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Gay-Friendly Vacation? Try the Middle East

Gay-Friendly Vacation? Try the Middle East December 14, 2010 | Local Insight, Travel News | Read More
Cultural differences may make the Middle East seem like a tough bet for the gay-friendly traveler, but more cosmopolitan cities are seeing value in making the “Arabian Spirit” available to travelers with high personal savings. The Jerusalem Post argues that Tel Aviv has already been working its way...

The Key to Awesome Travel Photography: Technique, Not Technology

The Key to Awesome Travel Photography: Technique, Not Technology December 2, 2010 | Travel News, Travel Tips | Read More
Ever been on a moving train and tried to capture a snapshot from it? Nine times out of ten it comes out all fuzzy, right? Unless you’re just trying to get artistic cred from a slightly blurry picture of that cool graffiti you spied as you pulled into Grand Central Station, Centraal Station, or...

Thanksgiving ‘Civil Disobedience': Breeze Through Security in Speedos and Bikinis

Thanksgiving ‘Civil Disobedience': Breeze Through Security in Speedos and Bikinis November 24, 2010 | Travel News, Travel Safety | Read More
It’s Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving:  Are you sitting at your desk impatiently watching the clock tick away? Perhaps you’re scrambling to think of what kind of last-minute dish you can throw together for that dinner party tomorrow evening– you know, the one to which you promised...

Hypochondriac Travelers Could Soon Prove They Have Infections

Hypochondriac Travelers Could Soon Prove They Have Infections November 16, 2010 | Travel News, Travel Safety | Read More
Bandages come in a variety of colors, from attempts to match flesh colors to neon and prints that show everyone that lost a fight with a piece of paper and ended up with a cut, and the wood pulp one. But, a new bandage promises to change colors when you get an infection. It works a lot like the litmus...

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,...

Kim Kardashian Living Proof That Heels, Travel Don’t Mix Well

Kim Kardashian Living Proof That Heels, Travel Don’t Mix Well November 12, 2010 | New York, Travel News, Travel Tips | Read More
Kim Kardashian knows that a good set of heels can set off a dress like no other pair of shoes. The reality starlet also found out that for most people, heels just aren’t made for walking around. The “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star managed to make it around New York City all day...

The Airport Dweller’s Food Pyramid

The Airport Dweller’s Food Pyramid November 9, 2010 | Offbeat, Travel Tips | Read More
In the real world, most humans try to achieve a healthy balance of carbohydrates, proteins, fruits and vegetables and fats. In the high-security, sterilized world of airports? Not so much. In a place where fresh food is flat-out unavailable, where anything resembling a normal meal is double its normal...

New Podcast Offers Tips On How to Keep Clean While Traveling

New Podcast Offers Tips On How to Keep Clean While Traveling November 1, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Offbeat, Travel Style, Travel Tips | Read More
Apparently just because you’ve made it into business school doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ve mastered the concept of good hygiene.  At Columbia School of Business, students were recently reprimanded for bad hygiene practices.  According to Gawker.com, Columbia students had to be reminded...

NileGuide Exclusive: How the World Hails Halloween

NileGuide Exclusive: How the World Hails Halloween October 27, 2010 | Around the World, Local Insight | Read More
Ghost towns, pirates, and abandoned places spooky enough to even give Casper a scare: yeah, here at NileGuide we’re pretty much all about Halloween. It should be no surprise, then, that our Local Experts — eyes and ears on the ground in cities across the travelsphere (otherwise known as...

How To Deal With Allergies On The Road

How To Deal With Allergies On The Road October 19, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
I’ve heard of studies where kids who grow up surrounded by farm animals don’t suffer from allergies throughout their lives, but chances are you didn’t grow up around horses, cows, and chickens. So if you’re like the 25 million or so adults and children suffering allergies and...