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8 Over-the-Top Libraries

8 Over-the-Top Libraries January 4, 2012 | Featured | Read More
In its most basic form, a library is any place a collection of books is stored. Sounds pretty mundane right? Lucky for us bookworms there are quite a few libraries out there that are anything but run-of-the-mill. Whether they’re  ultra-modern or from the Middle Ages, these libraries are more than...

Postcard Perfect: Mexico City Cathedral

Postcard Perfect: Mexico City Cathedral November 1, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
In Mexico City stands the Metropolitan Cathedral, which is the largest and oldest cathedral in the Americas. The Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico also is located in this sprawling and magnificent cathedral. Columns and statues cover much of the facade of the church, while 25 bells sit within the two bell...

Friday Siteseeing: Naughty Postcards, The Snazzy Napper, Automated Plane Crash Recordings

Friday Siteseeing: Naughty Postcards, The Snazzy Napper, Automated Plane Crash Recordings August 27, 2010 | Around the World | Read More
Our fearless web-roundup leader Amy Widdowson is on vacay this week, thus her trusty side-kick Rachel Greenberg will be filling you in on all the cool stuff you should have already seen this week. You’re welcome. Enjoy! Things you would rather not hear on a plane: an automated voice letting you...

Get Around in Style – Great Metro Maps of the World

Get Around in Style – Great Metro Maps of the World August 5, 2010 | Around the World, Featured | Read More
Although it’ll definitely mark you as a tourist, there’s something about physically opening up a map that makes you feel like an explorer. A new city, drawn in easy-to-understand lines and colors, spreads out in front of you; it’s all there, if you care to find it. Nothing evokes this...

NileGuide 5 with Frommer’s David Lytle

NileGuide 5 with Frommer’s David Lytle February 18, 2010 | NileGuide 5 | Read More
This week’s NileGuide 5 interview features David Lytle, Editorial Director of Frommers.com. You can connect with David on Twitter at @DavityDave. 1. What’s the most underrated destination you’ve been to? I’ll go with Mexico on this one, especially Mexico City. Despite what Americans...

The World’s Most Underrated Destinations

The World’s Most Underrated Destinations December 23, 2009 | Around the World | Read More
For those of you who follow our regular NileGuide 5 interview series, you know that for the last half year we’ve been interviewing noteworthy travel writers and bloggers about their best travel tips, weirdest experiences and most underrated destinations. Looking for a vacation inspiration in the...

NileGuide 5 with Matador Network’s Julie Schwietert Collazo

NileGuide 5 with Matador Network’s Julie Schwietert Collazo November 10, 2009 | NileGuide 5 | Read More
This week’s NileGuide 5 interview features Julie Schwietert Collazo, managing editor of the Matador Network, an online travel magazine and community. Though she currently calls New York City home, she has lived in Puerto Rico and Mexico City and is most at home in the latter. In addition to her...

10 Festive Fall Drinks and Where to Sip Them

10 Festive Fall Drinks and Where to Sip Them November 9, 2009 | Around the World, Food Lovers, Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
The best thing about fall? It’s practically a requirement to start mixing, mulling, boiling, and brewing all our favorite nippy weather treats. Here are our top 10 favorites and where to find them: 1. Mulled Wine: Served in a Styrofoam cup or borrowed mug off the streets of Budapest or Prague...

NileGuide 5 with Michelle Strashoon of HipCompass Escapes

NileGuide 5 with Michelle Strashoon of HipCompass Escapes September 8, 2009 | NileGuide 5 | Read More
This week’s NileGuide 5 is with Michelle Strashoon, Editor-in-Chief of HipCompass Escapes Magazine, a digital magazine that showcases many different points of view on travel, from luxury to budget, from relaxation to adventure. She is on the road about 3 weeks out of every month discovering the...
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