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 Danny Solano Alvarez 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 —
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 Danny Solano Alvarez 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 —
Did you know that booking a cruise with a cruise expert could save you time and money? I recently worked with Jamie Erdman and learned a lot about cruises from a real expert. Continue
Jamie is the Brand Manager of DiscountCruises.com, a website dedicated to cruise travel. She shared her knowledge and tips and told me that there's a cruise line and a cruise…
Added by Karen Sperling on September 19, 2012 at 11:10am —
Saengerfest Park at 2302 Strand in downtown Galveston is a great meeting place for Galveston residents and visitors. George Mitchell and Mitchell Historic Properties developed the small urban park as the centerpiece of its downtown holdings and, while privately owned, the park is open to the public daily, year round. The park is known for its giant chess set, London-style phone booth and a large compass on one corner. With a central location in the heart of the Strand… Continue
Added by Sarah Harano on September 19, 2012 at 8:11am —
The 60th San Sebastián International Film Festival will take place September 21 to 29 in Spain's northern Basque region. The primary focus of Spain’s A-list festival is to serve as a showcase for each year's most innovative films. The festival seeks to… Continue
Added by Debbie Rodriguez on September 18, 2012 at 9:24pm —
Or what every frequently-flying woman, and bride going on her honeymoon, needs to know about staying healthy and fit in the air. Continue
If travel had a diva....someone who embodied the talent of looking great while facing the…
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on September 18, 2012 at 12:22pm —
Blue Angels over the Golden Gate Bridge brings Fleet Week to Life
Blue Angels over the Golden Gate Bridge brings Fleet Week to Life
As a native San Franciscan I just love the month of October in the "city by the bay." As many a local and tourist can attest to, San Francisco can be a bit overcast, windy and even cold on the 4th of July. But not… Continue
Added by Nicholas Kontis on September 17, 2012 at 5:30pm —
Sometimes called the “Hawaii of Latin American surfing,” Costa Rica is positively one of the world’s top surfing destinations.Add up warm water, consistent surf year-round, over 700 miles of coastline between both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts, literally thousands of beach breakswith easy access, and friendly people, and you get paradise! Costa Rica’s irresistible extra plus is all of the other travel perks like active… Continue
Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on September 15, 2012 at 3:50pm —
I was a longtime New Yorker and am now a Miamian, but on my most recent visit to Chicago this summer I rediscovered that despite its cold winters, there are some things that the Windy City does better than either of them. And now, since Halloween 2011, Chi-town’s also the first city in North America to boast an outpost of the… Continue
Added by David Paul Appell on September 15, 2012 at 11:00am —
Frontier is making you an offer you can't refuse.
Today, the Denver-based airline announced a series of new "improvements" (to use the airline's language) that are only available to flyers who book directly on the carrier's website, the just-unveiled FlyFrontier.com. These include advanced seating assignments and unrestricted frequent-flyer mile credits. Frontier is… Continue
Added by SmarterTravel on September 14, 2012 at 4:05pm —
Oktoberfest will take place for the 179th time and rock & roll Munich for almost 3 weeks. The beer feast will begin on 22 September and run till 7 October this year. The city will change into a folk festival with people wearing traditional Bavarian outfits… Continue
Added by Auto Europe on June 28, 2016 at 9:00am —