Articles Tagged ‘summer’

Postcard Perfect: Summer’s Not Over!

Postcard Perfect: Summer’s Not Over! August 10, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Summer’s not over yet! You’ve got five more weeks to make the most of the season, so get out there and swim, pop a tent and build a campfire, kayak your local river, or grab a hula hoop! (Photo: John Dissed). A woman hula hoops in Eugene, Oregon. Need some summer travel ideas? Check NileGuide’s...

8 Cool Swimmin’ Holes for Hot Summer Days

8 Cool Swimmin’ Holes for Hot Summer Days May 23, 2012 | Featured | Read More
The best North American swimming holes.

Smokers, Speedos, And The Deep Blue Sea – 2010 Beach Etiquette

Smokers, Speedos, And The Deep Blue Sea – 2010 Beach Etiquette July 6, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Ah, etiquette. The unspoken rules that automatically apply to every member of a society, the glue that keeps us in line and in check. We learned it at the dinner table as children, and now we may need to get up to speed on the rules that will apply to us this summer as we pack our bags, fuel our cars...

Still Making 4th of July Plans? How About Skiiing?

Still Making 4th of July Plans? How About Skiiing? June 24, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Now that the USA has officially crossed over into the warm months of Summer, Americans are spending most of their time making sandcastles, not snowballs. Skiing and snowboarding are still half a year away as far as most Americans are concerned… unless you’re making some late June plans to...

Stonehenge Greeted By Summer Solstice Visitors

Stonehenge Greeted By Summer Solstice Visitors June 22, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
For the first time since 2003, visitors rising early on the morning of the summer solstice were greeted by the striking sun rising among the ancient ruins of Stonehenge, deep in the English country. The location is a local favorite, and each year, it is blessed with thousands who arrive before the sun...

Full Flights and High Fares Do Not a Happy Summer Make

Full Flights and High Fares Do Not a Happy Summer Make June 11, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
For many people summer is synonymous with vacation. This typically rolls right into visions of exotic locales, endless cocktails, golden tans and new passport stamps. But the way things are shaping up, the route to this summer’s fling may be very complicated indeed. So let’s get the bad news out...

Flip-flops, Thongs, Pluggers, Double Pluggers, Toesies or Jandals: A Review

Flip-flops, Thongs, Pluggers, Double Pluggers, Toesies or Jandals: A Review June 10, 2010 | Gear Guide | Read More
Are you going to be on a boat this summer? What about at the beach? Do you live somewhere it ever gets hotter than 65 Fahrenheit  or like, 5 Celsius? Do you have toes? Do you enjoy not stepping on rocks, garbage and hypodermic needles? Then you should probably pick up a pair of flip flops. Especially,...

Europe a “Hot Ticket” This Summer. Really?

Europe a “Hot Ticket” This Summer. Really? May 21, 2010 | Europe | Read More
The results are in for yet another TripAdvisor survey: the travel website has dubbed Europe a “hot ticket for US travelers in 2010.” Among airline strikes, apocalyptic ash clouds, and economic turmoil in Greece, Portugal, and Spain (among others), it seems TripAdvisor might be a little out of touch....

Himalayan Peaks Now Open to Tourists

Himalayan Peaks Now Open to Tourists April 13, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
In a move that will undoubtedly be accompanied by great shock and excitement from tourists around the globe, the Indian government has just opened over 100 different Himalayan peaks to the general public, giving them the once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the high altitudes and diverse culture...