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All About Giraffes: Get Up Close Views at Nairobi's Giraffe Manor Hotel (VIDEO)

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jan 3rd 2013 09:09 AM
Find out all about giraffes as Nairobi's Giraffe Manor Hotel.



Get Up Close with the Giraffes at the Giraffe Manor Hotel in Kenya

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Tribal Tourism: Ethical Or Exploitative?

by Terry Ward. Posted Dec 8th 2010 03:51 PM

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There are few countries on earth where you can come face to face with cultural traditions nearly as ancient as culture itself, but Papua New Guinea, home to some 850 different tribes speaking 800 languages, is one of them.
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Lunatic Express: The World's 10 Wildest Rides

by Terry Ward. Posted Jul 8th 2010 09:22 AM

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We take safety for granted when we travel, trusting airplanes with strict checklist inspections and ferries with enforced capacity limits and rows of accessible life jackets. But that's not reality for most of the world.
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The World's 10 Most Unique Modes of Public Transportation

by Aefa Mulholland. Posted Jun 15th 2010 09:21 AM
We're all familiar with planes, trains and automobiles, but what about transportation of a more unusual nature? Colorful modes of transportation are on the itinerary around the globe from South America to Southeast Asia, often making navigating the way to the market an adventure for Western travelers. Read on for the most unique ways to commute, and click on each destination to find out more about their country of origin.
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To Go or Not To Go? - Controversial Destinations

by Douglas Wright. Posted Jun 8th 2010 12:14 PM

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There's always a dilemma about traveling to an endangered destination. Whether it's the threat of global climate change, commercial enterprise or sightseer wear and tear, your conscience might stop you from buying your ticket. But for those who decide to fulfill their dream of experiencing a natural wonder like the Antarctic or the remnants of an ancient civilization like Angkor Wat, there are ways to ensure a visit will inject some much-needed cash into the local economy, as well as being low-impact.

Here is our selection of the world's most endangered places, along with eco-friendly tour companies and locally owned accommodations dedicated to the preservation of these threatened world treasures.
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