Travel http://nwpr.org en For The Ultimate Getaway, Why Not South Sudan? http://nwpr.org/post/ultimate-getaway-why-not-south-sudan With cooler temperatures approaching, you might be in the market for a perfect wintertime vacation. Maybe someplace sunny and warm, unspoiled by tourists, with beautiful views and rich culture.<p>To find all that, you might consider South Sudan. That's the suggestion from Sophie and Max Lovell-Hoare, authors of the <em>Bradt Travel Guide</em> to the young country.<p>Born of a brutal civil war, South Sudan may not be at the top of many travelers' must-see destinations. But Sophie and Max say the rewards are great for adventurous travelers. Sun, 20 Oct 2013 21:19:00 +0000 NPR Staff 35998 at http://nwpr.org For The Ultimate Getaway, Why Not South Sudan? "Inspected Once - Cleared Twice" Is Goal Of International Trade Experiment http://nwpr.org/post/inspected-once-cleared-twice-goal-international-trade-experiment <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A seaport in northern British Columbia is serving as the test site for a venture to make international cargo inspections more efficient. The Canadian consulate in Seattle briefed Washington state legislators Friday (9/13) about this and other initiatives to ease cross-border travel amidst tightened security. Consul Edith </span>St-Hilaire<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> distilled the concept behind the pilot project to this: "Inspected Once - Cleared Twice."</span></p><p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:14:41 +0000 Tom Banse 34221 at http://nwpr.org Alaska Airlines Will Begin Flights To Portland From The Tri-Cities http://nwpr.org/post/alaska-airlines-will-begin-flights-portland-tri-cities <p>PASCO, Wash. - Travelers in the Tri-Cities will have a new flight option starting in August. Alaska Airlines announced today that it will begin flying from Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco (PSC) to Portland International Airport (PDX) in Oregon. The once-daily Portland-Pasco roundtrip flights will begin on August 27, using Horizon Air Q-400 turboprops, sometimes known as the Dash-8.</p><p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 18:55:31 +0000 Reed Michaelsen 6027 at http://nwpr.org Alaska Airlines Will Begin Flights To Portland From The Tri-Cities