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Top Tech Exec at Traveloka Instrumental in New Wave of Growth Dies

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Top Tech Exec at Traveloka Instrumental in New Wave of Growth Dies Traveloka head office in Jakarta. Traveloka.

Skift Take: Grief hits Traveloka as a key member of the leadership team passes away, just as the company is looking to raise new funding. — Raini Hamdi Read the Complete Story On Skift http://travel.atspace.co.uk/top-tech-exec-at-traveloka-instrumental-in-new-wave-of-growth-dies/

How To Save Up To $400 Off Your Next Airbnb Vacation Rental!

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How To Save Up To $400 Off Your Next Airbnb Vacation Rental!
Save Money with this Airbnb Coupon Code DiscountTravel Tips
Use my special Airbnb coupon code to get a big discount off your next vacation apartment booking. Save money & travel like a local with Airbnb!
I’m sure you’ve already heard about Airbnb by now. It’s the super popular vacation rental company that lets you stay in other people’s houses, apartments, or spare rooms at exciting travel destinations around the world.
I’ve been using Airbnb for years as a money-saving alternative to staying at expensive hotels, allowing you to rent a cool place directly from the owners.
To help you take the plunge and give the service a try, I’m sharing a big 10% Airbnb coupon code that you can use for your next booking to save some money!
I guarantee you’ll start using Airbnb more often after your first stay, but my promo code here should give you a nice little incentive — who doesn’t love a great discount!
Read on to learn how to redee…

Top Tech Exec at Traveloka Instrumental in New Wave of Growth Dies

Top Tech Exec at Traveloka Instrumental in New Wave of Growth Dies Traveloka head office in Jakarta. Traveloka.

Skift Take: Grief hits Traveloka as a key member of the leadership team passes away, just as the company is looking to raise new funding. — Raini Hamdi Read the Complete Story On Skift http://travel.atspace.co.uk/top-tech-exec-at-traveloka-instrumental-in-new-wave-of-growth-dies/

How To Save Up To $400 Off Your Next Airbnb Vacation Rental!

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How To Save Up To $400 Off Your Next Airbnb Vacation Rental!
Save Money with this Airbnb Coupon Code DiscountTravel Tips
Use my special Airbnb coupon code to get a big discount off your next vacation apartment booking. Save money & travel like a local with Airbnb!
I’m sure you’ve already heard about Airbnb by now. It’s the super popular vacation rental company that lets you stay in other people’s houses, apartments, or spare rooms at exciting travel destinations around the world.
I’ve been using Airbnb for years as a money-saving alternative to staying at expensive hotels, allowing you to rent a cool place directly from the owners.
To help you take the plunge and give the service a try, I’m sharing a big 10% Airbnb coupon code that you can use for your next booking to save some money!
I guarantee you’ll start using Airbnb more often after your first stay, but my promo code here should give you a nice little incentive — who doesn’t love a great discount!
Read on to learn how to redee…

The best places to surf in Mexico

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The best places to surf in Mexico With 4,500 miles of Pacific coastline, Mexico is packed with excellent surf spots — with every type of wave and very different vibes at each surf location. You can camp on the beach in Cabo or glam it up at a waterfront villa in Punta Mita. You can be far from the nearest anything in Saladita or strolling through a boho chic village in Sayulita. Anywhere you go, a mix of surf breaks means both beginners and experts will find a wave suited to their skill level. Here are the top surf locals south of the border.
1. Sayulita
Photo: Andrea De la Parra/Shutterstock
Sayulita — located in Nayarit, about an hour’s drive from Puerto Vallarta — has been a surfer mecca for several years. It combines excellent surf conditions with probably the most charming town of the bunch. The wave directly in front of the town is a slow-forming, gentle roller that’s perfect for beginners and longboarders. North of town by San Pancho, you’ll find a fast wave carved up by more ex…

American teenagers suspected murder

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American teenagers suspected murder After last week’stragic murder of an Italian military police officer in Rome, photos have surfaced of the suspect previously posing with a large knife on social media.
Official reports reveal that Finnegan Lee Elder and Gabriel Christian Natale Hjorth, two American tourists aged 19 and 18, had an altercation with two undercover officers of the Carabinieri last Friday. The dispute allegedly ended with Finnegan Lee Elder stabbing to death officer Mario Cerciello Rega with a “knife of considerable size” and fleeing the scene.
According to CNN, the murder weapon, a seven-inch-long knife, which was later found in the teenagers’ hotel room hidden under a ceiling panel, was “carried into Italy from the United States.” According to court documents seen by CNN, Finnegan Lee Elder recognized the knife thought to be the murder weapon “as his own.”
Although the Instagram accounts of both Finnegan Lee Elder and Gabriel Christian Natale-Hjorth seem to have been de…

The best places to surf in Mexico

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The best places to surf in Mexico With 4,500 miles of Pacific coastline, Mexico is packed with excellent surf spots — with every type of wave and very different vibes at each surf location. You can camp on the beach in Cabo or glam it up at a waterfront villa in Punta Mita. You can be far from the nearest anything in Saladita or strolling through a boho chic village in Sayulita. Anywhere you go, a mix of surf breaks means both beginners and experts will find a wave suited to their skill level. Here are the top surf locals south of the border.
1. Sayulita
Photo: Andrea De la Parra/Shutterstock
Sayulita — located in Nayarit, about an hour’s drive from Puerto Vallarta — has been a surfer mecca for several years. It combines excellent surf conditions with probably the most charming town of the bunch. The wave directly in front of the town is a slow-forming, gentle roller that’s perfect for beginners and longboarders. North of town by San Pancho, you’ll find a fast wave carved up by more ex…

