Articles by NileGuide Staff

What to See & Do Outside the DNC/RNC Conventions

What to See & Do Outside the DNC/RNC Conventions August 23, 2012 | North America, USA | Read More
Perhaps you’ve been trying to ignore all the political hoopla, but you won’t be able to do so much longer. It’s game-time in the final run up to presidential elections in November, as conventions kick off later this week. The Republic National Committee’ convention is up first,...

World’s Best Cities for Cycling

World’s Best Cities for Cycling August 16, 2012 | Around the World | Read More
We asked…and you answered! Our Facebook fans and twitter followers definitely have strong opinions when it comes to the world’s best cities for cycling. Here are their top picks, with a couple of the NileGuide team’s favorites to round out the selection. Be sure to tell us if we missed...

Postcard Perfect: Summer’s Not Over!

Postcard Perfect: Summer’s Not Over! August 10, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Summer’s not over yet! You’ve got five more weeks to make the most of the season, so get out there and swim, pop a tent and build a campfire, kayak your local river, or grab a hula hoop! (Photo: John Dissed). A woman hula hoops in Eugene, Oregon. Need some summer travel ideas? Check NileGuide’s...

10 Special Sand Sculptures From Around the World

10 Special Sand Sculptures From Around the World August 8, 2012 | Around the World, General | Read More
It’s said that music is the universal language, but as these photos confirm, the impulse to dig our fingers in the sand and build cool objects seems pretty universal, too. Enjoy this quick trip around the world through spectacular sand art. 1. South Padre Island, Texas, United States For the...

5 Places to Learn About Indigenous Cultures

5 Places to Learn About Indigenous Cultures August 2, 2012 | Around the World, General | Read More
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was first celebrated on August 9, 1995 after a declaration by the United Nations affirmed the organization’s commitment to global “first cultures.” This year, in honor of the day, we highlight five places where you can learn...

Postcard Perfect: BMX Bikers Test Olympic Course

Postcard Perfect: BMX Bikers Test Olympic Course July 31, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Before the Olympic athletes show up at the Games, the venues and courses are tested for each sport. Here, BMX riders try the London course, located next to the Velodrome. The 2012 Games are just the second Olympics in which BMX riders have competed. In these games, 48 riders–32 men and 16 women–will...

5 Places in 4 Cities Where You Can Go Camping

5 Places in 4 Cities Where You Can Go Camping July 25, 2012 | General | Read More
“Camping” and “city” aren’t words that are often found in the same sentence, but believe it or not, some of the world’s most densely populated cities also have some incredible campgrounds. Bonus? Few people know about them, so you’re likely to experience more solitude than you’d...

10Best.com Re-Launches with All-New Content, Rich Photo Slide Shows & Improved User Experience

January 31, 2012 | Press Releases | Read More
DECEMBER 1, 2011 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Travel planning site 10Best.com, acquired less than a year ago by NileGuide.com, has completely re-launched its website to provide travelers with an improved, industry-leading, inspirational experience.  Chief among the site’s new features is an abundance...

Local Expert

December 13, 2011 | Jobs | Read More
Love your city? Explore, write, and share with 10Best! We seek web-savvy, social media-loving travel writers to help us create awesome travel content on the Web. In this position, you will be the bylined Local Expert of your destination pages: writing awesome content, directing our readers toward things...

Melaina Gasbarrino

Melaina Gasbarrino June 10, 2011 | About Us, Local Experts | Read More
When Melaina travels she loves to document each and every unique aspect of her destination. She loves falling off the beaten path and diving into the wonders of what her destination has to offer. As she has lived in Australia and traveled the USA, Europe, and the Caribbean, she has learned to love...