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Overseas Adventures: Eat, Shop & Play Around Four Continents

by Annemarie Dooling. Posted Apr 12th 2011 03:30 PM
Long gone are the days when being an adventure traveler meant a long sojourn in an overseas airport. Nowadays, adventure travel is all about exploring the senses: what you can see, do, taste and touch while traveling, and it doesn't even have to be that adventurous. From shopping a massively colorful market in India to taste-testing in Macau, here are 5 overseas adventures for every type of traveler.
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Destinations You Didn't Know You Could Reach By Cruise

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 16th 2010 04:50 PM

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If you think cruises are all about fun in the sun in the Caribbean, think again. These days your ship could take you to a desert location like the pyramids in Egypt, or Peru's mountainside destination of Machu Picchu. It's not about where you dock, it's about what inland sights are accessible from there. And as cruise companies add to their itineraries to tempt you on board, excursions are going ever further, according to Terry Dale, President and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
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World's Most Endangered Attractions

by Libby Zay. Posted Feb 12th 2010 12:48 PM
Visiting some of the most beautiful destinations in the world comes with its price: our footprints-including the carbon ones-can jeopardize the very places we cherish. On the following slides, we've listed ten at-risk locations where tourism has had detrimental effects. But it's not all bad news: we've also researched the measures that are being taken to protect these places.
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