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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...

Bizarre Architecture of Spain’s Antonio Gaudi

Bizarre Architecture of Spain’s Antonio Gaudi June 14, 2012 | Barcelona, Europe, Offbeat, Spain | Read More
Catalan architect Gaudi's organic-shaped buildings draw millions to Barcelona Gaudi’s Unique Architectural Style Gives Barcelona Many Landmarks Image: sanfamedia.com / Flickr With its self-supporting, undulating stone facade and wrought iron balconies, the Casa Mila is today considered...

The Contortionist Suitcase Caper

The Contortionist Suitcase Caper June 10, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
After reporting on a slew of recent cases of smugglers caught with questionable carry-ons—from massive amounts of meat to exotic animals—we thought we’d share the latest (and possibly greatest) smuggler making headlines. Both wrist-slaps and golf claps go out to the smuggler who smuggled himself...

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...

Worst Pickpocketing Destinations in the World (And How to Avoid Being a Victim)

Worst Pickpocketing Destinations in the World (And How to Avoid Being a Victim) September 28, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
TripAdvisor recently released a list detailing the 10 worst cities in the world for pickpocketing crimes. I’m sure you won’t be surprised at which city topped the list. Ready? Barcelona. The method of collecting data was a search through their online reviews for the word “pickpocket”...

Like John Candy On Acid: 15 Far Out Volcanic Detours on Boats, Trains, and Automobiles

Like John Candy On Acid: 15 Far Out Volcanic Detours on Boats, Trains, and Automobiles April 23, 2010 | Celebrity Travel, Europe, Travel News | Read More
“It’s like John Candy on acid,” a spokesman for Virgin Group Ltd. said, referring to “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” the 1987 film in which the late Mr. Candy and Steve Martin play stranded travelers trying to make it home for Thanksgiving. While volcanic ash shut down...

27 Weird and Wacky Bathrooms Around the World

27 Weird and Wacky Bathrooms Around the World April 13, 2010 | Around the World, Featured | Read More
When traveling, the differences in the mundane and familiar are often what brings about homesickness the quickest. Think about an uneven bed at a hotel, lack of your favorite toiletries, or different way that water tastes. Or, think of the can – wacky bathrooms that is, and the travelers who take...

At Sea: Why NileGuide is the Perfect Cruise Companion

At Sea: Why NileGuide is the Perfect Cruise Companion March 12, 2010 | Barcelona, Italy, Spain | Read More
Cruises are the ultimate exercise in worry-free travel… that is, until you stop at a port of call and find yourself in need of plans for an entire day in a city you have no idea what to do in.  What are the options? You could buy a separate guide book for every port of call: an expensive and heavy...

Photo Friday: Introducing ‘Room with a View’

Photo Friday: Introducing ‘Room with a View’ December 11, 2009 | Photo Friday | Read More
We want to feature your photos! There’s nothing like that moment when you first enter your hotel room and discover the amazing view outside your window. Share your photos with us by adding them to our Room with a View Flickr Group. We’ll select the best photos and feature them in our weekly...

Insider’s View: Locals Weigh in on the Top Dos & Don’ts in 10 Cities

Insider’s View: Locals Weigh in on the Top Dos & Don’ts in 10 Cities October 19, 2009 | Travel Tips | Read More
Want to feel like a local, no matter where you travel? Get the inside scoop from our team of local experts on what to avoid and what to do in 10 of the world’s best vacation spots, from Boulder to Barcelona. 1. Istanbul:
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