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11 Reasons Why #EarthDay Matters To Us Jetsetters

BY WENDY HUNG This isn’t just any other day. UNESCO Conference in San Francisco first initiated Earth Day back in 1969, celebrating Mother earth and the ideals of peace. Today, due to drastic effects of global warming, Earth Day is symbolizing a deeper meaning for all of us.  You may think of us, jetsetters, as the least likely […]

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A Breathtaking Guide To Norway’s Fjords

BY JERRY LEON    Kjosfossen Waterfall There are few places in the world that are as magnificent in scale and captivating in scope as the fjords of Norway.  Numerous as the fjords are (about 1,200 by some estimates), I want to detail a day trip I had a couple years ago, when I had the opportunity […]

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How This Video Is Protesting Against Putin And Taking Over Oslo’s Swanky Hotel

BY TEAM JST From Oslo to Sochi with Love! When guests arrive at Norway’s swankiest hotel, The Thief in Oslo, they will be greeted by multiple couples – heterosexual, same-sex, interracial – kissing in enthusiastic support of the global Principle 6 campaign. Behind the initiative are the hosts of Europride 2014 and the Norwegian Hotel Tycoon Petter Stordalen. Not […]

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20 Destinations That Define The New Cool In 2014

BY WENDY HUNG Fifteen years ago, everyone was flocking to Bali. A leisure vacation in the Indonesian island was uber hip, utterly jetset. A decade ago, Dubai was the ultimate…everything. If you stayed at Burj al Arab, then you were sitting at the top of an in-crowd. Five years ago, Costa Rica was suddenly on every […]

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RIP Paul Walker (1973 – 2013): How He Traveled The World

BY WENDY HUNG I remember talking to Tyrese Gibson years ago, about working with Paul Walker on 2 Fast 2 Furious. The second film of the franchise had just been released and he was gushing on about how nice of a guy Paul was. If you went to high school around mid-to-late 90′s, then you can surely […]

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5 Reasons Why You’ll Gush At Norway In Disney’s New Flick

BY TEAM JST Norway’s national tourist board, officially joined forces with Disney to celebrate the upcoming big-screen comedy adventure “Frozen” and its stunning look and setting, inspired by Norway’s beautiful landscape, culture and heritage. The unique collaboration and marketing initiative is designed to drive tourism to Norway, while boosting enthusiasm for the film, which opens in U.S. theaters Nov. 27, […]

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100 Days of Summer! #53 – Hype Up for Øya Music Festival in Oslo, Norway

BY WENDY HUNG Øya (August 6 – 10), what used to be a boutique music festival, has transitioned into one of the biggest festivals in the Scandinavian region. Typically held in Middelalderparken (translation: the Medieval Park) in the heart of Oslo, more than 80 bands will perform their hearts out. This year’s lineup includes: Azealia Banks, Godspeed You! Black […]

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