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Friday Link Love: The World in Lego, Secret Travel Tips and more

Around the Web — By Nicole Lerner on November 20, 2009 at 2:13 pm
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TGIF. Is the week before Thanksgiving always this long? Take a load off this weekend, and enjoy some of the interesting stuff going on around the travel web:

How well do you know the flags of the world? Check out these 12 Awesome National Flags Made out of Food, from a basil, spaghetti and tomato Italy to a tuna sashimi Japan.

In case you missed it, earlier this week we brought you back to your childhood with 10 Coolest Train Stations Around the World, Environmental Graffiti lets you relish in childhood memories again with The World in Lego, 10 Lego versions of famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from the Acropolis in Athens to the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

Have you ever wondered what Los Angeles would look like without traffic? Check out photographer Tom Baker’s newest ongoing project for some gorgeous shots of car-free LA.

For all you sports fans out there, climbing the Digg ranks this week, the Top 10: Most Intimidating Stadiums in the U.S. [via askmen.com].

And lastly, an oldie but goodie, Lonely Planet US Travel Editor, Robert Reid makes us privy to  44 Little Travel Rules No One Tells You.

[Photo:Ads of the World]

Tags: flags, legos, Los Angeles, sports stadiums, travel rules, UNESCO World Heritage Site

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