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Postcard Perfect: Surfing with Dolphins in Santa Monica, California

Postcard Perfect: Surfing with Dolphins in Santa Monica, California February 9, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Just when we thought the idyllic beaches of Santa Monica couldn’t get any better, we saw this incredible shot. Just west of Los Angeles proper, Santa Monica boasts fantastic shopping (and people watching!) on the Third St. Promenade, pristine beaches, and a kitschy-cool boardwalk – making...

Teaching Dogs to Surf and Other Strange Travel Jobs

Teaching Dogs to Surf and Other Strange Travel Jobs July 5, 2011 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Although working in travel keeps us pretty busy, NileGuide employees can’t hold a candle to some of the quirkiest travel-industry jobs out there. Travel and Leisure posted a list of 12 of the strangest travel jobs, and here are a few of the highlights. The Altitude Adjuster in Hotel Madeline...

Surfing Safari: The World’s Most Unlikely Places To Catch A Wave, Year Round

Surfing Safari: The World’s Most Unlikely Places To Catch A Wave, Year Round October 16, 2010 | Featured | Read More
We know, we know – days getting shorter and a sudden reliance on your sweater drawer don’t exactly make one think of “surfing”. After all, what does a typical Google search for surfing destinations come up with? Surfing in Santa Cruz… surfing in Maui… surfing in Indonesia…...

Surf’s Up: Hawaii’s New Surf Reserves Protect Shores For Surfers and Beachgoers

Surf’s Up: Hawaii’s New Surf Reserves Protect Shores For Surfers and Beachgoers June 8, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Following the example first put forth by Australia, Hawaii governor Linda Lingle established Hawaii’s first two ‘Surfing Reserves’ this past week, after issuing her executive order in the face of the House of Representatives’ unexpected negation of the bill in May. A Reserve is only a Reserve...

Travel Like a Local: Carnivores in Rio, Football in Perth, Truffle Shuffles in Seattle

Travel Like a Local: Carnivores in Rio, Football in Perth, Truffle Shuffles in Seattle April 30, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
One of the joys of working for NileGuide is getting to see all of the wacky shenanigans our writing team is up to around the world. Elephants? Check! Meat Feast? Check! Anniversary of 80s moves that resides in the mind recesses of a generation? Double Check! Here’s how to Travel Like a Local, with...

Friday Link Love: Surfing in South Africa, Great Whites and Perilous Cliffs

Friday Link Love: Surfing in South Africa, Great Whites and Perilous Cliffs August 7, 2009 | Travel Tips | Read More
We’ve had a good run of Beach/Shark Week this week on the NileGuidance blog, and we weren’t the only ones to devote some coverage to Jaws, model-worthy beaches and the like. Check out these links for more: Africa Travel Blog’s post on Surfing in South Africa – Best Surf Spots...

Photo Friday: Beach Read

Photo Friday: Beach Read June 26, 2009 | Photo Friday, Sydney | Read More
In which NileGuide destination was this photo taken? Here’s a hint: this place is named for him but enjoyed by both… UPDATE 6/29: The photo was taken in Sydney at Manly Beach. Consisting of three sections, Queenscliff, North Steyne and South Steyne, Manly Beach is popular with both tourists...
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