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Switzerland Switzerland is a country as famous for its pocket knives as it is for its chocolate. But to travellers, Swiss fame is largely focused on its Alpine landscape. Beautiful and majestic, many visitors prefer to take in the scenery through activity, rather than mere sightseeing: skiing, hiking, hang-gliding and rafting are only a number of the outstanding opportunities the Alps award. Read more in our guide to Switzerland

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Strategy and vision development We help Local Authorities and transport bodies to develop strategy and vision for the delivery of ambitious but achievable cycling, walking and sustainable travel change. We have over 30 years experience in delivering walking and cycling infrastructure and travel behaviour change projects. Together with a specialist research and monitoring unit dedicated to understanding all aspects of sustainable travel behaviour, we are well place to help you develop meaningful strategies that focus effort and justify investment. To discuss how we can help you, contact Jane Coles, telephone: 0117 915 0242 or email jane.coles@sustrans.org.uk We offer a wide range of services including: Mapping the potential for change OpenStreetMap Where am I? Welcome to OpenStreetMap! OpenStreetMap is a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license. Hosting is supported by UCL, Bytemark Hosting and Imperial College London, and other partners.

The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet - Golden Book Traveler Update: Visit the 2012 version of The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet I hope that everyone who attended my SXSW Core Conversation panel on How to Make Money Traveling Around the World enjoyed the presentation. As promised, I have a listing of my top 20 favorite travel websites (in no particular order). Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Disclaimer As a service to its member organizations, GlobalGiving lists on its website volunteer opportunities offered by its member organizations. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, click on the links above and you will be directed to www.VolunteerMatch.org, where you can indicate your interest in an opportunity and submit your information.

Bringing bike directions to more of Europe Back in 2012, we added biking directions to our maps for a number of countries in Europe. It proved to be a popular feature among cycling amateurs and enthusiasts. We're now delighted to announce that we are now enabling biking directions in Google Maps for Germany, France, Poland, Ireland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein. Like in other countries, we've added information about bike trails, lanes and recommended roads directly to the map. In some countries we’ve worked with partner organisations. In others users have added hundreds of kilometers of biking paths through Google Mapmaker.

10 places to move abroad and extend your life Throughout history, people have been intrigued by legends of societies where residents thrived well past 100 years old. Today, there is skepticism whether any such place exists, but health scientists do scour the globe in search of medicinal remedies and other lifespan enhancements. In fact, many “pockets” around the world have been identified as “Blue Zones,” where locals enjoy high quality of life and health in old age. While failing to offer one “secret,” these regions share community factors such as diet, social integration, activity level, and outlook on life. While genetics plays a role in how long we live, researchers believe lifestyle factors account for 75% of our longevity.

Great Treks - Home Page Welcome to GreatTreks.com We are the independent source for information about hiking / trekking around the world. If you are planning your trip or just having an armchair journey, you will find backpacks full of information, spectacular photos and gripping first hand accounts of some of the worlds best treks and multiday hikes Thanks for stopping by and please explore. China Media Map Map data ©2014 AutoNavi, Google, SK planet, ZENRIN Terms of Use 200 km Journalism and Media Studies Centre (HKU) Welcome to the CMP's China Media Map

Cities of Color: 10 Vibrant, Colorful Cities of the World Cities of Color: 10 Vibrant, Colorful Cities of the World The most colorful cities around the world – There’s more to a city than just concrete, steel and hard work. The color of a city’s architecture and the creativity of its people can turn a dull, functional town into a thing of vibrant beauty. From the favelas of Rio de Janeiro to the Blue City of India and beyond, color is a core characteristic of some of the world’s most stunning cities. Join us to explore 10 of the most bright and colorful cities around the world today.

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