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An Informed Traveler Is a Safer Traveler

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Which sounds like the most dangerous way to spend your next vacation?1. Going to Brazil, epicenter of the Zika virus, for the Olympics.2. Visiting Istanbul, where eight German tourists died in a terrorist attack last month.3. Taking a road trip through Thailand.4. Staying home to work on a long-put-off home improvement project.It’s tricky, but it’s not a trick question: There …

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Google Translate now covers 103 languages

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Google’s popular automated translation service Google Translate has reached a new milestone.  Google says it can now translate 103 languages, meaning it can cater to 99% of the online population.Google Translate said on Wednesday it added 13 new languages, including Corsican, Hawaiian, Kurdish, Luxembourgish, Scots Gaelic and Xhosa.The company said the new languages will help a combined 120 million new …

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It-Girl Influencers Give Travel Advice Through Curated Conversations

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The newly-launched website ‘a conversation‘ is what would happen if the real-talking restaurant reviewers at The Infatuation started giving travel advice. It’s a chatty new website started by Stevie Benanty, a former music industry veteran and social media conversation creator. Before this undertaking, Ms. Benanty worked with electronic acts Tiësto, Dada Life and A-Trak. She also worked with with Verboten, the underground party space in …