When pandemic travel restrictions lifted, many people booked their flights for long-delayed vacations, often having spent months (or years) doing their travel research on Instagram. The Italian town of Positano, located off the Amalfi Coast, has become an especially in-demand location for influencers looking to land the perfect “effortless” vacation photos.

But is traveling to such a well-known hot spot really worth it?

Rebecca Jennings, a senior correspondent at Vox, wrote about her own experience traveling to Positano in an article titled, “The Instagram capital of the world is a terrible place to be.”

“Marketplace” host Kimberly Adams spoke with Jennings to find out why. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.

Kimberly Adams: Describe Positano and why you chose to focus on it for your piece, or perhaps, picking on it for your piece.

Rebecca Jennings: So, Positano is this very tiny town on the Amalfi coast

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I fly a lot.

Last year, I logged 152,033 miles in the air, and I’m already well on my way to surpassing those statistics this year.

My travels bring me all across the globe. When I’m on the road, staying connected is a must, especially when it’s during the work week. Whether it’s keeping up with Slack or post on InstagramI am always using my devices.

Relying on Wi-Fi access abroad isn’t the most convenient or reliable. So, to stay connected, I make sure that my iPhone connects to a local cellular network and use that internet access whenever I’m away from home.

Other than Wi-Fi, there are three ways to connect your smartphone when traveling abroad. You can roam with your primary home carrier, purchase a local SIM card or subscribe to a package from a worldwide service provider.

In recent years, the major US wireless carriers have

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A well-known resource for traveling military members and their families has closed at Jacksonville International Airport — abruptly.

News4JAX reached out to the United Service Organization, and a spokesperson confirms that they’ve closed their welcome center at JAX.

It’s upsetting for some service members and veterans who enjoyed using this facility.

There are centers at most major airports across the US, and the USO office at JAX has been a staple. It’s been in the center of the airport for decades. It’s been a place for military members, veterans and their families to relax, get a snack and use the internet. But now that it’s closed, the lights are off, and there is a sign that saying, “This USO facility is permanently closed. We apologize for the inconvenience.”

A sign reads, “This USO facility is permanently closed. We apologize for the inconvenience.” (Copyright 2022 by WJXT News4Jax
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Situated along the ocean, with rolling hills and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco is one of the most beautiful cities in the United States and a gem of Northern California. The city is full of beautiful parks, beaches, museums, and a wide range of entertainment options. Some of the most famous attractions include the famous golden gate bridge, historic Alcatraz Island, and Fisherman’s Wharf. In the city center, there is Golden Gate Park with ample green space and all kinds of recreational activities to do. San Francisco’s Chinatown, the largest of its kind in North America, is also worth a visit. Let’s list the top tourist attractions in San Francisco,


One of the most famous bridges in the world, the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the longest suspension bridges in the world, measuring about two miles in length. Beautifully located in California, this …

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When Edith Lemay and Sebastien Pelletier learned that three of their four children had a rare, untreatable genetic condition that causes vision loss, they experienced the stages of grief — denial, anger and sadness. When they reached acceptance, they decided to enjoy life. For them, this involves traveling the world and giving their children the chance to create “visual memories.”

“Whenever problems (arise) my way to cope is just to get into action,” Lemay, 44, of Montreal, Canada, told TODAY Parents via What’s App. “The thing is with the diagnosis, there’s nothing you can do. The doctor tells you, ‘Well, your kids are going to be blind, but we can’t do anything about it.”

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Mia, 11, wanted to ride horses and swim with dolphins on the family’s trip around the world. She cried tears of joy after riding horses in Mongolia. Courtesy Edith Lemay and Sebastien Pelletier

For a year,

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