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August 21, 2019 - CNN Travel

11 thrilling ways to discover Antarctica - by Joe Yogerst
Since the legendary Lars-Eric Lindblad led the first traveler's expedition in 1966, visiting the Antarctic has been on the travel bucket list of many dedicated globetrotters. Most of the more than 50,000 tourists who visited Antarctica during the 2017-18 season were on cruises, but many cool and highly creative new ways to experience the bottom of the Earth have emerged in recent years.
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August 19, 2019 - BBC Travel

What's it like to live in an overtouristed city? - by Lindsey Galloway

Locals explain how the influx of travellers has affected them, how authorities are responding and how visitors can remain respectful of people who live there year-round.

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Most Disney World vacations are marked by Mickey Waffles, princess hugs and colorful parades, but not for long. With molecular gastronomy dinners deep within hotel wine cellars and members-only access to Magic Kingdom’s secretive club, Walt Disney World is rapidly becoming a destination for the kinds of high-end, cuisine-focused vacations you’d often think to take elsewhere.

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August 14, 2019 - The Conversation

How will we travel the world in 2050? - by John Grant & Keith Baker

Aviation emissions have risen by 70% since 2005 and as demand increases in rich and poorer countries, they’re forecast to increase by between 300% and 700% by 2050. Arresting this incline will be the first step towards a sustainable system of international travel – but how could it be done?

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August 13, 2019 - lifehacker

How to Avoid Tourist Traps While Traveling - by Josh Ocampo

If you want to avoid crowds of slow-moving tourists with selfie-sticks, here’s our advice: Push them out of the way. (Kidding.) Just do a little bit of research before your trip, cast a critical eye on those “reliable” reviews, and avoid major landmarks if you can. And always talk to the actual locals for useful advice.

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