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21 Places to Stay if You Care About the Planet

Sustainable, spectacular, and engaged with local communities, these lodges are tucked into some of the planet’s wildest places.

From a handful of rustic lodges committed to conservation back in the early 1990s, sustainable tourism is now transforming the global travel industry, and in the process helping to safeguard cultural and natural heritage, support environmentally friendly practices, and deliver economic and social benefits to local people. 28 more words


Around the World in 12 Days - Tokyo Impressions

Having a free Saturday at the end of my trip around the world in twelve days is nothing spectacular. Having it in Tokyo is. A bit of web research helped to come up with an itinerary that would take me to some of the highlights of this fascinating city. 888 more words


The 16-year-old girl who left everything to join ISIS has admitted to killing soldiers

Linda Wenzel, 16,  was found in an ISIS hideout last week. Investigators from both the United States and Iraq are interrogating the German teen in Baghdad. 198 more words

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San Fermin Festival

About the Festival.

The San Fermin Festival, is a world famous event situated in Pamplona Spain. It is a cultural festival primarily for religious purposes however it has since been overtaken by other practices, most notable the ‘Encierro’ or the running of the bulls. 1,373 more words

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Around the World in 12 Days - On the Streets of Tokyo

My last update on my business trip around the word came from Shanghai. After spending one night and an intense business day in the Chinese megacity I took a China Southern A320 to Seoul, where I got into my hotel in Pangyo at 9pm in the evening. 279 more words


Zemestrīce + Salas dzīve. Kalymnos sala

Sveiki, labie ļaudis.

Iespējams jau ziņās lasijāt – mūsu galā vakar bija zemestrīce. Tā esot bijusi 6,7 baļļu spēcīga un tās epicentrs esot bijis jūrā, starp Turciju un Kosas salu. 704 more words

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A pack of coffee segregated in an anti-theft box.

Supermarket in Milan: a pack of coffee segregated in an anti-theft box. It does not surprise me: this package costs a madness. This type of display of the goods highlights a very sad fact: food is now a luxury and a privilege of few. 55 more words

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