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Tourism authority OKs $1.3M for Historic Boat Museum

Tourism authority OKs $1.3M for Historic Boat Museum

CURRITUCK — Currituck County’s Historic Boat and Building Advisory Board met last week to hear updates on how a dream that began more than 30 years ago to build an Historic Boat Museum is now well on its way to becoming a reality. The collection of boats began decades ago ...

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Stay In A Giant Tequila Barrel During Your Next Mexican Vacation

Stay In A Giant Tequila Barrel During Your Next Mexican Vacation

Matices de Barricas Located in the Jalisco lowlands, at the center of Agave farms and distilleries, the town of Tequila, Mexico is equal parts historic pueblo and boozy theme park. When not in the fields cutting Agave, farmhands on horseback—and motorcycles—traverse narrow cobblestone streets filled with stray cats and dogs.  ...

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Top ten casinos in the Caribbean

Top ten casinos in the Caribbean

The Atlantis Paradise Island, one of the best casinos in the Caribbean. Image by: by Mariap234 CC BY-SA 4.0 Back in February, we took a look at which islands you should head for if you fancy a flutter when you’re travelling around the Caribbean. Now it’s time to take a ...

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Robust baht, travel trends rattle Thai tourism market

Robust baht, travel trends rattle Thai tourism market

BANGKOK: A strong Thai baht and a slowdown in arrivals from China are battering the kingdom’s moneymaking tourism machine even as the country hopes to welcome a record 40 million visitors by the end of the year. Most travellers to Thailand are from China and other countries in the region, but ...

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Escape to These Caribbean Islands

Escape to These Caribbean Islands

Beautiful beaches, friendly people and delicious cuisine are a few things people look for when planning a vacation, and all this and more awaits your visit in the Cayman Islands. Located only a one hour flight away from Miami, it’s a convenient destination to visit. RELATED OFFERS Special Travel Agent ...

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5 alternative safaris for active adventurers

5 alternative safaris for active adventurers

Thought safari holidays were all about heading to Africa in search of the Big Five? Not necessarily. These days, wildlife-watching expeditions can take you all around the globe from tropical wetlands to frozen tundra. Bust the stereotype with a trip to one of these five alternative safari destinations… 1. Croc-spotting ...

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Summer seaweed invasion taking a toll on Mexico

Summer seaweed invasion taking a toll on Mexico

Caption Close TULUM, Mexico – It started washing ashore in the Caribbean eight years ago, the smelly, yellow-brown seaweed known as sargassum. Then, just as mysteriously, it disappeared. Now the avalanche of algae is becoming an annual event – with increasingly dire consequences. This year, tons of the seaweed have ...

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Quintana Roo is Now Seaweed Free, Governor Says

The beaches in Cancún and those along the Caribbean coastline of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula are now cleared of sargassum, according to Quintana Roo Governor Carlos Joaquín González. Joaquín said there has not been a significant resurgence of the algae in recent weeks, thanks to the Mexican Navy and President López ...

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Why the Maldives is the perfect honeymoon destination

Why the Maldives is the perfect honeymoon destination

Tropical fish of all shapes, sizes and colours are darting past us in every direction. We’re drifting through the brilliant blue ocean outside our wooden hut, our home during the honeymoon of a lifetime. In that one peaceful moment, the pressure of planning a wedding feels a million miles away ...

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