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[VIDEO] Virtual NY Skyride – the Coolest Views of NYC!

Visiting New York City and want to experience a bird’s eye view of the action – literally? Score your advance 2-for-1 tickets for the NY Skyride along with a visit to the world-famous Empire State Building Observatory – a great value that will bring the sights of NYC up close and personal and from 86 floors up! Even better, you’ll have more time to explore this dynamic city when you’re done – with this combination ticket you can skip the first line and not have to wait for tickets (a 1-2 hour wait during peak season).

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July 27, 2011 by | 1 Comment

Highlights of Montreal, Canada – A Taste of Europe in North America

Notre Dame Basilica

Montreal likes to bill itself as having the best aspects of North America mixed with the best aspects of Europe, and in that respect, it’s not far wrong. There are few cities in the world that have Montreal’s mixture of buzz and vitality without feeling too intense and overbearing. It is a city that feels makes you fancy a drink, not need a drink, if that makes sense.

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July 22, 2011 by | 1 Comment

[VIDEO] Authentic Hawaii: Oahu’s Interactive Polynesian Cultural Center

If you think of the ultimate vacation in Oahu – or Hawaii in general – as just sunbathing on white sand beaches, braving the epic surf or feasting on local delicacies, a visit to the popular Polynesian Cultural Center will shed a whole new light on the authentic Hawaiian experience. And do I mean experience!

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July 18, 2011 by | 0 Comments

Top 10 Things to See and Do in Orlando

Everest Expedition, Epcot World Showcase

Orlando, America’s playground, sparkles with endless fun and showcases some of the best theme parks in the world. The mega multi-sensory rides, the thrilling adventures, the awesome sights and sounds. It’s a world-class theme park showcase, from Walt Disney World and Gatorland to Universal Orlando and SeaWorld. Plus, you can eat your way through a mouth-watering array of international cuisine at Epcot Center, browse Downtown Disney’s shops, or immerse yourself in space travel at the Kennedy Space Center. Are you ready? Then check out our Top 10 list of the best things to see and do in Orlando.

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June 29, 2011 by | 0 Comments

A Guide to the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal

If you’re reading this, then you’re most likely in Montreal and ready to attend the 32nd Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, the world’s largest jazz festival. It’s a mega event in Montreal, and rivals New Orleans Jazz Fest with its stellar lineup of some of the biggest names in jazz, blues, soul, reggae, and contemporary sounds.

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June 28, 2011 by | 0 Comments

Top 10 July Fourth Travel Destinations and Deals

Arizona Memorial

With July 4th falling on a Monday this year, there’s an opportunity not to be overlooked for a long weekend getaway in celebration of America’s birthday: Viator just unveiled the 10 best travel deals and destinations for celebrating independence at the last minute.

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June 24, 2011 by | 1 Comment

[VIDEO] New York Food Tours A Chowhound’s Delight

When our New York City team heard that I would be in town recently, they twisted my arm very, very hard (it took all of three microseconds) to persuade me to check out some of our new food tours in Manhattan and Brooklyn. As more and more people make cuisine one of the key focal points of their leisure travel, food tours have become very popular and I was keen to see what all the fuss was about.

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June 14, 2011 by | 0 Comments

TBEX 2011 – Win a Seaplane Tour in Vancouver!

In a few days, Vancouver will be bustling with more activity than usual with the start of Travel Blog Exchange’s TBEX 2011.

The Travel Blog Exchange was developed to support travel bloggers and writers – described as a “unique breed of people, part explorer, part chronicler, all insatiable curiosity.” Within the community, bloggers and writers connect with others to exchange ideas, share experiences, and discuss amazing adventures from travel around the globe.

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June 7, 2011 by | Comments Off on TBEX 2011 – Win a Seaplane Tour in Vancouver!

Los Angeles – The Movie Capital of the World

Sowden House

When you think of movies, invariably Hollywood and Los Angeles spring to mind. When all said and done, it is known as the movie capital of the world, and for good reason. This is one place that you can fully immerse yourself in the magic of the movies in many different ways.

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May 26, 2011 by | 0 Comments

Top 8 Things to See and Do in Montreal

St Joseph's Oratory, Montreal

Montreal evokes a little bit of Paris in North America. The city’s joie de vivre is palpable everywhere you go. You can see its 400-year-old history best in Vieux Montreal, the city’s old town, where among the cobblestone streets and the beautifully preserved Notre Dame Basilica, are boutique hotels, art galleries, and trendy bistros. The rest of the city teems with modernity, not only in its architecture but also in its cutting-edge museums, its stylish boutiques, and the fine French cuisine. For a primer, try our list of Top 8 things to see and do in Montreal.

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May 20, 2011 by | 0 Comments

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