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GUIDEPOST REPRINT FEATURING ICELAND: “THE GREEN LAND OF ICELAND,” 12 October 1973

GUIDEPOST REPRINT FEATURING ICELAND: “THE GREEN LAND OF ICELAND,” 12 October 1973 »

4 Nov, 2018
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Iceland is a land of misconceptions. There are neither polar bears nor Eskimos on the island, and Detriot gets more snow than Reykjavik. New Yorkers shiver through lower January temperatures than residents here in the world’s northernmost capital. And the landscape’s predominant colour is not white but green

GUIDEPOST REPRINT, FEATURING ICELAND: “WHOEVER HEARD OF AKUREYRI?,” 12 October 1973

GUIDEPOST REPRINT, FEATURING ICELAND: “WHOEVER HEARD OF AKUREYRI?,” 12 October 1973 »

4 Nov, 2018
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AKUREYRI, Iceland’s second largest town, lies just 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle. at the end of a deep fjord, with the surrounding hills and sheep pastures seemingly coated in green velvet. It’s a place for lovers of clear water, blue skies and the great outdoors

AS VACATIONERS HEAD FOR HOME AT THE BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER, SPAIN LOOKS ON ANOTHER BUMPER YEAR FOR ITS TOURISM INDUSTRY

AS VACATIONERS HEAD FOR HOME AT THE BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER, SPAIN LOOKS ON ANOTHER BUMPER YEAR FOR ITS TOURISM INDUSTRY »

4 Sep, 2018
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Spain ranks second worldwide in international tourist arrivals (81.8 million), second in international tourism earnings ($60 billion), and tops the World Economic Forum's Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index

STATESIDE STORIES: SUMMER SIGHTINGS!

STATESIDE STORIES: SUMMER SIGHTINGS! »

15 Aug, 2018
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The heat rippled up from the vast fields of grain, high on the Eastern Oregon plateaus, nary a tree or bush in sight. It's the Wheat Farmer's Territory, tilled by huge combines and tractors, irrigated by specially arched pipe sprinklers which awed these city slickers for the work they entailed and the sheer enormity of their undertaking: being the breadbasket to the world!

AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR, DOCTOR & TRAVEL GUIDE SPECIALIST CORRADO PASSI

AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR, DOCTOR & TRAVEL GUIDE SPECIALIST CORRADO PASSI »

4 Aug, 2018
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Meet the incredibly multifaceted Dr. Passi!

From the Youngest to the Oldest, Cuba Dances

From the Youngest to the Oldest, Cuba Dances »

31 Jul, 2018
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Cuba has a rich dance history that goes beyond its famous exports: salsa, rumba and cha-cha-cha. On a Road Scholar trip, we were treated to the traditional, popular and contemporary dances performed by dancers of all ages in different settings. One such treat was a demo by the award-winning Havana Queens, an independent dance company that celebrates Cuba's African and Spanish roots and whose YouTube videos are dazzling. Cuba dances!

THE EXOTIC YUKATA, YOUR TICKET TO ELEGANCE AND COMFORT THIS SUMMER

THE EXOTIC YUKATA, YOUR TICKET TO ELEGANCE AND COMFORT THIS SUMMER »

22 Jul, 2018
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Yukata! That’s the traditional Japanese summer get-up. It’s kimono but more casual. Less elaborate. It makes for great comfort. And Japanese outfitters say it makes women look particularly beautiful. Not that the yukata is for girls only. It’s for the male of the species too. Try it wherever you are, wherever it's summer!

STATESIDE STORIES: A SUMMER RODEO!

STATESIDE STORIES: A SUMMER RODEO! »

17 Jul, 2018
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I'd been to LAS VENTAS and seen the Bullfight, one in which the Matador was gored…But I’d never seen an American Rodeo in which the Cowboys actually try to ride the wild and ferocious bulls. So it was with great anticipation that I bought tickets.

STATESIDE STORIES: Independence Day History!

STATESIDE STORIES: Independence Day History! »

3 Jul, 2018
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– – By Mary Foran

Flag-waving and sparklers, glow-sticks and petardos, and cold fried chicken and corn-on-the-cob may not be your idea

LOST IN TRANSLATION: Traveling to a Country Without Knowing the Language

LOST IN TRANSLATION: Traveling to a Country Without Knowing the Language »

11 Jun, 2018
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After the hurdles my friend and I overcame, I don’t think I was really able to enjoy Paris. I couldn’t properly communicate with the people or understand many of the words aroun me. I’ve realized that although traveling to a country without knowing the language may seem exciting, it can be extremely frustrating.