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Daily Pulse: Stories You Should Read for Nov. 4, 2015

Features & Advice | Josh Lew | November 04, 2015

Daily Pulse: Stories You Should Read for Nov. 4, 2015

Here are the stories that you should read today if you want to keep your finger on the pulse of the travel industry…

The BBC goes beyond the tourist trail to discover Ireland’s little-visited prehistoric sites. Some of the ancient ruins in the country’s east date back over 5,000 years.

CNN’s Inside Africa discovers jungle safaris in Rwanda. The country’s Nyungwe National Park, which has the largest forest in Central Africa, is home to at least 75 species of mammals.   

The Straits Times takes readers to Western Australia, where the often-overlooked wineries of the Margaret River area offer charming wine-themed escapes.  

The Independent points out five quirky things that usually surprise overseas visitors when they first get to Great Britain.

Japan Today highlights four off-the-beaten-path shrines that are worth visiting. The natural scenery around these places turns out to be as impressive as the history and classical architecture of the temples themselves.

Norway wants to bring the offspring of Scandinavian immigrants back to their ancestral homeland. Americans of Norwegian descent can apply to join a reality show that follows them as they travel back to their roots… Read about it on City Pages.

The world has some amazing new hotels. One of the most eye-catching is the idyllic Le Touessrok in Mauritius… See photos of it and other new five-star venues from the Telegraph.

Rome’s Trevi Fountain is now totally reopened. The famed fount was recently made over. Its clean-up was funded by Italian fashion brand Fendi… Read more from Euronews.

The hot thing to do in the middle of winter in Finland: sit in a sweaty sauna… Read more about immersing yourself in Finnish sauna culture from National Geographic.

Turkey is the most popular tourist destination in the Mideast. However, hotly contested elections could bring instability to the country and keep tourists from visiting… Read more from the International Business Times.


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