Travel Through Tuscany Slowly, Starting With Maremma

Source: Forbes Date: 18-08-2017

Wine lovers should spend a few days in the Upper Maremma around Bibbona and Bolgheri, home to many of Italy's most celebrated—and expensive—wines. Even vinous neophytes would be remiss not to indulge. Not tasting the local Bordeaux-like red ...

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This Medieval

Source: Travel+Leisure Date: 18-08-2017

For the discerning homeowner with a special interest in security, there's a private castle for sale on Spain's Costa del Sol — complete with a drawbridge. “The castle is fully furnished with exquisite taste and decorated with antique and original ...

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Why all your friends are going to Portugal right now

Source: AOL Date: 18-08-2017

Everyone and their mother seems to be traveling to Portugal these days. Though it's been a budding tourist destination for quite some time, in the last two years, it's topped list after list as one of the best travel destinations—and it's easy to see ...

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Tunxis Community College Awarded Grant to Support Student Study Abroad in France

Source: Date: 18-08-2017

“Working with other Connecticut Community Colleges such as Middlesex CC, we're putting together faculty talent, technology and travel so that our students can develop their international capabilities,” said Karen Wosczyna-Birch, Ed.D., a Tunxis ...

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Travel guide: Celebration of August 15th holiday (Dekapentavgoustos) across Greece

Source: Tornos News International Edition (press release) Date: 18-08-2017 notes in the following recent article that "if you are looking for the liveliest time to be in Greece, Dekapentavgoustos (August 15th) should definitely be on top of your list. Marking the Assumption of the Virgin Mary — one of the ...

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Tourism Sector in Croatia Not Ready for EU's General Data Protection Regulation

Source: Total Croatia News Date: 18-08-2017

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will lay down a number of rules on the collection, retention and processing of personal data, and travel agents, hoteliers, carriers and everyone else involved in providing tourist services have not ...

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The Exile

Source: Toronto Life Date: 18-08-2017

I worked as a doctor during the Syrian Civil War, treating wounded protesters and vaccinating children. When I moved to the U.S. to get my master's, my future seemed clear. Then Trump's travel ban left me stranded in Turkey, 5,000 miles away from my ...and more »

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How to make Fimo canes

Date: 13-11-2017

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Calabria: Italy's secret south coast

Source: The Times Date: 18-08-2017

Calabria, in Italy's toe, has never really made it onto the international tourist trail, thanks to a historic combination of extreme poverty, ropy infrastructure, a savagely rocky interior and the activity of the 'ndrangheta, the local mafia. But ...

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Netherlands threat level, travel advice remain unchanged after ...

Source: NL Times Date: 18-08-2017

There is no reason to increase the terrorism threat level in the Netherlands following two terrorist attacks in Spain, National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and ...and more »

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Woman Looking for Mystery Man She Met in Portugal Named Steve, or Possibly Keith

Source: Travel+Leisure Date: 18-08-2017

I am trying to find a man I met in Portugal in July. His name is Steve or Keith. He has white hair and white eyebrows. He was with the Bristol Rovers. I was trying to do some pole dancing for a laugh if you are not married and would like to meet, tel ...

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Brief tourism impact from Spain attacks: Experts

Source: Channel NewsAsia Date: 18-08-2017

"The duration of the effect is shortening as attacks become commonplace" said Jean-Pierre Mas, head of Entreprises du Voyage, an association of French travel agencies. However the impact can be greater "if there are repeated attacks in the same place ...and more »

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A Tranquil Oasis in Greece

Source: New York Times Date: 18-08-2017

Casa Cook Rhodes opened a year ago as the first Greek hotel by Thomas Cook, a tour operator based in Britain. With the rugged Tsambika Mountain as its backdrop, the 95-room bohemian resort for adults only has a minimalist, contemporary style. A garden ...

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Croatia's Ina Rodin Honored as Virtuoso's Ambassador of the Year

Source: TravelPulse Date: 18-08-2017

PHOTO: Dubrovnik, Croatia — a locale the lauded travel professional Ina Rodin is quite familiar with. (photo via Flickr/Gary Bembridge). WHY IT RATES: Ms. Ina Rodin is honored as Ambassador of the Year at Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas. —Codie ...

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Thomas Cook becomes first British airline to lift laptop ban on Turkey ...

Source: The Independent Date: 18-08-2017

Thomas Cook Airlines has become the first UK carrier to lift the ban on larger electronic devices from passengers' hand baggage on flights from Turkey.and more »

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