Articles Tagged ‘water’

Bicycle Power to Clean Water for Those Who Need it Most

Bicycle Power to Clean Water for Those Who Need it Most March 15, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
What if there was a way to use the power of cycling to provide clean water for people who need it? Surprise: apparently, there is. As reported by planetgreen.com, a company called Nippon Basic is producing the Cycloclean, a bike with a built-in water purification system. From a quote on their website: 1,900,000...

Paris Trials Sparkling Fountain Water In Efforts To Lower Bottled Water Consumption

Paris Trials Sparkling Fountain Water In Efforts To Lower Bottled Water Consumption October 6, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
What do you get when you cross fountain water and carbon dioxide? Fizzy fountain water! Okay, terrible joke. But it’s no joke in Paris. In an effort to get Parisians off bottled water — of which the French are the world’s eighth biggest consumers — publicly owned water company...

Tourists Arrested for Skinny Dipping

Tourists Arrested for Skinny Dipping June 3, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Oops. Two Irish tourists decided to take a spur of the moment dip in the Sydney Harbor…in the nude. The duo, aged 20 and 24, were waiting to catch a ferry when they stripped down to their skivvies and plunged into the water. They took the scenic route around the Sydney Harbor, stopping by the Sydney...

How to Cure the Common Hangover

How to Cure the Common Hangover March 18, 2010 | Gear Guide | Read More
People travel for adventure, business, honeymoons, romance, bro-mance, girls weekends…and a shocking number of those trips involve alcohol.  Chances are at some point during your trip (if of the legal drinking age, of course), there will be a swim-up bar, a casino, a local pub with hooligans singing...

From Old School to Hardcore: A Review of Water Bottles

From Old School to Hardcore: A Review of Water Bottles January 8, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Alexi is a resident gear junkie at NileGuide. Have a question about travel gear? Shoot the gear junkies an email at gearjunkies@nileguide.com. A good water bottle is essential when it comes to traveling. Read on for reviews of the best (and worst) choices for on-the-go hydration: 1. Old School: The...