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Mexico City Makes, Wins, the Whole Enchilada

Mexico City Makes, Wins, the Whole Enchilada October 28, 2010 | Food Lovers, General, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
No doubt you’ve thrown around the phrase ‘the whole enchilada’ once or twice in your lifetime.  Well, have you ever wondered exactly what ‘the whole enchilada’ would look like?  Look no further than Mexico City; the first place in the entire world to attempt and master...

Licensing Loophole Allows Alcohol to Flow Freely at UK Airports

Licensing Loophole Allows Alcohol to Flow Freely at UK Airports October 28, 2010 | Business, Travel News | Read More
We’re all familiar with the cliché of the bartender cutting off drinks to someone who has to drive at the end of the night, but how many of us guessed this rule wouldn’t apply to airports?  Thanks to a loophole in the Licensing Act not covering airport bars, international flyers in the...

“Still Life” Event in Germany Sets World Record

“Still Life” Event in Germany Sets World Record July 28, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
For part of a day, the speed limit on one of Germany’s autobahns was reduced to 0 mph (0 km/h). On July 18, around three million people flocked to a normally busy stretch of highway that sees cars whizzing along at excessive speeds. A “super-table” – the longest in the world – was...

Travel Like a Local: Mixed Martial Arts in Shanghai, Tap Water in NYC, Philly Cheesesteaks

Travel Like a Local: Mixed Martial Arts in Shanghai, Tap Water in NYC, Philly Cheesesteaks April 16, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
Taxes are finished, the weekend’s here, and it’s time to check in with our fabulous international Local Experts! In case you didn’t hear, we were pretty excited to announce the creation of the Local Expert Blog Network yesterday, after weeks of teasing you with these excerpts every...

6 Secret Airport Art Museums

6 Secret Airport Art Museums February 26, 2010 | Around the World, Culture/History | Read More
Experiencing the artistic culture of a city is an integral part of any trip, and here at NileGuide we definitely recommend seeking out museums, public sculptures and murals in any city you visit. But if you get to the airport for your flight home and realize that somehow, amidst all those pub crawls...

Skip the Swine Flu: Our Top Alternatives to Your Mexican Vacation

Skip the Swine Flu: Our Top Alternatives to Your Mexican Vacation April 29, 2009 | Travel Safety | Read More
You were all set to head out on your long-anticipated Mexican vacation when that darned Swine Flu reared its ugly head. Read on for (currently swine-flu-outbreak-free) vacation destination alternatives, no matter the goal of your trip. You were looking forward to… The art, museums and history of...
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