first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard Globetrotting getaways are more than just about luxury and relaxation this year with high-end activities, local experiences and customisation key to attracting the 2012 traveller.Research released by guidebook producers, Mr & Mrs Smith found that holidaymakers travelling this year are looking for more than just a cocktail, deck chairs and some sun and are instead expecting destinations and operators to woo them with spiritual enlightenment and social awareness.Hoping to take-on life changing journeys, travellers have told the guidebook group that they are searching for trips that will allow them to return with the ability to share cultural aspects of a destination as well as show-off their local cooking skills and arts and crafts ability as well as tell stories of their involvement in charity and conversation projects across the globe.Customisation is also leading decision making in 2012, with travellers wanting more personalised tours and accommodation as well as hotels that steer away from big brand names and offer boutique style housing.“Smart, stylish interiors continues to mark out true boutique hotels from their cookie-cutter imitators, but with comfort and practicality never sacrificed for wacky, look-at-me effects,” research read. “It’s no longer just about being a slick ‘design hotel’ though.”Although more travellers are wearing the smart, cash savvy hat, more and more holidaymakers are looking to embark on a private jet at some point during the year while others want to enjoy soul-enriching experiencing available at radical spas.last_img read more

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first_imgSince the beginning of the 2013 season, only 25 NFL defenders have earned 14 or more interceptions, your job is to name them.We’ve supplied you with the number of picks each player has had in that span and the teams they’ve played for.You’ve got eight minutes on the clock…good luck!Hint: 24 of these players are defensive backs, one is a linebacker.* All statistics complete through NFL games of 11/18/18. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling 1 Comments   Share   Once upon a time in the NFL, interceptions were commonplace.As recently as 1980, 12 starting quarterbacks in the league had 20 or more interceptions. Heck, Richard Todd of the New York Jets threw 30. That means defensive backs, in that era, feasted on quarterbacks. It’s not that way anymore.Only the elite rack up big defensive interception numbers. That’s the subject of this week’s Trivia Tuesday. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retirescenter_img The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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