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The Zoo is updating its polar bear exhibit to better explain how a polar bear lives in the arctic and the challenges the species is facing due to climate change.
San Diego Zoo reopens Polar Bear Plunge

By • Catholic Online • 3/24/2010

The San Diego Zoo has reopened its popular attraction,the Conrad Prebys Polar Bear Plunge exhibit. New, updated features will give visitors a chance to crawl through a polar bear's snow den, pop their heads through a seal's breathing hole in the ice, and climb  into an Arctic research ...


Big Sur enjoys a hospitable climate year round due to its proximity to the ocean.
Do nothing in Big Sur and leave exhilarated anyway

By • Catholic Online • 3/24/2010

In Big Sur, California, wildflowers are throwing accents of color against the hillsides. Monarch butterflies are at nearby Andrew Molera State Park and songbirds are on their annual migration. According to the Big Sur Chamber of Commerce, visitors can do absolutely nothing and have a wonderful ...


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Give Kingston, Jamaica another try

By • Catholic Online • 3/22/2010

All of Jamaica offers something for everyone natural beauty, reggae music and culture but there is still a stigma surrounding the island's capital of Kingston. According to National Geographic correspondent Paul Martin, there are still lingering bad feelings about the political upheaval that ...


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Bahamas offers a world of natural wonders

By • Catholic Online • 3/22/2010

The Bahamas offer far more than just Nassau and Freeport, according to National Geographic corespondent Florence Williams. There are more than 700 islands, mostly uninhabited, that offer the visitor a rare view into the workings of coral life. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) According to ...


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Times Square remains nation's top tourist spot

By • Catholic Online • 3/19/2010

Times Square in New York City is the most popular tourist attraction in the United States. According to Forbes magazine, "Times Square has all sorts of fun, exciting and informative tours to explore other parts of the city." LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) The Times Square Alliance estimates ...


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How to travel light

By • Catholic Online • 3/19/2010

If you intend to travel, it is to your benefit to have all your essentials clothing and more, in a single bag. You will either be lugging the bag around with you or paying people or travel providers to carry it for you, and you want to minimize the fuss that your belongings will entail. It can be ...


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Airlines court business travelers with new perks

By • Catholic Online • 3/17/2010

After a devastating 2009, where air flights lost as much as $9.4 billion globally, airlines are seeking to recoup lost dollars by offering luxurious amenities for frequent fliers and business travelers. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) Many airlines have decided that the business traveler is ...


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Cheap cruises can still be had

By • Catholic Online • 3/16/2010

During the recession, trips on cruise ships could be booked for bargain-level prices. Those times are now long gone but according to Los Angeles Times travel columnist Jane Engle, inexpensive trips can still be had. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) According to Engle, low cruise prices were ...


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Introduce yourself to a 'skycap'

By • Catholic Online • 3/11/2010

A "skycap" is usually a person who hangs out at airports and assists travelers with their bags. They work for tips and are not associated with any organization associated with the airport. Some travel experts  now say that you should take advantage of the skycap's services. LOS ANGELES, CA ...


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Travel trouble: 'Snow happens!'

By • Catholic Online • 3/5/2010

You and your family returning from a vacation in a faraway state. You're at the airport, when you learn that your flight has been canceled due to bad weather. The airline will gladly honor your tickets for the flight home the following day. You don't have a place to stay and the notion of you and ...





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