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Top 10 Perks of United Global Services

It may not be as mysterious as the Amex Centurion Card, but the invite-only United elite status known as Global Services is still shrouded in a fair amount of secrecy. What is clear is that it takes some serious spending…

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Great Barrier Reef in serious danger from coral bleaching

AT least 93 percent of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef suffers from coral bleaching, a new discovery by ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies found.“We’ve never seen anything like this scale of bleaching before. In the northern Great Barrier…

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Study probes impact of terror on business travel

A RECENT study has revealed that a large percentage of business travelers and travel managers were concerned about traveling to a region where they might not feel safe.According to the study by Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) and Business…

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The Lodge at Torrey Pines: Sun, sea and golf

IF you ever make it down to California, it’s worth plotting a stop in San Diego, the land of sunny resorts, lively beaches, and towering palm trees. The city is not short of upscale resorts and hotels, most of which…

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Destination: The ancient city of Bagan

TRIPS to Burma begin in Yangon, but they culminate in Bagan. Its highlights can be summed up in a word: temples. Thousands of them date back centuries or more, and this is one of those places tourists would talk about…

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12 amazing experiences to have in and around Athens

1. Making dolmas and spanakopita with Athens Cooking Classes2. Meteora’s stone pillars rising from the Thessaly Plain I passed a variety of landscapes driving north from Athens to Meteora. Craggy hills gave way to gentle valleys leading to the Thessaly…