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Heidi Klum Poses Topless and Shows Off Her Wedding Ring During Her and Tom Kaulitz's Honeymoon

Added: 18.08.2019 21:54 | 18 views | 0 comments

Heidi KlumHeidi Klum is baring it all! The 46-year-old model and TV personality isn't afraid to show off a little skin during her honeymoon. After tying the knot with Tokyo Hotel guitarist Tom...

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Top Jewelry Trends Sale at Overstock - $0.00

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Diptyque to launch scented jewellery and temporary tattoos

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Swarovski apologises to China for describing Hong Kong as country

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The jewellery firm is the latest company to be hit by controversy over the description of Hong Kong.

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Top Jewelry Trends Sale at Overstock - $0.00

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The Best of Community-Based Tourism in Cambodia

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If you're interested in community-based tourism in Cambodia, this quick round-up of the best performances, hotels, shops and more is an excellent place to start. “Community-based tourism” is a hot topic in Cambodia, where many worthy projects compete with more conventional—and even downright crooked—enterprises in a rapidly growing economy. The below are guaranteed ways to put your money toward a good cause. Sights and Performances
  • , located near Banteay Srei, is managed by a Canadian NGO, with proceeds going to a home for impoverished children.
  • is a rewarding attraction in Siem Reap that trains underprivileged students to become circus performers.
  • in Siem Reap hosts shadow puppet theater shows performed by kids from the Krousar Thmey NGO.
  • is an NGO that stages excellent traditional dance performances in the garden of the National Museum in Phnom Penh.
Tours
  • Tonlé Sap Lake Tours are available through the or both of which support conservation efforts.
  • Khmer Architecture Tours in Phnom Penh are offered by the excellent an NGO that promotes and documents modern Khmer architecture.
Hotels and Homestays
  • sponsors higher education for all its staff and some of its tuk-tuk drivers.
  • , near Siem Reap’s airport, provides training to young Cambodians, and visitors are welcome to stay or eat here.
  • , in Siem Reap, works closely with several social organizations to promote responsible tourism and hosts apsara dance performances organized by the NGO Sangkheum Center for Children.
  • is an excellent hotel in Siem Reap that runs a foundation to support projects in education, business, and health care.
  • provides income for local families and allows visitors a window into Khmer life.
Restaurants
  • Sala Bai, in Siem Reap, trains young Cambodians in the restaurant business.
  • The Haven is a Swiss-run restaurant in Siem Reap that employs disadvantaged young adults.
  • Common Grounds is an American-style coffeehouse in Siem Reap whose profits go to a number of NGOs in Cambodia.
  • Footprint Café, in Siem Reap, donates 100 percent of its net profits to the local community as grants for educational projects.
  • Kinyei Café is an NGO affiliate that trains local youth in Battambang.
  • Jai Baan Restaurant, in Battambang, is NGO-managed and offers gourmet dining.
Shops
  • , in Siem Reap, sells products made by underprivileged Cambodians.
  • , in Siem Reap, produces great pottery and reinvests its profits into local job creation and cultural preservation.
  • trains and employs rural, in some cases disabled, tailors in its Siem Reap shop, which purchases and recycles waste from the community to make its products.
  • , in Phnom Penh, offers employment to vulnerable Cambodians, who produce jewelry and toys
  • , in Phnom Penh, support projects in the Cambodian and Vietnamese countryside
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Visiting Machu Picchu: 4 Tips for Responsible Travel

