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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...

Remember Your Trip With Pen, Paper, Good Ol’ Fashioned Drawing

Remember Your Trip With Pen, Paper, Good Ol’ Fashioned Drawing February 14, 2011 | Travel Style, Travel Tips | Read More
Digital cameras are, in a word, awesome. Since they’ve become more affordable and easier to use over the last 15 years, almost every traveler has become an amateur photographer in their own right, snapping pictures to show friends and family from high up on Machu Picchu, in front of the White House,...

Yellowstone: Pristine National Park, Ticking Nature-Bomb?

Yellowstone: Pristine National Park, Ticking Nature-Bomb? February 10, 2011 | Travel News, Travel Safety, Travel Tips | Read More
If you’re visiting Yellowstone National Park, then you’re treating yourself to one America’s most famous landscapes; filled with striking geography such as the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and Yellowstone lake and prairie wildlife such as bison and grey wolves. Of course, it wouldn’t...

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...

Local “Tourists” Rejoice: Best of NFT Comes to the Kindle

Local “Tourists” Rejoice: Best of NFT Comes to the Kindle February 2, 2011 | Travel News, Travel Tips | Read More
For those of you who have ever made a move to a major city, there are three steps you must take to ensure a smooth transition into your new surroundings. One: find an apartment or house in or as close to a neighborhood as possible that fits your lifestyle (e.g., if you’re a hipster moving to NYC,...

NileGuide’s Travel Industry Predictions for 2011

NileGuide’s Travel Industry Predictions for 2011 January 3, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
This article initially appeared as part of the larger Tnooz Gen-Y Collective – it’s short and sweet, but we wanted to share. Mobile and E-Readers: Yes, we’ve heard (and said) it before – anyone not actively pursuing mobile opportunities will fall behind. With the iPad/tablets, e-books...

Your New Year’s Resolution: Take More Pictures

Your New Year’s Resolution: Take More Pictures December 30, 2010 | Active/Outdoors, Travel Style, Travel Tips | Read More
The holiday season is winding to a close and ahead of us lay the long, dark days until springtime.  Depressing, huh? It shouldn’t be. The good news is, it’s only going to get lighter from here on out and what better way to take advantage of these winter months than practicing your photography....

Helicopter Moms Rejoice: GPS Fixed So Child Leashes Are Out

Helicopter Moms Rejoice: GPS Fixed So Child Leashes Are Out December 28, 2010 | Travel News, Travel Safety | Read More
Child leashes are tools that have inspired a bunch of contradictory opinions. But for those that feel that they are useful, but a bit too obtrusive, researchers at North Carolina State University have fixed that problem. Well, they weren’t necessarily focusing on shoes per se, at least for kids....

Gay Drinking Travelers Unite! Top 5 Destinations for World Cup 2022 Vacations

Gay Drinking Travelers Unite! Top 5 Destinations for World Cup 2022 Vacations December 18, 2010 | Travel Safety, Travel Tips | Read More
Last week FIFA announced that the small peninsular nation of Qatar would play host to the 2022 World Cup Finals. Naturally, there was much rejoicing in the country, as they beat out the world powers of Japan, South Korea, Australia, and the United States. Also naturally, there was immediate skepticism...

How to Keep Your Smart Phone From Being Useful When Stolen

How to Keep Your Smart Phone From Being Useful When Stolen December 17, 2010 | Travel News, Travel Safety | Read More
One of the downsides of smart phones like Apple’s iPhone with iOS 4 is that they’re pretty attractive targets for thieves, especially when you’re traveling. They’re small, easily concealed and worth a pretty penny. But for iPhone users, there’s an easy way to make sure that...