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Dr. Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand awarded Fulbright to teach abroad in spring 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Through the Fulbright Scholar Program, Dr. Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand, professor of German and global studies in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Appalachian State University, has been selected to serve as the...

Struggling Hong Kong Disneyland to raise ticket prices by 3%, China, Travel News

Loss-making Hong Kong Disneyland Resort is to raise its one-day admission prices by 3.2 per cent to HK$639 (S$110), the most expensive theme park ticket price in Asia. This is the fifth time prices have risen since the park opened in 2005. The increase means adult admission will cost HK$639 and HK$475 for a child, while two-day tickets will...

Absorb art on walkabouts in Manchester and Bristol

An old phrase, “if only these walls could talk,” came to mind while trying to interpret diverse and colourful artwork along Bristol and Manchester streets and alleys.Some seen in the historic port cities was typical graffiti.The best, however, were breathtaking murals, single paintings and stenciled images, with the biggest covering the sides of houses and office towers.Modern street...

Top U.S. officials to hold trade talks in China next week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for trade talks beginning on April 30, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Chinese staffers adjust U.S. and Chinese flags before the opening session of trade negotiations between U.S. and Chinese trade representatives at the Diaoyutai...

Weekend gateways around Hyderabad to cool down this summer

Spending summers amidst all the noisy traffic, chaos and pollution is quite an ordeal. So, we get you six places that you can visit the next long weekend. BidarJust 120 kms from the city, lies Bidar, a quaint town in Karnataka. Perched on the Deccan Plateau, Bidar is fondly called the ‘City of Whispering Monuments’....

Olympia to Host Members of Parliament from Tajikistan

Submitted by Friendship Force of Greater Olympia  Friendship Force of Greater Olympia is honored to announce it will be hosting a delegation of three Members of Parliament and three administrative staff members from Tajikistan next month.  Delegation members will stay in the homes of FFGO members May 2-8, 2019.  Their program of professional appointments is being organized by FFGO...

Bus ticketing service redBus hires M&C Saatchi for Indonesia market

India-based bus ticketing platform redBus which recently expanded into Indonesia has given its business to M&C Saatchi. The agency’s mandate includes ATL, BTL, digital advertising and content The announcement: Following a multi-agency pitch, M&C Saatchi Indonesia has been awarded the integrated communication duties for redBus in Indonesia. The scope includes ATL, BTL, Digital Advertising and Content. redBus is the...

The mythical countries you’ll never get to visit

I racked up a lot of road miles the year I turned six. My family spent several months travelling through Europe and decades on, I still recall not just the mighty monuments, the Eiffel Towers and the Alhambras, but also small random moments, from the shoe shop in the tiny Pyrenees statelet of Andorra where we bought a new pair...

Golf-trippers find major history and bunkers galore at Whistling Straits

KOHLER, Wisc. — The good news is you’re bound to miss most of ’em.The bad news is you can’t possibly avoid all of ’em.The marquee layout at Whistling Straits, already host of several major championships and back in the spotlight next fall as site of the 2020 Ryder Cup, must boast more bunkers than any other course on the...

Vote for the best adventure tours and travel companies

As summer approaches, Americans are gearing up for vacation time. 10Best is on the lookout for the best adventure tours – boats, helicopters, rafting trips, hot air balloons, trains and fishing excursions – and adventure travel companies to help you plan your ultimate trip. Vote daily for your favorites in each category until voting ends on Monday, May...