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Incarcer-Vacations: 11 Prisons-Turned-Hotels

Incarcer-Vacations: 11 Prisons-Turned-Hotels October 30, 2010 | Culture/History, Featured, Offbeat | Read More
Anyone with even a slight appreciation of irony would enjoy knowing that hellish prisons around the world, closed down because of overcrowding and human-rights abuse, have reopened as posh hotels and kitschy hostels. Although it does merit a good chuckle, if you think about it the conversions totally...

Travel Like a Local: Find the Places You’ve Never Heard Of

Travel Like a Local: Find the Places You’ve Never Heard Of August 20, 2010 | Around the World, Travel Tips | Read More
It’s that time again when we challenge our worldwide network of Local Experts to give us their most specific, über-relevant on-the-ground travel advice. It’s the Local Expert Challenge! This week, we challenged our experts to betray their local loyalties and spill the beans on some of their...

Where in the World are iPads Cheapest?

Where in the World are iPads Cheapest? May 13, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The first customers outside the United States will be receiving iPads on May 28 (but if you live outside the U.S. and haven’t pre-ordered one, the earliest they can ship you one is now June 7th).  To help compare iPad prices including tariffs and taxes, Wired.com has found an Italian tech blog...

Canada Plans 65-Foot Stanley Cup Monument In Ottawa

Canada Plans 65-Foot Stanley Cup Monument In Ottawa May 2, 2010 | Canada, Travel News | Read More
Washington, D.C. has the 555-foot Washington Monument.  If Canada’s National Capital Commission has its way, Ottawa will have a 65-foot monument to the Stanley Cup, the trophy that has been awarded annually to hockey champions since 1892.  The planned monument has been endorsed by the federal...
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