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Marin researchers work to protect Galápagos Islands

Shannon Bennett, a researcher at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, examine a saddleback tortoise specimen on Monday. It is one of several specimens collected by the academy during expeditions in 1905 and 1906. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) Dr. Jack Dumbacher prepares a vertebrae of the juvenile dwarf …

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The dark side of ‘voluntourism’ causes orphanage numbers to boom in developing countries

Posted August 18, 2019 08:16:47 Photo: Orphanages have proliferated in developing countries in response to the “voluntourism” trend. (Pixabay: Rolf Dobberstein) Young Australian backpackers venturing overseas are being warned to rethink volunteering in developing countries as a booming trend of “voluntourism” exposes a darker side of the industry. According to …

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Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort Set To Open At Piscadera Beach

The $37 million renovation of a landmark 328-room beach hotel in Curacao is set for completion by fall 2019, breathing new life into the property, impeccably positioned on six acres of prime oceanfront real estate. The transformation of the Curacao Marriott Beach Resort Emerald Casino to the elegantly stylish Curacao …

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Five Ways to Experience Grenada

  By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Grenada is one of the most deliciously diverse destinations in the Caribbean, with the aroma of its native spices wafting through the air and redolent in the fresh local cuisine served everywhere from local roadside stands to the finest hotels. Beaches, waterfalls, rushing rivers and …

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New hotels that have opened or are opening in 2019 to book a stay in

The wanderlust is strong within us all. Blame it on Singapore’s small geographical footprint that gives rise to cabin fever every now and then. For some of us, the thrill of exotic adventures beckons our soul, for others, it’s simply to relax in ultra luxurious surroundings with every whim and …

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Seychelles holidays: A luxury break in the celebrity honeymoon hotspot

Why royalty and superstars love this Indian Ocean paradise July 23, 2018 – 12:14 BST Tracy Schaverien Seychelles: Find out why the islands are a popular honeymoon destination with the likes of Prince William and Kate Middleton When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge jetted off on honeymoon after their …

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‘Westworld’ actor Jonathan Tucker’s artful connection | My Favorite Room

The living room of actor Jonathan Tucker’s 1927 Hancock Park home echoes Africa, India and old New England, marrying the unique past he and his wife, Tara Tucker, share through art and a surprise family connection. Tucker’s father, art historian and professor Paul Hayes Tucker, was college roommates with gallery …

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Warning Signs Missed? 23-Year-Old Mom Dies Days After Returning From Vacation With Back Pain

Xavier Soto has been desperately looking for answers since his 23-year-old partner, Jeimily Morales, died in June at a hospital in Puerto Rico, nine days after the pair returned from a vacation to the Dominican Republic. Soto, 27, believes Morales, the mother of a 4-year-old boy, was in good health …

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Why I refuse to take my children outside the UK

Ah holidays. Aren’t they just the best? All that time to switch off, relax, put your feet up, and recover from busy, everyday life. Then you have children, and a holiday will NEVER be the same again. If you don’t have kids and think I’m exaggerating, just ask anyone in …

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Smooth sailing for tour operators & tourism boards onboard Lady Sandals for VIP event

Smooth sailing for tour operators tourism boards onboard Lady Sandals for VIP event Friday, August 16, 2019 TORONTO — There was plenty of good cheer and a lot of laughs onboard the Lady Sandals last night, as Maureen Barnes-Smith, Director of Sales Marketing, Unique Vacations Canada Inc. and Gary Sadler, …

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