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Postcard Perfect: BMX Bikers Test Olympic Course

Postcard Perfect: BMX Bikers Test Olympic Course July 31, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Before the Olympic athletes show up at the Games, the venues and courses are tested for each sport. Here, BMX riders try the London course, located next to the Velodrome. The 2012 Games are just the second Olympics in which BMX riders have competed. In these games, 48 riders–32 men and 16 women–will...

9 Cozy Pubs Across the United Kingdom and Ireland

9 Cozy Pubs Across the United Kingdom and Ireland June 8, 2012 | Dublin, Europe, Ireland, UK | Read More
Londoners head for their favorite local pub after work. Image: mostaque / Flickr London’s Anchor Pub is a welcoming site on a gray day.  .  .  and a great place to meet locals.

Fly Above San Francisco During the British Columbia Experience, April 8th through 18th 2010

Fly Above San Francisco During the British Columbia Experience, April 8th through 18th 2010 April 8, 2010 | Offbeat, San Francisco | Read More
I have to admit I’m biased. I’m from Calgary, with much of my family hailing from the great city of Vancouver, so when we received an invitation to participate in the British Columbia Experience on April 8th, 2010 in Justin Herman Plaza across from San Francisco’s Ferry Building, I jumped at the...

2010 Olympics: Where to Stay in Whistler

2010 Olympics: Where to Stay in Whistler December 29, 2009 | Vancouver/Whistler | Read More
This week’s featured guide: Where to Stay in Whistler, by NileGuide’s Whistler Local Expert Natasha John. During the Winter 2010 Olympic Games, Vancouver and Whistler will be bustling with visitors from all over the globe. Many of Vancouver and Whistler’s well known vacation hot spots have...

Friday Link Love: Rio’s Olympic Victory, Gandhi, Canadian Rockies and more

Friday Link Love: Rio’s Olympic Victory, Gandhi, Canadian Rockies and more October 2, 2009 | Travel Tips | Read More
Lots of good stuff around the interwebs this week: It’s official, Rio de Janiero will host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games – beating out Madrid, Tokyo and Obama-backed Chicago. Check out the Huffington Post for coverage of stunned Chicagoans and take a look back at 40 Years of Summer Olympics...
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