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India For the Holidays

More and more people are choosing to celebrate their Xmas holidays at tourist spot.So if you are planing to be able to relax this…


Added by allthebest on November 11, 2010 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Essential Things to Do in Halong Bay, Vietnam - GAT Travel

Essential things to do around in Halong Bay,




What can one do around Halong Bay besides taking that

once-in-a-lifetime cruise into the UNESCO World Heritage site here? Fear no

more as I had one extra day around Halong

City when I visited Halong…


Added by Martin Nguyen on November 11, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Orchha, A Hidden Treasure of India


Added by Anil Rawat on November 11, 2010 at 9:27am — No Comments

Biking in Tuscany: the Canale Maestro della Chiana

I found an interesting biking path called "Sentiero della Bonifica" and I want to share this infomation with the friends of Tripatini. This path is very interesting for naturalistic and historical reasons, it cross two Tuscany districts the one of Siena and the one of Arezzo.

The starting point is reachable with the train and you can rent a bike and just bike along the bank viewing the marvellous Tuscany environment and the lakes of Chiusi and Montepulciano.

You can find information on… Continue

Added by trudy scotti on November 10, 2010 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

World Tourist Arrivals Back to Pre-Crisis Levels, Led By Emerging Destinations

by the World Tourism Organization

International tourism continues to recover from the decline of 4.2% suffered last year under the impact of the economic crisis. In the first eight months of this year, the number of international tourist arrivals exceeded the record achieved during the same period of the pre-crisis year 2008. According to the latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, worldwide arrivals between January and August 2010 totalled…


Added by Tripatini on November 10, 2010 at 9:17am — No Comments

20 Places to See Before They Vanish!


Added by Velimira Velikova on November 10, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Top 10 Winter Sun Getaways


Added by Velimira Velikova on November 10, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

U.S. Transportation Security Administration Bans Print/Toner Cartridges. Waste of Time?

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Transportation Security Administration Bans Print/Toner Cartridges. Waste of Time?

In its latest commendable but misguided attempt to to stop… Continue

Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on November 9, 2010 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Nepal Trekking Info

The best way to experience Nepal’s unbeatable combination of natural beauty and cultural riches is to walk through them. The immense contrasts in altitudes and climates found here support an equally spectacular mix of lifestyles, vegetation types and wildlife.

Trekking in the mountains of Nepal is more a cultural experience than a wilderness expedition. You will be passing through picturesque villages inhabited by diverse ethnic groups. You will see Chhetri farmers working in their…


Added by Lopsang Sherpa on November 8, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Wisconsin Cheeses Make Domino’s Pizza Extra Yummy

The Wisconsin 6 Cheese pizza introduced by Domino’s last month takes their efforts of getting behind the pizza one giant step further. As part of Domino’s American Legends specialty pizza line,…


Added by Steve Mirsky on November 8, 2010 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Medical Tourism Biz Booming in India

From NMT Images

What was as a footnote in the travel industry, medical tourism, has grown into a full blown industry. And India is taking…


Added by Kaleel Sakakeeny on November 8, 2010 at 3:00pm — 5 Comments

Ritz-Carlton Launches Offensive Against Bad Manners

The writer Sinclair Lewis famously observed, “Travel is so broadening,” but I’ll bet he never imagined it could teach you to walk with a book on your head. On November 27 and again on December 29, the Ritz-Carlton, South Beach will reprise its successful “Charm Camp,” a one-day immersion program for teenage guests of the female persuasion modeled on finishing schools of days gone by, but smartly updated for the 21st century. Held for the first time this past June, it also attracted local girls… Continue

Added by Jose Balido on November 8, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Weather in the Seychelles

The Weather of the Seychelles is relatively stable year round and The Seychelles islands do not experience weather extremes. Many people ask me when is it Winter in the Seychelles- my answer never!!
The Seychelles does not experience radical temperature changes. The temperature in the Seychelles rarely will go below 24°C or rises above 32°C providing for a warm climate all year round. Does it not sound wonderful when you are sitting in the cold dull dark…

Added by Chalets d' Anse Forbans on November 8, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

US Virgin Islands: Paradise Awaits You!

– St Thomas/St John Trip to Paradise.…


Added by Michelle A Thurston on November 7, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Africa Safaris 101: The Game's Afoot

by Julian Harrison

Swahili for “journey,” the word “safari” originated when Arab slave and ivory traders ventured through wild country where the tribes were least sophisticated and most dangerous — and where the elephants and other trophy animals dwelled. Today, safaris in Africa are among the world's most popular and venerable forms of adventure travel and… Continue

Added by Tripatini on November 7, 2010 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Stranded by Hurricane Tomás in Costa Rica

Here's how bad Hurricane Tomás is: The outside world barely notices that Costa Rica has been hit – and hit hard – because Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and other countries are getting hit even harder. It's an eco disaster and a human disaster, and I can see it from the… Continue

Added by Ed Wetschler on November 6, 2010 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Biggest Gay Party Ever Seen in Buenos Aires: Gay Pride Parade 2010

Starting at the Plaza de Mayo, home to the presidential palace, Casa Rosada (Pink House) today at 18h00 the march will follow the majestic Avenida de Mayo to Argentina’s most important democratic institution, Palacio del Congreso, an imposing domed architectural masterpiece whose steps symbolise the Andes and extravagant fountains represent the Atlantic Ocean. The march, inspired by the Stonewall Riots of 1969, has both purpose and meaning to the gay community of Buenos Aires. Gay Pride a time… Continue

Added by alfredo ferreyra on November 6, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Herdsmen of Merak-Sakten, a Changing Scenario in Bhutan

Except for the tinkle of harness bells and the occasional grunt of yaks, the valley is silent. Early morning mists shrouds the lone hut in Merathang, a pasture bordering Merak and Sakten villages, in the extreme north of Trashigang, Bhutan.…


Added by Medieval Bhutan Tours on November 6, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

5 Great Family Trip Ideas


Added by Velimira Velikova on November 5, 2010 at 4:42am — No Comments

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