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5 Places to See Drive-in Movies in North America

5 Places to See Drive-in Movies in North America September 12, 2012 | General, North America | Read More
We can all watch movies almost anywhere and anytime, thanks to our ubiquitous mobile devices, but nothing beats the old-school drive-in movie. Here are four places in North America where you can still see a drive-in movie. 1. Georgetown Drive-In, Georgetown, Indiana One of the great things about drive-ins...

5 Places to Learn About Indigenous Cultures

5 Places to Learn About Indigenous Cultures August 2, 2012 | Around the World, General | Read More
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was first celebrated on August 9, 1995 after a declaration by the United Nations affirmed the organization’s commitment to global “first cultures.” This year, in honor of the day, we highlight five places where you can learn...

Scariest Campsite Ever?

Scariest Campsite Ever? September 30, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
We thought that nothing could surpass the Blair Witch Project for the scary-camping factor. Yet now we’re thinking we’ll take trees whipping around in the dark and a shaky camera over camping on the side of a mountain any day. The same can’t be said for adventure climber and photographer...

NileGuide 5 with Jessica Spiegel of WhyGo Italy

NileGuide 5 with Jessica Spiegel of WhyGo Italy July 28, 2011 | NileGuide 5, Travel News | Read More
Jessica Spiegel is a travel writer for the BootsnAll Travel Network. Although Spiegel is based in Portland, a city she loves dearly, she’s more commonly known as the “Italy girl.” She writes the WhyGo Italy travel guide and doesn’t try to contain her bias toward anything and everything...

What are the top 5 countries for friendliness, according to expats?

What are the top 5 countries for friendliness, according to expats? May 10, 2011 | Canada, Local Insight, North America, Travel News | Read More
So, which do you think is the friendliest country, eh? If you didn’t pick up on the hint there, we’ll make it easy for you: Canada. As reported by Yahoo! Travel, respondents to an HSBC Bank International’s Expat Explorer survey voted the Great White North as the most welcoming amongst 25...

Sourtoe Cocktail a Digit-al Drink For The Yukon

Sourtoe Cocktail a Digit-al Drink For The Yukon December 3, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Would you foot the bill for a drink with a severed toe in it? According to the NZ Herald, the “sourtoe cocktail” is a drink legends are made of. And you can take part in it. Robin Esrock — co-host of World Travels and host of the Matador concept TV series, Breaking Free — visited...

Incarcer-Vacations: 11 Prisons-Turned-Hotels

Incarcer-Vacations: 11 Prisons-Turned-Hotels October 30, 2010 | Culture/History, Featured, Offbeat | Read More
Anyone with even a slight appreciation of irony would enjoy knowing that hellish prisons around the world, closed down because of overcrowding and human-rights abuse, have reopened as posh hotels and kitschy hostels. Although it does merit a good chuckle, if you think about it the conversions totally...

Electric VW Beetle Making Historic Trans-Canadian Trip

Electric VW Beetle Making Historic Trans-Canadian Trip September 1, 2010 | Canada, Eco-Travel, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Last week a group of students from the University of British Columbia left Vancouver in an electrified 1972 Volkswagen Beetle on a 4,000 mile road trip to the other side of Canada.  The UBC Electric Car Club members are hoping to not only set a record for the fastest coast-to-coast trans-Canadian trip...

Canada Scraps Space Food Program, Launches Jerky Instead

Canada Scraps Space Food Program, Launches Jerky Instead July 20, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Space food is routinely understood to be healthy, giving you nutrients you need to survive in an economic and efficient manner. Space food is what happens when you marry technology and eating, – space food needs to be appropriate for zero-gravity, and a s a result, it’s not the cheapest...

Cliffs, Canyons, and Ice: Adventure Tourism in Canada

Cliffs, Canyons, and Ice: Adventure Tourism in Canada July 16, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Recently, George Washington University’s Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management released the 2009 Adventure Tourism Development Index, a comprehensive list of the best places on Earth to visit for adventure travel. You can read NileGuide’s write-up of the ADTI here. It’s an...
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