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Travel Like a Local: Roller Coasters on Coney Island, Rubber Duck Races in Boulder, and more

Travel Like a Local: Roller Coasters on Coney Island, Rubber Duck Races in Boulder, and more May 28, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
The last weekend in May means sun in most places (though not Calgary, AB, where they’re expecting record snowfall. Brrr!), a road-trip and/or an extra day to do nothing at all if you’re in the US, and the warm, cuddly knowledge that summer is just around the corner. For those of you still...

Travel Like a Local: Beer in Copenhagen, Shepard Fairey in NYC, Hiking in Lake Tahoe

Travel Like a Local: Beer in Copenhagen, Shepard Fairey in NYC, Hiking in Lake Tahoe May 7, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
We’re one week down in May, and our Local Experts are out and about! Local Expert Julie in the Florida Keys “The Florida Keys are not within the projected impact area in official near-term forecast models.” - Latest Advisory from the Florida Keys and the Gulf Oil Spill Local Expert...

Urban Exploration: Hidden Cities, Off-Limits Sites

Urban Exploration: Hidden Cities, Off-Limits Sites May 6, 2010 | Around the World, Featured | Read More
Indiana Jones pounded through a library floor to head under Venice in his search for the holy grail; Haruki Murakami’s book, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, takes place largely in an anachronistic sewer network under Tokyo; the Bat Cave can be found under Wayne Manor. However you look...

Like John Candy On Acid: 15 Far Out Volcanic Detours on Boats, Trains, and Automobiles

Like John Candy On Acid: 15 Far Out Volcanic Detours on Boats, Trains, and Automobiles April 23, 2010 | Celebrity Travel, Europe, Travel News | Read More
“It’s like John Candy on acid,” a spokesman for Virgin Group Ltd. said, referring to “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” the 1987 film in which the late Mr. Candy and Steve Martin play stranded travelers trying to make it home for Thanksgiving. While volcanic ash shut down...

Travel Like a Local: Mixed Martial Arts in Shanghai, Tap Water in NYC, Philly Cheesesteaks

Travel Like a Local: Mixed Martial Arts in Shanghai, Tap Water in NYC, Philly Cheesesteaks April 16, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
Taxes are finished, the weekend’s here, and it’s time to check in with our fabulous international Local Experts! In case you didn’t hear, we were pretty excited to announce the creation of the Local Expert Blog Network yesterday, after weeks of teasing you with these excerpts every...

Travel Like a Local: Easter in Rome, All-American Roads in Florida, Perth Zoos Kick the Habit

Travel Like a Local: Easter in Rome, All-American Roads in Florida, Perth Zoos Kick the Habit April 2, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
As we wrapped up March, our Local Experts were busy across the globe finding Local tidbits and tips to help you make the most of the trip you’re going to take (or are dreaming to go on soon). Here are our Top 10 thoughts from our team of Local Experts around the world. Meaghan in San Diego “…...

Travel Like a Local: From London to the OC, featuring Woody Allen, Kangaroos, and Martinis

Travel Like a Local: From London to the OC, featuring Woody Allen, Kangaroos, and Martinis March 26, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
Another week, another seven days of insight from our merry band of Local Experts from all over the world! This week, we explore river-riding, old-world architecture, and martinis, while remaining aware of your pocketbook and your carbon footprint. Onwards, to Local Flavor! Erin, our Local Expert in London,...

At Sea: Why NileGuide is the Perfect Cruise Companion

At Sea: Why NileGuide is the Perfect Cruise Companion March 12, 2010 | Barcelona, Italy, Spain | Read More
Cruises are the ultimate exercise in worry-free travel… that is, until you stop at a port of call and find yourself in need of plans for an entire day in a city you have no idea what to do in.  What are the options? You could buy a separate guide book for every port of call: an expensive and heavy...

Top 10 World’s Creepiest Cemeteries

Top 10 World’s Creepiest Cemeteries October 22, 2009 | Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
It may sound a bit morbid, but visiting local cemeteries on your next traveling adventure is a sightseeing trip not to pass up. Cemeteries can be incredibly beautiful, chock full of their city’s history, and offer the chance for paranormal encounters to really get you in the mood for Halloween....

Travel Jitters – Coffee Culture Around the Globe

Travel Jitters – Coffee Culture Around the Globe September 7, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
Asking someone about the best place to get a cup of coffee while traveling can be a perilous venture. For every coffee lover, which a great deal of people consider themselves to be, there are a thousand stories of coffee abroad, from intimate Parisian cafes to grabbing a cup ‘o joe before riding the...
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