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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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Ultimate Cruise Job: Lights, Camera, CRUISE – Bothell

In the past eighteen months, Jesse Kipp’s job has taken him on 10 cruises to destinations including Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico and Costa Rica. His work may be fun, but it’s not easy. As the video manager for Seattle-based company UnCruise Adventures, a small ship cruise line that bills itself as …

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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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Foil surfing 101: What is it? How hard is it? Is it safe?

With his board turned upside down, a foil surfer paddles out to rides the waves near the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station at San Onofre State Beach on Thursday, August 8, 2019, in San Clemente. (Photo by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) A foil surfer rides along a wave just …

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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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Which flight route makes the most money in the world?

OPINION Thailand is a proud country with a rich cultural tradition. And great food. Expats and visitors have been flocking to the Land of Smiles for a century, especially the last 20 years when tourism has surged to become a major contributor to the country’s GDP. But the veneer of …

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GUEST COLUMN: Come From Down Under

Toni Kearney For the past two years, I have been living in what feels like some sort of dream in the gorgeous city of Melbourne, Australia. The streets are lined with colorful characters and crazy graffiti, with each nook and cranny of the alleyways tickled with eccentric cafes serving up …

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Cassie Nova • 08-16-19

Cassie’s TravelFoodNetwork vacations Hello all. I love food. Well, duh! Who doesn’t? I guess I would call myself a foodie. I like to try all kinds of different foods, and I watch too many cooking shows or travel shows where some likeable host gets to travel the globe and eat …

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The Best Luxury Villas In Turks and Caicos for 2019

This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Forbes Finds covers products and experiences we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale. Crystal Sands Villas …

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