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Daily Pulse: Travel Stories Worth Reading for Nov. 5, 2015

Features & Advice | Josh Lew | November 05, 2015

Daily Pulse: Travel Stories Worth Reading for Nov. 5, 2015

Here are some stories that can provide you with some travel and tourism talking points…

National Geographic appeals to book-loving tourists with its list of 10 amazing bookshops. Readers can follow the literary trail from Iowa to Australia to Paris to Santorini, Greece.

Business Insider shows backpackers the 10 cheapest cities in Europe. Kiev, Bucharest and Sofia top the list.  

The Independent looks into the crime-ridden history of the Rocks, which has now become Sydney’s hippest harborside neighborhood.

The Toronto Sun visits the stages of Glasgow, where the alternative music legends of the 1990s got their start. A new walking tour highlights the venues where Radiohead, Oasis and the White Stripes played before they made it big.

Serious skiers head for Switzerland, Austria or France. However, the Eastern European ski scene is vastly improved, and it is quite affordable… Read more from the Telegraph.

Byron Bay is one of Australia’s most popular tourist destinations. It is also becoming one of the best places in the country to get authentic Japanese cuisine… Read more from Traveller.

German and Austrian travel companies have officially endorsed Kenya as a “safe destination.” Kenyan authorities have been trying to improve their country’s security situation since a series of high profile attacks… Read more from AllAfrica.

US First Lady Michelle Obama is in the Middle East to promote educational opportunities for girls. However, her flight to Jordan was delayed by a serious sandstorm that hit the capital, Amman… Read more from SFGate.


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