Stephanie Asymkos, provided by Published 10:53 am, Sunday, April 15, 2018 Tyler Olson/Shutterstock The world's richest people always travel in style. From private jets and yachts to custom excursions, vacations for the super rich are perfectly planned. One travel company, Abercrombie & Kent, shared the itinerary for a 25-day, 6-continent tour that costs $150,000. For many of us, glacier hiking in Patagonia, whale watching in Australia, and stargazing in Easter Island are merely pipe dreams. For the mega-rich, that's all accomplished in one month of the year. Those in the upper echelon of wealth value travel like the rest of us, except their experiences are vastly different. Instead of reading travel blogs, consulting hot travel lists, and scouring the internet for cheap airfare deals, the mega-rich often outsource their vacation planning to luxury travel agencies. Abercrombie & Kent is one such company. The travel and concierge … [Read more...] about The super rich are paying $150,000 for a perfectly planned round-the-world adventure — here’s what they get, from glacier hiking in Patagonia to whale watching in Australia
Supported by Australia | Maralinga Journal By BEN STUBBSAPRIL 15, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story MARALINGA, Australia — Maralinga, a barren stretch of land in South Australia’s remote western desert, is the country’s only former nuclear test site open to tourists. And Robin Matthews is Australia’s only nuclear tour guide.Visitors to Maralinga, a deserted military installation the size of Manhattan, who expect to find their tour guide dressed in a yellow jumpsuit and ventilator mask are bound to be disappointed.Instead, Mr. Matthews, 65, can be found wearing a baseball cap pulled low over his eyes and a cigarette hanging from chapped lips. His skin, deeply tanned, is covered with a narrative of faded tattoos inked long before they were fashionable.“Yes, there is still radiation here,” Mr. Matthews said as he drove a minibus to the sites where the Australian … [Read more...] about Australia’s Least Likely Tourist Spot: A Test Site for Atom Bombs
A Muslim activist from Australia has been denied entry into the U.S., where she was scheduled to speak at a literary festival. Yassmin Abdel-Magied tweeted that she was turned away at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday and deported to London, where she now lives. Abdel-Magied was scheduled to speak at the PEN World Voices Festival in New York and at an event sponsored by Minneapolis-based Target Corp. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that Abdel-Magied didn’t have the proper visa to receive payment for her speaking engagements. The statement says she’s eligible to reapply for a visa for future visits. Abdel-Magied, who is an author, broadcaster and engineer, said she has previously traveled to the U.S. on the same visa. She’s also an advocate for social justice and outspoken critic of Australia’s immigration policies. … [Read more...] about Muslim activist from Australia denied entry at MSP. She had speaking engagement.
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