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Students Are Filling A Gap With Travel

(NAPSI)—Increasingly, students and those just out of school are using international travel as a productive way to make the most of the gap of time between high school and college or between college and starting a career. That’s why this type of purposeful travel has come to be known as gap travel.

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Thursday 09/11/2014
Fall in love with a trip to the Lone Star State
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - With the summer season winding down, the onset of fall foliage with the cooler temperatures, and a variety of events and festivals, fall presents one of the best times of year to visit the Lone Star State. Fall in Texas means plenty of fairs, outdoor music events, cheering crowds, wine harvests and more.

Monday 09/08/2014
Just south of the usual: Tips for enjoying a South America vacation
Updated: September 08, 2014 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - Colorful is the best word to describe Latin American, thanks to its varied history, cultures, historic sights, natural attractions and wildlife opportunities. From vibrant Rio de Janeiro to the intriguing Amazon Jungle; from the enigmatic Machu Picchu to the fascinating Galapagos Islands and scenic beauty of Costa Rica, adventure awaits any traveler planning a trip to Central or South America.

Thursday 08/21/2014
Floridas Cultural Scene
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—The sandy beaches of Sarasota County, on Florida’s Gulf Coast, are just the tip of the iceberg for visitors craving cultural attractions.

Wednesday 08/20/2014
Korea offers undiscovered beauty, romantic spa getaways
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Daydreaming of a lush spa getaway? How about an exotic change of scenery? South Korea offers all of this and more. Boasting world-class spas, stunning views, and topnotch shopping, South Korea is the ideal destination for those searching for a unique vacation destination.

Monday 08/18/2014
Travel secrets revealed: How to experience a destination like a local
Updated: September 13, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Travelers today want more from their vacations, including authentic experiences that are off the beaten path. Knowing where the locals go and what they like to do is key to discovering the hidden gems of any destination. Fortunately, finding this seemingly secret information is easier than you think if you just follow a few tricks of seasoned travelers.

Friday 08/15/2014
3 tips to keep technology safe and accessible while traveling
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Are you dreaming of a vacation? Whether you’re planning a family trip, a romantic getaway for two, or a solo adventure, technology will likely be by your side. But using technology while away often requires some advance prep to reduce potential disruptions to your personal services, including Web-based email, apps and cloud storage, and to reduce the risk of criminal activity.

Thursday 08/14/2014
River cruising news: Room innovations and hot itineraries from the 'World's Best River Cruise Line'
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - For decades – and thanks in no small part to the success of the TV show “The Love Boat” – it seemed that in the minds of most travelers, a cruise vacation automatically implied a languid ocean voyage aboard an oversized ship shared with hundreds, if not thousands, of other passengers.

Tuesday 08/12/2014
A different kind of godmother: River cruise godmothers stay with ships, cruise line
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 3:36 am

(BPT) - Throughout the history of cruising, cruise lines have traditionally called upon celebrities, royalty, heads of state, or others with little or no ties to the cruise industry to serve as godmothers to their ships.  For most cruise ship godmothers, the role is thus largely ceremonial – their involvement with the ship and cruise line ends when the bubbly is cleaned off the bow.

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