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November 2010 Blog Posts (107)

Authentic Luxury Travel: My Favorite Trifle Recipe

One of the great joys of authentic travel is getting to know local people in the area you're visiting.



I've lived in New Zealand and watched tourists rush around the country visiting the same sights that every other overseas visitor is seeing (the places where big buses are stacked cheek-to-jowl in the parking lot).



These experiences don't allow time to… Continue

Added by Elizabeth Hansen on November 30, 2010 at 4:04pm — No Comments

10 Reasons to Come Have a Vacation in Puerto Rico

How many times have you heard yourself saying, “I need a break”. Yes, I know exactly what you mean and today I would like to tell you ten reasons why you should take a vacation on the enchanted island of Puerto Rico.…

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Added by Victor Balbin on November 30, 2010 at 2:03pm — 1 Comment

Argentina4Destinos: Lanzamiento DIC 2010

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Added by alfredo ferreyra on November 30, 2010 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Consumer Reports “Concerned” about Google-ITA Deal on Consumers

From NMT Images
Consumer Reports “Concerned” about Google-ITA Deal on Consumers



With its big stick and bigger voice, Consumer Reports (CR) announced in its… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on November 30, 2010 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Vieques Top 10!



Vieques is the perfect holiday destination. Just 15-20 nm from the US and British Virgin Islands, six nm from the east coast of Puerto Rico, Vieques is one of the Spanish Virgin Islands, also referred to as the "Passage Islands”. Less crowded then their southern counterparts and ringed with white sand beaches,…

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Added by Nancy Birnbaum on November 30, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

5 Trips of a Lifetime to Add to Your Bucket List

We all have a bucket list, whether it be entrenched in our minds or thoughtfully prepared on paper; travel destinations that we long to visit. For many people these ‘trips of a lifetime’ get put on the backburner as they seem so unattainable.…

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Added by Natasha Rhodes on November 30, 2010 at 11:55am — No Comments

Chocolate Curling in Italy?

Ski in Chocolate? Sounds like fun ...

but I learned to make chocolate

truffles in Florida.






Italy’s Cortina d’Ampezzo announced it will stage a ski race with a

chocolate theme during the Eurochocolate

Festival held in the famous Italian ski town from December… Continue

Added by Debi Lander on November 30, 2010 at 11:38am — No Comments

Is a Norwegian Coastal Cruise on Your Bucket List?

At an art gallery in Eden Prairie, Minnesota about 1995, there was a painting that caught my eye, that would lead me to a magical place in Norway many years later. Passionate about the cruise industry, I have been on over 300 cruises around the world and have even worked on the ships as a Cruise Director and Entertainer. Today, as a Cruise Industry Journalist, I set out to find creative and…

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Added by Barry Vaudrin on November 30, 2010 at 10:38am — No Comments

Interview with Travel Channel's Anthony Bourdain

by Bret Love for GreenGlobalTravel.com
Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GreenGlobalTravel, or on Twitter @GreenGlobalTrvl…


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Added by GreenGlobalTravel.com on November 30, 2010 at 10:24am — 2 Comments

Pictures Take You Places: London, Children and Pigeons

Photography is often about moments which make unique photos that can't be replicated, not with the same person in them, not with the same light, or the same mood. A famous building or monument is not a moment in itself - it's merely a context anyone with a camera can capture. The following are three shots from my latest trip to London when, a couple of children, fascinated by a group of pigeons sheltering behind the National Gallery, spent a lively 15 minutes…

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Added by Denise Pulis on November 30, 2010 at 10:06am — No Comments

Thanksgiving in New York!



This year for me was a little different - I was working out at JFK, dropping off some British travelers for the flight back home, when I was asked by a friend to meet her at the balloon blow-up on Central Park

West. Wow - I've not had the…

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Added by Bill Goodhart on November 30, 2010 at 9:51am — No Comments

Holiday Cookie Baking In The Hocking Hills

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The time when cookie baking begins at the Inn!…

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Added by Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls on November 30, 2010 at 9:50am — No Comments

Awards for Travel, Food and Wine Writers

Do you deserve an award?

Self-nominate for IFWTWA Journalism Excellence Award. Open to non-members only. See details at http://ifwtwa.com/2010/11/ifwtwa-excellence-awards-program.html

Two levels of award:

- Professional Journalist

- Emerging…

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Added by Allen Cox on November 30, 2010 at 1:10am — No Comments

When is the Best Time of Year to Dive in the Seychelles?

April-May and October-November are the calm periods in terms of winds and when the water temperature can rise to 29ºC with a visibility of up to 30 metres.



In December -January, the north-west winds blow with relatively the same conditions as in the calm periods, however a greater surface movement and some localised turbidity can be experienced.



From May-September the south-easterly winds blow leading to a decrease in visibility and water temperature to around… Continue

Added by Chalets d' Anse Forbans on November 29, 2010 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Jaipur, India's Tourism Hotspot

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Added by Anil Rawat on November 29, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

Nepal Himalayas Trekking Departure for 2011

Dear Friends and Colleagues,



Namaste! Greeting from Kathmandu, Nepal!



We have updated Everest Dream treks along with Annapurna,Langtang and Pokhara to

Jomsom trek for 2011.

01) Everest Escape - 12 days

02) Syangboche trek - 6

days

03) Everest Base Camp Trek-18 days

04) Classic Everest Base camp Trek - 26

days

05) Everest Base camp and Gokyo - 22 days

06) Luxury Everest Base camp trek - 15

days

07) Luxury Everest trek… Continue

Added by Shakti Travels Trekking Nepal on November 29, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

SunnyRentals.com shows European skiers how to save 58% on accommodation this winter

SunnyRentals.com, a holiday home rental company, has… Continue

Added by Velimira Velikova on November 29, 2010 at 3:30am — No Comments

Travel Marvel of South India: Vellore

When any South Indian hears the word “Vellore”, he can think of two things immediately – one is Vellore Jail and another is Vellore Fort. Vellore Fort is very popular in South India, as it is very rare to find forts and palaces in South India. Vellore Fort is one of the largest forts among those very few forts of South India. It is located near…

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Added by Lonely Planet on November 29, 2010 at 2:30am — No Comments

How I got started on a lifelong journey in the travel business

In my late teens and early 20s I took a backpack and went around the world. I did many adventurous things like run with the bulls in Pomplona, drive in Africa, sleep on trains and on top of buses in India and Nepal , climbed Annapurna, scuba diving with sharks in the Greet Barrier Reef. Upon my return, I asked myself, why are American's not taking six months to a year to…
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Added by Nicholas Kontis on November 28, 2010 at 10:36pm — No Comments

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