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The Best Golf Courses in Edinburgh

The Best Golf Courses in Edinburgh
Golf is one of the biggest draws to Scotland – there are so many tour operators and options for having a great golfing experience.  After all, Scotland is the ‘birthplace of golf.’  You don’t have to go far, though, to enjoy a good game.  Here’s a few of the best golf...
Edinburgh | Tags: featuredarticle | golf | sports | | Comments: 0

The 2010 Paralympic Winter Games Torch Run Begins

The 2010 Paralympic Winter Games Torch Run Begins
The torch relay for the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games began Wednesday in Ottawa, Ontario.  The flame was ignited on Ottawa’s Victoria Island by Aboriginal fire keepers of two Algonquin bands. Arnold Boldt of Moose Jaw Saskatchewan paraded the flame into the House of commons to a standing ovation...
Vancouver | Tags: Events | Family Friendly | featuredarticle | Outdoors & Recreation | Paralympic Winter Games | | Comments: 0

Boston: Temporary Museum Exhibitions Worth Visiting This Spring

Boston: Temporary Museum Exhibitions Worth Visiting This Spring
The second half of Boston’s arts season is well under way and there are lots of newly opened exhibits  at Boston’s many fine museums this spring. Here’s a guide to  some of the best of what to see now. Still life paintings of the 18th century  typically showcase brilliant colors...
Boston | Tags: Announcements | Arts and Entertainment | culture | museums | | Comments: 0

New zip line launches in Saint Lucia

New zip line launches in Saint Lucia
Admittedly, I’m a bit of a wimp when it comes to heights, but Rain Forest Aerial Trams in Saint Lucia has launched a new zip line that sounds too good to pass up, even for those of us who don’t like flying through the air at incredible speeds strapped to a cable. The eco-adventure company, which...
adventure | Tags: adventure travel | eco-tourism | featuredarticle | Saint Lucia | | Comments: 0

Going Green: The Best Hiking Spots in Niagara

Going Green: The Best Hiking Spots in Niagara
There is a much quieter side of Niagara that not a lot of visitors get a chance to see. Sure, seeing the Falls is well worth braving the crowds, it is a magnificent site, but Niagara’s hiking trails stand in stark contrast to the hustle and bustle of Niagara Falls or Niagara on the Lake in the summertime....
Niagara | Tags: hiking | outdoor activities | | Comments: 0

The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum
On March 17, North London’s Jewish Museum will be relaunching, in its new home in Camden. It looks like it’s going to be something special. Just one part of London's Jewish culture - and highly recommended! - the Brick Lane bagel shop One of the things I hate about a lot of ‘Jewish...
London | Tags: jewish london | jewish museum | london museums | | Comments: 0

Take Tango Dance Lessons at Milonga La Viruta

Take Tango Dance Lessons at Milonga La Viruta
If you want to take tango lessons while in Buenos Aires, then I would recommend you drop by La Viruta. La Viruta is a milonga located in the basement of the Armenian Cultural Center at the barrio de Palermo. If you are new to tango, let me explain that a milonga is simply a place to dance tango. In...
Buenos Aires | Tags: dance lessons | featuredarticle | milonga | Tango | | Comments: 5

Celebrate Spring with Japanese Gardens

Celebrate Spring with Japanese Gardens
With the arrival of Spring comes the revered symbols of a fleeting but beautiful life, Japanese cherry blossoms. As March begins, it’s time for gardens to emerge from their hibernation of Winter and display their plants’ infinite colors, namely those of flowers. One unique way to celebrate the coming...
Los Angeles | Tags: featuredarticle | gardens | | Comments: 2

Marie Belle’s Sinful Chocolate at Limelight Marketplace

Marie Belle’s Sinful Chocolate at Limelight Marketplace
Out of the over 60 boutique retailers set to open in The Limelight Marketplace, I’m most excited about luxury chocolatier Marie Belle New York.  Boasting international recognition for their complete line of decadent artisanal chocolates, Marie Belle joins a unique group of tempting vendors in “The...
New York | Tags: Announcements | featuredarticle | Food & Beverage | Shopping | | Comments: 0

Happy Birthday to You, You Look Like a Monkey…..

