath continent. The diverse nations in this beautiful continent are brimming with cities waiting to be discovered by the masses. Some are colonial, while others are cosmopolitan; some are staggering, while some have an increasingly raffish appeal to…

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The 10 Best U.S. Cities for Eating Out on a Budget

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The 10 Best U.S. Cities for Eating Out on a Budget

BROOKS KRAFT LLC/CORBIS VIA GETTY IMAGES Trying new foods is an essential part of going on vacation — but, if you’re not careful, it can also be a big money drain. Luckily for hungry travelers, the U.S. is full of destinations where an excellent meal doesn’t need to take a bite out of their budget….

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AAA Reveals Top Summer Travel Trends, Destinations

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AAA Reveals Top Summer Travel Trends, Destinations

Aerial View on Champ de Mars from the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France (photo courtesy iStock / Getty Images Plus / Creativemarc) Summer travel is heating up and Americans are making plans to get out of town. AAA has found that two-thirds of leisure travelers (64 percent) plan to take vacations as the weather warms and…

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Traveler Beware: Many Of These Business Destinations Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

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Traveler Beware: Many Of These Business Destinations Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

Consumers lined up to buy NP5s and other face masks in Singapore in 2013 amidst a particularly bad run of air pollution. Singapore is one of the world’s most popular business travel destinations. Getty ImagesAFP/GETTY IMAGES Traveling on business to huge markets – especially fast-developing ones in Asia and the Middle East like Delhi, Cairo,…

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Chennai: Motorists rue roundabout routes in Velachery

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Chennai: Motorists rue roundabout routes in Velachery

CHENNAI : Even after six months of completion of the MRTS station work near Vanuvampet Junction, motorists travelling towards both Thillaiganganagar subway and Velachery are forced to take a roundabout of one kilometre for a Uturn as the gap between the medians has been closed with barricades. “The work began somewhere around June last year….

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These U.S. Cities Have the Most Aggressive Drivers

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These U.S. Cities Have the Most Aggressive Drivers

Like the weather or traffic, we all like to speculate on – and complain about – our city’s driving habits. Each city has their own style of driving and chances are, you think your city’s drivers are the worst. But are they really? It turns out there’s a way to define and quantify aggressive driving…

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Hyderabad and Pune named the ‘Best Cities to Live in India’ in a global survey

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Hyderabad and Pune named the ‘Best Cities to Live in India’ in a global survey

In a global survey held recently by a reputed firm Mercer’s Quality of Living Ranking 2019, Hyderabad has been named the best city in India to live in and shares the 143rd position with Pune in Maharashtra. This is not the first time that Hyderabad has received the honour but it is the fifth time…

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Thinking of travelling alone: Top 10 solo female travel destinations

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Thinking of travelling alone: Top 10 solo female travel destinations

Solo travel is a goal many of us have on our bucket lists, but unfortunately, the world isnt always safe and accommodating for women. Thanks to Holidayguru, we now have a concise list of the best places for solo female travellers, compiled by their travel experts. ‘Travelling solo as a woman can seem daunting. While loneliness,…

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Reader travel tips, Italy: Forget Florence, Venice and visit these tourist-starved cities instead

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Reader travel tips, Italy: Forget Florence, Venice and visit these tourist-starved cities instead

TRAVELLER ASKS What other Italian cities and towns off the beaten track do you love? Let us know and we’ll publish the best letters here. TIP OF THE WEEK NOT THE USUAL SUSPECTS As a regular traveller to Italy, I am always amazed at how many tourists limit their experience of that fascinating country to…

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