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Twitter yourself a great travel deal

Last week I touched upon how travel tweeting — by both the travelers themselves and the companies that get them on their way — has taken off in a big way.
A few weeks ago I commented on a story in USA Today about how travelers can use Twitter to snag some fast-moving travel deals. The article was fantastic, but in my comment, which has made it’s way to the top of the comment stack :) , I let readers in on some tips to further leverage Twitter to find those travel deals easier than ever before, such as hashtags, searches, and Twitter platforms. Have a look to find out more.
And if you’re on Twitter, be sure to follow us @FriendlyPlanet for the latest Friendly Planet Travel news and a peek behind the curtain at the Friendly Planet Travel office, as well as tips, tricks, and deals for traveling the world.
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Travel News: Ancient chamber found in Israel

You might have already heard about the incredible ancient underground chamber that was recently found in Israel. Archeologists discovered the chamber this past March, which they believe might date back to the Roman period around the first century A.D. I came across this National Geographic article about the chamber, and wanted to share it with you because of the stunning photos included. Extraordinary!