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February 20, 2019 - Seattle Times

Loving Lyon: France’s culinary capital is off the tourist path - by Rick Steves

Lyon has been among France’s leading cities since Roman times. Just two hours from Paris by train, it is relaxed, welcoming and surprisingly untouristy.

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February 17, 2019 - Forbes

13 Surprising New Rules For Off-Season Travel in Europe - by Catherine Sabino

Off-season in Europe once meant a blissful stretch of months free from crowds, lower hotel prices and reasonably predictable weather. But with greater numbers of people on the move, what’s a traveler to do to escape the hordes and lock in favorable hotel and airline rates?

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February 12, 2019 - Forbes

VisitScotland Target Emerging Women's Golf Travel Market - by Matthew Cooper

As the country readies itself to play host to the 2019 Solheim Cup, Scotland’s national tourist organization has launched the world’s first female destination focused golf campaign.

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January 16, 2019 - Men's Journal

Best Places to Travel to See the Northern Lights This Year - by Sunny Montefiore

For the best prospects of seeing the staggering display of lights—which are actually caused by gas particles collisions—read on for the best places to go, tours to book, and times to visit.

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A controversial new proposal aims to stop overcrowding in the Italian city of Venice, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations. To deal with the approximately 30 million visitors it sees every year, the city is planning to start charging many tourists an entrance fee.

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