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Plan an Explosive Visit to Valencia, Spain

The Hottest Party in Spain.

Fires are burning all over Valencia. I cannot glimpse an intersection that is not ablaze. 



Bombaderos , firemen dressed in black turnout, stand by just waiting with tanker…

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Added by Jim DeLillo on September 5, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Seniors on the Move: Pageant of the Masters, Laguna Beach, California

by Maryann Virack         

 

My dad’s summer visits to California have often forced us to join in the “traipse of the tourists” visiting every theme park and attraction, including casinos, within driving distance.  Some have been extraordinary adventures; others much more ordinary. This year I opted for culture and a very different kind of destination. The Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach runs for one month in the summer…

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Added by maryann virack on September 5, 2011 at 10:08am — No Comments

Chico State Grad Heads Back To His College Roots

 

 Bear Hole, The Beauty of Upper Bidwell Park

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Added by Nicholas Kontis on September 5, 2011 at 9:08am — No Comments

Seniors on the Move: Hawaii

I've only begun to travel alone in the last few years. Major changes in the autumn of my life have forced me, not unwillingly, to embrace my independence. Once I wrote about family travel destinations and unique ways to save money and have a great time with your children. Now I find myself addressing the 'Baby Boomers". Just so you know I have decided to be a "Bloomer" not a Boomer! I feel as if my life has just begun to blossom. 

Life cannot get any better than spending a week in…

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Added by maryann virack on September 4, 2011 at 10:51am — No Comments

The Medieval Festival of Arezzo, Tuscany: An Important Part of the City's History

Hello everybody!!

Today I'm very excited because we are not so far from on of the most emotional and exceptional events of the year that we are going to live tomorrow in the afternoon at five p.m., the GIostra del Saracino (Joust of the Saracens).

By the way, last Sunday morning I was walking across the historic street ot our city center, I have been admired some beautiful medieval…

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Added by B&B Tarussio on September 3, 2011 at 12:21pm — 4 Comments

Baby Bloomer Adventures

I am not Samantha Brown, Andrew Zimmern or Tony Bourdain. I am Jersey.  I am a Baby Bloomer…64 years old, divorced, still teaching and just starting to blossom.

                In the last few years, I have gone sky-diving, zip lining, swimming in Mexican ceynotes, snorkeling coral reefs, kayaking, off-roading, swimming with dolphins and drinking Hurricanes on Bourbon Street. All for the very first time…and all alone!!!!

                I do not eat cow eyeballs or testicles, I…

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Added by maryann virack on September 3, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Extreme Adventure Camp in Turrialba, Costa Rica

The summer has almost finished and many memories were left behind. For some people it was the perfect time to relax at the poolside, enjoy the sun and warm weather, for some others was the chance to experience some new adventures and when I said ¨adventures¨ I really mean it.



Summer vacations are one of the most expected times of the year by teenagers and kids, because of so many reasons; great weather, leisure times and fun activities almost everywhere. The fact is; being off…

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Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on September 2, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Top 10 Spots to Taste the Real Oakland, California

 

700px-Heinold’s_First_and_Last_Chance_2007[1] I stumbled across a Facebook page  called, "You Know You're from Oakland If ..."

There were comments about all sorts of local trivia, long closed restaurants, streets that have undergone name changes ...

 

Reading all of those…

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Added by Michael Taylor on September 2, 2011 at 10:13am — 1 Comment

La Jolla California's Best Gym

Most travelers today want to maintain their work-out routine while they’re on vacation. If this includes you, head to the…

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Added by Elizabeth Hansen on September 1, 2011 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Florida's Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino a Marriage Made in Rock-and-Roll Heaven

Last week while I was on vacation in Florida, my sister treated my husband and me to a Brian Wilson Concert. Although Mr.Wilson shows his age, he still had the same voice I remember so well from my Beach Boys albums. He belted out his greatest hits for over two hours. It was a great concert and the…

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Added by Cara Bertoia on September 1, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Inn by the Sea: Fall on Cape Elizabeth, Maine

AUTUMN LEAVES, FESTIVALS, AND A PET-FRIENDLY RESORT

 

by Ed Wetschler

Hordes of fall foliage fans visit New England's…

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Added by Ed Wetschler on August 31, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Italy General Strike Next Week

Travel agents, travel planner, business travelers, tourists,

Are you aware Italy has a general strike set for Tuesday, September, 6. All Italian airlines, Italian airports, trains, public transportation in Rome, Naples, Turin, Florence and Bologna.

