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April marks the halfway point for the 2016 GT Tested Reader Survey awards voting. The open-ended ballot runs yearly in the magazine and online from January to August, and you, our valued readers and true travel experts, can vote for your favorites in a number of industry-related categories, from airlines… [read more]

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American Airlines Lets You Fly Like a VIP in Los Angeles

American Airlines knows the Los Angeles traveler better than any airline in the industry, establishing industry-leading products and routes that deliver what the contemporary customer needs and wants most. When flying American out of LAX, customers can fly in style. To start, American has a chance for VIPs to enjoy… [read more]

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Discover The Hidden Treasures Of Villefranche-sur-Mer On The Côte D’Azur

By Felicity Long

Villefranche-sur-Mer is a surprisingly lovely village along the Azure Coast, considering cruise ships call here several times a week, disgorging passengers via tender. Most of them immediately hop onto waiting buses for Monaco, Cannes or other better-known seaside towns. But they are missing the charm they could be enjoying in… [read more]

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Is It Northern Ireland Or Ulster?

By Richard Newton

As with many things in this troubled region, even the name is contentious. Although Northern Ireland is often referred to as Ulster, strictly speaking Ulster denotes one of the traditional provinces of Ireland, consisting of nine counties. Northern Ireland incorporates six of those counties, while the remaining three lie within… [read more]

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Fill Up On Local Lore In The U.A.E.’s Empty Quarter

By Becca Hensley

Visitors find plenty to do in Dubai. But to root into the locale, take a drive into the heart of the most continuous desert expanse in the world, the Rub’Al Khali, or the Empty Quarter. Lying within the boundaries of neighboring Abu Dhabi, the Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by… [read more]

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What Do You Need To Know When Buying Jade In China?

By Victoria Abbott Riccardi

According to the Gem Institute of America, jade is a term correctly used to describe two separate gems: jadeite and nephrite. Jadeite comes in a wide variety of colors, including black, along with many shades of green, lavender, yellow, red-orange, gray and cream. The coloration can be streaked or mottled.… [read more]


Enjoy An Artful Evening In Madrid’s Golden Triangle of Art

By Barbara Radcliffe Rogers

The plus side of Madrid’s late-night dining custom is its museums stay open later than elsewhere, so you may have time to visit some of the world’s top art after the business day ends. Just as convenient is the location of the three top art museums in the Golden Triangle… [read more]

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