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Episodes for December 2007
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People have been link cards for millennia, but it wasn't until 1870 in English missionary living in
Green Globes of Negril
The Green Globe is an international certification program that identifies travel companies who placed a priority on preserving the environment. For More information: www.ec3global.com/
Passing time in
A thousand years ago, the steamy jungles and volcanic mountains of the
Beautiful items bought on a trip make wonderful momentos, but seen in the sober light of home, some must-have purchases turn out not to have been such good deals.
On this anniversary of the attack on
Tips on traveling together
Kipling observed that “He travels fastest travels alone,” but having a good traveling companion often offers many benefits.
Tips on traveling alone
Would you still take the trip of your dreams if you had to go alone? We offer suggestions for anyone with qualms about venturing out without a partner.
Cut the cost of solo travel
“Price is based on double occupancy” is a phrase all too familiar to anyone who travels alone. Unfortunately, all, solo journeys can cost a lot more. For companies that cater to solo travelers: Saga Holidays (www.saga.co.uk), Grand Circle Travel (www.gct.com), Elderhostel (www.elderhostel.com), Backroads (www.backroads.com).
Eggarton Hill in
Ski lines, online
The Internet can bring a blizzard of information on ski areas and snow conditions to anyone with access to the World Wide Web. For More information: www.skimaps.com, www.skinet.com, www.skicentral.com, www.onthesnow.com/, www.mountainzone.com
Off Road on
A Connecticut-sized micro-continent with slices of 12 of the earth's 14 climactic regions, the big
Interlude with the Cree
The low, boggy forest s along the edge of James and
Where whale watching is best
To see cetaceans court, calf, feed and frolic, you must travel to their natural habitats. The worldwide World Wildlife Fund offers these tips.
Underground going underground Downunder
Cave lovers are thrilled with the caverns under the
This 400-square-mile island just off the northeast coast of
Around the world in a night
Just the day before Christmas, and all through the place, Asians are being made for the nocturnal race.
Christmas at Clayton
The Palace at
The great estate on the Thames River 12 miles upstream from
Camera film and x-ray security
Since 9/11, airport metal detectors and x-ray scanners crank up to the max.. Unfortunately, they can definitely ruin your vacation memories. For More information: www.simaproducts.com
Doing laps in
These are dark days in
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