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Travel Like a Local: Easter in Rome, All-American Roads in Florida, Perth Zoos Kick the Habit

Local Insight — By Amy Widdowson on April 2, 2010 at 1:48 pm

As we wrapped up March, our Local Experts were busy across the globe finding Local tidbits and tips to help you make the most of the trip you’re going to take (or are dreaming to go on soon). Here are our Top 10 thoughts from our team of Local Experts around the world.

Meaghan in San Diego

“… passports aren’t necessary but an affection for hot spices are”
- The Best ‘South of the Border’ Eats

Katie in Florence writes:

“You must cover your shoulders and don’t wear short  skirts.  They will not let you into the church.  Be respectful when you dress to visit a church”.
- Packing List for Arriving in Florence.

Erica in Rome

“Easter and Rome are like peanut and jelly, or as we say in Rome, burro e alici (butter and anchovies)– they go well together.”
- Last Minute Tips to Enjoying Easter in Rome

Christina in Lake Tahoe, USA

“… she was thrilled that she could look out the window and see both snow and sunshine at the same time”
Concierge Picks at the Truckee Hotel

Noah in Los Angeles

“… the [air conditioning] streams outside and creates a consumer powered cool micro-climate”
- Shop til You Drop in Los Angeles

Kristen in Orlando

“… moviegoers sit in comfy chairs at cafe tables while noshing on snacks from their gourmet menu packed with flatbreads and delicious salads and sipping world-class wines”
- Catch a Flick – Orlando’s Top Five Movie Theaters

Julie in the Florida Keys

“To earn All-American Road status, a thoroughfare must possess characteristics of national significance and features that don’t exist elsewhere, making it a visitor destination in itself”
- Road Trip Through the Keys: Know Before You Go

Erin in London

“There is also an evening exhibit to check out nocturnal creatures in action. Think glow in the dark scorpions!”
- Cheeky Monkey

Amanda in Perth

“I bet the animals are also happy not to have to breath in smoke.”
- Perth Zoo Animals Welcome Smoking Ban

Lauren in Shanghai

“…remaking itself from a once unknown fishing town to the center of finance and fashion in the most populous country on the planet.”
- Shanghai Exposed! Where to Find Top Intel on China’s Most Fabulous City

Do you love your city? Wanna write about it for NileGuide? Apply to be a Local Expert!

[Photos: amywiddowson, laura_padgett, DON PUGH PERTH WESTERN AUSTRALIA]

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