150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CIVIL WAR: DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT
The 150th anniversary of the American Civil War began April 12, but for many of us who are… Continue
Added by Ed Wetschler on May 23, 2011 at 8:30pm —
Absurd Restaurant Attitudes
It started when we stopped at a seemingly authentic seafood restaurant on an authentic stretch of Atlantic coastline.
The special was twin lobsters for a reasonable price.
We ordered those and some other stuff, and when the two… Continue
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on May 23, 2011 at 5:11pm —
Read on to learn more about Tamil Nadu tourism and information tips in southern India:
Money Transfer: In Tamil Nadu you can make use of instant money transfer facilities through national and international banks such as Bank of India, Canara Bank, HDFC Bank, IDBI Bank, Indian Bank, ICICI Bank, Indian Overseas Bank and State Bank of India.… Continue
Added by Lonely Planet on May 23, 2011 at 9:44am —
Yesterday was a special occasion for me – no, not so much the Rapture but a relationship anniversary – though I will admit that in a bizarre way all that ruckus had made me feel like flying up to my old and still occasional New York City stomping grounds to camp it up with Harold… Continue
Added by David Paul Appell on May 22, 2011 at 4:30pm —
This is a small soda lake on the floor of the Great Rift Valley laying in between the other well known lakes like Naivasha and Nakuru. The Lake was designated as a ramsar site in 2005 and is also an important bird area with the lake boa sting of around 450 species of birds. Its famed to be the only breeding ground for the white pelicans in the East African region.
The landscape around the lake shows evidence of past volcanic activity including some hotsprings on the southern… Continue
Added by Oasis Adventures and Camps Ltd on May 21, 2011 at 11:34am —
A young girl dancing at the Sunday Night market in Chiang Mai
This is my third trip to the second biggest city in Thailand. In a small way I have become a local. The baristas at Starbucks remember my name. They also remember not to ask me if I want yak milk when I order a black coffee. The owner of my… Continue
Added by Forrest Walker on May 21, 2011 at 10:04am —
Thanks to our sunny weather, our mix of many cultures and the availability of large parking lots, Miami has passionately embraced the food truck phenomenon. From single trucks that park next to an office building, to giant cuisine caravans that gather in public parking lots, food trucks are now a permanent part of the Miami landscape.
The menus are as varied as Miami’s local… Continue
Added by Carolyn Keating on May 20, 2011 at 3:17pm —
Let me introduce you to another type of exciting accommodation: the "Star Beds" of the Loisaba Wilderness
eco-resort in northeastern Kenya.
The two sets of Star Beds are unique to Loisaba. The first and original set is located among a kopje of rocks in one of… Continue
Added by Rosebell Mugambi on May 20, 2011 at 10:25am —
DiveCaching-The New Underwater Treasure Hunt Game
This is a great industry.
We do a piece on Geocaching, the fun, GPS-driven hunt for hidden treasure (“the cache”).
Then the… Continue
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on May 19, 2011 at 6:19pm —
The authorised tourism body of Uganda has decreased the price tag on a gorilla permit to help entice more tourists to the nation which has half of the mountain gorillas left in the whole world.
The Uganda Wildlife Authority has consequently reduced the fees from $500 to $350 per permit for each gorilla safari
trek. This has been done at a time when two new gorilla families have been introduced in the Bwindi Impenetrable… Continue
Added by Richard Dickson on May 19, 2011 at 4:37pm —
Where to next?
I have a new bucket list item. Someday, someone, anyone, anywhere will pay me to be a travel writer. As long as it is in English, I really do not care if the assignment is to report on the mating habits of Fiji islanders, or to cover the efforts of the DOD to clean up Christmas Island after… Continue
Added by Forrest Walker on May 19, 2011 at 9:45am —
Forests in India treasures abundance of wildlife breed that additionally abode civic parks in India. Wildlife tourism offers accomplished befalling to appointment abundant array of animals in India including tiger, Indian peacock, cobra snake, Asiatic lion, bobcat etc and endless cardinal of aerial species.
Periyar National Park
Nestled in the ranges… Continue
Added by Lonely Planet on May 19, 2011 at 3:32am —
On my second trip to Berlin
, I wanted anything but the typical tourist experience. I had hoped, without spending hours researching, to explore Germany’s capital city
like an insider. …
Added by Jean Dabrowski on May 18, 2011 at 6:34pm —
No less than 15 Michelin stars
now shine in the Vaucluse
, which makes it the most "starred"
department in France (in relation to the number of inhabitants) and 5 new "Bib Gourmands"
have been granted to establishments that offer their clientele tasty cuisine… Continue
Added by Jean Dabrowski on May 18, 2011 at 6:00pm —
In various parts of the world — and nowhere more than in northern Europe — summertime’s fondly considered a bright and cheery idyll, tailor-made for vacations and good vibrations in general. It’d been a long time since I’d been to Scandinavia in summer, and on my recent visit to Finland, I… Continue
Added by David Paul Appell on May 17, 2011 at 7:30am —
Nakations: Nude Travel is Big Business Continue
How likely are you to go to a nude beach or clothes optional one, and strip?
For a country settled by humorless and uptight Puritans, a surprising 49% of Americans said they would do it.
Another 19% were…
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on May 16, 2011 at 5:26pm —
Riding a motorbike from the North to the South of Vietnam was an amazing experience. Now, while I didn’t ride the motorcycle on myself (Anthony did an amazing job!) it is still something that will remain with me for the rest of my life.
Each day we…
Added by Active Travel Asia on May 15, 2011 at 11:48pm —
Formed at the convergence of the famous Mekong and Kahn rivers in Laos, the town of Luang Prabang is the archetypal product of when colonial and traditional architecture collide. Groomed in pristine fashion, one would think he is the first to discover this exotic… Continue
Added by Active Travel Asia on May 13, 2011 at 11:30pm —
Vietnam offers a variety of luxury hotels, resorts, and villas.… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Hansen on May 13, 2011 at 4:53pm —
Have you ever watched a movie and remembered more about the film’s location than the actual plot? Us too. Film has long inspired viewers that’s why we’ve listed some movies that might be worth a watch before you go. So yes if you are looking for some “wow, I want to go there”-inspiration, here’s a list for you.
Added by Velimira Velikova on May 13, 2011 at 9:57am —