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Travel Tidbits – 5 Reasons to Travel with Kids, Ten things you didn’t know about New York and more

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5 Reasons to Travel with Kids
Every parent knows that travel with kids is unpredictable, difficult, and in some ways limiting… Conde Nast Traveler

 

 

Silversea cruises is offering a $1.5 million cruise package for two, taking in 28 countries over four months.

World’s most expensive cruise
The world’s most expensive luxury cruise package is up for grabs … Sydney Morning Herald

 

The coldest shows on earth
Winter music festivals are attracting thousands of revellers, despite the chill factor… The Independent


 

New York offers plenty of surprises. Photo: Reuters

Ten things you didn’t know about New York
From Times Square to the Statue of Liberty, New York’s icons are recognised worldwide. But here are 10 things you don’t know about… Sydney Morning Herald

 

The world’s most dangerous islands
Eight deadly islands where you wouldn’t want to be washed ashore… Telegraph (London)

 

 

 

 

Bowled over by Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is the new Caribbean… Telegraph (London)

 

 

 

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About All About Travel

Opened in 1978, All About Travel is located in the Oklahoma City area.  We are a family owned and operated company that strives to provide our clients with the highest quality of service for more than 30 years.  Our agents can arrange all your travel needs from the individual hotel and/or car reservation to an around the world cruise.  Nothing is out of reach.

We can help plan your honeymoon, your destination wedding or the much needed getaway for two.  Don’t forget about your business, we can handle all the travel needs for your company as well.  Anything from an airline flight and hotel for a meeting or all the planning needed for your next company-wide seminar.  We can arrange hotel space for all attendees and meeting rooms for all purposes.

Our agents travel to many destinations on FAM trips (Familiarization trips) these trips are designed by tour operators and cruise lines to make certain that travel agents are up-to-date on popular destinations and cruise ships.

So the next time you need to, or better yet, want to travel…Let us help, it’s what we do.

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Unusual, Quirky, & Weird Restaurants around the world

When traveling most likely you will be eating out at a restaurant. There are some unusual restaurants you can visit and perhaps some of these you may want to add to your ‘Bucket List’? Anything from a Prison restaurant to a tree house restaurant. Being served by monkeys, children or even robots.

 

A380 In-Flight Kitchen: Taipei, Taiwan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KitchenTalks.comDinner in the Skymoveable restaurant where you can eat above any famous landmark. Started in Belgium.

 

 

 

 

 

Dans Le Noirin London is a restaurant where you are dining in total darkness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kinderkookkafe in Netherlands, Amsterdam the staff is made up of children. Meals made and served by children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kayabukiya Tavern in Japan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hajime Dalu Robot Restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fortezza Medicea Restaurant Gourmet food in prison – Volterra, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

The Redwoods Treehouse in New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To plan your trip today:
All About Travel
6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
415.384.3880

Travel Tidbits – The world’s most amazing natural phenomena

 

10 great sculpture gardens across the USA
You don’t have to stay inside to view art. Sculpture parks and gardens combine natural and man-made elements, making fall a perfect time to visit… USA Today

 

 

 

The world’s most amazing natural phenomena
Nature is always amazing, but sometimes it pulls a freakish rabbit out of a hat. Lonely Planet picks the best in this book extract… Sydney Morning Herald

 

 

Six Of The Best: People’s Museums
Some of the top folk museums from around the world… The Independent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Army museum’s morbid oddities get new home
National Museum of Health and Medicine has collection of fascinating, disgusting objects… MSN.com

 

 

 
Exploring Europe’s open-air museums
Many people travel across the Atlantic in search of “Old World” Europe and to witness traditional culture in action… Seattle Times

 

 

World’s most beautiful museums
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and these museums fit different definitions of the term…Travel & Leisure

 

 

To plan your trip today:
All About Travel
6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
415.384.3880

Travel Tidbits – When in Paris, do as the Parisians do – eat pastries

Surfing the user-friendly waves of El Salvador
El Salvador has suffered from a civil war, natural disasters and continuing violent crime, but foreign surfers are lured by its world-class and forgiving waves… Seattle Times

 

 

World’s top revolving restaurants
Over the past 50 years, revolving restaurants have opened in more than 50 countries on six continents… CNN

 

 

 

 

 

When in Paris, do as the Parisians do – eat pastries
In the City of Light, the pastries are multilayered works of art… LA Times

 

 

 

 

 

Top 25 Cruise Lines
River cruises have never been so popular, but readers still love ocean-bound excursions too… Conde Nast Traveler

 

 

 

 

 

Forbes names new 5-star hotels, eateries for 2012
Forbes Travel Guide has crowned its new five-star winners in the hospitality industry, bringing the total to 57 hotels, 25 restaurants, and 30 spas… USA Today

 

 

 

A cultural guide to Honfleur
An essential cultural guide to a picturesque town immortalized by the Impressionists… Telegraph (London)

 

 

 

To plan your trip today:
All About Travel
6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
415.384.3880

 

To plan your trip today:
All About Travel
6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
415.384.3880

Traveling Vegan

Only a small fraction of marine life is being protected. 70% of our world is made up of water, interestingly 70-75% of our bodies is also made up of water. Less than 1% of our water is protected from the devastation that overfishing and overeating fish is doing to our world’s waters. Species after species are being depleted in our oceans. Bluefin Tuna being one of the species that has become endangered. Some restaurants of our world still serve Bluefin Tuna on their menu. Mitsubishi has cornered a large percentage of this beautiful species for profit.

 

In your travels think about visiting some of the Marine Reserves there are in the world. Imagine a sea that is plentiful and full of an array of amazing species.

 

In Western Australia you have Shark Bay, Hamelin Pool Nature Reserve.

 

Marine Protected Areas:

 

Some marine reserves around the…

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Food Festivals around the world

“Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good” ~Alice May Brock

 

 

 

 

  • Salon Du Chocolat in Paris, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, New York, Bologne, Le Caire, Shanghai, Tokyo and Zurich

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To plan your trip today:
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6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
415.384.3880

Christmas around the world

  • Walt Disney World

 

 

  • San Francisco, CA 

 

 

  • New York, NY

 

 

  • Chicago, IL

 

 

  • Atlanta, GA

 

 

  • Nashville, TN

 

 

  • Peachtree, GA

 

 

  • Oregon, OH

 

 

  • Barcelona, Spain

 

 

  • Bergen, Norway

 

 

  • Lapland, Finland

 

 

  • London, England

 

 

  • White House

 

 

  • Gothenburg, Sweden

 

 

  • Moscow, Russia

 

 

  • Manila, Philippines

 

 

  • Reykjavik, Iceland

 

 

  • Cologne, Germany

 

 

  • Frankfurt, Germany

 

 

  • Vienna, Austria

 

 

History of Christmas Markets

 

Christmas Around the World

 

 

To plan your trip today:
All About Travel
6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
415.384.3880