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These travel companies add climate-conscious options to your itinerary

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These travel companies add climate-conscious options to your itinerary

Hundreds of thousands of students skipped school around the globe on Friday, and took to the streets demanding action to deter catastrophic climate change. From Australia to Kenya to Berlin, the demonstrations were kick-started by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who led protests in the U.S. Earlier this month, Thunberg sailed across the Atlantic ocean to attend…

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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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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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J.D. Power Survey: These Are The Best And Worst Travel Apps

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J.D. Power Survey: These Are The Best And Worst Travel Apps

Travel apps have plenty of room for improvement, per a new J.D. Power study. GETTY Every travel brand has an app these days, but that doesn’t mean travelers are embracing them with equal enthusiasm, according to the inaugural The J.D. Power U.S. Travel App Satisfaction Study, which measures user satisfaction with apps made by airlines, hotels,…

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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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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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These Travel Companies Have The Best Customer Service

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These Travel Companies Have The Best Customer Service

If you want a great customer service experience the next time you travel, look for brands with established service reputations. That’s the conclusion of a new consumer survey, which found that storied brands like Disney, Marriott and Samsonite are among travelers’ favorites. The Elliott Advocacy Readers’ Choice Awards revealed that, for the most part, the airlines, car…

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