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TRO Travelgram: Aug 28



Tuesday, August 28
Nova Scotia: A small province that's big on adventure 
With river rapids, fine wines, fresh seafood and a fascinating history to explore, you can pack a lot in to a trip... The Independent

Living on island time in the San Juan Islands
No orcas surfaced, but the charms of the archipelago in the northwest did. Besides, who can resist a history lesson on the Pig War? ... LA Times

Scandinavia on $125 a Day
How to be frugal in a region where a fast-food meal for one goes for $23? Six lessons learned the hard way... New York Times

Tours and Activities
7 of America's hottest hotel restaurants
Convenient as they are for a quick bite, hotel restaurants can get a bad rap for uninspired menus and bland atmosphere. But there's been a countervailing trend gathering strength since the mid-'90s, and some of the hottest restaurants are now opening in hotels...CNN

The Best 9 Cities to See Cool Public Art
In many cities, the most famous and interesting art is locked up in museums -- but we've rounded up nine destinations where you'll see striking, beautiful or thought-provoking works of art right in the streets...

Top 10 food vacations to take in 2012
As he closes in on his latest record, the globe-trotting traveler Lee Abbamonte shares in his own words his top 10 food vacations to take, and some travel tips. After all, he's eaten nearly everywhere....

Tropical Storm Isaac Heads for New Orleans; Could Become Category 2 Hurricane
Tropical Storm Isaac is heading towards New Orleans, and could intensify into a Category 2 hurricane by early Wednesday. Its path prompted the closing of Tampa and Miami homeports over the weekend, both of which reopened yesterday...

Carnival Breeze Blown Off Moorings by Wind Gusts
Wind gusts of up to 70 miles per hour pulled Carnival Breeze from its moorings early Sunday evening during embarkation in Venice. No one was injured and the ship was undamaged...

Cruise line Star Clippers to offer voyages to Cuba
Cruise company Star Clippers has announced plans for voyages to Cuba, but the trips will be off limits to U.S. citizens in observance of the U.S. embargo of the country... USA Today

FAA eyes ways fliers can safely use smartphones on planes
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he recognizes that passengers would like to use their devices in the air. So he's having the Federal Aviation Administration form a group to study whether they can be used safely during a flight... USA Today

Pilots: US Airways to sign non-disclosure agreement with AA
The board of US Airways has agreed to sign a non-disclosure agreement with the parent of bankrupt American Airlines, according to reports out this morning... USA Today

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