Articles Tagged ‘pirates’

Weigh Anchor! Set Sail Toward Yonder Pirate Festivals

Weigh Anchor! Set Sail Toward Yonder Pirate Festivals October 2, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Ahoy! Did ye know that “Talk Like a Buccaneer Tide” be th’ unofficial kick-off fer a whole slew o’ shipmate-themed festivals an’ celebrations around th’ United States? If ye didna, we won`t keel haul ye fer yer ignorance on th’ matter, but we will tell ye...

Why Pirates are Better than Ninjas: A Definitive List

Why Pirates are Better than Ninjas: A Definitive List September 19, 2010 | Featured | Read More
At NileGuide we love pirates. Maybe not as much as this dude, but we still think they’re pretty freaking cool. They crave adventure, freedom, travel, and the lure of the open sea — essentially they’re just like us. Long before any sophomores quit college to hitchhike across Europe or...

8 Seventeenth Century Pirate Haunts Still Open for Business

8 Seventeenth Century Pirate Haunts Still Open for Business September 19, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Co-Authored by the well-traveled and decidedly debonair Zain Iqbal! Walk into any Halloween party this year and you’re sure to see a bountiful number of Cap’n Jack Sparrows and corseted pirate wenches. Although it’s unclear how historically accurate these costumes may be, there are...

Travel Like a Local: Scandinavian Soot, Rocking Out in Beijing, Obama the Turtle in Florida

Travel Like a Local: Scandinavian Soot, Rocking Out in Beijing, Obama the Turtle in Florida April 23, 2010 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
Wondering what’s going down in Vegas? Perplexed about the rock scene in Beijing? Dying to know about Georgia’s wine industry? Our team around the world has got you covered! Local Expert Lottie in Hawaii “The ideal pirate will be between 18-60 years of age, with noticeably unusual...