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Musée d'Orsay, Paris. Where Gumbo was #108

DrFumblefinger ·
    Gumbo was visiting one of Paris' greatest museums, the Musee d'Orsay.  Congratulations to TravelGirlJenn who recognized it, with minimal clues!  If any one else figured it out, they did not let us know.   (One of the...
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Delta Keeps Sought After Route. Can it Live With the Terms?

Travel Rob ·
The Department of Transportation has allowed Delta to keep the sought after Seattle -Tokyo Haneda Airport route provided that they fly between Seattle and Haneda uninterrupted, every day of the year. It picked American to assume the route if...
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Van Gogh Museum takes a new look at Vincent

PHeymont ·
Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum is marking the 125th anniversary of his death by refocusing the display of its collection to change the focus of how we look at the artist; in their words "to discover the ideas and ambitions behind his art" and present "a...
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Zipcar adds more airports; tests one-way rentals

PHeymont ·
Zipcar, which rents cars by the hour to its members for short-term use, is expanding its on-airport locations, adding seven more for a total of over 50. The new ones include Orlando and Tampa.   For those who aren't familiar with Zipcar, it works...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, March 25, 2015: A Moment in Rural India

Marilyn Jones ·
While riding in a van from Jaipur to Ranthambore National Park in Northern India, I saw a woman walking away from the roadway. Fortunately I had my camera at hand and was able to quickly take the photo. To me it tells the story of women living in...
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Welcome to the town of Dawson City, Yukon

My Thatched Hut ·
  Dawson City owns its existence as a direct result of the Klondike gold discovery in 1896 in the nearby creeks. Dawson was founded in 1897 and incorporated as a city in 1902.  By 1898, the population was almost 40,000. It was the largest...
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Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve

Marilyn Jones ·
      My adventure in Kenya begins in Maasai Mara, widely considered to be Africa’s greatest wildlife reserve. With more than 200 square miles of open plains, woodlands and riverine forest, the Mara is joined by privately-owned...
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Visiting Cuba pt 2. + more cars !

GarryRF ·
EXPLORING CUBA   (Missed pt 1 ?..... http://www.travelgumbo.com/blog/visiting-cuba )   Getting about in Cuba varies dramatically. In the populated areas they have regular buses. Out in the countryside you'll have to take a taxi or go on an...
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Airbnb to be legal in London

PHeymont ·
Britain's Parliament is now considering a bill, proposed by the Housing Minister, to remove London-only restrictions that have made it illegal for tenants and homeowners to rent out their space for short stays without complicated planning permission...
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Artful exhibits lined up for Italy's museums

PHeymont ·
Four outstanding exhibitions that highlight the fall art season in Italy, along with many others.
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The Lure of Stonehenge

Kirsten Hines ·
Kirsten Hines shares thoughts and memories, and great photos of a visit to Salisbury Plain.
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Top 5 island destinations to revisit in 2017

Rebecca Brown ·
Dreaming of distant oceans, white, sandy beaches, a Mojito in your hand, while a gentle breeze is just ruffling the waters lounging a few feet from your feet? Waking with the sounds of exotic beats trumpeting the air while you lie in a hammock, munch on a coconut and daydream the day away? Might be it’s high time to take a vacation. If you equate vacation with island , paradise and offline , stick with us. We know there are about seven hundred and forty one thousand articles on the best...
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Paris turns to raptors to end a plague of pigeons

PHeymont ·
Taking a leaf from a big tennis tournament, a Paris neighborhood hires birds of prey to chase its pigeons.
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Sir William Van Horne Billiards Room

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob takes us to the Billards Room on Minister's Island, New Brunswick, Canada.
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November 1, 2017: White Storks at Rust, Burgenland, Austria

Professorabe ·
Always a memorable sight on the rooftops of Europe, Professor Abe shares his experiences with the storks of Rust, Austria
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Apr. 13, 2017: An afternoon at Crystal Cove State Park

Ottoman ·
Crystal Cove State Park is a fine example of why people fall in love with California...Sand, Sun, and Surf.
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April 18, 2017: Sunrise, Sunset: Life in the South African Bush

Marilyn Jones ·
Join Marilyn Jones on a photo-safari in South Africa.
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May 6, 2017: Post Office, Nuwara Eliya

DrFumblefinger ·
A visit to the historic Victorian era post office in Sri Lanka's mountain town of Nuwara Eliya, also known as "Little England."
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Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco (Where Gumbo Was #227)

Lestertheinvestor ·
Gumbo was visiting the beautiful The Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco. The museum houses a magnificent collection of art the details of which inspired many of the clues in this week's travel puzzle.
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July 4, 2017: Kelleys Island, Ohio

Marilyn Jones ·
Marilyn Jones takes a laid-back break on an Ohio Island.
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Paris tightens the rules on Airbnb

PHeymont ·
New registration and tax rules are aimed at giving the city a better shot at enforcing the rules.
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Bagno Vignoni: Ancient bath, modern spa

Marilyn Jones ·
In a village known for its mineral baths for centuries, Marilyn Jones also appreciates a modern luxury spa.
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Dispatches from Ikaria: Part 4

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe's fun and insightful series on visiting Ikaria concludes this week. Be sure to check out the great story and accompanying photos
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New York gets a chocolate museum and classes

PHeymont ·
Chocolatier Jacques Torres hosts Choco-Story, a museum by a man who's created five chocolate museums already.
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Moraine Lake Rockpile Trail -- Banff National Park's best Short Hike

DrFumblefinger ·
If you like hikes that aren't too strenuous and filled with gorgeous views, this one should be on your bucket list.
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April 2, 2017: Van Cortland Park Cross Country Track

Jonathan L ·
The Tortoise and the Hare mark the finish line of one of the most famous Cross-Country courses in the United States, in the Bronx, New York City.
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What It Means To Buy A Timeshare Rental?

