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The industrialization of the kibbutzim has been one of the triggers behind Israel’s spectacular growth, but many old-timers have lamented the shift from idealism to pragmatic capitalism. But a slow shift is underway as more Israelis are considering moving back to these communities.
The drive from anywhere in the San Joaquin Valley to Yosemite National Park is sublime. Farms give way to hills, which eventually transition into the spectacular Sierra Nevadas.
One of the best diversions from the San Joaquin Valley is the area around Millerton Lake, where the eponymous river has diverted by Friant Dam.
After months of controversy surrounding allegations of racial discrimination by its hosts, Airbnb will require all users to agree to an anti-discrimination pledge starting tomorrow, November 1.
SolarCity is offering up to $1,000 in cash to Airbnb hosts who install solar power systems on their rooftops. Both companies are leaning on the environmental benefits of solar in order to resonate with customers.
The $1.5 billion Massachusetts-based travel company, which was one of the first adopters of user-generated content, plans to pull tickets for hundreds of animal attractions from its site.
Even on a snowy day, Lake Louise shined with awe-inspiring beauty. So no matter when you travel to the Calgary area, don't miss out on this special place. It is one of many reasons why Banff is one of the happiest places on earth.
Pupukea Beach Park offers a setting that is picturesque in its own right, and is one of the better places for snorkeling in Hawaii.
One of the state’s natural wonders is the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, known locally as the beloved Honu. Unfortunately, pollution is among the challenges that have caused these incredible animals to become endangered.
The environmental NGO Rare estimates that Colombia hosts approximately 10 percent of the world’s biodiversity. But water scarcity is an ongoing threat, so Rare is working with local governments and industries on water remediation projects along the country's Pacific Coast.
In the United Arab Emirates, Pokémon Go is the hottest thing to hit the nation and the Middle East since, well, 50C temps in the summer.
It is definitely worth your time to drop San Juan Bautista, check out the mission, and poke around the old shops and buildings for an hour or two.