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Las Vegas is expecting a record 320,000+ out-of-town guests for New Year's Eve parties. Las Vegas will fill its 150,189 hotel rooms on New Year's Eve, Sam's Town RV Park also…Continue
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Five cardinal rules of travel
When traveling, especially with one or more people, there are certain rules that one should keep in mind. It makes travel easier and causes less angst.
SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING NEWS FOR PARK CITY RESORTS
You can click here to see why Park City -- which includes Deer Valley, The Canyons, and Park City Mountain Resort -- might be America's best ski destination even without this season's additions and improvements. Then scroll down to see…Continue
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Learn to cook New Orleans cuisine
Take a cooking class at the New Orleans Cooking Experience to learn about the wonders of the Louisiana food. They offer cooking vacations, half-day, private and special event classes to visitors and local New Orleanians. The highly personalized classes focus on authentic Creole cooking. Regular classes are limited to ten, and include instruction, recipes, wines and conclude with a multi-course…Continue
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What to do in La Jolla, California? The most popular free activity in the village - especially if you're traveling with kids - is visiting the seals at The Children's Pool. The…Continue
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Starbucks. It seems every civilized place on the planet has at least one.
On any continent they are all exactly alike. The only difference is the décor on the mugs. I consider them collectibles. I have no more room on the shelves in my kitchen for them, but I still buy one wherever I go. In fact, I am a bit annoyed if the city I am in (Nairobi, Kathmandu) does not have a Starbucks.
Before I travel, I Google the location of the Starbucks in the destination city. Not only…Continue
With an endeavor to revive Hinduism, the great Hindu reformer Adi Shankaracharya founded the Chardham Yatra during the 8th century AD. The name “Char Dham” rightfully refers to four abodes of the Almighty, namely Gangotri, representing Ganga-the godess of power, Kedarnath depicting the dwelling of Lord Shiva, Badrinath symbolizing the home of Lord Vishnu and Yamnotri signifying the godess of strength Yamuna. Housed at the Himalayan base of Garhwal (Uttaranchal), all the aforesaid locations…Continue
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A great recipe for the gourmand. Head to La Truffe Sauvage in Lake Charles, Louisiana for a world-class dinner served with wine from their large international collection. Try one of Chef Mohamed Chettouh's specialties – Stuffed Pheasant Breast. He is gracious enough to share his recipe.
2 whole pheasant 3 pound each
1 cup julienne leek, blanched
1 cup julienne fennel, blanched
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The ground roars and trembles, tipping the surging crowd down the narrow escalators. The train to Guangzhou rumbles into Hong Kong station. We obstinately hold our ground and move steadily towards our cabin. The uniformed woman gestures irritably. ‘Upstairs’, she says.
I, personally, am anything but irritable. Upstairs. And…
Cape Town has developed into a glitzy city since Apartheid and the fall in flight prices, thanks to the World Cup, makes this the biggest holiday destination in southern Africa. When your plane comes in over the city, it is impossible not to be captivated by Table Mountain that forms the area’s perpetual backdrop. The Mother City (so called because it is the first colonised city in Africa) is built in the valley of an…Continue
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La Fortuna, home of the very popular and stunning Arenal Volcano. I arrived on a Thursday and left the next day, even though it was a quick trip, I truly enjoyed it.
I left San Jose in the…Continue
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Stay at a Peninsula hotel where Rolls-Royce Phantoms rule
The Peninsula family of hotels, of which the Hong…Continue
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The image held in the minds of most individuals as they visualize the influx of settlers into Kansas territory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries probably resembles something along the lines of the opening 45 seconds of the 1970s television series Little House on the Prairie. Although the TV show was set in Minnesota, the image remains of a smiling, happy, eager family traveling by covered wagon to a…Continue
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For generations on Christmas Eve, the bells from atop the Church of the Nativity have signaled the start of the Christmas Day celebration. Located in Israel south of Jerusalem, the Church of the Nativity is above the cave where the Jesus was born. The Door of Humanity, by which people enter the church, is so low that everyone must bow to enter. It was lowered from the original door during Ottoman times so that horsemen would have to dismount before entering the holy place. The Grotto of the…Continue
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Dieses Highlight sollte man auf keinen Fall verpassen. Die costaricanischen Stierkämpfe in Playa…Continue
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In Bethlehem, Israel, beneath the Church of the Nativity is the Grotto of the Nativity, where Jesus was born. The rectangular cavern beneath the church is entered by a flight of steps near the church altar. The cave has been honored as the site of Christ's birth…Continue
Added by Sandra & John Scott on December 24, 2011 at 10:25am — No Comments
How We Make Travel Decisions
At some point or other someone is always gazing into a crystal ball predicting the future of the travel industry
It's understandable given the tremendous impact, say, mobile has had in the travel space, or the daily emergence of new sites that…