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Why Norway’s Lofoten Islands Make An Unusual But Worthy Getaway

BY GEMMA HARRIS Approaching the Lofoten Islands by boat is unforgettable. My Norwegian experience has been hard to place into one thought process let alone one post, and God forbid one photo album. The impossibly remote and extremely dramatic chain of Lofoten islands, sit roughly 100 miles north of the Arctic Circle and I was […]

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Rain Or Shine! Why Bergen, Norway Will Perk Up Your Trip

BY GEMMA HARRIS Flickr/Arian Zwegers It is hard to imagine a place that can still look idyllic when it experiences 270 days of rain a year – a common fact found in most Bergen travel guides. Although an umbrella is essential, it certainly won’t shade Bergen’s unique charm, atmosphere and natural wonders. SEE ALSO: Basic Hotel […]

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A Look At Publications Around The World Reacting To Charlie Hebdo

BY TEAM JST Tragedy occurred yesterday in Paris, leaving the whole world now mourning for the loss of victims from the horrific gun shooting. The target was Charlie Hebdo, a non-conformist, extremely left-wing, satirical weekly newspaper which often depicts Prophet Muhammad in a mocking manner. Let’s not forget that Prophet Muhammad’s image is so sacred that it’s […]

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Unveiling The Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition 2014

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON In honor of the newest recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Nobel Peace Center unveiled Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition 2014 on December 11 in Oslo, Norway. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the official announcement on October 10, when Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai were announced as this year’s award winners. The […]

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Norway’s New Passport Design & Why We Love It

BY JST NEWS Sleek, minimal and modern. No, these aren’t Kate Spade’s new line of passport covers. But they’re so beautiful, they might as well be. Norway officially has the coolest passport, thanks to Neue Design Studio, a design company based in Oslo. When it was time to update its passport design, Norwegian government asked designers to submit […]

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4 Real-Life Destinations That Inspired Disney Films & TV Show

BY TEAM JST You can only take your kids to Disneyland so many times. Let’s take it up a notch! Did you know that many Disney films were inspired by cities you can explore? Adventures by Disney is a guided group travel company presently working with filmmakers behind the newest animated Disney comedy-adventure, Big Hero 6, to give […]

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Your Jetset Lowdown This Morning

BY TEAM JST You might’ve been too busy city hopping this week to notice some big breaking jetset news. No worries, we’ve got you covered.  1. Batman and Catwoman put on a show for Australian children this week by taking over Melbourne’s Eureka Tower and scaled down the city’s tallest building to support Heartkids – an Australian charity […]

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