by Nellie Huang
It was his obsession with adventure that brought him to the interior of what was then known as Spanish Sahara, an overseas territory of Spain. In 1930, Michel Vieuchange,…
Added by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts on September 30, 2012 at 8:19am —
When one thinks of paradise, Panama has to be near the top of the list.
In the 90s Costa Rica fast became the chic eco destination for Americans, Canadians and Europeans. Many expats started buying land and relocating. In the last ten years, a new nirvana was discovered, Panama.
Countries with both beach and jungle are especially appealing. The world is full of small countries where you can view nature and perhaps surf in the same day. Panama fits the… Continue
Added by Nicholas Kontis on September 29, 2012 at 11:16am —
You didn't know that President Benjamin Harrison was from Indiana? That's okay; Indiana has sexier local heroes, celebrities whose very names make grown Hoosiers weep. Better yet, they feel compelled to honor their heroes in… Continue
Added by Ed Wetschler on September 28, 2012 at 3:28pm —
by blogger BertBo
We had booked a 3-day trip through Halong Bay with Indochina Sails
on board of their Indochina Sails 1 or 2 and we stayed in two superior rooms. A good mid size boat with in total 15 cabins.
It was GREAT ! …
Added by Indochina Sails on September 28, 2012 at 9:57am —
Fall is a beautiful time along New York St’s Hudson River. Plan a Columbus Dayate weekend at the historic hotel high above the Hudson. Savor the spectacular fall foliage as you boat, hike, take a carriage ride, mountain bike, play golf, or simply sit back and relax while savoring the view. The air is crisp,… Continue
Added by Sandra & John Scott on September 27, 2012 at 3:01pm —
You have got to go here...Funky Seattle, Wash.
Are you visiting Seattle? I have a mini blog just for you! Here are three funky places in Seattle that you may have not thought about visiting, but they are a must!
1. Volunteer Park
Why? Lush green lawns, beautiful flowers, walking trails, history, museums, amazing views of the city - need I say more?…
Added by Crystal Wishart on September 27, 2012 at 11:28am —
When our boat sailed into Patmos, we used the harbour at Grykos, rather than the main harbour at Skala. We shared the jetty with the Old Fisherman. The crew of our boat said that he was almost always there, patiently sitting in his little red boat, mending his nets. When he was out fishing, you know… Continue
Added by Keith Kellett on September 26, 2012 at 2:27pm —
The year was 1998. There was a very small flow of visitors coming to Costa Rica, about 100,000 according to the official numbers. A decade later, that number has increased up to 2 million tourists per year. This $1.9 billion industry is mainly based on Eco-tourism and has been driven by the green buzzword.
As congested… Continue
Added by Andres on September 26, 2012 at 10:26am —
In a previous post, New Media Travel asked “Why Is Hotel Content So Boring?” Continue
The point was that hotels, airlines, and often the entire travel industry, are inclined to present…
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on September 25, 2012 at 1:30pm —
Preparing the first chapter of our new e-book, Golden State Eating, we did much first hand research. It's a tough job...I know...hitting bars from Sacramento to San Diego, searching for the perfect margarita, but someone's got to do it.
Along the way, we've had some pretty unspectacular versions. I swear, the… Continue
Added by Darryl Musick on September 25, 2012 at 8:31am —
I often miss the delightful ignorance of childhood, when the most important things in life were the simple pleasures of life itself. We keep those memories somewhere in the archives of our brains, to be brought out occasionally by specific triggers such as smell and sound. Our childhood friends were the best we ever had. Most of us have people we take for granted, they’re called “parents”. It’s almost expected of that ignorance to limit our ability to appreciate. But as we… Continue
Added by Tracy Kalmar on September 24, 2012 at 4:36pm —
You’ve no doubt been to or at least have heard about the Yucatan Peninsula’s wondrous Maya archaeological sites like Tulum, Chichen Itza, and Uxmal. But did you know that Mexico’s most famous beach…
Added by David Paul Appell on September 24, 2012 at 9:53am —
It’s not too often that one gets a chance to witness history. Friday, September 21, 2012 is a day that I will never forget. I got on my mountain bike and biked 17 miles to the Hollywood sign for a chance to witness history. The great Endeavour space shuttle bid us a…
Added by Nicholas Kontis on September 23, 2012 at 6:30pm —
por Cristóbal Ramírez
Hollywood la retrata como lugar de espías con microchips, políticos conchabados, guardaespaldas como armarios empotrados y conspiradores varios. ¿Miedo? Para nada. Relájese, porque la ficción no le hace justicia a Washington, la capital de Estados Unidos…
Added by Iberia Airlines on September 23, 2012 at 12:45pm —
Kayaking is one of the best adventurous water sports enjoyed all over the globe, and when you are planning a trip to California you have to visit these kayaking spots. It's a great experience for tourists, and you will enjoy the paddling sport. Here are the top kayaking spots in California.
Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe is one of the best places for kayaking. There are numerous tours offering services for those who want to paddle in Emerald Bay's calm pristine… Continue
Added by Joseph wedler on September 23, 2012 at 10:30am —
Poland is one of the countries where autumn plays beautifully with a landscape. If you are wondering where to spend your autumn holiday, Poland offers many gateways as well as cultural events… Continue
Added by Auto Europe on September 22, 2012 at 4:30pm —
Tired of the some old greasy burger, boring sandwich, and looking for something other than a pizza slice? Tired of antibiotic -fed chicken. Should you be in New York City's Greenwich Village, there is a unique food opportunity that is gaining fans from all walks of life, Sticky's Finger Joint.
What is… Continue
Added by Nicholas Kontis on September 22, 2012 at 8:30am —
Adventure beckons at the exceptional and exciting Hacienda Guachipelin Hotel in Costa Rica’s northern Pacific province of Guanacaste. Lying at the base of the active Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, Hacienda Guachipelin is a working horse and cattle ranch celebrating Guanacaste’s cowboy heritage in the heart of the savanna.… Continue
Added by Andres on September 21, 2012 at 2:38pm —
Sapa is one of the most tourist-attractive destinations in Vietnam, one that any visitor to this country should not miss. September to November is the best time to visit this marvelous town in Vietnam's northern mountainous Lao Cai province.
Followings are ten most attractive destinations in Sapa that you should not forget to fill in your trip:
1. Conquer the top of Fansipan Mountain - "The Roof of Indochina"
Added by Mary on September 20, 2012 at 4:52pm —
The Milton Hershey School in Hershey, Pennsylvania is in a class of its own. It all came about at the request of Kitty, Milton Hershey’s wife, to start a school for orphan boys. Unable to have children of their own they created the Hershey Industrial School for orphan boys in 1909. The school has grown through the years and changed to meet the needs of today’s world.
On a hill above the town of Hershey is Founders Hall which is impressive inside and out. The… Continue
Added by Sandra & John Scott on September 20, 2012 at 10:30am —