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TripAdvisor Plot Thickens: Second Charges Filed

TripAdvisor Plot Thickens: Second Charges Filed



The review giant seems reeling these days with legal and PR woes from all directions.



In the latest plot development,…

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Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on November 10, 2011 at 3:28pm — 7 Comments

My Favorite City: Florence

Full Article with Pictures: Cruize Cast- Cruise Blog and Podcast



  On this cool morning in southern Alabama with no European trip on the immediate horizon, I am wishing I was in Florence. It…

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Added by Kaleigh Lay on November 10, 2011 at 2:49pm — 1 Comment

Gay Ireland: In the 21st Century, The Queerin' of the Green



A few short  weeks ago, I was transfixed and pleasantly taken aback by the spectacle of Ireland's prime minister Enda Kenny slamming the Catholic Church for encouraging and covering up pedophile priests for…

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Added by Dave Acton on November 9, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Iceland: Life on the Brink



Iceland: Life on the Brink





Icelanders live on the edge.



In 1783 the Laki Volcano  in this glacier-covered country erupted in a violent and…

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Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on November 8, 2011 at 8:15am — 6 Comments

All the Comforts of Home in Cusco: Staying at La Casona

by Emily Guilmette
One of our all-time favorite hotels in the entirety of South America is Inkaterra's La Casona! I recently had the pleasure of spending an evening there and wanted to take this opportunity to tell you why it's so special.



First, you come upon La Casona, tucked away in one of Cusco's prettiest plazas, up the hill…
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Added by Kuoda Travel on November 8, 2011 at 7:39am — No Comments

Tour de France 2012: Eyeing the Yellow

The quest for next year’s Yellow Jersey is going to be one steep ride.



It seems like just yesterday 34-year-old Cadel Evans assumed the highest step on the podium on the Champs-Elysees, becoming the first Australian to win the 2011 Tour de France title.



However, the Tour’s 99th edition just got one step closer after the announcement of the race’s 2012 routes at the convention center in Paris. The 2012 Tour de France will bring fiercer mountain climbs and longer time…

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Added by Jean Dabrowski on November 7, 2011 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Problems with Hotel Booking Engine Agoda.com and How They Were Fixed

I've been a big fan of Priceline and especially their company Booking.com.I assumed since Agoda was owned by Priceline too, it would be good as well.



Agoda is based in Asia, but now they list hotels all over the world like the other booking sites.



I recently booked two hotels in the EWR area of Newark NJ.First because they were a little cheaper and second because I wanted to get some more experience with them, since I'm going to travel in Asia more in the coming years and… Continue

Added by Travel Rob on November 6, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

A Short Ode to Mexico's Modest Mérida



More than a few vacationers staying at coastal resorts on the Riviera Maya or Cancun do venture into the interior of the Yucatan peninsula, but for the most part it’s on day trips or overnighters to world-famous Maya ruins such as…

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Added by David Paul Appell on November 5, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Why Is Hotel Web Content so Boring?



Why Is Hotel Web Content so Boring?



There was an interesting round table  discussion recently sponsored by visual content management powerhouse, VFM Leonardo  .



The basic question the panel was asked to consider… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on November 4, 2011 at 3:33pm — 2 Comments

Visiting New York City While Staying in Newark, New Jersey

I stayed at the Best Western Robert Treat hotel and did the commute by Path to WTC and also New Jersey Transit train Penn to Penn station.The Path trains run all night and the New Jersey transit trains stop at 1am.I was really amazed how fast and cheap those connections are.



What I noticed is the hotel was full of European budget travelers doing the same exact thing.The hotels offer free shuttle service from EWR and to Penn Station, Newark around the clock,so people don't need to… Continue

Added by Travel Rob on November 3, 2011 at 11:01am — 11 Comments

Kites of Sumpango

Small town near Guatemala City and Antigua lives for the Festival of gigantic kites. This tradition exists in some parts of Guatemala for a long time now. To be there on Day of the dead is quite a unique experience...

Idea to make gigantic kite, more than twenty meters in diameter that will never fly may sound crazy. But, when you come to the festival, it seems so logical and nice; colors, pictures and messages that can be seen on every single one of the kites exhibited here create…

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Added by Mladen Postruznik on November 2, 2011 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Pink Point Buenos Aires Enters Second Year of Service To LGBT Visitors

                                                 Patricia and Erik From Pink Point, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

By Roy Heale

After the successful inaugural year for Pink Point Buenos Aires plans are now underway for the second year of operations. Pink Point is now the Official…

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Added by Roy Heale on November 1, 2011 at 4:44pm — No Comments

What Makes a Good Cruise Review?

Cruize Cast: Cruise Blog

Today, I was inspired by a blog post on MeetOnCruise.com http://meetoncruise.com/blog/who-wrote-that-cruise-review to write almost a… Continue

Added by Kaleigh Lay on November 1, 2011 at 3:12pm — No Comments

When (and Why) Do We Share Travel Information?



When (and why) Do We Share Travel Information?



We recently did an article  on why social media mavens don’t use their social media accounts to complain about… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on October 31, 2011 at 3:07pm — 3 Comments

Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, San José, Costa Rica

San José downtown is known for many features, offering different options for its visitors. The museums and National Theatre make up some of the most important attractions in the area.



Right in the downtown within walking distance you can find three different museums; one of them is the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum.



The Pre-Columbian Gold Museum exhibits an… Continue

Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on October 31, 2011 at 12:18pm — 2 Comments

Saving Money While Volunteering Abroad

 "If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting."

- Benjamin Franklin 



Many volunteers do not go abroad with an aim of over spending their hard earned cash, for many it is a chance to give back to society and many a case to those less fortunate than themselves. As much as one would like to enjoy their experience while in a foreign country, a situation may arise where you may need to save and budgeted as such. A number of tips are provided…

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Added by Zablon Mukuba on October 31, 2011 at 11:02am — 1 Comment

Canyoning in Nepal

Canyoning, also known as canyoneering in some parts of the world, is the adventurous act of traveling through steep and narrow canyons using a variety of techniques that can include walking, scrambling, jumping, abseiling, wading, or swimming and climbing waterfalls through steep canyon walls to deep pools.. Canyoneers usually differentiate between technical and nontechnical canyoneering. Where…

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Added by Yentra Nepal on October 30, 2011 at 10:07am — No Comments

San Gimignano Tips

Located off the beaten path in central Tuscany, Italy, one of the most popular tourist spots is San Gimignano.  Known for it towers, its a great day spot to see.  The shopping it rather insignificant. You won't find anything unique rather its on touristy cheesy stuff so save your pennies.  The tower offers a…

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Added by Paul Anthony Rogers on October 30, 2011 at 9:46am — No Comments

Arribada! Saving the Turtles in Costa Rica

Close to our Spanish school in Samara, turtles are making their way to lay their eggs in Ostional, Costa Rica, a phenomenon known in Spanish as "arribada" or a mass emergence from the ocean.  Thousands of "tortugas lora," or olive ridley turtles nest here each year in the refuge that was created in 1984. …

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Added by Intercultura Language School on October 29, 2011 at 10:14am — No Comments

In November, a Women's "Paradise in Puerto Rico"

Enchanting paradise

by Heather Cassell

Published: Ocotber 3, 2011

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Added by Girls That Roam on October 29, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments

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