Most important if you have clients or you…

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Added by Penny Ciocchi on August 31, 2011 at 11:14am — No Comments

Honeymoons in Costa Rica: Santa Teresa Beach

How can we describe a honeymoon? There are some many words and ways to describe it, some people say is the most romantic experience of their lives, some others say is a holiday taken by the ¨just married¨ couples; the perfect chance to escape from everything and take a vacation. At the end of the day, it really does not matter how everyone describe it, the important part is that any couple would not want to miss this experience.…



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Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on August 31, 2011 at 10:06am — No Comments

Portugal’s Precious Port Wine Trail



Portugal’s Precious Port Wine Trail

 

The Port Wine Trail begins in the only place legally  authentic Port can begin, in  Oporto, Portugal’s second-largest city, and a three and a half hour train ride north from…

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Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on August 30, 2011 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Cinco consejos si vas en crucero en temporada de huracanes

¿Viajar o no en temporadas de huracanes? Con el nombre de Irene sonando en boca de todos y causando estragos en muchas ciudades norteamericanas, muchos piensan si vale la pena viajar en esta época.

Lo ocurrido en la temporada de este año, que aún no termina, nos recuerda que pueden haber desde cancelaciones de…

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Added by Raisa Rivas on August 28, 2011 at 1:28pm — No Comments

It's Harvest Time in Champagne!

 

The 2011 Champagne harvest has begun. With the combination of early flowering, low rain levels in the spring, and abundance of summer sun has led to one of the earliest picking seasons since 1822, the Champagne Bureau said…

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Added by Liz Palmer on August 27, 2011 at 10:50am — No Comments

The Curse of the Roaming Charge



The Curse of the Roaming Charge





Or, roaming charges can be dangerous to your health.



Heard the latest horror stories about travelers experiencing near-cardiac arrest when they get  the bill for roaming charges from their mobile… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on August 26, 2011 at 1:21pm — 2 Comments

Volunteering in Africa

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”

– Mark Twain 



Most volunteers who go abroad, like to volunteer in places where they feel they can make a difference. This is what makes volunteering abroad a noble choice for many. Apart from volunteer work, there are also a number of other things that one can do in these countries. Here we will look at a number of countries in Africa and what one can do while volunteering in these…

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Added by Zablon Mukuba on August 26, 2011 at 10:20am — No Comments

Highlights of Morocco

Vibrant colours and ancient culture, beautiful cities and endless golden beaches – a holiday in Morocco is definitely an exotic experience. Explore the country’s rich cultural history while staying with friends/family in some of the famous luxury boutique hotels or charming private luxury Moroccan riads. Unwind on breathtaking beaches, play a round at one of the many spectacular golf courses, get your adrenaline racing in North Africa’s adventure capital and more by planning…

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Added by Will Smith on August 25, 2011 at 9:06am — No Comments

Turkish Pop Music Heartthrob Tarkan Still Popping

German-born Tarkan Tevetoğlu, 37, has been compared to a cross between Turkey's Elvis and Michael Jackson in terms of his impact on his country’s pop music scene, and he’s achieved a measure of fame abroad, as well, particularly in Europe. The dude garners A-list coverage from Turkish media, of course, for almost everything he does, whether it’s verbal gaffes; groundbreakingly racy video scenes; temporary military draft-dodging; shilling for Pepsi-Cola; scary run-ins with the paparazzi; a…

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Added by Jose Balido on August 24, 2011 at 5:14pm — No Comments

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