Month: October 2018

Why go? Vancouver is the starting point for cruises to Alaska via the spectacular Inside Passage running along British Columbia’s west coast. Rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities, with a great food scene, this relaxed, culture-rich city is surrounded on three sides by water, with impressive mountain views. Cruise port location Vancouver’s
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Christina Tosi and Martha Stewart received “honorary doctorates” from Cherry Bombe UniversityCherry Bombe, Instagram It’s oft been said that this is a cultural moment of reckoning. In 2018, we’re seeing the rise of authoritarian ideas, political extremism, and so many mass shootings that the worst anti-Semitic massacre in American history this weekend felt like it
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(CNN) — It’s ambitious, award-winning and already hit with controversies. Istanbul’s new airport was officially inaugurated Monday — although it won’t be fully functioning til the end of the year. Why the rush if it’s not quite ready? Well there’s symbolic significance: October 29 marks the 95th anniversary of Turkey establishing itself as a republic.
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Love it, loathe it or simply tolerate it, Halloween is here, again. Like most, I’ll be making a last-minute dash to the supermarket to buy cut-price confectionery to appease trick-or-treating teenagers and sugar-crazed six-year-olds, hoping desperately that I don’t get eggs thrown at my windows if I take too long answering the door. An unwritten
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https://www.expedia.com/Anchorage.d178230.Destination-Travel-Guides The city of Anchorage lies in Alaska’s mountainous south and is home to around 40 percent of all Alaskans. At the height of summer, Anchorage basks in 22 hours of sunlight, with the sun barely dipping below the horizon. The city is nestled snuggly against the immense Chugach State Park. Take the half-hour drive
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(CNN) — No one needs help finding a beautiful beach in Mauritius, but there’s tons to explore away from the water as well. For a small nation, Mauritius overflows with scenic hikes through the mountains, holy pilgrimage sites, amazing food and historic areas that trace the island’s globe-spanning history. Underwater waterfall Just off the coast
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Indonesian aviation authorities will inspect all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes belonging to the country’s commercial airlines following the Lion Air crash on 29 October. The low-cost airline was flying from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang near Sumatra when it crashed into the sea not long after take-off with 189 people onboard. Indonesia’s transport minister Budi
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