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abroad

abroad

/əˈbɹɔd/
adverb
in or to a foreign country
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"This is my first trip abroad without my parents," says Paul.

Other servicemen and soldiers sent abroad for war launched importing companies to bring in various products from overseas.

These are fees placed on purchases you make abroad.

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adventure

adventure

/ædˈvɛntʃɝ/, /ədˈvɛntʃɝ/
noun
an exciting and unusual experience that can be dangerous
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Sinbad tells them all about his adventures.

It's time for some more adventures,' he tells the captain.

And he tells them about his adventures.

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camping

camping

/ˈkæmpɪŋ/
noun
the activity of ‌living outdoors in a tent, camper, etc. on a vacation
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I like camping.

They decide to go camping at a place called Hell.

We love the camping lifestyle.

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tourism

tourism

/ˈtʊˌɹɪzəm/
noun
‌the business of providing accommodation, services and entertainment for people who are visiting a place for pleasure
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But since the COVID-19 pandemic put a halt on tourism, he's struggled to find a market.

But after the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011, tourism in Egypt crashed.

Even the government's national tourism incentive program wasn't enough to bring many customers back.

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suitcase

suitcase

/ˈsutˌkeɪs/
noun
a case with a handle, used for carrying clothes, etc. when we are traveling
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And I've lost a lot of strength and can't hold up a suitcase anymore.

So, imagine having a big suitcase, one carry-on and also a cane.

If I needed to sit down or lean on something, I had my suitcases.

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souvenir

souvenir

/ˌsuvəˈnɪɹ/
noun
something that we usually buy and bring back for other people from a place that we have visited on vacation
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Some species even have fingernails on their flippers, old souvenirs from their ancient days on land.

So you do get a souvenir, with you.

Our final tally for the L'Imperial Cocktail comes out to $3,600 for a souvenir Baccarat crystal glass.

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sightseeing

sightseeing

/ˈsaɪtˈsiɪŋ/
noun
the activity of visiting places of interest in a particular location as a tourist
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We started seeing sightseeing boats, catamarans, small boats, tender boats.

I drive a sightseeing bus by day, so I speak a little English.

My mom took us sightseeing.

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accommodation

accommodation

/əˌkɑməˈdeɪʃən/
noun
the act of providing a temporary place for someone to live or stay in, which may also include food and other services
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Did you get accommodations easily or did you have to fight tooth and nail for them?

The inn offers luxury accommodations, including condos and kitty suites with plush beds and TVs.

So how have the accommodations been?

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destination

destination

/ˌdɛstəˈneɪʃən/, /ˌdɛstɪˈneɪʃən/
noun
the place where someone or something is headed
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Morris: We want you to get to your destination safely.

Their final destination is this hole.

And that opens up just about every destination in the world we can fly nonstop to.

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safari

safari

/səˈfɑɹi/
noun
a trip to Africa, especially East Africa, to see wild animals from up close or even hunt them
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You can also go deeper on a safari or get a bird's-eye view from a hot-air balloon.

If, if you want to go on the safari.

Wesley, do you want to do the safari?

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theme park

theme park

/θˈiːm pˈɑːɹk/
noun
a large park, with machines and games that are all related to a single concept, designed for public entertainment
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Crowds rush the open doors of theme parks across the world.

No, this isn't a movie set or a theme park.

Right here, it's kind of like a theme park.

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voyage

voyage

/ˈvɔɪədʒ/, /ˈvɔɪɪdʒ/
noun
a long journey taken on a ship or spacecraft
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The maiden voyage on the line's Scarlet Lady cruise ship was delayed until August 7th.

Also like Columbus, he went to Spain to fund his voyage.

The voyage also gave him lots of opportunity to collect and compare fossils.

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travel agency

travel agency

/tɹˈævəl ˈeɪdʒənsi/
noun
an agency that makes arrangements for people who want to travel
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"I want to show it to my boss at the travel agency."

And then just other places, like travel agencies that I've been to before.

I was an operations manager for a luxury travel agency.

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package tour

package tour

/pˈækɪdʒ tˈʊɹ/
noun
a vacation arranged by a travel agent or a company at a fixed price including the cost of transportation, accommodations, etc.

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front desk

front desk

/fɹˈʌnt dˈɛsk/
noun
the desk where guests can check-in at a hotel or ask for information
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and I told her what happened with the front desk.

It is much smaller and typically the front desk is, like, right at the entrance

" I went over to the front desk at the gym.

