Archive | May, 2012

Costa Rica Pacific Coast Beaches

Much of the draw to Costa Rica is the natural beauty, from waterfalls to volcanoes to cloud forests to rolling hills. Natural landmarks that many would have to travel across multiple countries to experience can be found within the borders of Costa Rica. The beaches of Costa Rica are no exception. However, while the general […]

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May 31, 2012 by | 1 Comment

How to Take Travel Videos that People Will Actually Want to Watch

Thankfully with the technology that is available these days in 2012 almost everyone has video capabilities, whether it’s on your phone, your laptop, point and shoot camera, or a reasonably priced video camera. With sites like the second largest search engine in the world (YouTube), creating and sharing videos from our travels with family, friends, […]

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May 30, 2012 by | Comments Off on How to Take Travel Videos that People Will Actually Want to Watch

Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Istanbul

Istanbul belly dance show

The fun continues! Last time we checked in, Ryan and Asha were in Vienna enjoying music and ferris wheel rides. Next they traveled to Istanbul to tour beautiful mosques and make new Turkish friends. Read on to see what they did during their five days in Istanbul…

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May 30, 2012 by | Comments Off on Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Istanbul

Walking into History: Wallenda on the Tightrope over Niagara Falls

The Great Farini

Each day, an estimated 300,000 people cross the US/Canada border. On June 15th, 2012, one of those 300,000 will cross the border on a tightrope. In a balancing act that rivals any of his physical stunts, acrobat Nik Wallenda was able to obtain permission to walk on a tightrope over Niagara Falls and into the […]

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May 29, 2012 by | Comments Off on Walking into History: Wallenda on the Tightrope over Niagara Falls

The NYC Rock and Roll Tour: East Village

In New York City in the 1960s and 1970s, East Village was the place to hang if you wanted to hear rock ‘n’ roll and on this cool two-hour New York City Rock ‘n’ Roll walking tour you’ll learn all about the wild side of the East Village. Author, historian, and former music executive Bobby […]

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May 29, 2012 by | Comments Off on The NYC Rock and Roll Tour: East Village

Must-See Volcanoes in Central America

When you think of Central America, what do you think of? Beaches and rainforests? Local food like beans, rice, and plantain? But what about volcanoes? It’s probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of traveling to Central America. Nor is visiting a volcano probably one of the top things you […]

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May 25, 2012 by | Comments Off on Must-See Volcanoes in Central America

Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Vienna

Austria guide

Time to hop on another train! For this part of their trip, Ryan and Asha traveled from Munich to Vienna to spend a few days in the Austrian capital.

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May 24, 2012 by | Comments Off on Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Vienna

8 Foods to Try in Mexico City—and the Best Places to Try Them

Whether you’re in the mood for patriotic chiles en nogada, savory squash blossom quesadillas, or even the nutty crunch of fried ant larvae, you can find your meal in Mexico City. Mexico’s bustling capital has long been considered a mecca for delicious cuisine from all over the country. Many dishes can be traced to their […]

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May 24, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Route 66 Road Trip and the American Southwest

Road trip routes abound in the U.S., but one of the most popular has to be a Route 66 road trip. This stretch of road (now just a historic byway) has been memorialized in everything from songs to TV shows – it doesn’t get much more “American” than Route 66; Main Street of America; the […]

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May 23, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Munich

Neuschwanstein

For the next portion of their adventure, Ryan and Asha left Prague and Martina behind and returned to Germany. This time they were in Munich, home of Oktoberfest and the capital of Bavaria. Read on to see what they did during their four days in Munich!

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May 22, 2012 by | 1 Comment