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Added by Maldives Holiday Offers on May 30, 2012 at 3:36am — No Comments

Balls, Pens and Pencils: Travel Philanthropy in Africa

Traveling to Africa is very interesting, however if one does not get in touch with the local communities and they stick to the luxurious hotels and four wheel drive Safari Vehicles, they miss the reality of life in rural Africa because they miss out on natural interaction with the communities and children.

Added by Krystal Christine on May 30, 2012 at 2:05am — No Comments

Namugongo Shrine Becomes National Tourist Site

The Government is in the process of gazetting the Uganda Martyrs Shrine in Namugongo a national tourist site. This is expected to elevate the holy place to the level of pilgrimage sites such as Rome in Italy or Mecca in Saudi Arabia. At Namugongo, tourists will learn about the history of Christianity in Uganda.

Every year,…
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Added by Krystal Christine on May 30, 2012 at 2:03am — No Comments

Lost Angel Walkabout is A Winner

 

 



My travel essay collection Lost Angel Walkabout-One Traveler's Tales filled with chills, spills, giggles and…
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Added by Linda Ballou on May 29, 2012 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Drive, Drive, Drive On Germany's Autobahn



In 1975, German band Kraftwerk tried to capture the feel of driving on a motorway with the chorus Wir fahren, fahren, fahren auf der Autobahn ("We drive, drive, drive on the Autobahn"), often misheard as "Fun fun fun on the…

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Added by Marta Fonseca on May 29, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Gorillas in Your Midst

There is a saying in Rwanda, "God roams the world but comes to rest in Rwanda."…

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Added by Voyages Groupe Ideal on May 29, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments

Monteverde, The Jewel of Cloud Forests

Located in 
Costa Rica’s Central Highlands
 in the Tilarán mountain range, the lofty, cloud-wreathed mountaintop of 
…

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Added by Danny Solano Alvarez on May 29, 2012 at 10:44am — No Comments

Argentina & Uruguay Singles Cruise

Mar 1 - 8, 2013

Join this singles cruise as we visit South America: from the steamy beaches of Brazil to the passionate dances in the tango parlors of Buenos Aires, to the glittering golden churches that line the streets. Come along and join the fun as we cruise our way through three wonderful…

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Added by BestSingle Travel on May 29, 2012 at 9:55am — No Comments

London - Paris - Amsterdam Singles Tour

Apr 12 - 21, 2013

London is one of the world's great cities, vibrant London manages to shine in the greyest weather and its diversity defies a simple definition. This sprawling city has drawn people for centuries, looking for something and finding the unexpected. London's landscape is steeped in British history and tradition. The classic sights of…

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Added by BestSingle Travel on May 29, 2012 at 9:53am — No Comments

Good Hotel in Sorrento

Are you looking for a bed and breakfast in Sorrento center with an excellent price - quality ratio?

The solution is the Sorrento b&b Diana City.

Overlooking on the main street of Sorrento, in a strategic position for your travel along the Sorrento peninsula Sorrento and the Amalfi coast, the b&b Sorrento Diana City is located in the heart of the Sorrento nightlife, close…

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Added by dianacity on May 28, 2012 at 9:39am — No Comments

Road-Tripping: Adventures Begin at a Fork in the Road

For folks of a certain age, “See the USA in your Chevrolet” and “Get Your Kicks on Route 66” were anthems inspiring us to experience the thrill of zipping along the nation’s highways, seeing new sights, eating new foods, and venturing from our home turf – in short, go road tripping!

 

It was 1961. For me, high school graduation was past, college was months…

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Added by Ray Pearson on May 28, 2012 at 9:06am — No Comments

Haiti: The Audacity of Beauty

 

Haiti and travel aren't words that naturally pair in our minds. But photojournalist Maggie Steber, who's visited and revisited the country on and off assignment for 30 years, sees beauty there. As reported in…
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Added by Patricia Borns on May 28, 2012 at 8:52am — No Comments

Azerbaijan Hopes for Tourism Boost From Eurovision

Where is Azerbaijan? Millions of people learned just that from the annual Eurovision song contest held this past Tuesday through Saturday and they were also in for a…

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Added by Jose Balido on May 27, 2012 at 7:32pm — No Comments

What to Expect on Safari in Kenya and Tanzania

Are you looking forward to an exciting and extraordinary experience on your next holiday? then don’t hesitate to visit Africa for great Kenya adventure trips and Tanzania camping safaris among other activities. Quite a number of tourists prefer adventure camping safaris because of the various…

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Added by Adventure Panorama Tours on May 27, 2012 at 11:42am — No Comments

A Review of Eurovision 2012 and Winner "Euphoria" from Sweden's Loreen Talhaoui





Ever since I’ve been traveling to Europe starting in 1977 – well before American Idol or The X Factor – the Eurovision annual song contest has been a big deal for more than a few of my Old World friends and…

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Added by David Paul Appell on May 26, 2012 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

A Whisky Night to Savor

On a recent Thursday night in the enticing Hillcrest area of San Diego, Planet Rooth Design Haus brought together the seemingly unlikely but totally pleasing combination of high-end whiskeys, gourmet appetizers, and beautiful artisan furniture.  A group of about 40 gathered to partake of it all and we had a unique and completely enthralling evening. …

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Added by Susan Montgomery on May 26, 2012 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

The ancient town of Nessebar, Bulgaria - part of UNESCO's World Heritage List

Nessebar is an ancient town and one of the major seaside resorts on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Nessebar is a rich city-museum defined by more than three millennia of ever-changing history.

Originally a Thracian settlement known as Menebria, the town became a greek colony  when settled by Dorians from Megara at the beginning…

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Added by Goranov I&V Ltd on May 26, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments

Sunny Beach Resort in Bulgaria

Sunny Beach is a resort on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, located approximately 35 km north of Burgas in Nessebar municipality, Burgas Province. It is the biggest and most popular holiday resort of the country, and is home to over 200 hotels with more than 110 000 beds. There are also 130 restaurants and numerous live music…

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Added by Goranov I&V Ltd on May 26, 2012 at 8:05am — No Comments

Virgin Atlantic OK’s Cell Phones in Flight. FAA Still Says 'No'



The FAA gets it wrong again.



When Virgin Atlantic announced recently that passengers could make calls on their cell phones on VA’s Airbus A330 and Boeing 747 between London and New York, it was another wake up call to the Federal Aviation Administration to face reality.



Although cellphones can not be used during take off and landing, and the price…

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Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on May 25, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Driving in the U.S.: Apps For Your Car Hire Needs

Travel as we know it has changed in the last few years. We now get our trip recommendations from travel social networks, and upload our holiday snapshots in real-time. When renting a car to drive in the U.S., there are plenty of apps designed to help you make the best of your trip. Feel free to add your favorites in the comments section!

Gas Buddy: This community-based free app…

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Added by Marta Fonseca on May 25, 2012 at 1:13pm — No Comments

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