American teenagers suspected murder

Image
American teenagers suspected murder After last week’stragic murder of an Italian military police officer in Rome, photos have surfaced of the suspect previously posing with a large knife on social media.
Official reports reveal that Finnegan Lee Elder and Gabriel Christian Natale Hjorth, two American tourists aged 19 and 18, had an altercation with two undercover officers of the Carabinieri last Friday. The dispute allegedly ended with Finnegan Lee Elder stabbing to death officer Mario Cerciello Rega with a “knife of considerable size” and fleeing the scene.
According to CNN, the murder weapon, a seven-inch-long knife, which was later found in the teenagers’ hotel room hidden under a ceiling panel, was “carried into Italy from the United States.” According to court documents seen by CNN, Finnegan Lee Elder recognized the knife thought to be the murder weapon “as his own.”
Although the Instagram accounts of both Finnegan Lee Elder and Gabriel Christian Natale-Hjorth seem to have been de…

MakeMyTrip Grows Despite Turbulence in India’s Airline Sector

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MakeMyTrip Grows Despite Turbulence in India’s Airline Sector A view inside the main MakeMyTrip offices in Gurgaon, India. On Tuesday the online travel agency group reported its latest earnings. MakeMyTrip

Skift Take: The past year has been a horror show for India's aviation sector. So MakeMyTrip deserves kudos for continuing to grow its air ticketing and overall sales despite the upheaval. But executives deserve criticism for the company's relentless unprofitability. — Sean O'Neill Read the Complete Story On Skift http://travel.atspace.co.uk/makemytrip-grows-despite-turbulence-in-indias-airline-sector/

MakeMyTrip Grows Despite Turbulence in India’s Airline Sector

MakeMyTrip Grows Despite Turbulence in India’s Airline Sector A view inside the main MakeMyTrip offices in Gurgaon, India. On Tuesday the online travel agency group reported its latest earnings. MakeMyTrip

Skift Take: The past year has been a horror show for India's aviation sector. So MakeMyTrip deserves kudos for continuing to grow its air ticketing and overall sales despite the upheaval. But executives deserve criticism for the company's relentless unprofitability. — Sean O'Neill Read the Complete Story On Skift http://travel.atspace.co.uk/makemytrip-grows-despite-turbulence-in-indias-airline-sector/

US-Mexico border wall seesaw

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US-Mexico border wall seesaw With all the political discourse surrounding the US-Mexico border, a whimsical giant seesaw might be the last thing you’d expect to find there. A new interactive art installation, however, has indeed been built at the border fence that separates Sunland Park, New Mexico, and Ciudad Juarez in Mexico. The project was designed by Ronald Rael, architecture professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Virginia San Fratello, associate professor of design at San Jose State.
Rael said in an Instagram post, “The wall became a literal fulcrum for the US-Mexico relations, and adults were connected in meaningful ways on both sides with the recognition that the actions that take place on one side have a direct consequence on the other side.”












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A post shared by Ronald Rael (@rrael) on Jul 28, 2019 at 11:22pm PDT



According to photos posted on Rael’s social media, the seesaw has already succeeded in bringing the two countries together,…

Chili to be grown in outer space

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Chili to be grown in outer space Outer space isn’t exactly the most hospitable environment for botany, despite what the movie The Martian would have us believe, but this lucky New Mexico chili plant, selected by NASA, gets to be launched to the International Space Station in March 2020. The chili, from Española, New Mexico, will be part of NASA’s research on how to produce food outside the Earth’s atmosphere. Jacob Torres, an Española native and NASA researcher, said that the point of sending the chili plant into space is to prove that NASA’s Advanced Plant Habitat works for fruiting crops, as well as leafy greens. It would be the first fruiting plant grown by the US aboard the Space Station.
“If we do go on a deep space mission,” Torres said, “or we do go to the moon or a mission to Mars, we will have to figure out a way to supplement our diets. Understanding how to grow plants to supplement the astronaut’s diet would be essential to our mission to going to Mars. So that kind of fue…

US-Mexico border wall seesaw

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US-Mexico border wall seesaw With all the political discourse surrounding the US-Mexico border, a whimsical giant seesaw might be the last thing you’d expect to find there. A new interactive art installation, however, has indeed been built at the border fence that separates Sunland Park, New Mexico, and Ciudad Juarez in Mexico. The project was designed by Ronald Rael, architecture professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Virginia San Fratello, associate professor of design at San Jose State.
Rael said in an Instagram post, “The wall became a literal fulcrum for the US-Mexico relations, and adults were connected in meaningful ways on both sides with the recognition that the actions that take place on one side have a direct consequence on the other side.”












View this post on Instagram























A post shared by Ronald Rael (@rrael) on Jul 28, 2019 at 11:22pm PDT



According to photos posted on Rael’s social media, the seesaw has already succeeded in bringing the two countries together,…