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February 17 Weekly Roundup: Time To Start Planning For Rio; Are Sharks Affecting Hawaii Tourism?; Spring Break In Croatia

February 17 Weekly Roundup: Time To Start Planning For Rio; Are Sharks Affecting Hawaii Tourism?; Spring Break In Croatia

I come across many interesting travel stories during the week, only some of which I have time to blog about. So you don’t miss anything, here’s a roundup of the most interesting travel stories you may have missed.

Stories You May Have Missed: Week of February 17 Edition

• Now that that the Winter Olympics have wrapped up, get ready for the onslaught of Rio-themed articles until the Summer Olympics begin in Brazil on August 5. If you’re lucky enough to be going, here’s a guide to the city for visitors. [World Cup 2014 Brazil: a guide for visitors]

• Has the string of shark attacks in Hawaii (14 in 2013) led to a downturn in tourism? The numbers are certainly down a bit, but whether this is shark-related is yet to be determined. [Will Shark Attacks Take a Bite Out of Hawaii Tourism?]

• London is blooming (sorry) with festivals in the springtime, including The London Coffee Festival, The Chocolate Festival (notice a theme?) and St George’s Day. Check out this rundown from the Telegraph for a full listing of springtime happenings. [London attractions: what to see and do in spring]

• Ever wonder what it’s like to do Spring Break in Croatia by boat? Here’s your chance to find out. Expect Jagermeister, hidden beaches and amorous maritime encounters. [Croatia's crystal coastline]

By Matt Stabile

[Ati's in Boracay by eric montalban/Flickr via The Expeditioner Flickr Group]

By Matt Stabile

February 17 Weekly Roundup: Time To Start Planning For Rio; Are Sharks Affecting Hawaii Tourism?; Spring Break In Croatia

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

February 17 Weekly Roundup: Time To Start Planning For Rio; Are Sharks Affecting Hawaii Tourism?; Spring Break In CroatiaMatt Stabile is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheExpeditioner.com. You can read his writings, watch his travel videos, purchase the book he co-edited or contact him via email at any time at TheExpeditioner.com. (@TheExpeditioner)

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