Confessions of the First Travel Blogger

Confessions of the First Travel Blogger
In 1993 the term "blogger" didn't exist, so what I was posting was a real-time serialized account of my travels. If that qualifies, then perhaps the first travel blogger was Henry Morton Stanley, who sent dispatches back by couriers from the dark heart …
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Miles, Points and Cash: How to Make the Most of Your Travel Rewards
Other airline and hotel loyalty programs offer similar "mixed" cash and points redemptions, and as these options become popular, consumers will likely see more and more travel brands offering them. But what are the advantages and disadvantages of …
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Red Sox will catch some rest before travel
"We have some nontraditional travel already planned," he said. "Rather than get into a city at 4 or 5 in the morning, we'll stay in a visiting city and travel the day of the game. We did that in 2013 going to the West Coast. We want to be careful that …
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How to Travel the World On Just—Wait For It—$23 a Day

How to Travel the World On Just—Wait For It— a Day
Welcome to our secret world of superior travel hacking. We don't hitchhike. We don't stay in dorms. For the past two years, we've visited 21 countries while traveling full-time, and we've eaten well and gone to some of the most expensive destinations …
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Jay Lloyd's Getaway: Frozen Rivers Putting Some Travel On Ice
Jay Lloyd's Getaway: Frozen Rivers Putting Some Travel On Ice. February 26, 2015 3:00 AM. Share on email ? View Comments. (The ice pack extends from bank to bank along the Delaware River, underneath the Ben Franklin Bridge. Photo by Paul Kurtz) …
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Travel site: Oneonta is 14th 'coolest' US town
Matador is the world's largest independent travel publisher, with more than 9 million unique monthly visitors, according to its website. Since 2006, the network has developed a global network of editors, writers, photographers and filmmakers and …
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Ruling: No blanket right to travel expenses in injury cases
PHOENIX (AP) – A court ruling says Arizona workers being treated for on-the-job injuries aren't entitled to travel expenses if they haven't shown they cannot get necessary care locally. The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday in the workers …
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Gay Travel Dispatch of the Day: Lost in Translation in Japan
This new series features dispatches from LGBTQ travel writers, bloggers, and photographers who are on the road in far-flung places. If you know somebody who should be featured here, send us an email at travel@towleroad.com. Tom Stockwell is a …
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The Hottest Travel Trends of 2015
Resolutions usually involve working out more and drinking lots of green juice. That's great and all, but after researching this year's biggest travel trends, we've decided to put travel at the very top of our goals list. Think over-the-top excursion …
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Vicarious Virtual Vacation: Truly the Next Travel Trend?
In his latest book, The Future of the Mind, out February 17, 2015, he reveals how people will be able to download other peoples' memories into their brains to make it feel like they took a vacation themselves—even if the only travel they actually did …
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How The Brain Performs 'Mental Time Travel'
Later, if you think back to that experience, the brain attempts to reactivate that neural representation," Polyn explained in an email to The Huffington Post. "Mental time travel is when the brain does a really good job reactivating that past state …
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'On the Verge' at McPherson College Tells Tale of Travel Across Space, Time
A deep plot involving exploring the jungle deeps, time travel initiated by egg beaters, and a script with all male parts played by a single actor just scratches the surface of what makes “On the Verge, or The Geography of Learning” a complex and …
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Knicks' Lou Amundson Blatantly Travels on Fast Break, Has Announcers Laughing
In the second quarter of the New York Knicks and Cleveland Cavaliers' matchup Sunday, Lou Amundson clearly pulled one over on the referees. After stealing the ball on a bad pass from LeBron James, Amundson took off down the court and traveled his way …
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3 Secrets to Maximizing Your Credit Card Travel Rewards
Less than half of credit cardholders surveyed by ThePointsGuy.com recently accumulate travel points or miles, and only one in three Millennials. It's no wonder, given that airlines have seriously devalued frequent flier miles and made it more difficult …
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Northeast travel agents warm to winter as vacation booking surge

