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The Best Dog Gear For Travel

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The Best Dog Gear For Travel

I have had dogs my entire adult life, and as a travel writer, there are plenty of times I cannot take my dog (or dogs) with me because of the flights, distances or other complications. To compensate, I make it a point to traveling with my dog whenever possible, which means just about every driving trip,…

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The travel agency of Britain’s far-flung 19th-century empire is dead

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The travel agency of Britain’s far-flung 19th-century empire is dead

The British travel agency Thomas Cook, which announced its bankruptcy today (Sept. 23), was born with a railway journey that took place in 1841—the same year that Hong Kong was ceded to Britain, then at the peak of its imperial power. The liquidation, which followed the collapse of last-ditch bailout talks over the weekend, has set off…

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Escape to the Whitsundays with this hot travel deal alert

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Escape to the Whitsundays with this hot travel deal alert

Home to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays is arguably one of the most beautiful places in the country – and you could be headed to Daydream Island Resort thanks to this hot deal alert from Flight Centre. With fresh accommodation and a revitalised swimming hub, the resort allows you to swim and enjoy unparalleled…

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Quirky travel tech: the latest travel gadgets to make your trips easier

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Quirky travel tech: the latest travel gadgets to make your trips easier

Each September the world’s tech innovators come together in Berlin to show off their latest and greatest gadgets at IFA. The media tends to concentrate only on the newest phones and giant TVs, but there’s a lot more going on behind the scenes that rarely gets written about. Check out T3’s ultimate travel guide Make sure you’re…

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Travelling around the world by train

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Travelling around the world by train

Sparked off by the success of her earlier project of traversing India on 80 trains, Monisha Rajesh’s Around the World in 80 Trains is an outright pleasure to read. The seven-month trip is carefully planned, and features journeys on a wide spectrum of trains, from almost ramshackle ones to those featuring on travellers’ bucket lists like…

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The indefatigable explorer: Why Bill Bryson is still travelling the world

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The indefatigable explorer: Why Bill Bryson is still travelling the world

ill Bryson is 67. His books have sold to millions of people around the world. He’s been happily married for 44 years and has enough children and grandchildren to field his own football team. He is an honorary OBE, and has many honorary doctorates. He has seen more of the world than you, and experienced…

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Tulsee Nathu explains how to get the most out of business travel

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Tulsee Nathu explains how to get the most out of business travel

There are two schools of thought when it comes to business travel. For some professionals, traveling for business is a necessary evil, one that takes you away from the comforts of home and loved ones. For others, business travel provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to visit new places, meet new people and collect memorable experiences (and…

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THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRE READERS TO TRAVEL: CRITICAL LINKING, AUGUST 1, 2019

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THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRE READERS TO TRAVEL: CRITICAL LINKING, AUGUST 1, 2019

Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by David Baldacci’s One Good Deed. “Books have the power to inspire travel, whether that’s a physical trip or something that happens in our own imaginations. From suggestions for tried-and-true travel memoirs from the likes of Anthony Bourdain to beloved…

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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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The best travel gadgets for your 2019 adventures

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The best travel gadgets for your 2019 adventures

Thinking of seeing the world in 2019? Whether you enjoy walking through the mountains or spending a night on the town, these travel gadgets should improve your vacation. What are the best destinations to visit in 2019? Admire the architecture of Puebla, Mexico; find spiritual enlightenment in Agra, India; or explore the rugged South Atlantic island…

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Father’s Day Gift Guide: Travel Gifts That Hit It Out of the Park

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Father’s Day Gift Guide: Travel Gifts That Hit It Out of the Park

Baseball fans are a passionate lot. Whether they’re traveling around the world or around the block to a doubleheader, here are some great gifts that will keep them in the game – and make you feel like you hit a home run. The Classics Card Case from Fielder’s Choice This beautiful leather card case is…

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It’s Time for Vacation Planning. The Best Travel Accessories for Your Next Trip.

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It’s Time for Vacation Planning. The Best Travel Accessories for Your Next Trip.

Summer is fast approaching and you know what that means. It’s time to throw caution to the wind, take that vacation you’re in desperate need of and forget all the rules. But you might want to hold off on letting your alter ego out until after you’ve arrived at your destination because there’s no greater…

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17 Best Travel Gadgets to Buy in 2019, According to the GH Institute

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17 Best Travel Gadgets to Buy in 2019, According to the GH Institute

Getting ready for a vacation is never easy (there’s always something you’re bound to forget to pack) but once you’re there, you want the trip to be a breeze. To make your adventure easier than ever, all you need is a few of these cool products ranging from smart luggage to the ultimate utility jacket. These are the best travel gadgets to buy…

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Visit the real-life forests that inspired these famous books

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Visit the real-life forests that inspired these famous books

Poets, novelists, and playwrights around the world have long been fueled by forests. Quite simply, walking helps us think. In “When I Am Among the Trees,” poet Mary Oliver writes that the trees call out to her, “Stay awhile…It’s simple…you too have come into the world to do this, to go easy, to be filled with…

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