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Postcard Perfect: Dolphins Playing near Captiva Island, Florida

Postcard Perfect: Dolphins Playing near Captiva Island, Florida April 2, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins play in the warm waters of the Pine Island Sound off the coast of Captiva Island, Florida. If this looks like something you would love to see in person, feel free to enter to win a 6 night vacation to Captiva Island that our sister-site 10Best is giving away. Good luck!

Win a Luxury Spring Break for Two

Win a Luxury Spring Break for Two March 28, 2012 | Travel News | Read More

7 Unexpectedly Nice Places to be Buried, Drowned, or Otherwise Disposed Of

7 Unexpectedly Nice Places to be Buried, Drowned, or Otherwise Disposed Of July 11, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Getting old and dying… what can we say, it’s a six-foot downer. But there is a silver lining: figuring out how you want your remains to be treated can put the “fun” back in “funeral.” We at NileGuide are all for donations to science, ceremonial scatterings of ash,...

Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat

Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat May 25, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
While traveling most of us indulge in food that isn’t exactly beneficial for our waistlines. But that’s okay because, hey, we’re on vacation, and we don’t want to be strapped down by dietary rules and calorie counts.We want to live it up and explore, and if the local delicacy is bathed...

Everglades “Islands” Thought to Be Ancient Landfill

Everglades “Islands” Thought to Be Ancient Landfill April 28, 2011 | Eco-Travel, Offbeat, Travel News, Travel Style | Read More
Every amateur archaeologist knows that the best way to learn about the history of an ancient society or civilization is to root through their garbage. After all, our trash provides a bevy of unique clues about what we eat, what we wear, and — in the case of the strange island formations in the...

Mad Men Actors Argue for High Speed Rail [VIDEO]

Mad Men Actors Argue for High Speed Rail [VIDEO] March 24, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
If you’ve ever watched the HBO television series Mad Men, you’d be right to question the ethics and morality of anything they do. After all, it’s all in search for the almighty dollar, convincing people to buy things they don’t necessarily need. But, of course, it’s just...

8 Seventeenth Century Pirate Haunts Still Open for Business

8 Seventeenth Century Pirate Haunts Still Open for Business September 19, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Co-Authored by the well-traveled and decidedly debonair Zain Iqbal! Walk into any Halloween party this year and you’re sure to see a bountiful number of Cap’n Jack Sparrows and corseted pirate wenches. Although it’s unclear how historically accurate these costumes may be, there are...

Relentless Sleuthing Reunites Well-Traveled Camera With Its Owner

Relentless Sleuthing Reunites Well-Traveled Camera With Its Owner June 18, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The Internet is truly an amazing thing, without it we would never have stories like this one: A camera that was found in Key West, Florida was returned to its owner in Aruba, 1800 kilometers (1118 miles) away, reports the New Zealand Herald. The Nikon Coolpix L18, encased in an Ikelite underwater casing,...

Destination Weddings Increase (and so do Guest Complaints)

Destination Weddings Increase (and so do Guest Complaints) May 4, 2010 | Romantic | Read More
One in five American couples now tie the knot far from home in a destination wedding, according to TheKnot.com & WeddingChannel.com 2009 Destination Weddings Study. With the economy still lousy, destination weddings make sense for couples who want to get a little more travel bang for their wedding...

Hemingway’s Key West Home Named Literary Landmark

Hemingway’s Key West Home Named Literary Landmark March 18, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Ernest Hemingway’s home in Key West has been designated a literary landmark by a division of the American Library Association.  The author lived in the home during the 1930’s and owned it until his death in 1961. The home was turned into a museum in 1964 and is currently open for tours 365 days...
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