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Rajasthan, the land of the Rajputana dynasty and its heritage treasures, has attracted a tremendous number visitors to its vast and scintillating sights for memorable holidays. This land of princes and maharajas has many luxurious and opulent things to offer from eloquent palaces to majestic forts and monuments, from the faraway Aravali Hills to goosebump-inducing wilderness amidst lush foliage and the vibrant fairs and festivals - all part of the essential tableau of…Continue
Added by Shubhanshi Aggarwal on December 22, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
From November 9 to 11, 2012, a trio of leading family travel "influencers" ushered in their annual Family Travel Conference, http://www.familytravelconference.com/ a gathering of passionate, talented and savvy family travel bloggers…Continue
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on December 21, 2012 at 11:47am — No Comments
When George Lucas first created the Star Wars trilogy, he likely never never imagined that the films, set in Tunisia, would draw in thousands of fans yearly to the country to this day. Many Star Wars fans have already found their way to the deserts of southern Tunisia, 'in a galaxy far far away’ that…
Added by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts on December 20, 2012 at 9:31am — No Comments
Ahhh, there's no place like
home Las Vegas for Christmas.
December is considered the 'off season' in Las Vegas, but that is a relative term. Vegas is always hopping, no matter what time of year. Christmas is actually very crowded in Las Vegas. Absolutely everything is open, shops, casinos,…Continue
Have you ever been to Barcelona at Christmastime? Sure, sun and sandy beaches come to mind, when mentioning this name, but Christmas is very special for the Catalans.
If you haven’t visited the city at this time of the year, do so – the temperature are high enough for pleasant stroll down the streets, full of lights. And there are loads of things…Continue
Added by David Paul Appell on December 17, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
By Shannon Farley
Any Olympic athlete or professional athlete, or high school or university athlete, or even a child on a sports team for that matter, has a coach. Actors have coaches. Singers and dancers have coaches or trainers. Over the past decades, executives and businesspersons have joined the ranks of seeking coaching for success.
In today’s modern world, there is…Continue
Added by Shannon Farley on December 16, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The indifferent, howling storm tossed us through the night. The Hawaiian Islands are 2,000 miles from the nearest land. The waves come in from the open ocean and there is nothing to slow their momentum. We pitched twenty feet up, then plunged down, slamming on the water with a heavy thud. After several hours of this rude pounding, I gave up to the fatalistic notion that this was the way I was meant to go. Since I planned to have my ashes scattered at sea, I felt this was just a short cut to…Continue
Added by Linda Ballou on December 15, 2012 at 12:53pm — No Comments
You'd think eating was risk-free, or at least faux pas free. It's not
Nor is travel, it seems. New Media Travel's post ''How Not to Travel Like an Ugly American highlights some of the cultural land…
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on December 14, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Every bottle of wine or liquor I can think of has a label. Many times the label simply indicates the contents with a brief description of origin and flavor. But sometimes, labels go beyond the basic requirements with a higher purpose. Campari and Fonseca Bin 27 Port are two brands with labels promoting…Continue
Queenstown - oh yeah, baby! Every tourist that goes to New Zealand also goes to Queenstown. You would think it's really big, but it isn't. It's just an little town where the most tourist come to party and the locals to enjoy the amazing ski area called "The Remarkables". The town was actually named after a queen Victoria because of it's beauty. A town fit for a queen.
I don't know if Queen…
Added by Jessica de Heij on December 13, 2012 at 8:46am — No Comments
The “How to Make Sushi Class” at the Mohegan Manor in Baldwinsville, New York is the perfect gift for the hard-to-get-for person. Mohegan Manor is located in a historic building built in 1911 as the Oddfellows Mohegan Lodge. The lounge was the original post office for…
Added by Sandra & John Scott on December 11, 2012 at 1:31pm — No Comments
Located 10 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, the Fisherman's Outlet is one of L.A.'s favorite seafood lunch restaurants, an iconic L.A. eatery and "fish heaven" to Angelenos and tourists alike since 1961. The location may not be the best in L.A, located near Little Tokyo and Skid Row - so why do people come from throughout the L.A. area to this seedy neighborhood? For mouth-watering seafood cooked to perfection. Open for lunch only, be prepared to wait in line during the lunch rush hour,…Continue
por Jorge Mira
Hay una larga lista de personas famosas con fobia a volar. Quizás el más destacado de todos ellos sea Gabriel García Márquez, quien hace ya tiempo escribió un cómico artículo sobre el asunto titulado “Seamos machos: hablemos del…
Added by Iberia Airlines on December 10, 2012 at 9:51am — No Comments
By Shannon Farley
Tortuguero is like the imaginary jungle coast in Maurice Sendak’s “Where the Wild Things Are.” It is a wild place.
You can just imagine what was going through Christopher Columbus’ mind when he anchored off the palm-fringed beach in 1502 … “I have come to the end of the earth,” he must have mused.
Added by Shannon Farley on December 9, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
And, yes, we told you so.
In a New Media Travel article we discussed the low-to-no threat that cell phones pose to navigation, and why some many other airlines like …
Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on December 8, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments
We recently interviewed Brian & Bill Rogers of Timeshare Users Group (TUG) on our show, The Traveling Eye. Bill, the father and founder of TUG told us that there's no "in the middle" for timeshare owners. You either love it or hate it. Why because you either understand the business of timeshare ownership or don't. This is exactly why we did the show and looked to TUG for some expert advice.
I think we have all been to a…
Last week, Vilma Soltesz died after she was denied her seat on a flight because of her weight. Soltesz was planning to fly home to receive treatment for diabetes and renal disease, but she passed away in Hungary before she could get home. Her husband has filed a lawsuit, but the two airlines named in the suit (Delta and KLM) are…Continue
We all know Harry and David for their delicious gourmet savories but did you know they're planning to produce their own wine? That’s right, this month the iconic purveyor of vaunted gustatory delights opened their own Oregon winery and now offers seasonal lineups throughout the year.
Partnering with winemaker Linda…Continue
Added by Steve Mirsky on December 3, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments
Sometimes even living in a nation with arguably one of the best cuisines on the planet, I still crave something other than delicous tacos and some of the freshest sea food on the planet. After all, variety is the spice of life.
Table with a view
On Puerto Vallarta's malecón (boardwalk) lies one of the my favorite Italian restaurants in the…Continue
Added by Nicholas Kontis on December 2, 2012 at 1:20pm — No Comments