Weekly Travel News Recap: November 4 – 10, 2012

Weekly Travel News Recap: November 4 – 10, 2012

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A roller coaster sits in the surf just days after Hurricane Sandy hit Seaside Heights, New Jersey on Nov.1, 2012. (Source: leahraeofsunshine on Tumblr)

Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week:

And some interesting reads from around the web:
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Christian "Krzysiek" Eilers is a twenty-something who constantly likes to look up the next flight out of JFK. His life goal is to visit every country in the world; as a young adult working full-time, he often settles on visiting the near countries of Central and South America and the Caribbean, knocking these off the list as it is less of a financial strain than Europe or Asia. Caffeine is his vice, and if he doesn't have a coffee in his hands, then it's probably a green tea. A native of New York City, when he is not traveling, he can find an abundance of cultural influences right in his own city, enough to keep him satisfied until the next country's beckon cannot be ignored any longer. He holds a cigarette in one hand while monitoring his Fitbit's heart rate with the other.