ICYMI: Delta One suites from $2k, transcon flights from $197 and more; Liz Hund; Points Guy

Catch up on all the TPG deals you missed this week.

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From Lisbon: Sintra Highlights Full-Day Tour; Get Your Guide

Leave Lisbon behind and spend the day in Sintra. Marvel at the stunning landscape and discover some of the grandest and most beautiful buildings in Europe.

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Japan’s secluded world of temples; Rob Goss; BBC

Surrounded by eight peaks and suspended high in the mountains, Koya-san’s 117 temples evoke a spiritual experience like none other…

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Venice presents plan to tackle climate change at C40 World Mayors Summit; Statesman

To tackle the effects of climate change, the Italian city of Venice has presented a plan calling for responsible tourism.

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Gerry Barker: Carnival Miracle Visit to Guatemala (Antigua); Ava/Gerry Barker; AllThingsCruise

After two days at sea, including a driving overnight thunderstorm with unbelievable lightning, Gerry Barker arrived at this Central American country famous for its Mayan heritage, coffee, sugar cane and volcanoes. “Quetzal” refers to the famous, vibrantly-colored Central American bird of the same name, the national bird of Guatemala and also the name of its currency. This is his first time to experience Guatemala, which plays hosts to over 100 cruise ship visits yearly.

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High-stakes conflict threatens DR Congo gorillas; AFP


High-stakes conflict threatens DR Congo gorillas…

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Saudi opens to tourists – so what is there to see?; Frank Gardner; BBC

The BBC’s Frank Gardner, a visitor to the kingdom for decades, shares his tips for places to see.

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20 destinations to visit in 2020, according to Airbnb; Keeley Ryan; Her.ie

20 destinations to visit in 2020, according to Airbnb…

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Cultural Gems of Sweden – A peak into its World Heritage Sites; Itminan Tasneea; UNB

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From sandy beaches in Malta to mountains in Madeira — which of these balmy isles will you discover first?; Amy Dawson; Sun

WITH beautiful azure waters in Malta and a landscape carved by volcanoes in Madeira, there’s something to discover for everyone on these two gloriously sunny islands. But with so much to see …

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Travel: Kentucky’s underground rock star: Mammoth Cave National Park; Michael Schroeder; Washington Post

Weeks before Michael Schroeder actually headed to Mammoth Cave National Park for a weekend trip, and a day after he’d booked several guided cave tours, he encircled his chest with a…

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30 Facts About Ecuador That Will Blow Your Mind; Natasha; The World Pursuit

Searching for a few facts about Ecuador? When Natasha traveled to Ecuador three years ago it was an eye-opening experience. Natasha arrived in Quito at night with no knowledge of the city or the country for that matter. It would be a pleasant surprise as the charming city is the…

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Kaziranga reopens for tourists after monsoon; The Hans India

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal reopened the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Saturday after its routine annual closure during the monsoon season.

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Investments make Hungarian village Hollókő more popular in the country; Gergely Kolba; Daily News Hungary

Have you ever been to Hollókő? #Hungary #Hollókő #UNESCO…

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The many reasons to visit vibrant Mexico City; Joanne Sasvari; Vancouver Sun


Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are just two of the best reasons.

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World Migratory Bird Day, 12 October: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution; Unesco

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Extreme pictures show Uluru chaos; News.com.au

Australians are still flocking to the Red Centre to try and climb Uluru ahead of a deadline that will see climbing banned in recognition of local indigenous people’s wishes.

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Narendra Modi – Xi Jinping meet Live: Bonhomie between two leaders on display at Mamallapuram; The Economic Times

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Chinese president Xi Jinping and PM Modi are at Mamallapuram for an informal summit.

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Oak Park’s Unity Temple scores national historic preservation award; Jay Koziarz; Curbed

The famous Frank Lloyd Wright building earned a Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Award.

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International Day of Disaster Reduction, 13 October; Unesco

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