Monthly Archives: July 2010

2 We Have a Winner!!

The contest is over and the time to announce the winner has come, but before doing so I have to say that despite expecting  many more participants I was glad to recieve 27  entries from  India, Chile, Italy, USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Argentina, Malaysia and Singapore.  Yup, all the entries have come from just these […]

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5 Photo of the Week

Australia is a land of spectacular natural wonders, great beaches and exciting people and not surprisingly travelers flock there every year to enjoy this great country. During our trip a few months ago we were driving with our campervan through a small town and reached a small fishing harbour set right besides some rocks when […]

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7 Insider Tips for Your Island Holidays in Spain

  Spain has been one of the most visited countries in the world for many years, but during the summer months there are two islands that receive more tourists than any other place in the country: Mallorca (Majorca in Catalonian) and Tenerife. Mallorca is the biggest of the Balearic Islands, located in the Mediterranean Sea […]

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The Contest is a Child’s Game!

I wont be giving any more clues for place number 1, but you can still enter the contest and win a 1 year subscription to National Geographic Travelere magazine  by guessing place number 2. Here is the first clue: It is the second tallest building in the world, designed to withstand the many earthquakes that […]

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15 Travel Dreams of a Ten Year Old Boy

I’m not quite sure about when I first wanted to visit East Asia but I do know it was a long time ago, probably inspired by great movies like The Empire of the Rising Sun or spectacular photographs I used to stare at in National Geographic magazines when I was about 10 years old, give […]

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21 New Zealand: North Island in 10 pictures

New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, is known as the city of sails because of the hundreds of yachts that can be spotted near the harbour. Two things make Rotorua stand out as the second most visited city in New Zealand’s North island: geothermal energy has been used here as a natural resource for hundreds of […]

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3 Photo of the week

The  financial and commercial embargo imposed on Cuba by the United States since 1960 has weakened this country’s economy for decades, bringing poverty to an otherwise naturally wealthy island in the caribbean. Ironically 6.6% of Cuba’s imports are from the U.S- in fact the U.S. is Cuba’s main  supplier of food and agricultural products, with […]

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4 Win a Free Subscription to Nat Geo Traveler Magazine!

National Geographic has been THE travel, culture and photography magazine for many decades. Its in depth coverage of remote locations around the world and excellent photography have been a benchmark ever since the first issue was published back in 1888- no, it’s not a typo!  This incredible magazine is over 100 years old and is […]

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Photo of the week

The Dome in Hiroshima is one of the only three buildings within a 2 kilometer radius of the explosion’s epicenter that did not collapse on that dreadful morning of August 6th ín 1945. Known as the Gembaku Domu in Japanese  it was originally called the Industrial Promotion Hall and was designed to be a commercial […]

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6 Outdoor Adventures in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Mexico has been a well known tourist destination for many decades and not by chance. Well, perhaps the fact that it shares the longest border in the world between a first and third world country with the US has helped a bit, but it’s undeniable that the warm weather, fine beaches, cheap costs, thick jungles, […]

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