Articles Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

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...

Unruly Passenger Grounds Plane Headed For Tampa, Florida

Unruly Passenger Grounds Plane Headed For Tampa, Florida April 27, 2010 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Long trips take their toll on everyone’s nerves, and even the most seasoned passengers are not immune to the stresses that result from a long day of missed connections, delayed flights, and airport crowds. A certain Stanley Dwayne Sheffield, however, apparently took average anxiety to a whole new level...

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 “…...

New Reality Show Promises to Bring Sexy Back to Flying

New Reality Show Promises to Bring Sexy Back to Flying March 25, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Reality TV never ceases to amaze. Just when you begin to think the well’s finally run dry and there are no more professions, obsessions, match-making competitions, or D-list celebrities left to exploit, here comes a doozy. A doozy aimed at who else? The jaded traveler. Fly Girls follows the exploits...

Nominees for Top U.S. Chefs and Restaurants Announced: 2010 Beard Awards

Nominees for Top U.S. Chefs and Restaurants Announced: 2010 Beard Awards March 24, 2010 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
Everyone loves a good meal, with many vacations planned for the sole purpose of packing in as many top restaurants and delectable desserts as possible before the return flight home. (If you don’t believe me, check out foodnwinevacations.com) Elevated to mainstream status by reality shows like Top Chef,...

Weekend Reading: Around the Web with NileGuide

Weekend Reading: Around the Web with NileGuide January 22, 2010 | Around the Web, Travel News | Read More
It’s been a busy week here NileGuide, and since it’s rather soggy in San Francisco, we’ve had plenty of time to explore everything around the web. Here’s what the NileGuide crew has been reading over the past week. Business Manager Victoria read about $65 tours of Los Angeles’s Gangland in...

Get Canucked: Canadian Cuisine from LA to London

Get Canucked: Canadian Cuisine from LA to London January 4, 2010 | Canada, Food Lovers | Read More
As NileGuide’s in-office Canuck, I’m often asked what makes something Canadian, food-wise. While some may assume that Canadian munchies are inherently cold and polite, or that “Canadian Cuisine” is an oxymoron, 2010 may prove to be the year of the Great White Nosh. What is Canadian Cuisine? Think...

Friday Link Love: The World in Lego, Secret Travel Tips and more

Friday Link Love: The World in Lego, Secret Travel Tips and more November 20, 2009 | Around the Web | Read More
TGIF. Is the week before Thanksgiving always this long? Take a load off this weekend, and enjoy some of the interesting stuff going on around the travel web: How well do you know the flags of the world? Check out these 12 Awesome National Flags Made out of Food, from a basil, spaghetti and tomato Italy...

10 Festive Fall Drinks and Where to Sip Them

10 Festive Fall Drinks and Where to Sip Them November 9, 2009 | Around the World, Food Lovers, Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
The best thing about fall? It’s practically a requirement to start mixing, mulling, boiling, and brewing all our favorite nippy weather treats. Here are our top 10 favorites and where to find them: 1. Mulled Wine: Served in a Styrofoam cup or borrowed mug off the streets of Budapest or Prague...

Top 5 Food Blogs for Delicious Traveling

Top 5 Food Blogs for Delicious Traveling September 23, 2009 | Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
While in a foreign land who can resist the lure of a spicy aroma wafting from a restaurant? The beauty of exotic fruits ripening in the sun on the roadside? Or, if you live dangerously, the excitement of indiscriminate meat-products roasting for hours on end next to an open fire? Coupled with the...