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indigenous woman weavingPeru's tourism has seen a massive boom in recent years. More than 3,000 tourists per day trample the grounds of the ancient Inca city, well above the limit set by UNESCO. Such popularity comes at a price: Because Machu Picchu is built on a humanmade mound of earth, the ground is comparatively soft and the site is actually sinking, albeit very slowly. Due to the influx of tourists, Peru is implementing new measures to visit Machu Picchu in order to ensure sustainability, including establishing two entry windows (6am-noon and noon-5:30pm), predetermined paths for tourists to walk on while in the sanctuary, and time limits at specific spots in the ruins. If you’re headed to Machu Picchu, there are plenty of ways for you to minimize your environmental impact while making the most of your trip of a lifetime! Here's where to start. Pass on Plastic Every time travelers buy a plastic water bottle, they are contributing to a waste problem that is reaching epic proportions all over Peru. Nearly 200 million plastic bottles are produced every month in Peru alone, and a good chunk of these are consumed by tourists—who understandably need a few liters of purified water for each day in Peru. Here's what you can do to help:
  • Carry a reusable hard plastic water bottle and fill it with treated or boiled water.
  • Buy sodas and water in refillable glass bottles.
  • Request that your hotel provide water tanks (bidones) or at the very least boiled water for refilling bottles.
  • Reuse plastic bags over and over and do not accept new ones.
  • Spread the word!
Pick a Responsible Trekking Agency Among the more than 150 licensed trekking agencies operating in Cusco, the standards of service and social and environmental responsibilities vary greatly. It's important to be discerning and to research thoroughly before booking. , , and are a few great choices: Not only is their experience and professionalism unsurpassed, but they consistently recycle their trash, pack out all human waste, treat water carefully, and pay porters fair wages. Shop Local From beautiful crafts and Andean paintings to gorgeous ceramics and weavings, there are tons of souvenir options to bring home from your adventure, and they can be a great way to support the local economy. A great association in Cusco, run by the altruistic Franco Negri, is Casa Ecológica (Portal de Carnes 236, interior 2, cell tel. 984-117-962, 9am-9:30pm daily), which was created to promote sustainable development in rural communities. The shop sells traditional crafts produced with natural fibers, as well as organic cosmetics and food products. You'll find some of the highest-quality textiles for sale in all of Cusco at the (Av. El Sol 603, tel. 084/22-8117, 7:30am-8:30pm daily). Nilda Callañaupa, a weaver and scholar from Chinchero, set up the center with the admirable goal of recovering ancient technologies, showcasing high-quality weavings, and sending revenue straight back to the remote, neglected villages that produce them. Local weavers give daily demonstrations, and there are displays that explain all the plants, minerals, and berries used for natural dyes. Volunteer! Why not give back to the community while you're there? There are hundreds of volunteer opportunities in Peru involving art and culture, community development, disability and addiction services, ecotourism and the environment, education, health care, and services for children and women. Although these organizations don't pay salaries, they often provide food or accommodation in exchange for your time. The nonprofit (Lima tel. 01/447-5190) is dedicated to conserving natural biodiversity, and its volunteers play a firsthand role in helping that mission happen. The two-week to monthlong volunteer programs take participants to the ocean to research dolphin populations or dive into open water to collect marine species. (Only experienced divers can apply for the latter option.) A rainforest trip to Manu involves researching tapirs, macaws, and giant river otters. Lima's is a solid resource that hooks up volunteers with organizations. There are also many Peru-based volunteer organizations: check out programs in Huancayo; the organization in Carhuaz in the Cordillera Blanca; and in Ollantaytambo. Related Travel Guide [hbg-title isbn="9781640493162" summary="Mystical, timeless, and full of adventure: embark on the trip of a lifetime to the jewel of Peru with Moon Travel Guides." /] Pin it for Later machu picchu responsible travel pinterest graphic

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$500K in items stolen from A-Rod's rental car

Added: 13.08.2019 17:23 | 21 views | 0 comments

Police say thieves broke into baseball great Alex Rodriguez's rented SUV this weekend in San Francisco and stole a reported $500,000 worth of jewelry and electronics.

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Apple's Worthy iPhone 8 Models May Languish in X's Shadow

Added: 13.08.2019 17:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

Reviews of Apple's new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have been laudatory. However, the reviewers can't seem to get their minds off the jewel of the Apple universe, the iPhone X. Both the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are "awesome" and better than last year's models -- but iPhone shoppers who want to be part of the future will save their money and buy an iPhone X later in the year, suggested reviewer David Pierce.

From: www.technewsworld.com

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