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10 tasty fast foods you can’t get in the USA

PHOTOS: Seoul’s strange, scrumptious street food Macarons  McDonald’s, France  Oh France, you’re so fancy. While we’re stuck ending our meals with Shamrock Shakes, French patrons get mandarin or mango macarons for dessert. How is it that French women don’t get fat, again? Seafood Pizza  Pizza Hut, Japan  Forget pepperoni or mushrooms—at Japanese Pizza Huts you […]

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T Magazine: Tours de Force

Cyclists touring with DuVine Adventures make their way through Burgundy, France. City cyclists can escape crowded bike lanes — and travel hassle-free — on trips with these top touring companies. DUVINE ADVENTURES The tagline at this touring outfit — “Bike. Eat. Drink. Sleep.” — says it all. DuVine Adventures will help you bike, eat, drink […]

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Allianz Global Assistance USA Extends Partnership with Travel Social Network Tripatini.com

RICHMOND, Va. MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Allianz Global Assistance USA, a leading travel insurance and assistance provider, and Tripatini.com, dubbed “The World’s Smartest Travel Social Network”, introduced two promotions including a “Tweet This” sweepstakes, which begins today and runs through March 20, 2012*. Participants in the sweepstakes must become followers of Allianz Global Assistance USA (@AllianzTravelUS) and […]

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Taos embarks on yearlong celebration of women

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type TAOS, N.M. — In the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, at the edge of the Rio Grande Gorge and amid the seemingly endless fields of sage, nature has been a steadfast witness to a remarkable legacy of women and […]

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Error in nation’s air-traffic control up only slightly

The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that there were 1,895 incidents last year in which planes flew too close to each other or other air-traffic guidelines were broken. That means more than 99% of the system’s 133 million operations went off without a hitch, the FAA says. STORY: TSA tries less security on elderly The […]

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T Magazine: Side Show

Polara Studio In bike-mad cities like Amsterdam and Copenhagen, cargo bicycles — the station wagons of the bike lane — are staples. Usually equipped with storage cabs in the front or back of the frame, cargo bikes are used to haul groceries, yard-sale finds, even small children. Now they’re showing up stateside in cities like […]

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Travel Insurance Comparison Site Squaremouth Launches Polices from Trawick International

St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) March 13, 2012 Squaremouth, a travel insurance comparison site, announces the addition of Trawick International to its list of travel insurance providers. Travelers can now choose from 17 providers with over 250 different travel insurance policies. “This is a great new partnership for Trawick International and we are delighted to be […]

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9 Most Inspiring Travel Movies

What to watch (and snack on) if you’re feeling the travel bug ‘; } else { extracss = imageCaption; } document.getElementById(‘bigPic’).innerHTML = ”+extracss; } function hide_it(){ document.getElementById(‘bigPic’).innerHTML = ‘ ‘; } Mar 14, 2012 @ 4:57 PM Posted by Nicole Campoy-Leffler, Editor Sometimes viewers walk into a movie expecting one thing and get another, like the […]

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New cruise ship to have eatery-lined boardwalk

MIAMI — Norwegian Cruise Line’s next ship, the Norwegian Breakaway, will feature what the company is calling a major innovation in design: A quarter-mile-long, ocean-facing boardwalk lined with restaurants, bars and shops. The Waterfront, as the area will be called, will span both sides of the ship and boast eight outdoor dining and lounging options […]

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Readers’ top 10 hotel likes, pet peeves

Over the past three years, USA TODAY’s Hotel Check-In has dug deep into the lives of our readers’ travel habits, passions and pet peeves. So for this morning, I’ve compiled a bit of that intel in a single post. Some of these findings may surprise you. Based on polls and an admittedly unscientific analysis of […]

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