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Find a home away from home with Wimdu

Find a home away from home with Wimdu

| December 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

If you’re comfortable staying someone’s home while traveling or opening your own door, Wimdu is a service that connects travellers with locals renting rooms—at rates well below nearby hotels.

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Earth

Earth

| November 9, 2011 | 6 Comments

Enormous and minuscule. Raw and refined. Widespread and intimate.

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Central America

Central America

| November 7, 2011 | 3 Comments

I’m not a tourist. I don’t have matching luggage. I don’t do all-inclusive. Nobody leaves a mint on my pillow. It’s not about the getting there .It’s about the being there. This is the final of eight promotional videos that we produced in-house for G Adventures as part of our new campaign. Hope you enjoyed […]

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North America

North America

| November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Explore North America. The spiritual home of rock & roll, the milkshake and the drive-in movie! This is the seventh of eight promotional videos that we produced in-house for G Adventures as part of our new campaign. It’s not every day you get to open up a brand-new continent, so forgive us if we’re a […]

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Asia

Asia

| November 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

No easy-sip lids. No paper sleeves. No triple-half-cap-venti whatever. They don’t have free wi-fi at this location. They don’t have wi-fi, period. I just updated my status to “Culture-shocked.” This is the sixth of eight promotional videos that we produced in-house for G Adventures as part of our new campaign. Exotic. Mysterious. Mesmerizing. These are […]

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South America

South America

| November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

This ain’t no walk in the park—it’s South America. And it’s worth every step! This is the fifth of eight promotional videos that we produced in-house for G Adventures as part of our new campaign. Infectious samba rhythms; towering Andean peaks scraping their fingers against the heavens; the tangy bite of chumuchurri on Argentina asado; […]

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Africa

Africa

| November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

This ain’t no zoo—it’s Africa. If you get too close here, you won’t be escorted out by security—you’ll be dinner! This is the fourth of eight promotional videos that we produced in-house for G Adventures as part of our new campaign. Africa. It’s on every traveller’s to-do list, but on very few “done” lists. This […]

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North Africa & Middle East

North Africa & Middle East

| November 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Forgettable: pillow mints. Unforgettable: Pyramids. This is the third of eight promotional videos that were produced in-house for G Adventures as part of its new campaign—North Africa & the Middle East. In a region that straddles two continents and encompasses hundreds of dialects and millennia of history, you’ll find that hospitality and friendliness know no […]

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Europe

Europe

| November 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

From the peaks of the Alps to the shores of the Mediterranean,

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Spain For All Seasons

Spain For All Seasons

| August 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

When you think of Spain your thoughts usually turn to sun, sea and sangria. But a Spanish holiday doesn’t necessarily have to mean a summer holiday.

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The best of Kefalonia for families, foodies and friends

The best of Kefalonia for families, foodies and friends

| July 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Greece might have been purpose-built to host wonderful villa holidays. Blessed with some of Europe’s finest scenery (not to mention a sun-kissed climate) it is a country where a week spent lazing by a pool has become an art form – not least because most villas in Greece are spacious, modern affairs where you can truly let your cares ebb away.

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Why Is Renting The Best Way To Really See London?

Why Is Renting The Best Way To Really See London?

| July 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

There are few cities in the world more diverse than London. For starters, it’s estimated that over 230 different languages are spoken in the English capital. As anyone who has spent any length of time here can testify, the city is also divided into a series of small boroughs that all have their own unique identity and which offer visitors a wide variety of choice.

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Enjoy Wimbledon!

Enjoy Wimbledon!

| June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Wimbledon Championships, which got under way on June 20, is a highlight of the sporting calendar, but it’s much more than just a tennis tournament. It’s actually the oldest tennis tournament around, although that’s not what makes it really stand out. No, it’s the selection of quintessential British traditions and quirks that make it so appealing and create such a buzz for a frantic fortnight of watching the best of the best slog it out at the All England Club.

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Italian Rooms with a View!

Italian Rooms with a View!

| June 19, 2011 | 4 Comments

Whether you’re hankering for a high-brow weekend, nights of hedonism in Italy’s fair cities or a peachy rural bolthole surrounded by lakes and mountains we’ve hand-picked five of the finest Italian hotels with serious wow factor.

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Travelling the world’s golf courses on a shoestring budget

Travelling the world’s golf courses on a shoestring budget

| June 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you dream of a different tee in every country, without bursting the budget, a little research will go a long way.

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Go Around the World in your Gap Year

Go Around the World in your Gap Year

| May 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

If you have just finished school, or you are just about to, and the idea of planning a round-the-world trip appeals to you, here a few of the important steps you need to take along the way to open up a world of opportunity and travelling enjoyment.

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Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Perhaps the greatest thing about staying at Mandalay Bay is the sheer variety of things to do and see. After checking out your lavish room, pay a visit to the pool, often billed as the absolute best pool in all of Las Vegas.

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Free Travel Language Guides from World Nomads

Free Travel Language Guides from World Nomads

| April 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

Have you ever been stuck in a country wanting to be polite, but not even knowing the word for ‘please’? Or been frustrated when you couldn’t ask for the most basic directions to where you’re going? WorldNomads.com Language Guides give you enough phrases to keep you travelling safely and get more from your holiday.

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The Weird and Wonderful Side of Tenerife

The Weird and Wonderful Side of Tenerife

| January 31, 2011 | 2 Comments

No doubt that Tenerife has a long history, beautiful scenery and a great cultural heritage. But it’s also home to some very weird, unusual and downright interesting things. Here are three of the more unusual tourist draws on the island.

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European River Cruising: A 2011 Travel Trend

European River Cruising: A 2011 Travel Trend

| January 17, 2011 | 6 Comments

Getting off the beaten track and visiting Europe’s smaller villages by river boat is predicted to be immensely popular in 2011, especially during spring, according to Australia’s Herald Sun, which named European river cruising a top travel trend for 2011‎.

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