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TRO Travelgram: July 6



Friday, July 6
Israel: A taste of Bedouin hospitality
A culinary Birthright trip to Israel features a stop at Chan Hashayarot, a Bedouin camp where the food, stories and activities offer a glimpse of another world... LA Times

L.A. still has plenty of noir
tourists often come here, searching for the Los Angeles of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s... Miami Herald

A trek in Nepal’s Annapurna Sanctuary
A trek in Nepal’s Annapurna Sanctuary - a Delaware-sized chunk of land that’s home to 20,000-foot mountains, rhododendron forests, glacier-fed rivers and maybe even a Yeti or two ... Miami Herald

36 Hours in Helsinki, Finland
This year, the city is celebrating its bicentennial as Finland’s capital and its status as the World Design Capital for 2012... New York Times

National Park Guide: Nebraska's Scotts Bluff
Today, an average of about 135,000 visitors go to Scotts Bluff National Monument yearly to get a taste of history, hike, picnic and travel to the lookout... USA Today

Tours and Activities
A steam-fueled journey into Nevada's Gold Rush past
Learn about the Comstock Lode and more during Virginia & Truckee Railroad's three-hour trip to Virginia City... LA Times

Getting in touch with my inner Hemingway
Simply get in a car, and head south. Connect with U.S.?1 and continue as far as it goes... Miami Herald

10 great seaside bars in Europe
As Europe's charms beckon summer travelers, where better to toast the season than at seaside watering holes steeped in beauty and culture... USA Today

Palm Beach Gardens woman hit by stray bullet on cruise
Fourth of July celebration on a cruise ship took a turn for the worse when a 64-year-old Palm Beach Gardens woman was hit by a stray bullet just off Palm Beach... Misc

Scandinavian Airlines adds service to U.S. West Coast
Starting April 8, 2013, the airline will start a nonstop route from San Francisco to Copenhagen six times a week year-round... USA Today

Phoenix hotel rates plummet as temperature rises
Despite what you might have heard, it's not true that Phoenix was so-named because in summer, birds in flight spontaneously burst into flames... San Francisco Chronicle

Luxury chains open stores at airports worldwide
A rising class of affluent travelers from China, Russia and Brazil is sparking the shopping boom... USA Today

Other and Odd
Tips for using taxis in Europe
I’ve always said that if you’re going to get ripped off in Europe, it’ll probably be by a cabbie... Miami Herald

365 Guide Tip for the Day
Brainstorming for Travel Agencies – Creative Brainstorming Techniques
One rule pertains above all others in the process of brainstorming: no criticism allowed! For the initial brainstorming sessions, postpone criticism or coming up with reasons why an idea won’t work... Travel Research Online

Today in History
A Man for All Seasons 
On July 6, 1535, Sir Thomas More was beheaded when he refused to sign the Act of Supremacy declaring King Henry VIII Supreme Head of the Church of England... Travel Research Online



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