Northeast travel agents warm to winter as vacation booking surge
Travel brokers from New York, Massachusetts and surrounding states have enjoyed a surge in business from weary residents looking to get out of town. Business is brisk, they say, as people scramble to book last-minute winter holidays to toasty locales …
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VDOT: Avoid Travel in the Shenandoah Valley Tonight
(9:45 p.m. UPDATE): Travel conditions throughout the Shenandoah Valley remain treacherous. Snow will gradually leave the region in the overnight hours. Close to a foot has fallen in many areas. All travel in the region should be avoided if at all possible.
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State Department extends travel warning to Jerusalem
In addition to being cautioned against travel in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Americans are now being warned about recent violence in Jerusalem, and “the numerous political, cultural, and religious tensions that permeate the city," according to …
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All Things Travel: Florida Not So Hot

All Things Travel: Florida Not So Hot
Despite the typical pains associated with airline travel, for the most part everything went pretty smoothly. However, Logan could learn a few things from the Tampa Airport which is currently spending $ 1 billion on an upgrade. Traffic was light in …
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Biddy The Traveling Hedgehog Is Here, And He's Going To Make Your Day
There's the time he posed in a drink koozie near an Oregon waterfall, and the time he was almost smuggled over the border to California. (Biddy can't travel everywhere, due to state laws against hedgehogs.) His intrepid spirit certainly is the travel …
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Marion County ups travel status

Marion County ups travel status
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Officials in Marion County upped the travel status for area roads Wednesday night. The Department of Public Safety said Mayor Ballard had declared a yellow travel advisory for Marion County. Drivers were asked to use caution …
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Vice President Biden to Travel to New Hampshire
WASHINGTON, DC—On Wednesday, February 25th, Vice President Biden will travel to New Hampshire to deliver remarks on the Administration's economic policies at The Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Policy in Concord.
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Ohio Counties Issue Travel Advisories
No one should be driving during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel or a personal emergency exists. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roads may subject …
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Hilton Misses Profit Estimates as U.S. Travel Costs Rise

Hilton Misses Profit Estimates as U.S. Travel Costs Rise
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (HLT), owner of the Conrad and Waldorf Astoria hotel brands, forecast profit below market estimates for the first quarter as well as for the full year. Travel to the United States from other countries is widely expected to …
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Tips to make you travel savvy just in time for spring break
Check out statravel.com or ststravel.com for a one stop shop for your spring break needs. Some other travel agencies or airlines also offer student discounts, so always check to see if you qualify. 6. Go through your university for an alternative …
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Photos: Billions set to travel as China rings in Year of the Sheep
Images of “Fai Chun,” or Chinese New Year couplets, which read, “Wishing you wealth and prosperity” and “Progress in Year of the Goat,” are shown on the facade of the Hong Kong Cultural Center in Hong Kong Feb. 12. The Chinese Lunar New Year begins …
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Travel: How you can protect your pets in the air
If flying a pet is necessary, owners can find out if it can travel in the cabin, which most airlines allow for small dogs and cats for an additional fee as long as the airline is notified well in advance since there is a limit on how many animals can …
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On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!
If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a lot less. You can collect and redeem miles, watch for seat sales but if you're open minded to other ideas, here are a few other options that can help you travel on a budget.
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Floyd County travel advisory expected to continue into Tuesday
(WDRB) — A Floyd County, Indiana travel advisory asking drivers to stay off the roads unless its an emergency is expected to continue into Tuesday. It's in place so first responders and road crews can focus on keeping everyone safe and work to get the …
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Sheriff's Log: Person found dead in travel trailer
2/16/2015. WHITEFA. 23152(A) VC MISSION FIELDS RD, CARMEL. 9:28 AM DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO AN ARGUMENT BETWEEN MOTHER AND DAUGHTER OVER DAUGHTER DRINKING. MOTHER ADVISED THAT DAUGHTER WAS ABOUT TO …
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