15 Şubat 2009 Pazar

Travel News

Bad weather, times don't freeze travel
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USA
Sundays are the costliest for domestic flights; Saturdays are for international travel. Check around: Start with large travel-agency sites such as Expedia, ...
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Winter rite: Duluth Boat, Sports and Travel Show opens Wednesday
Duluth News Tribune - Duluth,MN,USA
The 43rd annual Duluth Boat, Sports and Travel Show opens Wednesday and continues through Sunday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. ...
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Stricter passport rules kick in June 1
Atlanta Journal Constitution - GA, USA
That's when we may see the biggest change ever for Western Hemisphere travel. Starting June 1 (unless Congress changes the deadline), Americans will need to ...
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Volunteers Travel Far to Search for Haleigh
First Coast News - Jacksonville,FL,USA
SATSUMA, FL -- More than 250 volunteers have now joined in the search for 5-year-old Haleigh Cummings. The Wilson family drove from Atlanta to help in the ...
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Tom Hall of Lonely Planet answers your questions about worldwide ...
guardian.co.uk - UK
Journey Latin America (020 8747 8315; journeylatinamerica.co.uk) specialises in arranging travel to and around the continent. Q We have booked five nights ...
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Power Crews Travel To Help West Virginians
WOWK - Huntington,WV,USA
American Electric Power crews joined with others around the nation to restore power to people after Wednesday's storm. HUNTINGTON -- Power crews are getting ...
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Madagascar travel warning
Times Online - UK
THE FOREIGN OFFICE has advised against all travel to Madagascar after weeks of unrest on the island that have left more than 100 people dead. ...
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Great trip giveaways and door prizes at the LA Times Travel ...
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
In addition to getting great tips from travel experts like Rick Steves, Arthur and Pauline Frommer, there are lots of vacation door prizes and trip ...
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Gophers Travel To Michigan on Sunday
Gophersports.com - Minneapolis,MN,USA
Golden Gophers Travel to Michigan - Minnesota travels to Michigan on Sunday, Feb. 15, looking to rebound from Thursday's tough loss to Purdue. ...
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Environmental Leader
Standards Will Help Sustainable Biz Travel Take Off
Environmental Leader - Fort Collins,CO,USA
In response to the article Green Travel Business At Risk During Recession, I felt it was important to correct the misperception that green travel options ...
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Advisers: Obama To Step Up Pressure On Republicans
By The Huffington Post News Editors
OK, I like the fact that he travels and stay in touch with the citizens, BUT, take a look at this story people! First of all, it cited "unnamed top White House advisors"...that's a load of dookey. Then the rest of the source material ...
The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/raw_feed_index.rdf
Wind Turbines, Composting Toilets & More | Green-Trust.Org
By Steve Spence
Please specify "Fitzpatrick Technical Services Fund" in the comments area. Funds will be used to purchase materials for projects, and for travel and living expenses. Homebrew Wind Power. A hands on guide to harnessing the wind ...
Green-Trust.Org - http://www.green-trust.org/wordpress/
Multi-National Force - Iraq - New Rigid Hull Boat Training for ...
Wood, a retired U.S. Navy boatman, travels all over the world helping countries like Iraq outfit their waterway security teams. He said that of all the skills they teach, maintenance is the most critical because they are not as ...
Multi-National Force - Iraq - http://www.mnf-iraq.com/
A-Rod's damage much deeper than record books - McCarter's Musings ...
By Mark McCarter
Baseball is their first love - Jason is 11 and is playing his 3rd year of travel baseball. Michael is 7. I always try to bring in the problems they will later face - drinking, smoking, and drugs - when I get a chance to in relation to ...
McCarter's Musings - al.com - http://blog.al.com/mccarter/
The Teavalize Tea System: Gourmet Teas For a Healthy Diet
The Teavalize system is based around a travel tea infused cup. Like most travel cups, the tall and slender traveling tea system fits in cup holders and is easy to hold and drink. The patent-pending BPA-free travel mug has a stainless ...
Suite101: Food & Drink Articles - http://www.suite101.com/foodanddrink/


13 Şubat 2009 Cuma

World Travel Guide newsletter: natural spas, top world swimming pools

World Travel Guide [Alt-Text] 13 February 2009

World Travel Guide Newsletter

| Country Guides | City Guides | Airport Guides | Beach Guides | Ski Guides | Cruise Guides |

Dear Reader,

© Perivolas Hotel

What better way to slip winter's icy grasp than with a dunk in some of nature's most enticing hot springs? And if you're still feeling dehydrated, dip into our list of top world swimming pools.

Happy travels,
WTG editorial

Four of the best: hot spring spas

© Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon, Iceland

Iceland's largest tourist attraction sees visitors soak in milky mineral-rich waters and coat themselves in natural mud masks. The sweeping seawater pool has been given a facelift in recent years, creating one of the chicest spring spas around.

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© Glenwood Hot Springs

Glenwood Hot Springs, Colorado, USA

Fed by warm waters from deep beneath the Rockies, Glenwood Spring has the world's largest hot springs pool. Cool, mountain air and balmy waters soothe the body and fortify the soul.

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© www.123rf.com_Neale Cousland

Jigokudani springs, Japan

Japan's Jigokudani springs have got it all: geysers, natural hot tubs, mountain views and, er, monkeys. Go at the right time of year and you'll find steaming baths surrounded by snow. If it's good enough for the macaques...

For more on Japan click here

© Polynesian Spa

Polynesian Spa, New Zealand

Voted one of the world's top ten spas, the springs on the shore of Lake Rotorua have 26 hot mineral baths. The centre of an active thermal area, Rotorua has a smell of sulphur in the air and steam rises from cracks in the pavement.

For more on New Zealand click here


Gellért baths © Budapest info Top world pools

Jubilee Pool, PenzanceA modernist classic with sweeping lines and white walls.

San Alfonso del Mar, Algarrobo: The world's largest pool measures 1,013m (3,323ft) in length.

Perivolas Hotel, Santorini: Infinity pool that's an extension of the Lapis-blue Aegean.

Gellért Baths, Budapest: Bathe in art nouveau splendour.

© Juvet Landscape Hotel, Norway In need of some travel inspiration?

Check out some of our recent travel tips.

Bitesized guide: Iceland

New for 2009

Portugal Centro region

February top events

Did you know?
The swimming pool of the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Chile is navigable by small boats.
What's new on WTG?
It's been another busy week at WTG. We've updated our Perth and Bergen city guides, our Israel and Croatia country guides and our Fort Lauderdale, Key West, South Beach, Kololi, Agadir and Plettenberg Bay beach guides.

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