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Airstream News: The Great American Road Trip Remains Intact

Airstream News: The Great American Road Trip Remains Intact March 1, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
No longer just popular among college students and retirees, the RV road trip we believe is set for a big comeback with the introduction of the 2011 Eddie Bauer Airstream. While more popular with all age groups in countries like Australia, RVing hasn’t quite caught on with younger travelers in America....

Introducing: Snotels

Introducing: Snotels February 15, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
There have been a lot of innovative travel ideas that we wish we could take credit for, and on the contrary, ones we’re glad we couldn’t take credit for. However, a new trend in travel has us saying: “why didn’t anyone think of this before?” That new travel innovation is...

How to Protect Your Home? Robotic Dinosaur, Duh!

How to Protect Your Home? Robotic Dinosaur, Duh! February 2, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
If you haven’t noticed, here at NileGuide Headquarters, we like technology. Whether it’s a new gadget, application, or automobile, we swoon over the things we wish we could’ve come up with. However, the latest gadget we’ve come across has us just a little puzzled. It’s a...

Travel More By Tossing Out Your Soap or Shampoo

Travel More By Tossing Out Your Soap or Shampoo January 18, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
While we don’t necessarily expect this to become a growing travel trend, a young traveler has reported what he calls a “success” after going 18 months without using soap or shampoo. According to Boing Boing, Sean Bonner underwent an 18-month experiment, in which he only used water when...

Future of Travel: Toothpaste That Changes with the Weather

Future of Travel: Toothpaste That Changes with the Weather January 18, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Have you ever been standing at your hotel sink, brushing your teeth, and thought to yourself: “What if they made a toothpaste that changed flavors when the weather changes?” No? Yeah we haven’t either, but a few MIT students did, and it makes you wonder what they’ll think of next. As...

The New York City You’ll Never See

The New York City You’ll Never See January 13, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Many would call it the most popular and most visited destination in the world; and there’s a certain ambiance and experience behind a visit to New York City that you’ll find in few other places. Some of the most quintessential landmarks in the world can be found in the Big Apple, from Central...

Tall Man Forced to Stand… For an Entire Flight

Tall Man Forced to Stand… For an Entire Flight January 13, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
In the latest airline soap opera, it would appear that pregnant women and overweight people aren’t the only ones that are in a pinch when it comes to airplane seats. This most recent tale is a little different than the norm, as this passenger was actually too tall to fit in the seat. This certainly...

Dump the Boat: Travel by Jet Pack Instead

Dump the Boat: Travel by Jet Pack Instead January 13, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Is it just us, or does 2011 already poised to be the year of inventions? (Ed. note: Might just be us…) While not all of the gadgets are travel related, this one is: a water-fueled jet pack that beats the pants off a boring ferry ride. Introducing the Jetlev-Flyer, a futuristic jet pack that is...

2011 Travel Trend: Snake Destination Weddings

2011 Travel Trend: Snake Destination Weddings January 12, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
No, there’s not any hidden meaning here. We’re seriously talking about destination weddings- for snakes. What could become a new travel fad, a couple pythons recently tied the knot, and tongues, at a wedding ceremony that drew hundreds of onlookers in Cambodia. No, we didn’t get this...

Couch Surfer Logs 100+ Couches

Couch Surfer Logs 100+ Couches January 12, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
What was once a popular college road trip accommodation method has now become somewhat of a phenomenon. For those non-Travel nerds (Ed. note: I resemble that remark), couch surfing is when owners of couches offer them up for those mid-travel  - and its gaining in popularity. However, one traveler upped...
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