Articles Tagged ‘matador’

Friday Siteseeing: Stolen Sheep, Hotel Quirks, Gambling-Inducing Carpets

Friday Siteseeing: Stolen Sheep, Hotel Quirks, Gambling-Inducing Carpets September 3, 2010 | Around the Web | Read More
According to bastion of all things true, Wikipedia, “Labor Day” has a bit of a bloody past that is a bit of a buzzkill to read going in to a long weekend. Instead, here’s a link to a Cute Overload post on dwarf bunnies and Dionne Warwick. Let’s start with stuff from HotelChatter,...

Bullfighting In Spain Slowly Becoming a Thing of the Past

Bullfighting In Spain Slowly Becoming a Thing of the Past August 5, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Different cultures have different trademarks. In parts of America, people like to race pigs. In places like Haiti, cockfighting is a standard pastime. In India, elephants are treated and revered as sacred creatures. These different human-animal relationships reflect certain qualities of the different...

Around the Web: Turkish Buses, Adventurous Wine, Air Travel Explained

Around the Web: Turkish Buses, Adventurous Wine, Air Travel Explained July 16, 2010 | Around the Web | Read More
Happy Friday, y’all! Are you enjoying this fine July Day? Do you have any crazy plans for the weekend? Did I mention, you look great in that Madras print? No, really, it fits in perfectly wherever you are. It’s not awkward at all… Thanks go out to Broke-Ass Stuart, who illuminates...

Simple Service: Visit a Developing Country, Bring Something to Leave

Simple Service: Visit a Developing Country, Bring Something to Leave June 15, 2010 | Culture/History, Travel News | Read More
Though it’s no easy thing to visit a developing country, people often do. There are hundreds of non-profit and religious organizations who often sponsor service-oriented trips, which will dump a group of big-hearted travelers in the thick of it for a week or two and send them back home. Though occasionally...

Friday Siteseeing: Corpse Flowers, Not-So-Private Restrooms, Endangered Travel Traditions

Friday Siteseeing: Corpse Flowers, Not-So-Private Restrooms, Endangered Travel Traditions April 2, 2010 | Around the Web | Read More
I am proud to report no one here at NileGuide HQ was seriously duped by April Fool’s Day hijinks, though I have to admit I very nearly fell for Thrillist’s MeetingRoulette email (it’s an amazing idea! How has it not been invested in yet?). Otherwise, the world continued to turn, and...