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Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 28, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | January 28, 2016

Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 28, 2016

PHOTO: Amphawa floating market, Thailand. (Photo courtesy of Thinkstock)

Everything You Need to Know About Shanghai Disney
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And the Survey Says: Thailand Most Popular
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What Are the World’s Most Popular Beaches?
A Hawaiian Island and a city in Colombia top the list in Kayak’s 2016 Travel Hacker Guide.

Should Tourists Visit North Korea?
What does the latest detention mean for travelers heading to the country? Is it worth potential incarceration to take in one of the most forbidding destinations in the world?


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