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Yosemite’s Giant Sequoias Have Re-Opened to the Public

Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove, home to about 500 mature giant sequoias, has re-opened to the general public after a three-year restoration designed to project to protect the ancient trees and reestablish the area’s natural serenity. “As the largest protection, restoration and improvement project in park history, this milestone reflects the unbridled …

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UNWTO secretary general Pololikashvili visits Kazakhstan

The secretary general of the World Tourism Organisation, Zurab Pololikashvili, has paid an official visit to Kazakhstan where he discussed with national authorities the Kazakh Tourism Strategy 2030. Pololikashvili met prime minister, Bakytzhan Sagintayev, to discuss the development of the tourism sector in the country and how to further strengthen …

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TripAdvisor names most blissful destinations for wellness travel

NEEDHAM, MASS. – TripAdvisor announced the top wellness travel destinations in the U.S. and around the globe. TripAdvisor identified zen destinations where travelers can retreat to focus on well-being, yoga, meditation and self-care based on destinations seeing the greatest amount of related search terms on TripAdvisor. Wellness tourism is a …

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An Artisanal Visit in Albuquerque

You’re probably not alone if your only association with Albuquerque is the five-season award-winning AMC drama Breaking Bad (and maybe also the yearly Balloon Fiesta or Better Call Saul). New Mexico’s largest city offers bike tours, RV tours, trolley tours and do-it-yourself tours, all stopping at familiar filming locations from …

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Top 10 Best African Safari Parks of 2018

SafariBookings.com, an online marketplace for African safari travel, has published a definitive ranking of the 10 best safari parks in Africa. The analysis was based on more than 2500 reviews – a total of 1670 reviews were contributed by safari-goers from 72 countries; another 860 park reviews were written by …

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