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Canadian coalition of lawyers and advocates staff airports to ensure immigrants with valid visas can get to the U.S.

The Canadian Cross-Border Legal Coalition has deployed volunteer lawyers and advocates to major airports across Canada to ensure that anyone with valid documentation is not banned from travel to the United States because of the January 27, 2017 U.S. executive order, halting travel from seven countries. A federal judge in Washington state temporarily halted the […]

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San Francisco celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

Long stamped a literary bohemia and attracting nonconformists like the Beat Generation writers of the Fifties to musicians and artists and social rebels in the mid-to-late Sixties, it was logical that free-thinking San Francisco would give birth to a radical new movement eventually embraced by the rest of the world. In 1967, nearly 100,000 free-spirited […]

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Five travel apps guaranteed to save you money

Five travel apps guaranteed to save you money There are few possessions as valuable to the modern traveller as a smartphone. Not only does this compact, easy-to-carry device offer value through a wealth of information, it can also help travellers save money via a huge array of inexpensive—and often even free—apps. Whether you’re planning a […]

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Research shows billions of loyal points remain unused

New research shows travellers are leaving over 70% of their loyalty points unused. In 2016 so far, that means over 195 billion points. This data comes from Switchfly, the travel-commerce and loyalty platform that powers airlines like American Airlines, Emirates and JetBlue, and loyalty programs such as United MileagePlus, InterContinental Hotels Group, Starwood Hotels and Expedia. […]

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Shakespeare’s New Place to open July 2016

To mark the 400th anniversary of his death, the Stratford-upon-Avon  home where William Shakespeare lived for the last 19 years of his life and wrote some of his greatest works has been re-imagined as a new heritage destination that will open publicly in July 2016. When William Shakespeare was a small boy growing up in Stratford-upon-Avon […]

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