Travellers warned after barefoot paradise beach walk earns couple parasitic foot infection

Travellers are being warned of the risks of walking barefoot on a beach “somewhere tropical” after a Canadian couple contracted a hookworm infection on holiday in the Dominican Republic.

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The young pair from Ontario were staying in Punta Cana earlier this month when they returned from a stroll on the beach and noticed their feet were “incredibly itchy”. Upon their return to Canada, what they assumed were harmless bug bites developed into painful swollen blisters and unusual bumps on their toes.

Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/hookworm-risks-barefoot-beach-holidays/

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Southwest Adds More Superbowl Travel Options

On Monday, Southwest Airlines Co. added additional nonstop service options between Boston and Minneapolis and Philadelphia and Minneapolis. The special flights are on sale now at Southwest.com for football fans traveling to and from the big game.

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For More Source: https://www.travelpulse.com/news/airlines/southwest-adds-more-superbowl-travel-options.html

Latest Travel Updates – Florence 2017

1. Florence Top Attractions Map-

 2.How Florence, Italy has Changed my Life –

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My name is Clara, I’m 21 years old and I live in Barcelona, Spain. For my 8 year birthday my aunt gave me a present that changed my life: an atlas. Since that moment all I always wanted to do was to see all of the places that my eyes were seeing in that map. This past semester I was able to go to Italy and live in Florence for six months, and it changed my life.

Source: http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/award/how-florence-has-changed-my-life/

3- Don’t miss in Florence-

 4-Best of Florence-
Florence is the city of dazzling history, daunting structures and around 80 museums, Florence is something you just can’t get enough of.  Its churches San Miniato al Monte, Santa Trinita, the Brancacci Chapel at Santa Maria della Carmine, San Lorenzo, Santa Maria Novella, Santa Croce, Santo Spirito, SS Annunziata, Ognissanti constitute to be some of the finest in the world adding to the stunning skyline of the city. Through Florence trip planner you can make your vacation awesome.

5. Images of Florence-

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Latest Travel Updates – Austin 2017

1- Best Patios in Austin to Wine & Dine-

Living in Austin is the perfect combination of inner-city life and outdoor activity, and with the 85-degree temperatures we’ve been having lately, what better way to enjoy the day than sitting on a lovely patio with a marg in hand?

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We’ve been running around town scoping out the best outdoor spots and we’ve compiled our favorite patios you need to try before it’s too hot… even if you just do it for the ‘gram.

For more Source- http://www.atasteofkoko.com/best-patios-in-austin/

2- Dallas to Austin in 15 minutes? It’s a long shot, but new high-speed system could make it happen

Imagine ditching I-35 and traveling from Dallas to Austin in 15 minutes.
It’s a lofty dream, but a Dallas-led team of engineers, urban planners and architects is working to bring the futuristic Hyperloop transportation system to Texas.

Source: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/news/2017/04/07/dallas-austin-15-minutes-long-shot-new-high-speed-system-make-happen

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 4- When to Visit-

Climate-wise, February to May is the best time to visit Austin. One should definitely visit Austin in the month of March due to the South by Southwest festival also known as SXSW. It is a long running vibrant music festival which attracts thousands of tourists every year. In mid-April, Reggae festival takes place which is again a music festival. Talking about theatrical festivals, Austin conducts the Out of bounds Improv Festival which invites all the people associated with comic acting. These are the main festivals out of the countless that are hosted in Austin. You may also plan your trip according to best time with the help of Austin trip planner.

5- Attractions Map of Austin-

6- Images of Austin-

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Latest Travel Updates About – Washington, D.C. 2017

1- Last-minute travel: Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C., is a place oozing with culture. The National Mall is chockablock with free museums and the metro is cheap and easy to navigate. The people in Washington, D.C., who we met were lovely, intelligent and energetic.

Source: http://www.dailycal.org/2017/04/06/last-minute-travel-dc/

2- Tube Travel: Tech Company Envisions 23-Minute DC-to-NYC Trips

A 23-minute commute between D.C. and New York could soon be a reality, according to the technology company Hyperloop One.
Executives from the California tech company Hyperloop One said at an event Thursday at the Newseum in Washington that they plan to connect 80 percent of the country via electromagnetic tubes, allowing for high-speed travel.

Source: Tube Travel: Tech Company Envisions 23-Minute DC-to-NYC Trips | NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Tube-Travel-Is-DC-to-New-York-in-23-Minutes-Possible-418534553.html#ixzz4dXnOwLFJ

3- Washington DC Travel-

4-  Best of Washington D. C-

The most beautiful and architecturally important buildings in the area are the Capitol, White House and Supreme Court. There are a lot of museums and other performing arts which take place all round the year in the year. The residents of Washington are warm and welcoming and hence make a perfect spot for your next holiday destination. So Plan your awesome trip with the help of Washington D. C trip planner.

4- Washington DC Images-

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Singing for Fun — Tookii

Singing for Fun Singing doesn’t have to be serious, almost anyone can sing and most people enjoy singing – especially kids. Where we have problems is when other people don’t enjoy the listening quite so much as the singer enjoys singing. An environment free from judgement can be a great, fun activity for kids. Singing […]

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Cancelled Flight? Don’t Panic! — A Resource Guide to Expedite US Passport Services

Over the weekend, huge numbers of travelers in Europe faced the headache of a cancelled flight. Pilots at Lufthansa, a major German airline, went on strike for better pay and a new contract, and as of Monday afternoon, the strike has not yet been resolved. Thousands of flights have been cancelled already, and there will […]

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