Happy Birthday to You, You Look Like a Monkey…..
Walt Disney World Resort recently welcomed the birth of several animals into the Kingdom.  All births are exciting, but considering these new additions join three endangered species, it is even more thrilling.  These adorable newborns can be seen by guests to Animal Kingdom (map) at various spots...
Disney | Tags: Disney's Animal Kingdom | featuredarticle | wild animal park | | Comments: 1

25 Boston Activities That Don’t Cost a Penny

25 Boston Activities That Don’t Cost a Penny
Savvy travelers are ever on the lookout for bargains. If you are feeling the pinch of a limited vacation budget,  know that you can experience a lot of terrific Boston travel experiences for free. Here are just a few ! Take a free guided National Park Service tour of the Freedom Trail (15 State St.,...
Boston | Tags: Events | History & Information | top-feature | | Comments: 6

A Grand Easter Celebration

A Grand Easter Celebration
Make it a Grand Time on Easter Sunday, April 4 with exquisite holiday dining – for brunch, dinner and afternoon tea.  Amidst the lush landscapes of the resort’s golf course and Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, you’ll find the perfect backdrop for the resort’s popular Easter Egg...
San Diego | Tags: easter brunch | Family Friendly | Food & Beverage | Restaurants & Bars | | Comments: 1

Vegetarian Festival, Phuket Thailand

Vegetarian Festival, Phuket Thailand
It’s early morning in southern Thailand bustling town of Phuket and I haven’t had the chance to open my eyes before the streets begin erupting with explosions. The sound is piercing and a pillow over my head will not make the noise go away. I decide that there will be no going back to bed at this...
Global Nomad | Tags: featuredarticle | | Comments: 0

Eight Anaheim Olympians Featured on “The Element” Tomorrow

Eight Anaheim Olympians Featured on “The Element” Tomorrow
We all know that the Anaheim Ducks hockey team is one of the best in the NHL, but now we have eight Olympians to prove it!  Ducks players combined for seven medals in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver this past month, and are going to be featured on”The Element,” a local TV program, Thursday,...
Orange County | Tags: News | Olympics | sports | | Comments: 2

Eat-like-a-local in Oakwood

Eat-like-a-local in Oakwood
Sometimes you want a chef, and sometimes you just want a meat-and-three. When you’re heading up I-985 to Lake Lanier or the North Georgia mountains, there’s a great place with little advertising or signage that the locals flock to. Take the Oakwood exit and head east (right if you were coming...
Atlanta | Tags: featuredarticle | Food & Beverage | | Comments: 0

It’s March in the South

It’s March in the South
With springtime around the corner (I think); the crazy, unpredictable weather has only just begun. But don’t let the uncertainty get you down, instead get out and enjoy March in the South. So this month, why don’t you… celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, southern-style. Join in the celebrations, festivals...
Road Trips | Tags: featuredarticle | festivals and events | springtime in the South | things to do in the South | | Comments: 1

The Best of Sawtelle Boulevard

The Best of Sawtelle Boulevard
If you were to put three of the most common Asian countries on one street in Los Angeles, it would be on Sawtelle Boulevard.  You’ll find a Japanese grocery store, karaoke, clothing stores, cute knickknacks, and best of all restaurants. Here are top picks for favorite spots on Sawtelle: Japan Nijiya...
Los Angeles | Tags: Food & Beverage | Restaurants | top-feature | | Comments: 2

Picks of the Week: March 3-9

Picks of the Week: March 3-9
Another week, never a dull moment, and we have some picks for you from an Afro-Cuban funk band at De Rodriguez to a Pink Floyd light show to feasting with the beasts, it’s time for your senses to be awakened. Thursday, March 6 – Add some funk to your Thursday night routine with a visit to...
South Florida | Tags: concerts | dining | miami restaurants | | Comments: 0

Rocking Out in Downtown St. Catharines

Rocking Out in Downtown St. Catharines
Downtown St. Catharines in the Niagara Region is generally pretty deserted during the summer, as daytime shoppers and nighttime bar hoppers tend to migrate to the lakeside bars and shops in Port Dalhousie. But during S.C.E.N.E (St. Catharines Event for New Music Entertainment) Music Festival, Downtown...
Niagara | Tags: featuredarticle | festivals | St. Catharines | | Comments: 0

Final Month for Twilight Package at Port Ludlow

Final Month for Twilight Package at Port Ludlow
Now in its final month, the popular “Twilight” promotion at The Resort at Port Ludlow shows the world (and locals too) why the Olympic Peninsula is such a special place. The resort is about an hour drive from Forks, the quiet rural city made famous in Stephanie Meyer’s best selling Twilight series...
Seattle | Tags: featuredarticle | hotels | Olympic Peninsula | weekend getaways | | Comments: 0