Visit Oregon Releases New Guide for Relocating to Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Visit Oregon is one of the top travel and destination websites for those looking to explore and even relocate to Oregon. The site has developed a unique approach that gives Oregon visitors everything they need to plan their vacation and even buy their next home. And now, Visit Oregon has also launched a highly comprehensive free guide book to help potential real estate buyers/renters with relocating to Oregon. Find it here: https://www.visitoregon.com/relocate-to-oregon/.

Michael Rose from Visit Oregon made an official press statement: “Here at VisitOregon.com, we have leveraged a highly integrative web technology to create a virtual platform that helps travelers from around the world discover the diverse beauty that Oregon has to offer. Our website has become a one-stop-shop for all things Oregon including the best travel and vacation information, photography locations, overnight lodging, real estate and, now, the

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MICHELIN Guide Presents ‘Virtual Family Meal’ to Honor California Restaurants’ Creativity, Strength, Resilience

“We know the restaurant industry still faces enormous challenges in getting back on its feet,” said Gwendal Poullennec, international director of the MICHELIN Guides. “We are confident this will occur, as soon as health and safety protocols allow. Diners won’t lose their desire for great food; in fact, the importance of a shared meal has never been so present in our minds as it is at this time.”

The MICHELIN Guide will host an online gathering of support for California restaurants through a Virtual Family Meal on Oct. 27, 2020, at 4 p.m. PT. “Family meal” is a cherished tradition around the world in which restaurant staff sit together before food service begins to enjoy a meal prepared by one of their own.

Restaurateurs and food lovers can secure a seat at the table and register for the event by visiting guide.michelinman.com. This virtual gathering is sponsored by

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Your guide to a more socially distant Halloween season in Northern Colorado

Little ghosts and goblins might not be walking door-to-door in your neighborhood this year, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently advised against traditional trick-or-treating while the U.S. continues to battle the spread of COVID-19.

Bartels Farm pumpkin patch welcomes fall season in Northern Colorado

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Other Halloween traditions, like indoor parties and haunted houses, are also listed as risky activities, and taking hayrides or attending fall festivals in other communities should be avoided, according to CDC comments noted in a recent USA TODAY report.

The CDC also advises against:

  • Attending events with potluck meals
  • Wearing costume masks instead of proper face masks or face coverings
  • Wearing costume masks over proper face masks and face coverings, as that can be dangerous and make it harder for you to breathe

While still listed as moderate risks, safer options to typical Halloween favorites this year include:

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Universal Orlando’s Ultimate Guide to Jurassic Park

EDITOR’S NOTE: The imagery shown throughout this blog post does not represent current operational and safety guidelines at Universal Orlando Resort.  Please refer to our safety guidelines here. 

Seeing a dinosaur on screen for the first time is a moment most of us will never forget.

Having a dinosaur in real life interrupt your photo op by attempting to bite your head is also a moment that most of us will never, ever forget AND is just one of the many unique experiences in Jurassic Park at Universal Orlando Resort.

Years after the Jurassic Park 1993 film release, Universal Orlando Resort developed a dedicated land to these films in Islands of Adventure. It has everything — a river boat ride, the iconic Jeep, and, yes, dinosaur encounters!

With the recent news of the new, ridiculously thrilling roller-coaster, Jurassic World VelociCoaster, opening in Jurassic Park in summer 2021, we are officially

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Life Upended: Owner of tour guide business left with no income

Life Upended. The coronavirus outbreak has had a devastating impact on our nation, and it has touched Staten Islanders in countless ways. In this series, reporter Tracey Porpora will share the stories of those who have been thrust into situations that were unimaginable just a few months ago — those who have seen their life completely upended. This is the nineteenth story of “Life Upended.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Heather Pastore, 45, owner of the Castleton Corners-based Manhattan Greeterz Walking Tours, found success offering unique excursions of Manhattan skyscrapers and monuments over the last five years.

Two of her most requested tours were of Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal, where she would reveal the transportation hub’s nine “secrets,” and a “9/11 downtown tour.”

In addition to her tourism company, Pastore, a Castleton Corners resident, had a successful private tutoring business for 25 years where she would give students private

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A Tech CEO Suing His Guide Could Change Everest Travel

Thanks to the pandemic, Mount Everest has been quiet this year, with just a few climbs made from the Tibet side. But 2020 is still providing drama on the world’s highest peak. 

