Archive | July, 2012

Team North America Update: Jules & Brock in Chicago

Millennium Park

After spending a few days enjoying the southern culture of New Orleans, Jules and Brock headed north to Chicago. Known for its cuisine, classic architecture and hospitality, this city is the only Midwestern stop along the team’s journey.

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July 31, 2012 by | Comments Off on Team North America Update: Jules & Brock in Chicago

Low-Cost Culture: Save Money with Sightseeing Passes

Sydney Aquarium

Fortunately, many larger cities are starting to offer sightseeing passes to make it more convenient for visitors to see the area’s highlights. For a flat price, these cards offer visitors comped or discounted admission to a wide selection of attractions like museums, landmarks, parks and tours. Instead of paying for each activity individually, visitors can […]

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July 30, 2012 by | Comments Off on Low-Cost Culture: Save Money with Sightseeing Passes

8 of the Best Ways to View London from Above

OXO Tower

From the famous dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral to the myriad riverside attractions or the looming monuments of Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace, London has no shortage of photo-worthy landmarks, but if you really want the best views you’ll have to get up high. Whether marveling at the vistas from a glass pod on one […]

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Top Historical Highlights of Israel

Whoever said history was dead has clearly never traveled through Israel. The geographically small country is over-flowing with cultural and historic importance. While Jerusalem remains the main tourist attraction, lesser-known sites like Masada and Akko should not be skipped. In Israel, every element of nature exists in harmony. From ancient ports to secret cities, here […]

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July 27, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Itinerary Ideas: What to Do with Five Days in London

With just 3-5 days to spend in England it’s easy to get overwhelmed with options so take your time to plan out a trip that suits your interests rather than getting caught up in ticking off all the sights. You could easily spend all your time in the capital, but adding a change of pace […]

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11 Adventure Activities in South America

Shaman

For those looking for adventure, South America is full of options. Whether you’re looking to dive with sharks, bike precarious paths overlooking steep cliffs, venture deep into the world’s largest jungle, or trek for days on end through unworldly terrain, this continent has you covered. While there are hundreds of daring options, here are 10 […]

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July 25, 2012 by | 4 Comments

[Infographic] How London Is Preparing For the Olympic Games

London 2012 Olympics infographic

The 2012 London Olympics… in the form of a handy infographic guide!

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Tips for Visiting Rome with Kids

Trevi Fountain

Perhaps you’ve heard that Rome isn’t the most hospitable place for children and families, but don’t be fooled! Families with children of all ages will find no shortage of interesting family-friendly activities around nearly every corner in Rome.

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July 25, 2012 by | 18 Comments

Team North America Update: Jules & Brock in New Orleans

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From Orlando and the fun times in Florida, Jules and Brock headed up to New Orleans, where they spent a few days exploring The Big Easy, its surrounds and the region’s vibrant culture.

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Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo

Bullet Train Station

The Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo is one of the best ways to explore the diversity of Japan without sacrificing a lot of time. Our day began early but the bus was prompt as we joined our fellow day-trippers for an adventure in the Japanese countryside. Led by our […]

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