THE LUXURY RESORT GROUP ·
Purchasing a timeshare can be an exciting time for your family, however since timeshares are often an impulse purchase it can also be a stressful time. Often owners become very confused on what to do when they can no longer use their Marriott Weeks or Destination Club Points. So, here we are sharing a few basics about timeshare rentals that will help you figure out ways to make best use of these purchases and get out these whenever you feel like. In case, you plan to purchase a timeshare in...
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Do you see what I mean ?

Amateuremigrant ·
Robert Cranwell likes to look at the little things when he travels in nature and explains why -- you will too once you've read his post.
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Life imitating art imitating life?

PHeymont ·
A huge living representation of a Van Gogh painting created in a Chinese field as part of a tourism conference.
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Nov. 4, 2017: Along the Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30)

George G. ·
George G takes a detour while on a road trip to catch some of the sights along a stretch of Pennsylvania's historic route 30.
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Car Rental: Making it a bit easier

PHeymont ·
One of the worst moments in travel, for me, is getting there, getting off the plane, getting the bags, and then waiting forEVER at the car rental counter. I usually rent from Hertz, unless the price difference after my discount is big, and the main reason is Gold service that lets me bypass the counter, get in the car and go. Other companies have similar 'membership' arrangements. But I just found that it's worth checking around if you're renting from not-your-regular company; things are...
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Earthships near Taos, New Mexico

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob goes to see the Earthships, some of the most innovative off the grid homes.
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Spotted on the Road. Torres Del Paine National Park

DrFumblefinger ·
A wickedly decorated van parked in Torres del Paine National Park.
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Best Ways To Save Money During Your Travels

Beatrix Potter ·
It’s definitely very possible to live life to the fullest. You can travel the world while you are young – don’t wait for you pension. You can see everywhere and everything you want to, following some intuitive money-saving tips. This article gives you the best advice, including some tips from experts! Talk to locals Locals have the best advice on what the best and most affordable attractions are in town. Making friends with locals is even better, as it secures connections across borders.
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Delaware and Ulster Railroad, Arkville, NY

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes a ride through the Catskills on the Delaware & Ulster RR
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Norwegian skips a year to survive

PHeymont ·
Already in financial trouble before the Covid crisis, the airline is canceling nearly all flying until April 2021.
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Abandoned Asylums: An Unusual Destination

Marilyn Jones ·
Books that can inspire travel come in all sorts: Here's an unusual one that caught Marilyn Jones' attention.
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May 3, 2020: Social Distancing in Van Cortlandt Park

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L took advantage of a beautiful day to break quarantine, but maintain Social Distancing in the park.
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Rittenhouse Square: Philadelphia's Lively Heart

Jonathan L ·
Philadelphia's lively and historic Rittenhouse Square is one of Jonathan L's favorite places to visit. He shares his views and thoughts.
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Ends of the Line: Taking the #1 Train, NYC

Jonathan L ·
Every New York subway line has its own character; Jonathan L begins an exploration of what's at their ends, starting with his home line.
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Dublin's special spot for solo flyers

PHeymont ·
Dublin Airport is testing two versions of special seating and services for solo travelers to make life a bit easier...for a price.
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Will future motels be like hostels?

PHeymont ·
Wyndham announces the winner of a design competition for a Super 8 room aimed at group travelers as well as families.
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What’s South Africa Best Known For?

SA Sports (Guest) ·
A look at some of the things that make South Africa popular as a tourist destination, especially its sporting events (sponsored content)
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How to spend your Vacation in Hungary?

Marek H (Guest) ·
There's a lot of interesting things to see and experience during a visit to Hungary. Marek offers some suggestions (sponsored content)
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Super Shuttle shutting down—mostly

PHeymont ·
While corporate-owned locations will shut down New Year's Eve, franchise operators in some cities will continue, under new brand names.
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Capsule hotels spreading in Europe

PHeymont ·
Tiny spaces mark the capsule hotel, but privacy is another hallmark that may help it compete with hostels.
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Where to travel when you win the lottery

Rock A (Guest) ·
Everyone dreams of winning the lottery. Rock has some suggestions on places you might want to visit when you do (sponsored content)
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June 25, 2020: Canoes, Lake Louise

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger enjoys visiting Lake Louise, and finds this image of canoes stocked on the lake's dock one of the most popular.
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The Keeter Center, Branson

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger is very impressed with a wonderful meal at the Keeter Center at Branson's College of the Ozarks. The Keeter Center is staffed almost exclusively by college students.
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Ron’s Antique Radio Museum, Pennsylvania

George G. ·
George G visits Ron’s Antique Radio Museum, located on Route 30 (Lincoln Highway), 4-1/2 miles west of Bedford, Pennsylvania
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