The First U.S. Mosque in Ross, North Dakota

In 1929 Syrian and Lebanese immigrants built the first Mosque erected in the US in the prairies of North Dakota. The original Mosque became abandoned and run down and in 1979, it was removed. Families of the original builders and friends in the Christian community rebuilt the Mosque in 2005 and maintains and still uses the original cemetery for the worshipers. The...

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The Heart of Midlothian in Edinburgh, Scotland

The Heart of Midiothian oh High Street in Edinburgh marks where the entrance to the infamous Old Tobooth prison stood. All manner of prisoners were sent there including women and children. The prison had an abundance of instruments used for torture and public executions were held often. when Mary, Queen of Scots, tore down the original prison, replacing it with...

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What Trump’s Presidency May Mean For Travelers

The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has been one of the more controversial political happenings in recent history. It has led to much debate on how our lives will be affected. Unfortunately for those who travel often, their ability to go places easily may be hampered. While Obama was well-liked by most other countries, Trump is not...

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8 Greek villas with stunning sea views

If you love the sea and great food, Greece may be the destination for you. Depending on what your interests are, there are many different great locations to visit in the country. For instance, Mykonos is famous for its nightlife, while Crete is a wonderful central location for visiting many attractions. Villa Domina is said to have some of the most beautiful...

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American Airlines’ Pilot Union Votes ‘No Confidence’ in the Airline’s Executive Team

The vote widens a gap between the pilots group and management, who have been at odds over Parker’s refusal last year to reopen part of an existing labor contract to discuss a pay raise after aviators at Delta Air Lines Inc. and United Continental Holdings Inc. moved ahead in compensation. The tension marks a reversal from the union’s support of Parker as...

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Ctrip CEO Puts Women at Center of its Strategy to Challenge Priceline

Jane Sun, CFO of Ctrip.com International Ltd., is planning on building the Chinese booking service into a worldwide one-stop platform for travelers. She was a key in Ctrip’s acquisition of Skyscanner, a UK based price comparison service. Sun centers her strategy on women. She established some of the most women-friendly hiring policies, where incentives...

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New Skift Research Report: The State of the Global Vacation Rental Market 2017

Looking for a comprehensive review on vacation rentals? Look no further than this Skift research report. The review is an overlook at the global rental market especially in the wake of such providers of services like Airbnb. Don’t be rash in planning your next vacation. Stop on over for a read on the health and integrity of the global vacation rental market! New...

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Puerto Rico Is Still Trying to Turn a Former Bombing Range Into a Top Tourist Destination

This year alone, the Navy plans to scour 19 square miles of seabed to map areas containing unexploded ordnance to be removed by divers and robots eventually opening new beaches and reefs to swimmers and divers. The high-end W Retreat & Spa resort opened in northern Vieques in 2010, and a growing number of hotels, restaurants and vacation homes have opened...

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Take A Chilling Peak At Life In The Coldest Permanently Inhabited Town On Earth

This remote Russian village holds the world record for lowest temperature in a permanently inhabited place, at -90 degrees Fahrenheit. Forecasts for February 2017 hover in the -20s and -30s, and at some points in winter, the sun only shines for a mere three hours each day. Locals here use outhouses because indoor plumbing often freezes, and cars are rendered...

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