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Strategies for doing Disneyland in a day

In honor of Leap Year Day, both Disneyland in Anaheim and the Magic Kingdom Park in Orlando will stay open for 24 consecutive hours from 6 a.m. on Feb. 29 to 6 a.m. on March 1. And if you want to make every minute and penny of that $85 per person admission count, Los Angeles […]

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Dealing with Emergencies in Foreign Countries

 Most vacations carry on without incident but some don’t. If you are unfortunate enough to be caught in any of the crisis situations below overseas, keep calm and follow the steps listed: Lost or Stolen Passport: Visit your closest Embassy or Consulate immediately to apply for a replacement one. It is always advisable to scan […]

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A sneak peek at the 9th Annual Palm Beach Fine Craft Show

By FloridaGoGo Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type The 9th Annual Palm Beach Fine Craft Show brings 123 fine crafters to Palm Beach County this weekend, and 29 of the artists are exhibiting at the show for the first time. Don’t confuse this event with the craft fairs that occur nearly every […]

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Airport X-ray machines are safe for passengers, report says

By Michael Nagle, Getty Images The backscatter X-ray full-body scanners, which are optional, can see through clothing and can screen passengers for explosives.

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Frugal Traveler: In Brazil, Baby Steps (Literally) Toward a Small-Town Carnival

Seth KugelRevelers celebrating Carnival in São Luiz do Paraitinga, Brazil. A young woman in a full-body cow suit danced frenetically across a rooftop to the upbeat march music of Carnival, stirring up thousands of revelers who passed by below, part of a cow-themed procession. “Why is she so fired up?” asked Adam, who along with […]

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Allianz travel insurance unit hires M Booth

NEW YORK: Travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance USA has named M Booth its PR AOR. The firm will support the company with reputation management, traditional and social media, and story development in consumer, trade, and local media. Jamie Foley, senior account supervisor at M Booth, will direct strategy for the account, with support from […]

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IHG plans new hotel chain for healthy living

By SAMANTHA BOMKAMP The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type NEW YORK — Holiday Inn’s parent company is developing a new hotel brand aimed at travelers who want to work out and eat healthy on the road. U.K.-based InterContinental Hotels Group PLC said Tuesday that it’s planning to open the […]

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IHG launches wellness-oriented hotel brand

NEW YORK – Do you sometimes wish it was easier to work out, eat well and generally feel healthy while on the road in your limited-service hotel? Believing that there are millions of people who fit this description, Holiday Inn parent IHG today launched a new brand – one that will stand out, for better […]

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Disney’s newest cruise ship arrives in USA

Disney fans in New York today were treated to an unusual sight as the company’s newest cruise ship, the Disney Fantasy, arrived from Germany. The 2,500-passenger vessel, which will be christened in the city on Thursday, was feted with a fireboat water salute as it sailed past the Statue of Liberty to a dock on […]

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T Magazine: A Tokyo Bender

Last summer while the Morning Benders toured Japan, Chris Chu, the indie pop band’s boyish frontman, turned the trip into a heritage tour. Chu was born near Tokyo but raised in California. “I’m soft-spoken and a little shy,” he says. ”And I just felt immediately like I related to people there.” SLURPEES The band binged […]

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