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September 2010 Blog Posts (88)

Making Biber in Switzerland's Appenzell





We spent the first 2.5 days here in Switzerland exploring Appenzellerland close to the country's eastern border with Germany. The efficient and comfy train whisked us to Weissbad, a village surrounded by steep green pastures… Continue

Added by Steve Mirsky on September 24, 2010 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Travel Thursday- Paris Food

Continuing the Travel Thursday fun! Last week I talked about the sights in Paris and saved the best for this week; the food! Parisians are known for their food and wine. With all the sightseeing we did we certainly worked

up big appetites.

Le Square Trousseau is a typical…

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Added by Mellissa Solin on September 24, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Travel Thursday- Paris Sights

Continuing on in Thursday fun, Travel Thursday is a fun day for me. I love looking back at pictures and thinking about all the trips we have been on. This week is Paris, a continuation of our Barcelona trip and

Paris is special enough that a post only about Paris was needed. After 4

days in Barcelona we grabbed a flight into Paris and took the metro in

from the airport to our hotel. We stayed at the…

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Added by Mellissa Solin on September 23, 2010 at 9:51am — No Comments

Changing the Image of Sierra Leone, West Africa, through Tourism

Western perceptions of African countries are shaped by the media focus on the events that take place within its borders. Let’s take the example of Sierra Leone which was ravaged by civil war for 11 years from 1991 to 2002. The stories of atrocity and bloodshed were given high coverage by the western media.



In 2006 Hollywood highlighted the plight of the people in Sierra Leone by making the film Blood Diamond. This told the story…
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Added by West Africa Discovery on September 23, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Taking Your Family To London

From NMT Images


(Please watch the Travel Video PostCard at the end of this post)



Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on September 22, 2010 at 10:49pm — 1 Comment

Magical Tips for Visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter!



If stepping directly into the pages of a beloved fairy tale appeals to you, then a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studio’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando will be a treat!…

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Added by What Boundaries? Live Your Dream on September 22, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

In Temecula, California, Meet Thornton Winery's New Winemaker

David Vergari ~ The Legacy Man

I'd like you to meet the newest member of the…

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Added by Linda Kissam on September 21, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Best View in Honolulu

Punchbowl Cemetery Memorial Walk Lookout

View of Honolulu with Waikiki and Diamond Head in the background.



Drive to the top of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (also known as Punchbowl Crater), stroll uphill the Memorial Walk and you will be rewarded with not… Continue

Added by Maria de los Angeles on September 21, 2010 at 4:54am — 2 Comments

Seychelles Weddings

Seychelles Wedding Legal Requirements:





Seychelles is an ideal location for your island wedding. What else can you ask for pristine beaches, tropical landscapes and an abundance of natural beauty both above and below the ocean.



Some information on the Seychelles:



The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 different islands which are situated in the Indian Ocean - east of Africa- and south of the equator.





The islands are often referred to as… Continue

Added by Chalets d' Anse Forbans on September 20, 2010 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Are Ace Hotels The Coolest Hotels In America?

From NMT Images
Are Ace Hotels The Coolest Hotels In America?



Probably.



And that probably makes Ace Hotel… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on September 20, 2010 at 2:01pm — No Comments

5 Ways to View Fall Colors in Ontario, Canada

5 ways to see fall colors in Ontario, Canada



Ontario Parks 2010 fall color report is now LIVE http://www.parkreports.com/fall/. The report has a map that shows where colors are reaching their peak across the province. The darkest reds indicate the best fall colors. Check in often. The report is updated as conditions change. Rick Stronks, chief naturalist at Algonquin Park says, "Trees need a balance of sun and moisture then clear September… Continue

Added by Judy Hammond on September 18, 2010 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

The Best Foliage Town in New England? Yankee Magazine Picks Kent, Connecticut



Kent, Connecticut has many claims to fame—two state parks, a 250-foot waterfall, rural beauty combined with sophisticated shops, galleries and museums. But this fall there is new reason to boast. Yankee Magazine has named this charming

village in the Litchfield Hills of Western Connecticut the peak spot for leaf-peeping…

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Added by Janet Serra on September 17, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Nepal Travel News August 2010

Arrivals up 24 pc in August

Tourist arrivals to…

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Added by Shakti Travels Trekking Nepal on September 17, 2010 at 2:01am — 1 Comment

"Survivor: Nicaragua" Boosts Country, Beach Town San Juan del Sur

Catch the premiere of Survivor Nicaragua? Geezers vs. punks -- advantage: punks. Jimmy Johnson gets winded, whoop-de-do; a goofy water-bucket challenge -- and OMG, poor Wendy! Yep, looks like we're in for another action-packed season of hijinks, namecalling, and bungles in the jungle -- this time shot around the beach town of San Juan del Sur, on Nicaragua's Pacific Coast. We didn't really see the actual town in the first episode (the tribal council setting is…

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Added by David Paul Appell on September 16, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Byodo-In Temple: Serenity in Oahu

Byodo-In Temple



Located inside the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe, the Byodo-In Temple is a scale replica of a 900 year-old Japanese temple and was established in 1968 to honor the first Japanese immigrants to Hawai'i. The temple is home to a unique golden Buddha sculpture, more than 18 feet tall. A three ton brass bell rings occasionally from the bell house… Continue

Added by Maria de los Angeles on September 16, 2010 at 1:13am — 1 Comment

Top Ten Travel Social Network Sites for 2010

From NMT Images
Top Ten Travel Social Network Sites for 2010



It’s pretty common these days for someone to come up with a “top ten” best… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on September 15, 2010 at 10:33pm — No Comments

Best of Barcelona

In the spring of 2008 we took at 9 day trip to Barcelona and Paris and it was one of the best trips we ever took. We flew from…

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Added by Mellissa Solin on September 15, 2010 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Plan, Manage and Share your next trip!

TravelPlanr is an online tool that enables users to plan, map and manage all details of their trips including maps, itineraries and reservations.


Trips can be shared between users or published for anyone to see.


Create a map for each location on your trip, use TravelPlanr to search for Hotels, Restaurants or other Points of Interest and add them to…
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Added by Jaime Schuster on September 15, 2010 at 11:44am — No Comments

An Anniversary Idea in the Seychelles Islands

An Anniversary in the Seychelles on the beach....



Chalets d' Anse Forbans Creole Style Gazebo is not only for making Dream Island Weddings come true but also for Special Occasions. This past month the Beach Gazebo was used by some of our visiting clients from Germany to celebrate their 5th Wedding Anniversary. Each year Christian and Heike aim to do some totally different for their anniversary and this year decided on the Seychelles Island and Chalets d' Anse Forbans. We were… Continue

Added by Chalets d' Anse Forbans on September 15, 2010 at 11:17am — No Comments

¡Hazte con tu Pasaporte del Viajero Cultural...y Descubre un Mundo en Cada Ciudad!

La asociación Cultura y Turismo Urbano reúne a un conjunto de profesionales altamente cualificados y empresas pioneras en cada ciudad que, con formación y experiencia, ofrecen visitas guiadas por el patrimonio cultural urbano de las ciudades que conocemos y amamos.…
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Added by ICONO serveis culturals on September 15, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

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