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AFRICA’S BEST SAFARI GUIDES

Brian Jackman, Sunday Times “correspondent in khaki“, has hunted down the best safari guides in all of Africa. What make this list especially useful is the fact that it does not only recommend tour operating companies, but specific persons. [...]

DEALS: SEATTLE TO TOKYO $398 RT

You can fly to Europe, Latin America and China on the cheap. The following are roundtrip fares. Additional taxes, fees, and restrictions apply. Purchase tickets directly on the airline’s own [...]

THE NEW INVITATION FROM AUSTRALIA

Yes, you read it right, the above message does say: So where the bloody hell are you? That is the new controversial slogan that Australia hopes will attract more people to visit the land [...]

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC!

Today the Dominican Republic is celebrating Independence Day! The Dominican Republic became independent in 1844 as it was liberated from Haiti after a 20-year occupation. [...]

ICELAND IS CELEBRATING BOLLUDAGUR

Iceland is today celebrating Bolludagus or Bun Day. It is an old tradition to eat puffed buns filled with jam and whipped cream and with a chocolate topping two days before the beginning of [...]

CRUISES, CRUISES, CRUISES!

Deciding to go on a cruise is one thing, but deciding which cruise to choose is already a more complex process. There are so many cruise lines, ships, destinations, special offers, and considerations like food, service, entertainment, facilities, security, price, and last but not least quality of staterooms to take into [...]

BIGGER IS BETTER

Bigger is better, and not only bigger, but faster too. The better the cameras the bigger our appetite for bigger and faster memory cards. Everyone with a digital camera knows how desirable it would be to be able to take more pictures, with less (preferably no) waiting time between shots. The PMA Show has brought out not only an entire generation of new and improved cameras, but also memory [...]

EXHIBITIONS AROUND THE GLOBE

Elisabeth Hopkins of the International Herald Tribune has compiled a list of interesting exhibitions around the world. She is describing exhibitons in Asia, Europe, and the United States. [...]

BEAUTIFUL CHINA

When we think about China, too often we tend to think about huge cities, urban sprawl, industrial centers, incredible growth, and uncontrolled pollution. But luckily there is much more to it. There are still amazingly beautiful rural [...]

MOST DANGEROUS DESTINATIONS 2006

Forbes has published its annual list of most dangerous places. This year’s list does not contain any surprises, it consists of the usual suspects from the last few years. Civil war, or the central government’s inability to maintain security in some certain area, are the reasons for all of the countries to be on the [...]