Articles by melodymoser

How to Ride Atlantic City’s Jitneys

How to Ride Atlantic City’s Jitneys August 25, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
If you spend any time in Atlantic City, you’re probably wondering what those little blue buses are that zip back and forth along Pacific Avenue.  They’re called Jitneys, and they’re a fast, easy way to get around the city. Meaning “nickel” in Old English, the word Jitney...

The Atlantic City Airshow Soars into Town

The Atlantic City Airshow Soars into Town August 23, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Work on your tan, take a dip in the ocean, and watch amazing aerial stunts overhead, all for free. On Wednesday, August 25th, from 10 am to 3 pm, enjoy  aerial acrobatics and heart-thudding performances up above at the Atlantic City Airshow.  In its eighth consecutive year, the free show is a highlight...

5 Helpful Guidebooks to the Jersey Shore

5 Helpful Guidebooks to the Jersey Shore August 23, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Even with the wealth of information available on the internet, I still like to have a good updated guidebook to the place I’m visiting to help me plan my trip.  For one thing, I enjoy reading the opinion of the guidebook authors, who are experts on their areas, and just as I do from reading websites...

What to Pack for a Summer Trip to the Jersey Shore

What to Pack for a Summer Trip to the Jersey Shore July 22, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Summer at the Jersey Shore can be tough on your body.  Between the salty sea water, the sun’s blazing rays, the miles of beach sand and the almost incessant humidity, you’ll want to add the following items to your suitcase to make your trip more enjoyable. Sunscreen If you’re planning...

Jersey Shore-Speak

Jersey Shore-Speak July 21, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
So you’ve come to the Jersey Shore, and you want to get around.  But how do you communicate with the natives?  Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  Here are some tips on how to sound like a native in record time. First, if you’re heading to the Jersey Shore, we say you’re...

Ecotourism at the Jersey Shore

Ecotourism at the Jersey Shore July 5, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
While many folks come to Atlantic City for the glittering lights and non-stop casino action, there are others who come to get back to nature.  Many people are naturalists and don’t even know it.  Think about it:  Did you walk the beach collecting shells as a child, or spend hours building sandcastles...

Jersey Shore Beaches: Which one to choose?

Jersey Shore Beaches:  Which one to choose? June 17, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
If you’re a new visitor to the Jersey Shore you might have a tough time knowing which beach to visit.  There are a few things to consider, such as the cost of parking, beach tags, and what there is to do nearby.  To help you make a decision, here is a roundup of the Jersey Shore beaches from...

The Jersey Shore $5 lunch

The Jersey Shore $5 lunch June 9, 2010 | Food | Read More
Are you looking for lunch at the Jersey Shore for $5.00 or less?  If you don’t count fast food, it’s not easy to find — but it can be done. While searching for the best lunch on the cheap, I tried out a few $5.00 lunches, and I have to say, Sugar Hill Sub & Deli on Somers Point...

Five Useful Websites for Planning your Trip to the Jersey Shore

Five Useful Websites for Planning your Trip to the Jersey Shore May 23, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
So you’ve decided you want to visit Atlantic City and the Jersey Shore.  You know you want to spend time in the casinos, but you’re not sure what else you want to do.  So how do you begin to plan your trip? Well, a good first resource are the Atlantic City pages here at NileGuide, where...

Book Release Party: The Diving Horse and the Magic Whistle

Book Release Party:  The Diving Horse and the Magic Whistle May 17, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Kids:  The high diving horse of Atlantic City is back — in the form of a book!  Grab your parents and come to the Quarter at Tropicana on Friday, May 28th, from 5:30 pm until 7 pm for the official launch party and book signing of The Diving Horse and the Magic Whistle.  Written by local author...