Thursday, December 27, 2012

Skiing in Japan -- small but beautiful

Skiing in Japan: small but beautiful | Travel | The Observer
The Guardian
Japan boasts some 600 ski resorts and the top sites, such as Niseko, are now well known to an international clientèle. But the lion's share of skiing in Japan goes on at local hangouts where, although the slopes aren't always steep, the runs are cheap ...

The Guardian

Sunday Preview | Travel essay How Boston prepared me to travel the world
Boston Globe
Kate McCulley, a Boston area native, gave up her Fenway apartment and online marketing career for a life on the road two years ago. She has been traveling and blogging ever since, visiting 35 countries on five continents. McCulley, 28, explains how ...

Philippines Lifts Travel Ban on Israel - Inside Israel - News - Israel ...
Arutz Sheva
"In view of improved security conditions in Israel and Gaza as a result of the ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas, the (foreign department) travel advisory... is now lifted," a ministry statement said. Manila imposed a travel ban on Israel ...

Arutz Sheva

Travel tips: go to Lake Heikki in Finland, get healthy in Morocco, and deals ...
The Guardian
Take me there… Lake Heikki, Finland. Lapland is known for many things – reindeer, Father Christmas, the northern lights – but local cuisine is not one of them. However, a new holiday to northern Finland is putting the culinary highlights of the North ...

The Guardian

From the Travel Desk: No one wants bags to get lost
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The U.S. Department of Transportation keeps tabs on the numbers of lost, damaged, delayed or pilfered baggage, and the statistics can be sobering. In the first nine months of 2012, Delta reported 155,859 mishandled bags (for 73,852,423 passengers ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Amtrak Adds Chicago-Michigan Trains For Holiday Travel « CBS ...
By sstoddart
Amtrak is adding more trains on its Chicago-Michigan route to accommodate increased demand during the busy travel period at the end of December.
CBS Detroit

Avoiding Rose Bowl ticket and travel scams - TODAY'S TMJ4
Are you looking to get a great deal on tickets to the Rose Bowl? Before you jump at a deal that seems to good to be true, watch out. You could be targeted by a scam.
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