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New parks planned to raise Tanzania wildlife tourism | Travel News

New parks planned to raise Tanzania wildlife tourism | Travel News

Tanzania wildlife tourism Targeting to attract more tourists from wildlife resources, Tanzania National Parks has earmarked 5 game reserves for upgrading into national parks for photographic Tanzania wildlife tourism. When gazetted into full national parks, Tanzania will own 21 national parks conserved with wildlife and nature under the trusteeship and management of Tanzania National Parks. Neighbors with Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, ...

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Cruise Ship + Norovirus = Fake News [Infographic Proof]

Cruise Ship + Norovirus = Fake News [Infographic Proof]

Norovirus on a Cruise is VERY Rare Cruises and norovirus go hand and hand, right?  The last time you told someone you were planning a cruise, did they respond with a snarky comment about stomach bugs, maybe coupled with some toilet humor? Mainstream news sources are largely to blame, with nuggets like the following from Fox News and Forbes. The confined space ...

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Akiki-Ambangeg dayhike of Mt. Pulag

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Two and a half years after doing an Akiki-Ambangeg dayhike of Mt. Pulag (see Hiking matters #441), I returned to do the same thing, this time with a different set of friends and colleagues. The trail has actually been open for several weeks now but no one really goes up because the campsites are still closed in the wake of ...

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The Most Beautiful City in Puglia

Lecce Cathedral is one of the top things to do in Lecce, Italy, our favourite city in Puglia

I was planning on writing a post about the best things to do in Lecce, but it’s not really a “doing” kind of place. Sure, there are a few museums and dozens of churches to visit, but none of them are must-sees. Instead, Lecce is for experiencing—for wandering the narrow streets of golden sandstone, for finding hidden piazzas, for lazy ...

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On Visiting Every European Country, and Goals that Matter

On Visiting Every European Country, and Goals that Matter

I landed in Cyprus with a smile. More than 17 years after I first set foot on the European continent, I had visited every country in Europe. (47 countries by my count, which includes all UN-recognized nations plus Kosovo and the Vatican. I count Turkey but I don’t count the Caucasus.) To be honest, I can’t remember when that became ...

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Are Some Animals Too Smart for Their Own Good?

Are Some Animals Too Smart for Their Own Good?

Last week a Minnesota raccoon captivated the nation as it climbed a skyscraper. As people marveled at its endeavor on social media, Lauren Stanton thought “Yes, that seems like something a raccoon would potentially do,” she said. Raccoons are climbers. They are dexterous, clever and adaptable, Stanton said. She’s a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Wyoming and works in ...

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Unbelievable Road-Trips in India Under 300 kilometres

Unbelievable Road-Trips in India Under 300 kilometres

In a country as diverse as India, where the scene drastically changes every few kilometers, road trips are an incredible delight. Taking the opportunity to explore the brilliant culture and terrain of India, we have put together some road trips routes across the country which are scenic, diverse and gorgeous. Apart from their sheer beauty, these routes connect some ...

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How To Prevent Motion Sickness

How To Prevent Motion Sickness

I’ve wanted to write about dealing with motion sickness for nearly two years. But so far, my tolerance for mountain roads has been poor. My way of dealing with it has been to pop a pill, sleep in whosoevers lap is available and hope for the best. Throwing up just 2 times was an achievement of sorts. But not anymore. ...

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Best Restaurants In Rarotonga | Getting Stamped

Getting Stamped

All trips to the Cook Islands start and end in Rarotonga so you’ll find yourself on the island for a few meals. We spent 5 nights in Rarotonga and ate as many restaurants in Rarotonga as possible not only for research for this article but we like trying different places. It takes less than an hour to drive around Rarotonga ...

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