Articles Tagged ‘holidays’

Feeling Groggy? You Might Have Social Jet Lag

Feeling Groggy? You Might Have Social Jet Lag January 31, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
If you’ve been feeling tired but have been having trouble falling sleep, you may have social jet lag.  Social jet lag is the modern phenomenon of people’s modern lives conflicting with their nature internal rhythm.  Also referred to as a chronotype, our natural body clock tends to become confused...

American Airlines Flights Removed From the Web

American Airlines Flights Removed From the Web January 11, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
As if the holidays didn’t provide enough air travel drama, there is now even more as American Airlines flights have been removed from several online booking sites, including Expedia and Hotwire. There have been a lot of discussions about American Airlines’ new policies, with Expedia choosing...

4 Million Christmas Gifts Stuck in “Santa’s Workshop”

4 Million Christmas Gifts Stuck in “Santa’s Workshop” December 23, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Over 4 million holiday presents are currently stuck in transit in the UK, with horribly bad weather and icy conditions to blame. It seems Santa did a good amount of online shopping this year, and sadly most of the millions of presents purchased are still sitting in the warehouses where they were ordered...

Japan Trumps World With Eel-Powered Christmas Tree

Japan Trumps World With Eel-Powered Christmas Tree December 21, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Japan may have just trumped everyone this holiday season with a new, unique way to power your Christmas decorations. As Weird Asia News reports, Japan has developed a unique, yet eco-friendly way to power your Christmas tree this year. No, it isn’t by using fluorescent lightbulbs or recycled plugs....

Buy This, Not That: NileGuide’s Holiday Gear Guide

Buy This, Not That: NileGuide’s Holiday Gear Guide December 9, 2010 | Gear Guide | Read More
The shopping habits of Americans mirror – not surprisingly – their eating habits. Convenience, overindulgence, and poor quality are often attributes in both the foods we consume and the gifts we purchase. Thank goodness you have us. Get ready for a shopping “diet”; a shift from cheap, mass-produced...

Photo Bombing Happy Hippo Rains on Banff Squirrel’s Parade

Photo Bombing Happy Hippo Rains on Banff Squirrel’s Parade December 3, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
By now, you’ve probably heard of the world-famous Banff Squirrel. Possibly the best photo bomb of all time, an Alberta ground squirrel garnered worldwide fame when it popped into a couple’s photo, who were taking a timed photo of themselves in Banff National Park. The squirrel became an Internet...

Skip New York: Philadelphia for the Holidays

Skip New York: Philadelphia for the Holidays December 15, 2009 | Philadelphia | Read More
The New York Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, ice skating under the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center and New Years Eve in Times Square are some of America’s iconic holiday events. But what if you don’t want to fight the crowds, pay for an exorbitantly-priced hotel room or spend hours...

Holiday Gift Guide: The Best and Worst in Travel Gear

Holiday Gift Guide: The Best and Worst in Travel Gear November 23, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
At NileGuide, we have come to find that for every “why-didn’t-I-think-of-that” travel accessory on the market there is an equally ridiculous product for sale too. Here is a list of our Best and Worst gifts for sale this holiday season, for every kind of traveler on your shopping list: The...