Articles by NileGuide Staff

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... 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, acquired less than a year ago by, 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...

Mike Richardson

Mike Richardson May 19, 2011 | About Us, Local Experts | Read More
Originally from Minnesota, Mike moved to Munich for a girl. What he hadn’t expected was that over the next several years he would also fall in love with the city. Since arriving in Germany, he has worked as a professional tour guide and general information guru for tourists and locals alike....

Emily Rath

Emily Rath May 18, 2011 | About Us, Local Experts | Read More
As a broke college student in Germany, Emily quickly learned the value of riding commuter trains around the country and enjoyed a diet of cheese sandwiches and fresh fruit from local markets. After graduating, a stipend from the German government brought her to Heidelberg, where she spent an additional...

Katherine Arcus

Katherine Arcus April 29, 2011 | About Us, Local Experts | Read More
Katherine is convinced she inherited the travel bug from her ancestors: a long line of sailors. She started young, traveling with her parents to England, Scotland, France, Germany, Switzerland, and China before she was out of grade school. In 2000, Katherine chucked it all and ran away to join the circus....

Claudine Williams

Claudine Williams April 29, 2011 | About Us, Local Experts | Read More
Family reunions in Georgia sparked Claudine’s interest in travel as a teenager. After earning a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, she worked as a reporter for several daily newspapers before becoming a freelance travel writer. She later earned a master’s degree in Information...

Sarah Rogers

Sarah Rogers March 8, 2011 | About Us, Local Experts | Read More
Sarah has had the privilege of visiting places as diverse as India, Mexico, and the Czech Republic. However, as a freelance writer, translator, and self-described Hispanophile based in the Spanish capital for six years and counting, she writes mostly about – and reserves most of her praises for –...