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Welcome to my place … Panama

Ruth Craig is originally from Drogheda, Co Louth. She moved to Panama in 2014 with her husband Ignacio for her job with Unicef, which supports the rights of children all over the world. They have since had two Irish-Spanish-Panamanian sons, Rubén, who is just over two years old, and Sebastian, …

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National Geographic Family Journeys with G Adventures Open for Booking

National Geographic Family Journey with G Adventures, 12 unique itineraries designed to let children and adults connect as a family, are now on sale for opening departures that start in March 2020. The trips range in length from eight to 13 days, visit 12 different countries on five continents and …

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Graham Mercer releases book about safari adventures in Africa

GRAHAM Mercer’s love of nature took him on a journey from Sankey Canal to East Africa. His interest in wildlife came from his dad Samuel who took him on bike rides along the canal to Winwick where he would point out species of birds and wildflowers along the way. His …

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Australia Battling Devastation Wrought By Worst Bushfires In Living Memory

By Kalinga Seneviratne Australia’s worst summer in living memory has burnt over 18 million hectares. The UN Environments Programme (UNEP) estimates that more than 5,900 buildings including over 2,800 homes have been destroyed as of mid-January. In addition to a death toll of 33 people so far, about one billion animals, and …

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Region C Palm Beach County Super Bowl LIV events across Palm Beach County, Treasure Coast Linnie

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Super Bowl LIV is a little more than a week away and South Florida is lighting up with anticipation. There’s excitement from the Palm Beaches to the Treasure Coast, but a game day rule at Hard Rock Stadium means some fans will have to change …

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TRAVEL: Helping Kangaroo Island tourism bounce back in Australia

Following devastating fires, efforts are under way to restore one of Australia‘s greatest nature attractions, says Sarah Marshall Anyone who’s been monitoring the wildfire situation in Australia cannot fail to have been moved by images of charred koalas and injured kangaroos staring desperately at a wasteland they once called home. …

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Disney’s African Imports by Gregg Jacobs

This past fall, my family and I went on vacation (shockingly not a Disney one), spending over two weeks on safari in Africa. We went to Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda, and I say without exaggeration that it was a trip of a lifetime. The culture, the scenery, and most importantly, …

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Urban residents also benefit from safari hunting – the untold story

By Emmanuel Koro Johannesburg – Widely viewed as only benefiting poor rural residents of Africa, the hunting industry is stunningly benefiting urban residents as well.     The benefits are far-reaching and cross-cutting, demonstrating the importance of the hunting industry to Southern Africa’s wildlife economy.   In rural Africa, hunting …

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Big beasts on a budget: Here’s our pick of thrilling but affordable African safaris

Complicated logistics, remote locations and game- park charges can all make organising an African safari bewildering and expensive. A nine-night holiday in Botswana (booked with Scott Dunn), including a stay at the renowned Jack’s Camp, could set you back £25,600 per person in high season (yes, really). And while going …

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