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Sinking City Sees Sightseers as Savior

Sinking City Sees Sightseers as Savior August 4, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
You think your city has problems? Well, let’s see… Is it rapidly sinking into the Adriatic Sea? Does it flood every year, forcing you to walk on wooden planks, or wade through high tide? Is your city in serious need of a $33 million rescue? Didn’t think so. But Venice is. Despite its slightly soggy...

Check Out Our New Photo Galleries!

Check Out Our New Photo Galleries! June 24, 2011 | New Features | Read More
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the photo galleries on NileGuide must be worth a thousand wordy postcards from friends on travels around the globe. Just like those postcards, our new photo galleries give you a taste of the world’s destinations, restaurants, nightlife, things to do,...

Special Report: 15 Summer Festivals You Can Participate In

Special Report: 15 Summer Festivals You Can Participate In June 21, 2011 | Around the World, Featured, Local Insight | Read More
Had enough of the hum-drum festival? You know the kind: swigging a warm beer and munching on a cold sausage, you realize that you could be doing this at home. Sure, there are crowds and games and you’re ostensibly celebrating something… but the exact reason you’re there doesn’t...

Special Report: Top 20 Up-and-Coming Destinations

Special Report: Top 20 Up-and-Coming Destinations May 7, 2011 | Featured, Local Insight, Offbeat | Read More
Turquoise-lapped beaches untroubled by hawkers. Gourmet fare at quaint Quebecois quarters overlooking virgin Arctic seas. A Laotian backpacker favorite on the cusp of development. Remote white dunes trodden by wild horses. Travel porn. Drooling and yearning, we read through submissions from our network...

Infographic: The State of Air Travel Over the Last 60 Years

Infographic: The State of Air Travel Over the Last 60 Years March 26, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
We’ve all heard it before: flying used to be more comfortable, glamorous, easier, sexier, better for your health, guaranteed to wash away those Monday blues, and generally made you a better person. Those who talk about the “good old days” of flying refer to gourmet meals on fine china...

Special Report: 25 Places to See Before They Change Forever

Special Report: 25 Places to See Before They Change Forever March 8, 2011 | Featured, Local Insight, Travel Tips | Read More
Our world and its tourist attractions are constantly changing. Ever wish you could’ve visited Soviet Russia before Glasnost and Perestroika? Prague before the money and tourists came in? Las Vegas while the Rat Pack was still together? Ever find yourself wanting to pepper your travel stories with deliciously...

Dine Like a Lover: Splurge, Charm, and Fall in Love This Valentine’s

Dine Like a Lover: Splurge, Charm, and Fall in Love This Valentine’s February 8, 2011 | Featured, Food Lovers, Local Insight, Romantic | Read More
You’ve caught her fancy. You’ve got his number. You want to impress. You’re looking to charm. You’re in love. You’re hungry. Luckily for you, we here at NileGuide HQ have tapped our vast network of Local Experts to bring you the end-all, be-all list of the world’s...

NileGuide’s Favorite (Bizarre) Thanksgiving Recipes

NileGuide’s Favorite (Bizarre) Thanksgiving Recipes November 20, 2010 | Food Lovers, Travel Style | Read More
“Nileguide is a travel website,” you might be saying to yourself, “so where’s the connection between travel  and Thanksgiving?” And you’d be right to question why we’re posting a list of some of our families’ weirdest Thanksgiving recipes. But we’d...

Five Gender-Bending Hot Spots for the Curious Traveler

Five Gender-Bending Hot Spots for the Curious Traveler November 16, 2010 | Around the World, Featured | Read More
Forget about Mrs. Doubtfire, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, or any of the Monty Python crew. Since ancient times, real men in societies throughout the world have, for various reasons, been dressing as women. Whether for the pageantry, the gender identity, or the social commentary of it, transvestism...

Travel Like a Local: Holiday Layover, Delay, Cancellation? Enjoy It!

Travel Like a Local: Holiday Layover, Delay, Cancellation? Enjoy It! November 13, 2010 | Around the World, Local Insight | Read More
Families coming together around the fire, eggnog flowing freely, and food fights at the kids’ table — it’s the most wonderful time of the year, if you’re not stuck in an airport, that is. Yes, the dreaded holiday travel season sees more than its fair share of delays, cancellations,...
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