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Canyoning Adventure in Arenal, Costa Rica

 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…

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Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on December 27, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

At Peninsula Hotels, Arrive in a Rolls

http://Stay at a Peninsula hotel where Rolls-Royce Phantoms rule

Stay at a Peninsula hotel where Rolls-Royce Phantoms rule

 

The Peninsula family of hotels, of which the Hong…

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Added by Sandra & John Scott on December 27, 2011 at 10:13am — No Comments

Mesmerizing Nepal

Introduction 

More than a hundred countries reside in the map of the world, among them a small country with 147,181 sq km area which has been locked between the two gigantic countries i.e. China and India from…

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Added by Sabin Basnet on December 26, 2011 at 10:01am — No Comments

The Bells of Christmas at the Church of the Nativity

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…

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Added by Sandra & John Scott on December 25, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Stierkämpfe auf Tico Art in Playa Sámara, Costa Rica

Und wieder einmal heißt es dieses Jahr: ARRIBA ARRIBA ARRIBA!!!

 

Dieses Highlight sollte man auf keinen Fall verpassen. Die costaricanischen Stierkämpfe in Playa…

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Added by Samara Language School on December 25, 2011 at 10:29am — No Comments

Visit the Site Where Jesus Was Born

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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…

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Added by Sandra & John Scott on December 24, 2011 at 10:25am — No Comments

Christmas in a Foreign Country

At any time of year other than late December, if someone asks me where I wish I could be, I can reel off a list of places I’d love to travel. But come Christmas time, there’s nowhere I’d rather be than home. In my 33 years, I’ve spent just one Christmas…
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Added by Sara Cooke on December 24, 2011 at 4:01am — 1 Comment

How We Make Travel Decisions

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…

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Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on December 23, 2011 at 9:07am — 4 Comments

Snowbirds Head to Lake Charles, Louisiana

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The leaves are gone, snow is coming – for sure.  Do you wish you were going some place warmer?  If so, consider Lake Charles, Louisiana in Southwest Louisiana.  The weather is warm and so is Louisiana hospitality.  Lake…

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Added by Sandra & John Scott on December 23, 2011 at 8:55am — No Comments

Talbot County, Maryland: Chesapeake Heritage Fuels Culinary Creativity

One striking feature of traveling down Route 301 about an hour after crossing the Delaware border into Maryland is that all vestiges of suburbia like strip development and shopping centers recede into wide open fields and miles of undisturbed forest. Partially due to the fact that I was headed out here in November to experience the…

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Added by Steve Mirsky on December 22, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

What to Do in Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica

Dec 15th, 2011.

Jardin del Eden Hotel, Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica

Erick Hidalgo

Things to do in Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica



Summer time delivers with it warmth and mugginess. The time…

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Added by Erick Hidalgo on December 22, 2011 at 10:46am — No Comments

Kid's Center, Tucson - the Anti-Big-Box Store

Every time I come to Tucson, which is at least once or twice a year, I discover a new treasure. Sometimes, I re-discover a place I've known about since I was a teenager growing up here. A place I've loved, not since I was young, but since my…
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Added by Searching for Sincerity on December 21, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments

Put Sun and Fun in Your Winter at Palma Real near La Ceiba, Honduras

Enjoy Palma Real: An all-inclusive beach resort on the Honduran mainland

Located only 30-minutes from La Ceiba on the road to Trujillo, Palma Real is a first class all-inclusive beach resort.  The setting is breathtaking with the long sandy beach and ocean in front and the green mountains at the back.  Truly a tropical paradise.

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Added by Sandra & John Scott on December 21, 2011 at 9:50am — No Comments

The New Legoland Florida Is a Charmer

Many young boys are passionate about Legos, and my 9-year-old Matthew is one of them. So on our last trip to Orlando, several weeks ago, a visit to the new Legoland was of course a must. This new amusement…

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Added by Ann Dys on December 20, 2011 at 10:19am — 1 Comment

A Guide to ‘Dirty’ Amsterdam: Looking Back Into the City's Past

Amsterdam succeeds, in its little dirty, shameful but oh so irresistible ways, to get under the skin of the traveler, overpower and charm them so much, that they just have to go back. Time and again. Year after year. That’s probably because Amsterdam is a city that despite its small size is very…

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Added by Velimira Velikova on December 20, 2011 at 9:37am — 2 Comments

What's On At the Theater in La Jolla, California

San Diego is best known for beautiful beaches and its world-famous…

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Added by Elizabeth Hansen on December 19, 2011 at 9:50am — No Comments

Park City, Utah: A Guide to America's Best Ski Resort

10 REASONS WHY I SHOULD HAVE BOUGHT A PARK CITY CONDO

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Added by Ed Wetschler on December 19, 2011 at 8:05am — 1 Comment

Turrialba Valley, Costa Rica

Turrialba Valley is located in east side of Cartago Province, just one hour and thirty minutes away from San Jose. During the past few years, the wealth and beauty of this area has been discovered by the increasing number of visitors every year.

Here you can find a unique charm and essence, very different to the popular and regular touristic places in other parts of the country. A special combination of distinctive elements…

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Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on December 18, 2011 at 9:26am — No Comments

The Hyatt in Saipan: Fun in the Sun, Great Dining

The beautifully landscaped Hyatt is a wonderful hotel on a beautiful beach in Saipan. The dining experiences are exciting and diverse.  The Niji Japanese Restaurant offers both traditional and contemporary Japanese cuisine featuring the freshest ingredients prepared by authentic Japanese chefs. Guests can enjoy a bountiful daily lunch buffet highlighted by live sushi, teppanyaki, tempura stations, and more. For dinner, a teppanyaki room, sushi counter, and a private dining room are…

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Added by Sandra & John Scott on December 14, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Should Travel Writers Ask for Free Trips or Get Paid by a Destination?

Should Travel Writers Ask for Free Trips or Get Paid by a Destination?



This started out with a question: Should travel writers ask for free trips.



It’s  a vexing and contentious issue for travel professionals.



The ethical issues are pretty clear: If a travel…

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Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on December 17, 2011 at 11:25am — 2 Comments

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