TRAVEL BLOG

Preparing for plumes: Volcano tourism on the rise

NEW YORK • Who is afraid of volcanoes? Certainly not those in a holiday mood, as statistics from travel websites and tour companies confirm an eruption of interest to visit or hike up volcanoes. Volcano Adventures, a tour company founded by German volcanologist Tom Pfeiffer, said its day-trip excursions to Italy’s Stromboli and Etna volcanoes […]

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Holidays 2018: Save money at the airport with these simple tricks

Airport spending can easily rack up if you go for a meal or stock up on toiletries. New research from Netflights has shown that the average person will spend nearly £60 in the run up to boarding their flight.  Most of this cash goes on food (53 per cent), hot drinks (44 per cent) and […]

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Mountain Town News: Is Trump keeping foreign tourists away from the US? (column)

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Is the belligerent screw-you talk of Donald Trump keeping tourists from other countries from visiting the United States? Writing in The Conversation, Bing Pan says probably, although it’s hard to parcel out Trump from other reasons. Bing, an associate professor of tourism management at Pennsylvania State University, says income levels, exchange […]

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Your Turn/Adam Duesterhaus

Posted: Jun. 23, 2018 1:50 pm When I was a kid, I wanted to be … I remember I had my heart set on becoming an architect for the longest time. I love the idea of building things and being creative. That innovative path eventually led me to pursue graphic design in college, which transpired […]

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