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Anne Z. Cooke

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Victoria Falls Or Not: Power Tripping The Zambezi River

Anne Z. Cooke | November 11, 2012 | Travel
If you're a contrarian, you won't be surprised to hear that I traveled to Zambia recently and never once bothered to visit Victoria Falls.
Illya Szilak

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Will The Beatles Will Destroy The DPRK?

Illya Szilak | November 11, 2012 | Travel
How hearing The Beatles in North Korea led to an unlikely encounter.
Natalie Thomas

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Home

Natalie Thomas | November 11, 2012 | Travel
Eleven years later, it's as visceral as ever. The sound, the smell, the fear -- it'll never leave me. But what also won't is the overwhelming feeling of pride I had in my country following the attacks.
Tim Kreider

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9/11: War On Fear

Tim Kreider | November 11, 2012 | Healthy Living
I believe that we collectively decided, without quite admitting it to ourselves, that somebody, somewhere in the world, had to die for 9/11, and we didn't really care whether they'd had anything to do with it or who they were, so long as they were brown-skinned and worshiped Allah and lived in the Middle East.
Rick Steves

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Amsterdam's Eye On The IJ

Rick Steves | November 11, 2012 | Travel
The big news for the skyline of Amsterdam is the arrival of the new Film Museum on the Ij, nicknamed "The Eye."
Terry Gardner

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American Airlines And US Airways: Good Or Bad?

Terry Gardner | November 11, 2012 | Travel
Here's a look at how a merger may affect frequent fliers, followed by comments from management and representatives for the flight attendants and the pilots (for those like me that want to better understand why labor favors a merger).
Visit Florida

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A Guide To Florida's Art Walks

Visit Florida | November 11, 2012 | Travel
The colorful vertical lines on the facade of the Robert Fontaine Gallery in the heart of Miami's Wynwood Arts District blend smoothly with the vivid street and graffiti art characteristic of the resurgent neighborhood.
Robert Schrader

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Travel And The Notion Of 'Home'

Robert Schrader | November 11, 2012 | Travel
Is Bangkok now my home? What does "home" mean for someone who spends most of his life on the road, anyway?
Lindsay Hartfiel

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The Direction Of The U.S. Depends On Citizens' International Experiences

Lindsay Hartfiel | November 11, 2012 | Travel
Recently, I had the good fortune of living beachside in Costa Rica for five months. This meant five months without watching a single political ad or hate-fueled speech. Simply put, it was five glorious months of peace and serenity. Maybe I should have stayed.
George Hobica

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Passengers Behaving Badly On Southwest? Ask Airfarewatchdog

George Hobica | November 11, 2012 | Travel
It seems like everyone is trying to get first dibs at the overhead bins and choice seats these days...
Islands

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Why Roatan Is Perfect For Retirees

Islands | November 11, 2012 | Travel
You may think that lazing over the reef and drying off on a hammock was the dream that turned so many travelers into retired expats.
Kensington Tours

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Madagascar's Real Animal Stars (PHOTOS)

Kensington Tours | November 11, 2012 | Travel
So unique that ecologists refer to it as the 8th continent, this isolated wonderland has yet to become the destination it should be.
Peter Mandel

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The Secret Life Of A Cruise Ship Lecturer

Peter Mandel | November 11, 2012 | Travel
When I get a last minute phone call to fill in for a sick shipboard lecturer, I am slightly nervous: What if I bring some sort of new virus aboard? Or what if -- as seems a lot more likely -- I end up boring passengers to death?
Party Earth

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The 5 Coolest Bars In Paris (PHOTOS)

Party Earth | November 11, 2012 | Travel
Order up a drink, chat with the Parisian artist sitting next to you and watch as the bartenders break out ingredients that sound like they are being thrown into a medieval cauldron for a witch's concoction.