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all-inclusive

all-inclusive

/ˈɔːlɪnklˈuːsɪv/
adjective
including everyone or everything, particularly for a single price
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Demand for all-inclusive resorts rose to 14% in 2014 from 8% in 2011.

Now, we've probably heard the all-inclusive rumors: watered-down drinks and low-end food.

"Oak-sterdam" is the first all-inclusive Cannabis college in America.

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suite

suite

/ˈswit/
noun
a series of rooms, particularly in a hotel
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And then enter into the master suite, with your 12-foot ceilings.

And then you have the two guest suites on the golf-course side.

The old Vanderbilt mansion is a hotel with suites running for almost $1,500 a night.

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en suite

en suite

/ˈɛn swˈiːt/
noun
a bedroom, especially in a hotel, which is directly joined to a bathroom
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The en suite master bathroom is made completely of marble, imported from Italy, of course.

Through here, this is another bedroom, en suite bedroom.

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vacationer

vacationer

/veɪˈkeɪʃənɝ/
noun
someone who has gone on vacation

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housekeeper

housekeeper

/ˈhaʊˌskipɝ/
noun
a person whose job is to do the cleaning and cooking in a house or hotel
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I'll be your neighbour, your nurse, your housekeeper, your companion.

There aren't any servants here except Joseph and the housekeeper.

We listened to the laughing and talking in the hall, as the guests were welcomed by their host and his housekeeper.

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cancelation

cancelation

/kˌænsɪlˈeɪʃən/
noun
the act of canceling a planned event or an order for something
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entertainment industry is being hit with concert cancelations.

This isn't really a true cancelation, however six seasons was part of the master plan.

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itinerary

itinerary

/aɪˈtɪnɝˌɛɹi/
noun
a plan of the route and the places that one will visit on a journey
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You have developed an entire itinerary for the day.

What cities do you want us to create itineraries for?

It's a government-approved itinerary.

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motel

motel

/moʊˈtɛɫ/
noun
a hotel near the road suitable for people who are on a road trip, with rooms arranged in a row and parking places outside
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There's a nice motel across the river.

Suddenly, Kenny remembers the girl at the motel desk. '

Chapter 1 Is there a motel?

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booking

booking

/ˈbʊkɪŋ/
noun
the arrangement made in advance to reserve a hotel room, ticket, etc.
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The sneakiness starts with booking.

So that sounds that you're going to get 25 percent of your booking.

If I didn't have a booking now, I would've gone partying with them.

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checkout

checkout

/ˈtʃɛˌkaʊt/
noun
the time when a guest should leave a hotel room, pay the bills, and return the key
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The checkout process was slow.

Bar codes were invented to help grocery stores speed up the checkout process.

But before you rush to the checkout, take a closer look at the brands and sizes.

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excursion

excursion

/ɪkˈskɝʒən/
noun
a short trip taken for pleasure, particularly one arranged for a group of people
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But what most agree on is the extravagant scale of the excursion.

Excursions to the greatest salons imperial Vienna had to offer.

It would be a short excursion.

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to cruise

to cruise

/ˈkɹuz/
verb
to go on vacation by a ship or boat
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People were very fearful during the crisis that people wouldn't cruise again.

These were vehicles for getting a job done, not for cruising.

The civilian version came with a more comfortable cabin geared for cruising and commuting rather than combat.

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resort

resort

/ɹiˈsɔɹt/, /ɹiˈzɔɹt/, /ɹɪˈzɔɹt/
noun
an establishment that provides vacationers with lodging, food, entertainment, etc.
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It's like a live-in resort community.

Demand for all-inclusive resorts rose to 14% in 2014 from 8% in 2011.

Resorts have started using a price-per-person model.

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hostel

hostel

/ˈhɑstəɫ/
noun
a place or building that provides cheap food and accommodations for visitors
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There are a lot of hotels here and hostels that are not taking any foreigners.

Salgado: We were very lucky to find a hostel here in Bandra in Mumbai.

We need more shelters and we need more hostels.

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to unpack

to unpack

/ənˈpæk/
verb
to open a suitcase, box, etc. and remove the objects inside
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I'm still unpacking internalised ableism.

So let’s unpack what he was saying.

So let’s slow down the action, and unpack each step in this blazing-fast feast.

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currency

currency

/ˈkɝənsi/
noun
the type or system of money that is used by a country
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They've also been used as a form of currency.

It's primary mission: to combat the counterfeiting of US currency.

But these are also really good for mining crypto currencies.

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