The Ultimate Guide to Wine Tasting in Napa

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The ultimate destination for wine lovers is Napa Valley, and this is how you can plan a full tour of everything this stunning destination has to offer

Napa Valley is the place to go for a gastronomic feast. It is where people go if they want to wine and dine amid the romantic landscape of vineyards. It is home to hundreds of wineries and a broad selection of restaurants that offer high-end tasting menus to casual dining.

The entire county spans about 30 miles of land. Because of its mild weather, it is the best place to plant and harvest

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The nomad guide who decodes the Sahara’s secrets

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As a guide, Ag Mohamed Ali made friends from around the world, and he visited some in Europe. It was, to him, an alien world, just as Timbuktu remains for many around the globe. “The first time I was in Europe,” he said, “and I saw water just lying on the ground, I thought ‘these people are crazy’.” And everything moved at a speed that was unthinkable in the Sahara. “In the desert we have infinite time but no water,” he said. “In Europe, you have plenty of water but no time.”

And yet, even so far from the desert,

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New travel information released during online meeting

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By Makeida Antonio

New travel protocols and other local tourism industry information were discussed and shared during a virtual meeting held yesterday morning.

The Destination Antigua and Barbuda webinar on Zoom was attended by the government of Antigua and Barbuda, the Antigua and Barbuda Hotels and Tourism Association, and other key stakeholders in the industry. The introduction of new policies regarding vaccination of visitors, certified accommodations and the tourism tax levy were items listed on the meeting’s agenda.

Minister of Tourism, Charles ‘Max’ Fernandez, told participants that a number of factors must be taken into consideration before the government requires

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of ‘Full Color Connecticut’ Campaign Promoting Fall Tourism Season

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Governor Ned Lamont


09/10/2021

Governor Lamont Announces Launch of ‘Full Color Connecticut’ Campaign Promoting Fall Tourism Season

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(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Office of Tourism is launching a new fall marketing campaign to promote safe travel and fuel the Connecticut tourism industry’s continued economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Called “Full Color Connecticut,” the campaign features the state’s renowned fall foliage while paying tribute to all the other colors and experiences state residents and visitors can enjoy in Connecticut this autumn – from the golds of corn mazes and

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For a tour guide, 9/11 prompts new NYC narrative

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We were in love with our new apartment in New York City, especially the 300-square foot terrace with its panoramic views of Lower Manhattan. Because we lived on the 24th floor, it felt like we were floating in the sky.

A licensed tour guide, I was thrilled to be living in the heart of the historic Financial District. I had taken thousands of tourists over the years to the World Trade Center complex, where we would take the 82-second elevator ride to the observatory on the 107th floor and enjoy views that stretched 45 miles in every direction.

Life seemed

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PennDOT to add travel info for every Penn State home game to 511PA | State

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Harrisburg, Pa. — PennDOT is actively encouraging motorists to plan their trips to Penn State home football games this season using the travel information available at 511pa.com/psf or through the 511 app. Currently, 511PA includes travel information for this Saturday’s battle against Ball State.

Travel information will be available beginning the Thursday before each game and will remain available through the Monday after.

“Our goal is to help motorists plan ahead by providing them with as much information as possible,” said PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian. “By providing this real-time information, motorists can more easily plan the route that works best

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