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This Week in Travel

Here’s a short list of travel related stories I wasn’t able to write posts about this week. I hope you’ll explore the links on your own: The San Diego Wild Animal Park is being renamed the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Safari is Swahili for “Journey of Mind and Soul” which the park claims better represents the current mission of the park. The Oregonian has a beautiful guide to the state’s wineries....

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Cedar Point named Best Amusement Park

As Academy Award winners often say, it’s an honor to be nominated by one’s peers and to win is just the icing on the cake. The same goes for the Amusement Park industry awards known as the Golden Ticket Awards. These are the destinations that industry insiders consider to be the top of the top. Calculated from an international poll conducted by Amusement Today, the Golden Ticket Awards are the results of a detailed survey...

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This Week In Travel

NomadicMatt has penned a great column on Huffington Post about Why We Travel. MSNBC has a list of America’s strangest Roadside Attractions. How many have you visited? The NY Times visits the revived Brixton Market in London. The LA Times suggests some alternate beach destinations for those tired of the sands of Southern...

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This week in Travel

The LA Times covers the “Swimming of the Ponies“, which is not a Virginia take on the running of the bulls; the best ice cream treats in Las Vegas; and New York’s club and bar scene is going up, way up, to the roof. The NY Times visits the picturesque Paris waterside from hotel barges to floating bars; staying with the water theme, they travel on a houseboat near Sacremento, CA; and why Spongebob Squarepants may be...

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LastMinuteTravel.com Survey Reveals it’s All Work and No Play for Americans

It’s Summer and if you’re looking at your vacation days account at work and seeing a surplus, you’re not alone. As it turns out, Americans are terrible at actually taking a vacation. Here at Last Minute Travel, the premier online travel booking site, we are encouraging Americans to break the habit of not using all of their hard-earned vacations days and have some fun. A new survey by LastMinuteTravel.com finds that...

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