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Charleston Spring Break Crawl: Beaches and BBQ in South Carolina

by Kinsey Gidick. Posted Feb 28th 2014 08:00 PM
Cypress Gardens Charleston
Look for wildlife, including alligators and birds, at Charleston's Cypress Gardens. Photo: Cypress Gardens
With five (that's right, five) nearby beach towns -- Folly Beach, Isle of Palms, Kiawah, Seabrook and Sullivan's islands -- internationally-acclaimed cuisine, world-class golf courses and enough historic sites to create its own textbook, Charleston is an obvious choice for spring break.
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5 U.S. Cities Pope Francis Should Visit

by Graham Shelby. Posted Feb 27th 2014 11:44 AM
Vatican, Rome, Italy. 19th February 2014. General Audience of 19 February 2014 - Pope Francis drinks the mate offered by a pilgr
The pope is coming.

That's the word, anyway. There's no official confirmation (otherwise it'd be The Word), but recent reports have stated that Pope Francis may be planning his first papal visit to the United States. He'll likely attend the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September 2015 with a possible stop in New York to address the United Nations.

Here's hoping the pontiff takes the opportunity to see a little more of the country during his visit. These five cities are good fits.
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Points of Interest: How to Travel to North Korea and 41 Instagrams from Someone Who Already Did

by Zach Everson. Posted Nov 22nd 2013 10:09 AM
How to travel to North Korea, Instagrams from someone who already has and the case against shark cage diving are today's points of interest:
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Points of Interest: TSA Wastes $1 Billion, Spirit Cracks Crack Joke

by Zach Everson. Posted Nov 15th 2013 10:02 AM
Romulus, Michigan - A security officer watches passengers arriving at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
A $1 billion TSA behavioral screening program working "slightly better than chance," Spirit airlines poking fun at Rob Ford's crack habit and Starbucks testing a store on a Swiss train are today's points of interest:
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Where to Go in May

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Apr 20th 2011 02:40 PM
where to go in may

Cynewulf, Flickr

For travelers who are too impatient to wait for summer to start, or eager to take advantage of time off during Memorial Day weekend, May is just around the corner. When planning travels, it's important to keep in mind that international destinations (especially those on the Mediterranean, Caribbean and in the Northern Andes) experience ideal weather conditions in May. And since summer rates don't kick in until mid-June, it's possible to travel in May and avoid the inflated costs of summer.
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