A March 27 lawsuit, filed on behalf of Zac Bookman, CEO of Silicon Valley’s OpenGov, alleges that Seattle-based guide Garrett Madison scuttled their September, 2019, Everest attempt because another of the expedition members was out of shape and quit the trip, which sapped Madison’s incentive to take his other clients to the summit. Additionally, Bookman and his attorney alleged in a January 21, 2020, letter that the Sherpas hired by Madison’s company, Madison Mountaineering, were, “clearly lazy and inefficient,” which may also have contributed to the cancellation. As a result, Bookman sued Madison for $100,000 for breach of contract and fraud.

Firing back, Madison’s countersuit, filed in August, states that the expedition was actually called off because a

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A luxury travel guide to Ensenada, a beautiful coastal city on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Dreaming of a luxurious sunshine getaway in 2021? Then look no further than Ensenada – a pretty and diverse city that is located just 108 miles from the border with the USA, and hailed as the cosmopolitan cousin of hedonistic Tijuana. Here, you might feel as if you’re stuck somewhere between two countries, with English menus in US dollars a common site – but make no mistake, this culturally rich destination has got plenty to offer, and attracts everyone from cruise ship passengers and drive-by tourists from California, to mainland visitors, who mix seamlessly with the seasoned locals.

But while Mexican cuisine and culture is still evident here, you can also expect to find everything from authentic French food to tasteless American t-shirts at the many shops, cafes and restaurants that line the streets. Filled with unique landmarks and people from all walks of life, it’s a foodies’ delight, with

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The Mallee: Book a tour guide set to inspire post-COVID visits | The Canberra Times

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The Mallee is a region of northwestern Victoria. It occupies about 41,000 square kilometres between the Wimmera and Murray rivers. Michael “Booza” Robertson believes there is a boom time coming for the Mallee, with greenshoots already sprouting. The Patchewollock long-timer said pubs were re-opening, tourists were returning and city slickers were looking for greener rural pastures. “I was talking to a real estate friend and house inquiries for little towns like Patchy, Hopetoun, Ouyen are booming,” he said. “All the people in Melbourne just want to get out of the rat-race. So every cloud has a silver lining. “I think it will have a big impact on rural Victoria – it will benefit it enormously.” In recent weeks grey nomads and tourists have hit the road again and are heading out bush. They go in search of silo trails and nature. Enter a new book

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Body Language Share ‘Travel Guide’ LP

Premiering on Glide, Brooklyn-based Body Language’s album Travel Guide is now out everywhere on Om Records.

Body Language Share 'Travel Guide' LP

Premiering on Glide, Brooklyn-based Body Language’s album Travel Guide is now out everywhere on Om Records. Shimmering, infectious, and playful tracks line the 10 song album, infused with elements ranging from R&B to trance-inducing rhythms. Glide praised the band’s pristine genre-melding, “combining the electronic innovations of Sudan Archives and the go-anywhere soul of Brittany Howard, the touchpoints are numerous. Body Language indeed creates their own musical mood swings over a virtuous mix of loops, beats and spot-on vocals.”

Travel Guide chronicles an itinerary in route through ten tracks of genre-bent psychedelic R&B. From writing the record on both coasts to slowly spreading themselves out beyond the limits of Brooklyn, NY, distance and wayfaring seem to hold no water to their force as writers, as they triumphantly deem this record to be their most collaborative

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Kagoshima: Kyushu Travel Guide | JRailPass

Located in Kagoshima prefecture at the southwestern tip of the island of Kyushu, Kagoshima is the largest southernmost city on the main islands of Japan and is often considered the friendliest Japanese city for visitors.

Kagoshima has a long history as an important commercial port, especially during the medieval period and the Edo period from 1603–1868, is widely regarded as the birthplace of the industrial revolution in Japan. It was officially inaugurated as a city in 1889.

Due to the dramatic backdrop of Sakurajima, an active volcano located just across Kagoshima Bay, as well as its temperate climate, the city is often compared to Naples in Italy. The city, as well as the rest of Kagoshima prefecture, is well connected by public transport and is easy to access using the JR Pass.

How to get to Kagoshima

Bordering Kumamoto Prefecture to the north and Miyazaki Prefecture to the northeast,

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